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Pc WON'T BOOT AFTER INSTALLING NEW GRAPHICS CARD

Q: Pc WON'T BOOT AFTER INSTALLING NEW GRAPHICS CARD

So after Installing new Graphics card (Afox Geforce G210 DDR3 LP EOL in my Pc it wont boot i only see the Big circle main Light while the small red one don't which usually blinks when my computer is working. We already look inside and every fan is spinning including the fan in the Gra)phics card. We already try a lot of things and still don't know the cause Monitor is just pitch black and i hear no sounds because i don't have Internal speaker. So yeah we bought this Afox Geforce G210 it doesn't have power port you just need to insert it in the Pci-e slot so I put it in the Pci-e Slot x16 which is the single slot this motherboard has. We already bought 1080 Monitor and it still didn't work, disabled the Display adapter "Intel" and uninstalled it's past drivers, Also Boot in Safe Boot Minimal, Changed the Bios setting PEG/PCI and the Dram from "auto" to "800", Removed the Ram and Cmos battery, and it can't be Power Supply because we have a "700W" power supply and We already brought back the Graphics card and it works in their Pc . And yes we did put the Vga cable in the Graphics card and tried to put it on the Motherboard and still no luck , is this because of the startup because mine is on selective which should have been Normal

My Specs:
Pentium Dual-Core E6500 2.93GHz
Onboard Graphics: Intel GMA 4500
Trying to use: Afox Geforce G210 (DDR3 LP EOL)
Fortress 700W PSU
Foxconn Motherboard G41MXE-G41MXE-K (Bios: American Megatrends inc. 080015 9/30/2010) Do i need bios update?
because the one in motherboard manufacturer website is for 64bit *its a hard life
Monitor: Benq GW2270 (1080)
Windows 8 32bit

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Preferred Solution: Pc WON'T BOOT AFTER INSTALLING NEW GRAPHICS CARD

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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Hello Provost, I have used your method and now the card won't beep anymore, HOWEVER, the PC now just doesn't get the card at all... A bit of background... The GPU included in the HP Envy (hp9-1001de) got burnt a few weeks ago. Since then I've been using the integrated Intel HD Graphics. However, when watching videos, suddenly the fan started going wild, so I decided to buy a new cheap GPU, the GeForce 210. First thing I did after inserting the card was to unplug the DVI cable I am using now (as VGA is unsupported on the integrated Intel HD Graphics ports) from the Intel HD port, and plug it into the port of the new card. When booting up, I see something on the screen, I see the blue page when the system starts, but then nothing happens. Another time I pressed ENTER and I got to the system menu, but it then freezed again there. It seemed that after 10 seconds, the system freezed wherever it was. So I plugged the cable back to the Intel port, and... I got the BEEPs the user is referring to here. And I came out to this thread. I DISABLED the Slot Security options in the BIOS liek you suggested, and... ...with the cable plugged into the Intel HD port, the system was now starting! Yess!!! So I shut down the system, plugged the cable to the new card, but with my great surprise, the system defaulted to the Intel HD card and not to the new card for the video output!!!I know it doesn't make sense, but it seems like with Security Enabled the... Read more

A:Re: PC WON'T BOOT AFTER INSTALLING NEW GRAPHICS CARD, HELP!!...

Nukles,Your original inquiry was attached to a previous message that was over 1 year old in it's last comment.  The original Post/Inquiry was severely dated (2014).  Now, having pulled you inquiry to the front, and removing all the previous chatter, it's of some benefit to you. 

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Hi, I replaced the graphics card and PSU on my HP Pavilion 500-199 with an XFX Radeon HD 6870 and an EVGA 500W PSU. Before i replaced the card, I uninstalled the previous graphics card drivers already. When i boot the computer, there would be no signal on the monitor, however i can see all of the fans spinning inside the pc. I tried switching back to the old graphics card and psu that came with the computer, but the monitor still shows no signal. I have tried resetting the CMOS by moving the jumpers and resetting the battery. The mouse and keyboard would also get no connection. Does anyone know what I can do? Thanks edit: sorry for repost, no button to delete post.

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Hi, I replaced the graphics card and PSU on my HP Pavilion 500-199 with an XFX Radeon HD 6870 and an EVGA 500W PSU. Before i replaced the card, I uninstalled the previous graphics card drivers already. When i boot the computer, there would be no signal on the monitor, however i can see all of the fans spinning inside the pc. I tried switching back to the old graphics card and psu that came with the computer, but the monitor still shows no signal. I have tried resetting the CMOS by moving the jumpers and resetting the battery. The mouse and keyboard would also get no connection. Does anyone know what I can do? Thanks

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Can anyone help please? i've searched the net and can't find an answer.
I have a:
Biostar p4m900-m7fe motherboard
Intel p4 cpu
450w psu
2x1gb kingston ddr2-667 memory
HD3450 256mb graphics card.

With this combination vista won't boot, the mobo beeps once but then goes on a loop with no start.
If i use the onboard graphics instead of HD3450 it works fine, and if i use all as above but with a 1gb ddr2-667 and a 256mb ddr2-400 instead, it also works fine.
I have also tried a 128mb ati x700pro graphics card but to no avail.
I can't fathom this out at all and presume there is a simple explaination or solution for this.
Any help would be appreciated.
 

A:Vista won't boot after installing 2gb ram and 256mb graphics card

Its maybe because you didnt uninstalled drivers from previous graphic card. you cant have diffrent drivers than graphic card.
 

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Hello all,

I really hope someone can help me with this problem, since I have been spending already quite some time on this error. So here is the deal:

A friend of mine has quite a mediocre computer and he decided that he wants to play Company of Heroes (which is a game from 2008 I think). As expected, his old videocard wasnt good enough, so I helped him find a good graphics card in order to play this game ad perhaps also others. Its an older system so it has only a AGP slot.

So he bought a Sapphire HD3650 AGP. And because his old PSU didnt supply the power this card needs, I looked for an better PSU which he bought as well. But now comes the problem. The old drivers were deleted by using some driver sweeper program. After that, new ATI drivers were installed, but after this the system did not recognize the new videocard. If I went to device manager, the VGA onboard would be listed a screenadapter.

Apparantly, this is something that happens to more people, since ATI has a hotfix for this problem available, which I downloaded and installed. After the installation was complete, a reboot was required which I of course did. When rebooting, I got the blue screen for a short moment, just before one expects the windows log on screen to appear, after which it immidiatly reboots.

This keeps on happening. I am able to go in safemode. If I go to device manager and turn the graphicscard off (which is indeed recognized now), I can reboot normally.

Ok guys, now the question is of cou... Read more

A:Blue Screen after boot-up, after installing a new Graphics card

Nobody who has any suggestions?
 

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Hey, I just ordered a Radeon HD7950 an since I can't use it until the power cable adapter arrives I wanted to test to see if it fit in my case. I took my 6770 out, dusted it off with a tissue and blew dust off of it and the pcie slot. after testing I put it back in.

However now my pc will not boot. It turns on, spins the gpu fan briefly but doesn't boot. Every ten seconds it spins the fan again but to no avail.

Everything else seems to work, hard drive and cpu fan spins up, mobo led lights up but nothing comes up on screen.

I don't want to test my 7950 since I only have 1 6 pin connector (it needs an 8 and a 6)

Is it the 6770 or my motherboard that is dead?
 

A:Solved: PC wont boot after removing and installing graphics card

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My computer loads up fine goes to the windows logo , then goes black , after about 30 seconds the computer restarts itself and does this same proccess over and over. I have tried everything disabling onboard, reinstalling windows , uninstalling drivers and doing a clean install, etc im really fustrated and dont know what to do next . Any help is GREATLY appreciated!

A:Dell Vostro 200 wont Boot up after Installing new Graphics Card

Maybe try different version of the drivers. I had one recently that the updated drivers killed the system. Also, is it possible the card could be defective?

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I upgraded my operating system from Windows 7 to Windows 10 last year and had no problems running two monitors (HDMI and VGA) from the onboard GPU (ATI Radeon 3000) until Windows 10 updated in about November. Then the monitor shifted to Generic PnPmonitor and I couldn't adjust the resolution and get the display to span the two monitors. The ATI website says that the Radeon 3000 driver is not compatible with Windows 10, so I bought an MSI GeForce GT 710 graphics card. When I plugged in the card and turned on the computer, it came up with both monitors working correctly and spanning both. When I ran the install program on the included disk and retarted the computer it would not boot into Windows. The monitor would just get stuck on the black Lenovo screen. I can boot into the Bios with the F1 key and the monitor works. When I remove the card and plug the monitors back into the mother board, it works, but still at the wrong resolution and no option to span the monitors. Am I doing something wrong that the computer won't boot into Windows when the card is installed? Is there a way to solve this with the original GPU on the motherboard?

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I'm having a problem others seem to encouter, but can't get it resolved. I bought a ATI Radeon 600X Pro 256MB/PCI-E card. I have an Emachine T6410 computer with built in ati xpress 200. Specs found herehttp://www.emachines.com/support/product_support.html?cat=desktop&subcat=T-Series&model=T6410)

My problem is after installing the card my computer doesn't recognize the hardware. As soon as I put the card in, my monitor will not work. The computer boots up and the monitor has power, but no picture. The card fan is working...i can hear it. I take the card out and it works fine.

Here is what I have tried:
-Called emachines for support and after disabling my onboard graphics, still doesn't work, they say call ATI
-Tried support from ATI....no help, they say its the computer
-Tried disabling in BIOS, but it doesn't offer a selection for that. It also does't have a PNP feature. Only first initial display..which I tried on PCIEX
-Plug monitor to both card, and onboard.
-Check MSI website and I do have updated BIOS

I can tell that the onboard graphics are disabled due to large scale print. I tried uninstalling the drivers, but when i turn it on it detects and installs the built in graphics. I just can't get the monitor to work whenever the card is inserted. If it would work I could manually install the hardware and drivers. I'm thinking I need a different BIOS that would let me use PNP and disable onboard graphi... Read more

A:Problem installing new graphics card on Emachine/onboard-graphics

An extreme option

As you do have the option of a working computer prior to installing the new card I would back up any files that are important to you..
Then, before I would pay someone else BIG bucks, I would put in the new card and try a fresh install of windows. Force it to recognise your new card. The drivers that Windows will pick should suffice until the install is done and you can then install the card specific drivers from your disk.
This is given ONLY as a choice. I am not sure this will solve your problem but IT IS something this cheap bas____ would try before paying someone else.

Good Luck and check back, maybe someone else will contribute a better idea.
Greg
 

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I have lost my cd rom windows will not acknowledge that it is there although on start up is is shown as being found. thanks for the help with the video card.
 

A:lost cd-romdrive while installing graphics card card doesn,t work right either

Welcome to the forum Ray and Julia,

Recheck all the cables and make sure they are plugged in properly.

When you install a new video card you have to remove ALL drivers for the old card.
Uninstall the drivers for the old card in Add/Remove Programs and if you don't have the option there, check in Control Panel/Device Manager and make sure there are not 2 cards showing under Display Adapters. If the old one is still showing, Highlight it and click Remove.

Uninstall the new video card drivers, restart then re-install the new drivers.
 

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I just bought a Dell Dimension E520 with the Intel Media Accelerator X3000. I then bought the EVGA 7600GT 256-P2-N615-TX Rvideo card and want to install it. I hear that you have to first disable the integrated graphics card. I will be installing the the video card in the PCI-e slot. If anyone can give me detailed instructions on doing this please reply.


Dimension E520
PentiumŪ D Processor 925 (3GHz, 800FSB)
2GB Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM at 667MHz- 2DIMMs
IntelŪ Graphics Media Accelerator X3000
 

A:Installing Video Card Over Integrated Graphics Card

Depending on your computer as soon as you install the video card it may disable the onboard video. If you install the new card and it doesn't work then you will have to acess the BIOS and disable it from there.
 

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My graphics card started acting up. After intalled my wifi card. The graphics card temperature will randomly go down to 0 degrees and the fans will go to max.while the wifi card is installed . but if I take the wifi card out the graphics card acts fine. My specs are as folows: I have a asus h97 anniversary edition motherboard, an Intel i-5 4460 with 16gb of cosair vengeance ram an sapphire r9 380 nitro oc dual-x 4gb graphics card. A 520 watt 80+bronze certified seasonic powersupply an a Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive and for the wifi card it's a Gigabyte - GC-WB867D-I REV 4.2 PCI-Express x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter. If anyone can give me any insight on why this is happening that would be greatly appreciated.
 

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Hello there, I am doing some work for a friend on his new-ish HP computer. The specs it shipped with are:

HP Pavillion p6531p
Aloe H-RS880-uATX motherboard
AMD Athlon II X4 635 processor
6GB DDR3 memory
Integrated ATI radeon HD 4200 graphics
250 watt Bestec power supply

He wanted to upgrade the graphics for gaming, and ended up purchasing an XFX ATI Radeon HD 5670 brand new. Because it recommended a 400W power supply, he also purchased a second-hand-but-tested L&C brand 450W power supply.

He first replaced the power supply and reconnected all the elements of the motherboard and the hard disk and optical drive, and then booted up, and everything worked and displayed just fin with the onboard graphics. BUT...After installing the XFX ATI Radeon HD 5670 in the PCI-e slot he hooked the monitor to the DVI ouput on the card and rebooted. the computer appeared to reboot normally and all fans and lights were running appropriately, but no signal at all during the whole process from the graphics card. Not too unusual, right? But...

He powered down, took the graphics card back out and reconnected his monitor to the onboard graphics, then booted back up. This time, even though it had booted successfully in this configuration just a few minutes previously with perfect monitor signal, he got the "no signal" from the monitor.

We have since worked on this problem quite a bit to the extent of our abilities. The XFX card works like a dream when inserted into my computer. So ... Read more

A:No signal from PCI-e card OR onboard graphics after installing new card

Maybe a loose connection in computer or cable/monitor.
 

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Win 98, Cyrix 300 processor, Jetwaytx mboard, 128mb ram.

Changing from Matrox 4mb 2d/3d card to a Creative 12mb voodoo2 3dfx card.

When I installed the matrox card about 2 years ago, I had to uninstall the drivers for the onboard graphics. I now need to use the onboard graphics in conjunction with the 3dfx card. I have them on cd. How do I install them? If I remove the old card and install new card, I get nothing on the screen. If I use win98 startup disk it will boot part of the way and then stops.

Should I/can I install the drivers with the old card still in place? If so how do I do it?

thanks in anticipation
 

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I can't seem to find my card in the manual and I can find any help to install it Its not the 6800 Ultra AGP its the 6800 GS AGP I think It has only one connection for the Psu and came for a power dongle in a Y to a plug in the bottom of te Y part into the graphics card and the other one into an available 4 straight line connector on my mobo leaving the other one empty Could that work. Its called the P7 the white straight line 4 slot connector
 

A:help installing graphics card

I plugged it in untill it fit snugly screwed it in. Thing is I didn't read anything when the pc started up. I mean I right clicked desktop and settings and it was the default card. I use the add new hardware wizard it said it couldnt' find anything. I put in teh driver disk and now its installing it I guess. Should it have already been found before having to put in the driver disc? Its my6800 gs card for windows xp. It says it was succesfully installed. Didn't ask for a system restart though lol. I still dunno if i plugged the power connector in right with the power dongle;.
 

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Hi guys i am new here. I have my first pc here and i just bought a new graphics card. Only problem is i dont know which power cable to buy for it as the one thats in there doesnt seem to be plugged in. Help please.
 

A:Installing a new graphics card

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hello to whoever is gonna try to help me. first i know very little about computers so when u explain things try not to explain easy as possible. well i got a ati radeon x700 pro from my friend and was trying to install it in my computer. its an emachines and i know they are cheap. i followed the instructions the best i could but when i started my computer just got blank screen. if any1 could explain what i might need to do i would appreciate it a lot. i have emachines t5048 intel pentium 4 CPU 3.00GHz 1.87 gb of ram. i dont know if u need to know any of that **** but i put it anyways.
 

A:need help installing graphics card.

Did you uninstall the old graphics driver from the Add and Remove Programs before installing the new card? If so, please list the steps you took to remove the old card and install the new card. Include what you did with the graphics drivers (if anything). That would help to spot any error you might have made.
 

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Well, just a few weeks ago I bought a new computer. It came with an intergraed graphics card on the mother board, but it does have a AGP slot. My freind gave me his GeForce 4 taht he does not use. I know that it's a GeFoce 4 MX brand, with the 64 bit core card. THe problem is when I plug the moniter in, it loads everything, shows the windows logo, and then tunrs off. The screen says DPMS off, and this is by the time I should see the log on screen, but I do not. When I try to install the driver, it says no device matches the software. Help?

A:Installing Graphics Card

d/l the latest drivers from nvidia
in the device manager
disable the onboard
turn the computer off
check the card is seated properly
move the monitor cable to the card
start the computer tapping f8 and choose vga mode
when windows finishes booting
disable a/virus
install your drivers
reboot the computer

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First, i'll let you all know i am in no way computer literate and i've never even attempted such thing before in my life!

Ok, so the instructions are telling me to uninstall my old graphics card by uninstalling it from add/remove programs. I know my old graphics card is a GForce 4 (thats all i know) and i cant find it in add/remove programs to unistall. Is there any other name i would find it under, or any other way of unistalling it?
 

A:Help With Installing New Graphics Card!

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Hi, I am totally new to the world of graphics cards, and upgrading computers.

I have a dell dimensions 2400 series computer. I just bought a GeForce 5500FX graphics card (PCI). The graphics card I am currently using is a intel (R) 82845G/GL/GE/PE/GV or intel (R) Extreme, and it is intergrated, which I am not to sure what that means. I need help installing my geforce, and also I need to know if this card is going to be compatible with my motherboard.
 

A:Help installing graphics card PLEASE.

Integrated means that your computer has a video card on-board. literrally ON its BOARD. Notice if you look inside the computer that you connect your monitor directly to the motherboard.

http://images.tigerdirect.com/itemdetails/P56-5501COUT.jpg

You have purchased a PCI video card, so you'll have to insert it into one of the PCI slots on your board. Usually you can do this and the motherboard will pick it up automatically.

Simply flic the OFF switch on the power supply so that no power can come through. Open your case and ground yourself (touch a piece of metal on the case) to remove any static. Insert the card into one of the PCI slots (there's 3 of them on a dimension and they are white. (you may need to unscrew one of the thin metal coverings on the back of the case. each slot has its own cover). Before you close the case, make sure the CARD fan is plugged into the 3 prong tiny outlet on its card. Now move your monitor cable from your Integrated Video port, to its new home on the video card.

That should be good enough for the computer to recognize it. But you probably got a DRIVER CD which should be installed (or downloaded from the website) as soon as windows boots up, to make the card work at full performance.
 

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I need to upgrade my video card to get Aero when I install W7. I have an onboard card now. I understand that I need to go into the Bios and disable it. I don't want to go in there and screw it up. I have an AMI Bios. I don't know if it is possible to give me a "road map" so that I know what screens to bring up, but I sure would appreaciate some help if that is possible. == One thing that concerns me is what if I change the Bios in error and nothing shows on the screen, how do I go back in the Bios and change it back since nothing is on the screen? == Also I am looking for a video card in the $60 range. Does anyone have a suggestion?

Thanks,

A:Installing Graphics Card

You don't need to go into the bios, once you install a card it disables onboard graphics. As for which card to choose in your price range the ATi Radeon 4350 is a solid cheap card.

Also, I don't recommend messing with the bios if you don't know what you are doing. Thats why pci-e and agp cards automattically disable the onboard.

Finally I found this, hope it helps This one is PCI-E http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127412

AGP http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814131173

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ok, i need a bit of help here. i got a new graphcis card and i want to install it. i already have intergrated graphics but i got a pci card. the thing is, i know i have to uninstal the old card, but what if the new one doesnt work? i dont have the old drivers. and do i have to remove th intergrated graphics or can i just leave it there on the motehrboard to save a bit of hassle?

also, could someone give me a quick guide, just so as i can get it straightened out a bit in my head

thanks alot,lol. the guides on the net confuse me =[
 

A:installing my new graphics card

NO!! DO NOT EVEN ATTEMPT TO PHYSICALLY REMOVE THE INTERGRATED GRAPHICS!

Intergrated means it is built into the motherboard, the chip is set in the motherboard, if you remove it chances are you will fudge the motherboard.

You have to unistall the drivers for the intergrated graphics then restart the computer and disable the onboard graphics in the BIOS.

I'm not sure what computer you have but if you just keep pressing the delete button on your keyboard as soon as you switch the computer on you should get into the BIOS. Try and look for something called integrated peripherals in there, it should be inside there, something about onboard graphics. DO NOT TOUCH OR ALTER OTHER SETTINGS OR YOU CAN SCREW YOUR COMPUTER!
 

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So I'm trying to install a graphics card, specifically the Geforce 5200 FX on my computer. However I keep having the same problem. When I plug the monitor into the card and turn on my computer, the monitor takes a second to load and when it does I get a blank screen. Eventually a blank random yellow box will appear but thats it. I disabled the on-board graphics card through device manager and still have this problem. I was told to go into BIOS and disable but I've looked everywhere in BIOS and theres nothing about video adaptors, there network and sound adaptor options, but thats it. Any help at all would be seriously appreciated. Oh and OS is a Windows XP. So Anyone?
 

A:Installing a Graphics Card

I am assuming it is an AGP card. Second I am also assuming it does not require to be externally powered.

Internal video needs to be disabled in BIOS, not device manager.
 

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Hi, Ive got a pacard bell with no graphics card, a friend has given me his old geforce 2 (better than nothing!?). As Ive never had the back off a pc can some one point me in the direction of a link with BIG pictures and BIG writing please!
 

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Hey everyone, since I've gotten a new computer it came with the AMD VISIONS Graphics Driver/Control Panel, when I bought the computer I also purchased a PNY Graphics Card with it.

What I'm asking is, whenever I start up the computer I get this warning (it does not cause any bluescreens or real errors, I just want it to stop it from popping up.)



I started getting it after I installed my new graphics card, all I want to know is, what do I need to do to get that message disabled?

A:Un-installing an old graphics card?

Hi IITT, welcome to 7F!

First go to Control Panel, and make sure AMD VISIONS has been uninstalled.
Then go to Device Manager, and make sure AMD VISIONS has at least been disabled.

Then type/copy/paste msconfig into Search or Run (Preferred) and check the startup tab for any mention of AMD graphics. If you find any uncheck them, and then restart.

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I would like to install a nvidia 6600gt AGP graphics card into my computer.

As the motherboard has its own graphics hardware built into it, will I need to disable it in Devices before the AGP card will work?
 

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HI I wanted to know if anyone can give me the steps to take installing a new ati all in wonder agp card, I have an emachines w2785 w/ a 3d se unichrome agp slot, I assume the current graphics are onboard. Can someone give me the play by play, should I install the new first then diable the old, blah blah blah, sorry im kinda dense sometimes, lol I would appreciate any help anyone could give me,thanks alot
 

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i recently bought a diamond radeon 9550 s120 128mb graphics card, unfortunaly my brothers friend unistalled the driver for the video card and i am unable to reinstal for some reason, right now my computer is running on the default video settings and i can not play my games i need help, i tried to go into device manger to enable or disable it but everything is gone i dont know what to do, i dont want to dump my hard drive but i just cant seem to fix the problem, someone please HELP meeeee
 

A:Help With Installing Graphics Card

Download the Catalyst drivers from this page assuming that you have Windows XP and run them. It will do all the work for you. If that doesn't work, let us know.
 

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I am struggling to put my new graphics card in my computer! It's a gtx 750 and it seems to be the correct size but it doesn't seem to connect Is it fine going to an electronics store like maplin so they can do it for me?
 

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Ok So i installed my new graphics card but on  when i hit the power button i hear 3 spread out beeps and then my screen shows a black screen with  a blinking underscore my  grpahics card i had was a gt 620 but my new one is the gtx 750 ti ftw edition by evga please help i would like to use my new graphics card but also  when i  put the old graphics card in it boots up fine  my rig  cosair cx 500 w power supply  10 gigs of  ram amd   6120 six core processor  mother board M3970AM-HP (Angelica2)

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Ok to start out i'm not a comp noob i have pretty good experience for the most part wich is why i'm so stumped. I have a dell dimension 3000 and it can only use pci cards i know that agp or better yet pci express is better but its what i have to deal with lol. I got a nvidia geforce 5500 256 mb for it and i put switched onboard to auto in the bios and then disabled the intel extreme graphics turned off the comp installed the graphics card booted the comp up installed the drivers but for some reason its not working right. i know the card is good but the only thing that works is the monitor on the graphics card and i don't even see a screen till the comp loads and i have to type in my password and even though the monitor works on the graphics card its still using the integrated graphics. I have tried to redo this several different ways and i'm at my wits end anymore. If someone either has a dell and had the same problem or just know how to fix this i would deeply appreciate it.
 

A:Need help installing graphics card

Leave the onboard graphics on and try the PCI card
 

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hi,
could some kind person advise me how to install a graphics card as i have on board at present,and the drivers i had to download off the web. thank you
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Piece of cake......... push card into agp slot...load drivers from accompanying cd..... you shouldn't need to disable the onboard graphics
 

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Hi,

I'm looking to buy a new graphics card for my desktop, as my current one doesn't really compatible with new games. My graphics card is Intel(R) 82945G Express Chipset Family. However I have no knowledge when it comes to things like this and it would be great if someone recommended me a good graphics card.

Also does it have to be a certain type or can I buy and use any graphics card?

Thanks.

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Hey, Welcome to the forums! What kind of games do you wish to play? I see you only have 1GB of RAM, this will hold you back, you should try to get 2+. Also check and see what kind of PCIe slots you have.

Newegg.com - PNY VCGGTS2501XPB GeForce GTS 250 1GB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

is the card I have and I play Bad Company 2, Mass Effect 2, ect.

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Ok So i installed my new graphics card but on  when i hit the power button i hear 3 spread out beeps and then my screen shows a black screen with  a blinking underscore my  grpahics card i had was a gt 620 but my new one is the gtx 750 ti ftw edition by evga please help i would like to use my new graphics card but also  when i  put the old graphics card in it boots up fine  my rig  cosair cx 500 w power supply  10 gigs of  ram amd   6120 six core processor  mother board M3970AM-HP (Angelica2)

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I recently installed Windows 10 on my computer. The day after, I was searching for some games, so I installed Angry Birds, which I had on the previous windows too. (and worked) When i tried to open it, I got the error :
"OpenGL 2.0 render not supported"
"OpenGL 1.4 render not supported"

I searched on different forums for answers on how to fix this and almost everywhere I found that you need to upgrade your graphics driver. When i search for updates it tells me that ''Windows has determined the driver software for your device is up to date''.

Before installing Windows 10, I was happy with my Win 7 Ultimate. After I messed up something on my pc, windows did not start anymore, so I was forced to reinstall it. I had an old dvd with windows vista, I installed it, planning to install win 7 after that.. and until getting win 7 again,
I installed some things too on vista, (this including the game I mentioned before) and it worked.
Then I got again Windows 7. Good. I just installed it, so I didn't had an antivirus or something, and (I don't know exactly how ) after some hours I was lucky enough to get a ransomware virus. Well. All my files were cripted. I removed it, but my pc didn't worked well after that.. And then, for being more sure it's everything okay, I decided to get Windows 10.

Now I'm stuck at this problem with the graphics driver.
I searched on nvidia and geforce official sites for drivers, but I did... Read more

A:Installing Graphics Card

ASUS M2N-MX SE motherboard
It has NVIDIA GeForce 6100 integrated graphics and a NVIDIA nForce 430 chipset.
It was designed for and supports Windows XP and Windows Vista.

AMD Sempron 3200+ 1.80 GHz single core processor
It has a very low benchmark score of 411.

You're trying to run Windows 10 and play games in a "dinosaur" that doesn't support Windows 10 and doesn't have the hardware and speed for either.

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Hey Guys!
i am attempting to install a new graphics card. i am looking for the diagram of the inside of the computer so i know which is the video card!! i wouldn't want to take out the wrong piece!
thanks guys! it's a compaq computer this time! i have looked up everything i could think of and can't find the inside diagrams like you always come up with! please help!
 

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i have a dell dimension 3100 here is a link for the specs.. http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim3100/en/sm/specs0.htm#wp1052310
My ram is at 1gig
I have bought some new games, and after i have installed the game it says that i need a greater graphics card.Ok thats fine but is there different sorts of graphic cards for different machines?? i think that the one that i have at the moment is an integrated one, so can i even install a graphics card on this computer??
any help would be greatly appreciated
 

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Have just bought a new HP Z240 SFF workstation with AMD Firepro w4300 graphics card which came seperately in the box and needs to be installed - i have no idea how to do this being a home user and can't find any helpful info on the hp website. Please `help. David

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O.K I might upgrade my ATI rage 8MB graphics card to a 128 ATI 9600.
The thing is how do I install it?
Sureley, if I pull my graphics card, I wont be able to see th screen, so How do I install a new graphics card?
 

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Go to Device Manager and uninstall the current drivers , , turn the machine off and remove the current card ( unplug the power and press the start button to discharge any charge on the board ) Insert the new card, start the pc, you will likely get a "New Hardware Found" popup . . put the cd in and let it load the new drivers.

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I am running an IBM with an onboard intell graphics card . I was given a Radeon 9200 however when I insert the card into the agp slot the monitor doesnt come on... I have no other graphics cards just the onboard and this one to install . I keep reading that you need to turn off the onboard . or delete the info for the intel. I am afraid if I delete that then I wont have any monitor at all . please can someone please help me
 

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I have been trying to install a VisionTex, Radeon 2400 Pro into my Dell Demention 4600, I remove the drivers of my Nvidia card, remove, installed new card, and have a black screen on the monitor, At first I thought it was my monitor because mine quit on me and was using a old one but I bought a new Dell flatscreen monitor and it still doesn't work, any suggestions of what I could do next. ( All this just to play Sims 3) They say its very easy to install but I bet to differ.
 

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Can anyone tell me how much force you have to use when installing an AGP card?

Are there any ways to know it is all the way in?

Is it like installing a PCI card?

Thank you.

Happy Holidays to all
 

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I have an Radeon 9250 PCI graphics card that I want to install into my computer. I have tried to install it before but it never works right. Whenever I turn it on from the system BIOS the moniter goes blank and a picture won't come back on until I turn it back off again. I have been turing my integrated card off inside Windows before I install the new card and turn it on within the BIOS. Any help would be appreciated. I also can post a dxdiag file if that helps anyone.
 

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you could check here...
http://ati.amd.com/products/radeon9200/radeon9200/features.html
at left select installation tips... it will redirect you and you may need to allow cookies. then at the left
Radeon Support - PC / Radeon 9250 series / Knowledgebase / Installation / page 2 / # 18
 

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Are these the right steps for installing a new card ? Bare in mind I current have a Nvida geforce card installed

1. Un install Geforce/nivdia drive
2. Remove geforce card from system
3. Install new card into system
4. download new driver
Is that the correct steps ?
 

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I hope someone can help. I want to replace my graphics card as it is now very slow (only 128 MB). I have already in the past inserted other new cards in spare slots with no problems but this time I obviously need to remove the existing graphics card first. I have removed the appropriate screw attached to the case and flicked up the white retaining clip inside the computer, but there appears to be a metal strip retaining the graphics card that seems to be attached to the case. I assume I will have to remove/prize off this strip (taking out all the existing cards to do this, which I merely installed on top of this strip before)? I am pretty new at this game and don't want to damage anything, so would be grateful if someone could offer some advice. I attach a photo showing the problem. Thanks very much in advance.
 

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From what it looks like to me the other cards will need to be unscrewed too, and then removed in order to get the metal strip out. I'm not a technical person so better to wait until someone who knows more replies; but it does look simple enough however I do understand your fears.

Years of having no money and having to repair things myself has kind of made me less fearful of ripping open my PC and having a fettle; those engineers cost a bloody fortune and most of them just format your hard drive and hand you a bill for $200.
 

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