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On board video issue

Q: On board video issue

I have a Gateway GT5252 Desktop here at work from one of my co workers friends. The on board video died. She put in a PCI Express Graphics Card. There is still no video. We think we need to go into the BIOS and change the information related to graphics around to do the PCI Express Graphics Card instead of the on board. The problem is that when we boot it up it wont show anything. Any suggestions? If anyone can post by the end of the day (230/245) that would be great that way we can get started on fixing the issue really fast.

thank you

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So recently I got a new monitor assuming that something is wrong with my old one. But the same problem occurs, my monitor still goes blank! Well, ever since I switched my video card (same time I got my old monitor) I was experiencing that problem. People at the store are no help at all since they are so clueless!

So I came to this conclusion, its either my video card that's experiencing problems or my mother board is getting out dated or whatsoever. (I got it back in 2003 and its Pentium 4 hyper-threading) My current mother board doesn't have a monitor slot on the pentium, only has a slot where the video card is. I don't think that could be a problem because when I had my old video card, I never experienced any problems. Please help.
 

A:Video card or mother board issue?

Youre going to have to be a little more specific about the problem. When does the screen go blank? What type of video card are you running? And a Pentium 4 w/ HT is by no means outdated.
 

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amd xp 1700(palomino) on a ga-7vt600, winxp sp2

i upgraded video/ram in my computer and now i can't even get the old(what was replaced) stuff to work. here's a few things to list:

install new vid card, update drivers/settings, reboot no picture to monitor.
unistall/reinstall card, boot and monitor has picture.
install another gig of ram, boot no picture.
take new ram out, boot no picture.
take new card out, put new card in, boot no picture.
take new card out, put old card in, boot no picture.
take all memory out, try known good stick in all slots, boot and no picture.
put all back in, boot, no picture.
turn power on and watch the led fans run on my 15lb paper weight.

it's a never ending combination that i've tried here and i cannot get a picture on this monitor. i've swapped monitors around and all are good, i've put components from this computer into another computer and they all worked. something is not letting this thing boot up, i get no picture to the screen and no beeps sounds or anything else, i turn the computer on and you hear the fans, hard drives, and burners powering up and everything, but there is no picture going to the monitor. it sounded like bad memory because i ran into a case of that before but all the components still work when placed into the other computer. my last guess is the board has gone sour. i was reading other posts and people have mentioned the power supply, but where do i check that at? it's a codegen 350w ... Read more

A:Last call for fix ideas(power/board issue?)....before I get a new board (Long Thread)

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First, my specs. P51 with Xeon processor, 64GB of ram, Win 10 Pro, NVIDIA Quadro M2200 Video, Intel HDGraphics P630 Video, Docking Station.  I have two external monitors via my docking station, one on the VGA other on the HDMI port. I also have two monitors via Sabrent USB to VGA devices. While I was out of town last week, Windows delivered an update to the Intel P630 graphics. Got home, put my P51 in the docking station. Bam, video driver keeps crashing, reverting to the basic driver and disabling all my external monitors.  I finally tracked it to the Intel P630 driver, I can uninstall it and reboot and it works fine for a while, but then after a reboot it crashes again.  I've tried reinstalling the NVIDIA driver from both their site and the Lenvo support site, no change. I looked for the P630 driver, but couldn't find it on the Lenovo site, at least as an independant download. It may be included in some other download. I did try getting the P630 from the Intel site, but what I downloaded said it wasn't compaitble with my machine.  Right now it has the same image on the internal monitor and the two monitors hooked to the docking station. Yes, the exact same image on three monitors, which shouldn't be possible under Windows. The two monitors coming in over USB seem to be OK and not have the "same desktop everywhere" issue.  I actually have two docking stations with external monitors, I have an office upstairs in my h... Read more

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hi, yes, my motherboard has ATI on board video and it's still on. I have a Nvidia geforce 550 ti video card that i much prefer to run my games.

I'm having a video confusion problem in my games where i can't see some of the video. I was told by the maker of the MOD for the specific game that i need to disable the ATI on board video so there wont be any more conflicts with my Nvidia video card.

How do i disable the on board video on my motherboard. the motherboard is the following:

MSI 790FX-GD70

Thanks.
 

A:how do i disable the ATI on-board video so my nvidia 550ti video card will run my gam

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ok heres the deal, i got a cheap-o pci-e card to put in my box so i can run it into my tv. the problem is that i need to use my on board video as well for my monitor is there settings or something out there i can change to make this work, because when i just hook them up i get no video on ither monitor or tv.
 

A:runing on board video and video card in my pci-e slot

It can only be one of the two enabled at a time. For most systems, as soon as you put the pci-card in the slot, it disables the on board video.
 

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I just got a new computer and it has a PCi express 16 slot on it and my old video card is agp 8x

what is a good ati card that i could play WoW and CS with for around 150$
 

A:New computer(on board video) want video card

Great Price here:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131060
 

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Hi all,
I have a dell here with on board video that has failed (someone literally pulled the connector off of the motherboard). The system should be fine otherwise, therefore I was wondering if I could put in a old style PCI video card into one of the PCI slots (it does not have a video slot) and have it work. Or would the onboard video cause conflicts? I know that with some BIOS's you can turn off the onboard video, and this is usually a option if the motherboard has a video slot available (agp, PCI Express). Of course this motherboard does not and is a dell cheapo.

I am thinking it will probably work but thought I would ask before getting a card for it.

-Game
 

A:Can a dell use a pci video card if it has on board video?

Will a PCI video card work? Possibly!

Attached is a pic of a board where the Sub-D connector was pulled from the board, and when it was pulled it shorted out the board, and a PCI card would not work.
 

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What is better a run-of-the-mill on-board video made in 2000 with 1 mb of video ram, or a pci video card that is made in 1995 and has 4 mb of video ram?

A:Video Card Vs On-board Video

Did you look into the BIOS to see if you can allocate more RAM to the onboard?
Mark

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Yet another problem needing a solution. I was given yet another PC assembled by my brother (part of the problem). I have everything working except for needing better video. The on-board video only gives me the options of 2 or 16 color @640 x 480 pixel . I obviously need better graphics capability for many of the programs and games we would be using. I have a PCI video card left from a former AGP upgrade on another system that I think should work. I need someone to walk me thru the procedures to deactivate the on board video and install and activate the PCI replacement. All I know about the mother board is what the owners manual tells me. I see no specific instructions on this particular procedure.

The MOBO is a Micro ATX Socket 370 1st Mainboard FR33 with a 733 mHz processor (Cyrix.... I think)....Award BIOS

I've looked all over in the BIOS for a enable/disable on board video...no luck

Any help would be appreciated
 

A:Replacing On-Board Video with PCI Video

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HELP!!! I am working on an older computer with a soyo mother board sy-7IWM/L V1/0 500 mhz celron with 128 meg ram. It has on board graphics that i cant seem to get to work. First i looked for drivers, but none of them seem to work i constatnly get error messages when i try to install them, even the ones i downloaded form intel. so i tried to install my own graphics card. and old diamond multimedia dm975. well this created a conflict even though i disabled the on board vga controller it automatically enables itself. It is driving me crazy. ANy ehlp is appreciated.
 

A:on board video

Try installing the mobo's chipset drivers first then do the video/agp drivers.
 

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I managed to disable on-board video for my pc in order to use a ATI Radeon 7000. Im having problems with it so i wanted to know how do i get on board video to work again, b/c eveytime i connect the screen to the onboard video it doesn/t show anything.(i know im posting alot about video cards but I really need the help. I really appreciate it )
 

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I think I have a problem with my on-board video but I'm not 100% sure. Last night while on my computer, my monitor would go black and the power light on the monitor would go from green to amber. This happened several times. The only thing I could do was to turn off the computer and turn it back on. It's an Emachine and I don't know if I could disable the on-board video. But that doesn't matter because I don't have any available slots open to install a video card anyway. What do you think the problem could be?
 

A:on-board video

It could be the graphics chipset is over-heating, but that would be unusual in a system that has it onboard, as those GPUs are pretty low powered. Unless you over-taxing it with a high-power game or similar at the time?

Its more likely that the connection between PC and monitor is dodgy. Check that the monitor lead is really securely fixed in place, that there are no bent pins either end of the connector lead, and also that the connector to the motherboard is also secure.

Has anyone trodden on the monitor data cable, or could it have got damaged in some other way?
 

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I have an ARK Logic 2000-pv2m video board. I don't want to install it until I can determine what the resolution is. I've search PCWORLD, PCMAG, ZDNET, CNET, and the ARK LOGIC sites. I can find no specs on this item. Apparently ARK LOGIC has been sold but I don't know to whom. Can anyone help?
Thanks
 

A:video board

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Hi all, question please. I have a PIII 700mhz board with on-board video which I have established is not working. How is this fixed, do I have to replace the mainboard or buy a new PC altogether. Or is there a way to test it.
Thanks Andy.
 

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The "enter" key on my laptop (inspiron 1525) changed functionality last night. Now when I press "enter" rather than moving to the next line or to the next cell or to complete a formula in excel, it starts up my Window's Media Center. How can I correct this? Thanks!

A:Key board issue...

Hi and welcome to TSF

try a restore point before this happened.

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I recently bought a motherboard after deeming my prior one shorted out. Everything turns on fine but I am getting no input on my monitor
 

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Hi everyone,

Just wanted some input on a situation that I'm currently facing.

An Athlon 64 2 desktop was brought to me for repairs when the Windows XP on it ceased to boot. I then tried their CD which was scratched to the brim and it didn't install properly. I then tried, as an evaluation copy my Windows 7 CD on the machine. It installed fine for several days until the owner came to pick it up. Wanting to present the fixed desktop to recommend they got another copy of their Windows XP CD, it had a BCD error. So I was a bit so I was a bit surprised and told him that I'd look further into it. I figured it was the HDD that was corrupted and true enough, when testing it with HDTune, it had several bad sectors.

I replaced that SATA drive with another one I had which was a known good drive and it did the same thing, Windows couldn't even install properly this time.

I figured this was an issue with either the SATA controller or the PSU. But after several unexpected "power -offs" from the machine, I decided it was the PSU, which I just replaced with a brand new one. I then formatted and imaged the machine just in case.

Same thing happened again after a day with the owner. It's now back with me. I did notice something else though. Almost always when booting onto safe mode or any live environment such as Parted Magic, Hiren's Boot CD MiniXP, I get a garbled display. It finally went back to having an issue with the BCD after several attempts to start it in different modes... Read more

A:Is this a Board Issue?

you could try different SATA ports, but it sounds like there is something broken in the CPU or mobo as they are the only ones that can screw up data in a HDD other than the HDD itself and RAM that are clean as you said.

Using a relatively high-end (10 years ago anywa, for nowadays standards it is trashy) 64mb GPU would be A LOT better than whatever that board has as integrated graphics, but I think that it's unrelated with the main issue.

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I have an on board VGA of 256MB RAM on it. But when I went to buy a 3D game in a local software shop, they said that game wouldn't work because my PC just have an on board VGA. They said if the VGA is a card which plugs to a slot, the game would work. What's the different? Can I add such a card additionally ? Whether the on board VGA & the card together give me high performence ?
 

A:On board VGA issue

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MY notebook model is hp pavilion AB031tx recently i facing issue regardinng the keyboard when i am pressing FUNCTION KEY F6 (volume mute key ) total keyboard keys are not working except touchpad , even i raised complaint to hp service center technician found that its a software issue. please help me out guys

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I have HP pavilion dv7 lap top. one of its kyes (`) are seems it is pressed continuously. becouse of this issue I cannot open any page of programs and can't type anything also disturbing to enter my password. it is mixing with any keys which i am typing. sample of issue (`````````````````````````)

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How do I tell what type of onboard video card do I have. When I go under device manager and go too display adapters I get "standard pci graphics adapter (vga)". I am stuck at 640 x 480 and want out. I cannot get the slide bar to move. I believe I have a Amercian Megatrends motherboard. System win98se. Thaks for your help.
 

A:on board video card

I suggest asking a mod to move the thread to Hardware
 

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When I'm adjusting my many icons and shortcuts on my desktop, often, particularly when I change resolutions, all of the icons will bunch together in the upper left corner of my screen, requiring me to rearrange them again. As I'm dragging them to the right locations, often the mouse travels across the screen, but the image of the icon has frozen part of the way across. It has transparency. I hold my mouse in place waiting, then after some 20 to 30 seconds, the icon snaps into the new spot where my mouse cursor is positioned. Is this a video card "overload" problem? My video is on-board, as delivered in the machine.

Should I consider replacing this on-board video or do I have another problem? It's been this way since new.
 

A:Is this a video board problem?

Hey tepeco

Does this only occur with the icon moving? Or does it happen with anything else?

Spyder_1386
 

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I currently have a p3 500 and a voodoo3 1000 8mb agp card. I'm looking to upgrade my motherboard/processor. I've been shoping around and have seen alot of motherboards with on-board video. What is better, on-board video or video cards? I play games, internet, etc...

Any opinion will be helpfull..

Thanks
 

A:on-board video vs. cards

Videocards are better.
 

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I have a gigabyte model ga-5smm motherboard with onboard video. I want to install a pci video card and don't know what to change in the bios to disable the onbard video.
can anyone help?
 

A:disabling on board video

Most of them are pretty easy just go through all the options in the bios until you see it.. Write down any changes you make so you can put them back..

Remember to go into device manager and delete the old video card there to then reboot dissable then replace...

All bioses can be different so it is tuff to tell you how..
 

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I have an "older" PC Chips M747 motherboard with an 8MB SiS 6326 AGP video chipset on-board. It's been good, but the flight simulator I use appears as though it's beginning to desire faster video, plus my kids use quite a few graphic intensive art programs. I have an open PCI slot(no AGP slot), & was thinking about getting a little faster PCI card for this computer. Here's the rub. According to the manual, there does not appear to be any jumpers whereby I can disable the SiS chipset, in order to install a card. PC Chips appears to have absolutely no interest in answering e-mail, so I'm here asking if any of you "brains" out there could tell if & how I can disable the SiS, & install a PCI card, & do you think this is feasible with this older system(I may pop a PII 450 in, which will help some I'm sure, but I would still only have 8 MB of video.(I know, buy a newer, faster computer, yes, but when I do, the kids get it). Someone mentioned I might be able to do this in CMOS, but I thought I'd ask first.
PII 350
224 MB RAM
BXPRO
Thanks,
einstan
 

A:Disabling on-board video

Your AGP is in most cases going to be faster than any PCI card you can put in there. Most likely it is your drivers that are in need of upgrading...maybe DirectX also. If you are intent on changing it, the setting you are looking for is probably in the BIOS. Some motherboards disable the onboard one when another one is plugged in. Look in the BIOS first.
 

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If the mobo has onboard video of 4 megs but allows you, in bios, to increase to 8megs, where does the memory usage come from?

By changing from 4mb to 8 mb the memory usage has to affect something else? Right? (besides the improved video)
What is or may be negatively affected?

Hope this makes sense.
labayou
 

A:On-board video increase

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How do you disable the onboard video in the bios ?
 

A:Disable on-board video

Even though it appears you're having the same problem, please start a new thread when you have a new issue. It's very difficult to keep two problems straight and who's working on what in a single thread.

I've created a new thread for your issue here.

Thanks for your cooperation.
 

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I want to install a new monitor but I don't know what video board to get
my motherboard is GA-990XA-UD3 (Socket M2)
please help!!!
I am using windows 10
 

A:New Monitor - What video board?

pleaaaaaaaaaaase
 

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i was just recently working on a xp machine and i left it for about roughly 5 min and coming back i noticed the screen just black out , it was hooked up to a kvm switch so i pluged it in directly and still nothing ... i took apart the pc and put it back together , and i also tried a pci video card.( was originally onboard ) it just amazes me that this can happen like this but what is the fist thing that comes to your mind .... the pc goes on all fans are going .... thank u for feed back
 

A:on board video died?

Although it's usually something else don't forget to try another monitor. On some MBs with onboard video adding a PCI video card will disable the onboard, but on some it won't so that can still be the problem. Start with everything removed except CPU/HS/Fan, RAM(one stick if you have two) and video. Try resetting BIOS with either the MB jumper or removing the battery. After that it's replacing parts. What make and model do you have for a system?
 

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I have an old HP Pavillion model 4440 computer. I need to disable the on board video and audio. How is this done?
 

A:Disable on board video

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Hi,

Can an nForce220D on board Video support a DVD? I was told it could not and not to buy one because it would be a waste.

Thank you
 

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I have an Intel Mainboard that runs in Dual Channel configuration and uses RAM in pairs. My computer has a total of 2 Gigs of System RAM and I just found out that I have mismatched pairs of RAM in my system. Two of my strips are Corsair DDR400 RAM with 8 chips per strip and two of my strips are some generic DDR400 RAM I have never heard of with 16 chips per strip.

I have always been told that for the best performance the RAM has to be identical (ie: same number of chips on each strip and same number of chips on the front and the back of each strip). What I would like to know is how much of a performance hit am I taking with mismatched RAM in my computer?

If I remove the generic RAM and eliminate the mismatch even though I have cut my RAM in half will I really benefit from having a 'matched' set of RAM in my computer or should I leave the mismatched pairs of RAM in my computer?

Also, I have been seriously thinking about putting a Video Board into my computer. Right now, I have 72 Megs of dedicated onboard Video (it doesn't steal from system RAM).

Would I be better off spending my money to bump the RAM back up to 2 Gigs or am I fine with 1 Gig of System RAM and better off getting a Video Board with 256 Megs of RAM?

Thanks for the assist.
 

A:RAM & Video Board Question

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I'm running an old Savage Pro on 32mb RAM and noticed in CMOS that I could associate more. Would there be any adverse affects in pumping that 32 up to 64? I'm running 1Gig of RAM right now.
 

A:Attributing more RAM to on-board video

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I have a HP Pavilion Media Center m8430f with a NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT video board.
While loading updates, one of which was ”HP – Display – 2311 Series Wide LCD Monitor”
My computer crashed. When it rebooted the first screen, instead of having a blue background, had a blue and white vertical lines about 3/8” wide background. The next screen was black background with letters in different colors. It next went into windows and crashed in a few seconds. There was a BOSD but it went by too fast to read.
I went into setup and changed the video setting from PCI to On Board.I used the system board VGA connector and was able to boot clean.
Is my video board bad or is there something on it that was corrupted?
Is there any way to diagnose it?
 

A:Video board crash

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greetings all,

I have a PC Chips motherboard, (m756mrt), with 750 p111 and 512 mbs of pc133.
the manual says the onboard video can use 64 mbs of ram....I have it set that way in the bios, but it only shows up using 32 mbs, (system and sysoft sandra) any ideas?

thanks much
 

A:on board video memory

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I am on a budget and this is the most I can afford. I want to play Crisis and many of the newer games, but I am on a budged.

I want this card:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125083
but would it work on my motherboard:

http://shopping.msn.com/specs/shp/?itemId=900220930,amp;fullDesc=1
???????????????????/

My biggest concern is would this PCI Express x16 card work on the PCI slots of my board?

Thank you to anyone who knows for sure and posts back. =)
 

A:Can I use this Video card with my board??

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I have a PCI video card that I want to install on my motherboard. I am having a problem disabling the existing on-board video.

My system is:

PC Chips M758LMR v 1.0 MB on board sound/ video
256 Meg RAM
20 Gig HD
Celeron 900 mhz Processor FGA-2 #BX80526F900128SL633
Win 98SE
300Watt Power supply

There is not a place in the device manager to disable the SIS 620 Video.

If I put the video card in a slot(there are 3) the computer will not boot up. If I remove the SIS 620 device, windows reinstalls it when I boot up again. I cannot find any program to remove related to video or video drivers.

It dosen't appear that there is a jumper on the board related to video in the manual I found on the internet. The manual does state that a Video card can be installed.

I have searched the forum and found out that this is a common problem, but didn't find anything specific for my motherboard.

Thanks, Al
 

A:Disable on-board video

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I have a Dell Optiplex GX270 that no longer displays video. I moved the monitor to another PC and it worked fine. I took a another monitor that I know works and plugged it to GX270 and it didn't work.

When I opened the case, the power supply was very, very hot. SOOOOOOOOO, I purchased another power supply in case it was bad. I bought an ATI Video card and installed it.

Does anyone know if the on-board video in the GX270 needs to be disabled and if so, how do you do that in the GX270?

Have a merry Christmas!
 

A:Solved: On-board Video

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I have an old HP Pavilion computer with an Asus Spax Motherboard. It has an on board video (card), SiS Interated video. It was working fine and suddenly disapeared. Does not show as existing in the control panel display propertys.
The display is now the native 640 x 480 VGA. Any ideas?
 

A:On Board Video adaptor

You probably need to update the drivers for it. Go to the HP website for your specific HP model and see what integrated SIS chip the motherboard uses. HP will also have a driver available for download which you can use. Or you can then go to the SIS website and download the latest driver which be newer then the HP provided driver.
 

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Im dealing with a Asus Pundit-R pc and this type has the intergrated sound , now im running Windows 98 se. I installed the sound drivers that came with the disk from Asus and everything works like the sound, but I keep getting a BSOD "Fatal Exception Errror" and the error is the sound driver. Now even though the disk does have 98 drivers for it, the pc is does recommend running windows 2000/XP for optimal performance. So my next step is I disabled the on-board sound, and install a pci sound card, now that installs fine but you hear no sound at all, so its either keep running the on-board sound and get "bsod", or run the sound from the pci card and get no "bsod" and no sound. Heres is the link to the pc..http://usa.asus.com/products/desktop/pundit-r/overview.htm
 

A:An on-board sound issue..

Did you install the ATI chipset drivers first before loading the other drivers??
With the new sound card, did you install the drivers for it??
 

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when i press start button i am not able to start my computer.
i checked every cable by reinserting again.
cpu fan is running slowly and smps fan also running. but i am not able to see any light on mother board.
So please try to provide the solution
 

A:Mother board issue

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I've accidentally damaged the SD card slot. I want to replace the i/o board but I am not sure that if the one used in the 9350 model is compatible in the recent 9360 model or not. Thank you.

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Hello, I am new here so, i didn't really know where to put this so i chose this topic. If it is wrong, i'm sorry!
anyways, i have an IBM T30. i don't really know anything about it, i got it used about a year ago christmas. It was fine up until about 2 months ago. One day it just froze up. It would not do ANYTHING, so i turned it off. I tried to turn it back on, and nothing happened. It acts like it's on, the lights light up, they power-on light is on, and the battery light is green, which means it is fully charged. But it will not come on.

I've researched and some people have an issue with "stuck in standby mode". This is not the issue for me, i'm sure. The standby light is not on.

When i turn it on, it makes four short beeps four times. like, "beep beep beep beep. pause. beep beep beep beep. pause. beep beep beep beep. pause. beep beep beep beep." I kept researching and all it says is four beeps means system board. I don't know if something is WRONG with the system board, or what it means.
I don't even know what the system board is.

Can someone PLEASE help me? i have been trying to fix my laptop for over two months now.

Thank you.
[EDIT: OS XP]
 

A:HELP! System Board Issue?

I think you`re probably correct in thinking this is a problem with the system board. See HERE.

If that is indeed the case, then you only have two choices. 1: Get the laptop repaired. This could be quite expensive and it`s up to you whether you feel it`s worth spending money on.

2: Buy a new laptop.

Regards Howard
 

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I just bought a cheap board: ASUS P4P800-VM I865G S478 mATX Dual DDR AGP 3PCI SATA Video Sound LAN Motherboard for a science project for my son.
He wanted to set up a system on a piece of plywood showing all the parts of the computer. I picked the above board since it had onboard video and therefore would not require an AGP video card making the project less complicated.

We set up the parts, hooked up a toggle switch to the power switch and turned the system on with a harddrive that was wiped clean. We are unable to get any video display at all. It seems to boot, the fan runs but no beeps.
I then went out and bought an AGP video card. It is a G-Force FX 5200 and installed it into the AGP slot. We still can't get it to boot any further than the cpu fan. Any idea's where I should investigate further? The board is brand new and although it isn't high quality, I expected this to be easy. I have built several computers from scratch and have been able to get the systems going quite easy but this one has me scratching my head. Any idea's would sure help.
 

A:Problems with video output on new board

+What type of switch is it you have?
+Is it momentary or constant on/off?
It should be a momentary switch for the power switch.
+Do you have all power cords connected?
+All ram seated fully?
+A capable power supply?
+Cpu in properly, and heatsink/thermal pad/paste applied?
+The board's not shorting against anything?
 

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My original setup included an onboard videocard which copes fine with XP cannot cope with Windows 7 - apart from at the lowest resolution. I am not a gamer but would like advice on upgrading my video card. If I install a new card will I need to disable the old onboard card? If so how do I do this. What type of new card would be suitable foe Windows 7 - bearing in mind that I'm not a gamer, but enjoy watching videos, jpeg files etc. Any other issues I should be aware of? Thanks for any advice!
 

A:On Board Video Card Replacement

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