HELP! - Disabling on-board video/Installing new card

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by SBrooks1, Feb 5, 2003.

  1. SBrooks1

    SBrooks1 My peoples, are you with me? Where you at? OT Supporter

    Nov 28, 2002
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    Ok, I've got this Compaq 6350US with some crappy on-board Intel 82845G/GL Graphics Controller. The motherboard doesn't have a AGP slot so I had to buy a ATi Radeon 7500 64mb PCI card tonight.

    So, I installed the ATi card and go into the bios. The options it gives me for Primary Video Adapter are 1. PCI and 2. VGA. Obviously I picked PCI and saved and rebooted. Windows XP Pro loads and I see the WinXP Pro splash screen. Then it goes black and my hard drive light continues a little and that's it. It just sits there. I touch any key on my keyboard and my PC speaker beeps. Weird.

    Any ideas??


  2. JazzHound

    JazzHound Guest

    Boot into safe mode and set your resolution as low as possible. It's unlikely your onboard is outputting higher res. than the PCI, but there may be some compatability issue with your resolution. Install the drivers for the card in Safe Mode and go from there.
  3. hotsauce

    hotsauce New Member

    Nov 12, 2002
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    having the same problem with my sound card

    ive tried alot of stuff.. seems like has to do with the hardware

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