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Network card and graphics card conflict?


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#1 m001

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Posted 14 July 2009 - 09:58 AM

Hello!
I have a problem.
The situation is:
I have an old pc with an Nvidia mx460 graphics card everithing working fine... but when i install my network card the monitor won't turn on enymore (tested on 2 pc)
so my question is, whats the prob? ok ok i know the problem is with the network card but how the graphics card stop working because of that?
may the net card cause some "system check error" or what?

thanx

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Posted 15 July 2009 - 05:26 PM

You said you tested it in two pc's so the second one was having the same problem or not?
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Posted 15 July 2009 - 08:33 PM

It's very possible that the network card that you have tried is shorted in the board and you cannot see it with the naked eye.

This does happen on occasion and for the cost of most "cheap but good" network cards, I would cut my losses and purchase a new one.

Hope this helps,

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Posted 15 July 2009 - 10:43 PM

Have you tried the network card in a different slot ?
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