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PCIE card stops XP system start


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#1 kwisj

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Posted 31 December 2010 - 04:27 AM

Hi folks this is my system
Processor
2,80 gigahertz Intel Core2 Duo
64 kilobyte primary memory cache
3072 kilobyte secondary memory cache
64-bit ready
Multi-core (2 total)
Not hyper-threaded
MOBO
Board: ASUSTeK Computer INC. P5KPL-AM EPU x.0x
Serial Number: MT700AK02701829
Bus Clock: 266 megahertz
BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. 0501 08/20/2010

I am trying to install the pcie video card listed above and when I start my XP Home SP3 system it does not even get to MOBO screen. If i take it out the system starts perfectly. CAn any one give me an idea as to what might be going on. I have tried the card in 2 other PCs and no probs.
Thanks for your time.
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#2 kwisj

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Posted 31 December 2010 - 06:51 AM

Hi I worked it out....
The PC was starting up, its that I did not realise I had to disconnect the VGA cable from the MOBO VGA and plug, and insert it into the new video card, strait away. I did not realise that the PC would automatically select the new video card!
What fun I've had!!!
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Posted 31 December 2010 - 09:26 AM

Thanks for posting your self-resolution...happy computing :).

Louis




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