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Video Display Doesn't Work

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#1 Chief B

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Posted 22 January 2006 - 05:26 PM

I am trying to install a new video card and I think I may have taken it off of it's original one. Now, when I try to turn on my computer, I can hear everything going like usual and it logs on and everything, I just lose video after the original Windows 98 Startup page. Is there something I can do to fix this. Thanks a lot.

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Posted 22 January 2006 - 09:37 PM

Some details would help. What version of Windows do you have? What type is the new video card? Was the original card a real card or onboard (part of the motherboard)? What do you mean by "lose video" - the screen goes black or the picture breaks up or something else? What kind of monitor do you have?

Try rebooting in Safe Mode (tap the F8 key while booting) and install the display drivers for your new video card there. Then reboot and see what happens.

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#3 Super Corsair

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Posted 23 January 2006 - 09:15 PM

Somewhere I read that you have to disable the original video card first.
I think it was at overclockers.com

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Posted 24 January 2006 - 02:13 AM

Disable the original video card in the device manager before you install the new card.
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Posted 26 January 2006 - 03:03 AM

u can try these general guidelines too.

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