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I'm trying to locate my video card inside my PC. I have a Medion 7309c Model. Whenever I power my system unit on it goes through the boot process and then goes to a blank screen, so i believe that my video card needs to be replace. If you could just help me out in locating where inside the PC it might be that would be great. Thank You, Angelo

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This is probably manual for your motherboard go to page 4, find AGP slot that should be your graphic card location some board have onboard graphic, if you will be buying a new card make sure to buy AGP not PCI-E
http://217.110.237.67/Manuals/Medion%20MD5000.pdf

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  • maccabu Nov 12, 2008

    64MB NVIDIA GeForce4 MX440 8x AGP Graphics Card
    according to spec this is your video card (you don't have onboard card so if the card is broken you will be able to replace it), as merliv said it's probably the driver, boot in to safe mode go to device manager (click run and type devmgmt.msc and enter)and uninstall video card driver (expand display adapter,choose your video card and uninstall driver) , go to nvidia site and find the right driver, save it and install


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Most home user PC's of the last while now have onboard video cards so you would need a new motherboard if the video card were bad. Good news it it's likely that the system's drivers just failed. If you boot to safe mode with networking support you know it's just drivers. When booting with networking support you can find a new driver for your video card or even simply remove the video card from the device manager and reboot. Sometimes the latter works, as just a single file was corrupt and needed to be recopied. If this doesn't work you can start looking at the RAM (since thats technically your video memory). It can be as simple as a bad connection so you can just blow the slots out w/ an air compressor (canned air is too weak) and reseat the RAM. Otherwise test your RAM in someone else's system or get some RAM and try booting. Last of course is the motherboard which hopefully isn't the case for you.

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