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Disabling onboard video on Acer aspire m1640

I cant find the option in bios, when i disable in device manager its just reloads when i reboot.

the card im tryin to install is xfx geforce 9800 gt

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  • dirtdog27 Nov 14, 2008

    where can i find this "graphics options"

  • dirtdog27 Nov 14, 2008

    oh i found out the card needs minimum 400watts and mine only has 250 :(




  • dirtdog27 Nov 14, 2008


    BIOS Type AMI (04/16/08)



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You cannot dissable the on-board graphics in the bios, in the graphic options you must choose which port you want to use, if you have a pci express card then chose pci as the primary graphics, press ok then F10 your pc will reboot and the on-board vga won't load up in windows

good luck

Posted on Nov 14, 2008

  • Lee Hodgson
    Lee Hodgson Nov 14, 2008

    please tell me your bios manufacturer and firmware version ad i can tell you

  • Lee Hodgson
    Lee Hodgson Nov 14, 2008

    if you cant find the settings in the bios, go to device manager and disable the on board graphics (display adapters), reboot and that should solve your problem

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