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Video Card I just installed a new GeForce 9500 GT Graphics Card to support a game (Oblivion) and replaced the power supply with a 400w as required for the new video card. I also added 1GB of RAM. The problem is that when I turned it on nothing comes up on the monitor. Does this have anything to do with the video card?

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It is likely to be your old graphics drivers conflicting with the new card - Put the old card back in and be sure to remove them

1. Start
2. Right Click My Computer
3. Properties
4. Hardware Tab
5. Device Manager
6. Display Adapter
7. Uninstall

Turn your PC off and place the new card in then reboot

Install the new drivers after booting.


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Blazamane

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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