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I have a PCCHIPS M810DLU motherboard with on-board graphics. I put a video board in a PCI slot but the system will not recognize it. There is a setting in BIOS for video. The choice is AGP or PCI. There is no AGP slot on this motherboard. It was already set to PCI. How can I get the external video to work? Thanks!

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Use the built in graphics adapter to start up then when in windows right click on my computer then click on the hardware tab . then clck device manager .. then double clck display adapters .. then double click on the display adapter that is built in.. and then in its properties window select disable/do not use this device.

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bullnosestep


It is possible that the new (secondhand graphics card) was faulty and sent an incorrect voltage to part of your motherboard (frying it). However in my experiance it is not likely, I have installed and un-installed 100's of video cards over the last 10 years many of them faulty and only on one ocassion did it ever damage the board.
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Also most new ish psi-e card require an additional power supply direct from the PSU, did you connect this up if needed. (don't know what make the graphics card is so just in case)

Remove the cards and check the slot for dust and dirt, quite often when you remove an old existing card you can dislodge dust/durt from around the slot pushing it into it, thus making a bad connection to the video card. Blow the slot clean with a compressed air cleaner, can should cost £5-£10, don't use vacuum on the motherboard as this can cause extreme levels of static.

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Hope this helps and let me know if you solve the problem
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The manufacturer ( PCChips ) has all downloads including manuals that might be needed to identify your possibilities on that motherboard.
PCChips motherboards are on the low end of the spectrum when it comes to value but they do the job just as you indicated. I've have used several of them over the years. I see that it has an onboard CPU.
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