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External PCI Express Video Card

I tried to install a PCI Express 16X video card. The Bios automatically detects it and it goes through the Windows initial boot-up screen. However, just before it switches to the blue Welcome screen, the system does a screen dump and reboots itself continuously. It is also impossible to see the error messages from the screen dump because it occurs so quickly. I have updated the BIOS, the chipset drivers and video accelerator drivers. I have uninstalled the Graphics Video Accelerator drivers and the Chipset drivers to no avail. However, if I go into Safe Mode, I can boot into Windows with the graphics card (obviously with standard VGA mode). I have tried several other PCI Graphics cards and the same symptoms occur. Any suggestions?

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Re: External PCI Express Video Card

Does the motherboard have integrated video? If so, you'll need to disable this (unless its a Dell or something that supports both integrated and add-on, for increased performance..). I'd check the IRQ's and component resources to make sure there isn't a resource conflict (done in safe mode of course).

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No video signal on boot and after it

First: Check to make sure that your monitor is plugged into the correct video port. Quite often people (unwittingly) plug it into the onboard video out rather than the video card's port.

Secondly: Make sure that the card is seated properly in the PCI Express port or AGP port (though if it's a new computer it's a PCI Express port X16)

Thirdly, if both of these are correct and you're getting no signal and the computer is powering on with out beep codes signaling, your new card may not be, activated in the bios, so switch to the on board output (if you have one, I'm presuming you do as most new motherboards come with one) and go into the bios and activate the port, the video card might be DOA and I'd RMA or return it to the person you purchased it from.

If you can't tell it's a dead card, I'd test it in another system. If it doesn't start in that system it's a bad card, if it does, it's a setting issue in your bios.

To get into the bios you need to press the correct keys; each manufacture has it's own method. On most desktop computers it's hitting either the F2 key or the F10/11 key on start up. On some Asus and Acer computers it's hitting Escape on startup.

If you can get into the OS and it's detecting the card, but you have to go through the onboard video card. You may need to enable the card in windows. Especially if you're running Windows XP or earlier.

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I'd also check to make sure you installed the correct drivers for your computer. Most new computers today are 64 bit, if you installed 32 bit drivers you could have compatibility issues.

Without further details on your computer's build, age, and what processor you're using as well as the video card you're installing I can't tell you much more.

If it is a high end video card, as in a 400-700 dollar range you may have to attach an independent power connection to the power supply. Further still, if your power supply isn't supplying enough power to the system with the new card installed, you may need a different power supply.

I hope this answers your questions and gives you away to troubleshoot your problem.

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Important!: It "must fix the {Form Factor} of your Desktop!"
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This is an example of a PCI Express Card:
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GeForce GT 430 Video Card
Price: $69.99
!Important: "Take a 'moment to rate the help', so I can get 'credit' for the work.

Thank you!" - paul7of9
Click here for "Manual:

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you find it here:

or enlosed in the board.

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