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I get this message when I boot up my PC Its a emachine w2646 and has a new power supply in this. I am told it needs a new graphics card? This machine is maybe 7 years old but has no more than 25 hours on it as it belonged to my mother who rarely used it. I have a few pictures stored on this but thats all. A friend of mine installed the new power supply along with a USB port for me about 3 months ago. I started using this around the first of November with the idea of storing pictures on it. I have maybe 50 slides on it but thats all. Seems like this PC always has something wrong with it. If it is a graphics card I need could you steer me in the right direction as to what I need? I am planning on using this PC for picture storage only.
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Kelli R

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  • kellir Feb 17, 2009

    No this is what is does until I turn it off. You can hear the windows sound, but no pictures load. It will show this for a few minutes then tell you its going into power saving mode and then you get a blank screen

  • kellir Feb 17, 2009

    Thank you for your input. Where I have no idea what I am doing I think I will take the later advice and go to a repair shop .



    Kelli R

  • Stan Moffett May 11, 2010

    does this only display for a few seconds

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Ok the only 2 ways to verify is first hook up your monitor up to another pc and verify that the monitor works and the 2nd method is to get a video card and try it and order for the other card to work the onboard video card must be disabled in the bios by hittinf f1,del,f10 or if you are uncomfortable with this take your pc to a repair shop and let them check it out
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