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Black screen after start up

Hi I tried to add memory to board and got black screen on pc, so I reinstalled old memory back in and same thing. Was wondering if you could tell me of a better mother board to get that is compatible to this one. I have a 256 graphics card I can install from ATI it is PCI.My system is an Insignia 400a desktop with vpr matrix,2.8ghz Intel 4 pentium,512mb ddr sdram. TYVM sandman2k1

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Try this: 1- remove your graphics card 2- Remove your RAM dimms 3- remove the battery from CMOS 4- remove the power cable 5- try and power your computer so he actually runs out of electricity still in the condensers. 6- with a rubber, gently but firmly, rub the contact pins in your RAM and your Graphics Card 7- with a brush, remove any dust that there might be on the both RAM slots and Gaphics slots (AGP r PCI-EX) 8- Plug it all back in (battery, RAM and Graphics Card and power cable) 9- Boot your system normally 10- check me back just to know if it worked. my Regards -Pedro Silva

Posted on Oct 07, 2007


Basically any board that has a pci slot will let you use your ati card

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