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Xp professional freezes after boot

I am attempting to run an ATI Radeon hd 2600 pro agp 8x/4x 1 gb video graphics card on windows xp pro with 1.25 gb of ram and a 2.66 intell celeron D cpu on a Gigabyte GA-8IPE1000-G rev 4.0 mobo with one 20 gb slave ide drive adn one 60 gb slave ide with one case fan. My problem is that once it boots into windows it just freezs, wont go any further. The manufacturer suggests a 450 w power supply assuming fully decked pc. I am using 480 w so I am over the specs. They also suggest 1 GB os memory and I also exceed that. Is there some sort of jumper setup that I need to perform, or is this card simply too much for my pc? Can I Fix this with a cpu upgrade? Just wondering what I can do.

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May have lost a dll file

get computer into safe mode
run chkdsk for bad sectors

go into task manager see what is slowing the computer so much ...end task on the unwanted usage
you may have to reduce what programs are on the hard drive
check for virus or troguns

is restoring computer from a restore point
or reloading xp a possibility

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SOURCE: Screen going blank for a second or two while video freezes then jumps.

If you have on board graphics try removing video card and reboot when computer rebooted turn it of and refit card and restart when restarted computer should recognize new hard ware and should find the already installed drivers if not try installing drivers again
Sometimes windows does not recognize new hardware until its refitted
had this problem with modems alot and the above method solved it

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Hi, 
Click here to for your computer product specification.
ATI Radeon HD 2400 Pro is a PCIe and your computer is compatable only for PCI

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That graphics card i'm afraid is not good for todays games, same thing goes for your pentium 4. A driver update may fix your problem but that card and cpu need changing, probably a new motherboard would be needed also to fit a pci express graphics card along with a core 2 duo processor.

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Hello xvanpersiex, these are "Full Specifications" of your [Graghis Card].
"Check this to the 'Specs' of the "Motherboard to see if it 'Supports' the Graphic Card?"
"Try 'disconnecting, and reconnecting' the "Graphis Card"
Verify that 'all' the "Connections" are "Tightly Inserted."
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Update Driver! > Restart Computer"

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ATI Radeon X1650Pro (AGP 8x, 512MB) General

  • Device Type Graphics adapter

  • Enclosure Type Plug-in card

  • Vista Capability This graphics card is capable of running the new Aero interface featured in Windows Vista Home Premium and higher.

  • Interface Type AGP 8x

Processor / Memory
  • Graphics Processor / Vendor ATI Radeon X1650 Pro

  • Graphics Card Performance This card's graphics processor and memory mean that it is not recommended for most games, but it will still be fine for office applications and other normal computing tasks.

  • RAMDAC Clock Speed 400.0 MHz

  • Video Memory Installed 512.0 MB

  • Technology DDR2 SDRAM 128-bit

  • Features Avivo Technology

Video Input
  • Type None

Video Output
  • API Supported OpenGL 2.0,
    DirectX 9.0

  • Max Monitors Supported 2.0

  • TV Interface HDTV out

  • Analog Video Format S-Video,
    Composite video

  • Digital Video Standard Digital Visual Interface (DVI)

Expansion / Connectivity
  • Interfaces 1.0 x DVI-I (dual link) - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15),
    1.0 x HDTV output - 29 pin combined DVI,
    1.0 x VGA

  • Compatible Slots 1.0 x AGP

Miscellaneous
  • Microsoft Certifications Certified for Windows Vista

Software / System Requirements
  • OS Required Microsoft Windows XP,
    Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005,
    Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit Edition,
    Microsoft Windows Vista

  • Recommended Power Supply 350.0 Watt

  • Peripheral / Interface Devices CD-ROM

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CONNECT 3D RADEON 9550 256MB display problem


That graphics card i'm afraid is not good for todays games, same thing goes for your pentium 4. A driver update may fix your problem but that card and cpu need changing, probably a new motherboard would be needed also to fit a pci express graphics card along with a core 2 duo processor.

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ATI Radeon HD 2400 Pro install - computer won't boot when added


Hi, 
Click here to for your computer product specification.
ATI Radeon HD 2400 Pro is a PCIe and your computer is compatable only for PCI

hope this helps,
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My computer comes up with a black screen


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then see if your driver is correct in my computer property hardware devices

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Radeon HD 3850 Video card 512 MB GDDR3,AGP8x DUEL DVI, HDTV,HDMI


If you buy an 8x AGP graphics adapter(video card) for a 4x AGP system, the card will function at 4x rate, it will still work with your system, and also download and install the latest catalyst drivers for your computer at (ATI.com)

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Screen going blank for a second or two while video freezes then jumps.


If you have on board graphics try removing video card and reboot when computer rebooted turn it of and refit card and restart when restarted computer should recognize new hard ware and should find the already installed drivers if not try installing drivers again
Sometimes windows does not recognize new hardware until its refitted
had this problem with modems alot and the above method solved it

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Intel P$ 1.8 mhz on a D845HV/D845WN board


Before removing your current card swap video outputs on the PC. If currently connected to the VGA output switch to the HDMI connector AT the video card. Use the HDMI to VGA adapter that came with the video card. Check & see if the display loads Pc starts. Taking the information directly from your motherboard manual pg. 25, your AGP video can only run at, AGP supporting 1.5 V 4X AGP cards. The 9600pro runs at 8x & it is not backwards compatible. (able to run at either 8x or 4x). You could run the Sappire ATI Radeon 256MB 9550 DDR AGP 4x/8x 1.5volt card.
Here is one site: http://www.colordrives.com/sapphire-ati-radeon-9550-256mb-ddr-agp-4x-8x-video-card---retail-box.html
When you do get the video card be sure to set your bios AGP to the correct size as listed in your manual pg. 109 subsection 4.4.7
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Sapphire HD 2600 XT Driver Problems


To get your drivers follow these simply steps below:

First go to this website "CLICK HERE" - once you've done that fill in all the details of your "Graphics Card" then download them.

After you've completed the installation restart your computer just to make everything work correctly.


Note: after you've installed the driver your resolution when you've restarted your computer will be diffrenrent and may need changing.
Good luck. Hope my solution was helpful in someway. Further problems of any kind just leave a message on here and i will get back to you a.s.a.p.

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