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The computer screen splits into three, and computer will not start . I have told that it is the graphics card. Can it be replaced, if so, at what cost.

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Yes, you can replace or upgrade your existing graphics card, but the new one must be matched to your particular system configuration.
Here's a general info article about graphics cards, here are some tips to help you choose,

Prices will vary greatly, according to selection, but I would start by going to your computer manufacturer's support site and checking the specifications of the graphics installed in your system. This will give you a baseline to use when shopping, and will probably also have a downloadable service manual that you can use to determine if you're up to the installation, etc., or whether you want to have someone else do it.
If you're not into gaming, etc, you may be able to find a compatible used card fairly cheap by buying from a local tech that recycles old systems...
Without knowing anything about your computer, it's hard to give you much more detail...

I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue. If you need further assistance, please post back with a comment to this thread.
If I've managed to answer your question or solve a problem, please take just a moment to rate this post....thanks!

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

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