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AGP is a bit old for win7, i'd drop it. that said, if the ati
card is an addin perhaps your onboard (via) chip is causing the
problem. turn it off in your bios so that the install never even
detects it and use drivers from ati.
The MSI KT4V motherboard is an AGP board supporting 4x/8x AGP. You cannot use a newer PCI-Express Video Card, however an Nvidia GeForce FX 5500 either PCI or AGP will run just fine in it. The NVidia FX 5500 doesn't come in PCI-E. Additionally The ATI Radeon 9550 doesn't come PCI-E so you should be safe with AGP versions of either. I should note however, that you'll get better performance out of the ATI Radeon 9550 as opposed to the NVidia FX 5500.
One gig of ram is still very low for major gaming. For good gaming, you should have no less than two and preferred, you should have four or more. The card is ok as long as it is 256 megs of dedicated not shared memory.
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
I hope this helped.
Hey, It seems you have downloaded the wrong driver package. There are difrent drivers for eatch type of card. Ati radeon 9700, ati radeon 2600 pro, ati radeon 2400. All have difrent drivers and you need to download the correct ones.