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PCI video slot changed to AGP video slot

I have an old T205 machine that is in need of a video driver.I can't see anything at all when the unit is turned on but would like to replace the video card with a new one.It has a agp slot and I would very much like to use it but can't see anything.. With out being able to see what is going on can you instruct me,or provide me with the correct keystrokes to get into the bios and change the settings from the pci slot for video to using the agp slot and have it to work when its done?

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First, install the AGP card in the AGP slot. Plug the monitor into the new video card.
Second, power up and press the F2 key to enter Bios.
The system should default to VGA but through the new and only video card available. If this works you will be able to save the settings and exit. It will reboot as normal. When prompted use the cd for that card to load the drivers.
AGP was a short lived concept and aren't that many to chose from.
If you don't get any video at all, the problem may lie in the motherboard and not really repairable.
Good luck.

Posted on Jun 02, 2008

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