When i put a graphics card in, the system boots me out of what i'm doing, tells me there's an error then reboots the system, when i take the card out it works fine.I've tried 2 different cards with same result,
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Re: graphics card makes system reboot
Please shut down you're PC. Unplug the power cord from the PC. Remove the video card you have installed.
Once removed plug the power cord back in & start the PC. Press the delete key on the keyboard every 2 seconds untill the bios main menu loads. How to move around in the bios is shown at the bottom of each menu screen.
The Asus P4S800-MX motherboard has an onboard video card built into the motherboard. Before you can add a video card you must make a change in the bios. Go to Advanced menu.
Page 2-21 in you're manual. Change primary VGA bios to [AGP VGA Card]. Save & exit the bios. The PC will begin to restart. Press & hold the power button on you're PC until the PC shuts off. Unplug the power cord again, open the case & firmly & evenly insert you're AGP graphics card. Connect any extra power to the graphics card if required. Re-check all connections & cables before closing the case. Turn on the PC. Wait for windows to finish loading before installing you're video card software. That's it. You're card should now function. Good idea to update windows!
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You don't disable it in Device Manager: reenable it immediately. The correct steps to replace the video card: 1 - you uninstall its driver and reboot at least twice. 2 - You install the new card, plug the Monitor in it and reboot at least once.
3 - you enter in the BIOS and disable it in there, and only in there, and you reboot at least twice with a check in the BIOS that it has remained disabled in between. 3 - you install the new driver.
hi i have a eepc asus notebook and the problem is i went to reboot the
comp and it shows the windows logo before boot but.. the screen just
stays lighted alittle then it's black i tryed booting in all modes and
it wont even boot in safe it will get half way then stop i am thinking
vid card but i dont know if i can get a vid card for the notebook can u
pls tell me how to get around it i even went thru bios and it has no
setting for on board vid i am seriously thinking of rebooting windows i
have no cd rom to boot drivers it came with cd but no cd rom drive lol
sounds like yo had the same Probles that I had with my 5200 geforce The install did not go well. what was happening was the direct x was binding to the old mother board graphics system and not the new card . to make it rebind just change the refresh rate in the nvidia icon in your task bar . disable the display adapter from device manager for the motherboard graphics .put the card in the slot change the montior cord boot up check you direct x by typing in run dxdiag and test directx to be sure it is runing with your card you can also see that fron the about nvidia you must have the driver for the card installed to do all this.. hope I helped
I have experienced the same problem with an Nvidia graphics card. From what I could tell, it was an overheating issue to begin with, which quickly turned into a damaged graphics card. What I ended up doing on my desktop is opening up the side of the case, and decreasing the graphics load on the card. I still ended up having to replace the graphics card. I would suggest upgrading to windows 7 as well, even if you have driver problems, the upgrades in the OS seem to handle the errors much better and recovers without the severe color / rendering problems like XP did.
If you are confident it was not an overheating issue that started this, please boot your computer into safe mode, completely uninstall the graphics drivers, reboot into safe mode and install the drivers again. Most Operating Systems tend to stay 'sick' from old drivers even when you're using new drivers, so the best way to do it is completely get rid of it, and put it back in.
Please try install XP SP3 in safe mode. Then check whether you have the latest Graphics Card Driver. It seems like some driver issue as it reboots only in Normal mode. Since safe mode runs on minimalset of hardware drivers.
Secondly, there may be a corrupt file that caused reboot. Spend a night and schedule bad sector check - Right click on system drive, Tools tab, Error Checking -> Check Now, tick both boxes then Start. It will schedule scan on next reboot. Then reboot to confirm it starts checking HD.
I have the same system and card. The problem is the system is trying to run two monitors at once. Use Windows safe mode (F8 during boot) to uninstall any Pny drivers you may have put on. Reboot. Install the pny drivers again. Before rebooting, use the device manager to look at the display drivers. There should be two, an Intel one, and the pny Nvidia one. Disable the intel driver and reboot. Worked for me. Youmay also want to upgrade the power supply. The 3000 has a 225W and the 8400 card wants at least 300W.
Download the unified Radeon drivers from ATI's website... do not use Windows update. Get the Drivers Only package. for Vista 32-bit
If you can get to the desktop: Uninstall the existing display drivers by using the remove hardware utility. Whatever they are... remove them. Reboot. Windows will try to reinstall the drivers on the next boot. If it allows you cancel the installation at any time during install do it. Run the downloaded package from ATI. Reboot.
If you can't get to the desktop: Press F8 when booting and enter safe mode with networking. Download the ATI drivers from ati.com for Vista 32-bit. Uninstall the display drivers. Reboot. Should take you to the desktop on the next boot so you can run the install program.
If your new video card has a power connector, make sure it is connected to a power plug. If you already did that, it's possible your PC's power supply doesn't have enough power to run all your connected equipment.
To get your old card running, hit F8 repeatedly during boot-up until you get the boot options. Select VGA mode. It should boot up properly then.
Once booted into VGA mode, set your screen resolution to something simple like 1024x768 or 800x600, then reboot.
If that doesn't work, try hitting F5 repeatedly during boot-up to boot into Safe mode. You can then adjust your settings again there.