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Graphics card makes system reboot

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,

any idea's thanks wayne

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  • charlwayne Jun 18, 2008

    Thanks very much for your help. We also had problems with windows security updates effecting internet explorer. Which we have just have to not download. Cause it stops explorer from working.

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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!

Good Luck!
Mike

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