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Has anyone had a problem with the on board vgp (monitor port) on this gateway motherboard model? I have added a graphics card but my monitor still does not come on. I can't get into bios, of course, to see if it recognizes the new card. Thanks in advance for your kind consideration and rapid response.

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Try to reset your bios. here is posted a picture of the bios reset jumper-

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to access bios, press f1 immediately at boot, at 1 second intervals. you need to change the graphix adapter from "integrated agp" to "agp" or "pci", depending on your card. this should be under, "boot options>initial display device".

since you prolly have to do this with the integrated video hooked up (since it will be set to "internal vga" until changed) you are prolly up a creek without a paddle.

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