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Graphics card which slot do I put my new video card in. Its a nvidia geforce fx 5200? Do I have to take an old card out or just disable it from windows?

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This card seems to use a AGP or (Accelerated Graphics Port / Advanced Graphics Port). So *********** board has to have this type of slot in it. This is a graphics only port so only a graphic card can be in it. What type of mother board do you have?

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The drivers for your GeForce 5200 can be found here.

Just select the following from the boxes:
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Hi.

You do not necessarily need to disable the built in graphic adapter, the computer can manage two different adapters.
The nVidia should show picture with standard VGA definition (800x600 only) if simply connected to the AGP or PCI slot even if drivers are not installed, and even if built in GPU is not disabled.
If there is no picture, check installation in slot, check that card is not disabled in BIOS, check video cable is well connected, and if nothing works, test the video adapter on different PC, the card may be faulty.

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