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Screen goes blank on Log on

Running Windows XP with ATI Radeon X300 128Mb PCI card. Screen OK up to log on screen. When you log on screen goes black. No image on a restart. But when you reboot into safe mode screen image is fine.

I tried uninstalling the ATI drivers, screen fine with Windows XP drivers, but the Found new hardware wizard keeps appearing.

Please can you help?

Can't change screen resolution

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You must uninstall your previous video card drivers before installing the new card, especially if they were nVidia drivers.

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Having trouble finding out which graphics card will work with your PCI-Express motherboard? Here is a list all PCI-Express graphics cards for AMD/ATI Radeon. This list is in descending order. (The top graphics cards from each manufacturer are more recent, have greater memory and are faster while the bottom are older, have less momory and are slower).

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AMD Radeon 6000 Series - (AMD Radeon HD 6870 and AMD Radeon HD 6850)
ATI Radeon 5000 Series - (ATI Radeon HD 5970, ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyfinity 6, ATI Radeon HD 5870, ATI Radeon HD 5850, ATI Radeon HD 5830, ATI Radeon HD 5770, ATI Radeon HD 5750, ATI Radeon HD 5670, ATI Radeon HD 5570, ATI Radeon HD 5870, ATI Radeon HD 5550 and ATI Radeon HD 5450)
ATI Radeon 4000 Series - (ATI Radeon HD 4870 X2, ATI Radeon HD 4890, ATI Radeon HD 4870, ATI Radeon HD 4850, ATI Radeon HD 4830, ATI Radeon HD 4770, ATI Radeon HD 4600, ATI Radeon HD 4550, ATI Radeon HD 4300 and ATI Radeon HD 4200)
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ATI Radeon 2000 Series - (ATI Radeon HD 2900, ATI Radeon HD 2600, ATI Radeon HD 2400)
ATI Radeon X Series - (ATI Radeon X1950, ATI Radeon X1900 and ATI Radeon X1800)

If your Motherboard supports PCI-Express X16 then here is a list of compatible Nvidia Cards.
GeForce 500 Series - (GeForce GTX 580)
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