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Black screen when I install graphics card

By google003
Oct 20, 2007
  1. I have a
    Hp desktop
    1gb memory
    ATI radeon x200 intergrated graohics card
    200gb hd
    XP SP2
    Pentium 4 3.06ghz

    This is the problem

    I got a used grapgics card- an ati x800xl 256mb. The I uninstalled my intergrated one through device manager. Turned off computer. Installed the new card to my PCI-E slot. Then connected the monitor cable to the new video card slot. Turn on computer and............nothing! Black sceen saying "No signal.

    I researched this problem. Went to BIOS then switched cards or slots had a option like "PCI, PCI-E, AGP. Figuring that I installed it onto my PCI-E slot i switched it to that option. But still no start up.

    I seems that the intergrated card never goes off. I uninstall it but its still there. Cause when I restart my computer its still enabled.
    POWER SUPPLY is 300w of computer. Graphics card is recommended at 300w also


    Question

    How can I fix this problem so I can get the new card to work?

    am I supposed to disable or uninstall the intergrated one? (I uninsatalled it first)

    If I disable it and it still dosent work, the new card, can I reinable it cause I don't want to mess up the computer?

    Thank you very much

    google003
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,934   +167

    No video at all even when you first turn on the computer? You have to disable the integrated video through the bios, not the Device Manager
     
  3. google003

    google003 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thanks,called HP and said it may be difective. I'll buy a new one. Thanks for your answer though!!!
     
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