Getting new video card

By mikez884
Jun 14, 2005
  1. Hi everyone, i just introduced myself in the new user part of the forum. I will be putting in a new video card next week. From what i have read i should put in the new card, turn on the computer and install the drivers and windows xp should turn off my integrated video? Or do i have to hit delete when i boot up to turn it off? Thanks for any reply's
  2. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    Some motherboards will do it automatically, some have a jumper that needs to be set, and some need it to be turned off in the bios. You really need to look in the book that came with your mobo to see what it will do. Before you fit your new card tho, you should remove all of the old graphics drivers and any aplications that run with it.

    Hope that helps. Rik.
  3. kol_indian

    kol_indian TS Rookie Posts: 316

    Mike i will agree with aht rik says, u need to check the manual, between what Mother board are u using :)
  4. mikez884

    mikez884 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks for the help!
  5. RamenNoodles

    RamenNoodles TS Rookie Posts: 83

    what type of video card are you purchasing? and what is your rig like?
  6. compguy

    compguy TS Rookie Posts: 162

    NO when you install your new driver for your video card your integrated graphics will automatically turn off. :wave: :wave:

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