Video card problem

By phill147
Nov 12, 2009
  1. i have a pent 4 whith a elitegroup p4s5a/dx+ motherboard
    when i fit a ati hd2400pro graphics card and install the current drivers when i reboot windows xp will start to load and then freeze uninstall in safe mode it loads up ok
    when i update manually it shows card working ok and monitor make come up ok and seems to work and says its ok when i reboot again later it freezes at same point untill i have uninstalled drivers i have tried later and older drivers to no avail any ideas
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Is the computers power supply big enough to run the new video card? Have you connected the power supply to it if it needs additional external power?
  3. phill147

    phill147 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    it is a 300w output
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    "Have you connected the power supply directly to the video card if the video card needs additional external power?"...
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