Help! - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > System Upgrades
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-13-2010, 10:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: San Diego
Posts: 1
Default Help!

First off hello everyone. New to the forum and trying to learn how to build and upgrade my pc. I've built one in the past but its been almost 7 yrs since then.

Now to my little problem. I have a Dell XPS 420 which has served me well for the past 2yrs. My brother had just got done upgrading his PC's video card to a GTX460, and decided to throw his old video card(9800GT) into mine. Everything seemed to be going real well up until we installed the driver from Nvidia's web site. Which gave me a blue screen saying that the installation failed. So we decided to throw the old video card back in. Now the computer won't start at all. We tried starting it without the little battery(sorry for my newbness) and the screen prompted video card error. So to say the least I'm pretty much lost. The 9800GT works with our other PC's but not the XPS420. Trying to find out if theres anything that I could do, before we send it to the local FRY's Electronics for repair.

Thanks in advance,
komplex180 is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:33 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.