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Old 02-11-2007, 08:22 PM   #21 (permalink)
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As a follow up to everything relating to this thread. I ended up purchasing all components, have everything connected and I've ran into one problem.

The motherboard I bought comes with 1 PCIE x 16, 2 PCIE x 8 and one regular PCI. I have a video card inserted into the PCI slot, but from what I am reading, that is not default and therefor when the computer boots, I can't visually see anything. What should I do?

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Old 02-12-2007, 06:33 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Originally posted by M733mhz
I hope you still have your XP disk, you can't just put the hard drive in your new motherboard and expect it to work. now.

I did.

and it worked.

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