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Old 03-06-2006, 11:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys,

I just bought two new LCD screens, and I was wanting to use the two in conjunction with my old monitor. Currently I have a PCI express graphics card, and had hoped that it would be a simple matter of just adding any old PCI card into the system...Windows gives error code 10, and says the device could not start. I presume this is because the pci express card is using the address the pci card wants seeing as drivers see PCI express as PCI and dont care how fast its running. I have a second pci express slot if that would solve my problem, of course its only a four lane since im using the one on 16.

Any ideas? Id like to avoid the whole using a second computer to remotely drive it deal.

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Old 03-07-2006, 06:38 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I've had upto 3 PCI graphics cards in the same comp before now with absolutly no problems.

What you are attempting should work ok, try using a different PCI slot.

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try booting with just the PCI vid card to see what happens...
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Old 03-07-2006, 09:49 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Set PCI-Express to the primary graphics interface in your BIOS, or PCI if that won't work.
Or try different PCI slot like MrCoffee mentioned.
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