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Old 03-06-2011, 07:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question What to do VId card blew, and I have a replacement BUT.......

I have a Hp Paviolion Slimeline s3700y PC. Comes with a
AMD Athlon X2 5000 processor
3gb system mem
320gb hard drive
Nvidia Geforce 6150SE
winds v home.

Now it comes with an ON board V card which died. So I went out and and purchased a VisionTek Radeon HD 5450 graphic card. I manually did the hardware install. It doesnt need any external power. I turned on the PC and i get a message on the screen "no imput detected" then the screen goes to sleep. Whats the problem? I know IF my on board vid card was working it be a simpline fix of disabling it in the settings, but with no working vid card its impossible to install a new one ......am i correct? Do i need to take it to someone that can link up their pc to mine to bypass this problem? here is the link to the New Vid card

Radeon HD 5450 SFF 1GB | VisionTek ATI/AMD Radeon Graphics Partner

Thank you for any help/suggestions you may have.
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