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Old 11-24-2004, 09:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default new mobo display prob, any ideas? a question if ya dont mind..
My friend just called me. He installed a new mobo/PS and is using same other hardware. He gets no video/screen display. Sounds like it boots into beep code errors. 2 diff monitors were success. What else should be done any ideas? Also...He has NO graphics card installed..just on-board.

This is for winXP home ... intel celerong something i dont know all his specs

Thanks for any response!

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Old 11-24-2004, 09:59 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Sounds like the on-board video option may not be set. Does he get even a BIOS screen when the power button is pushed? Or nothing at all at any point? Make sure all parts of the computer are put back in the RAM would cause a no video error...have him try another AGP/PCI video card if he has one then see if it picks up video then you know the on-board unit is bad.

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Old 11-24-2004, 10:55 PM   #3 (permalink)
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well I just talked to some 14 yr old super geek that came over his house..Hardwares is set fine. Turns out his "new" mobo has 1 ..yes 1 pci agp, its a MSI g11-cb00056 .
But no ,theres no bios screen..cant get any display at all. Theres no vid card there at moment to test so... maybe ill just buy him a 2 dollar mb for christmas and upgrade his stuff. I give up its not worth it. Appreciate the help.
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