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Adding a New Vid Card

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Whiteskin, Sep 27, 2003.

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  1. Whiteskin

    Whiteskin Thread Starter

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    When I add a new video card, does it in essence power down the old (built in)one? Just wanna know because my old integrated card has deep conflicts with my Os.
     
  2. Triple6

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    Depends on the motherboard. Sometimes you will need to enter the BIOS setup and disable the onboard video, sometimes you need to use jumpers on the motherboard, sometimes it automatically disables, and sometimes you can't disable it at all.

    Regardless, you will need to uninstall the video drivers in Windows.
     
  3. Whiteskin

    Whiteskin Thread Starter

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    damn. not windows, FreeBSD, and i cant get it running, becuse of a conflict with the internal vid driver. oh well... i guess its a closet hog now.
     
  4. zeddy

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    Can you not disable the onboard vid in the bios?
     
  5. Whiteskin

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    nope, but thats ok. I dropped freebsd and went with debian.
     
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