AGP slot

  jerryj 19:29 25 Mar 2005

My computer crashed last week. So when it starts up now all you get is 1 long and 2 short beeps.
I had a play around and got to the agp slot. I am using an old PCI graphics card at the moment because thats the only way it will start.
I have 3 other agp cards and none of them work.

Do I need a new motherboard ?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:38 25 Mar 2005

Award Bios
1 long, 2 short

Indicates a video error has occurred and the BIOS cannot initialize the video screen to display any additional information.

Try resetting the BIOS by either a jumper on your board? or remove battery for 30seconds and refit.

  jerryj 19:45 25 Mar 2005

I have already tried that, if you mean CMOS. I also did the battery.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:13 25 Mar 2005

Is AGP enabled in BIOS?

  jerryj 20:50 25 Mar 2005

I think it is, when I installed the pci card it loaded the default settings.
Also when I originally built the pc it booted from the default settings so resetting the cmos should be ok.
Right or wrong ?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:39 25 Mar 2005

BIOS Settings
click here

  jerryj 15:41 26 Mar 2005

This is all very well how to set up your bios.

But how do you do that when you your computer will now start up with AGP card installed.

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