how do i know if its my grafix card

  DrLector 20:07 16 Oct 2004
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iv started up my 2nd,old pc and when i turn it on a message comes up on the monitor saying no signal,this has happend befor and the grafix card was loose. im 90% shore the card is dead but is there any wat i can tell without spending £40 for a new one.
thanks

  JonnyTub 20:08 16 Oct 2004

take the card out, clean the contacts and firmly (but not too much) reseat it back in place.

  Valvegrid 20:11 16 Oct 2004

Do you have an onboard graphics you can use if you remove the card? You'll to remove the card and enable the onboard graphics in BIOS.

  Rayuk 20:12 16 Oct 2004

Does the pc not beep when you turn it on?then depending on your bios Award or AMI they should give you an indication of what is wrong

  lightfeet 00:07 17 Oct 2004

I had a similar problem. See click here During my investigations I received "no signal" notification when the monitor cable was disconnected , so I suggest you check that the lead is firmly attached.

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