'your AGP is not enabled'- how do I enable it ?

  dagbladet 11:38 11 Dec 2003
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Win 98.
ATI Rage IIC AGP.
After a reformat everything seems OK. However AIDA shows a problem which reads; 'your AGP is not enabled this may result in performance penalty'. I've looked every where but can't find where to enable it.

  Gongoozler 11:50 11 Dec 2003

This is probably a BIOS setting. Depending on your motherboard, it could be under the "Advanced Chipset Features" menu, and is probably something like "AGP-4x mode" that you need to enable. If you have an AGP graphics card, the AGP itself must be enabled or the card wouldn't work.

  jim1947 11:52 11 Dec 2003

Probably a setting in your BIOS. Hit DEL or F8 or F2 whatever it is on your PC to enter BIOS as you boot (A message should appear at the bottom of the screen), and look in "chipset settings" or "advanced" to find the option to enable/disable AGP.

  lpl56407 11:53 11 Dec 2003

Try this click here

  jim1947 11:53 11 Dec 2003

Sorry, we posted at the same time.

  Gongoozler 12:27 11 Dec 2003

Hi jim1947 - Yes but great minds....

  dagbladet 12:41 11 Dec 2003

thanks all, trying that now.

  dagbladet 12:22 13 Dec 2003

I've looked every where in the bios and can't find anything that is close to AGP enable/disable, any other thoughts ?

  Gongoozler 12:35 13 Dec 2003

Tell us what motherboard you have, and we'll see what we can find.

  dagbladet 13:14 14 Dec 2003

Thanks Gongoozler, i'm at my brothers for the weekend. I'll be back at my machine tomorrow night and i'll run aida to get that info.

  Rayuk 15:44 14 Dec 2003

Sometimes in the bios there is a setting for vga pci/agp just set it to agp,although it checks the pci if no card it goes onto the agp[a very short time in doing so]

If your agp is not enabled and you have an agp card how is it you can see anything on your monitor at all?.

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