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just called Staples , its only 2 blocks away and they have a card I can use. They said if that wasnt my trouble I can return it. Might go this route unless you advise otherwise.
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Leave the card then, it explains why you cannot find onboard graphics
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Go with the new card
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THANK YOU very much Keith. The New (and better) :whistling: video card seems to have fixed the problem . Went with an fx 6200 with 256 mb .
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Thank You for sticking with it
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UH OH this could be bad. Even with new vid card, been using comp ever since installation, screen just went black on me momentarily :whistling:. WTH
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Did you install the drivers from the software CD with the card or download them?
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Used CD that came with the card
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See how it goes, if it blacks out frequently, look at using the latest ones
from the Nvidia site
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I went ahead and DLed the latest from Nvidia. Surprisingly enough, it identified SOME of the files on the CD as newer than those on the website! I kept all the newest files. I have used this comp now for like 12 hours, not a glitch to be seen.
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Certainly with the card having the corrosion and then having enlarged connections would have contributed

Hopefully it will continue to run smoothly
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