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Brilliant Ken

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Hi there! I'd just bought a PowerColor 9250 powered by ATI RADEON 9250. Before this I had been using the onboard graphics card, Intel Graphics Controller 82865GBF on my intel motherboard. After uninstalling the previous graphics divers, I installed my new graphics card into the AGP slot. But upon power on, the computer will not boot, while consistently displaying the red HDD LED. When removed from the system, the computer would however, be operating normally. Is this a case of insufficient power supply? Any idea what the problem might be? Thanks a lot.
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Did you disable the on-board graphics card in your BIOS? That may be the issue here.
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Well, I did not tho... the thought of disabling the only functional graphics hardware on my computer daunts me, as I'm afraid that I would not be able to revert/change the settings later in case it didn't work out. By the way, there doesn't seem to be an option to disable the on-board graphics in my BIOS!
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The AGP card should disable the on-board graphics card when you install it.

There maybe something in the ATI link below.

http://support.ati.c....asp?deptID=894

737-357: Computer BIOS Basics
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737-6: AGP Motherboard/Chipset Drivers
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737-20869: How to install an ATI Radeon graphics card in a system with onboard video

Good luck!
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