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Switched to onboard video for fun. Now no display!

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Hungary Hippo

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Got an itch to play Starsiege. Dusted off my ancient Dell 2400. Was using Powercolor Radeon 7000 VE based PCI card and it was OK, but wanted to see how the onboard video compared, switched in BIOS, plugged in my VGA cable to onboard, and NOTHING!

Is there anyone who knows the sequence of arrow keys/enter in the BIOS to switch back to my video card? Many thanks :)
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phillpower2

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:welcome:    Hungary Hippo,
 
 
wanted to see how the onboard video compared, switched in BIOS, plugged in my VGA cable to onboard, and NOTHING! 

 

 

Rule of thumb, when you want to use onboard graphics any add on video card should be removed first else the BIOS will detect the add on video card in the MB (working or not) and then disable the onboard graphics by default.
 
Found the steps below which are meant to restore the factory defaults on a Dell 2400, fingers crossed for you that they work; 
 
 
Boot the system into the BIOS.
 
Once on the Setup screen press <ALT> + < F>
 
You should hear a beep.
 
Reset time (if needed)
 
Press < Esc > and exit saving changes.

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