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DVI graphics card question


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jfaatz

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I just bought this PC used with the DVI card. How do I get my monitor to work connected in the VGA port? At boot I get a message to connect to the DVI port. Can I just pull the DVI card. Do I want to? Would it be better to get a VGA to DVI adapter? My monitor is flat panel. On board video. If I remove the card do I need to change setup?
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Does your monitor not have DVI input, because it wouldn't be smart to not use the DVI input in that it gives you better picture quality then the normal VGA port. Only time I would change it is if I was having problems with the DVI port. As for removing the card, I would recommend it unless you know what you are doing AND you won't be voiding any warranty(s) you may still have with Dell.

Edited by Fenor, 14 September 2005 - 07:36 PM.

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The monitor, (non Dell) does not have DVI port. Thanks for your advice, will save the card for future. Problem solved, DVI card removed and VGA takes over.
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