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PC self-reboots after driver install


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paulie10

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Hey guys, in need of you help!

Ok now i bought a second hand Leadtek Winfast A180 64mb 8x AGP graphics card second hand for $15 bucks, it works! Although I'm having troubles, display is fine, but when i install the drivers it reboots and then after the boot screen flashes away the screen dies and just has no signal.

Will i have to read up on the IRQ in the bios. Board is a GA-8S648FXM-775 cpu is p4 3.0 using 512mb ram.
I then restart and beeps the code of video display.

I try to update the bios of the card but WFFLASH.exe tells me its the wrong .rom file.

Please help me!

Is this a common problem? Any help is more than welcome! Thanks! Cheers
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shard92

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sounds like a corrupt driver or wrong driver. could also be the card is defective. Also try a different monitor if possible. some cards don't like certain monitors...
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I have tried several versions of drivers? Could it be a setting in my bios?
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possibly... does that board have on-board video or did you take out a previous video card? Either way did you uninstall the drivers for the old video before putting in the new video? IF not try uninstalling the driver for the new card.... put in the old card and reinstall it. then uninstall it before putting the new one in again.

IF you can't get it to boot at all I'd say it's probably the video card... ( you may have found out why it was only $15 )
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Hi,

If you can still boot into windows, try drivercleaner and remove any drivers relating to video, then reboot and install the latest drivers for the card.

Rick
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