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06-12-09, 06:57 PM

I hope this is the right place gor my problem

I have a Biostar motherboard with onboard graphics. I have now installed a PCI E graphics card but when I put connection in the new port i get no display -- only if I put in back in my original onboard connection

I have installed the drivers for new card so I am at a loss as in Device manager and everest nVIDIA GeForce 7300 SE/7200 GS Video Adapter is showing but also obviously southbridge still has South Bridge: nVIDIA nForce 6100-4xx (MCP61) showing

Do I Have to switch off the onboard graphics somehow through the Bios?

Motherboard ID 06/16/2008-NF-MCP61-6A61KB0CC-00

Any help would be appreciated again and if you need more info let me know



06-12-09, 07:05 PM
Yes, you do need to change the bios settings, most likely. Sometimes "auto" doesn't work, or it might just be plain set to "onboard" or the like.

06-12-09, 07:13 PM

i tried the bios but it only has auto or always enable tried both no luck

06-12-09, 07:51 PM
Might try looking for a bios update.