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Can't disable onboard graphics

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I got my new motherboard, and when I tried to plug my pci card (no money for a pci-e yet) in, the monitor just said "No signal". I go to hardware manager and under display adaptors, it says nVidia 6100, which is my onboard instead of my card. How do I use my card instead of onboard, and my onboard options are either "auto" or "always enable".
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have you tried setting it as Auto?

my bro has a board w/ ATI onboard and it was a bit trickly getting it to want to work w/ his new 6600GT. but his board had an option about where it should look for grapics first.
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Dude, the 6100 onboard will pwn the 5500 PCI. I would forget about the PCI card and stick with the mobo 6100.
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Onboard better than add-in card...I'm in awe I guess I'll stick to onboard then; now I just have to get more than 256 mb of RAM....
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post #5 of 6
ya the geforce 6100 is much better than the geforce 5500....lol way better! so work on getting more ram and save up for that PCI-e card, to turn off the onboard video u can prolly just set it to auto and it will aoutomatically recognize the new video card... good luck!
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Save up for some good RAM first
    
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