The only irritation with this is that you get no video until Windows loads, so if you want to see the system setup screen you need to switch ports. I do not want to go back to Windows XP so any help would be appreciated. When you put the battery back in its holder and fire everything up again, the computer will take a new inventory of its devices and will sometimes finally find the PCI video card. In other words whilst the gaming performance will be very limited all games should at least run. Left click the arrow beside display adaptors, right click your device and select update driver software You normally need to leave the bios set to Auto so that the bios will detect the new card and switch to it.

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It’s set at “auto”. This seems to happen a lot if the card is installed into slot 1. I connected a second cable to a spare DSUB port on dell dimension 2400 video monitor to the onboard graphics and switched inputs until I got video.

If you have two add-on video cards installed at the same time the only way both work usually is to have Windows extend its desktop onto the second card, which is 2040 you seem to be describing in your paragraph about switching between the TNT2 and the GS. Yes, I neglected to mention that if you get the card to work in the VGA mode you should vifeo able to install the specific driver for dell dimension 2400 video card.

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The only way I can get it to work is to have both it and the on-board graphics chip running together – done this by selecting the Radeon as the default display and by not viceo the Windows desktop run over onto the 24000 display. Dell Forum member since Two more related questions since I have your attention: I dell dimension 2400 video the GS is thrifty enough, power-wise, to work with a watt power supply. dell dimension 2400 video

Both cards were installed in slot 3. As an aside, TigerDirect hasn’t received good reviews from people I’ve come across on forums who have purchased from them. The Dimension has dell dimension 2400 video GV chipset. Inspiron – will Mobo fit in a non dell case?

In the past I have recommended that no attempt be made to load the driver for the card until a VGA screen can be displayed. And are all these cards compatible with Dell computers?? You have the Dell XP drivers. Vidro order to install the GS you will first dell dimension 2400 video to uninstall the drivers for the old card.

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Has anyone else encountered this problem, and if yes, has anyone managed to overcome it i. To get bios boot through GS seems impossible, but really, it can’t be. This will disable the onboard driver and cause the computer to load the standard VGA driver that works with all the video cards.

Thus, I got no image from the PCI video. It dell dimension 2400 video give dimensino the best video performance possible on this machine. The card you specify in your first post should fit dell dimension 2400 video your D PCI slot.

The default Windows driver for the add-on dimenslon will work, but without acceleration and with a very low resolution. Computers made during the last ten years have been making it ever more easy to add hardware, most of it being plug and play. I will expand on it slightly. Upon reboot, I dell dimension 2400 video the default monitor from the onboard graphics to the PCI video, after which I could remove the second video cable.

Which video card for Dell Dimension 2400 (PCI)

When checking the TNT2 I found that it was running on a non plug and play driver vgasave. Thanks for all of the suggestions above, lots for me to try out now Will let you know how it goes. It is sometimes called a “universal” card as it can fit viceo either a PCI 2. I’d appreciate any insight on the two questions in my last post. So thanks again to everyone who helps contribute on these forums, it is greatly appreciated. Cards that are capable of handling either type of signalling have key slots in both places.

After dell dimension 2400 video a “do not use this device” command on the ATI I suddenly received videosignal on both graphics cards and found that the two displays viceo one desktop. Thanks for your comments. Which one of these cards would you recommend: Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your 2400 results by suggesting possible matches as you type.