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Windows 7: graphics card

21 Nov 2011   #1
peterhicken

windows7
 
 
graphics card

help !!!! i'v just fitted a new graphics card what do i do to start my computer sorry i'm not a computer whiz ????


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21 Nov 2011   #2
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Im not sure what it is your asking here.

But Ill give the general steps behind replacing a GPU if that helps you.

--Important--
Un-install all graphics drivers before you shutdown windows.
This is very important, even more so if switching brands. Nvidia to AMD or vise-a-versa.
You want all graphics divers removed before booting into windows with the new graphics card.


After thats done, Shutdown the computer.
Flip the power switch on the back of the power supply, and unplug the power cable from the wall.
Then, press the power button on the PC to drain any remaining power on the board.

Remember--Before you touch anything inside the case, or the hardware itself, its a good idea to ground yourself.
Just touch the metal inside of case to ground yourself out, just to be safe.

Now, replace your graphics card, as the instructions with your card indicate.
make sure you connect all power line, and that eveything is securely in place.

Then, reconnect the power to the wall, flip the switch on the back of the power supply, and start your computer.

Once Windows is loaded, install the drivers. ((Just get your cards latest drivers directly from the website, AMD or NVidia, whichever your card is))
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21 Nov 2011   #3
badger906

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, & Mac OS X 10.9.2
 
 

press the on button!?
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21 Nov 2011   #4
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Follow wishmasters advice if not ,find a friend a little more educated then you in that department and ask for help
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