Quote: Originally Posted by Avie
Wonderful to see all I looked at print out and could nothing of the parts or language. What would you suggest to Purchase? I only do mostly basic stuff. An old lady! Tuffdahl.
I'm not sure what's best. (I don't do "basic".
) Maybe a card based on the Radeon HD 5450 chipset. here's a few: Newegg.com - Computer Hardware, Video Cards & Video Devices, Desktop Graphics Cards, Radeon HD 5450
Some manufacturers suggest at least a 300W PSU for the card, but that seems absurd - the card maxes out at around 20W. I'd be inclined to try using your stock power supply.
If you go for this, or some other graphics card, the replacement path is:
Uninstall the current graphics drivers. Shut down rather than restarting Windows.
Disconnect the power from the PC. (Better: turn off the switch on the power supply, if it has one. That'll preserve grounding.)
Disconnect the monitor from the old graphics card. (If you had a discrete graphics card, you'd remove it now.)
Install the new graphics card. Make sure that it's firmly seated in the slot.
Connect the monitor to the new card.
After Windows starts, install the new graphics drivers. (May require a restart.)
That's all. Good luck.