How to install graphics card??????

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Jun 16, 2008
  1. shajal
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    Newcomer shajal Advanced Member

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    Hey guys does any one knows how to install a computer graphics card and where to install it. i just bought a ATI but have no clue wat to do with it. any help pls.
     
  2. fischju

    Member fischju Rehabilitated Jaywalker

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    1. Turn PC off
    2. Unplug PC
    3. Put card in the slot that it fits in.
    4. Plug in PC
    5. Turn on PC
    6. Install drivers
     
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    The box should also have a picture somewhere and instructions on where and what slot to fit it in.
     
  4. juggernaut911

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    power off, unplug, open up, remove old gfx card if any, plug in new one, make sure your BIOS know not to use onboard graphics, plug in, power on, download new drivers (if not already), install new drivers, restart, play CoD4 with meh! [​IMG]
     
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    Hopefully your motherboard has the correct slot for your graphics card. If not, then you're screwed.
     
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    Usually involves...

    1 uninstall old drivers.
    2 Turn off PC
    3 remove old card
    4 put new card in
    5 turn on pc (ignore found new hardware message)
    6 install latest drivers
    7 restart PC.
     
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    You most likely have some of these slots:

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    You probably either need the first one, or the maroon colored one.
     
  8. shajal
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    Newcomer shajal Advanced Member

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    thanks and how u got cod4 on the computer. i would love to play with u if i knew how to get the game.
     
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    Buy it, obviously [​IMG]
     
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    Buy the disc from the stores, follow the instructions.
     
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    You're not asking for warez, are you?
     
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    Member zidane_genome My sword has a +2 bleeding... wanna test it out?

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    1) Walk/Drive to store
    2) pick up game
    3) go to cashier
    4) tell cashier you want the game
    5) give cashier legal tender equal to cost of game
    6) take game
    7) walk/drive back home
    8) open box
    9) install game
    10) enjoy!
     
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    Use CoD4 private servers obviously if you pirate it or buy it... I'd recommend you buy it, but people on the private servers are usually nicer. Don't forget to play the (short) story mode. But you can't play it without a crack or the real game. The story mode is very interesting.
     
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    fixed
     
  15. shajal
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    i have it for 360 i was saying for computer online game playing. lol thanks for the examples.
     
  16. juggernaut911

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    y buy a gfx card w/o knowing how to install it?
     

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