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I am going to install a new graphics card, do i need to disable my integrated card firts and then shut down and install the new one?


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Yes, you need to first uninstall the software bundled for your integrated card if you don't intend to use it anymore. Then you can shutdown PC and install the new card. After hardware installation run BIOS to set-up installed video card as Primary video adapter.
In your BIOS it should be set so as to auto detect integrated graphics or AGP.
\015\012This is the default setting for HP and Compaq machines.
\015\012Install the card and see what happens, if you have no video, shut down the machine and either remove the new card and then set the BIOS to auto detect or if you saw the BIOS splash screen with the new card installed but got no graphics, then again go into the BIOS and set it to auto detect.
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