Advice 1: How to install a new video card on computer

Without the graphics card the computer is not able to process graphical information and display any image. Choosing this component, it is important to pay attention to its characteristics, including power consumption and the graphics port needed for communication of video card and processor.

How to install a graphics card?

In order to properly install a video card, you need to perform a number of operations in a particular order. In particular:

  1. Removing faulty graphics card. This control Panel section System tab Equipment included in device Manager. Here we find display Adapters. Choose a set in a given time on the computer the graphics card and using the context menu right mouse button to open the Properties. Here we go into the Driver tab, and delete where old software video.

  2. Turning off the system unit, disconnect all power cords and cables. Remove the cover, Unscrew the fixing screws, take out old graphics card.

  3. Plug-in connector motherboard new video card and fix it with the mounting bolts. Return to the place cover, connected the monitor and all power cords and cables.

  4. After the Windows operating system will automatically detect the new device automatically starts the setup wizard detected equipment. Downloadable driver disk, new video card, which usually comes with it. Run it on the file setup.exe or install.exe. Next, there will be automatic installation of the device.

  5. Restart your computer.

If for any reason the driver installation will fail to find in the Internet the latest driver and after downloading the file similarly run them on your computer.

Advice 2 : How to remove a graphics card

GPUs in mobile and stationary PC"s can deteriorate for several reasons. Most often, equipment failure is a result of severe overheating. In such situations, it is important to quickly replace the damaged device.
How to remove a graphics card
You will need
  • - screwdrivers;
  • - metal spatula.
Start with retrieving the current card. In desktop computers the process is carried out without any problems. Disconnect the cable to the system unit. Never operate with devices not turning off the computer from the mains.
Unscrew a few screws located on the rear side of the system unit. Then, remove the left wall. Be sure to disconnect the cable that connects the video card and monitor.
Gently slide the latch that holds the video card in the slot. Remove the equipment. Connect to the motherboard a new graphics card. Collect the system unit.
For mobile PC this process is slightly complicated by the fact that to access certain internal devices is relatively easy. To begin, unplug the laptop from AC and remove the battery pack.
Flip the mobile computer. Remove absolutely all the available screws. Some of them support the cover where the memory modules, hard drive and DVD drive. Remove the specified devices.
Disconnect the base of the laptop from the main body portion. First slightly lift the wall and using tweezers, disconnect the ribbon cable. For discoveries case it is better to use a metal spatula. This is to prevent scratches.
Locate the graphics card of the mobile computer. Remove this device. Install a new video card. Assemble the laptop.
When you first turn on computer, start the system in safe mode. Remove all the drivers for graphics cards. Restart the equipment. Install the new software required for the stable operation of the newly installed video card.
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