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no VGA out?

by j0hnnyboy / August 31, 2007 11:18 AM PDT

i bought an ASUS P5GD-1 from here:
http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=P5GD1-FM2-BULK
and, apparently, it doesn't have a VGA out. ??? ???
i already had an old nvidia PCI video card, so i put that into the top PCI slot.

so here's the issue i knew i was going to face:
how can i change the BIOS settings without a monitor?

any help would be greatly appreciated.


Thanks in advance,
Jon.

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"how can i change the BIOS settings without a monitor?"
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 31, 2007 12:27 PM PDT
In reply to: no VGA out?

You can't. But no PC today allows you to change without a monitor.

Bob

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if it has
by ozos / September 2, 2007 4:32 AM PDT
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DVI out, just get a DVI to VGA adapter (about $6) and it should solve your problems (it'll at least give you display)

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it has
by j0hnnyboy / September 2, 2007 10:45 PM PDT
In reply to: if it has

no onboard video at all.
i ordered a PNY GeForce 7300 GS today.
if everything goes well, ill have my system up and running on wednesday.
woo.

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well
by ozos / September 3, 2007 10:19 AM PDT
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it should be working with the nVidia board then (the old one) without problems, either the old hardware is damaged, or the new hardware is damaged, or you aren't telling the whole story

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