computer doesnt recognize add on graphic card

D.r. Ati radeon hd 2400 xt graphics card...
March 29, 2010 at 22:23:55
Specs: Windows XP media center 2002 sp 3, amd 64 3500+(gateway)
I bought a new dell hd 2010 monitor and want to hook it up to my computer, bought a new ati radeon hd 2400xt dvi-i graphics card. Installed card, hooked up monitor , monitor flashed "no vgi connected", computer doesnt recognize graphics card.

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#1
March 29, 2010 at 23:00:39
Psu requirement for 2400xt is 350w, +12v@20A. Check the psu label. Un-install onboard video driver and disable it, u can set graphic adapter priority to pci-e in bios. Make sure the monitor is connected to the card not motherboard.

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#2
March 30, 2010 at 09:20:59
I checked my bios and there is nothing there that will enable the pcie just pcie spread spectrum, also I am afraid to disable my on board for fear my comp will not recognize the add in

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#3
April 1, 2010 at 00:26:36
OK OK so I feared un-neccessarily! when I disabled my display device nothing went black, phew! comp still didnt recognize video card---BUT there was a reason for that. I shut off computer opened case and reset video card (turning red in embarrasment) It was not correctly seated..... Thanks everyone for your help

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