GeForce 4 and Compaq monitor/motherboard
Posted on 2002-04-28
I have a three-year old Compaq Presario model 5340 and recently upgraded VisionTek GeForce4 MX420 PCI graphics card.
It works fine, except for when I'm booting/rebooting. I need to turn on my monitor and my computer with proper timing, or it simply will not display anything on my monitor. (I can tell that it's properly booting, but nothing shows up on the monitor)
In addition, I don't see the graphics card BIOS when booting, and just simply shows the Compaq logo. (Before with my Voodoo3 card, it showed a "3dfx Voodoo BIOS" message at booting)
This is starting to get rather annoying, as it may take up to 5 shutdown/reboots before I get anything on-screen. I'm afraid this may also affect the overall stability of the machine (which is bad enough already).