No Video Adapter detected

Hi.  My niece has a compaq EVA, motherboard 0804H, running XP Pro, P4 2.4GHZ. My issue is that the monitor is connected to an on board video connection. Works sluggish and when I install XP Service Pack 2, I get a 4 bit video, blurry as hell. In device manager, the video adapter is not showing up, and when I go to properies/advanced settings in display, under the adapter tab, it shows nothing. How come I get a display, well if you can call it a display without a video adapter? ****Just a note, and this really boggles my mind, the AGP port on the morther board is installed the wrong way. The split connector is towards the back. I found this out when I tried to install my old AGP video card. Thank you.
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jhanceCommented:
My guess is that you have NOT installed the video card driver for the on-board video adapter.  If Windows does not find the driver for the video, it falls back to "Standard VGA" mode, which is a least-common-denominator amongst video.  It's UGLY as you've noted...


I'd point you to the right driver (if available) except that "Compaq EVA" is too broad a term.  Need the Compaq MODEL NUMBER.  Look it up yourself at:

http://welcome.hp.com/country/us/en/support.html

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jaykeCommented:
The model number is found on the back or bottom of your HP product, and will be in a format such as C2010A, 33440A or D7399A. If you can take a moment to find the model number on your product, this will be the most accurate way to locate the information you need.then go to here http://welcome.hp.com/country/us/en/support.html to download the drivers you need.

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