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Prior to installing the radeon 4550 video card i followed the instructions and disabled the onboard video adapter via the device manager. I have the emachine model T6520. After disabling the onboard adapter and installing the new video card i tried to boot up but had no monitor activity. Can you help me.

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Hello
Try reseating the video card in the pci slot,remove completly then reinstall.

Also check your monitor video cable for being tight.

Last..Does this card require 24 volts? check for a 4 pin adaptor plug on the card.It may need its own power.

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