How do I disable my onboard video card on my compaq presario
7598 so I can install a better one
This question was answered on October 22, 2001. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.Hi hambone,
Here is the infomation you requested,good luck.
Step 1: Download and unzip the video driver
Access the video card manufacturer’s Web site
Browse to the Drivers section (It is usually in the Support area)
Click on the appropriate driver option
When the Save As dialog box appears, choose a directory that is easy to remember
Use a program such as WinZip to decompress the file
Step 2: Disable the current video driver
Access the Control Panel from Settings in the Start menu
Double click on System
Click on the Device Manager tab
Double click Display adapters
Double click on your video card
Click the General tab
Click the Original Configuration check box to disable it
Click OK and Yes to restart the computer
Step 3: Install the new driver
Access the Control Panel from Settings in the Start menu.
Double click on Add New Hardware.
In the Wizard, click Next, No, and Next
Double click on Display adapters
Click on Have Disk
Browse to the location of the previously saved driver
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Posted by Scott of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on October 22, 2001