emperus drivers are for WINDOWS not for simply just posting to atleast the POST/BIOS screen
reseat the card and see if that helps
so your definitly sure your laptop supports the different video card? and it was in perfect working order?
What was your old card?
The card description and compatibility said that it is compatible with my laptop.
How can I check if the card is in working order?
My old/current card is : M9700 NVidia Go 7900GS 256MB Video Card