so i bought a PNY GeForce 210 1024mb DDR2 for the time being. i installed the driver and put the card in the motherboard. but when i restarted my pc...the screen stays black and wont do crap. is idk whats wrong. i have 380w psu, 3gb ram , enough hard drive space, intel core 2 duo
Plug the cable back into the integrated video card (I'm assuming this is what you have) which should at least let you back into the BIOS. Then, enter BIOS and as the two posters above have said, and try switching the graphics card from integrated to PCIe.