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Postby daredevils » Thu Sep 28, 2006 3:24 am

Can i select the vga card who start lcd in amilo d1420? My video board(ati 9600) is broken (glitches in the screen) and i know by everest that chipset has a gma855 video, it is desactive. Someone know if flashing bios or doing something can i start with intel gma? Thank you very much
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Postby aspettl » Sun Oct 01, 2006 10:10 am

In theory it is possible if you have GMA onboard - but I don't think it is easy.
You have to modify your BIOS...

Afaik the M1420 is based on the Mitac 8050, maybe 8050D/DC.
The L1300 uses GMA graphics and is based on another 8050, I don't know which one (8050, 8050D, 8050DC, 8050IL,...).
But I don't think the BIOS is compatible.

Have a look at http://mtc.mitacservice.com/visitor/v_FileDown2004C.asp , there are service manuals, too.

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