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New GPU causes PC to stay on splash screen

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I just got a new GPU but when I installed it and turned on the PC, the splash screen stays on for a while, then I hear a short beep and it's still on the splash screen, then I hear a short beep again and the screen switches to a black screen with a blinking cursor and nothing happens after that.

It says to press ESC to enter startup menu but that doesn't do anything. I've tried every button to enter BIOS but nothing works.

When I use my old GPU or the integrated graphics, the PC works completely fine.

I've seen a lot of people say "update BIOS" but I have a foxconn 2ABF which isn't a supported motherboard anymore.

Can someone help?

The specs are:
CPU - i5-2400
Motherboard - Foxconn 2ABF
RAM - 8GB DDR3
HDD - Seagate 500GB SATA
PSU - HP 300W
Old GPU - ATI Radeon HD 4300/4500 series
New GPU - MSI GeForce GT 710
Runs Windows 10
 
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pretty sure there is a legacy gop for this card (710), however you will likely have to contact MSI, EVGA used to offer a legacy gop for this card that you could use, but like i say you needed to contact them.

you will also need to update the card in another pc so be prepared for that, if msi do offer this service. alternatively youd need to buy a card with legacy bios support as well as UEFU as Vincent mentioned
 
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Can you not return it and just explain the issue 5heh might have other syou can try that 5hry will swap it for? Your kind out of options otherwise unless you contact msi
 
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Can you not return it and just explain the issue 5heh might have other syou can try that 5hry will swap it for? Your kind out of options otherwise unless you contact msi
If I do that then if I want to upgrade everything else I'll have a graphics card that can't run on up to date motherboards
 
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oh sorry I guess it would help to say it's for gaming. You say it's barely better than the integrated graphics but from my experience this graphics card will make quite a difference
 
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