ya it was the video card- i threw in a OLD cyrix card and it works fine- the old trident i was using didnt work at all- now im just setting up cobra- its so cool- i need to get road warrior edition delorme gps software- im gonna run streetfinder till i get it- getting power dvd 4 tonight- that will work with cobra right???? it dosent have to be version 2.5 dose it? oh well we will find out i guess- cobra is so cool- its so fun to set up i cant wait to get my ir man then ill be set- me a boy