Need help with re enabling my graphics card

So I disabled my onboard graphics card to put in my amd graphics card to hook up dual monitor. It worked, I then being an idiot disabled the amd graphics card. I have enabled and disabled my onboard intel graphics card and the monitor works fine. But when I try to use the amd graphics card nothing shows up on the monitor. What do I do? I took out cmos battery, doesnt seem to work, is there a way to reenable the amd gpu?
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  1. By "disabling" I presume you mean in Windows Device Manager. Why can't you just enable it again in Device Manager? Is it because with the gfx card in the slot, the iGPU won't work?
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  2. It's difficult to help you when you use a term like 'disable' without saying exactly what you did. Removing the CMOS battery resets the motherboard bios. So then you did something in the bios?
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  3. clutchc said:
    By "disabling" I presume you mean in Windows Device Manager. Why can't you just enable it again in Device Manager? Is it because with the gfx card in the slot, the iGPU won't work?


    You had the right idea, so here is what happened. I went back to Windows Device Manager and pressed on View section, then clicked on show hidden devices. The amd gpu showed up, I then clicked on it but it did not allow me to enable it. However, it had uninstall amd gpu which I did. Then disabled the onboard graphics card, powered off desktop, inserted amd gpu again. It came on, but with a problem. One of the monitors had a very green tint to it. So I tried to play around with it to fix it. Nothing worked, so I then proceeded to think it was a good idea to try the process over again. So I went back to onboard gpu and then uninstalled the amd gpu again. But this time after inserting the amd gpu, nothing is showing up on the monitor and when I go to device manger and look under show hidden devices nothing shows up. What did I do wrong?
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  4. Any way you can test the gfx card on another machine? It sounds like it may have problems.
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  5. clutchc said:
    Any way you can test the gfx card on another machine? It sounds like it may have problems.


    Alright, so I did that with my older desktop. The dual monitor both showed up but they both have a serious color tint on them. I think you may be right, something with the gpu?
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  6. tazaway said:
    clutchc said:
    Any way you can test the gfx card on another machine? It sounds like it may have problems.


    Alright, so I did that with my older desktop. The dual monitor both showed up but they both have a serious color tint on them. I think you may be right, something with the gpu?


    If it suffers the same issues on two different PCs that you know are OK, I'd have to say yes. Did you try it with no driver installed? That way you can eliminate the driver as being the problem. If it fails just booting to the desktop with just Win's generic driver installed, it sounds like bad hardware.
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