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Computer doesnt detect Graphics Card

Q: Computer doesnt detect Graphics Card

Im not quite sure what the exact spec of my pc are, but here are a few

AMD Atholon 64 x2 dual core processor 4200+ 2.20ghz its a 32 bit operating system, i dont quite know alot about computers so please keep it rather basic, thanks.

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A: Computer doesnt detect Graphics Card

You need to post the brand and model. That way we can find the model and see if you have slots to install a graphics card.
I'm guessing you have a graphics chip on the motherboard that has died.

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hi
i have this big problem is that my graphics card as a problem that in almost 2 years it never did this
i never had problems with this computer
but what happend is that i use a LCD screen the resolution is use is 1768x992 and i use a Nvidia GeForce 9800 GT graphics card
what happends is that when i turn the computer on i see the screen with ALOT of lines with weird colors and i thought this was a drivers problem so i installed the graphics card drive and clean the PC up for the 2nd time nothing worked so i tried formating it but i doubt it that would work because those lines where there so yea
i did manage on getting a screen cap from the windows and it looks like this :

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/a...9418/wtf-4.png
the weird part is that the lines and stuff that appear on the screen as well dont show up on the picture so i tried using another monitor and it had the same result
im using Windows Ultimate 32 bit
i have my graphics card connected to my TV(LCD) with a HDMI cable
i thought it could be that so i tried another cable it didnt work
so at this point i ran out of ideas
so i was wondering if you guys could help me
i really need my pc on my other drive i have stuff from work and i cant lose it for the life of me without counting the school stuff
please help me

A:graphics card doesnt detect monitor correctly

I don't know how this happened to you, but the picture is very typical for a desktop that's set to use only 16 colors.

Nowadays, videocards can render millions of colors with a 24-bit or 32-bit depth, this is called "True Color." Many moons ago, you had to make do with about 65 thousand colors (16-bit depth or "High Color"), and earlier still you only had 16 colors or 256 colors (8-bit depth) available.
Using such limited color palettes resulted in images such as the one you have on your screen now.

You should be able to go into your advanced videocard settings and change the color depth, but it would be extremely unusual for a modern nVidia card to offer only 16/256 colors. Still, can you check and see which color depths are actually available?

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I purchased a new GPU Sapphire Dual X R9 270X 2GB DDR5 OC WITH BOOST
My Graphics Card fan work fine but when I turn on my pc the monitor does not show anything.

I had another graphics card before but needed to replace it so I dont know if this is the trouble.

Anyone can help?

Thanks in advance

A:My Computer Can't detect my new graphics card

Do you have required power connections to it ?
Tried another PCIx slot ?
Monitor connected to the right place ?
Can't be problem because of another GPU for BOOT at least, in the OS later on maybe, if it's different than old one.

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HELP. I tried uninstalling old nvidia drivers. When I put my new one in, there wasn't an old graphics card in place. I tried youtubing possible solutions. I'm considering taking my pc the best buy so they can hook it up, but I don't wanna spend more money. The power watts meet it's standard. I had to buy a new one. I KNOW it's in the right place inside, but my computer won't detect it. The PNY software DVD won't detect it. It says not found. I understand that you have to install a diver that's compatible, and I tried that, but it says checking system... and then It can't find it! It's been months. I uninstalled every nvidia driver or thing on my computer, which now makes my screen look small, which is really annoying. please help!
 

A:Computer won't Detect Nvidia Geforce 730 Graphics card

You need to tell use more about your computer, what is the make and model of it, what is the model of the motherboard, what is the model of the power supply? What version of Windows?

Is it the Geforce GT 730 you bought or something else? What is the intended use of the new graphics card?

And what graphics card or GPU did you have before adding this card?

Do you have the monitor connected to the new graphics card or do you by chance still have it connected to the integrated graphics that many computer have? It needs to be connected to the new card before turning the computer on.

Have you made sure the card is seated fully in the slot?

Have you tried using the latest drivers from the NVidia website: http://www.geforce.com/drivers

Do you have access to another computer to try the card to make sure its not defective?
 

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hello guys, i need some about my computer..
recently, i've been re-format my computer and change XP to windows 7 home premium. then when i go to you*ube.com, it doesnt came up any sound.
and go to Run>dxdiag>Sound and the windows doesnt detect my sound card !!!
My audio device was Simbadda CST 5000
Realtek High Definition Audio Device as the Audio Driver and using ASUS
thx anyway and sorry for my bad english

A:Windows doesnt detect Sound Card

Hi Simb, with out knowing too much about your PC system all I can offer is go to Realtek Realtek ,download the audio drivers you require or visit Asus for the drivers for your mobo ASUSTeK Computer Inc. -Support- Drivers and Download .If you would be so kind and tell us the Model of your motherboard we may be able to help you further

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This is very frustrating.
I have a Radeon HD6450 on my desktop pc, and a monitor which is plugged into its VGA output. I installed windows 7, and it installed and ran fine, but it didnt have the ati drivers, so the resolution was low. I installed the windows updates, including the ati drivers. When I restarted, the windows loading screen displayed, but when it finished the screen went black. After a bit of research, I think the problem is that the radeon card is switching output to DVI:
Computer doesn't start up after Catalyst install... what's wrong? [Archive] - AnandTech Forums
Unfortunately, I dont have a DVI cable to test this, and I dont want to buy one if I dont need to.
To get into windows I need to go into the bios and set the onboard graphics to be the default graphics, and connect my monitor to the motherboards VGA output.
I can then connect a second monitor to the Radeon's VGA output, and windows detects it and all is dandy, except I have to use onboard graphics.
Does anyone know why my Radeon card is switching to DVI on startup? Catalyst control panel didnt seem to have any relevant settings..

Thanks!
Ethan

A:My AMD card is set as default, but windows doesnt detect my monitor

What version of Catalyst are you running?

I'd go to your video card manufacturer's website and use the one they offer, instead.

I'd keep dropping back versions, if there is no website offerings, you can go version crazy here:

guru3d.com [site has been around a long time, no worries]

Follow the normal removal procedures for video card drivers.

I would check ASRock's web site for motherboard chipset driver updates also (Southbridge/Northbridge).

Having to use DVI sounds ridiculous to me.

Just extra:
Is your HD LED light staying bright during the bootups when screen goes BLACK?
Doubtful in your case, but that is a sign the hard drive needs defragged.
Other common time the video goes black like that is a RAM problem.

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Alright so heres my problem. I have a next to brand new (less than 2 weeks old) gaming rig i just built, my very first one. Specs are as follows,

EVGA nForce 680i SLI Motherboard
EVGA e-Geforce 8800GTS(x1) Video Card
Intel Q6600 Quad Core 2.4GHZ Processor
Corsair XMS2 DDR2 800MHZ (4GB) RAM
OCZ GameXstreme 700Watt Power Supply
Seagate 500GB SATA Hard Drive
ASUS DVD-ROM & ASUS DVD-RW Optical Drives
Diamondback Razer 1600DPI Mouse

Okay, now as far as i can tell, everything is working fine, BUT, sometimes when i turn the computer on, the mouse will light up and everything so obviously its getting power and what not and being recognized, but when i hit the welcome screen, it turns off and i have to unplug it then plug it back in and it works 100% perfect untill restart. Also, sometimes when I turn the computer on, it will NOT recognize the DVD-ROM. It will not show in post or in my computer, but it has power and the tray opens and everything. Anyone that knows about the 680i nForce board might say i need to update my bios which is what i was thinking, but im kinda trying to wait for the p31 update because p30 apparently sucks, and p29 is decent from what ive heard. Does anyone know what my problem is or even how i check to see my bios version? In EVEREST Ultimate Edition it says my bios version is

BIOS Type Award
Award BIOS Type Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG

which makes no sense to me because they are recognized as (pxx) not v6.00? Anyways, maybe you guys ca... Read more

A:Computer sometimes does and sometimes doesnt detect things.. help!

Do you have all the power supply plugs plugged into the proper places like video cards, CD's and hard drives? Your power supply may be faulty. I would sub it first
 

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what VGA coolers do you reccomend? (that do not attatch to the card)

My Gainward 6800Gt 2400\2ns, is a nice card and has quite chunky cooling, it does run quite hot and would like to cool it down for o/c purposes.

Incase you havnt seen the Gainward cards they are coverd in a chassis with 2 60mm fans which makes putting any other cooling on it hard, (however one side is exposed apart from the baseplate).

I was wondering if anyone new of anything to aid my graphics card.

Cheers, Alex

P.S= here are some pics
 

A:help with any graphics card cooling (that doesnt attatch to the card)

That looks like it should cool the card really well. I have a VGA Silencer on mine. It replaces the stock HSF.
 

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Ok I havent had any reason to use my usb port until now. After getting a new K7t266 pro2 mobo I realized that my computer isn't detecting the usb port and I also can't find my mobo driver cd. I just recently got a free pair of DSP-500 Plantronics and they require usb... Anyone wanna help me out here?

Thanks,
Nick
 

A:K7T266 Pro2 mobo computer doesnt detect usb...

Have you checked in the BIOS to see if USB ports are enabled or not ?

You might also need to install Via 4in1 drivers for them to work.

www.viaarena.com
 

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Hi, so lately my computer's wireless network has started to get really bad, we have 100mbit, and it only gets about 0.3. This seems to be an issue with the range, or something, since if i move the computer right next to the router, it runs at about 50-60mbit. Now a few days ago i decided to get an ethernet cable to try and solve the issue, but my computer doesnt detect a LAN connection, only the wireless one ( atleast it doesnt show up among the other connections). Some weeks ago the wireless connection worked nicely, but now suddenly it doesnt anymore. Currently i'm typing this from an old mac computer, since my internet doesnt work at all on my pc.
 

A:My computer doesnt detect my ethernet, also very bad range over wireless

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Hello!

Ive got a DELL P4 PC that I have just formatted and installed Windows XP Pro and now when i start up the PC it doesnt detect my 2nd HHD 80GB. It use to be labeled D: but now the DVD Rom is labelled D:
The drive does show in Device manager and it shows there are 2 disk drives, but it says that the drive that isnt showing that the location is 1. Also it says the device is working properly and that status is online and when I click on Computer Management it says that there is 2 HHD, Volume (C and another volume with no name.

*VOLUME (NO NAME) - LAYOUT : PARTITION - LAYOUT : BASIC - FILE SYSTEM : NTFS - STATUS : HEALTHY (ACTIVE) - CAPACITY : 74.52GB

*VOLUME (C - LAYOUT : PARTITION - LAYOUT : BASIC - FILE SYSTEM : NTFS - STATUS : HEALTHY (SYSTEM) - CAPACITY : 149.00GB

I've tried to name the volume but it wont let me.

Can anyone help me out?

Thankyou in advance )
 

A:Computer doesnt detect my Slave Hard Drive

Hi and welcome. This wouldn't be the same PC, would it?

http://forums.techguy.org/business-...ernet-explorer-7-not-working.html#post4739365
 

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Im kind of in a predicament here. Ive recently installed Windows 7 Home Premium (x32) on my Dell xps m1330 laptop. My computer no longer recognizes my graphics card and is currently running on shared memory. As such, I cannot use graphic intensive programs. I would love to tell you what my graphics card is but I dont know and cant access any information on it through the actual computer (doesnt show up under any drivers/hardware listings). Any solutions?

A:7 doesnt recognize my graphics card

Hi goldfarb and welcome to Windows 7 Forums

The graphics card in your laptop is an NVidia 8400M. The latest driver is available here: NVIDIA DRIVERS 195.62 WHQL Note that it also recommends that you install a Dell update here: Drivers and Downloads

Disclaimer: The Dell update is for the BIOS. The Forums cannot be held responsible if you choose to install this update and things go wrong.

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when i change my graphics card it doesnt boot my monitor has the blue hp start screen for 5 minutes and the computer shuts down











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A:New graphics card doesnt boot

@Storuu? Yes, it would work with a motherboard that has UEFI.  However, HP has their motherboards made to their specs and are not the same as retail versions.  It is difficult to find a motherboard that has holes to match the stand-offs in the case.  Also, the connectors in the case are not always the same as retail motheboards.

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Hi

I need help here. I cannot detect my Graphics Card in Device Manager.I do anything but not working. This is my report

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Hi!

Yesterday I bought myself a new graphics card: Radeon HD7870.
I've plugged it into my motherboard: MCP73VT-PM but the thing is that I don't receive any signal from it when I connect the vga cable into it, tried with hdmi cable aswell...
Also bought a new PSU 550V to make it match the requirements..

Can it be that the onboard vga graphics collides with the new card? If so... could anyone help me out? I've tried almost everything, spent the whole day trying to get it to work.

My BIOS settings doesnt support editing the onboard stuff.

Thanks in advance
 

A:Won't detect new graphics card

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I reformatted last night, and everything went really well until I tried to play battlefield 1942. It crashed even before I could get into the game. Then I went and reinstalled it but it still didnt work. Then I installed counter-strike, and tried to put it in open GL, but the computer said my graphics card doesnt support it, even though before i reformatted my Geforce 4 64mb 4200 graphics card with TV/out worked fine in Open GL before I reformated. I then decided just to see how it would work without Open GL, and when i went into a server for counter-strike I had a 400 ping and white lines were going across the screen ( I have a cable modem that is working fine right now). I then put a resource CD for reinstalling device drivers and using diagnostics utilities and online documentation. I did something with my graphics card, but when i shut down the computer and turned it back on, it still said that the card cant support Open GL. I then installed directX 8.1 and still nothing worked, and CS always worked with DirectX 8.1 I have no idea what is wrong, but can someone please help me, it would be great considering I have a clan match in a few days! I dont know much about computers so if you can, make the message back to me as detailed as possible. Thanks alot.

A:reformatted and Graphics card doesnt work?

Welcome randyrhoads18...........:D

What operating system are you using?

If your using XP try the driver here.

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Hello,

I recently updated the drivers for my video card, NVIDIA's discrete GeForce GT 335M, and afterwards I was unable to get my monitor to display anything. My laptop screen is broken so I use a standalone monitor with VGA cables for my display. So after this I tried the obvious troubleshooting, using my fn key to switch between displays and holding the windows key + P to pick the projector option, both to no avail. I then started windows in safe mode and rolled back the most recent driver update for the video card. Since then my laptop does not detect the video card, like it is gone. I still have the updates installed, NVIDIA Control Panel still exist but says no card is detected.

Also I can not get BIOS to run on boot, possibly because my monitor won't display anything until it gets to the windows home screen.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks,

Shawn

A:Unable to detect graphics card.

Get your Laptop screen fixed first.
You may need to spend less than $100, I guess.

http://www.amazon.com/ALIENWARE-LAPT.../dp/B0049AJ468

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Hello dear community, I've just formatted my notebook again and installed Windows 7 Professional 64-bit. The problem is that system is unable to detect my graphics card - Radeon HD 7600M, which was working fine before. Device manager is showing it as a standard VGA graphics card. My notebook is also using Intel HD graphics 4000 and it's working fine after manually instaling required drivers. When I am trying to install drivers for Radeon, two things are happening: - setup manager returns error message that installation process failed(I've even tried to edit "InstallManager.cfg" file and change "WorkaroundInstall=false" to true, setup manager installed everything(AMD catalyst, etc.), just not the driver - as soon as setup manager is trying to detect my graphics card, blue screen appears and notebook is rebooting It is pretty random which one of the above things will happen. I've tried installing few different drivers and nothing changed. I've also tried(in the device manager) to manually choose the location with the driver - Windows tells me that system knows it's the Radeon HD 7600M device, but cannot install the drivers. During the format, I deleted ALL partitions and created new ones. I remember that there was a small partition(which I left untouched during the earlier notebook format), but this time I deleted it too. Maybe this partition had some important HP data which is causing this problem now? I am also attaching a screenshot of my device... Read more

A:Windows cannot detect my graphics card

Hi: I think that HP has the wrong switchable graphics driver listed on your notebook's support page. See if this W7 AMD/Intel graphics driver works. You must only install the AMD graphics driver, which installs the drivers for both the Intel and AMD GPU's. This package provides the AMD High-Definition (HD) Graphics Driver and Catalyst Control Center for supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system. For notebooks with switchable graphics modes, this package includes drivers for both graphics processing units (GPUs). Switchable graphics enable users to switch between a power-saving graphics mode (normally used under battery power) and a high-performance graphics mode. If high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) video output is supported, this package also installs the HDMI Audio Driver. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp58501-59000/sp58894.exe I don't understand the language shown in your screen shot. Can you translate to English what the other two devices that need drivers are? I'll take a guess and say that the PCI Device needs this driver... This package contains the driver that enables the Realtek Card Reader in supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system. The card reader enables users to read from or write to supported removable storage cards, which are typically used in digital cameras, digital music players, and cellular phones. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp61501-... Read more

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The other day i bought a 9800 GT 512MB. As i connected it i noticed that my computer only supported a total of 240 watts max. So i had to buy a new power supply for my hp. So i connected everything, hoping that i had done everything correctly, for it was my first time installing a power supply. When i finished, i booted it up and everything seems to be working okay. A few hours later the computer went to sleep after i left it alone for a while. And when i came back and tried to wake it by shaking the mouse, it wouldnt turn on. So i turned it on and connected the supplemental power supply that evga recommended me to do. Now everything seems to be going okay. But there is only one more problem..My cd drive doesnt read cds! I guess the graphics card is taking too much power, or maybe i should of connected the graphics card alot seperately than my cd drive, because the cables seems to be close.The disk drive still opens and closes but it doesnt read cd's. If anyone could please help me on this i would really appreciate it. Thanks
 

A:Installed a graphics card, but now cd drive doesnt work

How old, and how much use has the optical drive. These drives are fragile, particularly on the HP machines. The laser burns out or becomes out of alignment.
You might want to test by temporarily inserting another optical drive.
Also, you may have partially disconnected the EIDE cable to the drive... or crimped it. So remove and reseat all cables to the cd drive, after giving them a complete inspection.
 

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Hey guys,
This is an important post for me as its regarding my Graphics Card (as i use it a lot). I have a Lenovo G400 laptop with intel i5 3230m , Windows 8.1 and Switchable Graphics(Intel HD 4000 and AMD Radeon HD 8750m). Recently this morning i kept my laptop for an download and went away from it for a while.Later when i returned i saw that my laptop was on lock screen. I unlocked it to see for the download and it said that could not detect hardware or hardware drivers for my AMD Graphics card. Later i saw it could not even detect my intel graphics card. I managed to download and install intel graphics card and it could detect it but when i tried to install amd grahpics drivers it failed.
It cant even detect the AMD Graphics Card.I tried a system restore and it didnt work. According to me it was due to an windows update recently(so i did a system restore).
This is pretty Important for me , so please reply all the suggestions you have
Thanks

A:Windows cannot detect my Graphics Card [IMPORTANT]

Well The Following Error is Solved. All i did was pray to god and shut down the laptop for a few hours after trying every thing and somehow it worked

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Hello, I've been having this problem 2 days ago and it's a bit frustrating. I was just playing some games when it suddenly restarted automatically. My device manager doesn't seem to acknowledge my graphics card anymore for some apparent reason. I've tried plugging my monitor in my graphics card and it just seems like on a standby mode with the blank screen showing nothing. But when I plug my monitor to my motherboard port it shows up fine and is in the device manager. I've tried cleaning my drivers with "Driver Sweeper" then reinstalling the lastest driver for my graphics card, but that didn't do anything. I was hoping if anyone knows what's wrong with my graphics card . Thank you.

Is my graphics card burnt/broken?

EDIT:
Graphics card - Radeon x1900

A:System doesn't detect Graphics Card

OK first of all there are no drivers for Windows 7 supporting you card. Your card is not even supported by Windows Vista as support has been removed, therefore, the reason for the problems you have been experiencing is a driver issue not the card itself. You cannot use 6.5 drivers on you card, the reason why you are getting these blank screens and dropping out of games is because of the drivers.

Not the news you peobably wanted to here but an upgrade is needed the drivers which would have been used would have been Catalyst 9.3.

ATI Catalyst? Display Driver
Version 9.3

9.3 Operating System(s)

Windows Vista - 32-Bit Edition Products Supported

AMD has moved a number of DX9 ATI Radeon? graphics accelerators products to a legacy driver support structure. This change impacts Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Linux distributions. AMD has moved to a legacy software support structure for these graphics accelerator products in an effort to better focus development resources on future products.
The following products have been moved to the legacy software support structure (including Mobile and All-in-Wonder Variants):

ATI Radeon 9500 Series
ATI Radeon 9550 Series
ATI Radeon 9600 Series
ATI Radeon 9700 Series
ATI Radeon 9800 Series
ATI Radeon X300 Series
ATI Radeon X550 Series
ATI Radeon X600 Series
ATI Radeon X700 Series
ATI Radeon X800 Series
ATI Radeon X850 Series
ATI Radeon X1050 Series
ATI Radeon X1300 Series
ATI Radeon X1550 Series
ATI Radeon X1600 Series
ATI Radeon X1650 ... Read more

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I recently got a VGA-HDMI Cable, so I could link my TV to my computer, but when I went to plug it in, my computer did not detect it. I then tried to force my computer to detect it, as many of the things I saw online recommended this, but this did not work either.
Please help me!
Thanks
J
Also, if its any help, my graphics card is AMD Radeon HD 6400M Series, and as this is a laptop, I cant really get a new graphics card.
 

A:Graphics Card doesn't detect second monitor

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Hi,
(sorry, but this needs a bit of background)

I've been using a custom PC since June, picked the parts, got it put together in a shop. Recently, I've been having occasional BSODs and a message that says "PFN_LIST_CORRUPT". After the latest BSOD and reboot, my PC couldn't detect the GTX560 graphics card (from Palit) in device manager. Under display adapters it shows "Standard VGA Graphics Adapter" instead of the gtx560.

I tried to update the driver with the latest download from Nvidia (version 280.26), but when I try to it informs me "This graphics driver could not find compatible graphics hardware". I've reinstalled windows 7 and the drivers for Ethernet, motherboard, chipset, etc., but I've still got the same problem when trying to install the graphics driver.

When I open the "Properties" window of the "Standard VGA Graphics Adapter" in device manager, under details->hardware ids the following information is shown:
PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_1209&SUBSYS_00000000&REV_A1
PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_1209&SUBSYS_00000000
PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_1209&REV_A1
PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_1209
PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_1209&CC_030000
PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_1209&CC_0300

Any help?

A:[Help] Can't detect graphics card or install drivers

Hello syalam. Welcome to the Forum.

Have you made any changes or added any new hardware to your system around the time this error began to appear?

That VEN is nVidia, but the DEV is a Fast Ethernet Controller.
It could be that Windows has mixed up the registry folder for the device, or the plug and play feature in the video cards firmware could be corrupted, or there is another corruption in the system.

You can try reinstalling the video card clean:
Be sure you have the most current known good driver downloaded.
Create a System Restore Point.

Now go into Windows Explorer and in the C: drive find the nVidia folder (inside will be Drivers > your driver version) and delete it (the whole folder).
Go into Start > Control Panel > Remove a Program and uninstall all programs for the video card. Do PhysX and Stereoscopic 3D first, then the driver. The control panel will uninstall with the driver.

Shut down computer, wait 30 seconds, and then boot the computer.
When it reaches the desktop Windows will find new hardware and will install it's own WDDM1.1 driver. Let it. You will be asked to restart. Do it.
Once back on the desktop you can now install the nVidia driver package for your card.
Try that and see if it works. That PFN_LIST_CORRUPT error can be caused by other bad drivers too, and by bad RAM. But lets check that video card installation first.

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Hello
I uninstalled my nvidia graphics card via device manager because I was having annoying freezes and nothing I tried fixed it. But when I restarted windows, the graphics cards didn't appear any more and I couldn't install the drivers back. Since it's a laptop I can't just unplug it and plug it in again. How do I get it back?

A:Uninstalled graphics card. Windows cannot detect it now

Do not try to install it through Device Manager.

I just did mine less than an hour ago. So maybe this will help.

After reboot W7 will load but have poor resolution. Go to where the Nvidia driver is downloaded (mine was in the Download folder) double click the Nvidia driver download and follow the prompts to install.

It may show it did not install the driver but don't worry just reboot when it is finished installing or says it didn't install properly.
That is what mine did and after a reboot all was installed properly.

Also after reboot the Monitor will show in Device Manager.

Mike

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First, my specs:

OS: Windows Vista
2.3ghz Intel Celeron
2 gigs of RAM
250gb HDD
GFXCard trying to install: Geforce FX 5200

Alright, so this is a simple question, shouldn't be difficult to answer!
I've read that sometimes you don't have to disable the Onboard Graphics in the BIOS when putting in the gfxcard. So, I stuck it in without disabling in hopes that I didn't have to. Well, the monitor won't turn on, so I just have to pull it back out of the processor. The weird thing is, it won't even turn on if I have the monitor plugged into the onboard gfx slot. It won't until I completely remove the GForce FX. So, I went into the BIOS and saw that the Primary is selected as PCI and not Onboard, even though I use chipset. Could that be why the monitor is getting confused?

But here's my main question, before I get started in all this: if I choose the Primary Video in BIOS as PCI-E, would I still be able to see the monitor once it turns back on? In other words, would I be able to change the bios back if the gfxcard don't work? Will the onboard video work regardless of what's chosen in the BIOS menu?

Would appreciate ANY help! Thanks in advance!

EDIT: oh, and hey does the GeForce FX 5200 support 1440x900 resolution? Could that be the problem it's not detecting it?
 

A:Installing Graphics Card - Monitor won't detect it?

Please post your system specs, To include Make and model System if Big Box, or same info for the following it custom or home built, Mother Board, Processor, Ram, Video Card, Hdd(s), Optical Drive(s), Power Supply Manufacturer Model, Wattage and Amperage on the +12V Rails, OS, and any other peripherals installed on the motherboard.
 

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i have about a 5 yr old compaq running xp.i had bestbuy to put in a radeon 9550 avg graphics card and i had to restore my com now windows wont detect the card so when i try to install the soft ware it says it cant find any hardware to install the software.i could use any help plz and ty.
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A:Windows doesn't detect my new graphics card

Double post

Already answered here: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic112198.html
 

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I just installed windows 7 professional last night and when trying to personalize my theme, i realized that i couldn't change window color. It only gave me the contrast themes unlike in vista where i could choose the color and it would still look like vista. I'm not sure if that last sentence made much sense, but i hope you get the idea. I can still use the desktop backgrounds and sounds, but not the aero window colors.

When I go to device manager, the only graphics adaptor it shows is the standard VGA. When I had Vista I didn't have any problem. But now that I have Windows 7, the OS won't detect the graphics card. Is it not compatible with Windows 7? I saw another post with a fix for the 8400M GT, and was wondering if maybe there was hope for me.

Thanks in advance for any advice

A:Windows 7 won't detect GeForce 8400M GS graphics card

Google/goto NVIDIA drivers downloads on Nvidia website, select your graphics card and 32/64 bit. It should give you the latest driver to download. (195.62)

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Hello,
I have an alienware laptop with an nvidia 335m gt graphics card and it works perfectly for about a week. Then after an update, it can't be detected. This is the second time this has happened, the first time I just reformatted and it was back. Now after about the same amount of updates, it's not being detected again and the system reverts to one called "dell chipset family". The nvidia geforce program is still installed, however when I run it, it can't find the graphics card either. Please help lol I don't want to have to reformat every week because I'm not savvy enough to figure out what the problem is.

Thank you
Ricky

A:Cannot detect my nvidia 335m gt graphics card after update

You should not be installing this update.

Download the video drivers directly from Dell.

Uninstall any video drivers you have now.

Install the drivers you downloaded from Dell.

It will now be fixed.

Laptops are different, you need the driver from Dell and do not let windows update it.

Make sure windows is set to let you know about updates, but let you decide whether to install them, do not install any video drivers using windows update.

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few days ago i tried to update my nvidia geforce gt 335m driver. but the update would not install, so i thought of deleting the nvidia driver and install the new version. i went to control panel(uninstall a program) and deleted everything with the name nvidia on it(physcs,graphics driver,control panel) now when i tied to install the new driver it said "this graphics driver could not find compatible graphics hardware. so , i went to device manager and the only display adapter there was intel hd graphics. and the intel processor pciexpress root port-0045 was showing "A driver (service) for this device has been disabled. An alternate driver may be providing this functionality. (Code 32)" my laptop: alienware m11x r2 details:M11x R2 Specs & Latest News | Alienware | The Verge PLEASE HELP!!!

A:how to make device manager detect my graphics card?

Try using Driver Robot or Driver Pack solution 13 Search on google.

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Hello, I recently performed a clean install of Windows 7 x64 Ultimate onto my computer. While doing so, I had to unplug my graphics card and use the onboard video, otherwise I'd get an error about unexpected restarts.

After installing, Windows 7 doesn't detect the graphics card (the card works, but it doesn't show up under the device manager and I can't install nVidia drivers). If I use the BIOS to switch to onboard video, then that shows up on the device manager and works fine, but I use this PC for gaming so I'd prefer to use the video card.

Any help would be greatly appreciated .

Graphics Card - nVidia 9600 GT
Motherboard - ASUS M2NPV-VM
CPU - AMD 64 4800+
RAM - 3GB

A:Windows 7 Doesn't Detect nVidia Graphics Card

Which drivers did you try, these?
NVIDIA DRIVERS 196.21 WHQL
Also, did you try running windows updates afterwards, specifically "optional" updates?

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how to check my pcie slot working or not. When i inserted nvidia Gforce 9500gt it is not detecting my mother board (Asus M2N VM HDMI ) but graphics cards fan is working. then how can i identifies the slot is faulty or not. Is their any changes to be done in the bios. Please help me. My processor is AMD Phenom 9550 and 3Gb DDR2 ram is inserted.
 

A:PCI-E slot issue or any changes to be done in BIOS to detect my graphics card

You do need to go into BIOS and disable the onboard video card in order for one plugged into a PCI slot to work. That is most likely your problem.


There are diagnostic cards that you can plug in to test your motherboard such as the one at this site:

http://www.pc-diagnostics.com/pc_diagnostics_tools/flippost_isa_pci_bus.shtml

You also might call nearby computer stores to see if they have the equipment there and will run the diagnostic for you if you bring in your motherboard.
 

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So this is a strange issue that I don't think many people will even quite know what to say...
First I should say that I'm not that tech savvy, and I'm not much of the forum person, so if I've put this thread in the wrong place then I'm sorry. I'll try and give you as much information about my specs as possible:

Case: iBuyPower Revolt
Motherboard: AsRock B75M-ITX
Processor: Intel i3-3220 @ 3.30 GHz
Hard Drive: WD Blue 500 GB
Memory: 2 x 4 GB RAM
OS: Windows 8.1
Graphics Card: Geforce GTX 750 Ti
Power Supplies: 350W and 250W
And some DVD drive.

Right, so as you can see, my situation is a little complicated, as I have TWO power supplies. That story's even more complicated, but it doesn't matter so much, all that matters is that those two power supplies are what I have to work with. The 350W supply (which is the supply that I bought later on) is powering everything in my computer EXCEPT the graphics card. Then the 250W power supply (came stock with my computer) is powering the graphics card exclusively. Or at least, that's what's supposed to happen.

So I bought this graphics card about 6 months ago, and realized that I'd need more power for it. So I ordered a more powerful psu. When I realized the 350W psu didn't have the 6-pin pci-e power connector I needed, I realized that I'd have to use the paperclip method to power my graphics card with the 250W power supply instead. I sat the 250W psu outside my rig, powering the graphics card inside my computer ever since. Until about a... Read more

A:Can't detect graphics card and SATA device simultaneously?

SO

After staring at my computer for an hour, and trying multiple random internet chats to no avail, I stared at my UEFI settings for a little bit longer and started messing around with some of the settings.

I found one particular setting that said: "PCIE1 Link Speed," which was set to "Automatic".
Since I didn't know what this meant, I didn't mess with it the first time I saw it; also, I figured since it was set to Automatic, it would automatically choose the best setting for me.
But, this was not the case. Because, as my desperation for high-quality game performance continued, I grew more daring and started changing around different settings to see what (if anything) would happen. So I changed the link speed from "Automatic" to "Gen1". There was also "Gen2" and "Gen3", but by luck of the draw, I chose "Gen1." When I saved and exited UEFI, everything worked beautifully just as it always has for the past 6 months.

I still don't know exactly what this means, or why it changed from the correct setting to "Automatic" but I'm just glad it works now. If anyone may have an explanation for why this works or what this means, I'm all ears, but I am currently able to game again at high quality, and that's all that matters.

Curiously, the other settings, "Gen2" and "Gen3" don't work; they don't even let the computer recognize the onboard graphics, and I had to reset my CMOS.

Thanks to... Read more

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Hi,
I have my new PC for a 4 months, everything worked perfect till one morning I turned it on, and the monitor (SAMSUNG) tried to detect the graphic card (ASUS R9 290) without any success and turned to sleep mode. The monitor works without problems with another PC or Laptop. I connected the VGA card to my tv LG, and it works without problems, after when I connected it back to my monitor, it works, but not stable, in the screen resolution properties it doesn't recognize the monitor, it's going in safe mode for any entering to game, installing some program or restarting of the computer. I tried to put my GTX 650 into that slot (there are 2 slots for graphic cards, and I tried both of them) instead of R9 290, and everything works without problems. So I decided to connect my GTX 650 that works perfect to x16 slot, and the R9 290 to x8 slot... connecting the monitor to GTX650, it detect also the R9 290 without any problems, but when I disconnect the monitor from the GTX650 and connect to R9 290, the monitor going to safe mode again. I tried all these connections with many different cables (all the cables are in working condition).
If somebody can help me, I will be grateful
Thanks
 

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Hello. I'm really new to this thread, and this just happened 18 hours prior to this post. I had to reboot my Windows XP (32 bit) After i downloaded NETFRAME 4.0. When i did, my pc hummed to life, but my monitor (A E19T6W) registered that my GTS 250 1024 MB Card was not reading. I check multipul times, looking at the graphics card as it runs. The fan works like it normaly does, but the display is not working. I am now running on my intergrated motherboard (Asus A8N-LA) Which is a Nvidia GeForce 6150 LE, and i do not know what to do. I tried removing the mobo battery for 5 minutes to reset the board, nothing. Ive tried to reinstall my drivers, That does not work. I Removed NETFRAME 4.0. That dose not even seam to help any. I do not hope it is a bad PCI slot, (had the motherboard for 3 years) but are there any suggestions available? Anything would be nice.

My specs are

System Manufacturer/Model Number: Compaq sr1901wm
OS: Windows XP 32 Bit
CPU: AMD X64 3600+ DUO
Motherboard: Asus A8N-LA
Memory: 1.75GB DDR
Graphics Card: Nvidia GTS 250 1024MB
Sound Card: Soundblaster 24bit
Monitor(s) Displays: Emachine E19T6w
Screen Resolution: 1440x900
Hard Drives: 1st Seagate 80GB
2ndSeagate160GB
PSU: BFG Tech 550 WATT

A:PCI dose not seam to detect my graphics card after NETFRAME 4.0 Update

Anyway you can test your card? I had a 9800gt die after I updated drivers for it and sent it back.

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Hey guys, I was hoping someone could help me with a problem my friend and I are having with his new Motherboard.

He's running an Asus M4N68T-M LE V2 and while the rest of the board works fine, it just won't see his graphics card in the PCI-E slot. We've tried various solutions and none have yet to yield any results.

We've tried disabling the onboard graphics through device manager etc. The board also doesn't let you turn off the onboard from BIOS, only allows you to set the priority of the display adapters, which is set to the PCI-E first. It just won't show his card in device manager.

His spec is: Asus M4N68T-M LE V2. AMD Phenom II x4 965 3.4Ghz Black Edition. 4GB (2x2GB) Mushkin 1333Mhz DDR3 Ram. Nvidia Geforce GTS450 GFX Card.

I've also tried using my ATI Radeon 5750HD Card and still shows no detection.

We've been trying this for over a day and we just can't figure it out. Help please

A:Asus M4N68T-M LE V2 won't detect external graphics card in PCI-E Slot

One problem that is common when installing these big video cards into Micro-ATX motherboards is that you may not get the card to fully seat properly because some obstruction is holding it up.

Carefully check the entire card/MB area to see if there is anything that may be propping the card up.
Remove the card and re-seat it looking and listening carefully to hear the rear tang on the video card "click" into place.

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Here's the deal,
I purchased a HP Pavilion dv9540us Entertainment Notebook PC and upgraded to Windows 7, after I got a virus and let Microsoft Techs into my laptop remotely in an effort to remove the worm and they deleted some key OS Files. So, they were kind enough to give me Windows 7 Professional & install Office 2010, but failed to inform me that upgrading from Vista to Windows 7 would render my Nvidia graphics card useless. So, here I am trying to figure out what to do and where to get the correct Drivers to get my HDMI & Other ports working again. I tried talking to HP, but to them it's a matter of national security & if your not willing to "Grea$e the wheels" they're not willing to give up the "seceret." Although, They did tell me that I will need to download a chipset driver to my HP Pavilion dv9540us that is compatible with Windows 7 and then my Nvidia graphics card will be detectible by my Device manager. Then I would need to update my Nvidia Drivers, Reboot, and I should be up and running. Sounds good, but what is the HP Driver I need? Does anyone have a link or any better input?
Because, I am about ready to Smash this thing or hunt down some HP Support guy.

A:HP Pavilion 9540us Windows 7 OS, won't detect Nvidia Graphics Card

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Hi,I have in the past had a lot of problems with my Nvidia K2000M on my W530. Windows have kept disabling this due to "code 43" (Yellow triangle by the display driver).I have solved this by reinstalling Nvidia drivers, but when this happened every 3 days or so, I started to suspect something was wrong. And I believe I was right.... I tried to uninstall the driver (probably a mistake) before reinstalling the driver, but now the graphics card cannot be detected at all. When I try to install Nvidia drivers I get the following error message: "NVIDIA Installer cannot continue. This graphics driver could not find compatible graphics hardware". I also tried to disable optimus in BIOS, and enabled discrete graphics to try to force the computer to find the NVIDIA graphics card, but this obviously didnīt work. The computer then starts up with low graphcis and bad resolution. Under "Display adapters" in Device Manager there is no card detected at all (As the Intel integrated was disabled). So, is my NVIDIA graphics card defective, or is there som other solution to try to detect it? PS! I Also did a system update through Lenovos update center. Updated firmware in BIOS etc. This did not solve the problem..... Thanks,-ø 

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Hi,I have in the past had a lot of problems with my Nvidia K2000M on my W530. Windows have kept disabling this due to "code 43" (Yellow triangle by the display driver).I have solved this by reinstalling Nvidia drivers, but when this happened every 3 days or so, I started to suspect something was wrong. And I believe I was right.... I tried to uninstall the driver (probably a mistake) before reinstalling the driver, but now the graphics card cannot be detected at all. When I try to install Nvidia drivers I get the following error message: "NVIDIA Installer cannot continue. This graphics driver could not find compatible graphics hardware". I also tried to disable optimus in BIOS, and enabled discrete graphics to try to force the computer to find the NVIDIA graphics card, but this obviously didnīt work. The computer then starts up with low graphcis and bad resolution. Under "Display adapters" in Device Manager there is no card detected at all (As the Intel integrated was disabled). So, is my NVIDIA graphics card defective, or is there som other solution to try to detect it? PS! I Also did a system update through Lenovos update center. Updated firmware in BIOS etc. This did not solve the problem..... Thanks,-ø  

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I sent this laptop in for repair awhile ago and I just noticed that my computer doesn't recognize my dedicated NVIDIA 650m graphics card. It's not avalible in device manager or anything. It's as if it doesn't exist. I've started doing some work where I really need it and I'm stuck with the integrated graphics. I've ensured every drive is up to date, I've tried downloading drivers from NVIDIA's website, and I've tried downloading HP's posted Windows 8 drivers (there's nothing for WIndows 10). Nothing has worked so far.

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Hi I have a problem where my microphone do
doesnt actually work what it does when i try to talk anywhere ,such as a game or skype, is that it will playback all of my computer audio(Ex if im talking to someone on skype they will hear themselves instead of me) ive tried many things such as getting a sound card and messing around in the audio device setting in windows 10 but nothing seems to fix it. I am slowly losing hope. I am pretty sure this is a software problem but i cant seem to put my finger on what it is.
My computer specs:
Case:
Phantom 530
Motherboard:
MSI Gaming 5 z97
CPU:
I5-4790k
Ram:
16 Gigs of Kingston HyperX Fury Ram
Storage:
240 Gig Sandisk SSD
Generic 2 TB Toshiba 7200 RPM HDD
Optical Drive:
Generic (Rarely Use It)
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Hi I just bough a new computer witch was supposed to be good enough to handle today's games and for some future. but I'm experiencing lag at highest graphic settings in many games. even games that aren't that new.. for example I cannot get smooth gaming in entropia universe witch uses cryengine2 and has a lot lower hardware recommended for using highest settings. I also have some lag from time to time in Mafia II witch isn't an on-line game. I have installed all drivers for my main board and graphics card.

I'm using windows 7 x64 resolution 1280x1024 witch is max for the old screen I'm currently using

and this is my system:

[ Asrock X58 Extreme III | Intel Core i7 950, 3.06GHz | Gigabyte GeForce GTX 470 SOC 1280MB | Corsair 6GB (3x2GB) 1600MHz PC3-12800 | Corsair SSD Force Series 120GB 2.5" | 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ | Corsair AX 850W 80+ GOLD | Fractal Design Define R3, white ]
3dmark vantage "performance" score: 20223 cpu: 51547 gpu: 16816 (Is this score low for my system?)

Thankful for any helpful response.
 

A:Help my new computer doesnt handle high graphics well

Try lowering the game settings a bit see how they run...also you could try lowering the screen resolution a tad as a test also.
 

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Hi, Im new in this things. Please excuse my english.

I get a PCI Card today for installing on the MB.

Is a 5 USB ports card . the manufacturer is ENCORE electronics and the product is ENLUSB2-5PCI-BR.

The problem is that i cant turn on the computer with the Card inserted in the slot, no sign, no sound, no image, nothing.
When i remove it, then turn on normally.

What can i do? Thanks for your time.

SEP
 

A:PCI Card doesnt turno on computer

My guess would be that either you don't have enough power from your PSU to juice up the entire system, or that your motherboard chipset drivers are out of date.

What make/model is your motherboard, CPU, ram, PSU?
What other PCI devices do you have?
What version of windows?

Welcome to Techspot by the way!
 

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I was trying to install a new video card to my father in laws HP. Its an HP Pavillion m7530n. It had a 7300 LE that I guess burned out and wasn't physically installed. I plugged in the vga cord to the standard plug on the back of the computer and started uninstalling the old nvidia drivers. Once uninstalled I restarted and put in the 8800 gts. I had all ready downloaded new drivers for the card so once back up and running (still plugged into the standard vga because no picture from 8800 gst) and installed new drivers. After that was done I rebooted again and no picture still from 8800 gts. I plugged it back into the onboard plug and the drivers had updated the onboard 6150 LE.

Tried a few things such as BIOS loading the video from PCI-E instead of PCI or Onboard and still no picture. Any other ideas? I tried posting on tomshardware (mistake again...) and only got sarcastic replies and a "what you should have done was". Could the card itself (a card from a friend who bought a new one) not be working, not compatible? Oh, I did put it a new power supply. 450 watt with 24a on the 12v. I used the direct 6 pin for plugging it in. COuld the monitor cord have something to do with it also? I am using a vga with an adapter on the vid card side only. Any advice on what to do next would be appreciated.
EDIT: Right now I plugged it back into the vga port and it has the 6150 LE installed again. If I plug it into the 8800 gts it is only a black screen and the only picture... Read more

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I've had my computer for 2 years now, didnt touch a thing, and out of nowhere my computer is saying that I have no sound card. It started where it kept saying my sound card had an error and i should reinstall my driver and so i tried it and the installation said there is no sound card installed. I have no idea what the problem is....
PLEASE SOMEONE HELP
 

A:All of a sudden my computer doesnt see my sound card

Hi,
It sounds like the sound card has gone kaput.

But before you buy a new one, turn off your computer and unplug it, remove the casing and remove and replace the sound card, as it may just be a bad connection.
Don't forget to earth yourself by touching some bare metal like a radiator before touching the inside of the computer.

You may have to uninstall the current drivers in the device manager and reinstall them.

If you do have to buy a new card, they are very cheap, unless you are a musical perfectionist.

Rozy.
 

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Hello.
i have a 760GTX video card and it worked fine last 3-4 months (since i built this computer)
and today somthing happened..
my video card doesnt work well..
on device manager it says that i have a 4600 HD intel card and on DXDIAG it doesnt recognize the card at all..
also when i try to detect my card at Geforce it cant find it aswell..
also when i try manual driver's it says "failed to install" (like i dont have a 760GTX or somthing..)
thats a screen from my device manager..
Siz - ????? ?????? | ????? ??????


my computer also doesnt let me to install other drivers like mouse for example.. i just ran a anti virus EMSI SOFT.

thnx

A:Computer doesnt recognize my graphic card..

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