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Can't detect graphics card and SATA device simultaneously?

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

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 day ago, when I updated windows. It just completely crapped out.

I updated and shut down my computer. The next day when I woke up to turn it on, the display didn't respond. So I switched my VGA display to the onboard graphics, and I saw the words: "Reboot and Select proper Boot device or Insert Boot Media in selected Boot Device and press a key." I freaked out. I reboot my computer, opened up UEFI, and checked things out. This is what I saw:

So basically, what I saw was that my graphics card was being detected by the motherboard, but my SATA devices (hard drive, DVD drive, etc.) were not, so I was not able to boot Windows.
So I moved on. I exited UEFI, I saved the changes I had made (I had made no changes) and reboot the computer:

But after I rebooted, suddenly my SATA devices were being detected again, Windows booted, and the computer went back to normal,EXCEPT for the graphics card. Upon checking my UEFI again, I found that right after clicking "Save Changes and Exit", the computer restarted, and then the graphics card was no longer detected, but all the SATA devices were found:

I'm very confused, and I would really love to get my graphics card working again. Right now I can use my computer fine, and I can use the display with the onboard graphics like nothing went wrong, it's just that I can't play video games like I used to be able to. Can anyone tell me what's going wrong, what's happening? Give me any explanation as to why on initial boot my graphics card is recognized, but after exiting UEFI it isn't? ANY HELP AT ALL would be greatly appreciated! :)

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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 all who pondered my question, and if you might know what caused this, I invite you to take a shot at explaining what happened! Thank you all again!

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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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My computer (a Dell Inspiron 620 desktop) has a VGA port and an HDMI port built onto the motherboard for integrated graphics. I have recently installed an Nvidia GeForce 630 2GB dedicated graphics card, and it has 2 DVI ports and 1 mini-HDMI port.

I have a DVI monitor and a VGA monitor (DVI-VGA adapter used) connected to the graphics card. I was trying to connect a projector to the VGA port on the onboard graphics, but I couldn't get it to use the onboard graphics with the card installed. In BIOS > Advanced > Graphics Options, there is one setting: Intel Multiple Monitor something. It has two options: Auto and Disabled (currently Auto). Its in-BIOS description states that it can use both onboard and dedicated cards to run multiple monitors. However, no luck.

Windows has shown a third monitor in the display settings, with a bunch of "Attempt VGA Connection" options. Selecting one and choosing Extend Desktop opens a "Unable to Save Settings" error. Ubuntu does nothing to recognize anything.

Is it possible to use both the onboard and Nvidia graphics together? Or am I better off buying a mini-HDMI to VGA adapter and connecting it to the Nvidia card and the projector?

Thanks for reading all my extended description.

PS: I would like to get this working in Ubuntu (currently 13.04), but getting it in Windows and Ubuntu would be a bonus!
 

A:Use Graphics Card and Onboard Graphics Simultaneously

Most of the time, no. Installing an addon card disables the onboard chipset.
 

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I am having issues with one of my computers where the motherboard SATA ports would detect/enable my SATA optical DVD writer, but for the life of me I can't get it to detect ANY SATA hard drives. This is why I bought the SY-PEX40039 PCI-Express SATA III controller card, so that I could hopefully bypass the issues my motherboard was having with SATA hard drives.... Unfortunately the controller card is doing the same thing. It detects and lets me use the optical drive no problem, but it refuses to detect my brand new Crucial M550 SSD, or my Toshiba 1GB HDD (which works fine in my other PC). I've gone through all the BIOS configurations that I could find. Tried running the ports in ACHI mode, IDE mode, no luck. Tried disable the on-chip SATA controller, and I've tried disabling the onboard PCI storage controller with no luck. The drives are good, the cables are good and have been swapped numerously. I am getting desperate (and honestly a little crazed) after trying to resolve this myself the past few days. The IDE drives work, and the USB ports all work. I have a Abit QuadGT AB9 motherboard and have updated all the drivers, and even flashed the newest BIOS (from 2008 since Abit is no longer around). Any help would be very much appreciated. Listed below is the specs and attached is the DXdiag report if that helps at all. Any help would be much appreciated.

Chris

Board: Abit QuadGT Ab9
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: Intel Core2 Duo E6600 2.4Ghz
OS: Wi... Read more

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.
 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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. 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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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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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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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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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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RELEVANCY SCORE 60.4

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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RELEVANCY SCORE 60.4

Hello

Once, I could get sound on my computer, but now I cannot get sound to play on my computer.

Dxdiag does not detect a sound card.

I tried uninstalling and reinstalling the sound card drivers, but it doesn't work.
System restore isn't an option, since I've unknowingly turned it off for the past year.

Here is my SF Diagnostic files and the dxdiag file.

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I recently reformatted my system, and ever since my computer refuses to recognize my sound card as installed. You can see my system specs in my profile, but it is a Soundblaster Xtreme-Music card. I've updated and double checked all of my mobo drivers and I still cannot for the life of me get this card detected. I took the card out, cleaned it, and visually verified that neither the card or pci port is damaged. I am completely stumped, as this is the second computer that I've had this card in and it always works flawlessly. I would greatly appreciate any advice.

The only issue I can think of is the onboard Realtek audio hardware/drivers creating a conflict, but prior to reformatting this was never an issue.

Thanks for your time.

A:Device manager does not detect sound card. Experienced builder stumped

Hi.

Remove any Soundblaster software\driver,shutdown the pc,unplug the Soundblaster,start the pc,enter bios and check if the onboard sound card is disable.
If not then disable it,save and exit,remove any left behind onboard sound card software\driver.
Shutdown again the pc,plug in the Soundblaster,start the pc,install the software\driver,restart.

Finish and post back.

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I went over to someone's apartment over the weekend to help him set up his new computer, and ran into almost no problems with it. However, when I installed his old hard drive in his new computer, I noticed something I had actually never seen before: his new hard drive was not connected via IDE, but rather a different method I wasn't aware of, which I've now learned is serial ATA. The new hard drive in his computer was connected that way, and his DVD burner was connected via the secondary IDE and running with no problems. I was able to put his old DVD drive in the computer and hook it up as the slave also on the secondary IDE with no issues, but the new computer doesn't seem to find the new hard drive, which I connected on the primary IDE using the IDE cable from his old computer. I played around in the BIOS a bit, but nothing I did could seem to get the new hard drive recognized.

Anyone have any ideas what the solution to this might be? I have a feeling it might be as simple as the jumpers on the old hard drive not being set right, since there was no diagram displaying what the settings are for master, slave, and so on, so it's possible I may have made the wrong choice. But if the secondary IDE is being used for the DVD drives and the primary hard drive is SATA, is there any reason I shouldn't be able to get the old hard drive recognized? And should the jumpers for the old hard drive be set as master, slave, or something else? And is there anyth... Read more

A:Simultaneously using SATA and IDE drives.

I would have the DVD and old HD on primary, and the DVD burner on secondary. Is the SATA connected correctly? If you don't know how the jumpers should be set, try looking in the manual if you have one. If you don't, try taking out the jumpers, and then booting.

You may also want to flash your BIOS.
 

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Hi

My motherboard doesn't have any PCI slots - only a PCI-E port, the one we normally plug graphics cards into.
That slot is free now - I use the built-in graphics. As you see, there are only two SATA connectors on this board, which is painfully few. So, I thought, maybe I could put a SATA card into that PCI-E plug so I would have 4 SATA ports then? (two onboard and two on the card)
That card is old, but still working fine, Silicone SATA RAID. Would I be able to use it for booting, or for a DVD drive? :O Maybe both? Is it like a traditional SATA Controller or are there any limitations compared to the onboard plugs? I never tried using it for either a DVD drive nor for a boot drive, only for secondary data disks. That did the job fine, though in a vanilla/standard PCI slot. Never tried putting it into a graphics card slot, but seems like that's my only option here.
Oh and the type is MSI AM1i if you want to look it up. I'll include a photo here. The PCI-e Graphicsport in question is on the bottom in the picture.

EDIT: Oh, looking at the picture.... There is a beeper on the top left, sticked to the bottom of one of the rear connector boxes. It is connected to the board, but it never sounds. I want it to make that beep on boot. (POST chime) How do I enable that? There doesn't seem to be a BIOS setting for that.

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A:Can I plug a PCI SATA Card into the PCI-E Graphics port

Physically, it will fit (the bottom slot is PCI-e, not PCI, btw). The problem is how many lanes will it support. I looked at the specs and they are ambiguous at best. You should be able to get a card to give you more SATA ports but you may not get full speed unless that slot has more than one lane. Also, make sure the card uses one lane per SATA port. There are a lot of cards that have two or more SATA ports but run off only one PCI-e lane (I'd like to shoot the eejits that design and sell those abominations). I doubt you will be able to boot off of a card (some cards allow it but require that the MOBO will support it, which they often do not).

Edit: I found the card on Newegg and their description is better than MSI's. The slot physically is x16 long but, electrically, it has only x4 lanes. That will support up to four more SATA ports as long as the card uses the same number of lanes.

This card may work for you. The most common negative review is on the difficulty of getting drivers to work. Read the reviews for tips on it. Also, you might get lucky and Win 7 will already have the driver you need (that was what happened when I installed my LSI 9211-8i).

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I am still a newbie and need someone?s help. I have recently installed two new WD Black Sata III magnetic hard drives and one Sata III Samsung SSD. My computer is around 7 years old and my motherboard has only Sata II capability. With the help of members of this website, on a previous date, I got rid of Vista and installed a full retail version of Windows 7 on my SSD and left the two WD hard drives for the duties of data and backup. I installed a Sata II to Sata III expansion card on my PCIE X16 slot; a Vantec 4 channel 6-port Sata 6Gb/s PCIe Raid Host Card, that I purchased to gain Sata III speeds and would not use this card for Raid. At first, I had all my drives hooked up to the Sata II connections on my motherboard. Then I installed the Vantec Sata III card in the PCIe X 16 slot and hooked up the three drives to it and what a difference. Man is it fast, compared to what I had before, with Sata II and with Vista and the old single hard drive, with the Sata II interface. I realize that the X 16 slot was meant for a graphics card. Now I have come to the point of improving my graphics, as I have the original embedded graphics that came with the computer (NVidia GeForce 6150SE). The computer is a HP a6700f Pavilion Desktop, which originally came with 4 GB of ram. I have since added additional Ram and it now has 8 GB of Ram. I would like to get as good of a graphics card as I can afford and fit into my system, which would be up to $300.00, if I had to spend that much. My prob... Read more

A:Installing a graphics card while keeping Sata III to Drives

If you plan to use that desktop for gaming and video streaming, you need to upgrade to a faster processor and upgrade to a better quality and higher wattage power supply.

The AMD Phenom X4 9150e 1.80 GHz quad core processor currently in it uses 65 watts and has an average benchmark score of only 2138.

The 300 watt power supply currently in it is probably a "Bestec" or some other low quality model.

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Hi,I have recently bought a 320s which came with a 128GB M.2 SSD. Now, I have installed a Samsung Evo 250GB SSD in the SATA interface and figured I'd use the stock 128GB for storage. For less confusion, I removed the 128GB, inserted the 250GB, installed Windows 10, and refitted the 128GB afterwards.  The Windows 10 installation works fine. However, I can't see the 128GB disk - it doesn't show in BIOS or Disk Management in Windows.  Is the 320s not capable of running SATA and M.2 disks at the same time, or is this a BIOS / software misconfiguration? I have installed the latest BIOS update, Intel Storage drivers and so on.Thanks for any input! 

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I was asked by answers.Microsoft.com to refer this question to this forum.

BTW there doesn't seem to be an option for Windows 10 forum. So I  had to choose Windows 8.


1st of all everything was fine until 2nd of December.

My Laptop installation of Winodw 7 and then upgraded to 10 was configured from the start to have the USER folders (u sing a script provided by Microsoft) on an SD card through an Expresscared media read/write because my system disk is a 64gig SSD
( which BTW means that system restore has been disabled).

on 3rd of December when:

I turned the machine on it couldn'the read my user profile.I tried to login in safe mode but I got sihost warning: unknown hard Error! But I got into prompt screen and ran diskpartThere is an inbuilt SD card reader slot in the machine where I store large downloadBut the system could only see the main SSD and the expresscared SD card with user folders on itI ran sfc /scannow &  then DISM and the sfc /scannow again until both were successful.But again diskpart  only detected the SSD and Expresscard SD cardBut the attributes on the SD card claims that Current state read-only : Yes although read-only flag is No.I have checked the SD card on other machines and it is not write protectedI have tried introducing writeprotected entry in the registry with values of 0 and 1 without successI have tried everything else that I could in Safe mode but other than what is expected in safemode (e... Read more

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Hi im using an hp pavilion dm4 with two graphics cards an intel hd graphics family and an amd radeon 6470 but my amd card keeps disappearing and shows up as disconnected before i couldent change my cards but the card was there ,then the card disappeared but i somehow fixed it. But lately it kept dissapearing every second time i launched my computer then it started appearing only after 5+ restarts now it doesnt show up at all i have tried updating the drivers and installing it manually but i cant install drivers when its not there.
One more thing is that i know the card is connected to the laptop but it shows up as disconnected. Also my ram is 6 gb but it says only 4813 mb usable...

I would really appreciate your help.

OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 ???????? ???????????, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2430M CPU @ 2.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 4813 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics Family, -1913 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 577 GB (324 GB Free); D: 14 GB (1 GB Free); E: 3 GB (1 GB Free);
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 1651
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Enabled and Updated
 

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im useing a old graphics card leadtek myvivo winfast a280 agp 8x 128mb right its not listed in device manager its useing standard vga graphics adapter when i run drivers through leadtek site it says cannot find product but when i start up pc before windows loads it states leadtek graphics card and bios etc im useing windowes 7 ultimate 64bit
cheers

A:my graphics card not listed in device manager

  
Quote: Originally Posted by fred54321


im useing a old graphics card leadtek myvivo winfast a280 agp 8x 128mb right its not listed in device manager its useing standard vga graphics adapter when i run drivers through leadtek site it says cannot find product but when i start up pc before windows loads it states leadtek graphics card and bios etc im useing windowes 7 ultimate 64bit
cheers


You may be able to use a vista driver if you install it in compatibility mode. to do that right click the installer>properties>choose OS
Ken

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Okay, so I just reinstalled XP due to some weird virus thing, and I just got Explorer up and running again. But now, I need to install my sound device, since, obviously, there's no sound. And also, whenever I scroll down a page, it "refreshes" every time, as if it were reformatting the contents of the page every time. I've read that's due to the fact that I haven't installed my graphics card yet, and I think that's right.

My question is, how do I install these devices? I don't think the devices came with any CDs or anything. I know this is probably a newbie question, but I'm not the best with computers. I've heard I have to reinstall the drivers for the motherboard or something, but I've got NO idea how to do any of that.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Sound Device Missing, Graphics Card Too?

Welcome to TSF....

Since windows was re-installed the thing that has to be done is to install all of the special drivers like chipset, buss, network, audio, video and others, they can be installed in any order you wish and can be found on the system recovery disk set for the computer if it is an OEM like Compaq, Dell etc. or if you do not have a recovery disk set the drivers can be found on the manufacturers web site for either the motherboard or the manufacturer of the computers web site. You can download these drivers and burn to a CD-R and then install those following instructions to reboot when asked.

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Hello there!  I'm having problem with my  HP probook 6550b Laptop , I just downloaded and installed all drivers from hp support website and everything works just fine except for the graphics crad, It's showing up as "Unknown Device" in the Device Manager, And when I try to Install the ATI M93S3-B Video Driver, The installation doesn't detect it and therefore it doesn't complete, Please help I've had this problem with my other HP laptop and I solved it by Updating the BIOS, But it didn't do the trick this time   

A:Graphics card showing as "Unknown Device"

Hi,What is the exact product number of your laptop?I assume your laptop Intel processor?Have you already installed Intel chipset driver?Does it come with dedicated graphics chip?What are the hardware IDs of the missing drivers (yellow exclamation marks)?http://www.pcworld.com/article/2089404/how-to-easily-find-drivers-for-unknown-devices-in-windows.htm...Source: https://support.hp.com/in-en/drivers/selfservice/hp-probook-6550b-notebook-pc/4173845RegardsVisruth

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Hello, I recently acquired an HP ProBook 450 G1, and am installing windows 10 pro onto it, and I'm all the while, reasonably sure that this model laptop has discreet graphics built in to it, and as I am going through installing everything, now I'm almost 100% up to speed on updates and drivers and software, I'm realizing that the discreet graphics software never installed on it, according to device manager, I only have one graphics card, which is an intel HD 4600.  I KNOW there is a discreet graphics card onboard this laptop, and after installing every other driver and software, there is still an 'unknown' PCI device in my device manager, which I'm thinking, its just GOTTA be the AMD graphics card.  However, I can't update the drivers for this unknown device in device manager, i've tried installing the AMD drivers for this model's discreet graphics card, and it says something like 'no AMD hardware detected' or something like that...  What is going on here?  I should let you know that when i recieved this laptop, it was missing parts, which i replaced.  Another major issue with this laptop is that I don't have access to the BIOS, being there is a BIOS password which I know nothing of, nor does the person who sold me the laptop know either.  I will make a separate thread for the BIOS password issue, but this discreet graphics issue, its got me wondering....  I really want to know if my ProBook 450 is going to be able to use the discreet graphi... Read more

A:My discreet graphics card is not being recognized in device ...

Hi,Not all PCs of your model come with discrete graphics card. Let us see what the unknown device is in device manager. Please post the hardware id for the device. Here is link to an article to see where you can find hardware id. http://m.wikihow.com/Find-Hardware-ID  Let me know,David

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Hey, I'm new here and i've had this problem for over a month now. I have a GeForce4 MX 420 64Mb. The problem is that my computer cannot seem to find my graphics card anymore and the "display adapters" in the device manager dissapeared along with my graphics card. This problem started a month ago when my monitor went into standby or hibernation and when I came back the screen didn't want to turn on anymore, i tried pressing keys and moving mouse but nothing happened. So i turned off my computer manually and when it came back on I had this problem.
I've tried installing the latest drivers from nVIDIA.com but none of this has helped, i've also taken out the graphics card and replaced it again but still nothing. I have windows XP with Service Pack 2.
Any help will be greatly appreciated because i have been trying to solve this for a while now.
 

A:Graphics card dissapeared from device manager..

Have you isolated the problem yet? By which I mean have you tried replacing that video card with one you know is good? If so did that video card work?
 

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Hi there, I have recently bought the nvidia geforce GT630 graphics card which is a pci slot card, I have put the card in to the slot and screwed it in place. there are no cables to attach to the motherboard and it's not powering up or installing from the dvd I got with it. When i plug the monitor cable into the card at the back and then boot up I get analogue monitor on power save click power on keyboard or move mouse...yet nothing happens and the monitor goes to sleep. My monitor is a dell as is my keyboard model Sk-8135 the keyboard has no power switch or power button and the monitor light goes orange leaving the screen black.

Please help me....

Citylady

A:Graphics card not showing in device manager

Hi,

When you switch the PC on, is the fan on the graphics card spinning?

You may want to try re-seating it.

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im useing a old graphics card leadtek myvivo winfast a280 agp 8x 128mb right its not listed in device manager its useing standard vga graphics adapter when i run drivers through leadtek site it says cannot find product but when i start up pc before windows loads it states leadtek graphics card and bios etc im useing windowes 7 ultimate 64bit
cheers

A:no graphics card listed in device manager

Hello !!

You might wanna post it in Windows 7 Forums there you might find someone who is expert in this area. Also check this website to see if this card works with Windows 7 Windows 7 Compatibility: Software Programs & Hardware Devices: Find Updates, Drivers, & Downloads

Good Luck,
Captain

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