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Disabled my video card, can't see anything

Q: Disabled my video card, can't see anything

I disabled my video card and now cant see anything and dont know how to enable it can anyone help it is on a desktop

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A: Disabled my video card, can't see anything

Just a question: Why did you disable your Video Card?

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Hi, and thanks in advance for reading this.  At the shop I work at, we'd like to run three monitors on this Pavilion.  Nothing crazy in terms of video requirements - normal desktop stuff and YouTube videos. The onboard Radeon doesn't have all the ports I needed, so I picked up a GeForce 8600GS card from EVGA with 1gb of onboard memory (thinking that I'd just run the 3rd screen off of it). Now it seems the onboard Radeon is disabled.  I get two screens lit up properly when they're plugged into the EVGA card, but nothing when I connect them to the onboard ports. I assume one of three things has happened:1. The onboard card is automatically disabled when a discrete card is installed.2. I can't run these particular AMD and nVidia cards in the same box (which would be my screwup, I realize).3. Something I haven't thought of yet. Anyone know what's wrong and how I'd go about getting what I want (ideally both cards active)?

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I accidentally disabled my video card in the device manager and now my computer starts, but I can't see anything and I don't know how to re-enable it. There were 2 graphics cards options in my device manager: 1) ATI Radeon 3000 HD and 2) ATI Radeon HD 5450. I disabled Radeon 3000 (in the hopes that it would default to 5450) and now nothing comes up. I've tried resetting the BIOS via the coin battery on the motherboard, but that didn't work. Plz help!

AMD Phenom II X6 1045T 2.8GHz
Processor Main Features
64 bit Six-Core Processor
Hard Drive
Optical Drive 1
DVD Super Multi
ATI Radeon HD 5450 with 1GB GDDR3 RAM
Sound card - Integrated

A:Disabled video card, can't see anything

Did you install the card into the motherboard? Try plugging in the monitor to the GPU, if you didn't do that.

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hi, i have a real problem, my video card is disabled so when i load winxp all i get is a black screen, It loads ok i just cant see anything any help apreciated. Thank you

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I disabled my video card at the control panel and i wanna know how do i enable it?

A:I disabled my video card

Uninstall it...and then restart your computer as suggested by Windows, and the computer should recognize it. By the way, why did you disable it ?

I'm sure there is an easier way, but I'm not going to suggest anything that I'm not sure about.

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O.K so I go to put a new cartridge in my printer and somehow when I was trying to get that to register and going my Paradise Pipeline PCI (?) video card, I suppose, disables. I go to windows explorer and it has an X over my video card driver and says Code 22, your driver has been disabled and cannot be enable b/c it was diabled by another windows driver... The screen is fuzzy and nothing is real clear,,, It's done this before but I don't know how it was fixed.. I went to my computer/display and tried to arrow it down off of 16 bit color to 256 or whatever the highest usually is and it doesn't give me any other choices but 16..
Please Help!

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I bought a new computer and I realised that the performance was not living up to what I expected. I worked out that there was an issue with the graphics running off the Intel 4600 ( I think) card rather then my NVidia 960 so I decided (rather foolishly) to disable the intel card and now I cant get any picture on my monitor. I has tried restarting the BIOS by removing the battery on my motherboard( Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3) but that hasn't helped. A mutal friend suggested running the integrated graphics card directly to the monitor but I really didn't know how to do that. So I anyone can help me with that or come up with another solution I work be immensely grateful

A:Solved: Disabled video card

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hello, i've managed to disable my vidoe adapter(nvidia geforce 2 go) guess i should stick to cooking not computing. how can i enable this thing? i have a blue screen of course, safe mode isn't working for me; not sure what to do. when i choose an option in safe mode i get paths to sys. drivers but can't move from that screen. i'm running xp home and wish it came with training wheels. help is what i definately need. thanks

A:[SOLVED] disabled video card

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I recently had to completly erase and reinstall windows on my PC. Everything worked well, but i noticed my graphics were not as smooth as they had been prior to the reinstallation. I had installed an Asus video card some years before, and thought that after the reinstall the drivers for it needed to be reinstalled. However, going into Device Manager, there was no mention of any Video Cards, or a Display Adaptors Tab, even after showing the hidden items.

After blundering around for a while, trying to figure out a way to reinstall my Asus video card, i disabled the video card (must be the default card for my system, not sure on this) and was prompted to restart my computer. After restarting, following the Windows XP logo, I just get a black screen, with no cursor or anything. I have tried starting in safe mode, but after 5 minutes (estimate) it was still on the .dll file screen and had not changed.

Is there any way to try to get my screen back? I'm at a friends house trying to find something I can do besides reinstalling, and all I can think of is to blindly try a system restore, by booting up normally, pressing the windows key, typing in "system restore" and hitting enter until (hopefully) my computer is restored to a previous state.

Any ideas? Sorry for the wall of text, but i really don't want to have to re-install my OS again, as I have some sensitive data, and 40gb worth of iTunes that would be a pain to put back in.

A:oops! disabled video card

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A week ago, I was playing a game on my pc and the computer froze, when I restarted and played it again, it froze again, the third time I restarted, I noticed the computer froze when the screensaver came on, leaving red lines on the screen.

After that, I noticed red dots on the Dell splash screen, and green dots when windows was loading. Windows never finished loading, and I was able to eventually get it to load by going into safe mode and disabling the video card.

I have since replaced the PSU and still have the same problem; I just want to be clear that the problem is very likely the graphics card and not something more arcane?

A:Windows only starts if video card disabled.

Its almost certainly the video card, especially considering you see it on the BIOS screen. There's a chance its the motherboard or RAM but a lot less likely then being the video card.

Is it possible to test the card in another computer, or another one in yours before purchasing one?

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I got a virus a couple weeks ago that disabled my laptop's built-in video card and reduced the maximum screen resolution from 1366x768 to 1024x768, it can no longer run Direct3D, or OpenGl as well, not even simple applications that use them. I can also no longer troubleshoot or update my PC through the options in the Control Panel, it says an error is preventing it from doing so and it won't automatically go to sleep when I shut it.

Thanks in advance.

A:Video Card disabled/PC stays on when shut

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I decided to upgrade to a separate video card in my HP p6710f PC with ATI Radeon HD 4200 onboard graphics. The card I purchased is an MSI Radeon R7 240. I installed the card and although the fan ran there was no video output. I don't know if the card is DOA or another problem. If I disable the onboard graphics in device manager or in the bios before installing the new card and the new card is in fact DOA, how can I ever regain output from the onboard graphics again for output to the monitor? It seems to me I would be dead in the water with a black screen and no way to do anything. If anyone can help and knows the answers to this problem it would be greatly appreciated!

A:Once Onboard Graphics Are Disabled, What If New Video Card is DOA?

You need to disable onboard graphics after installing a video card and starting the computer for the first time.
Also make sure the video cable is properly connected to the new card.

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I wrongly disabled my graphics card selecting "IGD" option in "Select active video" in the BIOS. (Before "Auto" was activated and the other option is "PEG")My computer model is Lenovo H530.I tried to reset the BIOS but I haven't resolved. Now I can't see BIOS options because it results as HDMI were disconnected.Probably I need to know how the BIOS is structured on a same model, so I can blindly set default options, since the pc is turned on and responds to keyboard commands.Help me! Thank you.

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I have a Presario 5441 with an AMD processer and an onboard SIS 530 video card. I've tried to install an ATI Rage 128 but without much success. I've disabled the SIS from the device manager, switched over the display adapter, and changed the BIOS. But I checked in Compaq Diagnostics and it's still using memory that overlaps with the ATI. End result: the information goes through both cards and it locks all the time.
Anyone have any ideas how to fix this? I emailed Compaq and the best advice they could give me was to write an Assembler batch file. I know Perl and some C but Assembler makes my head hurt.


A:disabled onboard video card still uses memory


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Fixed the problem, I forgot to plug in the power supply connectors to the video card (do all cards require this these days?). Everythings working well except the text appears a little fuzzy...

A:Driver won't install, video card may be disabled

haha yes they are a fair bit more powerful then AGP cards

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hardware: sony VAIO rz40c1b with radeon 9800 pro card.

windows xp says we have two video cards a radeon 9200 for primary and a radeon 9800 for secondary.

From windows we disabled the 9200 then rebooted.

we see video on bios and startup stuff but when we get to the windows log on screen we see a blank screen. The pc is running and booted up but no display.

Tried booting in safe mode but same result.

We are blind :dead: any ideas?

A:Help: Video card disabled monitor screen blank

Since you disabled the 9200, then I suppose the monitor is plugged into the 9800. And I'll also make the assumption that you have installed the necessary drivers for the 9800. Is the 9200 an intergrated video card?? If not, why would you have two?? Anyway, have you tried plugging the monitor back into the 9200?? Do you see anything??


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I have a Gateway GT5676 with an NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX/9800 GTX+ video card which allows for dual monitors, but has no HDMI output. My computer has an HDMI port for it's onboard video card, however when I tried to hook it up it didn't work. When I checked my Device Manager under Display Adapters only the NVIDIA card shows up. I tried going into the BIOS but nowhere could I find anything relating to a video card at all (even under Advanced Settings and Integrated Peripherals).

How do I re-enable my onboard video card so I can hook my monitor up via the HDMI cable?

And as a secondary question (to see if it is even worth the trouble): will doing so give me better picture quality on my TV? The TV is currently hooked to the NVIDIA card by way of a VGA cable with some kind of adapter on the (computer) end. I bought an HDMI cable for better image quality before realizing that the cable hooks into my onboard video card and not the one I'm currently using.

A:Solved: How to re-install disabled onboard video card?

Geez, I spent all day trying to figure out how to switch back and just realized the answer after having finally posted here:

I need to get a DVI to HDMI cord (or a DVI adapter to take my current HDMI cord).

Wow, even just posting here helps!
(I'll leave it up anyway in case it helps someone else with a similar problem)

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I recently got "EVEREST Home Edition" to checkout my computer because I was bored. I found some interesting notes in there especially about my AGP slot.

AGP Version 3.00
AGP Status Disabled
AGP Device nVIDIA GeForce FX 5500
AGP Aperture Size 64 MB
Supported AGP Speeds 1x, 2x, 4x, 8x
Current AGP Speed 4x
Fast-Write Supported, Disabled
Side Band Addressing Supported, Disabled

Problems & Suggestions
Problem AGP is disabled. This may cause performance penalty.
Problem Current AGP speed is lower than maximum supported. This may cause performance penalty.
I am just wondering what would cause the speed to be at 4x when the card supports 8x. Also how is AGP disabled exactly?

A:Solved: Video Card running slow and AGP disabled

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in an effort to install a radeon driver, I managed to disable the, I guess, default driver? now after boot screen my screen goes blank.

the tough part here, is I am also unable to boot in safemode. it stops at NDIS.sys and just discontinues to load.

any advice is greatly appreciated on how to get a display on my screen once more

A:Video Card Driver disabled - unable to enter safemode

Have you tried the Safe Mode vga boot?

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Under hardware in CCC
Primary adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series
Disabled adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7800 Series

Drivers are up to date.

I installed the 7800 as a replacement for an older (second) graphics card.
I hooked them together using a Crossfire bridge.
Still, the device remains disabled. I checked in Device Manager and it says that both units are enabled.

Also, there was a related downloads on the website called 'GVFLASH_GV-R785OC-2GD.exe'
I think it's called a BIOS Flash. I clicked start flash and then clicked on my second card without changing any settings or saving/accepting any changes. My screen went a little dysfunctional but I restarted in safe mode, disabled the second card and restarted. Then I turned the second card back on. Everything is working normally since then. Could my system have sustained any damage from this mishap?

A:Catalyst Control Center shows second video card as 'Disabled Adapter'

Nope, i wouldn't think so.

You could always stress test your system just to be sure, using tools like IntelBurnTest for your CPU, Furmark for your graphics card and Memtest86 for your RAM sticks.

CPU - Stress Test Using IntelBurnTest


RAM - Test with Memtest86+

EDIT:- Although Windows 7 supports the installation of 2 or more discrete graphics cards of similar or different brands, why would you want to crossfire those two (6900 and 7800 series) cards in the 1st place? CrossfireX wouldn't work with different generations of cards AFAIK.

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I have an creative x-fi installed which I have disabled. The on board realtek (mb is an asus ph67) shows audio input to speakers in control panel but no sound at jacks (front or rear). Does the presence of the Creative SC disable the onboard audio?

A:on board (realtek) sound disabled with creative card disabled

Did you remove the Creative drivers? If not, there's probably some sort of conflict.

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My 9 year old has a dell optiplex 755 SFF, he is asking me to upgrade his video card so he can play games like minecraft and some games on steam.
We are on a budget and found this Sapphire radeon 6450 on newegg for $39.99
Will this work in his computer and allow him to play minecraft? steam?

Thanks in advance

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hello, ho can u switch form an installed videocard to an on-motherboard video card? help plz

A:question on switching installed video card and thse form an on-motherboard video card

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Recently I noticed that my resolution was maxed at 1024*768 and i couldnt go any higher than that and in all of my frustration and attempts to figure out why this was occuring i managed to disable my graphics card and now upon startup, everything seems fine while the windows XP logo loading page is up then when the blue screen should appear and the desktop, all i get is a blank screen. It seems like the comp is startin properly, just that i have no graphics. Ive tried to go into safe mode but while it begins to load it then stops at agp440.sys which i then disabled in the recovery console but then it just stops at the previous process and so on.

Does anyone know how I can re-enable my graphics card or fix this problem about not being able to get into safe mode???

I cant find anywhere in BIOS where I can re-enable it... I've also taken out the mobo batt and reset CMOS settings but still no go!!!

Any help would be hugely appreciated.

A:Solved: accidently disabled graphics card, now blank screen and cant re-enable card

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after installing my msi r7 240 my audio stopped and none of the audio port on the computer worked. when going into playback devices the only one there is the hdmi audio but i need my headsets

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I have an OptiPlex 9010 with onboard Display Port & VGA
I am trying to hookup a new 58 inch Samsung TV which only has 2 hdmi ports and composite & component.
I need both hdmi for laptop hookups so I can't use them for the Dell 9010.
I want to run VGA to either the composite or the component.
Will the onboard VGA do this?
I have a cable like this:

A:Does my OptiPlex 9010 video card support S-Video or Composite Video out through its VGA port

Quilty-MUN,The adapter in the image should work for your purpose connecting to the TV.

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I have an intel d845hv board. I took an older pci card out and put a new AGP card in and I get no video, well it flashes on for a second and then right back off. If I put the old video card back in, I can startup fine. I went into the bios and the video was already set to AGP. Ive tried removing the CMOS battery for awhile and then rebooting and I still get nothing. Any insite would be helpful. Thanks!

A:No video after changing old PCIvideo card to new AGP video card

Did you remove the old card and drivers in device manager first? You may need to update your motherboard drivers too.

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Hello everyone. I currently need a new video card for my Gateway e4610 small form desktop PC because my on-board graphics have apparently gone bad. My display is slanted or out of alignment. And after testing different monitors, hard drives, moving the PC to different rooms, checking wires, etc....it seems the on board graphics has gone faulty. So I have options, and need some help with my choice. I have looked into purchasing the.....

IOGEAR USB to VGA 1280x1024 External Video Card
Which the seller on e-bay tells me can act as a primary video card for a monitor display, along with being dual display useable (spreading a desktop view across 2 monitors at once), or mirroring the current monitor display. It also works with Windows 7 Aero as well.

I've also been looking at AGP cards and found these two...

Jaton NVIDIA GeForce FX5200 128MB VGA TV Out Low Profile AGP Video Card 0642404228309 | eBay

AXLE3D NVIDIA GeForce 6200 512MB DDR2 AGP Video Card w Low Profile Bracket | eBay

How would these two work with Windows 7 and Aero? Are they up to date enough to run Windows 7 smoothly? And has anyone ever had experience with external video cards? Are they worth the money? I am always looking for solutions I can use that avoid going inside my PC case. My e4610 is a cramped but strong system. I was going to upgrade the RAM from 2GB to 4GB but after seeing that I'd have to remove the PSU just to get access to the two extra RAM slots, I decided to pass. Especially considering my... Read more

A:USB external video card or AGP Video Card for Windows 7?

I simplified:

I'd just go with this: [if you were AGP stranded, OP isn't as it turns out]


No ebay issues.

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So I've owned this alienware m17x r3 (Intel Core i7-2670QM // Radeon HD 6870M // 4 GB DDR3) for about 5 months now, and just recently it has started crashing immediately on startup, either when it reaches the login page for windows or soon after. There is no BSOD, I've used WhoCrashed and made sure dump files are enabled and nothing comes up. I've tried installing several different versions of AMD's drivers for the HD 6870M I have but none work. I've run a system diagnostic test through advanced startup options and there are no errors.

It works fine with no drivers installed or if I boot in safe mode, but I am at my wit's end here trying to get my system back in to working order. I've already tried reinstalling a fresh version of windows 7, and fully cleaning my drivers and reinstalling them and nothing is a permanent fix. I have gotten 2 blue screens, both of which were 0x7E, with the cause being the C:\Windows\system32\drivers\atikmpag.sys file, but as I am just learning the ropes of this stuff I have no idea where to go from here. Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks in advance!

A:Video card/video card driver issues

Time to call Dell and get it warranty serviced, if you reloaded Windows and it still persists then its a hardware issue that needs to be addressed/repaired by the manufacturer.

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Hi guys thanks for taking the time to look at my post.Basically i recently have done a reinstall of windows xp but the system cannot seem to be able to find the systems video card drivers and i have checked on the properties under adapters and the whole list says n/a so i have no way of find out what drivers i need to download. I have an emachines 5250 if that is any use.
thanks in advanced


A:Generic video card video card problems!! need help =)

I did some searching for you for a driver, but I did not find one. I think your best option is to purchase a new video card and install it. Remember to disable the built-in video in BIOS.

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I have an AGP 2x slot. Can i put an AGP 8x video card into that slot. If so, will i see any performance gain. Or are there video cards that are compatible with all types, like 2x 4x and 8x.

A:Video card and Video card slot Question

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Agp1x/2x are 3.3 volts, whereas Agp4x/8x are 1.5 volts.

You should check carefully that whatever card you get is compatible with you 2x Agp slot.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:

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Hello there!Please help me with may problem. I've been suffring from an "attack" I don't know what it caused.I've some behavioral changes in may computer:1) My IE homepage is set to http://rnd009.googlepages.com/google.html.2) My TASK MANAGER, REGISTRY EDITOR and FOLDER OPTION IS DISABLED.3) I've found out when I transfer a file into a CLEAN/NEWLY FORMATTED Flash Drive it also send gphone.exe as I look it into the attributes of my Flash Drive.4) It also create a New Folder.exe as I transfer files. I've also notice that inside a specific folder it also created same folder. Example: I have Folder A when I transfer this Folder into my Flash Drive, it will create a folder inside my Folder A named after it.Thanks in advance guys. I also run dds for this and here is the result:DDS (Ver_09-02-01.01) - NTFSx86 Run by cssioson at 11:45:17.43 on 02-27-2009Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.11Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.959.642 [GMT 8:00]AV: avast! antivirus 4.8.1229 [VPS 090225-1] *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcssvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\PROGRA~1&... Read more

A:IE: http://rnd009.googlepages.com/google.html, Disabled TaskManager, Disabled RegistryEditor, Disabled Folder Option, gphone.ex...


Sorry for delayed response. Forums have been really busy. If you still need help with this post a fresh dds log, please.

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Problem Solved. Can't figure out how to delete post. thank you for the replies.

A:Video Disabled


which did you disable in the control panel?

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someone please - Ever since we installed sp2, we can't access videos from msnbc. call me spoiled, but I really enjoy my videos over morning coffee....the viewer opens up, everything loads, up to the last item, then hangs on 'transitioning'. help...how, why, where, and perhaps who would be appreciated from someone who really knows this stuff. i understand this is a common problem with a possible "pay" fix?! Microsoft should be ashamed of themselves.........

thanks in advance-

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Hi all, I recently went into the setup at start-up and disabled my video RAM. Now my laptop will start up but with a complete black screen, it also makes 4 bleeps when starting up. can anybody help? I am running windows vista premium on it just to let you know. i have also tried plugging a cpu monitor to my laptop with no avail. Any answers would be greatly appreciated, as using my nintendo wii to type is awful!

thanks. :)

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OK, here is the problem, I stupidly disabled the video on my wife's laptop by right clicking on the desktop>properties>settings>advanced>adapter>properties...I set it to disable. After that it woud go through post and to the windows logo screen then the screen goes black and there is nothing. Now I can't get the video to work at all. I tried resetting bios, I enabled VGA to no avail. I tried to boot into safe mode but it got hung up at mup.sys and stayed there for about an hour then I tried repairing the xp installation off the xp cd and then tried booting into safe mode but that stopped at mup.sys and then the computer restarted and now it goes the windows xp logo screen and restarts, and it won't do anything else except keep rebooting now. Please help me!

Dell Inspiron 1501
Windows XP Pro
512 MB RAM

Any help is greatly appreciated all. Thank you.

A:Video disabled Please help.

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Hello guys, this is my first post here. I have problem last few days. It could be some sort of malware or virus which cant be detected with AVG antivirus or Ad aware. This lap top hasnt been connected online for quite a while and problems started after used my USB flash disk. After that i couldnt open Task Manager(neighter with right click on task bar - text faded, nor with ctrl-alt-delete) or regedit. Also i cant boot into safe mode (when it starts, suddenly blue screen appears for a milisecond and computer restarts). I cant start AVG system scan, it reports that "application cannot run due to an error while verifying its electronic certificate". I can run AVG guard though. There was problem with C disk (i couldnt open it with double click and i had to use "explore" ). I resolved it by deleting "autorun.ini" file thru command prompt (it was hidden file and, another problem that occured, i cant edit folder options to make hidden files visible). There is also problem with language bar which is disabled and cannot be re-enabled cause its button is faded, though i dont care much about it.

I manage to enter to Task manager and regedit using trick with gpedit.msc. In "User configuration/Administrative templates/System/Ctrl+Alt+Del options/Remove task manager", default value is"not configured". I put disabled and i can use Task manager OR regedit again, but ONLY once! After i open and close ONE of those, i cant re-open it withou... Read more

A:Task Manager and regedit disabled, safe mode disabled, virus scan disabled... :s

It sounds very much like a virus. If you can get on the internet google regtools.vbs that script file should get your regedit working again but don't know for how long if it is a virus.

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alright, i got windowsw xp and a dvd-ROM. One day while trying to shut of the TvOUT function (so that Cyberlinks PowerDVD would work) i shut off the video adapter card by going to Display Settings, Advanced, Adapter Tab, Properties and disabling it, thinking that it might be the thing im looking for.

Now, when i boot up ,i get up to the Windows XP loading screen, but after that, pitch black. Windows still works, and i do get sounds from it, but im blindsighted.

Its so hard to tryi to enable the card using the keyboard! I searched the openboards and found the same situation for a person named Veri. SPike gave him directional keystrokes like

Hold the Start Key, and press R. This will bring you to run program. type "devmgmt.msc" and press ENTER...

blah blah blah until i got to HOld Alt + A to bring up the menu on the device, press down, and then enter. Thats where he left off. According to the cues given by my PC, i seemed to be doing it correctly, but my situation hasnt changed. During a series of trials, i get up to that last enter, and ill hear the "microsoft Question box" sound, so i know there's a dialog box which will say "Are you sure you want to disable this device?"

THe next trail, or every other time there is not question sound that comes, nor any dialog window according to my knowledge, but hey, i cant see the freakin screen.

My guess, the question box is disable, and when it doesnt do it ive enabled it. But even ... Read more

A:Disabled VIDEO ADAPTER help!!

My first thought was to enable the on screen narrator, but that doesn't work as well as I had hoped, and I can't find a shortcut keystroke to narrator. You can run it by pressing windows + R, then type narrator.exe, then enter. I tried to get to my display adapter with it, but it didn't work very well, you have to click objects to get it to say what they are.

Another option is install a pci graphics card to get a display to enable your original card. Not sure if that would work or not.

Have you tried removing the graphics card,then reinstalling it to see if it will redetect it?

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I recently purchased a Vaio (RS720G). I added my own graphics card (PCI express x16) and I would like to get another monitor going with the onboard video. I spoke with tech support and the guy thought that once you added a graphics card, the onboard was automatically disabled. This seems to be the case, but I would like to get it going again and he wasn't sure how. Any suggestions?
(running WinXP home).


A:onboard video disabled

You cannot use both onboard and a regular graphics card. It is either one or the other. You CAN however run dual monitors [if your card supports dual monitors] Most modern video cards have this option.

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I was recently trying to fix a computer for my mom and extract everything that I could off the hard drive for her. All of her pics were lost because I couldn't log into her account for some reason. I did however install another copy of xp on the hard drive that her info is on. Some how I disabled some driver in the device manager and now when I try to boot the computer the fan kicks in high gear and there is no signal to the display. The second copy of windows that I installed was running properly for about a month. My question is there a way to reset the found new hardware or the drivers that I disabled without being able to see the display? The computer is a HP Media Center PC m7470n running windows xp pro sp3 with all updates as of 9/6/13. It does have an s-video hook up that I might be able to get a picture off of.

A:Disabled a video driver that I shouldn't have.

do you see the post screens

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VIDEO CARD** ok i got this game, and it wouldnt work, it said it couldnt load the opengl subsystem. well i put 'couldnt load opengl subsystem' into google to see if i could find a remedy to the problem, and one said to go to properties->settings->advanced->adapter and then disable it. i did, then i rebooted it. it changed to a small resolution and i tryed to renable it and just remove the game, but it looked like a sort of, back-up video but i looked at the adapter thing again and it said something different, but it said alot of the stuff was unavailable. i looked to find how to renable the original video and i put it on disable and put ok and i tryed to exit settings and i accidently rebooted the computer with like, no graphics i guess.. so now im screwed.. i tryed pressing f8 at the boot thing and enable VGA mode but it didnt work so if you can help, PLEASE do! i really need my laptop for my JC- i also tryed the devmgmt.msc keyboard guided tour to do it blind but now i have like no hope because i feel like iv tryed it all.. i need this computer >=P

A:Help Please! audio card disabled!

The first thing that you MUST do, is to translate what you are saying into a more understandable version if this milleniuyms's

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I have our computers wire networked. Last night, wife (eMachine) could not access the web. After checking several of the obvious things, I could not find anything wrong. I then went into the computer hardware and found the NIC disabled . I then clicked on enabled and no more problems. Guess I may never know what the cause was. I then updated all of the virus/trojan softwares, ran scans and nothing found; other than tracking cookies.
This is one of those for what it's worth threads should anyone have similar trouble. Yeah I was relieved and peace hit the household again.

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I disabled my graphics card in windows to update it. (As the error message I recieved whilst installing the downloaded update was to switch to VGA mode), having done that I still recieved the same problem, so I went through and disabled the VGA, now when I try to log into windows, I have the problem of not being able to veiw anything on my screen. I know that the computer has not crashed as when I use the keyboard sequence (windows) button > u (shutdown computer) > u (turn off) it does actually shut down.

I was wondering how is it possible to install the graphics card again through maybe the recovery console?

Or is there any way that somebody could SO KINDLY (MAN ID LOVE YOU IF YOU CAN DO THIS FOR ME!) work out the keyboard squence for me to enable it again.

I currently have a ATI Radeon 9800, Windows XP with SP2

A:Disabled my Graphics card, and VGA Now i cant see nothing

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hey guys, i disabled my wireless card some time ago and i'm not sure how to bring it back now?

what would you guys recommend i do?

it's an internal wireless card for a laptop.


A:Wireless card disabled?

hey guys, i disabled my wireless card some time ago and i'm not sure how to bring it back now?Click to expand...

have a look in device manager and see if its disabled there - if so right click and re-enable
was it in the bios/setup - have a look at the bios - as the PC boots should tell you how to get into bios/set - often using F2 or Del key or HP machines often use F10 key

Most laptops have a physical switch somewhere on them side/front OR they use a F key or combination of FN and F key

whats the make and exact model of laptop

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Hello HP I have a problem with my new WWAN card which is Ericsson HSPA+ 5550I have installed the card on my laptop then windows 7 figured it out and i could install its drivers normally.Then after a restart attempt the laptop says the the card is not supported and system disabled it with error code 703 and asks to hit Enter in order to continue booting. My question is 1- Why the laptop refuses to enable my new card and why it figured it the first time after installation then disabled it with the first system restart? 2- How can HP help me to solve my discrepancy as I dont want to lose my money spent on the card that was already purchased and opened (Which is not acceptable at all) 3- I hered from a friend that Only HP could enable my card with some how (might be a patch to a bios or somthing else)  Thank you in advance for your soonest reply on my message. Regards Loay Taher Loay Taher

A:WWAN Card is disabled

Hi, Is it supported on your machine and in your country ? Please check Technology/Operating bands on the following link:        http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=c03374369 Regards.

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Everytime I open my computer, it is always installing devices. I usually have problem in installing my sound(sometimes my computer detects it as realtek sometimes its high definition audio device) and LAN(realtek RTL8139/810x Family Fast Ethernet NIC #366).
1. Usually repairing my sound device works. (about 70%) How can I solve it permanently?

2. My computer says my LAN is not working but I can still access the internet. What seems to be the problem?

A:LAN card disabled but I can still use my internet

I suppose you should go to your computer manufacturers web-site and download and install the correct drivers. The task is not very difficult.

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