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installed a new grapics card, now 2nd moninter keeps flicking

Q: installed a new grapics card, now 2nd moninter keeps flicking

hello, mostly what the title says. i keeps flicking, i never ran in to this probelm before, so how do i deal with it.

Preferred Solution: installed a new grapics card, now 2nd moninter keeps flicking

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: installed a new grapics card, now 2nd moninter keeps flicking

Ello lexiebunny, Welcome to seven forums.
Could you post your system spec's please. It would help us help you if we know more about your system.
power supply?
graphic card you used to have and the one you upgraded to.

Whe you installed the drivers for your new card. Did you uninstall the od drivers or install over the top?
Are both monitors the same resolution?

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Im having trouble running games anywhere abour 1-20 fps even with all the graphic settings lowest possible. This is the computer I bought 3 years ago https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00LA12M4A/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Do I need a new card and if so what kind and how would I go about adding it. Thankyou in advance for any input.

A:Believe I need a new grapics card?

We need more information about your computer than that Amazon link provides, so do the following in it:
Download and save the TSG System Information Utility (SysInfo.exe) file.
After it's been downloaded and saved, double-click it to run it.
Information about your computer will appear.
Return here to your thread, then copy-and-paste the ENTIRE text here.

Also advise us what the brand name and model number and wattage is of its power supply.


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i have this very old graphics card and it uses a very special adapter for the monitor
so instead of looking all over for a converter i thought i could just identify what type of video card this is and find an old enough motherboard to support this.

Could anyone help me by identifying the TYPE of video card and tell me what Type of motherboard what support this???

note: i counted and there are 42 pins coming off the card
see the attachments

thanks for the help
its crucial as i am setting up a pos system.

A:Grapics card help!!!

Quote: Originally Posted by tech7

i have this very old graphics card and it uses a very special adapter for the monitor
so instead of looking all over for a converter i thought i could just identify what type of video card this is and find an old enough motherboard to support this.

Could anyone help me by identifying the TYPE of video card and tell me what Type of motherboard what support this???

note: i counted and there are 42 pins coming off the card
see the attachments

thanks for the help
its crucial as i am setting up a pos system.

Unless I am mistaken (I will double check) this is an ISA standard video card. Old. You would have to go back as far as a Socket 7 motherboard to find one with an ISA slot to use. The ISA slots are mostly colored black. I can post some pictures if that would help?


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hi all,
i have an old pc with:

CPU: Intel P4 Northwood @2,53 GHz
RAM: 2 GB DDR @300MHz
Motherboard: ASUS P4P8X with AGP 8x
PSU: 400W
OS: Win XP pro SP3/Win 7 pro SP1

OLD GPU: Sapphire HD 3450 (512MB DDR2)

with the HD 3450 i was able to play games like Unreal Tournament 3 at 1024x768, medium settings at 45-50 fps (sometimes 55-60). yesterday it stopped to work.

i need a new gpu with similar (or higher) specs.. my budget is 75$, max 90...
what could i take?

A:New AGP grapics card to buy

AGP is almost Legend .......

I would look around sites like new egg or Tiger direct .com

I don't kow what area you are from and what stores you could order from but pretty much 90 bucks should get you a top agp card if any

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Hi all,

I purchased a new PCI video card for my computer recently. It was a Sparkle 9400 GT PCI
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicat...le SP94GT1024D2LHP GeForce 9400 GT Video Card

I own an IBM ThinkCentre S51 8171-CTO.
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicat...IBM ThinkCentre S51 8171-CTO Desktop Computer

The case pops up on a hinge and it has a horizontal profile although it can be vertical with a stand. I inserted the card into the slot.
I notice that it was a bit of a tight fit with the lid coming down because of the card's unusually large
heat sink. After installing the card, I plugged the vga card into the new card and powered on the monitor.
No Signal. And the keyboard is unresponsive, I have to power down using the power button. I switch vga cables.
Monitor works, I go into BIOS and set the video to PCI, save and exit. No Signal. So I power down the same way again
(ctrl alt del doesn't seem to work at all on my pc) and switch cables again. Power back on, bootup screen shows, gos to
Windows loading screen so far so good... then No Signal and monitor goes blank.

To get it back I have to power it back on, get into BIOS and switch the video to IGD before the screen goes blank, which it does after about 60 seconds,
then switch the cable back to the onboard and reboot. I'm not sure why this is not working. I powered the computer down about 3 times and reseated the card, but no change. Are there things I can check before I determine the card is bad? Is ther... Read more

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Canon i change  grapics card on my z710? 

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I have an old pc with:

Asus P4P8X (AGP 8x capable)
Pentium 4 @2,53 GHz
Radeon 9600 Pro (256MB DDR AGP 8x)

I had a Sapphire HD 3450 AGP (512MB DDR2) before this Radeon 9600 Pro, but i broke it. Now I'm looking for a decent grapics card for this pc...

1) is a card like an HIS HD 5450 PCI fast as a Sapphire HD 3450 AGP 8x?

HIS HD 5450 has DDR3 memory and 650 MHz core clock, but PCI bus (cost 25-30$)
Sapphire HD 3450 has DDR2 memory and 600 MHz core clock, but AGP 8x bus

2) is a PCI 3.0 card compatible with a PCI 2.1 slot?

A:PCI or AGP low profile grapics card?

AGPx8 is better then PCI. First came PCI, then AGPx8, then PCIe. When AGP was first introduced, it had four times the bandwidth of PCI.

This is probably the best GPU you set in that board. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814161337

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Hi, hope someone can give me some quick advice. I just wanna upgrade my current graphics card but not sure if i need to look for something for compatibilty. Its for the Acer Aspire T300 and i think it currently only has an 8 meg card in it.

A:Upgrading grapics card

If theT300 has integrated graphics, which i think it does, then it doesn't have a separate graphics card already installed - hence the fact it has pretty pathetic graphic stats at the moment!

Quite simply, it has 4x AGP slot for upgrading graphics - so you have the slots you can go for broke. One thing i would also consider is normal RAM aswell - if you just had the factory standard 128mb in there, increasing this as well would help if banging in a whopping graphics card too!


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Hi im runin on a Windows XP, Compaq presario, and its Pentium 4 2.50GHz 2.49GHz. I need to know which graphics card to get taht will work with my motherboard. I need it to play wow so if anyone has one for 60ish$ tell me wat model it is. I think i need a PCI but im not sure. +) thanks

A:How do u tell which Grapics card to use? PSIe or PCI or AGP

Same old reply

It's in the motherboard manual.I guess you don't have one.
Find it's make amd model and download a Pdf version,or
take it to a computer repair shop.


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i have a Emachines computer its model is T2885 80GB, 2.8Ghz,and 512MB. I have already looked at the emachines website they dont show any information about my computer model i need to know if i have a Intel Pentium 4, AMD Athlon and if i have a AGP 8X slot compliant motherboard but i cant open my computer because it would void the warranty i want to get this video card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16814121195 but i don't know if my computer will work with it so if anyone is willing to help it would be greatly appreciated

A:I need help i dont know if my computer is able to use a AGP grapics card

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So basically my computer is on its last legs, but unfortunately my funds are such that upgrading its graphics card (if possible) is a much more feasible option than purchasing a new computer. I am moderately tech savvy, but please be VERY clear with any responses you may have as my knowledge does NOT extend to computer hardware. So I currently have a Dell Dimension 8200 with XP Pro Service Pack 3, 512 MB Ram which I believe can be upgraded to 1G. Running a Pentium 4 CPU 1.9Ghz Processor and an NVIDIA GeForce3 Ti200 graphics card. The goal is to get this comp able to meet the minimum system requirements of Eve Online which require:
# CPU: Intel Pentium? or AMD @ 1,5 Ghz
# RAM: XP (SP2) ? 1 GB / Vista ? 1.5 GB
#Video: 64 MB Shader Model 2.0 Graphics cards such as GeForce FX (5 series) class card or higher, ATi 9500, x300 series or higher and Similar chips from other manufacturers

Is there a way to upgrade my computer to meet these requirements? Thank you for your help and time!!

A:Upgrading an older grapics card

Hmm sorry for the double post but this may not be the best forum, going to repost http://www.techsupportforum.com/f24/upgrading-an-older-grapics-card-512182.html#post2881900 there.

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I'm currently building my first computer and I'm having problems with my sapphire pci express x16 512mb graphic card. When I power up my computer the moniter no image to display and the moniter then powers down. I don't think the graphics card is responding?


nforce 570 slit-a v 3.1 dual ddr2 667 mother board
intel core2 duo 3.2
4 gigs of ddrs memory
sapphire x1300 512m ddr2 pci-e
2 x 150 hard drives

A:pci express grapics card problem

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Hey all,

I recently bought a new computer. Got all pretty top notch stuff. Im running the Radeon HD4800 series card. It came with the standard driver installed but i kept getting an error on boot up and a blue screen, then would reboot a couple times and finally boot to windows. I updated the driver with this one:

ATI Radeon HD 4800 drivers for Windows Vista

Now the problem on start up seems to be fixed but my dream scene doesnt work. Any ideas? Please help!


A:Grapics Card driver problems

get your drivers from the vendor

Drivers & Tools | GAME.AMD.COM download the full catalyst suite 04/08/2009

uninstall old drivers first , if you still have issues come back and ill talk you through how to properly and completely uninstall old drivers before installing new ones

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hi could anyone tell me if i could overclock my geforce 6600 graphics card a bit and is there a program to do that on? I just want to overclock it a bit because want to play company of heroes in better quality.


A:overclocking grapics card (not sure if this is right thread im on)

ATITool will find the max clocks for you. http://www.techpowerup.com/atitool/

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hi there i have win2k installed and for some reason it will not recognise my gforce 2 MX400 TV out graphics card as been installed, i have tried the add hardware wizzard and also tried installing straight from the cd but it just will not work. does any one have any ideas please...thanx

A:[SOLVED] grapics card wont install?

is it showing up anywhere...i.e some kind of notification that new hardware was found....and or something in the device manager? Does your motherboard have on board video..if sure..make sure you disable it in bios first

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I installed a new card an now my Internet won't connect it's wired connection it detects it but its not connecting the grapics card install was successful great performance boost I installed a nivda GeForce 210 I'm running windows 7 64-bit I'm thinking the driver isn't compatible with my computers adapter should I try and find a update for it online if so where? Or should I buy a Ethernet card and install a driver from that

A:Grapics card install cause internet to stop

I also should note that I removed the card and it will not revert and I do see a green light when I plug my Ethernet into my computer

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I Hope someone can help me.
My computer keeps on crashing especially when watching you tube videos And playing games.
This problem fixes itself as soon as I replace my Graphics card.
But When I put the same card that gives me problems in my friends PC then it works perfectly.
I think this is a IRQ problem, but I have no Idea ho to fix this can someone please help me. This problem is really irritating me.

A:Driver Clash Withnew Grapics Card. Please Help!

Set the BIOS settings to default factory settings.
Update to latest Adobe Flash player for youtube.
If you use windows XP update it to latest directx.
Verify whether your friends PC have the same version as yours.
http://www.rapidenumerique.frhttp://www.rapidesaisie.fr : http://www.saisiededonnees-idf.frhttp://www.saisiededocuments-idf.fr
http://www.archivagenumerique-idf.frhttp://www.saisie2documents.fr : http://www.saisiedetexte.frhttp://www.saisiedequestionnaires.fr

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I want to change my grapics card. What would you recommend me to upgrade too that's slightly better than this. I'm not looking for anything to high priced. Its an asus bored intel. Thanks

A:Upgrading my grapics card from ATI RADEON HD 5850

Hello hiram1986 welcome to SF

First let us know your Budget and complete specs of your PC including the PSU, Screen Resolution you'll be gaming on. If you're looking to spend over $250 than I would suggest you to go for GeForce GTX 760 Overclocked Edition or AMD Radeon 7870 which is quiet less in price but performs great.

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Hello, and thanks in advance for your time!Earlier this afternoon, I noticed that the sound on my Thinkpad W510 was no longer working. I hadn't really done anything of note with my computer- just updated Adobe Reader to v9.2, that I can think of. When I checked the notification area, I saw this:However, when I right click and click "Playback Devices", I get the following: I immediately checked Device Manager, and found that everything appeared to be fine:I tried uninstalled and reinstalling the Conexant and NVIDIA drivers, as well as updating BIOS. Nothing seems to help, When try to use the mute/volume buttons on the keyboard, the speaker mute button lights up when pressed, but the microphone mute and volume +/- buttons don't appear to do anything. I've also tried plugging in headphones, and that does not make any difference. When I boot from an Ubuntu CD, however, sound works fine, so I don't think that it's a hardware issue.Anything that you folks could do to point in the right direction would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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I was wondering if this would help?
Fix - Catalyst Control Center - CCC - will not open/install

I see no evidence that the AMD driver installed at all.
Right click desktop does not show ccc, and ccc is not in the lower right panel.

Windows shows an amd driver 8.5 and driver date from 2009??
And the program says it is an install manager??

A:installed HD 2600 pro card, installed AMS driver, but no ccc software?

I just installed 'hydravision' and got not software complaints.
I still see nothing about ccc or AMD driver etc...

Site where I got the driver

card is visiontek hd 2600 pro AGP

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Good Day
I have a View Sonic G90f 19in monitor and is about 8 or 9 yeasrs old.
I have a Nvidia 8800GTS that is about 2 years old.
Lately I have been having problems with the monitor turning Off and then back On some times once in a while and sometime continuously.really no pattern to when it flicks on and off.
The Drivers are up to date for the V card.
I checked all the connections and everythings seems OK but still problem exist.
Settings are at 1280 x 1024 75 HTz 32 bit color.
I will open the cover and jiggle the V card but not sure if this would do anything.
Has anyone experienced anything like this?

A:Monitor flicking On and Off

If the problem only started recently and the monitor is 9 years old, it's likely it's dying. The only to know for sure is to swap in another monitor and see if it does the same thing.

-- Andy

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This morning I tried to start WOW and it started up fine and I saw the log on screen and then it flicked back to my desktop - every time I tried to alt tab or switch to WoW, it would immediately flick back to windows. Have you ever seen this and any ideas how I can fix the problem?

A:WoW Flicking to Windows

something is stealing focus from wow and causing it to monimize.

Try running the game in windowed mode and it should stop. But then you have to figure out what program is doing it.

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I am vaibhav , i am having flicking problem in my pc .when i searched internet i found Troubleshoot screen flickering in Windows 10 - Windows Help . According to them i have driver problem .When i remove or disable my VGA driver flickering stop and when its reinstalled or enabled flickering is back. my PC specs
CPU - Intel(R) Pentium(R) G2010 @2.80Ghz
Ram - 4 gb (3.71 gb usable)
video card - no
motherboard - Asrock H61M- DGS
Is there any way flickering can be stopped without uninstalling VGA driver


A:Flicking Problem

This problem continued in win 7 64 bit pro i had earlier.

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I have a message saying problem with graphics driver but when I click on it to put it right it says not able to do at the moment. This has been going on for weeks. Would this be the reason I can't play Wild tangent games as it keeps coming up with gameplay
error. I have uninstalled it and re installed it no luck. Could someone help me on both counts.

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i got a new laptop a month or so ago, but since using it the screen is doing my head in. it keeps flicking from filling the whole screen to having a black bar about 1 or 2 inches wide on either side and everything on the screen then fills only that area, not even the cursor can go in the black sides.

my tabs on google crome also get smaller, for example, the twitter tab when the screen is big will say twitter/home with a little gap after and when it is small only twitter/ho will fit. it happens constantly no matter if i'm touching the laptop or not. the screen will go back then swap size. however, if i'm typing it will carry on during the balck screen that's on for like half a second, but the cursor will go back to being in the middle. sometimes it can be like 15 mins between size changes, but sometimes it like happens about 10 times within 30 seconds.

i checked the screen resolution but when i change that the font just gets bigger, and thats not the problem.i get a message each time it changes saying...

"optimal resolution notification. this is not the optimal screen resolution for the clone dispaly configuration. the optimal resolution is 800 x 600. click this notification for more information" but when i change it to this only the font size changes.

on facebook the bar saying who is online to chat goes when its on the small screen because theres no room. its so frustrating. its a new laptop for uni and its impossible to focus on work when the s... Read more

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My monitor is just spazzing out, and I have no idea why. In fact I know it's not the monitor that's the problem because I switched my tower with my brother's tower to see what would happen (using the same monitor), and it works perfectly fine.

Just so you guys have some background...

My computer decided to crash at one point whilst I was playing music and using MSN messenger, not even letting me bring up task manager using ctrl+alt+delete. I had to manually restart the computer, but when the startup screen came up it had a really strange graphics issue where there were sketchy lines running through the screen, and when the DOS-looking screen came up (i.e. when checking if there's anything in the CD drive) all the characters were jumbled and scattered. What's worse, Windows didn't even start up...the screen just stayed blank after the Windows load screen. I attempted Safe Mode and the same thing occurred, so I'm guessing it is a hardware issue?

Just to be sure I tried putting my computer through system recovery with the disk that was provided with the computer, and surprisingly it did take me to Windows...the part where it starts checking for hardware drivers and goes through all the stuff that it does when you recover the system...however when it said it had to test the keyboard and mouse, and the screen may flicker for a few seconds my monitor started off with its very own issue. I waited at least 10 minutes, and it didn't stop.

Wh... Read more

A:Monitor is flicking itself on and off like crazy!

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i have a lcd 19inch tv.vga monitor when i use it on my pc the monitor trips of sometimes it comes straight back on very bright or it sits on a black and silver screen and i have to press pc button on remote to get desktop back did change graphics card to a new one but still happens (nvida geforce 8500gt)so i took my monitor with the problems put it on my partners pc worked a treat no problems i put her monitor which is just a vga monitor not tv combo and it worked without flickering of how odd is that i cannot understand that maybe someone can on ere.

1280x1024 colour depth high 32bit refresh rate 60hz (monitor technosonis lcd1908)

A:monitor keeps flicking of line

are you running it at it's native resolution ?

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I'm at my mum's house and I've decided to try out MapleStory on her old laggy computer. She recently updated her internet, but it still runs terribly slow.
When I download MapleStory (client on the nexon website), everything downloads perfectly fine and within 2 hours, it'll be finished. Installing it takes time, but it ends up installing everything perfectly fine (including the finishing bits when you run the game).
It runs fine and I can log in and select a server and channel, but the moment it goes to the 'character selection' screen, the whole game starts flicking around and it makes it impossible to click 'back'.
If I select a server with no characters, the images stay fine, but if I go to create a character, the images begin to flick again. (Oblviously has something to do with the characters...but what)?
MapleStory doesn't close or anything, but I can't exit it. I can, but only by the task manager. Just want to know what's going on and if anyone knows how, how to fix the problem.
​Help please... D:
(I'm kinda dumb with computers, so anything you need to know about this one, ask me and I'll put it up...don't wanna put everything up and make myself look even stupider).​

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hi there
brought a new laptop with windows 8 and last night while on internet the pages kept flicking from one to another. it also done it when just browsing around windows 8. am I doing something wrong? seems ok today (fingers crossed)
Thanks for looking

A:using internet (flicking pages)

Hello angieb and welcome.

Does your lappy have touch screen? If so, have you cleaned it? Sometimes my phone does this.

If it's not that, is it a touch pad? Settings there ok?

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Dear All
I had to format and re-install Windowd Vista on my notebook LG R400 model but after formatting my screen keep flicking while booting and shutting down the windows.
Kindly send a copy of your reply on my mail [email protected]

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It all sterted the day I decided to update my BIOS and bang out of no where I get overclocking failure and key board problems. And on the reboot my resolution is out of whack. And aero shut down.

A:Aero, BIOS and Grapics problem!!!

Then stay out of the BIOS
Go back into the BIOS and set System Defaults and see what happens.

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Hi all,

I recently bought a relatively expensive sound card on Amazon and after the second boot of my PC with the card installed and working my on board LAN card decided to not work throwing error: "This device cannot start. (Code 10)"
The card IS enabled in the BIOS and I HAVE disabled the on-board sound card.

LAN Adapter Details:
-Make and Model: Realtek RTL8137/810x Family Fast Ethernet NIC
-Driver Provider: Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
-Driver Version:
-Driver Date: 23/01/2014

A:Realtek network card not working with external sound card installed

This sounds like an IRQ problem, which is strange because modern PCs can usually resolve these conflicts automatically. But seeing that your system is a Pentium 4, maybe the motherboard is old enough to still be dealing with the issue.

One thing you could try is to perform a Clear CMOS procedure. This will force the motherboard to re-enumerate all the devices and will often solve IRQ conflicts. Note all your current BIOS settings
Shut down the computer > remove the power cord.
Remove the 3v motherboard battery.
Move the CLRTC jumper from pins 1-2 to 2-3.
Touch a metal part of the case and Press and Hold the reset button for approx. 30 seconds to discharge all power from the board.
Put the CLRTC jumper back on pins 1-2.
Replace the 3v battery > replace the power cord > boot.
Immediately go back into BIOS and reset all your preferred settings. If the CLRTC worked you will need to reset the date and time in BIOS.
If that does not work then you could try to get the 2 cards to play nice together by installing them in different locations, if you have the extra slots.

Keep in mind that when removing any card it is important to remove it from Device Manager first. Remove it from Device Manager > shut down > then physically remove the card > then restart into Windows > then you can shut down perform the next procedure.

Sometimes you can simply install the newer card in another PCI/PCIe slot and that will resolve the conflict. (You must re... Read more

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Hi. I recenly purchased a Dell Dimension 3000 running XP. I connect to the internet using a Linksys Wireless-G (model WMP54GS). That works just fine. However, I got a new video card, a GeForce FX 5500 and when it's installed the wirless card doesn't really work. It struggles to find the network. If it does find it it generally won't connect. Once in a while I can get it to connect but that's not very common. Once I remove the video card the network works fine. I've tried installing a variety of drivers for both PCI cards. I've tried moving the cards to different slots and the results are always the same. Any ideas as to why this would happen?


A:Wireless card stops working when video card is installed.

how is the power supply? Maybe adding the video card reduces the power enough to cause the nic to drop.

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trying to resolve an issue with my homebuilt computer crashing while playing games. I had an HIS Radeon 5770 installed. I removed it and put in a Radeon 6670. When I powered the computer up, I got "no signal" on my display. I removed the new card and put in the old card again. "no signal"

I tried both in another PCIe slot. "no signal"

For the record, I have a Rampage III Formula mobo. There's no onboard video, so I can't try the computer without a video card.


A:Installed new Graphics card, now neither new nor old card sends signal to display

Have you tried clearing the mobo's CMOS (including battery removal) ?
Did you test the HD 5770 in another machine to see if it was indeed failing ?

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I just purchased 2 new hard drives and a new copy of Windows 10 for my desk top set up. I removed my old hard drives and put the new ones in with the intention of installing the operating system. However, when I start up my new system my monitor only displays picture for a couple of minutes before it goes blank and flicks between HDMI and Analog not displaying any picture.

What I have tried:

Using a different brand monitor with a different socket into my graphics card.

Using a different graphics card.

Using different ports for my graphics card in the board.

Removing and cleaning graphics card and RAM.

I even got desperate and changed my system back to what I used a few days ago and my monitor still plays up.

Does anyone have any advice on how to get my picture back?

A:Monitor flicking between analog and hdmi

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 I have a 4 year old Compac CQ61-410US Notebook. The flicking problem happens in Chrome and Internet Explorer and if I play the games that came with the computer. When I hit enter, space bar and other things it will stop for a while but then it is back. Interesting note it has not done it once since I have been on this site!
The noise is new  and it make me very nervous. No sound should be coming from this thing insides.  Well maybe a little but I do not want to hear it running this loud. Is my hard drive about to die?
On a personal note I am as old as dirt and every thing I buy I have to think will I live to use it. Should I just go and have everything downloaded to a new computer or is this pain something I can take of? I have had some other problems and have been able to fix it with help from this fabulous site
Thank You

A:Flicking on screen and noise in my laptop

First of all, welcome to BC. See, it's a great site, your problem has gone away already !
On a more serious note, what sort of noise is it ?  Sort of a fan whirring noise, or is there an element of click to it ?  There are three things I would do as a precaution / check.
First off, back up my data - work, photos, music, that sort of stuff. Depending on how much you have, you can use anything from a USB stick to an external USB hard drive. But back it up, just in case you do have a hard drive problem.
Secondly, run chkdsk /r on you hard drive. You do this by opening the Command prompt which you will find at 'Start / Programs / Accessories'. RIGHT click on 'Command prompt' and select 'Run as administrator' in the drop-down box that appears. This will produce a black window with white text. Just type 'chkdsk /r' (Note - there is a space between 'chkdsk' and '/r') and press enter. You will then get a message saying it cannot run, do you wish to run at next boot Y / N. Type 'Y' (= Yes) and press enter, then reboot your computer. Chkdsk will run when it starts up.
Dependiing on the size of your hard drive and the speed of your processor, this may well take upwards of an hour, don't turn your computer off until it has finished. It will then tell you if there are any faulty sectors on your hard drive.
Thirdly I would download, install and run a little program called 'Speccy', you can get it here :

The noise may be nothing to do wi... Read more

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Hi there,I bought an omen notebook 15 ax000na is working perfectly, but when I put the battery charger , the screen will flash between on and off , are really blink of a second , but when I put the charger it happens constantly .already updated the graphics adapters , bios and everything. When the tv via hdmi , on TV everything is ok , but the notebook screen still blinking.Does anyone know what would that be , can help me?Thanks, sorry my bad english

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Hello, I have a flicking cursor before loading of the BIOS for about one second?Is it normal? Thank you!!!

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Hi,This is kuiyoung. I had service few month. I forgot when it was. That time your technician came to office and changed motherboard. But when Im using it, suddenly it starts flicking and get error message that pc went to wrong. It's been two weeks. Strongly I think this one has problem and I don't wanna repair anymore. Because as you can see, I requested several times to repair this notebook. I'm really sick of it. I really don't think this one has virus. Thus I don't wanna install any program to wasting my time. I hope that you understand my situation. Thus I wanna refund or change new one. If you refund I would be more happier than change new one happy. Because after changing new one, same problem, I won't call you guys again. I will definitely buy other brand. It was my first time to buy Dell laptop. Really disappointed. I hope other people won't make same problem like me. I used to use other brand and never had problem.

A:XPS15-9550, screen flicking

Per Dell policy;* A refund is only possible if requested inside the FIRST 30 days from the original invoice date.* Any system exchange after the first 30 day will be a refurbished, not new.At this point, all we can do on this Forum is troubleshoot the flicker issue. If we diagnose that hardware is at fault, you would then contact Technical Support to arrange either parts replacement or refurbished system exchange.* Reinstall our Intel HD graphics driver* Restart the laptop when finished* Reinstall our Nvidia GTX 960M graphics driver* Restart the laptop when finished and retest

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actually i'm new to vista.. i have used n xp and win7 earlier.. jus now have installed vista home premium in my system(core 2 duo, 2.7GHz, 3GB RAM, 358MB graphics). i have a small problem after getting the new os.. i can play the usual audio/video files.. but when ever i jus click, or try to open a mp4 file, the screen starts to flicker and its like total refresh(opens all the minimised program).. this flicking happens for a while then it stops when i close the mp4 video file..
can any1 help on this prob..

Thank you..

A:Screen flicking while opening an MP4 file

Hello Dinesh and welcome to the forums

Remove any 3rd party codecs you have installed, then install Shark007's codec pack:

Shark007.net - Windows Vista Codec Package

This should clear up any issues you're having


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lately I have trouble watching Youtube. The video is flicking. Only youtube has trouble.
I have a Satellite Pro but am not sure if A, B etc. Please help.

A:Youtube videos flicking on my Satellite Pro

Can you please tell us something about your machine?
Which OS do you use? Do you use original preinstalled OS you got with your machine or own OS version?

Have you tested it using different browsers?
To be honest I?ve never saw such issue on my or any other Toshi machine.

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HI,I bought a new CAD program (Home Designer Suite 2017) Important for my new house build/review- It requires the latest Intel Graphics driver (2015)However, my Paviolan Laptop seems to be limited to the Intel 2012 graphics driver.  (lastest on HP Support site) I did find the newer 2015 Intel driver, but it warned the OEM (HP) graphics "may lose some 'features'".  So:- Is there any chance for a supported UPDATE to the 2015 or newer?!.- Can I use that newer driver? what features would be lost.  or, What would be the effects if I applied  the new update offerd by Intel?  etc. PC Details:HP Pavilion dm4-3170seGriphics - Intel HD 4000, vid-BIOS:  2130.0Ram: 6 Grunning Windows 7 SerPac 1      

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If I install all the driver for thic PCs he shows error

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I have fair experience with computers & I've tried everything I can think of including installing, uninstalling & reinstalling multiuple versions of graphics drivers with no Luck but I still can't get the drivers to work for my ATI Radeon X1650 500MB Graphics card
I'm running Windows Vista Home Premium 32 bit on a Gigabyte P4 Titan series GAA-8S661FXM-775 Motherboard with Intel Celeron 2.66GHz single core processor & 2GB DDR400 RAM. I've got errors with my Onboard network & audio device drivers too but I'm trying to fix this one first. Can anyone please help me? I've spent HOURS trying to fix this problem. Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks in advance

A:Grapics Driver Problem (The handle is invalid)

Hi Foursworn
Try this.

1) download the latest drivers for all three devices.

2) uninstall all three devices.

3) install all three devices.

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