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Black Border Problem / Reset Video Card Driver Problem

Q: Black Border Problem / Reset Video Card Driver Problem

My PC was recently upgraded to Win-8.1. When it started up, my video card drivers were reset from ATI Radeon 4300/4500 Series, to Microsoft Basic Adapter. Along with that my PC now has an unsightly array of black borders around my screen. If anyone would help me with what is wrong it would be greatly appreciated..

Preferred Solution: Black Border Problem / Reset Video Card Driver Problem

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: Black Border Problem / Reset Video Card Driver Problem

Install the AMD drivers for your video card. Latest AMD Catalyst Graphics Driver for Windows 8

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I've been having problems with my video adapter driver causing my PC to turn to a black screen upon entering (what's supposed to be) windows 7' login screen. Now I did a factory reset and I'm having the exact same problem. This time, however, I can't run in safe mode since it'll tell me it's preparing to setup windows and will continue upon restarting. It seems it cannot complete this in safe mode, so I can't disable the video driver causing the problem that way.
Could anyone help me out on this? I figured maybe there's a way I can disable the driver without having to get past the login screen but I don't know if that's possible and if so; how?
Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
Best regards

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ok....here is my Specs:

Pentium1 200 Mhz
OnBoard S3 Inc Trio64V2 video card
plenty of hard drive space.
Windows95.B OSR2

i bought a AOpen 32MB nVIDIA TNT2 M64 PCI Video Card

i disable the old onboard video card. i install the new card correctly, everything is ok. it restarts to finalize settings, it brings up the "Windows Is Not Starting..." with the cursor below it blinking.

and normally, the windows message goes away with the cursor still there, and then the mouse arrow is in the center with my dark background (i use no wallpaper).

but this time, after installing it, it goes to the windows message screen, then it goes away with the cursor still blinking, then all of a sudden, the screen goes totally black...the green light is still on saying its still connected to the video card. but nothing happens, just black blank screen. hard drive stops to even do anything.

whats wrong? is it because maybe my hardware cant handle it? according to where i bought it, win95 can take it, but online site doesnt list hardware requirements. is it because hardware, it cant handle it?

i boot into safe mode, and it lists the card. actually, it lists 2 cards. it has the nVIDIA display adapter listed, and "Standard PCI Graphics Adapter (VGA)" which was first installed when i first inserted the card.

(instructions had me insert the card, have windows load drivers for it, then run CD to install the new card)

A:video card problem? screen goes black ....

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Hi guys,

Yesterday while playing Pro evo soccer 5 my screen filled up of pixels of different colors and froze. When I rebooted, the startup screen that shows how much memory my graphic card carries was filled of quotation marks ( " ) and parenthisis ( ( ) randomly, then when the Loading windows XP window came up it was perfect no distortion but when the loading was over I had a blackscreen, the only way to access window is by going into safe mode or VGA mode , but iin VGA mode I have all the distortions (colored pixels that fill up the screen ).

I'm sure it's a graphic card problem I have a BFG 6600 GT I tested the system with an old TI 4200 and it worked well, my question is : Is my graphic card going to garbage or is this a software or hardware problem that I can Fix ?.

When searching the forums I found this thread that seemed identical to my problem


He managed to fix it by rerooting the power cables I don't know what that means.

Thanks in advance.

A:Black Screen [video card problem]

Good Evening roymajesty, your symptom is descriptive of a Videocard problem.
The reason the Safemode operates is due to it using a simple video mode.
Try knocking all your video settings back to defaults and reduce your screen size to something like 640 X 480.
That should allow the thing to operate.

Unpower the machine, remove the power plug from the PSU, remove the video card then carefully inspect it for free fan motion and sniff-check it.
If all is well carefully refit it, and repower the machine, check the fan for proper operation.

You could try obtaining a driver removal tool for your particular card, (card manufacturer's site) then remove the driver.
Obtain and properly install a new driver and check operation, if all is well try increasing your video settings to your normal area.

It is possible your driver may be corrupted or some kind of error.

If the problem persists it is likely your card may have a problem.

Others will have different ideas.


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Hey guys, I've been searching recently and I found that thread.

My problem is kinda the same: My video card (GeForce GTX 550 ti) doesn't work. It IS functioning (its cooler is always on) but it isn't showing any image, just a black screen.

My motherboard (yup, I'm brazilian. Hope you guys understand what's on the page with the help of Google Translator or something like that) is one of the poorest I've ever seen. I totally regret buying it in 2011 - but it was so cheap =3.

I have one more problem: I haven't bought a real power supply yet. I'm with a nominal one (300W) and NVidia tells me that the minimum requirement of W's is 400.

My question is: Will I have to buy a new MB to get my video card running? (I'm probably going to buy a whole new Desktop Computer already with GeForce 600 Series if there's no saving to my actual MB)

A:The same old problem with the black screen video card

UM you'll need a new quality power supply and have you moved the video cable to the new video card?

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I ordered a video card last month (a Visiontek 900089 Radeon 7000 Video Card (64MB, PCI, w/DVI/TV-OUT) from TigerDirect.ca) and attempted to install it into my Acer (Windows 7) desktop. Seeing as I'm a noob when it comes to working with my computer hardware, I read the instructions manual, help forums and viewed tutorial videos online to make sure I did it correctly. So, after many failed attempts and nonstop "No signal" messages on my monitor (I disabled the integrated graphics and even accessed BIOS), I switched to my other Acer desktop (also a Windows 7).

It worked on my other computer so I proceeded to install the software on the CD that came with the video card. Partway through the installation, I got an error message telling me to install a Standard VGA Driver. However, Windows 7, by default, had already installed it. I did research online to find out what to do and I tried different things such as accessing safe mode and installing the software in there but, even though it said it installed successfully, after I restarted the computer, it wasn't installed. I then realized my computer hadn't "detected" the video card so I tried to figure out how to do that. Amongst the different things I tried during the entire process, I accessed the BIOS in hopes of finding an answer there. All things were unsuccessful.

I was getting very frustrated by this time and out of ideas so I uninstalled (NOT disabled) the Standard VGA graphics. Stupid move... Read more

A:Solved: Black Screen/Video Card Problem

I ended up hard resetting the CMOS using the jumper inside the computer. Once I hooked the computer back up, I was able to get into BIOS and I changed everything to default. Now it's working again

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[There are other issues just like this posted all over the boards, I'm sure. But the reason I decided to post a new one is that my problem resulted from a physical impact when my screen went out. I've looked everywhere online, but couldn't find a solution applicable to my problem. And a large percentage of them weren't exactly a legitimate fix so I finally decided to post my situation.]

Anyhow, long story short, whenever I try to start my TX2000 tablet, everything runs as if booting,
( symptoms: )
-but the mute button and the wireless are illuminated in orange/red rather than the normal blue
-and the screen is completely black; no display whatsoever, although fan is running.
-no sounds of boot-up (Windows 7 boot sound)

***--->only when I take the upper RAM card out, do the orange/red lights turn blue and a few moments later the Windows 7 noise plays, like it normally would along with the log-in screen, but still no sign of life from the LCD. This is the ONLY thing that has gotten me any sort of response..

Things I've already tried:
-pressing down on the "J," "K," "L" keys as hard as possible (so as to dislodge a component or something....it was on another help forum site..)
-unplugging the power adapter and battery pulling, holding down the ON switch for 30 seconds, replugging everything back in and starting up
-opening up the panels to check if any of the sockets were unplugged.
-cleaned the fan of any dust (since ... Read more

A:black screen problem-Video card issue? Please read!

If your problem was caused by a physical impact there ight be a million things wrong such as the cable connected beween motherboard and screen, ram and every conductor possible, you should take the device to the manufactures labratory and ahve them take alook at the hardware, the details youve provided make it impossible to identify the problemw ithout the proper testing equipment
best of luck

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Soooo, let me get straight to the point.

I play lots of good ol' games. Usually, when I run games, sometimes, it may give me a white screen, and then promptly crashes the game. Then, when I try to re-open the game, it gives me this error. "Your video card does not support alpha blending with floating point render targets (D3DFMT_A16BG16R16F), which is required to run this game." (Mainly happens with SMITE). Thing is, when this happens, all other games also get affected by this, giving me video card errors and all that stuff. Halp ;-;

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 94 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 16145 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M, -1 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 884 GB (770 GB Free); D: 24 GB (21 GB Free);
Motherboard: LENOVO, Lenovo ideapad 700-15ISK
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled

A:Problem with video card driver

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I just reinstalled ME on my computer and I cant get beyond only 16 colours in the display options
I tried everything to update the driver but only succeed in running around in circles.

I have a Number 9 AGP 01-338120-00 SR9 SDRAM MLX 8mb graphics card

I tried a few download sites that offer free driver downloads but find I have to jump through a series of hoops agreeing to sign up to rubbish advertisers in order to get anywhere with them

I cant find a website for AGP or Number 9

Can anyone help?



A:Video card driver problem


You will be directed to driverguide.com

The Username is:
the password is:

Its a 98-XP driver so should work.

You need to search on "Number Nine", not "Number 9"

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Greetings. Recently i have experienced problems with my cpu. The problem is that my computer screen keeps turning black and i cant figure it out why. I thought its caused by graphics driver but i am not sure...thats why i ask help here. I run on Windows vista home premium 32-bit. Also i checked the video card inside and i found that info from there : RX2600 - T2D256EZ/D2 so it should be ATI radeon 2600 pro. well i downloaded the latest ATI display driver but it still keeps crashing...well not crashing but the screen just goes black and i cant do anything. So please help me if u can. Thanks!

A:Problem with video card driver

When the screen is black, are things still running even though you can't see anything?

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I think installing the latest drivers for my new video card have caused a problem. When I was using some slightly older drivers (those that came with the BF2 demo), movies on my comp would play fine. Then I installed the new Nvidia driver (77.72) for my eVGA 256-A8-N344-AX Geforce 6800GT 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 AGP 4X/8X Video Card and now the colors are faded and pale. Though this is only for movies, my games play and look fine.

I would like to fix this. The first and obvious solution would be to use the drivers I was using before this. But, seeing as they were beta drivers that only came with the BF2 demo and there are problems with having the demo and full game on your comp and trying to get rid of just one, I'd rather not go back to those drivers. I've also always been under the impression that the latest drivers should always be used for all your hardware. So, how can I fix this and can it be done while keeping the 77.72 nvidia driver?

A:Video Card Driver Problem

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I have a computer at home that has a video card driver problem. I have a Ge
Force 2 MX400 card installed in the computer thats running XP Pro. Upon install of the card, XP installs Microsofts version of the drivers. I then install Nvidias driver. All is well on the first re-boot after installation. The next time I turn the computer on, the drivers reverted back to the Microsofts drivers. When I go to update the drivers, the only compatible driver that is listed is the Microsoft version, no mention of the Nvidia driver. I have also uninstalled the drivers, tried different driver versions, uninstalled the video card. Upon re-boot I reinstall the NVidia drivers and re-boot and all is well again until I re-boot a second time and it has reverted once again and has forgotten about the drivers I installed. There is nothing wrong with the card nor the computer. Any Ideas anyone?

A:Video Card Driver Problem

Where are you getting the drivers from?

Nvidia's website?

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I have a computer at home that has a video card driver problem. I have a Ge
Force 2 MX400 card installed in the computer thats running XP Pro. Upon install of the card, XP installs Microsofts version of the drivers. I then install Nvidias driver. All is well on the first re-boot after installation. The next time I turn the computer on, the drivers reverted back to the Microsofts drivers. When I go to update the drivers, the only compatible driver that is listed is the Microsoft version, no mention of the Nvidia driver. I have also uninstalled the drivers, tried different driver versions, uninstalled the video card. Upon re-boot I reinstall the NVidia drivers and re-boot and all is well again until I re-boot a second time and it has reverted once again and has forgotten about the drivers I installed. There is nothing wrong with the card nor the computer. Any Ideas anyone?

A:Video Card Driver Problem

you might benefit from using a detonator destroyer program to remove all traces of the nvidia card drivers. Then delete the drivers that windows is installing and do not reboot. Trun off system restore then reboot. Install the standard VGA adaptor for windows then reboot.
Install your nvidia drivers then reboot.
Turn on system restore again.

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I am needing a driver for my video card. It is by S3 but I can't identify exactly which one. I tried using the super VGA but that didn't work. I just want anything that will give me more than 16 bit colors and will work.

Any ideas?

Thanks for any info

A:Video Card driver problem

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I have a gateway G6 450 pentium II computer built in 1998. Up until now it has done everything I have wanted. I got a game and the video won't start or work at all. Working with their tech support, they say my video card does not support direct X 8 or higher and I need to update. I used the gateway update drivers utility, but it updated to a 7-6-98 version, which is the one I already have. I have found some new drivers out there, but want to make sure I get the right one and that it will fix the problem. I used dxdiag to get my info. Here is my video card info:

3dFX interactive
Voodoo 2 direct X 5 driver
driver 3DFXV2.drv
version 4.10.0001.0180
date 7-6-98
DDI version: 5
accelerator driver 7-1-2003

Can you guys help me find an updated driver, or do you think this will fix the problem? Appreciate all the help you guys have provided me.

A:video card problem-driver

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If any of you have read my past problems,
i was having problems with my monitor and stuff.

i have that problem fixed
i had to uninstall my video card driver
(Nvidia Geforce FX 5200)

but now, i can't run any video games

but if i do install a recent driver
i cant start my computer.

and i have no driver installed now

and sometimes my screen is laggy now.

any help?

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I deinstalled my ATI Radeon Mobility 7500 driver cause I thought the driver might be broken. Afterwards I rebooted in safe mode and tried to reinstall it but it wouldnt reinstall. I've tried to find the old driver online but I couldnt find it and now my computer is being really slow. I've searched through my registry and my computer and virusscanned it but it found nothing, no adds, no spyware, and no viruses. Therefore the video card must be slowing down my computer. I really need help and would apprecite it if u guys could try to find the old driver or help me in any way.

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hey guys, pretty much my video driver is installed correctly for my laptop just when i have it enabled i cannot access normal windows unless i go to safe mode and uninstall or disable it. I tried re installing many new drivers and only one worked but for like 10 minuetes..after it worked i went to youtube to watch a video, had to install flash player 10 and was halfway thru the video when the screen froze. pc restarted and my screen was back to being split in half. Anyone have any suggestions to help?

A:Problem with video driver/graphics card

What laptop do you own? What video card is present on the system?

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Hi, I have windows Vista x64. My video card is Sapphire ATI HD 4850X2.
I downloaded the driver and tried to install it but when I click "Install"
it shows me: "Catalyst TM has stopped working, windows is searching a solution for the problem"And it won't work. I'd rather not reformating. Please help

A:Solved: Video card driver problem

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Just wondering if someone can tell me why

About a month or alittle more ago this person that has a windows 98 computer was having a problem, where her computer would start up in safe mode once in awhile and even when it was in normal mode it would look like it does in safe mode. Anyway I got a newer driver for there video card and installed it and everything cleared up right away. everything was really good.

Today she called and said it started in safe mode and looked fuzzy.
I went over there and it was in normal mode but looked like it was in safe mode kind of the same thing as before.

I still had the new driver on a cd so I went to device manager and click on the display adapter and went to the driver part and clicked on new driver and pointed it toward the cdrom and it installed the driver again and everything cleared right back up like it did the first time it was installed.

The first time the driver need updateing it was old and never had been.
Why would it get corrupted now or what ever happened and then installed the new driver again took care of it. Is there another problem I should be looking at also? or am I going to have to keep reinstalling the driver? If it happens again. Can someone enlighten me?? Thanks

A:Windows 98--video card, driver problem??

In the past, I had a virus that would randomly delete drivers. I had to reformat the HD. Suggest doing a virus scan. I've had viruses that weren't detected by a scan. Wait for other suggestions before you decide to reformat, however.

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My video card driver has been uninstalled due to a reboot, I do not know the manufacturer of my card. Is there a universal driver I could use, or a way of getting my manufacturer name?

A:{SOLVED}video card and driver problem

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The pattern is that it is usually fine with playing music, and usually 1 video file. After that 1 video file, or randomly while viewing the library while playing music, it crashes the whole computer essentially. The screen blacks out and every 30 seconds cycles through off, the "step" up grey, and a washed out color, usually blue but lately kinda-orange.

I've tried doing the Windows troubleshooter for WMP. Uninstalled, restarted, reinstalled, restarted. Windows Update is up to date. I even updated my mobo's integrated graphics card: ATI Radeon HD 4950 to CCC version 12.8. I also updated my codec pack (since 1 of the vids in question was a .mov). Nothing is helping...

Help? Other suggestions?

A:WMP problem or video card/driver? WMP crashes...

Have you tried updating your BIOS? There are several for system stability (latest version is 2301) for your mobo. Have you updated your chipset driver? You may need to check that with AMD for a current version.

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Hello. I am currently running Windows XP Pro with SP2 on a Dell with P4 3GHz.

Since my computer came with onboard graphics, I bought a vision tek ati radeon 9250 with a pci interface (no agp slots on my motherboard) to replace it. After a difficult driver installation a few months ago, my computer was running fine. I then began playing GTA Vice City a few days ago and thats when my computer started acting up. My screen would go blank at random times, so I decided to try system restore. After system restore however, my monitor only began working in safe mode (after booting up in normal mode, my screen would always go blank after the windows xp sign showed up). I found it odd that my video card only seemed to be working in safe mode.

So thinking my video card might have melted, I pulled it out of the pci slot and examined it...and found that it looked fine (no damage). So then I went into safe mode, uninstalled all ATI related drivers and software (while keeping my onboard graphics driver intact), restarted the computer and entered safe mode again, and tried to install the newest drivers from vision teks website. However, after extracting the driver...the auto intall program would initialize and then give me the following errors:

INF error, video driver not found

Setup was unable to complete the installation. Try to setup your display adapter with a standard VGA driver before running setup.

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A:Problem installing video card driver!!!

problem fixed

PROBLEM FIXED!!!!! Thanks for the responses guys, I actually used Driver cleaner and the driver still wasn't installing. So I called Vision Tek again for help (like the fifth time this week) and I finally got a technician who knew what the error message meant. The solution was pretty simple: disable the onboard graphics driver, eventhough Dell told me that setting the graphics option to "auto" in bios would be enough and I should not disable the onboard graphics driver. When I told the vision tek technician that Dell told me that I didn't have to do that and that the motherboard should recognize the new video card in my pci slot and automatically disable the onboard graphics, the technician laughed and said Dell technicians were *****s. So I tried his advice (uninstalled all old ATI drivers and then disabled the onboard driver through device manager) then restarted the computer and just like that I got picture in normal mode, and I was able to install the new ati drivers without the error message.

What a relieff!!!

If anyone else is getting "INF error, video driver not found" I guess the best thing to do is to disable the onboard graphics driver through device manager (and of course set it off or to auto in bios), EVEN IF DELL TECHNICIANS SAY YOU DONT HAVE TO...they obviously don't know what they're talking about.

Thanks again everyone!

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Please, puleeaasse, someone help me! Trying to upgrade my Dell Inspiron 8000 video card from ATI M4 32MB to an ATI 7500 64MB card. Uninstalled old drivers, pulled card, installed new card, couldn't get new drivers to load, pulled new card, installed old card, now can't install ANY drivers! I think I'm running on safe mode video drivers or whatever the minimum installed is (640x480, 16 bit color). Device manager says I have no VGA drivers installed. I have no display adapter listing in device manager. My video card is not recognized even with add new hardware. I read in another forum that win2000 pro does not have VGA drivers included. Is anyone running an ATI video card with win2000 pro? Help, I just want my old display back!

A:radeon video card driver problem!

Have you downloaded and installed the correct Windows 2000 drivers from ATI's website? Without these you won't get anything over 640 x 480 and 16 colors.

These should work for the 7500:

The DELL website would have the drivers for the old card under your system downloads.

Oh, wait this is a laptop isn't it? If so ignore everything above this.

You should have recieved a driver CD with the new card - you must run the setup on this CD to install the new drivers.


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I just bought a new game, and when I installed it it gave me an "graphics driver cannot run OpenGL 1.3"

I tried downloading the latest VGA driver from NVIDIA, but when i try to extract it two files do not extract. It gives me a 0x80004005 error code.

Any information on how to fix this extraction problem OR, even better, how to get my video driver to support OpenGL 1.3 would be excellent.


A:NVIDIA Video card driver problem

It would help us a lot to know what your graphics card *is*....

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Hello, everyone!  I have problem with the driver for my Video Graphics Card. I'm with Windows 7 Ultimate x64, the video card is AMD Radeon 8750M and I don't know why the driver isn't working when I installed. Also I try with all drivers which I find  and still doesn't work.  

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Had no issues for a long time then started to have some freezing and crashing to desktop problems with video games (The Witcher, Guild Wars 2, etc.) as well as Nvidia drivers failing and then recovering (causing the video in games to freeze and Firefox to turn all white).

Eventually I decided to get a new video card (went from a GTX 660 to a MSI R9 290) and a new 750 watt psu for the new card (Corsair CX750M). I uninstalled all Nvidia drivers and installed the latest drivers from AMD.

Now I along with the other problems I also have the problem of the computer freezing at (as far as I can tell) random times. My only recourse is to restart at that point. The freezing occurs between 3 minutes and 1/2 hour from start up.

Have done/tried the below:
I do not over clock.
I have checked my RAM with Memtest86+ and it passes with flying colors.
Checked RAM timings in the BIOS. They were fine.
I have updated my BIOS (no freezing for 30 minutes made me think that was it....then it started freezing again).
Tried installing earlier drivers for the R9 290.
I have done an 'upgrade' to Win7 to see if that would fix the issue. I would like to avoid a clean install if at all possible.
I have looked at temperatures and see no issues. At the last crash, while watching a youtube video:
CPU - 35 C
Motherboard - 27 C
GPU - 40 C
Hard drives - 37 C, 34 C, 35 C

When in safe mode or when the AMD drivers are uninstalled and it is running off the motherboard default drivers there are no issues.

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A:Win 7 freezing randomly. Possible video card/driver problem?

Well thanks for all the help and support...... :-/

For anyone experiencing something similar; my problem was that the PCIe slot that the video card was plugged into was bad / damaged. When I plugged the card into the other PCIe x16 slot everything worked fine.

So there you go. I guess not everything is a software issue.

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Well, it's not a problem (now). I'm playing old games and i got lags in places, where are many of 3D models and I'm having white spots/dots on them. Here's the pic:

Do I need to reinstall my Windows? Do i need to change my graphics card? Please, help me.

P.S. I didn't clean my PC engine about for years (from dust), it could be a problem?

P.S. 2

My System Specs:

Processor: Intel (R) Core(TM) i3 CPU 2.27 Ghz.
Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 1302 MB.
RAM: 4,00 GB.
OS: Windows 7 Professional.
DirectX: 10,0.

A:Intel i3 Video Card?Driver? Strange Problem

Quote: Originally Posted by gregaras

Well, it's not a problem (now). I'm playing old games and i got lags in places, where are many of 3D models and I'm having white spots/dots on them. Here's the pic:

Do I need to reinstall my Windows? Do i need to change my graphics card? Please, help me.

P.S. I didn't clean my PC engine about for years (from dust), it could be a problem?

P.S. 2

My System Specs:

Processor: Intel (R) Core(TM) i3 CPU 2.27 Ghz.
Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 1302 MB.
RAM: 4,00 GB.
OS: Windows 7 Professional.
DirectX: 10,0.

If the specs move with the models and their textures, it just looks like anomalies that the graphics card for whatever reason can't display right. If this doesn't do it on new games, I wouldn't be worried.

And it's always a good idea to keep a clean PC

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I used to play games for hours in my laptop. Now if I run any game whether new or old, it runs for a minute or two and then my pc shuts down. No shut down procedure or any such thing, just turns off.

I tried installing different versions of Driver available for my NVIDIA GEForce GT 540M and the results were the same.

When I uninstall all the NVIDIA drivers then the games work fine but they use the intel graphics and not the video card so the quality is quite poor with much lag and stutter. So, it must be a problem with either the video card or some software problem. I was thinking of reinstalling windows but thought of consulting you guys before. Any suggestions?

P.S. It's not overheating issue, I thoroughly checked.

My PC Specs:
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2630QM CPU @ 2.00GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 8086 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000, -1988 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 249 GB (56 GB Free); D: 435 GB (45 GB Free);
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0MY6GN
Antivirus: Avast Antivirus, Enabled and Updated

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Hello I'm new with you
Use the Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit, but Aero is enabled and whenever I want to do comes to me this:

The current video card may support Aero with a driver that is compliant with the Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM). Contact the manufacturer of your computer or video card for a WDDM-compatible driver.
What is the solution my brothers

A:Update the driver for your video card .. problem Aero

Quote: Originally Posted by Viriato

Hello I'm new with you

Use the Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit, but Aero is enabled and whenever I want to do comes to me this:

The current video card may support Aero with a driver that is compliant with the Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM). Contact the manufacturer of your computer or video card for a WDDM-compatible driver.

What is the solution my brothers

What model graphics card?

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Well, it's not a problem (now). I'm playing old games and i got lags in places, where are many of 3D models and I'm having white spots/dots on them. Here's the pic:

Do I need to reinstall my Windows? Do i need to change my graphics card? Please, help me.

P.S. I didn't clean my PC engine about for years (from dust), it could be a problem?

P.S. 2

My System Specs:

Processor: Intel (R) Core(TM) i3 CPU 2.27 Ghz.
Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 1302 MB.
RAM: 4,00 GB.
OS: Windows 7 Professional.
DirectX: 10,0.

A:Intel Video Card?Driver? Strange Problem

If you haven't cleaned your PC for a while, it could have dust build-up causing it to overheat, hence the white dot artefacts. It could also just be poor models in the game. Its hard to say at this point.

Download Speccy here Speccy - System Information - Free Download and see what temperature your graphics card is running at, and report back here with that.


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Recently I purchased this new y700 laptop. After I start run the Lenovo solution center, it kept giving me the fail to run video card mathematical operation test. I double checked there are not any graphic card driver update. So how do i fix this problem.

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A:Y700: hd graphic driver 530 video card problem

I have the same problem...

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I purchased a 3Dfuzion 6200 LE graphics card about a months ago and installed it on a brand new Nvidia based MSI K8N Neo4-f motherboard with AMD 64X2 3200 Processor. I am running Windows XP with all of the latest updates.

After installing the graphics card and the driver from the included CD, I went to the Device Manager and looked under "Display Adapters". It said I had an Nvidia GeForce 7300 LE Graphics card. I uninstalled the driver and went over to www.nvidia.com and downloaded the latest driver for the GeForce 6200 LE and installed it. I went back to the Device Manager and it said the same thing as before. Thinking that maybe the card might have accidentally gotten switched at the factory and it was actually a GeForce 7300 LE instead of a GeForce 6200 LE that was in the box, I open the case and looked at the card itself to see what was written on it. It very clearly say GeForce 6200 LE on the graphics card itself. I decided to leave well enough alone. If the card was working okay, why worry about what it say in the device manager? But the problem is that everything is not alright. Certain graphics applications run just fine where others cause the system to crash, and yet others reveal definite graphics problems (Distorted text, wrong colors etc.). All of these programs were working fine before I installed the 3Dfuzion GeForce 6200 LE card.

So the bottom line is, something is wrong. I have uninstalled and reinstalled the graphics driver over 1... Read more

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Hello all! I just re-formatted my system. Win 95/200mhz 64 ram. I have an Iomagic video card and downloaded the drivers, but when I restart, the screen stays blank. I believe it is my monitors refresher rate. My default setting now is standard display adapter vga. Problem is I dont know what kind of monitor this is!!!!!! It was one of those no-names that I got at an office store. It had one page of instructions, and that I can not find. No name on the back of it or anywhere else I see. Is there a site that has generic drivers that I can get more than the basic 16 colors I now do? The drivers on my win95 cd do nothing. Is this even my problem, or am I way off? As usual, thanks for the help! Mike.

A:{RESOLVED}Monitor driver problem with video card.

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85 seconds after you restart the computer opens

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i've had an ATI Radeon HD 3400 Series video card for a while, and i decided to update my drivers today, install seemed fine, it brought up Catalyst Control Center, but now when i log on to my game(World of Warcraft) the letters in chat are all messed up with random symbols. When i scroll through the chat it goes back and forth between these symbols, and regular letters. i have a Vista, and i attached a file showing the problem. so far i've only disabled Anti-Aliasing on Catalyst Control Center, everything else is default

A:Video Card Driver Update Caused Problem

Try going into device manager (rt click computer then properties, then hardware or device manager depending on your OS), rt click your display adapter, then properties, click on drivers tab and select 'roll back driver'.
If this fixes your problem you will know it was the driver update that screwed it up, otherwise it may be your card that has become faulty.

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Hi there,
i recently installed a nVidia quadro fx 1700 in my dell optiplex760 MT, i have installed windows 8.1 on it
but the correct drivers were not available on the windows so i downloaded the drivers from official website, when i installed the driver, some green and red lined blocks appeared on the screen. When i roll back the drivers the blocks disappear.
can anyone help me?
Thanks in advance. 

A:Video Graphics Card driver problem Optiplex760 MT

It appears that you have solved the issue through your own troubleshooting. You tested the newest Nvidia driver which showed the issue while an older driver did not, so the fault is with the newer driver, not the video card or the operating system. All you can do is wait for Nvidia to come out with another driver to test.

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Hey guys,

A few years ago I bought an Alienware M17X which has two HD Radeon 4870 mounted in crossfire (I know I should have bough a desktop but had to move quite a lot at the time).

My problem is that the only drivers I can use up to now is the last one certified by Alienware dating 2010. There are more recent ones (2013) but everytime I try to update blue screens of death and brutal crashes occur every minute.

As you can imagine, the compatibility problems keep accumulating. Would somebody have some advice as to getting me to use the 2013 drivers ?

Thanks in advance ;-)


A:Problem updating video card driver Dual Radeon HD 4870

Go to AMD Site and search for Legacy Drivers, AMD stopped support for DX 10.1 graphics card in around 2012-2013 or better yet stick with the drivers that came from alienware.

Btw, is this what you are using right now? Product Support | Dell US

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Hello Im having trouble with this black border I have around my screen. I recently installed a AMD Radeon 7770 Graphics card and resolution was changed and it all looked different.

My monitor is a Samsung 21.5 inch LED HDMI Monitor VGA (previously) now it is connected through a DVI adapter for the graphics card. And when installed the graphics card , it set it automatically to 1600 x 900. I had to change this in AMD CCC to 1920 x 1080. Monitor only just came with the Vga cable and doesnt look like it has a HDMI port on the back of the monitor.

Later i noticed a 1 inch black border and i tried all week to find the solution but I couldn't. I did what everyone did. I tried finding the overscan/underscan options in CCC but it wasn't there. I tried auto adjusting the monitor itself. I had the latest drivers for the graphics card. & I tried changing the resolution and all sorts.

funny thing is , when i didnt have a graphics card , it all looked fine and no border or anything & even my USB 2.0 slots don't work on the computer anymore?

Please help cause im in two minds whether to give back the graphics card or keep it.

here are my PC specs also :
- Processor - AMD A10-6800K APU with Radeon (tm) graphics
- RAM: 8GB

A:Black Border with newly installed Graphics card?!

If I'm not mistaken, it will be found under "My Digital Flat Panels" in "Scaling Options (Digital Flat Panel)", on an external display. Or so that's where I find it on my notebook's legacy CCC.

Looks to be the same on the newer one:
Not really sure what to tell you about the USB. First place I'd check would be Device Manager, look for an "!" next to it = might need a driver update. If you're really unlucky, it could be a controller burnout.

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I built a new Solidworks workstation with the following components:

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard
Memory: Crucial Ballistix 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5" Solid State Disk
Video Card: ATI FirePro V4900 1GB Video Card
Power Supply: Sparkle 600W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 (OEM) (64-bit)
I assembled everything and installed Windows 7 Professional 64. I installed the LAN/USB/etc. drivers from Gigabyte's website and rebooted. I downloaded an ISV certified video driver from AMD's website that was optimized for Solidworks 2014 (driver version 9.003.3). I installed the driver and rebooted, and after the POST and "Loading Windows" screen only got a black screen. I am able to boot into safe mode, but when trying to boot into normal Windows I only get a black screen.

I figured the video driver was to blame, so I downloaded the standard FirePro driver version 13.152.4. I deleted the display from device manager and successfully rebooted into normal Windows. I installed the new driver, rebooted and still get a black screen.

I then turned off the computer, pulled the video card, and successfully booted into normal Windows with onboard video.
What could be causing this issue? What can I do to try to further diagnose the problem? Thank you so much in advance.

A:Black screen once video card driver is installed

I would return the video card and get a replacement. You tried the default drivers and it comes up with a black screen. Something is wrong with the card.

Or you could stick with the driver that Windows found for you when you removed the driver and rebooted. ( without any downloaded drivers )

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gigabyte ep35-ds3 Motherboard
Intel Dual Core 2Duo 2.87GHz Processor
AMD Radeon HD 6670 Video Card
2 Gb RAM

Couple of days ago my screen suddenly went black when I was working on some AutoCAD software. When I tried to reboot/shutdown/removing power cable, every time after I saw the windows 8 loading logo, screen went black before reaching login screen.

Eventually, after I formatted my PC, deleted all the partitions, erased all the data that was left, I installed Windows 7 with SP1. Then updated it with windows update, installed chipset updated drivers, audio drivers and then drivers for the video card from their website.

I also installed .net Framework 4.0 as a prerequisite for a latest Catalyst 13.4 suite.
After reboot I can log into windows, see desktop, open folders, change screen resolution, even ran DXDiag and it was fine. But when I tried to open any program (IE, Media Player and so on) the screen went black again and didnít respond even to Ctrl-Alt-Delete.
It also went black when I tried to open "System" from control panel. One of the programs that didn't make my screen go black was a notepad (comforting).
If I don't install a video driver from AMD website and leave the original Standard VGA Graphics Adapter from Windows, everything works fine (except from the ability to use a graphics card properly of course).

Any suggestions what could be wrong and what should I do?

A:Screen goes black after a video card driver installed

I would tend to think you have some failing hardware. First of all when you install the video driver, it draws more pw than when using a standard ms driver. Check your voltages ie 12V, 5V and 3.3V values and post those here for review. You can access this info in the bios under hardware OR since it is a gigabyte board, you can install easytune [I am not sure if easytune will work with just the standard ms video driver]

Next the p35 intel chipset was released in 07 so that makes this mb approx 6yrs old. I would get a bright light and give the board a VERY close inspection. Look for any leaking capacitors. If you find any that look like the pics below, you have found your problem.

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So recently I decided to try to update my display drivers for my Asus Radeon HD 7770 Graphics card in hopes that it would fix some problems I was having. After I finished the update and rebooted there was a black border around my screen.

I have dual monitors, one monitors (the one with the black border) resolution is 1920x1080 and is connected via HTMI and the others is 1680x1050 and is connected via DVI. Only the monitor with the resolution of 1920x1080 has the black border not the second one.

I have also done a lot of research on how to fix this and the most common solution seemed to be to change the overscan settings but I do not have the normal Catalyst Control Center i have something called AMD Vision Engine Control Center and when I open that and go the the display settings the only option is HydraVision which does not seem to have any options to help me.

And one last thing, it seems like the image might be a bit fuzzy or blurry but that might just be a result of the smaller image.

If there are any questions just ask and I will answer them to the best of my ability.
Update : Also, I did check my physical monitors settings and it is set to full and not overscan.
Update 2: - OS is Windows 7 64-Bit
Update 3: I woul rather not roll back the drivers as they were starting to cause problems too.

A:Asus Radeon HD 7770 Driver Update Caused Black Border Around Screen


You may need to configure "GPU scaling" as per the below guide.

GPU-68: How to Configure GPU Scaling Option in AMD Catalyst? Control Center

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I am using NVIDIA GT630.
I started seeing black or transparent borders around the edges of 3D objects.
When I updated the driver, the previous problem got worse.
Depending on what's being run, the problem seems to differ.
On Java-based games, the transparent borders can be seen.
What could be the problem?
I already uninstalled the driver, reinstalled it, cleaned up contacts of video card while wearing static discharger, resetted all settings to default, but the problem seems to be persistent.
What could be the problem?

A:NVIDIA shows black or transparent border around 3D object's edges(latest driver)

if you have done all that then the issue is the driver itself nvidia cards have alot of driver issues at the moment have you tried downgrading to an earlier driver or maybe even trying the beta drivers for your card

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Recently i got problem with my computer

After I shut down my entire computer the next time when i try to reopen it

It doesn't come out, the Power light is on, monitor power light also on but the booting(the red light) which indicates the computer is running isn't working anymore i check the every possible cable like the Power Supply, HDD , Video Card, Monitor, every things works fine, but my computer doesn't even booting.

So I don't really Know what the problem is right now

can someone tell me which part should i fix it.

thank you

A:PC Problem dunno what problem it is not Video Card, Not Power Supply, Not HDD, Not MB

Open the PC, then switch it on. Check that all fans (in the powersupply, on the CPU, perhaps also on the graphics card and the motherboard) are running.
If not, tell us which one is not working.
Most likely your powersupply no longer works. Give us the manufacturer's name and model, please.

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Got an old pc which I gave to my son last week.

It was working just fine until a day or so ago.

When he boots it up he gets the 'No Input signal' showing on the monitor.

whenever he unplugs the video cable from the monitor (or from the PC) he gets a different message - it says 'Disconnector'.

So I'm trying to figure out what the problem is.

Is it the monitor? Or is it the cable? Or ist it the video card in the pc?

Or something else?

Thanks in advance.

A:Video card problem? video cable problem?

Could be anything from those error messages - it simply means that the monitor is not detecting a signal that the PC. You should try another monitor just in case it is the monitor. More then likely though its going to be something in the PC, and not necessarily the video card, it could just as easily be the power supply, RAM, motherboard, or another component.

So, I'd try another monitor with another cable. Then try re-seating the video card in the computer. Also listen for beeps from the system as that can be an error code.

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i have been gettings BSOD randomly
already try
-uninstall daemon
-uninstall VGA driver,use driver sweeper in safe mode,install VGA driver

my laptop compaq presario CQ42-176tx
spec Compaq Presario CQ42-176TX, Speed 2.26Ghz, RAM 4GB Laptop/Notebook Price in India, Reviews & Specifications

A:bsod video scheduler and attempt to reset video card


Lets start with Driver Verifier

Verifier puts extreme stress on the drivers, bad ones will cause BSOD. If we change all those drivers we hope for no more BSODs, If you get no BSODs, then its not a driver and we look to hardware. With verifier on your computer may be a little laggy, but actually..its just doing its work.Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable
Driver Verifier runs in the background, "testing" drivers for bugs. If it finds one, a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) will result; the corresponding dump file will hopefully show the faulty driver.

Quote: Originally Posted by Capt.Jack Sparrow

Driver Verifier monitors kernel-mode drivers and graphics drivers to detect illegal function calls or actions that might corrupt the system. It can subject the drivers to a variety of stresses and tests to find improper behavior.

Continue to use your system normally, and if you know what causes the crash, do that repeatedly. The objective here is to get the system to crash because Driver Verifier is stressing the drivers out. If it doesn't crash for you, then let it run for at least 36 hours of continuous operation.

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