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Nvidia Video TDR ERROR

Q: Nvidia Video TDR ERROR

Hey, about a month or so ago my computer began randomly BSODing and after a lot of research I found WhoCrashed which is telling me that for a long time the crashes were caused by virtuwddm.sys. I uninstalled Virtu but that only solved the problem for a few days as they happen now again...

System Specs:
Windows 7 Home 64-bit Service pack-1
EVGA GTX 560 - 2GB
8GB of G.skills Ripjaw (used to be 8GB Mushkin but I thought RAM could have been problem and those sticks were replaced with the former)

Event Viewer Report Log:
System Source: Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power
Date: 6/16/2013 5:38:25 PM
Event ID: 41 Task Category: (63) Level: Critical Keywords: (2) User: SYSTEM
Computer: HAL Description: The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first. This error could be caused if the system stopped responding, crashed, or lost power unexpectedly.
Event Xml: <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event"> <System> <Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power" Guid="{331C3B3A-2005-44C2-AC5E-77220C37D6B4}" /> <EventID>41</EventID> <Version>2</Version> <Level>1</Level> <Task>63</Task> <Opcode>0</Opcode> <Keywords>0x8000000000000002</Keywords> <TimeCreated SystemTime="2013-06-17T00:38:25.924014800Z" /> <EventRecordID>76685</EventRecordID> <Correlation /> <Execution ProcessID="4" ThreadID="8" /> <Channel>System</Channel> <Computer>HAL</Computer> <Security UserID="S-1-5-18" /> </System> <EventData> <Data Name="BugcheckCode">0</Data> <Data Name="BugcheckParameter1">0x0</Data> <Data Name="BugcheckParameter2">0x0</Data> <Data Name="BugcheckParameter3">0x0</Data> <Data Name="BugcheckParameter4">0x0</Data> <Data Name="SleepInProgress">false</Data> <Data Name="PowerButtonTimestamp">0</Data> </EventData> </Event>

WhoCrashed Report
On Mon 6/17/2013 12:28:58 AM GMT your computer crashed crash dump file: C:\Windows\Minidump\061613-21668-01.dmp This was probably caused by the following module: nvlddmkm.sys (nvlddmkm+0x9336AC) Bugcheck code: 0x116 (0xFFFFFA800AA774E0, 0xFFFFF880051866AC, 0xFFFFFFFFC000009A, 0x4) Error: VIDEO_TDR_ERROR file path: C:\Windows\system32\drivers\nvlddmkm.sys product: NVIDIA Windows Kernel Mode Driver, Version 314.22 company: NVIDIA Corporation description: NVIDIA Windows Kernel Mode Driver, Version 314.22 Bug check description: This indicates that an attempt to reset the display driver and recover from a timeout failed. A third party driver was identified as the probable root cause of this system error. It is suggested you look for an update for the following driver: nvlddmkm.sys (NVIDIA Windows Kernel Mode Driver, Version 314.22 , NVIDIA Corporation). Google query: NVIDIA Corporation VIDEO_TDR_ERROR

It says the same thing for whichever Nvidia driver I install, I rolled back to the 314.22 after the 320 went through the same mess, any ideas?

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Preferred Solution: Nvidia Video TDR ERROR

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: Nvidia Video TDR ERROR

Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

Follow steps in the guide by Capt Jack Sparrow - Bug Check 0x116: VIDEO_TDR_ERROR Troubleshooting Tips | Captain Debugger









Quote: Originally Posted by TVeblen


What you are experiencing is a TDR event (Timeout Detection & Recovery). There are many causes of these events, mostly hardware related. Please read my checklist below and see if you can diagnose your particular cause.

A couple of things jump out immediately. Your specs say you have 5GB of RAM, an odd number. That suggests that you added some RAM at some point. Mismatched or failing RAM modules can cause TDRs. You might want to test those sticks one at a time in Slot 1 before anything else. RAM problems can explain some of your other issues too.

Looking at some of your other posts I see you are running dual monitors also. This could be exposing a defect in your 9500GT that is triggering the TDRs. You should test with only one monitor attached to see if this is the case.

You are running lots of stuff on that box, so I would be as deliberate as possible in doing the diagnostic work.

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"Display driver xxxxx stopped responding and was recovered"

Timeout Detection & Recovery (TDR) = "Display Driver Stopped Responding and was Recovered" is a useful feature that started in Vista and is also in W7 that allows the OS to try and recover from a video timeout so that the system does not crash to a bluescreen. Symptoms included a screen flash with the TDR message appearing one or more times or the screen blinking out to black. If the system cannot recover it will crash (Stop Error 116 typical). The issue is that the video card is not responding as expected. The solution is in the: why?

There is no one-size-fits-all solution to TDR errors. But the problem is usually found in the local environment (your computer). Finding the cause is a matter of checking every possible cause and uncovering the culprit through a simple process of elimination. By methodically running down a checklist of diagnostic procedures you should be able to find the cause and can correct it.

There are numerous reports of hardware solutions to TDR's. The most common are:
Poor Cooling
Problems with the power supply
Overclocking Issues
Bad System memory or incorrect memory timings
Defective PC Components

The order you do the diagnostics is not all that important. My personal strategy is to do the cheap & easy stuff first, the cheap & harder stuff next, and then the stuff that costs last. But whatever order you do it in you need to check or confirm the following:

SOFTWARE
Poorly written software and games will cause TDRs. But if this were the case it would affect lots of people, not just a few. Check the game's website & forums for patches and tips.
See if other people in the forums are having the same problem and if they were able to solve it and how.
You could also be asking too much of your video card. Check to see if your video card is tested and recommended for the game/program. Test the game at reduced settings.

WHAT ACTIONS CAUSE THE PROBLEM
It helps if you can isolate the actions that trigger the TDR. Most often it will be an application using 3D graphics. But if the incidents occur constantly it would point more towards defective hardware. If it happens more specifically (just when running Game X) it points towards overheating, settings, software, or driver issues.

GENERAL SYSTEM PERFORMANCE
You need to eliminate the possibility that your computer has a global problem. You can use a program like Prime95 to stress test your system. Free Software - GIMPS
You can run the "Stress Test" for a few hours or overnight. This will not tell you what the problem is, but it is helpful to uncover any issues your system has with instability and cooling.

OVERHEATING
Running a video intensive game for hours can generate some serious heat and overheating will cause video errors. You can check your temps by looking at your BIOS readings or use a free program like Speedfan SpeedFan - Access temperature sensor in your computer .
A real easy test is to just pull the side panel(s) off your case (You can also blow a house fan directly into the open case) and see if the problem goes away or gets better. If it does then the issue is definitely overheating. If you are overheating you need to look at installing some cooling upgrades. You want to look at ventilating the case (more or bigger fans), Upgrade your case to a larger gaming case (lots of fans, water-cooling), etc.
There are free utilities like BurninTest PassMark BurnInTest software - PC Reliability and Load Testing that you can use to test your system's cooling capability. Caution is recommended using these types of programs.

VIDEO DRIVERS
Bad drivers happen and they can get corrupted. Before installing or reinstalling any video drivers first completely uninstall all video software and the drivers. (Some people say to run a cleaner program from safe mode, some say this is unnecessary). Never rely on the driver package to overwrite the old drivers. Also: Delete the video driver folder (ex: C:\NVIDIA) in Windows Explorer (or windows may install the same drivers again!).
After uninstalling the old drivers and rebooting Windows 7 will install it's own WDDM 1.1 driver. Check for the video problem while using the generic Windows driver.
You can then install the latest drivers for your card (or try older drivers).
See This Tutorial: Installing and updating drivers in 7

DEVICE MANAGER
Look in Device Manager and make sure there are no problem devices (yellow ! icon). Correct these by loading the correct drivers or disable the problem device and see if the video problem goes away.

POOR CONNECTIONS
Reseat video card and memory modules. Make sure the contacts are clean. Check all the electrical connections.

CHECK YOUR MOTHERBOARD VOLTAGES
In BIOS, check the listed voltages against the manufacturer recommended specs. Reset the voltages to factory defaults and see if the video problems disappear.

MEMORY
Memory errors can cause video problems. Run a program like Memtest86+ for at least 3 passes to see if there are any memory errors. Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool .
You can also test for a bad memory module by installing one stick and testing, and then switch it out for the next stick, etc.

OVERCLOCKING
Overclocking can be a trial and error process. The clocks and/or multipliers you set or change for CPU, Memory, or GPU could be unstable. Eliminate this as a possibility by resetting these to their defaults to see if that clears the video problems. The simplest way to do this is to "Restore Bios Defaults", or Clear CMOS.

UNDERCLOCKING
Some people have reported that by going into the video cards control panel and "down-clocking" the cards performance settings they were able to clear up the TDRs. Since W7 does not seem to tolerate any hiccups in the GPU, this would allow you to run a poor perforning card in the W7 enviroment.
So for instance, you could set the GPU clock from a 777 MHz factory setting to 750MHz, and the ram clock from a 1126MHz factory setting to 1050Mhz, or similar small change for your particular card.

BIOS
Check for and install an updated BIOS, particularly if it says the newer BIOS corrects memory errors or bug fixes. You could also try loading the BIOS defaults.
While you are there, check the motherboard manufacturers forums to see if others are having issues with the same board.

WINDOWS POWER MANAGEMENT
Eliminate Power Management settings as a possible cause, especially if you are working with a laptop. These settings could be particularly important if the issue is in playing games.
Go to Control Panel > Hardware & Sound > Power Options. Under "Select a Power Plan" you will find that "Balanced" is the default setting.
At the bottom you will see a Down arrow next to "Show Additional Plans". Click that and select "High Performance". See if the TDR issue is affected.
Alternately, you can click "Change Plan Settings" next to the "Balanced" plan and change the setting to "Never" put the computer to sleep (This is the default on a desktop) and/or change when the display is turned off as a test.

POWER SUPPLY
You need to know that your power supply is delivering sufficient power. Power supply problems are the most common cause of video problems, especially using high end cards.
Check the power supply's amperage ratings. Be sure it has the ample amperage for your video card and the rest of the system.
Test the supply with multimeter to measure for a steady 12v to the card's power connectors. (The only true way to test a power supply would be to use the very expensive diagnostic equipment used in labs). But for us regular folks: I tested my power supply by hooking up my multimeter to the PCI-E connectors that I was using to power my video card (I used a spare pair from the power supply to run the card while I was testing). I then observed the meter while I used the computer, first watching the voltage, then the amps, to see if there was any drop-off or erratic behavior while booting or using the computer. My readings were rock solid. So I declared my power supply good.
Otherwise you need to replace the supply to eliminate this possibility. Or borrow one from another computer.

VIDEO CARD
I suspect that a video card must perform flawlessly to operate in a Windows 7 environment and run the most recent games. If you tried all the above diagnostics and no problems were found then that leaves you with only one possibility: a defective video card. Some brands have the problem more consistently than others. You could check their forums for clues.
You could try your card in another computer running W7 to see if the problem goes along with the card.
You could try a different card in your computer. I bought an inexpensive card to use. My TDR's disappeared using a "lesser" card. Or borrow a card from another computer.
Otherwise RMA or replace the card.

TDR complaints have come from PC owners running virtually every PC configuration. They occur regardless of which video engine, manufacturer, driver, or system used. They are too numerous to write off as a random problem, but at the same time if people are getting their systems to run correctly using the same hardware and software that you are then it follows that your problem must be solvable.

More Info Here:
Timeout Detection and Recovery of GPUs through WDDM
NVIDIA Statement on TDR Errors - NVIDIA Forums
27116: ATIKMDAG has stopped responding error message

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Hi, Good day.

My computer restarted again while playing a game, It happens before but not frequently but last week and today I've encountered it again after reinstalling windows 7 changing it from ultimate to home basic.

Here is my System Information:

Processor: Intel? Core™ i3-2100 CPU @ 3.10GHz 7.1 5.5
Memory: (RAM) 4.00 GB
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT 220
System type: Windows 7 Home Basic 64-bit operating system

Thank you in anticipation of your response.

A:NVIDIA GeForce GT 220 Error: VIDEO TDR ERROR

  
Quote: Originally Posted by 20thCenturyBoy


Hi, Good day.

I am hoping to get some help regarding the error "VIDEO_TDR_ERROR" that I am experiencing right now. I'm playing games most of the time when I'm using the computer and the problem occurs when I'm playing games such as Disciples 3, Dragon Nest, RF online, Eden Eternal and when I'm playing games using the ps2 emulator pcsx2. The error starts with a black screen then few seconds later the cpu will boot.

Here is my System Information:

Processor: Intel? Core? i3-2100 CPU @ 3.10GHz 7.1 5.5
Memory: (RAM) 2.00 GB
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT 220
System type: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit operating system
- Windows 7
- OEM

System Hardware Age: 3 Months
Age of OS: 2 Months
- I reinstalled it, a month after I bought the unit

Thank you,
20thCenturyBoy








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"It's not a true crash, in the sense that the bluescreen was initiated only because the combination of video driver and video hardware was being unresponsive, and not because of any synchronous processing exception".

Since Vista, the "Timeout Detection and Recovery" (TDR) components of the OS video subsystem have been capable of doing some truly impressive things to try to recover from issues which would have caused earlier OSs like XP to crash.

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Hi

I have a problem that has been bugging me quite a while. Randomly whether gaming or not sometimes even when on google chrome, i am getting this problem. Nvidia driver stops working and recovered. I went through 3 vgas, a new power supply, new ram. Though
since I installed the gtx1060 the problem only occured 2 in 2 weeks but it is really random, can't say during gaming or not. I also tried furmarks, burni in test and prime mark to stress my pc and it always passes with flying colours.

The following is the code i receive:
A problem with your video hardware caused Windows to stop working correctly.

Problem signature
Problem Event Name: LiveKernelEvent
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 2057

Extra information about the problem
BCCode: 117
BCP1: FFFFFA800B80F4E0
BCP2: FFFFF8800F377364
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1
Bucket ID: X64_0x117_Tdr:2_IMAGE_nvlddmkm.sys
Server information: 493b9bd4-85cb-432e-8aa2-ebcf37a3b71b


My Current system specs:

Gigabyte EP45-UD3P Mobo
CPU Q9550
8GB Corsair dominator
VGAs (I tried GT440, GTX460, GTX1060 - Bought new for me by my friend - got receipts and all)
PSU 1000W eVGA

(I know I have a big bottleneck but I am planning to get a corei7 later on and build the system.)

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advantis I have the same problem. I've looked everywhere but the drivers either have different series numbers (like 1630 or 2311) and I have a 4.12.01.0377 (supposedly the last 4 digits are the key).

Just read a long post from 12/01 and that guy didn't have any luck eithr.

They're telling us to live with what we have or ... get a new video card.

gah. But: you mighat want to read this post:
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What Operating System are you running?
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Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Try downloading and installing these drivers for your card. They are supposed to fix the overbright video issue.

http://www.techspot.com/drivers/driver/file/information/5651/nVIDIA-ForceWare-Beta-Drivers-V-7776/

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In the nVidia Control Panel, navigate to the Change Resolution tab under the Display Section. Here, click on the Add Resolutions button and, on the page that pops up, click Create Custom Resolution.

Set your required resolution, scan rate and color depth.

The little arrow at the bottom left will allow you to set scan timings if you require custom settings for those too. Just leave it on auto and click the Test button to test your custom resolution. If you are happy with it, you can save it as a regular resolution selection.

Try it and see if that helps.

Let us know.

NPP
 

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Is there any site that lists which ATI video card is a relative equal to which Nvidia card? I am not as concerned with comparing specs-I can do that by reading on each card but was really looking for a quick reference to compare ATI and Nvidia cards and prices. For instance, the closest ATI card to a XFX GeForce 8600GT XXX card is what? etc....Thanks!
 

A:Comparison of ATI vs Nvidia video cards

Awesome listing! That is what I was looking for because the numbering system of the different cards wasn't making sense to figure out which cards were comparable. I tried to compare even memory, etc but still wasn't figuring it out....awesome listing-I am looking for best couple of cards I can get under $100 each to run 3+ monitors...was leaning toward a Crossfire based MOBO but was only finding good info/prices on Nvidia....Thanks!
 

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I have not been able to update my video drivers for a very long time. Every time I try I get a message that the update failed. I've been on the Nvidia forums and no attempt to resolve has worked. I have an ASUS G2 with a Nvidia 8600m GT Card.

A:Cannot Upgrade video Driver NVidia

latest drivers:
http://majorgeeks.com/downloads35.html

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I was in my dorm yesterday and i decided to hook up my TV to my video card and do dual monitor. . . i have one problem i left my driver disk at home and i need a file (nv_4mini.sys) But like i said i am at college and cant get home anytime soon to get the CD with the files on it. . . I cant seem to find the file Any one who may know where i could find this file on-line or if someone could email it to me it would be awesome!!
 

A:Solved: Nvidia Video Card Help

You shouldn't need to install anything to hook up additional displays.

But you can go to Nvidia's website and download their latest driver, since its complaining about a Nvidia driver file.

Here's the latest driver: http://www.nvidia.com/object/winxp_2k_81.85.html
 

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Although this guide is mainly based on video cards, it was impossible not to cover a bit of the other topics associated with upgrading a video card.

Nvidia GeForce and ATi Radeon Buyers Guide

What do you need a graphics card for? Word processing, internet browsing, gaming?

Many computers have built in (integrated) video cards. This means that when you plug your monitor into the VGA (video graphics array) slot, you're plugging it directly onto a port that is part of the motherboard. This slot is good enough to take you down the internet highway and view sites. Or to do some work on excel, word, or maybe just for sending emails. These are very simple tasks for a graphics "card".

What if you hunger to play the latest games on your PC? Well odds are, your onboard video wont do the job. This is most likely what brought you here.

You've heard that you need a video card and you probably looked through the thousands of listings offering you one, but what does everything mean? If anything, you're probably more confused now than when you started looking into buying a video card.

There are 2 main manufacturers you want to look for when buying a video card, ATi and Nvidia.

Important Information for choosing a Video card
 

A:Nvidia & ATi Video Cards Explained

So you are publishing a short guide on video cards while on your first post? Great! We need more brave souls on this forum.
We do already have a large number of excellent posts on Video Cards. We will shall see what we shall see.
But this one you posted appears to have been posted on another site. I am not sure, but I think that is a no no on Tech Spot. You might want to ask Julio and the other powers that be.
 

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Hi, I'm havign some trouble with my video card. It's a 7900 GT. So my issue is that a few weeks ago I installed new drivers for it and I started having problems with the graphics of all my games. Certain pixels would stretch to random places, shadows would become purple, etc. Well nvidia came out with a new driver said to fix this problem but it seems to me like it has done nothing. So I'm assuming either these drivers are messed up or I did something I didnt realise. Any ideas on what's up, what i can do to fix it, and is anyone else having these problems?
Thanks
 

A:Nvidia video card problem

And that ladies and gentlemen is called artifacts dude im getting the same problems as well read my post and look at rage's post it'll probably help you out
 

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I'm still learning.....

When I log on computer, screen shows "The ATI control panel
failed to initialize because no ATI driver is installed, or ATI driver is not working properly. The ATI control panel will now exit".

I know that has been discussed here, but this is my question: Isn't ATI a video card? I have Nvidea GeForce FX5500 in my system (XP, 1 G Ram)) yet this error message always appears. When I pull up display adaptors in device mgr, my Nvidea shows, nothing for ATI does.

So, do I need both? I just updated drivers on my video card and direct x due to a game freezing. That didn't help. Then I remembered this error message and wondered if it had something to do with it.

Thanks alot for any help.
Modmomm
 

A:Do I need Ati drivers if I have Nvidia video card?

You don't need ATI drivers-they are for AMD/ATI graphics cards- uninstall them.
Use Driver Sweeper here:
http://downloads.guru3d.com/Guru3D---Driver-Sweeper-(Setup)-download-1655.html
in preference to "Add and Remove Programs" in the control panel. I would uninstall both the ATI and nVidia drivers and re-install the applicable nVidia driver to ensure you get an uncorrupted install.
The DirectX update should be fine.

You should only have the graphics driver from your graphics card vendor ( the manufacturer) i.e. Gigabyte, MSI, XFX, EVGA etc. If the card is an OEM product then download from here http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us

FX5xxx branded cards (not OEM) may not run with the nVidia Forceware drivers so make sure you use the manufacturers recommended download if available.
 

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Since I installed a new nvidia video card (3D Blaster 4 Titanium 4200) in replacement of an older ATI , I have problems with this [email protected]!?&@ blue screen ( IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL) after 15 minutes of normal use.
Everthing works great in safe mode, but I want my new video card
Is there a possibilty to remove some drivers to avoid a hard disk format ?-)
I'm using windows 2000 with a Dual 710 MHz Pentium III and a memory of 256 MB.

Thanks

Guy.
 

A:[SOLVED] nvidia & ATI video card

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Here is sys info:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium , Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5600+, x64 Family 15 Model 107 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3005 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430, 64 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 600190 MB, Free - 490701 MB; D: Total - 10239 MB, Free - 2750 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0RY206, , ..CN7443184907B9.
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011, Updated and Enabled

Hi!
I saw a thread that is now expired on this one issue that I am all of a sudden having with my nVidia Control Panel; however it just ended and never gave a definitive answer. I am getting the error that the NVIDIA Display Panel Extension cannot be created. I have uninstalled and reinstalled still have a problem (dated 7/14/09). I had originally started by upgrading the RAM in this desktop because my laptop is just too small for my aging eyes, lol. I had also bought a new Samsung Monitor. So as if I didn't know any better, I upgraded the RAM AND hooked up the new monitor to the system at the same time and the darn monitor would only show the Dell screen and the loading windows screen then blank. Well I hooked it back up to the TV I had it hooked to prior AND removed the RAM and now I see this error message, which I am assuming is probably the whole issue although why does it work on this APEX TV as opposed to my Samsung Monitor?!?!?! ... Read more

A:Solved: nVidia Video Issues

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Why can't I find where my 3d and open gl settings are? I see everything else, but I can see these. According to the book, they should be there. I've downloaded the newest drivers from nvidia. This is a new card to a newly built pc. 256 mb.
 

A:FX NVIDIA 5200 Video Card

They should be in Display Properties in Control Panel. Open up Display, then click on Settings, then click on the Advanced Button. Then you should see your settings. If they are not there its becuase the driver is not correctly installed or the AGP Acceleration is turned Off on that Advanced page.
 

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I have a 31 minute download for nvidia driver. Which one runs the computer. Direct X or the Nvidia. When you type Dxdiag.exe and it shows all the things for Direct X. Video and all. Is nvidia just on there for show? Could not really understand why both of them are on there? If not really needed, don't want to spend a half an hour downloading something I don't need.
Thanks
 

A:which runs video DirectX or nvidia

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I have a Asus P5B motherboard with the nVidia 650i chipset.

Anyone know if the mobo/chipset is compatible with ATI Video cards?
 

A:nVidia Chipset and ATI Video Card

1. please post in the correct forum - audio/video
2. video cards generally are not dependant on mobo chipsets. (there are a few exceptions.) If you have a slot, you should be able to use it with the right drivers. If you have integrated video you will need to turn it off in BIOS.
 

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I have an Nvidia GeForce 4 MX 420. it is giving me sever problems when it comes do to running cinematic features in half to the majority of my computer games and i have been unable to figure out how to fix this problem. Can anyone help out here?:angry2:

A:Nvidia Video Card Problems

Try looking here. You can download new drivers from nvidia also.

http://www.nvidia.com/page/support_faqs.html

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Hello,

I have an i7 with windows 7 (32Bit) installed and GeForce 9800 GT.
I used to connect my pc to the TV via s-video and it usually worked until 2 weeks ago, it just stopped.
So I thought the problem must be with the cable, so I replaced but it's not working.

I even updated nvidia's driver, didn't work. (version 8.17.12.5896)

I have attached a screenshot of the nvidia control panel. I have tried all possible settings and even though it is detecting the "TV", it's still not working.

Any advise please?
 

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im usually used to these sort of things like second nature, but i have NO CLUE at all in the world of graphics/video cards chips or whatever. ive spent the last 3 hours doing nothing at all trying to understand this...

My computer has an NVIDIA RIVA TNT2 model64 pro video board. i have no clue at all what this is, but i know its what i have. The problem is that i want to play the Sims 2 (and other games later on), but the graphics are all slow and choppy. going through troubleshooting, it says i need a new 'driver', or, the latest driver provided by the video card chipset.

i have no idea what to get, how to get them, in what order and would really like it if someone could tell me what i should do (in simple terms), or just explain it all to me.

thanks to anyone who helps.

A:Video Card, Drivers, Nvidia? Help?

Here are the driver links at the Nvidia Home Page.Nvidia drivers Win98Nvidia drivers XP/W2kNvidia drivers XP Media Center

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I have a tvout svideo connection on my video card and I have connected it to my tv, however I can't get it to work. Do I need software to run this application? I would like to view my monitor on my tv screen. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks.

Neesh
 

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Hi there guys can someone suggest good video converters that support Nvidia Nvenc?

A:Video convertor that uses Nvidia Nvenc.

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I'm not sure how  the nVidia GTX 960M and the Intel HD Graphics 530 work together in my Inspiron L7559. I think the intel is designated as a secondary and the nVidia as a primary. I can't seem to find an explanation anywhere. If I right click the desktop and click on Display Properties, the Intel control panel pops up, not the nVidia. There is however the option to open the nVidia control panel. Are the adapters switched depending on the demand of the application? Do they somehow work in conjunction with one another?

A:L7559 video, Intel + nVidia

It's the other way around.  The nVidia GPU is secondary;  the Intel is primary.  All video data passes through the Intel GPU on its way to the screen -- even if it's processed by the nVidia GPU.
The nVidia GPU is called into use when needed or when you select it on a per-application basis.  
There is no way to make the nVidia GPU primary - the Intel one is hardwired to that role.

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Hey there,
I just purchased an LCD TV which is now in the same room as my computer (a relatively new Dell system running Windows XP)...anyways I use my S-Video cable so that I can watch movies from my PC on my LCD TV...I have two questions...
1. When I play widescreen movies from my PC, the letterbox is still present on the LCD (which is 16:9) is there ANY WAY i can have the movies from my PC fill up my entire LCD TV without any letterboxing?
2. When I play movies, the resolution on the TV is excellent...but my desktop seems to be a little hazy, is there any way I can improve this?
Thanks a lot!
-Mike
 

A:NVIDIA, an LCD TV, and S-VIDEO: WIDESCREEN PROBLEMS

You may be able to use a different type of connection to get a better picture.

Can you tell us what type of outputs are on the video card on your PC and also whats inputs the LCD TV will accept.

For example, if the LCD TV has a PC input then you use that for the best picture.

Cheers

Craig
 

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My in game graphics on almost all games is weird and screwed up, i got this error twice:



AND

Any and all help is appreciated.

A:NVIDIA video driver crash

Are you overclocking your video card at all? The error is exactly as it says. The video driver crashed for some reason, but luckily nvidia drivers are built to recover/reset when this happens rather than hanging the entire system.

I have found this driver version to be very helpful for my nvidia graphic issues.

257.15

Download it from here.

http://laptopvideo2go.com/nvidia/255...15_winxp64.exe

That is the 64bit version I assume you need by looking at your OS you listed.

Please install and try this then reply back if it helped your problem.

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i want to know which video card is better suited: nvidia or ati.
-what are pros and cons of both?
-how does the numbering system of both work?

about the set up:
-dual monitor set up
-i want to play new games but old games (20 years old) as well.
-i do not want to overclock, and just use 1 video card.
-reliability is more important than performance, the video card should be stable and be used for a long time.
 

A:nvidia or ati video card best suited

if it is a intel chipset m/b then nvidia

amd then ati

the higher the number is the newer version of the card

video cards and psu upgrades go hand in hand
 

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Hello all!

I've seen a lot of posts about this online whilst I've been Googling over the past couple days, but most of the time the threads end without a solution or they're about *nix operating systems.

I got a new desktop and decided I'd use the old machine as a media server, where I could keep my iTunes library, stream Netflix movies, etc. The machine runs Windows Vista Ultimate 32, and has a GeForce 9500 GT with 2 DVI output slots and one S-Video output slot. My TV is an older 4:3 CRT TV with S-video in, and RCA yellow, red, and white inputs. I already have a cable that converts the headphone jack to RCA red and white, so audio works fine. Video is a different story.

If I turn off the computer while the S-Video is attached and then turn it back on, the BIOS displays on the TV, so I know the card and the S-Video jack are functional. But once Windows starts up, there's no display on the TV, like it's not getting a signal.

I downloaded the latest driver from NVIDIA, but I'm having no luck, not even in the NVIDIA control panel. It's like I can't convince the video card that something is plugged into the SVideo port and that it should start pushing video through there. No resolution change I have tried has made any difference - I've gone all the way down to 800X600 and still nothing.

While getting the S-Video to work properly would be the most preferred option, I'm open to any suggestion that could work - ie, is there... Read more

A:S-Video out on NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT, 512 Mb

Trying running a Windows Update, it's a long shot. Seems like it stops working you get onto your operating system, an issue with vista perhaps?
 

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