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A strange question about video driver

Q: A strange question about video driver

If I am not mistaken, as I remembered that X240 packs with Intel HD Graphics 4400. I wonder why it is now shown "Intel HD Graphics Family". Even though I have updated the latest driver from Lenovo websites, but it stay still. I wonder if vo has changed its name to this or it is because my laptop has occured any errors?Also, I want to ask is Windows 10 normal with memory took up like this and disk percentage either? I think it is kind of too high... I only have 4GB of RAM installed, and 73% is kind of too high with just three tabs of Chrome are opening...

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Preferred Solution: A strange question about video driver

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.)

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This has got to be the strangest thing ever to happen to me. I had an AGP ATI video card with 256 mb on board which I do not remember the exact model number. It was about 8 years old. I have recently bought a flat screen 1080i 24 inch led TV which works great as a monitor ( and I mean great) Eventually the ATI card went bad and a friend had lying around an older NVIDIA TNT2 model 64 pro64 with only 64 meg on board. I almost flipped out to find that this older NVIDIA card was a 100 times better. Now everything is so crystal clear even at 1920 by 1080 my screen looks almost like an apple retina display. even the colors are so much brighter. The biggest complaint I had with the ATI card was poor contrast which I blamed on my TV/monitor, But no more. How could this possibly be? it makes absolutely no sense.
 

A:Very strange video question (:

Not sure. But I had an opposite experience many years ago. I had a p2 300 with an ATi Rage Fury Pro (I think) and played EV Nova on it, shortly after I built a 1Ghz Athlon Thunderbird system and had a GF2MX 32Meg card and it didn't look as good as the ATi.

Perhaps you didn't have the correct/best driver installed.
 

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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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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.

Regards,
Golden

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I have a Dell M7710 running Windows 10.  The machine has an Nvidia Quadro M5000M GPU.  I use it primarily for Photoshop.  I'm trying to update my driver.  The Nvidia site shows 377.11-quadro-grid-desktop-notebook-win10-64bit-international-whql.exe as the driver recommended for Photoshop on Windows 10 64-bit.  The Dell site provides two driver downloads: Video_ISV_Driver_33M6J_WN32_21.21.13.7586_A01.EXE and nVIDIA-Quadro-K-and-M-series_Graphics-Driver_G1Mt4_WIN_22.21.13.8266_A00.EXE.  Assuming that A01 and A00 are BIOS versions, my BIOS is 1.14.4, 7/28/2017.
Any thoughts on which driver to install?

A:Video driver question

A00 and A01 are not BIOS versions.  Dell just uses that nomenclature for tracking releases of a given entity, such as a driver for a particular device.  They do ALSO use that nomenclature for BIOS releases, although that seems to be going away on newer systems in favor of typical decimal releases, e.g. 1.2.5.In terms of which type of driver to use, ISV drivers are typically tested to a higher standard and/or tuned to work with certain applications, so for the applications they are built for, they can be faster and/or more stable.  That's obviously useful if you use those applications, and in fact some ISVs require you to use ISV drivers to get support from them, but all that extra testing and tuning means that they aren't always the most current release, and therefore for OTHER applications, you might be better served by being on the LATEST drivers rather than the latest ISV drivers.  I don't know if Photoshop is an ISV-optimized application.  I think it might only be for things like CAD, animation, modeling, etc.  But the NVIDIA site might tell you.
In terms of Dell vs NVIDIA as sources you can get regular and ISV drivers from both sources.  I tend to prefer NVIDIA because Dell can take a while to make updated drivers available on their site.  Theoretically Dell tests new drivers on their hardware before releasing them, but I don't know how extensive that is -- and of course at some point they stop bothering to post new... Read more

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I have a friends computer (Toshiba M35X- Satelite)
Anyhow it was very reluctant to run XP. When I finally got it to run in safe mode I did a system restore and it ran again (temporarily).

I defragmented the disc. I also looked to see the drivers installed. They all seemed to be working fine with no question marks.

I am afraid to turn the computer off so I just put it on sleep mode.

Everything is working fine. But I did notice on the Display in Device Settings has 2 of the exact same drivers listed.

I double checked the Device Settings on my Dell and there is only one Display driver?

So I am wondering if the conflicting drivers for the same Video Card are creating Windows XP to BlueScreen and make it so difficult to load Windows.

Any insight?
 

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I know this is probably a stupid question but...How do i uninstall a video card driver?

P4 2.0 g
windows 98se
nvidia g4 ti4200
512m ddr
 

A:video card driver question

if it is a detonator you should be able to go to start, settings, control panel, addremove software, detonator drivers
 

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When the video driver isn't installed, does the cpu takes this task(video) ? I mean, the video ship wont heat up because it isn't being use.

A:When video driver isn't installed question!

Hi ... You must be using the Standard VGA as no Driver is Installed ... It would be best to Install the Driver have you tried the HP Website ? ...

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I have a ATI Radeon Xpress 200 Series video card, first off is this an ok one? And second off do you need to continually download a new updated driver for the video card? And if you do, do you have to remove your current one before you download the new one? Any help would be great!

A:Question About A New Video Card Driver

How to update a Windows hardware driverI wouldn't bother updating to the latest driver unless you are having problems. If it aint broke don't fix it.

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Hey Hey,

I am still having that;

Runtime Error: R6025- Pure Virtual Function Error with the game James Bond: Nightfire

So i decided i'd try upgrading my video card driver hoping it'd fix the problem...

I realized i have no idea what the latest driver version is...lol

i am wondering if anyone knows; i have a

64mb DDR Nvidia GeForce 4 MX 420 w/TV Output

Properties...
Driver Date: 4/8/2002
Driver Version: 2.8.4.1

Thanks Lot!
 

A:Video Card Driver Question...

brown
you can get the latest drivers at www.nvidia.com
click on dowload drivers,
next screen highlight graphics drivers, Geforce and TNT and pick your operating system. The latest versions for Windows 95, 98, Me, XP, 2000 are 41.09 and are self extracting. Just keep clicking I agree and Next to install them. Restart.
 

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would I be able to download the drivers for this card

BFG GeForce 7300GS 256MB PCI-E Video Card DVI/TV-Out

from the manufacturer's web site?

thanks
 

A:Solved: video card driver question

yes .....xp? http://www.nvidia.com/object/winxp_169.21_whql.html
 

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I went to the UFC's website and clicked on one of the video's they had embedded in their scrolling news on the home page. The screen went black and then came back, saying that the video driver had shutdown and recovered. I refreshed the page, assuming it was just a glitch. I clicked the same video to watch it and my computer seized up and I got a blue screen. I didn't have enough time to read everything on the blue screen, but I caught a little bit saying that Windows had encountered an error with the video driver and needed to shut down. The computer rebooted a bit sluggishly, but now appears to be fine. Any ideas as to whether this is a problem with my video card's driver or the video on the site? Videos elsewhere work fine.
 

A:Video caused video driver to crash, reboot, and then blue screen.

Hi,

First you can download Speccy to check the temprature of the display card,mainboard to see whether it's normal:
http://www.piriform.com/speccy
Then you can try to reinstall the driver of the display card or upgrade the driver.
 

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I upgraded my reconditioned (2008/06/10) Acer Aspire M1641 from Vista Home Premium to Windows 7 home premium, because under Vista I could not use a second video adapter from a different card manufacturer while using the on-board video (Vista apparently does not allow heterogeneous graphics). At the same time I bought a different video card, being a GeForce 8400 GS from Galaxy. The Win7 upgrade worked OK, but when I put in the PCI Express-16 8400 video card, the M1641 worked using the video from that card, but could not see (in Device Manager) the motherboard video adapter (NVIDIA GeForce 7050), nor could Belarc Advisor detect the GeForce 7050. I had downloaded and installed the latest NVIDIA driver for Win7 (191.07_desktop_win7_winvista_32bit_english_whql.exe) which is said to handle both GeForce 7000 and 8000 series. My questions -
1. Do I need a BIOS update and if so what BIOS file do I need,
2. Do I need driver updates for the M1641 for Win 7,
3. Do I need to go back to Vista to be able to use 2 (homogeneous) video adapters and 2 monitors so I can have the larger desktop area I need to do my work?

And incidentally, how do I set folders to remember their settings in W7? I carefully get a folder looking the way I want that particular folder to look and set its position, then next time I open it it has forgotten....

All help and suggestions gratefully received and acknowledged.

TIA

A:W7 does not see motherboard video when 2nd video adapter present + W7 folder question

By default when you install a Video card, it disables the onboard video. You can enable it again in the bios, if that is what you want, but this always causes problems. Your Video card should have 2 outputs (DVI and VGA) to run 2 monitors already, you don't need to enable the onboard video.

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I have recently purchased Dell Monitor S2240T. It is full HD Monitor with touch interface.
I have windows 10 OS installed on my Dell Laptop, Inspiron 640M(2006 Model). Not having the HDMI or DVI ports on my laptop.  
Other Laptop Specification:
Genuine Intel CPU, T2050, Dual Core processor 1.60Ghz*2, 3GB RAM, 32 bit Operative system, x86-based Processor, 14.1" WXGA+ Ultra Sharp TFT Laptop Display, Intel(R) Media Accelerator 950 Graphics upto 224MB shared system Memory, Intel 945GM Chipset.

In order to get full Resolution of 1920*[email protected], I need to Install the windows 10 Chipset driver and video card driver. Right now the resolution is 1024*[email protected]
Kindly help me to resolve the issue so that I can get, full use of Newly bought monitor. Otherwise screen is blurry, whitish and pages open like spreaaad-sheet.
Please provide me link to download the aforesaid drivers or kindly suggest any other option to get 1920*1080 resolution.
Thanks

A:Windows 10 chipset driver and video card driver for Dell Inspiron 640M - 2006 model

You will not get win 10 video or chipset drivers for the old laptop since they don't exist, so you have to make do with lower resolutions on the new monitor. Touch will not work on the old laptop. Time to upgrade to a new computer!

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I have an e Machine T-series with Ati Radeon xpress 200 series. recently the borders and text in any window started becoming very "fuzzy looking", making it very difficult to read text.. I tried the system recovery with no change. Should I try to update the video drivers from a a download site or, replace the card on the board? plz help, I cant afford a new computer. thanks so much.
 

A:Updating video driver vs replacing video card

if this has degraded overtime and was not fixed with a restore of the system it's probably a hardware issue and won't be fixed by a driver update. Have you checked to be sure it's not the monitor? Do you have another video card you can try just to see if that fixes the issue?
 

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So I recently decided to update my graphics for the new Battlefront and got a pop up from Catalyst Control asking if I wanted to activate some 'super high' setting for my Toshiba 32BV702B 32" tv. I foolishly clicked okay and now my tv won't display any video.

I'm not sure where to go to turn that setting off but I can get back my video by plugging in a DVI output at the same time. I just use this extra monitor for when stuff breaks cause the BIOS options don't show on HDMI output - right now it's allowing the TV to display the picture but if I remove that cable the video goes again. I'm guessing it's a different video profile when they're both plugged in from when they aren't or something and I don't know how to make changes to just the TV when both are plugged in for me to be able to see.

Any help would be much appreciated.
Kind regards,
Nick

Extra info:
AMD Radeon HD 7800 4gb card
Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
TV Resolution, when DVI plugged in: 1920 x 1080 32-bit 30hz - Generic PnP Monitor

If you need any further info about my setup just let me know and I'll try to provide it asap.
 

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It shows two drivers with errors, mobile 4 series express microsoft wddm 1.1.  If I delete them and reboot, they both come back.  The lenovo system update does not recommend a newer video driver, the intel tools don't find it, if I manually download and try to run the win10 one for x64 systems it says it does not meet the minimum system requirements.  Some searching shows it to be a 4500 series type driver so I would think it would have worked.  Any ideas?

A:R500 video driver issue - is there a win10 driver ...

Are you running 32-bit or 54-bit windows 10? Does your R500 have integrated or discreet graphics?

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i would like to know how to download hp  pavilion dv6000 video driver for windows 7

A:I need driver for Hp pavilion dv6000 video driver for win7

Intel or nVidia video?

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Ok so, I've got a Dell Dimension 3000, 2.8GHz Pentium 4, 512mb ram.

Im doing an upgrade due to my lack of a video card and sufficient ram for games. *I'm upgrading strictly for gaming*
I'm adding ram, going to have a total of 2gigs. Did it on crucial and it should work fine.
Now as many of you already know the Dimension 3000 only has PCI video card slots. So, I did some research and found the best possible card for my mobo. (At least I think) The x1550:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16814103031
And just recently I saw this:
http://www.hexus.net/content/item.php?item=8982
But can't find it anywhere in stores, could someone show me where that is available? To my knowledge that would be better than the x1550, right?
Also, what kind of Shaders and Vertex shaders do these have?

Well assuming I'm getting the x1550 how do I determine if the video card is compatible with my monitor? *This is my main concern*

Another question, again assuming I'm getting the x1550, I see the recommended PSU is 420W. Now, my original dell PSU is a 250W. So I'm convinced theres no way I'll be running this card without a PSU upgrade. I went to pcpower cooling's site, went to the compatible PSU's for my dimension 3000 and found this:
http://www.pcpower.com/Dell/Dimension/Dimension-3000.html

I've read about alot of PSU's falsely stating the wattage due to some rubbish about the ampage on the 12v rail or something, can so... Read more

A:Big Video card compatiblity question + power question

I am also using Dell Dimension 3000, and I upgraded all Video Card, RAM and PSU already, so I think I can help you a little bit here.

First, which games do you want to play? Because if you want to play newest games, then I'm sorry, you will have to buy a whole new computer. X1550 and 2gb of DDR RAM won't help you anymore.

Second, as far as I know, X1550 is the best for PCI now, but X1300 is really slightly behind. Many people believe they are the same. You can easily buy X1300 from newegg. You bought mine with $20.00 cheaper from eBay, but I guess money is not really your problem anyway.

Third, I have used X1300 and FX5500 and didn't see any problem with Dell Monitor at all. The only thing you need to be careful if you decide to buy X1300 is that there are two kind of X1300. Don't buy the Small Factor version because it is made for special kind of computer, and it won't fit into your case. The one you should buy look like this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814129062

Fourth, even though many people suggest that we should only use Dell PSU because the other PSU won't fit into the case, I am actually using this one of Antec: http://reviews.pricegrabber.com/power-supplies/m/601582/
It fits perfectly.
And yes, PSU upgrade is a good idea. I believe my system is working very well, so you should have at least 350W PSU. DON'T buy cheap PSU.

Fifth, you may knew already since you've used cruical website ... Read more

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Ok so, I've got a Dell Dimension 3000, 2.8GHz Pentium 4, 512mb ram.

Im doing an upgrade due to my lack of a video card and sufficient ram for games. *I'm upgrading strictly for gaming*
I'm adding ram, going to have a total of 2gigs. Did it on crucial and it should work fine.
Now as many of you already know the Dimension 3000 only has PCI video card slots. So, I did some research and found the best possible card for my mobo. (At least I think) The x1550:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16814103031
And just recently I saw this:
http://www.hexus.net/content/item.php?item=8982
But can't find it anywhere in stores, could someone show me where that is available? To my knowledge that would be better than the x1550, right?
Also, what kind of Shaders and Vertex shaders do these have?

Well assuming I'm getting the x1550 how do I determine if the video card is compatible with my monitor? *This is my main concern*

Another question, again assuming I'm getting the x1550, I see the recommended PSU is 420W. Now, my original dell PSU is a 250W. So I'm convinced theres no way I'll be running this card without a PSU upgrade. I went to pcpower cooling's site, went to the compatible PSU's for my dimension 3000 and found this:
http://www.pcpower.com/Dell/Dimension/Dimension-3000.html

I've read about alot of PSU's falsely stating the wattage due to some rubbish about the ampage on the 12v rail or ... Read more

A:Big Video card compatiblity question + power question

Google your PC and said you have a 250 Watt power supply (may be true or not but hey..its Cnet that said it) On Newegg it said that the 1550 needs a 420 watt or greater...From those numbers well...You'll need a new power supply. Or you can just upgrade =D
 

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I have experiencing problem with my Dell XPS 15z laptop. The video is choppy and sometimes display driver stops working. I am not even able to update windows and update fails during configuration. I did a dell PC diagnostics for any hardware issues but found none.

When I shutdown the PC I get an error programs need to be closed with an option of "Force ShutDown" but in the list of programs I don't see any programs. I have Kaspersky antivirus installed. Could it be a virus ?

Thanks
Chetan

A:Video choppy, long time to reboot or shutdown, video driver stops working, invisible programs do not close properly

Try uninstalling the video driver via Device Manager...then rebooting and reinstalling same.

<<I am not even able to update windows...>>

Exactly what are you doing...and what happens? Error messages? You access the Win Update website?

Louis

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This topic will be used to update our users when new drivers for Windows Vista are released.Windows Vista Display DriversATI Windows Vista Drivers (LDDM)https://support.ati.com/ics/support/default...amp;folderID=27Nvidia Windows Vista Drivers (LDDM)http://www.nvidia.com/object/winvista_75.03.htmlWindows Vista Audio DriversNvidia nForce Audio DriversWindows Vista Network DriversNvidia nForce Network DriversWell i have Nvida Gforce 2 3d Card "N" Vista having problem's With display driver Can you tell me Any solution abt this ...?Please...

A:nVidia driver question from Vista Driver List

Split from another topic.

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Hello, and thanking you in advance for any help.I am looking to install the follow drive: Samsung, flash memory card drive, model:FMD9410NDL1, but it is very dificalt for me. I made a lot of google searching but i am unable to find any soloution, or may i searching in the wrong way.some more information may helping you to understand more: SYSTEM INFORMATION:
Manufacturer Dell Inc.
Product Name Dell DM051
Serial Number 8WRZ52J
Chassis Mini tower
Infrared (IR) Supported No
Machine Type AT/AT COMPATIBLE
UUID 4C4C4544-0057-5210-805A-B8C04F35324A
Disk Space Disk C: 140 GB Available, 149 GB Total, 140 GB Free

OTHER DEVICES: (Where i have the Problem)

Problem device:
SM Bus Controller PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_27DA&SUBSYS_01D21028&REV_01\3&172E68DD&0&FB The drivers for this device are not installed.

Device ID PCI\VEN_8086DEV_27DASUBSYS_01D21028REV_01\3172E68DD0FB
Status 0x01802400 Has Problem
Problem 0x0000001c (28)
Capabilities 0x00000000
Config Flags 0x00000040
Class Unknown
Hardware IDs PCI\VEN_8086DEV_27DASUBSYS_01D21028REV_01
PCI\VEN_8086DEV_27DASUBSYS_01D21028
PCI\VEN_8086DEV_27DACC_0C0500
PCI\VEN_8086DEV_27DACC_0C05
Compatible IDs PCI\VEN_8086DEV_27DAREV_01
PCI\VEN_8086DEV_27DA
PCI\VEN_8086CC_0C0500
PCI\VEN_8086CC_0C05
PCI\VEN_8086
PCI\CC_0C0500
PCI\CC_0C05
Class GUID {4D36E97E-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
Location PCI bus 0, device 31, function 3
Bus number 0x00000000
Enumerator name PCI
Description SM Bus Controller
Driver {4D36E97E-E325-11CE-BFC1-0800... Read more

A:A Very Strange Driver-Please Help

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Okay, here's the deal; I just got a new barebone system from Fry's Electronics Outpost...And there's no place to plug in my monitor there is even the little monitor symbol down on the back of the computer near the COM ports, but no plug for the monitor. Anyone have any ideas what the freak is going on?
 

A:Strange question...

Check the specs on the system for a graphics card - my local comp store does bare bones systems which you need to put in your own.
 

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Any one here good with lasers and how they determine distance? I need to be able to use lasers to multiple distances and then upload them to a computer, and i have very little experience at this type of hardware. Anyone have good knowledge on this subject or can point me in the right direction? Thanks!
 

A:Strange Question

I'm not sure what you are asking but you can use something like this to measure distance.

http://www.distagage.com/newclassic51.html

You can find general knowlege here.

http://science.howstuffworks.com/laser10.htm
 

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Hi
I run a server which serves files and internet to about 30 client computers.
I now need to create some sort of VPN on a second server/computer using the same internet connection which can NOT allow discovery of that first server or any of its files. (basically 1 server and one VPN both working mutually exclusive from same internet source) the VPN and files on that second server also needs to be VERY secure.
any suggestions?

I was thinking of setting up a second computer and just run Himachi but how safe is that? how can I keep that computer and connecting users from discovering the second server?

It's a bit above my level so any advanced answers with noob explanations would rock
Thanks!!!
 

A:strange VPN set up question

Anyone?
 

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Strange question, but here -

I was in a Yahoo chat room the other day, and somebody became upset at another chatter. This person was able to enable some type of command within the chat room that literally locked up my computer, as well as everybody else’s I would guess. A series of never ending codes ran across my screen. The only thing I was able to do was to cut the power to my computer to get out. My guess is that it somehow locked up the CPU in some way, as it tried to process all of the continuous information.

I am curious what this was, and how the person did it (I am NOT looking for the specifics as far as trying it myself)

Thank-You.
 

A:A strange Question

Found this FYI>>>

http://ytunnel.digitalcitrus.com/faq/faq.php?display=faq&nr=8&catnr=1&prog=ytunnel&lang=en
 

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Removed

Removed Removed
 

A:Strange question...

The motherboard temperature sensor is not on the surface of a chip package or somewhere inside the heatsink
The exact location depends on your motherboard model.. Grab a magnifying glass and look for some interesting bits?

Mind you, by messing around with superglue, you may have done more harm than good. The glue+heatsink combinarion may have worse thermal conductivity than just plain airflow over the chip.
 

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I am trying to clean up a computer that belongs to a guy I work with. It was a mess. I have a question. There isn't that many programs on this thing but over 13 GBs used on the hard drive. I don't understand. I have tried to defrag and it gets to 28% and doesn't get any further. How can I tell what is on this thing?
 

A:Strange Question

Defrag in safe mode

get either or both of these

EasyCleaner http://personal.inet.fi/business/toniarts/ecleane.htm

Use the clear files and Unnecessary files buttons - I do not recommend
using the Duplicates files button as many dupes are there on purpose.

Crap Cleaner - http://www.ccleaner.com/ccdownload.asp
 

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Hey all, I have a friend with who asked me a very weird question. He said "Is it possible to know if a cd or dvd has been copied." He meant this as in, is there anything that happens to the original disc, can somebody tell if an original disc has been used to aid in copying. For why he wants to know this I honestly do not know as he is been very secretive like he normally is (hhmm fishy). Anyway I told him that I don't think its possible at all to tell if an orignal disc has been used to make a copy, but he wanted me to ask around lol. Does anyone else think an original disc would show clues whether it has been used in the aiding of copying lol.

Cheers.
 

A:Strange CD + DVD Question

As far as I know one can't tell weather an original has been copied, but one can usually tell is a disk is the original or not. Original have special numbers, label etc. which can't be copied as they are physically on the disk.
One can tell the difference between an Original cd of NFS-UG2 for instance and a copy.
 

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Now I am building a system for a friend, using an Asus rampage III Gene motherboard.

I went to there website to get there list of supported ram, now there list gives me a part number for the ram while most sites that I buy ram from give a ram model number.

Now my question is how do I convert the part # to the model #?

I had once found a site that converted it for me but no longer can find it, now if someone could point me to a site or describe to me how to translate it I would appreciate it.

I apologize if this is posted in the wrong area.

Thanks for any and all help.
 

A:Strange Ram question.

try
www.crucial.com
http://www.crucial.com/store/listparts.aspx?model=Rampage II GENE
 

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I think i deleted the wrong thing can i recover it ?
 

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It helps if we know what you deleted...
 

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this is probably guna get me quite a bit of stick... but im adamant my dads having yet another affair with people who he meets on the net, as i cant control who he emails, i would like to control MSN...

i was wondering if there was a way of blocking MSN on HIS desktop only, but allowing me and my brother to use it too...
 

A:Bit of a strange question... but here goes

With all due respect, blocking him from MSN is not the solution.
 

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Hey guys,

I currently have a Toshiba Satellite A200 Laptop (Core2Duo 1.73Ghz, 1Gb RAM, GeForce Go 7300, Vista Home Premium).

When I attempt to play 1080p video (MKV/h.264) using Media Player Classic it will play fine for a while at around 45-65% CPU utilisation, however after a varying amount of time (2-20mins) the CPU utilisation will suddenly skyrocket to 100% and remain at this level, and the video will start lagging and be unwatchable.
When I restart the video on MPC and skip to the most recently watched part, the same issue of lag will again occur after a few minutes.

Video lag had been an issue previously using VLC player but after I found MPC and installed CoreAVC I had been able to watch 1080p videos without any problems.
I currently have CoreAVC 1.7 installed. I have also tried installing the K-lite Codec Mega Pack, as well as uninstalling various programs such as PowerDVD and Nero360 to see if this made any difference, but have not been able to come up with any solution.

I have updated by graphics drivers to the latest version from the product page for my laptop on the Toshiba website, yet there is no discernible difference. I have also tried using a variety of media players, including Zoom player, KMPlayer and GOM player.

Any help would be MUCH appreciated. A poster on another forum suggested the issue may be related to buffer underrun or hard drive cache settings and referred me to these forums, however I am unsure of how to proceed in resolving this is... Read more

A:Need Help With Strange HD Video Issue!

Originally Posted by mcw


Hey guys,

I currently have a Toshiba Satellite A200 Laptop (Core2Duo 1.73Ghz, 1Gb RAM, GeForce Go 7300, Vista Home Premium).

When I attempt to play 1080p video (MKV/h.264) using Media Player Classic it will play fine for a while at around 45-65% CPU utilisation, however after a varying amount of time (2-20mins) the CPU utilisation will suddenly skyrocket to 100% and remain at this level, and the video will start lagging and be unwatchable.
When I restart the video on MPC and skip to the most recently watched part, the same issue of lag will again occur after a few minutes.

Video lag had been an issue previously using VLC player but after I found MPC and installed CoreAVC I had been able to watch 1080p videos without any problems.
I currently have CoreAVC 1.7 installed. I have also tried installing the K-lite Codec Mega Pack, as well as uninstalling various programs such as PowerDVD and Nero360 to see if this made any difference, but have not been able to come up with any solution.

I have updated by graphics drivers to the latest version from the product page for my laptop on the Toshiba website, yet there is no discernible difference. I have also tried using a variety of media players, including Zoom player, KMPlayer and GOM player.

Any help would be MUCH appreciated. A poster on another forum suggested the issue may be related to buffer underrun or hard drive cache settings and referred me to these forums, however I am un... Read more

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When I plug my monitor into the onboard port it will not work unless I install a video card. If I try to use the video card It won’t work. The only way I can get my onboard video to work is by installing a video card that won’t run the monitor. WTF am I missing here. I had a hell of a time getting the driver installed for the onboard video, anyway I got it but I still need this useless ati vid card? Does it matter which video goes to 1st in bios agp or pci ? mine is safe at agp. Anyway any help would be much appriciated
 

A:strange video behavior

why wont anyone answer me om this one ?
 

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I have a system that all of a sudden does not display video after the W7 splash screen. This system has a graphics card in it and I had disabled the motherboards graphics port in the BIOS a couple years ago when I built it.

It has worked well ever since I built it but has changed due to either someone messing with it or maybe a windows update.

I currently have the system connected to a TV with an HDMI cable, but I have confirmed with an old monitor, it does the same using the VGA port.

I have also tried to repair using the Windows Repair Disk which strangely enough goes blank after the "Loading Files" screen.

All three options of safe mode stop after a certain amount of files that load. The screen does not go black here; it simply remains frozen with the file list showing.

I tried to do a fresh install of W10 and again goes black after the loading files.

Sorry I am being vague about the Hardware as I would typically look it up from the control panel and the boxes I had for the mother board, processor, GPU, etc are somewhere in the house and will have to find them.

Any ideas on what is going on? Maybe I need ot go into the bios and re-enable the onboard graphics and try that way.

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I have a custom computer, with parts I can't desribe from heart. Either way I have a quite strange problem I reckon.
When I start my computer, everything seems fine. Once I get into windows, all good. Though as soon as I start a video file, either on computer or e.g. YouTube, the computer hangs. The only temp solution is to pull the plug. If I only reboot, the computer only says that there is no keyboard detected (!). Though if I either switch of the powersource or pull the plug, then the keyboard error upon reboot is gone, and once again I get into windows. Though as soon as hitting a website with any kind of video file the system stalls.
I have already purchased a new power sourse, as a friend thought it might be simply lack of power. Though the problem persists still. I am thinking it might be the video card, but I think that would be strange since windows still is working with full grafics.
Still I think it would be a hardware problem, dunno why, just think so with by base experince with computers.
I would be very thankful for any suggestions, as well as ideas how to check them.

A:Strange XP Video Issue

Hi disa, and welcome to TSF.

Some ststem specs would be good. If you don't know how, post back.

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Hello everybody, I entered computer hell a few months ago when my completely ancient geforce2 gts 32 meg graphics card stopped rendering polygons.

Now, I figured this would be just the end of the card's life. It was something like three or four years old and the fan had stopped working on it. I had since replaced most every other part of my machine save the graphics card, so I lived with my machine not rendering 3d anything until I could afford a new card.

Well I got a geforce4 128 meg card, and when I installed it my computer still would not render polygons. I reformatted my machine and tried again, and it worked... for about 48 hours.

It may not be important, but I played Knights of the Old Republic on the fresh format solidly until my wife wanted a game of Diablo, so I installed Diablo, played a game, and when I went back to KotOR the game didn't load (see below). I went on to install the rest of my games and try them with similar results, some of which are listed below.

My current machine I've built myself, it's got:

duron 1.8 ghz processor
foxconn 748k7aa 400 mhz fsb mainboard
768 mb of ddr 400 ram
onboard sound (at the moment, I've got an audigy one I yanked out to see if that was maybe causing issues)
geforce4 mx 4000 agp with 128 meg o ram

None of these parts were installed in my machine when the problem first came up, so I have to assume it's either a software conflict of some kind or:

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A:Strange Video Bug (games)

... GPU doesn't have its own fan? Its probably the GPU overheating..

buy a zalman gpu fan (best out there that I know of) and if that doesn't fix it,
update to the latest nVidia forceware drivers from thier website.

And what do you mean it won't render polygons? Polygons are a shape..
Does it not render shapes well?

The PSU looks fine, (but how old?)

Could be the optical drive, since these games have to load files from a CD,
that could be causing the problems.

Solutions: but a GPU fan, buy a new optical CD-Drive.
 

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I'm having a few issues, and just wanted to see if anyone else has had this happen, or may know what causes it.

First, this could be related, I'm not sure, a few days ago I ran GPUZ and CPUZ, clicking through the tabs and realized my video card was set at Pci-Express x4 1.1. I reseated the card several times, cleaned the pci-e slot, then used my secondary pci-e power connectors, and finally it's running as it should @ x16. I'm not sure how long it was like that, the performance decrease wasn't noticeable. (I'm actually curious if it was just reporting it wrong, because my benchmarks were extremely close; Counter Strike: Source| Video Stress test 216fps at x4, then when I fixed it, 224fps. All settings maxed. This all happened two days ago, and has been fine since fixing it, but..
Now, and this never happened before, and started right after that issue, sometimes when I boot up, if I right click the desktop, and select 'Refresh', the screen go's black for a moment, for about exactly 1 second, not long enough for the monitor to say (no video), but close. Once or twice it did do that though. Once yesterday while browsing this forum, it started, but this time it only did it if I tried to scroll up or down a thread. I minimized my browser, and tried to select refresh at the desktop, to see if it was the same bug, and it did it, I had to restart the machine.
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A:Strange video issues

I can only guess at this, of course, but that certainly sounds like it could be a failing video card. But it could also be due to a under-powered or failing power supply or even bad or faulty RAM.

The symptoms are very similar to TDR events, but since you are not getting any messages (Display Driver xxx stopped responding and was recovered") then we can assume it is not that, for now.

Try the new drivers. Make sure you are doing a clean driver install when dealing with video issues.

Also test to see if advanced graphics trigger the events by changing the desktop from an Aero theme to one of the basic themes. When I refresh my desktop it is nearly instantaneous - I can barely see the flash. Your video is dogging down to perform that simple task.

Also, look in your Event Viewer to see if there are any Critical Errors or Warnings that might point you in the right direction.

Hope that helps.

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My laptop boots up fine(I think). It makes all of the neccesary noises, hd. cd. and everything but 6\7 times the video is wonky. the lowers 2\3is a light blue and the upper third is dark blue. There are 2 verticle bars that run from top to bottom in it. a light green one that is stationary and a black one that moves in accordance with the touch pad. I have tried enabling and disabling the video drivers via the recovery console with no luck. The system never(even when the picture is clear) boots to windows, always gets bsod.(c000021a 0x0000005) followed closely by d0000144 error. I believe the monitor is bad but I want to be sure before going there. I would like to enable the external monitor port via recovery console if any one can help. No I can not do it via bios, I already tried. yes I have tried scanning the memory, all is well in their world. Tried scanning hd, same. I fear that the laptop is just trying to piss me off.

The starts are as follows:

windows xp home
inspiron B120
celeron M : 1.4 Ghz
512 mb ddr sdram

If any one has any ideas, please let me know. Thanks in advance for your help.

A:strange, erratic video

You do not need to go to the Recovery Console to run an external monitor. Depending on the make and model, you usually hit the FN key and one of the function keys, like F6 to toggle to the external monitor. I would also try updating your video driver.

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Hey- I just formatted my harddrive to clear out some old problems I was having. In the process I switched from win2kpro to XP. Everything starts fine to begin with, but after installing my linksys wireless card and restarting, the frequency gets all messed up, and I have no idea why. I'm in safe mode with networking at the moment. I've tried downloading the newest drivers, as well as powerstrip, but they do nothing. When I try to update windows, it hits me with [Error number: 0x8007043C] Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Video card: Nvidia Geforce MX/MX 400
Thanks,
~Brandon.
 

A:Strange Video problem.

try to boot from safe mode and either reinstall your video driver or lower the hardware acceleration in display properties > settings > advance > troubleshoot.
 

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Hi EveryoneI was looking for some type of connection that would go from a VCR to my pc to 'convert' the video to dvd and found these!I know what the three colored cables are and I know what the S-video connector is but the one at the other end .. has me stumped!It 'looks' like the typical S-video connector except it has 8 pins and does not fit any female connection that I have ever seen.Any ideas?Thanks,MC

A:Strange Video Connector

I found the answer.

Thanks anyway folks.

MC

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Hello and I hope someone can help. I have a laptop with an s-video out jack. When I connect it to my tv everything on the computer screen displays on my tv screen, but when I try to play a video file on my computer everything comes up but the video wont play on my tv screen. where the video is on the computer. It' all a black area on my tv. Any suggestions are much appreciated.
 

A:video out to TV acting strange.

Problem solved.
 

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Hello there,
I've searched the forum and cannot find my exact problem. I would dearly love some help! Whenever I try to play video with any player (real, windows media) the clip loads and starts and then the player screen goes blank. If I minimize the screen and then enlarge it again, the image will register for a second or two. I've tried removing and reinstalling the programs. Any ideas for a way to fix this?
Lots of appreciation for the help:
Thanks
 

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My friend and i are working on a new video and to make parts of it appear as though it is "streaming live via satellite", I decided to record with my webcam (Built in to the lid/monitor of my xps m1530). We recorded 4 small .avi files. However, we can not get them to play back. VLC gives us this:
Code:
No suitable decoder module:
VLC does not support the audio or video format "CVC1". Unfortunately there is no way for you to fix this.
When trying to play it back in Dell Webcam Center (that is what i used to record it), it plays but i get no audio.

Any ideas? thanks
 

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Hello there.

I've got this really bad issue with my windows seven 64 bits.

Everytime i try to see a video it simply crash and display a very strange screen...

Here is some screenshots :
ImageShack -

My PC :
Processor : Intel Q6600
Mothercard : NForce 680i SLI
Graphic Card : Nvidia 280GTX
Memory : 4x1GB
HD : 5 Seagate various size
Sound Card : Creative X-Treme Audio X-Fi

Any help will be appreciated

A:Video - Strange crash

I tried to install many versions of Seven but nothing work...
I also tried to replace the GTX280 by a 8800GT but same problem...

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