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New ATI card issue

Q: New ATI card issue

Hello- just got a new Radeon 3870. When I installed, I just downloaded the latest ATI drivers instead of using the bundled CDs, as they are usually out of date. Everything works fine, except in my device manager I get an unknown PCI device that I can only assume is the new card. I guess it isn't too big a deal, but I would like to make windows recognize the drivers if possible. Thanks!

Oh and it also claims to have an unknown multimedia controller, but my sound works fine (audigy 4). Maybe its the onboard sound controller?

Preferred Solution: New ATI card issue

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.

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A: New ATI card issue

Multimedia controllers are usually sound or TV adapters or similar.
Check the display adapters in device manager to see if it is listed.
It may be that the secondary display on the card doesn't have the driver
installed,but I would guess it is something else.
Right click on the uknown device and click properties.
Click the driver tab and click update driver.
Let windows search for a driver.
If it's the video card,it should find it.

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The computer's a year old, running XP, and my boyfriend and I have no idea what's wrong with it (it's his). I'd put in hardware support but I don't know which piece of hardware may be corrupted, exploding as we speak, or what.

It began last night. He's done this before -- he has two monitors, one meant for a TV (I believe) and another old computer screen. Normally it runs on the TV one because it's bigger. He switched to the older one to show me how he can adjust the settings so that it's all vertical. That was great and dandy and we didn't expect any issues. He's done it before and it really isn't doing much to the computer.

Later, after midnight, he goes to switch everything back to normal. First, the computer acts like the monitor is there but that it can't do anything -- it tries to go into sleep mode or something. Then I suggest he unplug, shut down, plug things back in normally, and power back up. This appears to work.

I was a bit happy then, until we got to the XP loading screen. It's going... and then after, it flashes, then goes black. Nothing comes up, nothing does anything.

And so the three hour saga of last night begins. We restart, we spam F8, we get into safe mode, he disables Nvidia but can't open the application. Nor does his mouse function in safe mode (I know some don't, but it really doesn't help the situation). I've used my laptop to bring up shortcut keys and we're functioning through everything that way. He restarts after disabling Nvidia, an... Read more

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Hello forum,
So I just updated my Nvidea graphics card, and for some reason after restarting my laptop, in order to install these files to the system, the "System Thread Exception Not Handled" Blue screen error flashed on my screen, and later redirected me to an automatic repair screen, which attempted to fix this issue.
I ended up restarting the laptop on safe mode, uninstall my Nvidea graphics card and completely reinstall it from scratch.
But for some reason it keeps giving me the same error each time I restart my laptop.
After some research online, apparently there's an issue with Avast and Nvidea?
You will find attached the SF Diagnostic Tool grab all option files needed to view the issue at hand.
Any help would greatly be helpful.
Many are saying that I've not been installing the corrent drivers, but that's not possible, as it's directly from the MSI website (GT70 0NE) linked to the official Nvidea website, saying that the driver includes my graphics card (680M).
While other people are saying that maybe Avast is causing some issue towards the graphics card?
I have the Avast 2014 Professional Antivirus.
Laptop Specs:
Windows 8.1
MSI Dragon Edition 2, GT70 0NE, Intel Core i7-3630QM CPU @ 2.40 GHz 64 bit
Intel HD Graphics 4000
Any help would greatly be appreciated, I'm currently running my laptop without the nVidea Graphics Card Drivers, and seems to be fine so far.

A:BSOD Graphics card issue/Avast Issue?

This appears to be a duplicate topic
The other one is here: BSOD System Thread Exception Not Handled Error/Nvidea Card

I responded to the other one.
You may want to PM a staff member to have this one deleted (to prevent confusion)

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Hi guys i've got a problem with my toshiba qosmio g20. I've had it running sweet on xp and i recently upgraded it to vista ultimate lite. It for some reason won't read my graphics card geforce 6600. it says the best driver is already installed for you called standard graphics adapter but thats wrong so i can't play games so im gonna put it back to xp but to do that is a mission. this laptop has raid harddrives so I need to install a driver. so i press f8 or whatever it is(can't remember) to enter the menu thing (this is at the blue screen before you enter the partition menu) it comes up with something like "please enter you manufactuers disk into the A:" but i don't have a floppydrive built in to be able. i've tryed usb floppydrivebut it doesn't read as A: so can use on of them. I've heard about useing nlite to put the drivers in a cd with the rebootstuff but i can't getit to read the drivers too. it was easy enough going to vista as you could insert a flash drive with drivers on it.

Please help me fix this or ill have to take it into a shop and pay them.

A:reboot issue and graphics card issue NVIDIA

Do you have AHCI or RAID as an option to select in BIOS?

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I am having problems with my internet connection and my connections tray in general. I keep losing my internet connection and then when I try to repair my connection, it doesn't respond. Nothing in the connections tray will respond. When I go to reboot, I get the message that the connections tray is not responding and I have to end it. Does anyone have any experience with this or know what might be happening? Today I called IBM .. I have an IBM Lenovo X61 Tablet .. they told me I needed to reinstall my drivers for my connectivity (they called it the wireless stack .. I downloaded something for power management, hot key driver, wireless card connections, access connections) .. I did that and am still having the same problem .. any suggestions? .. I would appreciate any help! ..


A:Wireless Card Issue or Software Issue

Welcome to TSG:
Things to try:
Change the wireless channel being used .1/6/11 in US
If standalone router,download and :install latest router firmware.
Do a stack repair.Pick your Operating system :

Stack repair for XP and Vista.
Courtesy of Johnwill of the Networking forum.

TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Windows Vista.

Start, All Programs\Accessories and right click on Command Prompt, select "Run as Administrator" to open a command prompt.

In the command prompt window that opens, type type the following commands:

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog

Reset IPv4 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log

Reset IPv6 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv6 reset reset.log

Reboot the machine.
TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Windows XP with SP2/SP3.

Start, Run, CMD to open a command prompt:

In the command prompt window that opens, type the following netsh commands..

Reset TCP/IP stack to installation defaults, type: netsh int ip reset reset.log

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults, type: netsh winsock reset catalog

Reboot the machine.
Take a look at the wireless network adapter in device manager.Look at the driver info.See if there is a more current adapter driver for that card on the pc makers web site.

Reset the router to it's default config.Hold the reset button in for at least 15 seconds.

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I just installed Windows 8 on my PC and am having a quirky issue on the desktop. Whenever I try to right click on the desktop, the screen flashes as if it is resetting itself, and then it goes back to the desktop photo. The menu never pops up. If I open a program or a folder, the right click menu shows up just fine. Is it disabled? Is there a fix?

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Well I just found this forum today, so I decided to ask this question.

About a year ago, I had to system restore, because my computer just kept FSODing on me. When I went through the system restore process with Dell, at the end of the process I got an error. I don't quite remember what it was, as it was so long ago.

Ever since then, my computer has been completely without sound. I have tried everything from installing/reinstalling/uninstalling drivers, to the most simplistic, such as checking if my speakers work, or are connected.

So far, nothing has brought me any closer to figuring out what this problem could be. I am pretty sure that somehow, my sound card (its an integrated one) has just fried or something, but I really dont know.

So... is my sound card busted? Or are my drivers just not working for some reason?

Thanks for your help in advance.

A:Sound Card issue, or driver issue?

System restore . . .

System restore or system recovery? Did wipe the old operating system out and reinstall everything from scratch (system recovery) or did you use Windows' system restore to backdate the configuration. (Frankly, I think the choice these of terms by the industry are very confusing.)

Assuming system recovery and assuming the sound worked before and quit after system recovery, I'm for a misconfiguration. But, the simpler fix might be a cheap add-in sound card.

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"The card supplied was not recognized. Please check that the card is inserted correctly, and tightly."

I ran some updates on an employee's computer and now when I start it up, I receive this error if the aircard is in the PC Card slot. I understand it's misinterpreting it as being a security card or whatever the case may be but I don't understand why or how to remedy it.

Anyone with a similar experience or that can shine a guiding light?

A:"The card supplied was not recognized..." Login issue w/ Aircard in PC-Card slot

What are some other good tech support sites? I work in IT myself and don't use forums for them nearly as much as I should.


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I put a new NIC card in one of my PCs. When I hooked it up to my network I can no longer get to the internet, I noticed there is a yellow "!" on my adapter in device manager. I tried re-installing the drivers but same results.

I tried resetting my router, modem but that still didnt help. Any ideas what is causing this? I am getting a message of can't connect to my DCHP server".


A:nic card issue

If you are getting a yellow ! in device manager, you are probably not installing the correct drivers.

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So. I had a 64gb micro SD with music in for my mp3. Acquired some more music on a usb from my brother (legitimately bought) and though hey! I'll sort all my music out to folders and delete duplicates. You know how it gets. So after this. Thought I'd get a 256gb micro SD and put all my music on this (we're talking 59gb). So started the transfer. Said 10 hours. Yh yh fine. Then at the end. All the folders were there. But we're empty. So formatted it. Moved the folders bit by bit alphabetically. At the end as i safely eject it. It says corrupted and the same folders there with no content. So thought Instead of transferring from my laptop to my micro SD. I'll bypass the laptop and go from my external HDD to the micro SD. Transferred my music to the HDD then over the the micro SD. No problem first stage. And a faster transfer to the micro SD. And yet again when i eject it and insert into my mp3. Only 800 odd songs there instead of 12000 and the folders are again present but empty. Please help. I've wasted hours of my life on this!

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Hello again friends.

I got a TV tuner card for X-Mas. (If you dont have one I recommend you get one. ) I keep getting a warning prompt advising me to enable DMA in my hard drive, so I finally broke down and enabled it. Upon rebooting, I no longer can drop and drap onto/from the desktop. Not to mention, the number of times I hard to hard-reboot my Pc to finally get to windows.

What is up with this? And what in the heck is DMA?!

renegade X

A:What is DMA??!! (issue for TV card)

You might want to look here (or do a Google search). It appears you may have a DMA channel conflict.

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ok i just recently have been having problems with any thing graphics related. Ok first off, the other day i was playing need for speed : hot pursuit 2 and it all of a sudden froze, the music was still goin, but then that stoped, and then nothing was doing ne thing, but all of a sudden it started going again, and i kept playing. So that happened a few times and it pissed me off so i stoped playing. So now today i went to play wartcraft III - Throne of darkness and on the main screen as i was selecting an option it just froze up like need for speed did. Now i thought this was really bad and i started to get angry. So i quit and then restarted, but that didn't fix any thing it just froze a little while into the game.

So now i decided to re install war3 and the expansion but nope still nothing. Then i tried using differnet drivers fo my vid card and still no. So I started to try out other games, such as cs and still that game froze up once i was actually playin in the game. Then i quit, did restore thing to an earlier point and still same thing happened.

Now tonight after all my struggles i reinstalled windows, totally new(format and everything). With no luck it still froze up

Now i have been talking to other ppl and they say this has to be a graphics card problem, now i have a geforce TI 4200 and have enjoyed it performance, untill now. IT is only one year old so it shouldn't be dying of age yet.

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A:gfx card issue

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Hi guys. Im having this weird problem on my motherboard. I have a gigabyte ga-m61pme-s2p board which i purchased brand new last year. for the past 6 months now, im experiencing this weird thing:
first my onboard lan failed - showing no internet connection / no lan controllers even in device manager
purchased a used PCI lan card, working for 1 month then stopped working
purchased a new PCI wifi card, working for 2 months then stopped working
purchased a new PCI lan card, working for 2 months then stopped working
purchased another used PCI lan card, working for 1 month then stopped working again.

tried using the parts on a diff PC now, theyre no longer working

this is very weird for me. any thoughts?

A:LAN card issue

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I have a computer with ASUS A7V333 MB. The monitor went dead one day and found that I'd neglected to keep the dust cleaned out and found the vid card fan in pretty bad condition. I cleaned everything out inside, then rebooted, but the monitor was not working again, getting "no Signal" on the screen or such. I looked at the vid card fan and noticed it was not moving, so used my finger to nudge it and it started up and the monitor worked. Had to do this every day upon starting up. I found a tech article on how to take apart the fan to clean it and relube the shaft, but was unable to do this. I shopped around for a reasonably cheap card and got a GeForce 6200 LE 512mb AGP 8x card. When I put it in, nothing happened. I've checked the monitor and its plug/pins, as it works in my other computer. I read some other articles about changing something related to the vid card in bios, but I can't get to the screen to do that.

I'm wondering if there are any other ideas of what might be the problem without taking it into the shop, as I am unemployed and very tight on money. I've got sensitive data and projects on my computer that I have not backed up and am not wanting to take into the tech shop. My fault for not backing up the last month's work. Can a diagnostic check be done if I remove the hard drive to protect my creative work? My MB is from 2002 and it could be the AGP socket is going bad? Don't know if that happens or not. There's al... Read more

A:vid card or MB issue?

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Can't get to the internet. I think my internal onboard one is bad do I bought another one. These are the things I have tried. I tried switching out the cable for a new one, I tried putting the cable from my computer from my PC to the modem directly and no go. I reset both my modem and router waiting minute or 2 in between. I tried a new card. I had linksys on the phone trying multiple things like disabling my NIC card, doing a repair, install drivers from their site over internet. I tried pinging my router to no avail.

I am at a loss. That is why I am wondering if I put in my XP cd and try and do a system restore? I don't know if that comes set up to run by default or is that something I manually would of had to of done because I didn't. If so, would re-installing the OS do the trick? I just did an image copy of my OS this past sunday with Acronis true image 2009. Should I try that? what do you think?

Again, thanks for your help.

A:NIC card issue

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I took some photos today with my digital camera and earlier this evening i went to take them off and on the computer.... and put my Secure Digital card in and go to open the folder and wham.. windows keeps asking me to format my card.. very annoying..

Ive upgraded from Xp so im finding all these annoying problems.. anyone have an idea how to correct this ?

A:SD card issue

You might have corrupted the card, try to see if it's still recognized by the digital Camera.

There isn't any problem with your windows 7 upgrade

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I just purchased an SD Car with the USB attatchment so I could put it into a digital photo frame. When I put the USB into the computer it says "Please Insert A Disk Into Removable Disk (F)". When I try to format it I says "There Is No Disk In Drive (F)).

Can Someone Help?

A:SD Card Issue?

What size SD card?
Many card readers choke on the larger capacity cards (> 1 GB) and don't work.

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I am new to upgrading my PC, but I have some experienced friends and I have stumped them all with my issue. I installed a new MSI Twin Frozr III R7850 graphics card in my HP Pavillion Desktop, I have a PCIe x16 2.0 and the card uses 3.0, however from research that should not be my problem. I installed the card and two startups in a row I got 8 1 second beeps. On the third startup however I got nothing, it just started up, no picture and obviously not loading any programing, but no beeping. I have tried the HDMI and DVI ports that the graphics card uses and I still have nothing. My computer, however, runs perfectly fine when I do not have this new graphics card powered. Am I doing something wrong, or is my card just dead?

A:Graphics Card Issue

Well ill go through a few basic things:

First did you hook up both 6 pin connectors?

Second what video card was installed previously, if it was NVidia, did you remove the previous drivers.

Third, have you tried different slots on the motherboard for testing, also does the motherboard have onboard video.

Try these solutions and lets go from there.

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Display Driver Stopped Responding and Has Recovered.

I get that alot since and it's been a couple of weeks now. Everytime I play a game and the graphics card reaches 70-80 degrees a black screen appears and stays for around 3 seconds and then everything is back to normal. I downloaded riva tuner to make my fan spin faster on my Geforce 9800 Gt. I pretty much need to have the fans running at around 80% to keep my graphics card under 70 degrees. This wouldn't be a problem if it made no noise, but after a few weeks of just hearing that fan, I can't stand it anymore. I opened my case on the side to let in more air and nothing really changes. I used a can of compressed air to remove all the dust and nothing has changed. Is there anything I can do instead of buying a new card? I can provide pictures of the inside of my computer if needed. Help would be greatly appreciated

A:Graphics card issue..

opening the side of the case will attract more dust outside by all the fans you have. And yes please provide pictures. Also after looking on google the 9800Gt has some heat issues. And check this out (You are experiencing TDR's

TDR's can be cause by Driver conflicts on your system or bad drivers, or bad software

They can be caused by USB drivers, Network drivers, ACPI drivers, Adobe drivers, etc
I got this from MS support... they have a list of known problems
of which Nvidia driver could be one of the problems

hardware or software drivers
Corrupt or old DirectX can cause it (update it)
even the software you are running like a game (coded wrong, error in it)...update/patch software.

update your MotherBoard drivers first

Yes, there can be a problem with the driver... Im not discounting that
but most don't have the problem

so you have to look at your system first

A TDR does not mean that a NVida driver is bad)

Lucky last try use river tuner to reduce clocks to 669Mhz

Good luck
(sorry if those dont work)

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hello, i am using the ati radeon HD 5700, a week ago my computer was on sleep and got accidently turned off at the wall, once turned back on it crashed once, and since then it seems to crash or somthing at times.

the screen has coloured hozizontal lines go on it, but i was still able to hear what was going on.

any ideas? thanks

A:Maybe Graphic card issue?

try booting into safe mode
start the PC and keep tapping F8 a menu should appear - choose safe mode
if that opens ok
a couple of things to try
1) Do a system restore to before it went into hibination & turned off
system tools>
system restore?
choose a date before problem
2) update the graphics / video driver - whats the make and model of PC - what version of windows are you running - the driver should be available on the PC manufacturers website - support section

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Appreciate some assistance.

Nephew has a Creative Labs Sound Blaster CT 4810 Sound card installed on a PC running W98SE.

When the PC starts, after the Windows logo, but before the desktop comes up, a message comes up saying:

"Creative SB PCI
The SB PCI interrupt has been routed incorrectly by the system. Audio PCI inactive. Use automatic settings in Device Manager. Press any key..."
When he brings the PC to my house, it runs like a charm. When he takes it home, the message keeps coming up. All else remains the same.

Any ideas of why the interrupt is routed incorrectly by the system?

A:Sound Card Issue

sounds like a device conflict. When he is at your house something is not connected that is when it's at home.

Try the sound card in a different pci slot, that should force a different irq for the sound card.

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can anyone tell me ?why speaker is not working ?meanwhile microphone is working .
i am using hp laptop.kindly let me know the idea.any help would be highly appreciated.

A:sound card issue

maybe filling your system specs and telling us you laptop model can help us to help you. I believe this a problem with sound driver.

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my problem started with my monitor burning out my internal graphics chip. my srceen says there is no input.so i was told from someone on this web page to just buy a graphics card(witch i did nvidia geforce 8600 gt)put it in and it would automaticly overide the original graphics chip.well i did all that and my monitor still wont work.i dont no if its because i need to download the driver for it or what.obviosly i cant download the driver or do anything else if i cant see anything.can someone please help.this is only a 1200 dollar pc and i dont want to keep throwing money at it if it cant be fixed.

A:graphics card issue

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Hello guys, I have a problem with my Nvidea Geforce 210 DDR 3 1GB Card. Actually My Card was working fine before but somehow my old motherboard got cracked up therefore I changed my MotherBoard. and when I Connected My Card and does not show up on Device manager . here is the Pic its show "Stander VGA Graphic Adapter"

and If I install Driver for my Graphic card then my PC got stucked on window startup LOGO

but If I boot in with 'Safe Mode' my Graphic Card shows up in Device Manager, like this
What to do now ? My Graphic Card is not working on Normal mode, and in Safe mode its useless

My pc Spec.

Intel Dual Core 2.0
Ram: 2GB
Window: Window 7 Ultimate 32 bit
On board Graphic: Intel Mobile Intel 4 Series Express Chipset Family (Intel)

BIOS: American Megatrends Inc.
Version 080016
Date 6/25/2013

A:Graphic card issue

Have you tried removing both Intel and NVIDIA graphics driver then install NIVIDA driver?

Please refer to this guide:
System Info - See Your System Specs

So we can fully see your system specifications.

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Okay so I got myself a Easy TV MPEG (SAA913XHL) PCI card. Now its working just fine I can watch television through the software that came with it and all that junk and it even shows up in the system devices correctly. The problem I'm posting about though is that I can't get it to show up in Media Center. I got to the catigory associated with television and and error pops up saying that I don't have a tuner card attached to my computer. So I need you all fine people to tell me what cha all think is going on here cus I'm stumped on the issue.

A:TV Tuner Card Issue


Windows media center doesn't support all TV cards. Check the support list.

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hi i am using a toshiba satellite L505 laptop. i recently did a full system recovery because the operating system kept freezing after startup. fixed that problem, but now there is a red "X" near the speaker in the tray. in the device manager there is an exclamation point on the high def audio controller, but under properties the device claims to be working fine and driver up to date... i have no sound from my laptop, can anyone help cast some light on this?

A:Sound Card Issue??

If you go to the Toshiba website you can download the device driver for your specific sound card, it might be using a generic/wrong driver and not working correctly.

That would be my first thing i would do atleast.

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Hi i have a couple of SD cards, that work on other laptops and computers with out having to format them never have for these computers, they just open them up and they read them all running XP professional. But when i put the cards in my new laptop it wants to format them all of a sudden. why is this ? is there some software that i can down load that will solve this problem etc?

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I'm having a problem with my laptop display. When it's plugged in the screen looks fine, but when I unplug it the display looks dim and sort of faded. Updating my graphics card driver solves the issue, but after I do that I can't open some programs like Skype and itunes. So I have to roll back the driver and deal with he display issues if I want to actually use my programs.

Any help on how to fix this would be appreciated.

A:Video card issue

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Hello. Recently I bought Gigabyte HD 4650 1gb agp 8x card. I unistalled drivers for my old card, removed the old card, put this new card, and plugged in everything. I turned on my pc, installed drivers and directx from cd, and restarted. But i then i noticed some problems.
First, Aero looks weird(picture: http://oi56.tinypic.com/2qu87xz.jpg), so i turned it off. Second, in game scenes and game itself works perfectly, but intros, and other prerendered scenes are really slow and laggy(1 fps!).
Third, when i start playing some game, it lags a bit but after a few seconds it stops and works perfect.
Fourth, some games don't show graphics correctly. Examples:
Assassins creed 2(first scene): http://i51.tinypic.com/16c9kzp.png
NFS Carbon(if i set visual treatment on high, otherwise it works normally): http://i53.tinypic.com/21e5kb7.pn
Also, I noticed that Catalyst Control Center doesn't show SmartGart and VPU recover tab, and I think they should be there.
I installed new drivers, installed newer version of directx, didn't helped. I removed drivers, same thing, i played with some options in Catalyst and ingame options, nothing. I changed some compatibilty stuff in windows, same thing. Please help, I really don't understand why it doesn't works properly. I meet all the requirements for this card, and this problems really frustrates me. Thanks in advance

A:HELP! Graphic card issue

Hi, welcome to the forums

Firstly, when you say "new drivers" are you referring to the one's provided on the install CD/DVD? If not then download the latest and see if that helps.

Secondly, for uninstalling drivers I'd recommend using Driver Sweeper to completely eradicate any trace of the previous driver and see if that helps.

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Hello, I am using this laptop since 4 years, everything was fine upto now, but new issue regarding Graphic Driver, please help me out of this problem. when i install graphic driver in Windows 7, 8 or 10 the blue screen error is displaying and restarting. i installed from official HP support Website only and tried to solve many methods but its not solving. when i install ubuntu the grapics is good but laptop is heating very high after using 30 mins. So, can it possible to change Graphic Card? if yes please mention the average cost of Graphic Card. please Golve my issue i am very thankful. thank you.

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Hello everyone I really need everyone's help with my issue. I have a 2-3 year old system, that looks like this;

AMD Athlon XP Duron (K7) Socket A
256MB, 40 GB HD, 4x AGP slot, Windows XP, Direct X 9.0c

I bought Madden 2005 but have been having a problem with the game freeze during gameplan 99% of the time, w/high pitch beeping noise

I was told that I needed a new video card, had a Prophet 4000XT 64MB. So on friday I bought MSI Nvidia 5500XT TV OUT 256MB DDR. I got home and uninstalled the old card, put in the new one, removed the old video drive and installed the new driver from MSI site, version 6711 and thought there would be no problem.

I was wrong. I tested it out on videos wo/any problem. I tried to play the game Madden 2005 and MVP baseball 2004 and both tried to launch and went to full blank screen w/hour glass in the middle and the locked up, had to rebot. I was told today to adjust the Chipset Features Setup in bios to, AGP mode 4x (max), AGP Comp. Driving AUTO, AGP Fast Write DISABLED and AGP APerture Size to 256MB. still didn't correct problem

I have tried adjusting the resolution, refresh rate, hardware accelation, etc. still can't determine what the issue is.

In Direct X 9.0c, the display mode said that my drive is not digitally signed, I did the Direct Draw test, first part-no problem, secound part-no problem, thired part (full screen mode)- it goes to full screen w/words "Direct X Tool" at top, rest is all white and locks up, hav... Read more

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i was told i have a device error but i don't know how to get a report or documentation on that. i have pinpointed it down to my video card because windows will only start normally if i unplug the video cable that goes to my tv. otherwise it only starts in safe mode. can anyone help?

A:video card issue

I'm just reaching here.... Is that port/plug able to run both ways?...
I mean can it be video out, or video in? Maybe windows thinks its a source for vid, and just won't start..

Or, ...... is your comp set to tv out as default monitor?.. Is your tv on when you boot? can you see windows on your tube?...
Perhaps on boot it sees that connected port first and just assumes that is the monitor your using.

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Hi There,

I'm trying to figure out if my sound card has gone bad. I have the red X of death on my speaker icon and the message "no audio output device is installed".

I have no option in the Device Manager for sound, video, and gaming devices.

I have no drivers on the machine and when I try to install the appropriate one, I'm told I have no device to install it on.

I'm assuming that the sound card has just finally died, however due to the frequent problem with Windows updates and the red X of death on the speaker icon, I figured I'd ask one of you more seasoned IT peeps.

Machine is an IBM thinkcentre A70z


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hey im a newb,,,

my graphics card is a radeon 9200 i upgraded a while back for better gameing for ever(crack)quest and when i loaded the driver from the disk it woulndt let me play and i had to delete it and now am useing my old driver for the radeon 7000 and i get ati message everytime i log on that says i need to upgrade it and delte the old one i think thats what it means. so anyway sometime my comp will just turn off in the middle of gameing and i have to reboot or the monitor will turn off and and the computer will restart. and i am notice on when windows starts up it haves a loading bar now it never did before and in the middle of restart the monitor will shut off for a second and have the power saveing message and then comeback on..

back to the graphics card i read that the reason the driver for the 9200 isnt compatable with everquest is that it might be my mother board is to old,
if thats the case whats a good board to look in to ???

A:graphics card issue

if u go here http://www.pcfactoryoutlet.com/

and put in emachine as manufacturer and a26ev17f and the comp thats my specs lol except a logic tech laser mouse the readon 9200 and 256 mor memort =)

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1st off my os is Win7 Home 32bit. I just reinstalled the YouTube downloader from my backup cd after the last C drive partition wipe. Everything has been reinstalled clean including the os. Windows is working just fine except for when I download a YouTube video with the downloader. The downloader doesn't record a peep of sound from any video I have tried. When I play the video on Firefox the sound is fine. I have an other video capture prog "Replay Video Capture" that normally can capture both video and sound from any source playing on the internet or a local player on the laptop. Replay isn't capturing the audio eather. Also Replay Has on it's panel 2 vertical bars to show audio gain, The bars are flat line during recording. I also have an audio only capture prog called "Moo0 Voice Recorder" that will capture the YouTube audio just fine (Moo0 has a horz type audio display on the panel). The other 2 won't record a peep. I also tried a cold reboot (pulling the ac cord from the laptop and removed the battery). Still no change. I have never had this problem before with YouTube downloader or Replay Video Capture. I have been using both prog's for a long time without any problems. I can't figure out why those 2 capture prog's won't record a peep. I also tried del and reinstalling both prog's. That didn't help eather.

A:I am having a sound card issue

This is really not a "sound" issue, and more an application (program) issue. Your sound apparently works except with certain programs.

I would post this on a different forum section that deals with programs.

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Compaq Presario
AMD Athlon
1.00 GHz 280 MB ram
Windows XP
prof version 2002
service pack 2

Ge Force 5200

When I installed the graphic card and booted up the monitor will not come on.

A:Graphic card issue.........please help.

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Howdy TS,
Well, heres the story. It's quite long so you'll have to bare with me.
I'm also not sure if this is posted in the right forums, so correct me if im wrong.
This is an issue that could or could not be related to my new G15 keyboard and is causing graphics issues.
From the top:
Ok, so i bought my new G15 keyboard the other day and absolutely loved it, checked out all the news and upgrades you can do to it etc. and made my plans to do some modding. I am a Counter-Strike: Source player so my natural instinct was to take it for a play of CS. The next day I was playing CS:S when mid-game my image froze, and sort of seperated strangely. The image wasn't the normal picture, instead, you could see the game, but it had taken it into like 5x10 pixel rectangles and changed the colour a bit. The sound started repeating in short intervals, like 0.5 seconds and it'd skip back. After a minute, i tried pressing the play button on my keyboard cos i had Winamp running underneath and i could play the music fine. After about 5-10 seconds of this, my monitor went black and into standby with the No Signal screen. Then i restarted my computer and everything had changed to 1024x768 resolution instead of my normal 1280x1024 [19" LCD]. I fixed my settings and tried playing again when the problem repeated. I normally get about 10 minutes game time in before it happens.
I thought this may be a problem with my new keyboard running with all the LED's and L... Read more

A:Tricky GFX Card Issue


Select Option#2 Download link -> Display Driver

Download the drivers
Then go to Add\Remove programs and un-install all your existing Video Drivers
Then run the downloaded new driver

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I have a problem with what I think is my graphics card. It started yesterday when I tried to play GTA San andreas, however the menu was completely black with grey boxes where the buttons usually are.
So this morning I tried restarting, to no avail.
After the restart I tried to play Rainbow six vegas. The game started up fine, but the menu buttons shows boxes instead of writing and all objects simply had a white texture. I also tried ghost recon advanced warfighter and killing floor after rainbow six, and these worked
I then tried a system restore (I recently had my computer reformatted and so restored to the earliest date), however this did not fix the problem, and now no games work. Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter, although working before, now runs fine, however everything is dark and the textures are messed up.
I have also tried updating directX to 9.0c however it seems as though it is already up to date.
My graphics card is an Radeon Mobility HD 3450
Im not sure what do do, so any help will be greatly appreciated

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Okay so i left my memtest86+ running for the whole weekend, hit 30 passes without throwing a single error. The issue is that i get a windows explorer error as soon as my PC loads, my next port of call is the graphics card and someone suggested running my pc in safe mode with networking and disabling the graphics. My question is how do i go about disabling my graphics card?

A:Graphics Card the issue?

Damo0o I don't usually refer to other forums but I saw this and think it might be of help to you.

Can I disable video cards? If "yes," How do I do it? - Tech Support Forum

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I was on my computer last night and all was fine. When I woke up this morning, my screen resolution had changed to a super low res, (I don't remember how low) and now Windows 8 lists my video card as a Microsoft Display Basic Driver. It is actually an Asus card with 1 GB of ram but windows shows it only has 256mb. Has this happened to anyone else?

A:Video card issue

Hi Titan.

Seems like you card misses its driver.
First thing you can try is reinstall the driver (latest one if available, try to get from ASUS download site)
But few question here. Did you do anything last night? Like updating, changing setting, connecting dual monitor, got powerline failure.? Or any event during running.
There is a routine I use to do, every few months I take out the Video card, clean it with dry clothe, and re-seating it firmly to the PCI-e slot.

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hi im having graphics card issues i purchased a nividia 630 2 days ago and since then ive had a nightmare ive tried absolutely everything i can to try and get this to work but it keeps freezing my pc on the loading windows screen ive spoken to nividia and my pc supplier and they all say that it should work please help i have also changed my psu from 350 to 600 watts

A:graphics card issue

With the card installed are you able to access safe mode? If it locks up in safe mode I would return the card. Does your motherboard have onboard video and have you disabled it?

If you have another PC you can test with you can try the card in that machine.

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Hello TSF.

First off, I think I should start by saying my PC specs:
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 1, .Net Framework 1.1 and 2.0, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Sempron, 2600+, 1.6GB GHZ
RAM: 512mb + 1GB tablet
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon x550, 256MB (I know, old)
Hard Drives: C: Total - 30GB, Free - 8GB; D: Total - 45GB MB, Free - 44GB;
I've been having some trouble since last friday.

I thought of adding all what I did, but it'd be long and unnecesesary. I'll just post what I did after formating.
I was getting some blue screens saying that ati2dvag.dll was stanked on a infinite loop. After a lot of unsuccessful fixes, I formatted my Hard Drives (which explains why I have so much free space).

Now after I installed the ATI latest driver, my computer keeps crashing. It doesn't crash on secure mode though. I don't see any blue screen now though, the computer just freezes, screen goes black for a second, and when the image comes back, the graphic card is not working right anymore (I know this because the image refreshes much slower). Or it just freezes permanently.

I tried older display drivers, like 8.1 and 9.1, HECK, even 5.2. None of them made a difference.

I'm so tired... I've spent hours and hours on this... I also lost everything I had when I formatted...

Please, help me...

A:ATI Graphic Card issue.

Welcome to TSF.

Sorry, but I have to ask this . . . . Why are you still running WinXP SP1 (or even SP2 as it indicates under your username)?? If this PC is connected to the internet, you subjecting it to a lot of vulnerabilities. You really should install SP3.

You can download it here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/e...displaylang=en

Both the download and the install will take a chunk of time, but it'll be worth it in the long run. Also, I'd strongly suggest leaving your PC running overnight for a couple of nights so that it picks up all of the updates released since SP3.

Anyother suggestion: Exhaust all least destructive troubleshooting methods before doing something such as formatting your HDD. Although that is occasionally necessary, it should be a last resort.

It could very well be that the graphic card is going bad. The only way to tell for sure would be to install it in another PC and see if you have the same problems. You can get a similar card on eBay pretty cheap or you can upgrade.

Since you've gone as far as formatting your HDD, reinstalling the OS, drivers, etc., I'd say that you have pretty well knocked out any chance of it being a software issue.

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I'm really confussed about this issue, but I'll explain whats happened and if anyone has any tips please pass them on.

I have a machine by Tiny.com, running win 98se, 500mhz celeron, intel on baord graphics and audio.

I purchased a prophet 3d 4000xt 64mb pci graphics card and followed installation procedure and install card success fully and have been using it with no problems.

3 weeks ago I got given a 700mhz P3 prosessor and replaced it with my tied celeron, and the machine works a dream (considering it's spec!!) again no issues.

I then decided to upgrade my OS to Win XP (Pro). I booted Win98 and started to upgrade, everything started fine until the computer had to rest.

After searching for the MBR the cumputer would 'Hang' on a black screen with a white flashing cusor in the top left corner.

It took me ages to figure out that it was my graphics card that was the problem and after uninstalling it the system booted with no probs and completed the upgrade.

So no I start the install process of card and the same black screen on start up appears.

I've downloaded up to date drivers for XP from Hurcules website but nothing seems to be working.


A:PCI Graphic Card Issue

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I could use a suggestion for this issue I am having. I use a Nikon Coolpix 3200. I also use Picasa as my viewing software. I am trying without success to transfer a couple of pictures out of Picasa back to my SD card in the camera so I can then make prints. It transfers to removable drive F: and the files show up there. When I unplug the camera from the computer, the pictures are not on the SD card. Any help to solve this? I do not have a card reader. I am using Win2K.

A:Transfer to SD card issue

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tryed to install a new graphics card on my pc to no avail. anytime i put the card in the pci slot the screan turns black. i have a 400 w power supply so thats not an issue. also if i leave the monitor plugged into the pc output the monitor goes in power safe mode. if i plug it in to the back of the card it shows up the card info and bios but monito goes blank after. could this be the onboard graphics card interfering??

A:graphics card issue

have you put the graphics card into the slot properly and installed the drivers for it?

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I use windows 8. But now a days when I connect my card reader with computer then nothing is show. only sound is hear.

I am new here and i do not know anything about this 4m.

A:card reader issue

Tried reinstalling the drivers and/or programs for it ?

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