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Windows Vista & Nvidia Video Card Issue!!!

Q: Windows Vista & Nvidia Video Card Issue!!!

Hey! I Have A Compaq Presario SR1420NX With An Nvidia FX5200 Video Card, Running Windows Vista Home Basic 32Bit With Service Pack 1. On Occasion, When I Turn On Or Restart My PC, I Get This Message:

"nvlddmkm stopped responding"

I Am Also Using The Latest Geforce Drivers from The NVIDIA Web site (Official drivers, Not Beta drivers). What Can I Do To Prevent This Problem Once And for all???

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Preferred Solution: Windows Vista & Nvidia Video 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.

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

A: Windows Vista & Nvidia Video Card Issue!!!

Looks like that bug has been around a while

http://www.google.com/search?q=nvlddmkm stopped responding&num=20

http://www.repairyourpcnow.com/resources/atikmdag-has-stopped-responding.php

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I am installing a nvidia gtx 650 ti into a HP xw 4600 running win 7.  At start up we are getting 6 beeps and no monitor output. We tried the card in a different machine and it worked, so we know the card is good.  Any assitance would be appreciated! We have upgraded the power supply to 600W thinking that was the problem, no joy. Any other thoughts?

A:Video card issue - nvidia gtx 650 ti in a HP xw 4600

From the troubleshooting guide:http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c01973592.pdfit's a pre-video graphics error - try to reseat the graphics card.Well, I think you have done that already.This is an office workstation designed for quadro graphics cards ...Maybe you need a BIOS update:http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/ProductList.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodTypeId=12454&prod...

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This is for a friend who is having trouble w/video card. If anyone can answer or help out, with the given information I am copying below, thank you very much. Of course, if further details are required or requested, I'll provide, accordingly.

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Problem:
Nidia e-geforce 6200, Video Card.
ddr2, 256 mb, pci.

I got my video card installed but my games all crash when i try to run them.
when i boot up the computer with the nvidia i cant get more than 4 colors unless i boot to safe mode then i get 32 bit color???

256 mb ram "stock dell2350 series"
I dont have the "resource cd"
pentium 4 1.6 ghz.
windows xp home sp3, 55 gb hd

the video is "pci" I only have 3 pci slots.

its an intel mother board. i dont know the model of the mb. but its the same one that came with the dell. update;
 

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Windows Vista Home Premium (32 bit)
EVGA E-Geforce 8800gtx 768mb
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AMD FX-60 2.6ghz
3gb PC4000 DDR500
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Every time I install vista, and it does the performance check, my graphics score is 1.

I've tried setting it to automatically install all updates, and I've tried setting it to only install critical updates.

Every time I go to install drivers for my video card (nVidia 8 series win vista 32 bit) it stops and says the install program could not locate drivers compatible with my current hardware.

After I closed it, the Program compatability wizard popped up, so I selected "install using different settings" or whatever that option is when something fails to install.

The install failed in the same spot, this time telling me the version of vista I was using was not 32 bit (I'm guessing said compatability wizard sets it to a different version to try to get the install to work)

Anyway, this isn't the first time I've had this problem. I tried installing vista about 2 months ago, same problem. I searched for a few days, and finally gave up.

I decided to try installing again because of a guide in PC Gamer magazine about dual booting vista beside xp on different partitions.
My question is: How do I get Vista to detect my 8800? I've installed all the updates the automatic updater listed. I've searched extensively. Most forum search functions are rubbish... that, or I'm using the wrong keywords.

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A:Vista not detecting Video Card (nVidia)

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I have a new computer with Vista x64 on it and an Nvidia 9800gt video card. The card has dvi ports on it and my monitor has a vga and an hdmi hookup.

If i use the dvi-to-hdmi connector, graphics are much sharper but the fonts (in games, in browsers, in regular windows) are very hard on the eyes and font colors are hard to distinguish in as if they are too faint

If i use the dvi-to-vga connection, the fonts are great, but it definitely feels what im seeing is much more "dull" as far as graphics, sharpness, etc.

I am sure there must be a setting somewhere that i could find a way to make the fonts look clear and rich in color on the hdmi connection, but i cannot find it. Ive tried diff resolutions, adjusting color settings on monitor and video card, fiddling with windows cleartype font settings, etc.

Am I just imagining things? Or are there any kind of issues people have heard along this line? Thanks for any help or tips someone can reply with.

A:Vista x64 HDMI video issue (Nvidia 9800gt)

right click on the mouse and go to the Nvidia control panel. have it set up with the HDMI, and try to make sure all settings are right. you can also set the overall graphics to be set to performance, Quality. or balance. I'd use HDMI. and set it for Balance and see if that helps. not to mention any other settings in there Nvidia control panel you think would help.. try that

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I wasn't really sure if I should post this in Windows 7, Internal Hardware or Audio/Video, but I'll try here first. I just installed a Nvidia 8800 GT video card in my Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit pc. When using the latest drivers, I see the Windows splash screen for a bit, then it go black, but the pc continues to load as usual (confirmed by using remote desktop to get into it). If I use any of the older drivers, the pc just hangs at the Windows splash screen. I've searched all over Google for this and found lots of similar problems, but no solutions that have worked for me yet. If anyone has any ideas, I would appreciate it.

A:Windows 7 Pro 64-bit and Nvidia 8800 GT video card

Nevermind, fixed it with a BIOS update.

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I upgraded my XP system ( IBM 8291-E2U) to Windows 7 yesterday, knowing the video adapter on my motherboard was not fully Windows 7 compliant. My HP w2207 monitor's optimal resolution is 1068 x 1050 @ 60 ghz.

The video card I am considering is an : NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS 512MB DDR2 PCI Express Graphics Card
My concern is that this may not work with my mother board which is :
*Chipset*Intel i915G/GV/GL/P/PL/i910GL

Can someone comment as to the viability of this card and give me a process to follow from install to operation -- i.e. how to disable VGA and when ?

A:Need Help Choosing an NVidia Video Card for Windows 7

shut your system down plug it into your PCI slot connect DVI output to monitor boot to BIOS disable onboard video then save and Boot to windows install drivers and your good to go ?

I have the 9800GTX+ and It roks in all games so far

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hello

I have a HP pavilion, running Windows ME, 256 Memory.
Recently after a thunderstorm produced several power surges, I do have a good surge protector

My mouse stopped working and my video card is stuck in 16 bit mode
I have fixed the mouse by going into the system.ini file and removing all the garbage that was in the file

But my video card comes up in in 16 bit mode 640x480
I make the changes to 256 or a higher res and it asks to reboot
Upon reboot it is back in 16 bit mode

Can anyone tell me where I am missing in my troubleshooting

Thanks
 

A:Windows ME Nvidia Video card Stuck in 16 bit mode

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Hi, new I'm here and have worked on my computers for many years with success. i have a problem with a new Nvidia MX4000 video card with an Asus P5P800-MX/CHANNEL-UAYGZ motherboard. All works well except there's no video signal until the Windows XP boots up and loads the driver. This means I can't see the Bios setup or dual boot screen on startup. It works fine with the built in video on the motherboard but I'd like to use the dedicated video card. Has anyone had this problem and suggestions to work around it.
Thanks, Don Black.
 

A:Nvidia GeForce MX4000 video card won't start until Windows loads

Don Black said:





Hi, new I'm here and have worked on my computers for many years with success. i have a problem with a new Nvidia MX4000 video card with an Asus P5P800-MX/CHANNEL-UAYGZ motherboard. All works well except there's no video signal until the Windows XP boots up and loads the driver. This means I can't see the Bios setup or dual boot screen on startup. It works fine with the built in video on the motherboard but I'd like to use the dedicated video card. Has anyone had this problem and suggestions to work around it.
Thanks, Don Black.Click to expand...

This usually happens with HDMI, are you using HDMI?
 

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Just did clean WIndows 10 64 bit install on a Dell Inspiron 545S with 4GB of RAM and Intel Core 2 Duo E7500. Machine originally came with Win7 Home 32 bit Edition.  Its been randomly crashing with a BSOD. Ran Memtest386 overnight last night and it did 9 passes during that time with no errors. Unable to pin down the cause but here are a handful of dump files that I hope will help. Hoping someone can shed some light on could be causing it.
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Dump File         : 030916-18578-01.dmp
Crash Time        : 3/9/2016 11:46:25 PM
Bug Check String  : IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
Bug Check Code    : 0x0000000a
Parameter 1       : ffffe000`d1167738
Parameter 2       : 00000000`00000002
Parameter 3       : 00000000`00000000
Parameter 4       : fffff803`7d048ea2
Caused By Driver  : ntoskrnl.exe
Caused By Address : ntoskrnl.exe+142760
File Description  : 
Product Name      : 
Company           : 
File Version      : 
Processor         : x64
Crash Address     : ntoskrnl.exe+142760
Stack Address 1   : 
Stack Address 2   : 
Stack Address 3   : 
Computer Name     : 
Full Path         : C:\Windows\Minidump\030916-18578-01.dmp
Processors Count  : 2
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A:BSOD's on clean install of Windows 10 on Dell 545s with Nvidia GeForce 210 video card

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Unfortunately, the Product is not tested for Windows 10 upgrade
Dell is not testing or developing Windows 10 drivers for this product. If you choose to upgrade, some features, applications, and connected devices may not work as expected.
For me to better assist in troubleshooting, please click my DELL-Jesse L and send me a Private Message with the Dell Service Tag number and your Dell Order number.

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Hello
I just had this card installed, and i am now having problems with video's down loaded from the web. The video picture colors are all off, sound is fine. I Am using Windows XP pro. It/videos work intermitantly?? Mostly dont,,, PC Games and still pics are just GREAT. Any ideas on how to fix. I have fiddled with different things but nothing changes the video color quality.
 

A:New, Nvidia Geforce FX 5500 256Mb Video Card and have problem with down loaded video

Ah, my friend.it sounds not to be a video card problem, but more of a codec issue. make sure your codecs are up to date and if that doesn't work, post your system specs.
 

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hi, yes, my motherboard has ATI on board video and it's still on. I have a Nvidia geforce 550 ti video card that i much prefer to run my games.

I'm having a video confusion problem in my games where i can't see some of the video. I was told by the maker of the MOD for the specific game that i need to disable the ATI on board video so there wont be any more conflicts with my Nvidia video card.

How do i disable the on board video on my motherboard. the motherboard is the following:

MSI 790FX-GD70

Thanks.
 

A:how do i disable the ATI on-board video so my nvidia 550ti video card will run my gam

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First off, this is very random when this happens, sometimes every five minutes, sometimes every five days. Whenever I'm running a full-screen program other than an internet browser, my computer will freeze and then the display will completely distort forcing me to restart my computer. I have visually inspected the card, reseated it, cleaned the slot, tried it in a different one, new drivers, old drivers, but it still happens and only in Windows 7; not XP. I have narrowed it to my video card which is a BFG nVidia GeForce 6200 pci card with 256MB of RAM. I have done everything that I can think of and it still won't work.
 

A:Video card issue in Windows 7

live :
Hello & welcome to TGF.

Which W7? 32 or 64 bit?

When did the problem begin? What changed; installation or removal of hardware or software; updates to W7; antivirus, other program?

Random issues are very difficult to troubleshoot, for me. Reads like you've done everything I would do.

XFX suggested, for a different issue I had:
download new drivers for graphics card
uninstall nvidia graphics, in control panel > prog & features > nVidia
Download driver sweeper http://www.guru3d.com/category/driversweeper/
boot to safe mode
run driver sweeper
install new driver
boot to normal mode
RF123
 

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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 have a Dell 8300 that is several years old. I (regretfully) opted for the free Windows 10 when it came out a few months ago. Despite it having some issue fully installing and running correctly, I have otherwise not had any issues until the last few days. I’ll say now that I also have 2 monitors which have never given me issue, one hooked up by HDMI and the other by traditional monitor cable.

This all started by appearing to not fully boot up. From a restart, the screen would be black which lead me to believe something was occurring that would prevent it from fully booting to my homescreen/desktop. Thinking I had inadvertently got a virus, I tried to boot in Safe Mode so that I could troubleshoot and if needed revert to a previous System Restore point. I had a *** of a time even getting into Safe Mode...only one out of every 5-10 hard resets would get to the blue screen when pressing F4, and once there, I would not allow me to do a restore point. I tried System Restore to one point, which said it failed, so I tried another, which failed, and another etc. It also would not complete the Startup Repair. It would give some type of error that it could not complete those tasks. I did not want to do a full system Reset/Refresh because I don't want to lose my personal files.

Selecting the option to boot in Safe Mode appeared to be doing the same thing where it would load to a black screen which again made me think it was locking up somewhere in the load process which nor... Read more

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I just bought a new HP Pavilion a1740n. It came loaded with Windows Vista. I want to upgrade the video. This computer has on board video. I just wanted to know how I tell what card type to upgrade.

I think it is a PCI Express port. I know what an AGP port looks like but the port on this one is black with a small metal clip or something on one end. Can anyone tell me if there is a way to find out for sure what I can upgrade to?
 

A:Windows Vista & Video Card ?

What is the mobo model?
 

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The computer I used was '' Lenovo Y510P ''. There is a '' Nvidia GT755M [SLI] '' as a display card. I have tried both ways of downloading the video card driver from both GeForce Experience and Nvidia driver site. Both kinds of graphics cards are starting to update. Later, the 'graphic driver is installed' part of the screen goes and never comes again. I can not enter Windows when I turn off the computer. I have to take format from scratch.After formatting, Windows automatically loads a graphics card driver in 2017, trying to update the driver again, it stays black on the screen again. I have to format again.With DDU (Display Driver Uninstaller) program, I deleted the old video card driver and updated it again. But I met the same problem.I communicated with Nvidia and stated that I had such a problem. They asked me not to install the 388.13 video card driver. That graphics card driver has been loaded without any problems. But I have the same problem with all the video card drivers out there.NOTE: This problem only happens on Windows 10. I can update the display board without any problems in operating systems like Windows 8,8.1.NOTE: I have been having this problem for about 2 months, before I could update my display card in Windows 10 without a problem.The driver I am currently using is: 388.13

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Going into a slightly amd 1800+ system.

Best bang for the buck under $100.
 

A:Best nvidia agp video card for $100 or less?

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I have a Nvidia GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 video card and an AMD 3.0 gig dual core processor and a . I am trying to use Sniper: Ghost Warrior II and it says my video card is not big enough. The card is build in to the mother board and I would like to get a bigger card but I don't know what to get. Don't know if it will even work with this mother board. I need help. I paid for the game, and would like to use it.

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Ok I am running 2 dual video cards, both by Nvidia, 9600 GT & 9800 GT.

Do I need to use both CD's to re-install the drivers for Win 7 64?

Or are the drivers already updated with Win 7?

Or do I need to go to Nvidias website and get the latest drivers?

A:Do I still need to use my Nvidia video card CD's?

Got to NVidia's site to get latest drivers for Win 7 x64. Run it and let it install. Use the device manager to see what is going on with each individual card after. Use the device manager to install to one or both if the setup.exe doesn't do so.

Good luck.

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I'm looking at the latest video cards that are out, i.e ATI X1600XT/X1800XT/X1900XT and Nvidia 7600GT/7900GT. I'll have an X2 and a ASUS SLI/Crossfire mobo for upgradability. I'm not a big gamer and want image quality so am leaning towards ATI. I'm into video/photo editing and HTPC/Multimedia, but want the card to last 3 or more years into Vista and what apps in my fields of interest become available for it. I know DX10 is coming and who knows what versions after that in this 3 year time span.

Should I get the cheap X1600XT/7600GT and wait till next year when Vista/DX10 are in service and the video cards are up to date to buy an expensive card if even then? I'm leaning this way but want varied opinion.

Will these cards not be able to take advantage of DX10+ when it comes? Will they run DX10+ at all or do I never apply that update?

My biggest goal is high quality/accurate image. But supporting all the Vista visual goodies and non-game apps to come is important. So which is it ATI or Nvidia? And which card for the winner?
Thanks
CC
 

A:Which video card? ATI or Nvidia?

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There is a video card from Nvidia that spec'd with 256 MB x16 ram. What does "x16" mean? does the video card have a total of 256MB? Is there a site that would explain this?
THanks
 

A:Nvidia 256 MB x16 video card

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I know that GTX 690 is the newest one.. but alot say its not worth it.. it costs alot but isnt really that much better compared to older GTX video cards..

So my question is which GTX currently would be best?
 

A:Best Nvidia video card so far?

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Hi everyone,

My video card is ATI Radeon 9800 pro(256mb), i installed all the softwares needed to run the video card on windows vista but no point, i also installed the latest updates for my video card, but my pc still give me a message" your video card is not detected please reinstall your driver" i reinstalled many times actually but still wont function.

I have windows xp as well and my video card is working properly except for windows vista!!!!
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

thanx.

Windows Vista Home Basic- 32 bits
P4 intel 3.06GHZ
512MB RAM
Radeon 256MB

A:windows vista is not accepting my Video card!!

Any chance you have onboard video as well?

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

A:Nvidia Video Card Problems

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

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

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

Neesh
 

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

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

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

thanks to anyone who helps.

A:Video Card, Drivers, Nvidia? Help?

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

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

Thanks

Guy.
 

A:[SOLVED] nvidia & ATI video card

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HelloI have an older HP p600o desktop.  it doesnt get used much and I am very careful not to let anyone install crap on it.  I am wanting to install an aftermarket NVIDIA video card and need to know how to disable the onboard or propritary video card.  My motherboard is an IPIEL LA-3  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01746799 Computer is an HP P6000 system # AY576AA#ASBA      SER# MXU0140HK0 I installed the card and neither worked.  I am sure there is a jumper on the board that needs to be reconfigured to lock out the propritary video.   I am unable to locate it and I had no luck finding a manual for this board. help...... Larry













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A:Installing NVIDIA video card

Disregard.  I figured it out. Thanks

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

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

A:nvidia or ati video card best suited

if it is a intel chipset m/b then nvidia

amd then ati

the higher the number is the newer version of the card

video cards and psu upgrades go hand in hand
 

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

A:FX NVIDIA 5200 Video Card

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

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I'm still learning.....

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

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

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

Thanks alot for any help.
Modmomm
 

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

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

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

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

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I've stumbled upon a slight mystery here,my video card has two sets of drivers, one from MSI and one from nvidia. Do you know which I'm supposed to use?

Using the MSI updater it says "current driver: not installed" it also says that the latest driver available is 8.17.12.5896.

I currently have installed Nvidia driver 285.79.

I just don't know why there are two drivers...

Any help appreciated, thanks.
 

A:Video card drivers - MSI or Nvidia?

there is no difference between The two drivers ,the drivers in both MSI site and Nvidia site are the same .but through The Nvidia official site you can download the latest drivers ,which it is not available until now in MSI offical site , hope this help
 

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

A:Nvidia video card problem

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

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A simple question guys and gals. I have an infinity for dell dimension 8100 and optiplex gx 400 towers. The boards are similar, vintage from the late 90's. They both use APG NVIDIA brand video cards, typicaly VGA only, although I have seen Svideo, and DVI, and even ANALOG line out connectors. How do I identify the model number of a given card to determine whether it would work in these boards. The NVIDIA part # eludes me. There are any printed #s on the card, both on labels, and in white ink. I do not see any I recognize as in ATI, GE FORCE, ect. I have several APG video cards in my pile and I need to identify them. Swapping cards is a slow way to test. In addition this process produces eveything from NO video to incorrect colors, to noise bars. Any info welcome. A list of compatible cards from N or others would also be welcome.
 

A:Nvidia branded APG video card

The best thing I can think is trying to look-up the serial number if there are still stickers on any of them, otherwise you'll have no choice but to swap them in your PC one at a time and see if you can ID them with GPU-Z.

Sorry I couldn't be of more help.
 

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

A:Solved: Nvidia Video Card Help

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

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

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

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I accidentally changed something and I don't know what! I can't get the color to be 256 bit, only 16. I tried downloading the latest driver but it didn't work. When I try to change it to 256 color it says to check the display in the device manager, and that says that everything is working. Can you give me any help??? Thanks
 

A:nvidia geforce 256 video card

Your going to need to get the drivers reinstalled. If you still have the installation cd run it and load the drivers from there. If not download the latest from http://www.nvidia.com.
Last ditch, go to device manager, remove the card, reboot and reinstall.
 

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

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

A:nVidia Chipset and ATI Video Card

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

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If I move my Side Bar up or down too fast and the Icons in a Group like C:\Windows where Take time to refresh my machine will get a weird Video pattern and crash. I have tried different refresh rates, Newest drivers & Testing my machine with Fix It Utilities 4.0 but nothing works. This is a 1.8 Ghz with a 120 GIG and a 17 Gig drive.
Anyone else have a problem like this???
Thanks
Fairbanks
 

A:Xtasy Nvidia MX 420 64 Meg Video Card

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Hi folks,

Bad storm came through this morning. Afterwards when booting pc all i've gotten was 800 x 600 resolution with 16 color.

I've downloaded and updated the drivers for monitor and the Nvidia GEForce4 MX 440 video card.

No help.

Each time I try to change the display it forces me to restart pc to allow change. Previously I could always see the display change and choose whether I wanted to keep it or not without a restart. When I accept change and restart, computer hangs and monitor light goes to standby. Only way to recover is a ctr-alt-del and enter. PC restarts but comes right back to the huge 800 x 600 resolution.

Machine is also very, very slow in everything it does since this morning. I tried moving the monitor to the onboard video and rebooting, but then it never came on ... stayed in standby mode.

Is it possible for me to disable the video card while still plugged into it and be able to revert back to the onboard video just to test the card?

I haven't had a lot of experience with monitors and video cards. I'm not even positive they are the problem.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

She's
 

A:Nvidia Video Card Fried?

G'day shesun4givn2...wow that is certainly a name!
I would suggest removing the power from the machine, then removing the video card and plugging the monitor back into the onboard video socket.
On re-power up it will (with luck) realise the onboard video is required and load the driver for it and produce an image.
You shouldn't need drivers at this point, hopefully you won't need to enter BIOS and make any changes.
See if you can get that up.
(It sounds like the video card may be crippled)
Lightning does not need to strike the prower lines to kill a machine, it is always worthwhile unplugging or fitting a surge protection device. (these work sometimes)
Cheers, qldit.
 

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Hello would like to know if I can connect my svideo tv out to my video in on my VCR and will it work? I don't have a svideo connection on my TV. I know I can convert svideo to RCA to work with my VCR. Any help would be appreciated, the people from dell don't have an answer.
Thanks,
Neesh
 

A:Nvidia Ge force video card

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Okay, I don't know why it happens but every-time I install Windows Vista on my desktop my video card can't install the correct drivers. I have a GeForce 9400 GT, I have downloaded the Nvidia driver for Windows Vista 32-bit and it will always tell me it can't find the matching product (Or whatever) Then when i looked into my device manager i can't see anything that resembles a video card. So in other words i'm looking for help on making a drive that works for my computer.
 

A:Freshly new Windows Vista VIDEO CARD PROBLEMS!!!!!!

hi are you sure the issue is not a problem with the card itself
 

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Hi, my friend just got a radeon hd 2600 video card and he can't change the resolution of his screen. when he changes resolution the screen goes black and then comes back as 800x600
He wants it to be at 1400x900

He has reinstalled his video card once already. Sometimes when he changes resolution through the catalyst menu he has to go to safe mode to start up his computer because the screen stays black.
 

A:video card won't change resolutions(Windows Vista)

Have your friend check the ATI website for updated Catalyst drivers for his card.
 

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After doing a clean install of Windows 7 64-bit because of a computer crash I had that involved the "display drivers have recovered" error or whatever I have re-installed all my drivers except video ones.

I have an m15x alienware laptop that originally had Vista 32-bit and I upgraded to 7 64-bit so I can't use my support disc to install the video drivers.

Then whenever I try downloading the drivers off nvidia or any other site I can't get windows to start up and have to restore because it either freezes at the Windows Starting Up screen or I get the BSOD.

My graphics card isn't showing up in device manager so I can't even search for updates.
Everything else is working perfectly except the graphic stuff and with a gaming laptop that I also use for design work it doesnt mean much to me unless I can fix what is wrong with it.
Help will be very appreciated.

A:NVIDIA graphics card issue

Try to install the drivers in safe mode

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Ok, got this system from a friend, needed a simple reformat. It's a Dell Dimension 8300. 2 questions I have, first, why will it not boot up past the post screens unless both cd roms are hooked up? One of his roms was bad, so I disconnected it, and set the good one for master. Upon rebooting, it said it couldnt find secondary master, or slave devices, and wouldnt allow me to go any further except for setup. So to make sure the second one wasnt also bad, I connected 2 cd roms of my own that I knew were in perfectly working order. But still, 2 cd drives had to be hooked up for it just to function properly. Something in the bios setup? Now onto the more pressing issue, which would be my second question. I had reinstalled windows Home onto this system successfully, all the drivers off of the original installation disc that came with the machine. However, upon rebooting, it would get past the Winxp logo, then freeze up. Nothing came up message wise for errors, until after rebooting about 3 or 4 times. This error message popped up:

A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer. The problem seems to be caused by the following file: nv4_disp
The device driver got stuck in an infinite loop. This usually indicates a problem with the device itself, or with the divice driver programming the hardware incorrectly.

Technical Information: *** STOP: 0x000000EA (0x8215FDA8, 0x81F00518, 0xF8975CBC, 0x00000001)

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Over the past week I have had my graphics card crash several times while gaming.I get the message Display driver stopped responding and has recovered". I'm running windows 10 and when I open precision x 16 I noticed that my GPU Clock is always at 979MHZ which doesn't seem right when i'm just on the internet, but it does go up while gaming. Everything is up to date, maybe the driver is going bad? Here's a link to the picture showing precision x. http://postimg.org/image/5z0d5ogfd/
 

A:Graphic card issue Nvidia GTX 660 ti

The hardware/gaming experts here can help you better if you provide a description(brand name, model number, wattage, speed, etc.) of the following:
Motherboard
Processor
RAM
Power supply

If that's a factory-brand computer and not a custom/home-built one, also provide its brand name and model name and model number.

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