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New graphics card + New Halo=Problem?

Q: New graphics card + New Halo=Problem?

Today I went on a 'splurge' if you will, and bought a Radeon 9200 and Halo on PC. I installed the graphics card and did a test run on UT2K3 and it ran just fine. I installed Halo and played for a bit, and it ran fine, but when I exited the game my computer crashed and restarted. I looked up some help and downloaded a new patch off microsoft.com but the problem still continues. I disabled 'Restart after System Failure' (or something along the lines of that) and went off to play some more Halo. I exited, and got the Windows XP Blue screen of death. It said it was ready to dump my physical memory. Holy crap. I rebooted my computer and everything is running fine but I'm too scared to play Halo again because my computer might freak out and explode or something. Anybody know what the problem is/how to fix it?

Comp Specs:
HP a220n
AMD Athlon 2800+ 2.1GHz CPU
512 MB Ram
Graphics Cards: GeForce4 integrated 64mb, updated to ATI RADEON 9200 128mb
Windows XP Home

Thanks in advance

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Hello,
Recently, I got a new graphics card for my computer (the card was Galaxy NVIDA GEForce 620). Well, after install some things changed that I do not like:
Some games act weird. In particular, Halo CE. Before my graphics card, this game ran well. Now, after the card, when I start the game, it remains at a screen w/ the word 'Halo' printed in the center, which is normal. But, instead of starting the game, it stays at this screen, only it starts flashing. This is starting to worry me. Not just the flashing, but afterwards, I couldn't use explorer. I'd click on explorer, and it wont run. Is there something wrong with the card, computer, or me?

*I am still new to the forums, and I don't know how to reply to what people say on my post, here. So if you reply to this, if you could please check back to see if i replied with another comment? Thankyou

A:Halo CE behaving weird w/ new graphics card.

Hello again,

As you mentioned you got a new card. Did you remove drivers of your old graphic card and then install the drivers for your new card?

If not, follow this.

1. Download Driver Sweeper. This small program will help you to remove left overs of your old driver.
2. Uninstall the drivers that you have now.
3. Reboot is Safe mode. Run Driver Sweeper. Select "AMD" or "Nvidia" (which ever card you had before this one). This will remove all the bits of old driver and make your PC clean.
4. Reboot in normal mode. Install the latest drivers for your card and reboot again.

Check and keep us posted

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I'm having a problem others seem to encouter, but can't get it resolved. I bought a ATI Radeon 600X Pro 256MB/PCI-E card. I have an Emachine T6410 computer with built in ati xpress 200. Specs found herehttp://www.emachines.com/support/product_support.html?cat=desktop&subcat=T-Series&model=T6410)

My problem is after installing the card my computer doesn't recognize the hardware. As soon as I put the card in, my monitor will not work. The computer boots up and the monitor has power, but no picture. The card fan is working...i can hear it. I take the card out and it works fine.

Here is what I have tried:
-Called emachines for support and after disabling my onboard graphics, still doesn't work, they say call ATI
-Tried support from ATI....no help, they say its the computer
-Tried disabling in BIOS, but it doesn't offer a selection for that. It also does't have a PNP feature. Only first initial display..which I tried on PCIEX
-Plug monitor to both card, and onboard.
-Check MSI website and I do have updated BIOS

I can tell that the onboard graphics are disabled due to large scale print. I tried uninstalling the drivers, but when i turn it on it detects and installs the built in graphics. I just can't get the monitor to work whenever the card is inserted. If it would work I could manually install the hardware and drivers. I'm thinking I need a different BIOS that would let me use PNP and disable onboard graphi... Read more

A:Problem installing new graphics card on Emachine/onboard-graphics

An extreme option

As you do have the option of a working computer prior to installing the new card I would back up any files that are important to you..
Then, before I would pay someone else BIG bucks, I would put in the new card and try a fresh install of windows. Force it to recognise your new card. The drivers that Windows will pick should suffice until the install is done and you can then install the card specific drivers from your disk.
This is given ONLY as a choice. I am not sure this will solve your problem but IT IS something this cheap bas____ would try before paying someone else.

Good Luck and check back, maybe someone else will contribute a better idea.
Greg
 

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Friends,

Lately I have been having graphics problems in games. There are these " artifacts", wierd shapes, triangles, ect that appear and "shot" through my screen. it is hard to explain what it looks like, except that it is NOT normal.

It is hard to say when these appeared. I have recently got a different monitor. It is not new. It is a Dell CRT monitor. I replaced 1 CRT with another because I am cheap .

I have the latest drivers, I think, for my graphics card ( GeForce 5700 LE ). Not great , but not terrible. I play the games with either low or medium settings. I ran a benchmark test that was terrible.

Any ideas as to weather it is the card or monitor?
 

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I've had the original Halo for a few months now, and up until a few days ago all was well.

Now, for some reason, I see white horizontal lines whenever I am in game and I move my view (especially on the underground levels). The lines stretch right across the screen and distort the picture. It's quite hard to describe, but it looks as if the picture is being slashed at with a giant knife.

This issue occurs only when I have the 'decals' settings set to on, but this option has previously given me no problems.

The only thing two things that have changed recently are my RAM being upgraded to 4 gigs from 2, and getting the latest graphics drivers from the nVidia web site (163.69) tosolve an issue with another game.

I know this isn't really a big issue, but the decals (the blood, bullet-holes and explosion scorch-marks) are quite an important part of the visual experience, so I was wondering if anyone could help me.

Thnks in advance. [Windows Vista 32-bit and 8800 GTS 320 Mb]
 

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Okay, so I've just had to turn my graphics card off. This is because the problem that has plagued me for the better part of the year has gotten worse.

The problem? THIS:

This first started in the first Q of the year. During a game (HL2 GarrysMod), the graphics screwed up. The thing is, when I got back to desktop, everything worked (works) fine. Just the graphics are b*ggered royally. After an email exchange with the sellers of the graphics card (An Abit Radeon 9600SE), Dabs, I got them to take it back and "fix" it. By "fix", I meant that after using the "fixed" card for a while (a couple/few months) it happened again (around September) . So I asked them again, but the warranty had expired so no help there. So I simply didn't play any games. Apart from a small period of time in October (Where it worked for some reason, then started screwing up again), I haven't been able to play any 3D games. I then reasoned that it struggled on the 3D factor. So I started playing 2D games like CnC RA2 and Baldurs Gate. But then, recently, they started to screw up too. So I stopped playing games. But now tonight, the card started screwing up, on the desktop. So I disabled the card.

More information. While the card was away getting "fixed" my stepdad lent me a spare card of his (which he no longer has), an Nvidia 5200. When i put it in, the motherboard wouldn't recognise it. So we did everything; we reinstalled windows, we did the... Read more

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will halo work for my windows xp =800MHz,512MB,32m nvidia (0x002d)
will my video card work for halo?

if no what is the best video card for halo?
 

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I got halo on my laptop and said my graphic card is below than expected when my laptop i got it this year it a R61 lenovo with Vista Buisness on it, why it say my graphic card is below expected? Help Me

A:I got Halo on Vista and it said the graphic card is below exspected....

you may need to update halo with the latest patches
HaloŽ: Combat Evolved (PC)
you laptop only has Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 in theory it should play but not really the best gpu for playing games

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I have a halo for pc and when i load it it says that my video card needs to be better or 128 mb or more does someone know how to increase the memory without adding new hardware? Any help would be appreciated. i have a 2002 toshiba laptop with a trident cyberbalde xp video card pls heeeeeelp me
 

A:I have problems with my halo game beacause of videp card pls help me :)

halo help

You basically need a new graphics card with more memory to run that. I'm not sure if your laptop's graphics are upgradeable. Laptops tend to be specialized (i.e not upgradeable).
 

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Hi, I have a EVGA e-GeForce 7600GT 256 MB PCIe Video Card which supports the SLI technology allowing me to link up 2 or more graphics cards for greater performance. Now this card has DDR3 memory. I wanted to know if I can link it up with a DDR2 memory graphics card which also supports SLI. If I can, how will this difference affect performance?
 

A:Linking a DDR2 memory graphics card with DDR3 SLI graphics card?

Now this card has DDR3 memoryClick to expand...

Which card?? "A card with DDR3 memory", or "A thingy with a red switch on it" tell us just as much.
But if it's not another 7600 GT you're trying to SLi, just forget it, especially if you're going to buy the other card.
 

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Hi There People, I need your help!

I have just bought a new gaphics card (Xpert Vision Nvidia 8500GT 256MB)
and have installed it okay (i think)

Problem is i now have NO ICONS on my desktop whatsoever, i have had to use Ctrl+Alt+Del just to run Iexplorer so i can visit this site!

Any ideas would be welcome as i am desperate!

Thanks in advance...

Paul.
 

A:Graphics card Card Problem...

How did you install it? please say what you did when you installed it in your PC..and did you install anything else, did you update driver's from nVidia's or the manufacturer's website..etc..

Welcome to TSG!
 

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Here are my specs:
Dell Dimension 8100
P4 1.7ghz CPU, 100mhz fsb
512mb Rambus Ram
Card:
ATI Fire GL Z1 128mb

Everything seemed to work fine as of a couple days ago - And then I decided to open up my machine and clean dust out of the power supply and cpu fan...

Now when I play World of Warcraft, I get polygons that stick out of my character, and triangles for shadows...! When I play video clips, i get these green lines down the screen. When i restart the machine, the Windows Xp logo looks kind of fuzzy - It's not completely distorted, but it looks like bits and pieces of it has been chipped off... best way I can describe it.
I've tried updating drivers, rolling back the driver, system restore, reseating the card, changing various settings, changing BIOS settings, flashing the BIOS... The only way to get the video to play normally is when I slide the Hardware Acceleration bar down to "Disable all DirectDraw and Direct3D Accerations" - which seems to remove the green lines, but then my game is all screwy.
I have Directx 9.0c. I tired to reinstall it from the Microsoft site, but i got an invalid genuine windows authorization blah blah error =x
Everything used to be near flawless.
Been working on this for a few days now, reading posts, taking my PC apart, any suggestions would be great.

-IamDumb
 

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Hello everyone ) Before I go to sleep, I decided post here my problem, which drawing me crazy

So, I`am playing Counter-Strike 1.6 and only this one game, few months back unfortunately my graphic card Nvidia MX 400 (64MB) died, so I have to buy new, I bought Gigabyte Radeon 9600 pro (128MB) and then my problems start

So, I have very badly fps drops when playing Counter-strike from 90 to 30-45 and it`s just doesn`t let me play this game...

Mmm now is late and my head jcan`t think, how to describe my problem...

http://www.bildem.lv/bilde/suda_pc_1268522026.png

Look to your selves, it`s not fine if I have 40FPS when ONLY 8 players are playing

What I have tryed:
Try to change drivers, newest drivers worked even worse
Try to change graphic card like Radeon 9200, Nvidia FX 5500 - same problem
Reinstall Windows
Change speed from 8x to 4x - nothing hapens

Nothing helped

My PC isn`t so good, but when I have old graphic card everythink was fine...

My PC:

Motherboard - PCChips M851
CPU - AMD Sempron, 1583 MHz (9.5 x 167) 2300+
Memory - 512MB
OS - Windows XP PRO SP3

What can I do???
 

A:Graphics Card problem

There's a few things you can try, but for starters I would completely uninstall the video drivers for whatever card you are using. Use the Add/Remove programs window to remove the drivers regularly and then run Driver Sweeper to purge all remaining associated files. Restart the system and press the Del key to access BIOS.

In the BIOS, make sure that onboard graphics is disabled and the primary adapter is set to AGP or PCIe... whatever you have. Exit and save changes to BIOS and then let Windows boot up normally. Download and install the latest graphics drivers and restart the computer again when prompted. When the system comes back online, try running the game again and see if the framerate is acceptable.

If you still have problem, I'd be inclined to thing the issue lies with the game itself and not your hardware. If the game is installed on a separate drive, perhaps reinstalling it would correct the framerate. If you are running the game through Steam, verify the files or change the settings to the default. You should also make sure to update to the latest DirectX 9.0c and that there are no background processes hogging up resources, like Antivirus programs or open browsers.
 

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I recently had a HD error and had to replace my old one with a new one and reinstall my whole PC.

Now whenever i try play any games i get ridiculous lag and very low frames per second, before my reformat i had 90FPS in Call Of Duty 2, now im lucky to have 50 Im using exactly the same setup with the latest Omega Drivers but i did try the latest ATI drivers and had the same problem.

Im using an x800 Ati Radeon AGP card btw, if you need more details please ask

I do have this note in my DxDiag:




Several files (kstvtune.ax, ksxbar.ax, kswdmcap.ax, etc.) are incorrectly installed in the Windows folder and should be deleted.Click to expand...


 

A:Graphics Card Problem

What about DirectX? If that is in order too, then use Driver Cleaner Pro from here. Use the instructions on that same page to uninstall all traces of ur drivers completely. Then re-intall DirectX 9.0C plus the latest updates (June 2006 is the latest I think) and re-install ur drivers too. See if the problem still exists. What card do u have BTW?
 

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I use a 6600 GT on an XP Pro.The Comp's specs:


3.00 Ghz
1024 Ram
40 GB Hard Disk


Now last week,I got the mup.sys error.I had to do repair installations to get to XP.I noticed,after formatting,that the mup.sys error comes only when new harware is installed.I installed DirectX 9,and then the error came again.I installed the latest drivers for my card,and then the error came again.If I leave the computer alone,without installing any new stuff,it works fine.


What do I do to solve this strange problem?Is it because of my card or is my Hard Disk corrupt?
 

A:Is this a problem with my Graphics Card?

Don't know the error.

Maybe do a full defrag and scan for bad sectors.
 

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can u plz help me... i have xfx nvidia geforce 9500 gt 1gb ddr2... 2 days ago it became totally dead, my pc does not start when it is put but pc works fine with on board VGA... and the gaming card also doesnt work in another pc with the same specification as mine... is there any way to repair..?

A:graphics card problem...

Hello moazim,

Nope, it cannot be repaired.

Replace the card with a new one; post the rest of your system specs by following the tutorial below, (especially your PSU and its wattage) and a price point you can afford so that we can offer you some recommendations.

System Info - See Your System Specs

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Howdy folks. I recently built a new computer, and when I attempt to start it up, nothing displays on my monitor.

There are four LEDs on my graphics card. Only three of them will turn on, and the one that wont turn on depends on which side i hook the plugs. I need to put two six pin power plugs into it, and one of the plugs only illuminates one of the LEDs next to it. I am afraid I may not be using the right power adapters. One of the plugs I use for the graphics card has a little offshoot plug on it, with two additional pins on a seperate plug, and the other does not, which leads me to believe they are not the same type of power. They are, however, the only two plugs which fit the slot.

Is the problem that my graphics card is bad? Is my motherboard bad? Is the conenction bad? Is the power supply not giving enough juice, or the wrong kind of juice?

Here is all of my hardware:

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3947461

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703005
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136038
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115018
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835186134
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231098
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129021
 

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My sister got a sony vaio for Xmas and it came with an integrated video card. So i thought i would get her the new radeon x900 pro. Today i installed it and flipped on the power, neither the integrated video card or the radeon where sending information to the monitor. We took the card back out and then the integrated video card started working agian. We then installed the drivers and put the card back in, the screen still showed it was recieving no information. Is there sometihng i forgot to do, or this new card needs to work?
 

A:Graphics Card Problem

Possibly but most VIAO do not take well to any changes. If its not too late I would actually recommend taking the computer and getting anything other then a VIAO as they are some of the worst peices of crap I've seen. Sony support is also extremely lacking in the PC area.

Also, there is no Radeon X900. But most of the other X series cards need a seperate auxilory power connector plugged in for the card to work. You also need a decent powersupply of 350 watts or better for these cards - something which most Sony's do not have.

Also check the manual for any changes you have to make in order to get a seperate card to work, you may need to use a jumper of change a setting in order to get the AGP card to work.
 

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My sister installed Minecraft onto the family computer about a week ago. She left te settings on high and it put a lot of strain on the computer. It was really whirring away. Minecraft would quit a lot and eventually the resolution and colors were set really low one time when it started back up. Long story short, to get that totally fixed, I had to uninstall an old Java, install the newer updates (so the game would run), and reinstall the nvidia drivers. Today, after working good for a few days, the screen thing happened again, but just upon startup. Reinstalling the drivers does nothing and I can't reset the colors/resolution before reinstalling them, like I could last time. I can change the settings and hit ok, but it never changes.

The device manager says thatthere is a problem with the graphics card and that it cannot boot.

Do I need a new graphics card?

Tech info:
Dell Vostro 200 Mini Tower
Nvidia Geforce 8600 GT
2.something ghz processor (I'll look up if needed)
Windows XP
Early 2009

Thanks!
 

A:Graphics Card Problem?

Try running a system restore.
Start>accessories>System Tools>System Restore
 

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Well first I should give some history behind my problem...

I had an old Geforce FX 5200 that worked fine, but was just old and the fan blew, so I needed to update. On the same day I bought a new GFX card (a Geforce 6200. BFG brand) I bought a new monitor. It's a Dell LCD monitor. I don't believe the problem is related to the monitor, but I could be wrong.

About a week ago I bought yet another GFC card after experiencing a multitude of problems with the 6200. It had tons of graphical glitches including weird lines of debris on .gif files and on program GUI.

Well my new gfx card IS better in the fact I can view images just fine, but now the GUI problem is worse. I don't get what's wrong...

My new card is a Geforce 8400 GS from PNY bought it at Best Buy.

The following info is taken from dxdiag

Operating System: Windows XP Home Edition (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_gdr.080814-1233)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Dell Computer Corporation
System Model: Dimension 3000
BIOS: Phoenix ROM BIOS PLUS Version 1.10 A03
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.40GHz
Memory: 1278MB RAM
Page File: 451MB used, 2601MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.2180 32bit Unicode

Card name: NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: GeForce 8400 GS
DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC
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Not sure what's going on!!! eMachines Model T3256 about a year and a half old. We played all the games on it all the time. All of a sudden problems started. The games played the most were Backyard Baseball, Toontown, and rolercoaster tycoon. All playable at one time. Installed Rollercoaster Tycoon 2 and things went bad. Did everything i could but cannot figure whats going on. Updated drivers for graphics cards, directx,......

The only thing i did notice is that when I run the test Direct 3D i do see cubes in all three tests but i only see the logo on the faces of the cube on test 7interfaces. 8 and 9 interfaces, i see only the cubes. On the surfaces are strange patterns and colors.

Thought maybe someone out there could help.

here are the particulars with my PC:

Operating System: Windows XP Home Edition (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_gdr.050301-1519)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: eMachines
System Model: Product Name
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) XP 3200+, MMX, 3DNow, ~2.2GHz
Memory: 448MB RAM
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.2180 32bit Unicode
Card name: NVIDIA GeForce4 MX Integrated GPU
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: GeForce4 MX Integrated GPU
 

A:Is this a graphics card problem?

gsierra said:



Installed Rollercoaster Tycoon 2 and things went bad. Did 8 and 9 interfaces, i see only the cubes. On the surfaces are strange patterns and colors.Click to expand...

Hello and Welcome to Techspot!

What exactly went bad with Rollercoaster Tycoon 2?
Those strange patterns and color may be caused by overheating. Have you cleaned all the dust inside your case lately? If not, please do it. Clean all the fans (power supply, CPU, etc.), the motherboard, heatsinks, etc. And then try again.
 

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Hi all.
I have a couple issues with my PC but I'm afraid my knowledge isn't extensive enough to sort them out. They may be related, not sure though.
I have got a complete Sandra log that I can post if required. I don't understand most of what it says and it is HUGE (6+ Mb) so I wont post it unless asked to do so.

Firstly, I have 3 sticks of RAM installed. A 512 and 2X256. My bios tells me I have a gig as it should but once I get into windows everything tells me I have only 768Mb. That includes System Properties and Sandra itself.

Secondly, I have an ATI 1800AIW graphiics card that isn't performing how it should. It really has trouble with a lot of games. When I let Call of Duty 2 auto setup for me it actually turns everything lower than it did with my Nvidia FX5200. Occasionally the game will freeze and the pc will reboot. I have tried replacing my driver with different versions of the AIW one several times and have even rolled back the Catalist Control Center software but nothing helps. My 3DMark06 score is just over 3000 which is at the very bottom for systems similar to mine.

< Processor >
Model: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 3500+
Speed: 2.20GHz
Model Number: 3500
Cores per Processor: 1 Unit(s)
Threads per Core: 1 Unit(s)
Internal Data Cache: 64kB, Synchronous, Write-Back, 2-way, 64 byte
line size
L2 On-board Cache: 512kB, ECC, Synchronous, Write-Back, 16-way,
64 byte line size

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System: 939Dual-SATA2
Mainboard: 939Dual-SATA2
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I have a dell inspiron 531, I have installed a 750 watt psu and a nvidia geforce 9800 GTX+ Superclocked edition and 4 gb of ram. I have used this rig for over a year now and the other day i took it aprat to clean the dust out and when i put it back together its ignoring my graphics card. It will only use the onboard video. My card does not show up in device manager and i have set in the BIOS to use the PCI-E slot before the onboard. I have tried reseating the card and the ram and unpluging all uneccesary things but i am having no such luck. I have also tried removing the battery to reset the CMOS and that still doesnt work. I am beffudled as to what happened all i did was take the card out and blow away the dust and then put it back in. i checked the contacts and the pci-e port for dust and debris but there is none. PLEASE HELP ME!!!
 

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Hi,
I just cleaned out my computer of all dust and when I reattached all the cables the graphics card would run really fast along with other stuff running fine, then eventually shut down. The monitor would not turn on either or rather not display anything because of the graphics card. This never happened before and was working completely fine before I started cleaning, I don't think I broke anything aside from maybe part of a fan (Long story) but I don't see how that could affect the graphics card. Some things I have tried doing to see if it fixes it:
- Changing to the other PCI Express port.
- Changing the graphics card to an older one.
- Changing the cables.
- Unplugging and replugging the power cables many times.
- Tried unplugging different fans to see if that changed it.

All of these still ended up with the same problem, it is pissing me off as I need the computer urgently for some documents.
Any help me greatly appreciated.

PS Computer Specs:
CPU: Phenom II X4 955
Motherboard: GA-MA790XT-UD4P
Graphics Card:AMD Radeon HD 6900 series

A:Graphics Card Problem

Were you properly grounded while working on the PC?

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I have a problem with my Nvidia 8800gts 512, i left my computer on idle by mistake today, after playing 5 or so minutes of wow, this happens,

http://i218.photobucket.com/albums/cc308/tomsutton_2007/Untitled.jpg

My computer spec:
Windows 7
Nvidia 8800gts 512
4gb ram
Antec nine hundred gaming case
Asus p5k-e
Freeze pro 7
Intel core 2 quad q6600
Huntkey 550w
750gb hardrive

Tom
 

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I have just bought and install a Radeon 7000 Graphics Card in my WinXP computer, everything works fine for about 15 to 20 minutes, then the screen has white lines running down the image is still there but is very faint and broken, this only happens when playing games, this dosen't happen on games that require less than 1mb of RAM to run. I have changed the monitor, screen Hz, screen resolutions and colours and it still happens. Anyone know what's causing it?
 

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Hi,
I've got a sapphire radeon 1950 graphics card with the correct driver (it's new and i've tried re-installing the driver). Whenever i try to play games, it beeps repeatedly but i can play, but then it randomly stops and the screen goes blank and says 'no signal'. I can't do anything except turn my pc off and on again. Half the time it loads up like nothing has happened, the rest of the time i get this error message:

BCCode : 10000050 BCP1 : FF030000 BCP2 : 00000000 BCP3 : F825FDEB
BCP4 : 00004150 OSVer : 5_1_2600 SP : 2_0 Product : 768_1

Can anyone help? Much appreciated
 

A:graphics card problem

The card beeps? Or is it the motherboard.
You can usually locate a copy of the beep codes from the motherboard manufacturers web site... these might be helpful.
The Saphire Radeon 1950 is a good video graphics card, but nearly 15 % of video graphics cards arrive defective... regardless of the brand.
Since it is new, I would check with the Tech support people a the Saphire site... or just return it to the seller for replacement.
 

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Hello. I have a weird problem with my GPU. As I turn on a GPU burn-in in Kombustor I got black screen and 1 sec later white small squares on screen. To fix that I often turn off PC and then PSU for about 5 sec. Sometimes it work. GPU was tested 0% errors in VRAM, Voltage is stuck at 1,263V

PC:
OS Version: Windows 8.1 Microsoft, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3070 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 238122 MB, Free - 124210 MB; D: Total - 152623 MB, Free - 16047 MB;
Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., P43-ES3G

How do I fix this problem?
 

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Hi

Wonder if anyone can help my PC has, i think a graphics card issue sometime when I switch it on it works perfectly other times I get a distoted screen with lots og blocky pixels tehn it switches the monitor off. I have dusted the inside but still happens.

Thanks
 

A:Graphics Card Problem

sounds like a loose connection. but on most laptops your only solution is to send it in as the graphics chip is intergrated and not something you can fix yourself
 

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Hi, jumped on my computer after a break of about two weeks and there seems to be a problem with the display (monitor refresh rate seems to have dropped). The device manager informs me that,

"The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28)

To reinstall the drivers for this device, click Reinstall Driver."

When trying to do this I am presented with the message,

"Cannot install this hardware

There was a problem installing this hardware:

Radeon 9000 Series

An error occured during the installation of this device

Access is denied"​

Can anyone help me with this?

Thx in advance
 

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Hi all

I'm new to this forum and I've searched around but I've not been able to find anything similar to this posted elsewhere.

My PC Is only a couple of months old and today it's started misbehaving. Twice I've had the whole system freeze up and the screen shows a series of vertical lines. Once this happens, the whole system is locked and all I can do is restart the machine.
Can you give me any ideas on what is causing this? I wondered if it's a problem with the graphics card (AMD Radeon HD 7700 1GB). Here is a photo of the screen the last time this happened and I've included the info from TSG SysInfo below.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3550 CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8157 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 7700 Series, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 476837 MB, Free - 268519 MB; E: Total - 953866 MB, Free - 563955 MB;
Motherboard: ASRock, H61M-HVS
Antivirus: SymantecAntiVirus, Updated and Enabled
 

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So, there is something wrong with my video card, and I'm trying to figure out if it is a hardware issue. I am fairly certain that it is, but I thought I would seek some advice. For a while, I have been periodically getting a blue screen with the following message:

"A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.

Attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed.

If this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. If this screen appears again, follow these steps:

Check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed.
If this is a new installation, ask your hardware or software manufacturer for any windows updates you might need.

If problems continue, disable or remove any newly installed hardware or software. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing.
If you need to use Safe Mode to remove or disable components, restart your computer, press F8 to select Advanced Startup Options, and then select Safe Mode.

Technical Information:

*** STOP: 0x00000116 (0xFFFFFA800433F010,0xFFFFFA60024106A0,0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000002)
*** nvlddmkm.sys ? Address FFFFFA60024106A0 base at FFFFFA6002408000, DateStamp 473ca863

Collecting data for crash dump ?
Initializing disk for crash dump ?
Beginning dump of physical memory.
Dumping physical memory to disk: 85"

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A:Graphics card problem

The driver could have become corrupt. Did you replace it? I didn't see anywhere, where it said you did

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I have a older computer C51G - M754 and I was given a working Ge Force 8600 gt overclock graphics card. Is it compatible. So far the it will not locate the card at all.
 

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Hello, i need to know whether my graphics card can play css as i have already encountered probs with playing demos. Can anyone help. I think my graphics card is SiS
 

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Pot noodle only available in Wales, so you must be Welsh. Sorry about the rugby.
Find the makers site and download and install the latest set of drivers for your card. If it is an on-board card, forget it and get a "proper" one.
 

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Hey.

I'm having a problem with my graphics card.

First, some specs of my comp

Windows XP PRO
256mb RAM
1ghz AMD Athlon
Gforce FX5600xt 256mb

So when I switched from an MX440 to the fx5600xt, my internet stopped working. My LAN connections were still good (i could access other parts of my network) but the internet did not work. Soon after, my primary hard drive burned out. I switched hard drives, and now my computer is back up and running, but the internet still doesnt work. infact, when i start up the home network wizard, it says it doesnt detect my networking hardware (i have a ethernet card) but the card's power light still goes on. also, i tried installing THESE DRIVERS
and half way through the installation it told me that my graphics card was not compatible with windows xp! it also said that this could cause the internet to stop working, and create other conflicts. i just clicked continue installation and finished installing the drivers. any help would be greatly appreciated because i have to get this computer up and running before school starts.

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A:Problem with graphics card

recommend you double your ram
did you uninstall your old drivers before installing the new ones
reseat the nic card
try it in another slot
try another cat cable

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I recently bought a ATI Radeon 9600XT graphics card, but when I put it in and load up windows half the screen is filled with this blue crap. I thought maybe it just needed to be installed, so I did that, but it didn't do a thing. When I put my old graphics card back there's no problems. Any advice?

A:Graphics Card Problem

greetings

go into your device manager and uninstall the original card first.. then turn it off ...and then reinstall your new card with the driver disk ready.
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Hi
My pc went into standby and I couldnt revive it so I had to reset it. Now I can only get 480 x640 with only 4 colours. I have tried uninstalling driver, new drivers, directx etc, but nothing works. The resolution scale allows me to slide to better resolution but doesnt change anything. I suspect my graphics card is shagged but am reluctant to change as it was expensive and I am skint. is there a way to test the card? Any help would be dandy.
im using vista btw.
Darren
 

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Ok it all started when one day my Geforce FX5200 just up and died. So I went looking for a new card, I ended having a friend send me one for free. Its a FX 5700, so I put it in and all it did was the first screen when booting a computer with a card, the one where it says what kinda card it is and what-not. Then it goes to a black screen and thats it. I then tried my onboard, which works fine. My girlfriend gave me her ultra crappy MX420 and it works fine as well.

I was wondering if its my Power supply that can't handle it or what. I have added a few things the past few months (DVD burner, 1 Gig of memory & 60GB Hard drive) but i replaced my old 250W PSU with a 350W PSU. I talked to my friend and he said it worked fine the last time he used it and nothing was wrong as far as he knew. Just wondering if you guys have tips on what to check to see if it is my computer or if it is the card. Here is my computer specs...

Win XP SP2
CPU Type AMD Athlon XP, 1800 MHz (13.5 x 133) 2200+
Motherboard Name FIC AM35 (3 PCI, 1 AGP, 2 DIMM, Audio, Video)
Motherboard Chipset VIA VT8375 ProSavageDDR KM266
System Memory 2048 MB (PC2700 DDR SDRAM)
80 Gig & 60 Gig hard drives

Thanks,
Justin
 

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350 should be plenty for that card iam runnng more stuff on my system with 350watt and have a ati hd 2400pro
 

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Okay, i ordered a new PSU to go with an ATI Radeon HD 4850 a few days ago. I get the parts today, put in the PSU, connect all the necessary wires, and start the coputer, and it works fine. I shut down, put in the card, and connect the 6-pin PCI-E connector, and the computer won't start, the blue LED's on the PSU come on for a second, then shuts off, and i have to unplug the PSU and wait a while before i can start my comp again (without the 6-pin connector plugged in. I think it may be the card, becuase the PSU works fine without the card, but i'm not sure.

This is the PSU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182032
 

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ok not sure if this should be in hardware or games. But while loading up the character screen in Diablo 3 my video card just stops working and my computer stays on but i can not shut it down or do anything but click the on/off button in the back to restart it up. i lose video obviously as well.

it was a gigabyte radeon r7 260x (rev 2)
 

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still having problems?? Post the specs of your PSU and your computer make and model
 

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I've just got a brand new computer with top specs, and I'm having HUGE problems playing games. Multimedia / internet etc are all fine but no games will play. They just run and crash!! I've been advised that the problem is with my graphics card - which is currently a Nvidia Riva TNT 2.
I've tried downloading and updating drivers - Detonator for example, but exactly the same thing happens.
I've ran DXDiag and no problems have been found. I've no test for AGP though, is this worrying? Everything else with my computer is fine, it's just that games immediately crash.
Any ideas guys?

My specs are....Athlon 1400 processor, 256 Ram, 40Gb Hard drive, Nvidia Riva TNT 2 card (5.1.2001 version), Windows XP.

Thanks
Aaron
 

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I purchased Empire Total War and it was playing fine for a couple of weeks, the last time however, it crashed.
Since then the graphics card (NVIDIA 8300GS) has been switched off by windows- problem code 43.
Have attempted to update drivers and even uninstalled and reinstalled the graphics card but my computer is still reporting the same problem code.

Any ideas how to resolve this?

Any help would be much appreciated.
 

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Hello Jacks1515.

I would suggest the first step would be to ensure that the card is in fact still good and the best way to do that would be to try it in another computer and see if you get the same results.

Searching around a bit it appears that in some cases that error was caused by a faulty card and replacing it was the solution so somehow it needs to be eliminated as the cause of the error.

Since you mention that it worked before it strikes me as even more suspicious.
 

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I have a Pentium 4, about a week ago the graphics card fan started to make buzzing and staggered sounds, so I took it to Best Buy, and one of the Geek Squad tech told me it was on its last legs, so I bought another one. An ATI Radeon X1300 pro and now my PC keeps getting stuck, it just freezes and I have to press the reset button on my computer to restart it.

HELP!
 

A:Problem with Graphics card, HELP!

Ok, I had also a problem once when my computer freezes when i was playing games.. the problem was that the fan didn't worked to the card.. so it freezed so it couldn't be overheated! And the graphic card I had was also new! start with check the fan
 

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Hi,

Just got a brand new computer just finished putting it all together and for some reason my monitor won't detect the graphics card, it detects the on board mobo graphics just fine. Any ideas anyone ?

AMD Phenom II x4 925
Asus M4A78LT-M LE
ATI Radedon HD 5670
Artic 500W PSU
 

A:Graphics Card Problem..please help

you need to disable on board graphics & enable the card in the bios
press F1 or Del at boot time to get to bios screen
 

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Recently i had a error message saying that one of my graphics card drivers was not working properly so i reinstalled the drivers. i can still play 3d games but when i turn on the computer it goes through POST then nothing. i have a blank screen from the beginning. i managed to change a couple of molex connectors around for the graphics card then it booted. then when i turned it off again and started it again the same thing happened and the same process of changing a few plugs around sorted the problem. the connectors seem to be fine so i am stumped on what the hell is wrong. i have a gainward 6800gt graphics card
 

A:Graphics card problem

Sounds like either card is NG or psu is inadequate or both.
 

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