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reboot issue and graphics card issue NVIDIA

Q: reboot issue and graphics card issue NVIDIA

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.

Preferred Solution: reboot issue and graphics card issue NVIDIA

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: 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've been attempting to install a new driver for my 64MB DDR NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 420 with TV Out (Dell). Over the past week I've completely uninstalled the current drivers and attempted to reinstall drivers that I have both downloaded (from Nvidia and other sites) as well as the automatic windows update drivers. I have made sure to turn off my antivirus software; I have disconnected from the Internet; I have used programs that claim to clean off abandoned parts of old drivers. Nothing has worked properly.

After 2 hours of support and a new BIOS on a phone call with Dell, they suggested reinstalling my operating system, which I am uninclined to do.

Currently, under Display Adapters in my Device manager, "Video Controller (VGA Compatible)" is listed, with a yellow exclamation point in front of it.

And finally, when I now go to install the video driver, I get the following message:
"There was a problem installing this hardware:
64MB DDR NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 420 with TV Out (Dell)
An error occurred during the installation of the device
The parameter is incorrect"​
I use Windows XP/SP2. All comments and help are appreciated. Thanks in advance.

A:Nvidia Graphics Card Issue

Have you tried the drivers from Dell. Those are what you should be using not the ones from Windows xp (I never use windows drivers) nor those from Nvidia not for onboard graphics. (That is what the card installed is, right, onboard?)

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I got this new pre-made computer from a Norwegian store some weeks ago. Ever since I got this computer, it's been having this issue about 1-3 times every day, at seemingly random times, but I do see some strange behaviours about when it happens.

- It has yet to happen while I'm not playing World of Warcraft.
- When it does happen, it tends to happen again shortly after the first crash, up to 3 times. I can even start my computer at noon, and it might start crashing around 3 in the night.

To give a bit more of a detailed word about what this crash involves, what happens is that the screen goes black. The lights on the screen which indicates if the screen is connected to the computer or not starts to blink, to signalize that it is no longer connected to the computer. In addition, sometimes, I can hear in my headphones that the audio might halt.

To get out of the crash, I simply have to manually turn off the computer and turn it back on.

Some details about my system that might be involved in the issue:
Windows Vista SP1
Intel Core2 Quad CPU Q6600 2.40 GHz
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT

Would appreciate some help to solve this most annoying problem, thanks in advance.

A:Possible Nvidia graphics card issue

Did the system crash before SP1?. Try uninstalling it then if that doesn't work please read THIS and follow the instructions.

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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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I am soooo hoping someone can help!

Running W98SE

My problem is to do with the graphics card....as the card has TV out capability, my WinDVD will not display the visuals of the movie playing..get sound no picture!

All the literature I have read on the subject, indicates that there is a conflict with the Macrovision copyright software that is part of WinDVD and this particular nVidia model card - the Geforce family 2mx/mx400 with the TV Chip CHRONTEL 7008, (WinDVD detects the TV Out on the card and wont display the visual of the DVD playing) and suggest to get the latest driver that is supposed to have addressed the conflict - Forceware v77.72 (June 2005) which is supposed to fix the macrovision copyright protection issue, unfortunately it hasnt- or somehow disable the TV out function. I cant find anywhere in the nVidia interface that lets me do that!

I have got the TVTOOL program, I have uninstalled and reinstalled various versions of the nVidia drivers. I have even downloaded a trial version of the latest WinDVD, 3+ hours later same thing!! I tried other dvd players, I have DirectX9...... nothing has worked!

So I was wondering if anyone out there has had the same or similar issue, fixed it and could tell me! lol ....it is sooo frustrating!


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I recently purchased an Alienware x51 (new) less than a month ago. Ever since I purchased this item, I will randomly get BSOD errors. My screen will freeze up for a couple seconds and then toss the blue screen at me. On one occasion, the screen turned a pink color with lines running horizontally across the monitor, then the BSOD popped up. I'm lead to believe that this is an issue with my Nvidia driver (which is current from their website). According to PERFMON I don't have any Antivirus. However, I have AVG Free Installed. Also, my CPU idles around 58c.

Here are my specs:

OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 - OEM Version.
Age: Less than a month old.
Age of OS install: 04/02/2012 - Factory Install

CPU: Intel Core i5 @ 3.00GHz - Sandy Bridge 32nm Technology
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 545
MotherBoard: Alienware 08PG26 - Version A01
Power Supply: 330 Watt - Power Adapter - External

System Manufacturer: Dell - Alienware
Model Number: x51?

I have also attached the zip file as required.


A:BSOD - Nvidia graphics card issue?

Hi Welcome to TSF

Download "hardware monitor"
CPUID - System & hardware benchmark, monitoring, reporting

to check your temps during idle and under load

Now pink lines showing up that could be hardware issue as well as some wires not plugged in properly but lets see

so your mini dump is pointing to


Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys
Image name: nvlddmkm.sys
Timestamp: Thu Oct 20 02:35:50 2011 (4E9FEB76)

Download "Driver sweeper"
install it
download latest drivers from Nvidia's website but not install them just save them to a folder
Boot into safe mode
Uninstall current video drivers using driver sweeper
boot into safe mode again and install the video drivers

Run driver verifier to see if it catches something (your system will run a lil slower) but use it as normal

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I have recently been having a few problems with my graphics card running at a high temperature so i read a few things online on how to clean it and then i did so. Now when i start up my computer normally "start windows normally" i get blue screen and the computer re-starts. When i run dxdiag it says i have no graphics card so im not really sure if its broken or if i have re installed it incorrectly.

Any help with what the most likely cause of this would be is greatly appreciated.

A:Nvidia geforce 240 gts graphics card issue

Power down and re-seat the graphics card again. If it requires an extra power cord make sure that is connected. If it has a cooling fan attached I'd watch to make sure it spins up.

EDIT: what exactly did you do to clean it?

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Hello, I recently bought a HP Envy 15t-j100. I was under the impression that it came with a NVIDIA Geforce GT 740m graphics driver ( even has the sticker on the laptop) and a HP Intel HD 4600 driver. However when I went to device manager and looked at the display drivers, the Nvidia driver was not there. The only driver that was there was the Intel HD one. I then decided to go to the nvidia website and download the latest driver, but that didn't work because it told me it couldn't continue due to imcompatibility. I'm confused, I have the sticker that tells me that I "have" the nvidia geforce graphics card, but in device manager I don't see it. Help!

A:HP Envy 15t-J100 Nvidia Graphics card issue.

Hi, The Envy 15t-jxxx series is a set of CTO machines. What is the model/product of your computer ? Please use the following instructions for find out the model/product of your machine:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108 You can't see something like the following image ?       Regards.

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Hello Guys i'm new here to TSG but i have a real issue with my new tower and monitor. I'm not sure whether the issue is with the tower or the monitor as when i set up my {LG Flatron monitor} and my custom built {Vibox tower with a NVIDIA G card} the monitor appears with the message D-SUB Power saver mode. These are brand new items and have been setup today and i'm wondering what i could do to fix this issue whether it be replacing the battery or downloading a DVI driver file? Please help

A:Help with D-sub Power Saver Issue {LG Monitor}{NVIDIA Graphics card}

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Hi everybody. I recently finished my first build, and am currently trying to work though some problems that I hope someone can help me with.

So as soon as I got it working I decided to test out my games. Hitman Blood Money, and Left4Dead worked perfectly fine. I decided next logical test would be Team Fortress 2. When that started up it worked initially. After a few minutes and graphical tweaks it started trying to redisplay the game. It flipped out, stopped displaying text and buttons, and then only displayed 4 slightly different colored giant squares on the screen. I hit alt+F4, and ctrl+alt+delete to try and get out, which didnt work. The computer just restarted on its own.

Luckily it started back up without a hitch, so I tried Garry's Mod. Same thing happened. At this point i decided to reinstall the graphics drivers. After that finished I tried again, same thing happened. This time i was fortunate enough to alt+F4 out in time, so it didnt restart. After this I decided to look towards my Nvidia options for the answer.

I changed the refresh rate to 75 hertz (Highest Option), and changed the performance settings from "Quality" to "Performance".

After this, again, I tried TF2 and it finally worked! ... temporarily. I got into a game and it seemed to work great, until I exited out and a new problem arrose. The previous problem only happened in games, but this one was both in and out of them. This one was leaving stray pixels on the screen whenev... Read more

A:Nvidia Geforce 9500 Graphics Card Grainy Issue

Sorry for the double post, but the Edit option was gone... ? I think... weird...

Anyway, If any of your think this is more a game issue, could you please tell me. That way I can move onto the steam forums instead. I think it belongs here though, because to me it seems like more of a hardware issue

If it is a problem with my graphics card then I'll need to know before the end of the month so I can ship it back to newegg for a replacement so please if any of you have any idea (Even a slight idea) I would greatly appreciate it.

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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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I Have A Compaq SR1420NX PC With an NVIDIA FX5200 Graphics Card. every time that i try to go into the NVIDIA Control Panel, It (The Display) goes blank for 2 seconds and then it comes up again. My OS Is Windows XP Professional. How Can I Fix This Very Annonying problem?

A:NVIDIA Graphics FX5200 Issue

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Reinstalled Window's 10 + updated the OS to latest updates,The internal Intel HD 4600 GPU & Chipset drivers installed automatically and is running.so then rI ebooted into BIOS and changed over to switched graphics (external 860m/980 GPU) After boot up and login the graphics card would stop working unexpectedly and wouldn't run 3d graphics at all.After a few reboots and logging in the laptop would last about 10 minutes on the explorer until crashing or freezing to a BSOD with several errors. So i did research and found that i had to do a full uninstall on the drivers to reinstall Nvidia Drivers from the Graphics Card Manufacturer. So ran the Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) from guru3d and removed the Lenovo Drivers to reinstall. although problem is the drivers from the Lenovo Webiste and Nvidia Webiste do no help with the freezing / bsod issue. Haven't found the approprate driver for the Nvidia 980m / 860m for the Lenovo Y70-70 TOUCH i7-4720HQ 80DU and if it is the correct driver shortly after the Graphics Card would crash, i need help i would really like to fix/solve this issue.  Thanks! 

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Hi, I recently got new "gaming" laptop - HP Pavilion 15-bc200nc. Having issues with GPUs - mostly when my external monitor is plugged in via HDMI cable ( most of the time I am using external monitor). The most annoying for me is that I can`t fullscreen videos in windows 10 when I`am working on my external monitor.  I can do full screen only when I lower the resolution on my external from 1920 x 1080 to 1768 x 992. Then sometimes when I am running a program or game and try to watch videos the video freezes. Device manager is showing that my external monitor is using only NVIDIA GPU and my original laptop display is using Intel - I feel like GPUs are somehow glitching between each other. My external monitor - asus vx228h Did a lot of research about it all over the internet and couldn`t find the solution. Installed new drivers for both NVIDIA and Intel, downgraded drivers.Tried to downgrade to win7 with no success due to no drivers for OS win7 ( very dissapointing btw but thats another of my forum posts  - http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/HP-Pavilion-Gaming-15-bc200nc-do... ). Any suggestions how to solve this problem?  Is there a way to completely disable Intel GPU and let laptop using ONLY Nvidia on both original laptop display and external monitor? - I found here on forums that one guy managed to do it but didn`t provide the guide. Thank you!

A:Switchable graphics - Intel and NVIDIA issue - external moni...

You have to sometimes take what people say they do here with a grain of salt. No it is switchable graphics and you cannot completely disable the integrated Intel video. You might try a different HDMI cable if you have one. 

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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:
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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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)

Obvious... Read more

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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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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???

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


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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.

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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I have taken the first portion of this note from another post that I have on this site. I hadn't received an answer but then located this forum & thought, perhaps, it to be a better location? If I am mistaken, please just let me know.

Dell Dimension Desktop 4600
Pentium 4 2.80GHz
512 MB RAM
Dell SE198WFP LCD flat screen monitor add-on
Windows XP Home
IE 6
NVIDIA 128MB DDR GeForce FX 5200
My issue:

Several months ago, I purchased a new monitor (above) to add to my Dell Dimension 4600 system. Immediately, I noticed that the monitor would always show:

1: Auto Detect (Power Save)

when I tried to log-on and I had a difficult time waking it from its state.

Last Tuesday (6-16), I went to log-on to the machine and was met with a BLACK screen with white letters. The wording:

"We apologize for the inconvenience but Windows did not start correctly...".

I was given several options of starting the machine, including:

Last Known Good Configuration
Safe Mode
Safe Mode with networking

I learned that Safe Mode with Networking was the only way I could boot up and get online to figure out what was happening. I'm still running that way.

Once I chose 'Safe Mode with Networking,' multiple/many! lines scrolled down the screen with this format:

multi (0) disk (0) partition (2) \WINDOWS ....

I started poking around and asking questions, online. I was instructed to do several things, including using the Recovery Console to repair my Windows inst... Read more

A:DELL SE198WFP Mon / NVIDIA 5200 vid card compatibility issue??

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Hello, obvious first time poster, but im hoping some of you may be of assistance to my problem.

Recently, i upgraded my Hp Pavillion 9644ca's 2 gigs of ram, to 4 gigs, everything has run smoothly until a few days ago when it froze while i was playing World of Warcraft, i figured, no big deal, probably a graphics card issue, its happened to me before, so i checked my updates and sure enough a new driver was avalible through windows update, so i update it and try WoW again, runs smoothly for a while then locks again, from here my problem escalates and the computer locks with the slightest use of graphics power, its gotten to the point now where i cant even start the computer, instead of loading screens, i get weird colored bars running vertically along the screen that start to fade from the bottom right corner, and work to the top left, eventually leaving my with a black screen, unfortunately, the problem is a little deeper however, occasionally i can get it to load, the last time i thought i had corrected the problem, i ran S.T.A.L.K.E.R to test it, and it ran for a while but died again.

Ultimately, I hope i can recover my hard drive and wipe the computer, but any ideas before i take that step would be appreciated.

A:Possible Graphics Card Issue

Sounds like the video card is dieing or overheating

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Hi, apologies if this is in the wrong section of the forum.

I was wondering if anybody knowledgeable could help me: I've had this issue on my home computer for some time, I actually gave up on it at one point and bought myself a laptop. But I've just started a new business and I'm in need of a working computer for the office.

I'll attach some pics. It started doing this some time ago, sometimes it totally crashes and sometimes it doesn't.

A friend reckons it may be the graphics card and If i install a new one it might solve my issues. But i was looking to get some advice before i fork out the money on a new one as it wouldn't be the first time he's been wrong (bless him)

Any advice on what you think may be causing the problem in the pics would be greatly appreciated. IIRC back at the start it said there was an issue with the drivers which i tried to resolve with no luck/

Thanks in advance,


A:Possible graphics card issue?

What is the make and model# of your computer/motherboard/video card?
Do you plug the monitor into a dedicated video card? or do you plug it into the onboard VGA?
Go to the manufactures support/download drivers site and type in your make and model # and download the Video driver for your card.
If that doesn't help, and you have onboard VGA, you can remove the Video card and plug into your onboard VGA slot. If that works and you need more intensive graphics, you then can buy another video card, or you can just use the onboard VGA

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Mohterboard: ASUS M3N72-D
Monitor1: Samsung SyncMaster T240HD(DVI or HDMI)
Monitor2: Samsung SyncMaster 2433aw(DVI)
Old Card: HIS Radeon 4870/4850(dont remember which)
New Card: HIS Radeon 5870
OS: Windows 7

-I press the power button on my computer.
-Everything in the case turns on, Including the new graphics card.
-The fan on the card whirs up to a ridiculously high speed, but i do not get a picture on either of my monitors. (no startup screen bios or anything)
-The monitors both sit in standby mode. and the graphics card fan continues to spin at a high speed.

I have gotten everything to start up and run nicely without any issues once or twice, but if I turn the computer off and back on I run into the same issue.

If I reinstall the old card everything works fine of course, and it works fine if I run an HDMI cable to the on-board GPU.

I've tried quite a few things already to resolve the issue but none of them thus far has worked.
-Uninstalling on-board GPU drivers
-Uninstalling old graphics drivers
-Installing the new drivers for new card (did this one of the times it actually worked)
-All manner of cable setups (one monitor(either dvi slot), two monitor, etc.)
-Checked all connections to make sure they are secure.
-Both PCI-E slots on the motherboard.
-Configuring the BIOS to not run the on-board GPU (I'm not sure if i did this correctly, but i went back and set everything back how it was)

My limited knowledge is telling me that for some reason or another t... Read more

A:Having an issue with new graphics card.

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AMD GRAPHICS card is not get install properly and I am getting error 43

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Hello, My name is Jon. Im new to these forums and they looked like a good place to ask my question. Ok, here is the deal. My dell XPS 700 came with 2 Dual Nvidia 7900's 256mb... I swaped both out for 1 ATI Raedeon X 1950 XTX. I reformated before i did so. So windows found the ATI card but it couldnt get drivers for it. So I put the ATI cd in and installed the catalyst drivers and software. Everything is working great. But, windows is still finding Nvidia hardware. Like for instance: Nvidia SMBus and Nvidia Media Shield.. These used to be installed before the reformat. Im pretty sure they were just used for the Nvidia cards so I wont need to install them right? I mean they would probably not help or actually cause harm if I install them. For now, I have not installed them and I simply disabled them in the device manager. Please tell me if i need to install them or not. Im pretty sure I wont cause I dont have the nvidia cards anymore. Tell me if im right to keep them disabled. Thanks for helping me! This already looks like a great forum.

A:Graphics Card Issue

If the cards are taken out-then you can disable them and all should be fine.


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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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Recently my friend has complained that his graphics card appears to be acting strange. He recently began playing World of Warcraft again and at times gets odd graphics glitches. Sometimes the display will turn weird colors and / or the display will automatically shut down. Could this be an overheating or dying video card, or do the settings need to be changed? The video card is a nVidia Geforce 6600GT. Any thoughts on this?

Thanks for the help!


A:Graphics Card Issue

Re-seat the Video card and makesure all fans are working......clean out any dust inside the PC..

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Hi guys, So i have a vaporX 5870. Runs really well and seems to have no issues but with BF3 and Skyrim. now i think the reason is that only those 2 games push the card. So after playing either for around say 20 min the temps on the card go way up.

GPU Diode (dispIO) will show around 58c
GPU Diode (MemIO) will show around 64c
GPU Diode (Shader) will show around 68c
this is with the card fan at 75%

Now i know these temps arnt bad at least i dont think so but if it gets any higher i think around 70 the card shuts down and display is killed and the card will have fans go to max. im assuming its the safety procedure for high temps hitting the peak. My MCP, north bridge on this MB was causing issues before ( Zotec 9300) but i fixed that and now its only maxing at like 52c.

So Either the card is not cooling itself corectly or my case cooling is not good enough or something in between??

System specs
Water cooled CORSAIR CWCH50
Pentium 6300 O.C to 3.4Ghz
Zotac 9300 G-E
4G Ram
Sapphire Vapor x 5870
Also is there a way to check after the fact of the card/computer crashing? is there logs somewhere?

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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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Good evening,When I add nvidia GF9500 GT Graphics card installed my desktop. First time display come with on-board display after I installed driver it working fine with graphics card. When shut down pc and re on again working fine. When I restart pc after my anti-virus update not coming display. I connect vga cable to on board display no luck. After i removed graphics card its working fine with on board display. Pls give me solutionThanks &regardsJaaf

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I bought this dimension 8400 from a friend but cannot determine the graphics card type. its an external card, but everything says unavaile and cant find drivers. i was able to use ms dos to determine its by ati, but i cant determine any model numbers or anything else. i even pulled the card out and wrote down numbers and stuff. what exactly do i need to do???

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Hello,I have an old Optiplex 740, FH6R43J service tag, which has a graphics card.When you start your PC get stuck and diagnostic lights 2 and 4 illuminate and I can not enter in the BIOS.
The problem should be the graphics card. How do I start the PC graphics card without using graphics card but  the VGA port without the PC locks?
Thank you

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The second part of the question makes no sense - remove the graphics card and connect the monitor directly to the VGA port on the mainboard (if there's a black plastic cover over it, you'll need to remove it to connect the monitor).

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Hello! I own a HP Pavillion 550-153w (Dec.2015) with the 4th Generation i3, A few days after getting the computer, we tried putting at GT 545 (1.53GB VRAM), After putting the card in to the system, we booted it up, but the monitor would not get a signal, but the card had power. We tried it on my old computer, it booted right up. We even tried a GT 450, no signal to the monitor, but the card had power, we STILL had trouble when we upgraded the PSU to 500W. If anyone can help solve this, Thanks in advance!

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Hi: Did you change the required BIOS settings before installing your new video card? You have to enable legacy mode and disable secure boot. Please see this link below for additional info. http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03653200/ Did you also uninstall the current video card adapter and driver in the device manager before installing your new video card?  If not, that could also be a root cause of your current dilemma.  

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I just recently put Win7 32-bit on a compaq presario 2100. Since then it's been using a standard vga graphics adapter its not easy using a computer with a 640x480 screen. The only driver i have found was on the compaq website and it's only for XP. also i lost my sound too. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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doherty1321, welcome to the Seven Forums.

Which version of the 2100? There is more than a few to choose from,

Compaq Presario 2100 Notebook PC series*-* Download drivers and software - specify product name - HP Business Support Center

The couple that I looked it it doesn't look like there will be much of anything but XP driver for it going from the dates on most of the driver downloads available (2003 and 2004).

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I have HP Compaq dc7800p small form Factory DC 7800ps9/e6550/80hndI'm trying to purchase a graphics card for my PC I recently purchased one but it did not fit my computer I wanted to know if there was a specific graphics card I have to purchase and what is it?

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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?

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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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Pls I have an issue with my system it's not up to a hear since I got it and the system starting doing something blinking, I thought it was the OK so I upgraded it to a Windows 10from Windows 8 that it came with, still the same it, it does something like a twitch it started once in a while but now it is almost evry 2mins,and I can even use the system to do any media production, since I use it church services, it has been very difficult with the constant twitch on the screen. Pls I need some urgent assistance. I don't know if It is the graphics card that is having the issue.

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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

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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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I bought a GeForce GT 630 (DDR3) Graphics Card about a month ago. It required at least a 350 watt power supply so I am using a Diablotek DA ATX 600 watt power supply. I have tried many times to use my graphics card but every time I do, horizontal lines come up on the screen. They do not fill up the entire screen but they are more spread out and they are multiple colors but mostly yellow on the startup screen. They seem to erase as you move your mouse over them but they come back even if you do this. It also magnifies the screen and makes everything difficult to use because of the large size. I am not sure if I should get a different Graphics Card or if there is something I can do to fix my problem. Please Help. Thanks

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Diablotek absolute trash

your psu needs to be of this quality and a 550w minimum




check the driver is installed ok

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Any half-demanding game (which previously my gfx card had no problem with) is now getting lots of errors. The best way for me to describe them is as mono-colour shapes, often protruding from moving objects in the game. For example, I play a lot of Civ and the workers will often develop long spikes out of their arms, stretching right across the screen.

Or sometimes, there are blocks of large pixels of different colours. These issues are annoying but sometimes the issue will make the game unplayable, for example sometimes most of the screen will go black or there will be a huge shape emerging from the scenery. Below is an example from the Medieval II - Total War Demo.

I ran 'HWmonitor' and the max temp for my gfx card was mid-70s which apparently isn't that high.

Someone else mentioned it might be the GPU, and I think that wouldn't be worthwile fixing (?). I've only had the card eighteen months.

It wouldn't be the end of the world if I had to get a new one, because I want to get one in time anyway. I'm already struggling to run some of the newest games (Crysis and the Call of Honour expansion, at least).

I'm rather lazy so if its looking like its not fixable then I might just go ahead and get a new one rather than attempting a series of fixes and/or tests.

Thanks for reading and for all the good advice I know I'll receive.

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it should solve u're problem to get a better video card, as the 7900 GT is getting to be an old video card and will not run newer games well.

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Hi, I'm having some issues with my new graphics card (To run TESIV Oblivion near max resolution, and to use in a new build, hopefully soon). I haven't installed it because when I read the manual it said in the "recommended system requirements" that I needed a 450W PSU with a 30A 12V rail. I have this PSU but it only has 18A 12V rails. I was wondering if I would be able to run the graphics card well with only 18A, and if not if someone would be so kind as to point me in the direction of a reasonably cheap, yet reliable, PSU with the necessary Amperage (or however you spell it).

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It might work, but I don't suggest it. Why play around with power? I would suggest a brand like Thermaltake or Antec for a new psu. That card does seem to require quite a bit of amps though :suspiciou !

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Hi everyone
i bought an asus m2a-vm motherboard and it works fine with the onboard graphics but when i try to use my 6600gt in the pci express slot i just get a black screen and no signal.
Any help would be much appreciated...thanks

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Hopefully someone can help with this issue I am experiencing. I recently had a Powercolor Radeon R9 290 PCS+ OC 4096MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card fitted (I am register blind and cannot fit hardware myself) but every few days I receive a BSOD (please see enclosed screenshots).

The engineer who fitted the card says it is probably a driver issue but I have the latest version on the PC? I have run PC-Doctor Toolbox through the system and it reports no problems? I have uninstalled the driver and reinstalled it again.

I hope someone can throw some light on this issue.

Many thanks for any/all input

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Hi Graham ... Could be a Driver problem or a faulty Card ... Try the Driver in the Link below ...

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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??

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

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I've been having some performance issues with my graphics card, NVIDIA GeForce 9400GT, ever since installing Windows 7. When watching movies/shows on certain sites, specifically Hulu.com, and enlarging the video to fullscreen, the videos become choppy.

I was using XP Pro before making the switch and I never had any issues like this before. I'm going out on a limb and thinking that my current card is just not up to par for Windows 7 (especially since that Windows experience rating system has my graphics capability pretty low) and I need to upgrade...again.

Basically, I'm asking for suggestions on what I should be looking at. I'm not a gamer, the most I need out of my video card is to be able to watch movies and videos on my HDTV.


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If you haven't installed the driver for the card, it'l cause all those things to happen.

The radeon hd 4670 is a pretty solid card for the price. It doesn't use that much power so there's no worry about upgrading your psu.

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Hi guys i have come across a problem that i have never come across before.

I have a Radeon 9250 TV-Out card and when I flick the TV over so that i see my desktop it works perfect. When i try to watch a movie if the movie is an avi file all i get is a blank screen on my TV but it can be seen on the monitor. If i try any other type of movie IE mpeg it can be viewed on the tv aswell as the monitor.

I have tried a Gforce FX5200 and it worked perfect without any problems its just this radeon.

I was wondering if anyone could help me please?


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