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2answers
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How do I let Windows Update know that my graphics card has changed?

After upgrading to a new graphics card, Windows Update wants to install a new driver for my former card. I was using an AMD Radeon HD 7670 and I switched to an Nvidia GTX 750 Ti. I'm running Windows ...
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1answer
78 views

How to determine number of colours (bit per pixel) in X11

How can I see how many bits per pixel are actually available in a running X11 session?
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1answer
109 views

Is there a way to trick or force a consumer graphics card to use workstation card drivers?

Related to this question and the chosen answer, in particular this bit: There are some minor differences to create this rate fence - for example, the Quadro / Fire Pro models use different drivers ...
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0answers
234 views

Very odd crashes with XFX Radeon HD 7770

I have been getting some very odd crashes recently with my new XFX Radeon HD 7770 graphics card. It runs Tribes: Ascend and Crysis at max settings perfectly well, but (it started doing this last week) ...
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0answers
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Tesla K20 PCIe 2.0 limit in driver or VBIOS?

I have multiple Sandy Bridge/Sandy Bridge-E GPU/CUDA development machines and while I could get both GeForce GTX680 and TITAN to work in PCIe 3.0 mode (using the NVreg_EnablePCIeGen3 driver option, ...
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0answers
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Graphic issues with KDE 4.11, fglrx drivers and OpenGL under Linux

I'm experiencing some problems after having upgraded my system to KDE 4.11. I'm using Kubuntu 12.04, and from time to time I enable the kubuntu-backports external repository to upgrade the system. ...
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2answers
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ATI Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 driver update crash

I'm running Windows 7 64-bit, with an ATI Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 card. The driver version is 2010.0504.2152.37420, from 2010-05-04 (their version numbering apparently corresponds with the release ...
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1answer
122 views

Firefox check for latest graphics card drivers? [closed]

I was wondering whether it's possible for Firefox to check the status of the graphics card drivers - in them being up to date or not. If currently not possible is this planned to be included, ...
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1answer
313 views

Video card displays graphic artefacts

When I came home today, my video card started displaying graphic artifacts, and logging in to windows 7 would cause the computer to reboot. The computer was working fine when i last shut it down last ...
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1answer
587 views

How to Find Out What Version of Display Driver is Installed

One of my favorite games, "Wolfenstein Enemy Territory", has stopped working lately. It throws a segfault during the initialization phase. I suspect that the reason is a recent update to the video ...
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1answer
203 views

Maximize Xorg/X11 compatibility for live CD

Given a Linux live CD in an environment where enough RAM is assumed to be available, what configuration maximizes the compatibility of the X window system? I have a Linux Live CD based off of SliTaz ...
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1answer
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Windows Server 8 does not recognize my graphic card driver [closed]

I have an HD4650. First I installed Windows 8 Consumer Preview and the card worked well even without installing a Catalyst driver. And now I switch to Windows Server 8 beta where it stumbles. Even ...