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Would a Nvidia Geforce GT 730 video card be compatible with my computer? [on hold]

Im trying to get a video card to run highly demanding video games such as DayZ standalone. I dont know a lot about these types of things but my computer has a 150W power supply. im not sure what is ...
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Radeon HD5570 drivers installed won't go past windows 7 ultimate logo screen?

I'm sorry if this could be flagged as a generic question and not too helpful but I'm desperate in getting windows to boot. I just purchased a HD5570 Radeon video card and installed the updated drivers ...
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2answers
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Video Adapter needs an update, but where?

I just recently got an compaq presario which had windows xp installed on it. I decided to put a bigger hard drive on it and upgrade it to windows 7. When i did this, it did not recognize my sound ...
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2answers
45 views

Nvidia hardware / display driver issue (TI 660) - looks like HW problems but is fixed with driver update

I'm baffled and need to know if I'm missing something. My system (ASUS mobo, GTX 660 Ti, Win7 64) has been crashing every so often the past week. Symptom is my display goes black and upon reboot, I ...
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2answers
354 views

Windows 7 no sound in video

I have Windows 7 SP1 on my Lenovo Thinkpad T530. I had default sound drivers from Microsoft installed with Win7 and it worked OK, except the sound was low. I installed Realtek drivers from Lenovo site ...
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0answers
294 views

Screen goes black after video card installation

Specs: gigabyte ep35-ds3 Motherboard Intel Dual Core 2Duo 2.87GHz Processor AMD Radeon HD 6670 Video Card 2 Gb RAM Couple of days ago my screen suddenly went black when I was working on some AutoCAD ...
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1answer
919 views

Looking for video device driver for a Thinkpad R51 running Windows 7 Embedded Standard / Windows Thin PC

I'm looking for a video device driver for a Thinkpad R51 running Windows 7 Embedded Standard / Windows Thin PC. It shows up in the Device Manager as Video Controller, and it's Hardware Ids are ...
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91 views

Linux Mint 12: video runs at 2 to 3 times normal speed, for any browser

I tried re-installing the nvidia graphics driver but no luck. Videos run at an accelerated rate with No sound output for any browser (firefox and chrome) and with various sites like youtube and ...
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358 views

audio and video playback is glitchy and choppy

I have an inspiron 1420 which I had reverted from vista back to good old xp pro. I have literally been searching for an answer to this problem for the past (at least) 2 weeks. I can't play any audio ...
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1answer
83 views

Win7 Screen Cap to Realtime Video Driver?

Back in the ancient days of XP, I had a program (the name escapes me) that would allow you to specify a section of screen or the active area of a window the realtime content of which would then be ...
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1answer
512 views

Problems with AMD/ATI driver updates

I have a Windows 7 64 bit laptop. I own an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470, when I attempted to update from V12.6 to V12.10 it only installs the HDMI/DP Audio Driver V7.12.0.7708. I have cleared my system ...
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1answer
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Acer Aspire 3820TG video card driver issue for Windows 8 Pro

The model for Acer laptop is ATI mobility Radeon 5650. I am using Windows 8 Pro from MSDN. It was working fine until two days ago when Microsoft pushes an update. After the update, my video card ...
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2answers
594 views

Windows cannot enter very low-res video mode with modern graphics cards/drivers

NEW! I was trying to post here yesterday, but it kept giving me an error. I have discovered that it actually is not using DirectX at all, but GDI or whatever is the non-DX graphics in Windows (not ...
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1answer
263 views

Is there a recommended version of nvidia 8600gt drivers for Win 7? [closed]

I've read on some forums that people recommend an specific version of drivers for X gfx card and Y operative system. Does someone knows if an older version of Nvidia 8600GT drivers for Win 7 that ...
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1answer
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Dell Vostro 3350 cannot detect second video card

Ive got a dell vostro laptop that was offered to me some time ago. I decided to format it and since its a relatively new model i didnt think about saving/checking drivers beforehand. Ive installed ...
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2answers
356 views

NVidia GeForce 9800GTX+ cooler spins at 100% speed all time

My Leadtek PX9800+ stopped to control cooler rotation speed this night and I don't see why. I played Skyrim and then left the PC playing radio for the night. Cooler worked OK at that moment. When I ...
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0answers
153 views

DVI portion of video card stopped working after re-installing XP

After a clean install of XP, the DVI side of my video card only works with a DVI to VGA adapter (VGA cable now has to be used on this monitor in question). This monitor Worked fine before with a DVI ...
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2answers
443 views

Is disabling graphics driver and falling back to CPU for graphics processing a good solution?

I bought a Sony Vaio VGN-FZ50B notebook in Japan about 5 years ago. About a year ago I updated my operating system to windows 7, but I couldn't find a version of drivers for my graphics card for my ...
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1answer
67 views

HD 6970 Corrupted Video

Considering this rig: i7 2600K 8GB RAM Corsair Vengeance kit 10-9-10-27 @1866 HD 4870 PSU Corsair AX 1200 I recently upgraded to a HD 6970 and I am getting the following not so nice screens (click ...
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2answers
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Using latest graphics drivers instead of OEM drivers

I've got a brand new HP Envy (ATI Radeon 6850m graphics) which is experiencing some stuttering and other problems in several games and would like to update the graphics drivers to hopefully fix this. ...
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3answers
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Widescreen resolution on old VIA UniChrome IGP?

I hooked an old Compaq Presario running Windows XP to an Acer 20" monitor capable of 1680x1050 resolution, because I need Windows to get into work from home and I want the screen real estate. But ...
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1answer
220 views

How do I know if I am using the correct drivers for my video card?

'Correct' in this context meaning 'most recent stable version' I'm having issues whereby the screen isn't redrawing itself properly and sometimes I have to mouseover things in order for it to redraw ...
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6answers
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Updating Dell Vostro 3700 (Nvidia GeForce GT330M) display driver? [closed]

I've bought this laptop "Dell Vostro 3700", having inside an Intel integrated graphic card and an Nvidia GeForce GT330M. Depending on energy saving mode it switches between the two video cards. When ...
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0answers
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Windows 7 ATI Radeon Quad DVI no longer working with HDMI devices

Graphics card is a GeCube Radeon HD3870X2 X-Turbo Quad DVI ports with (HDCP Support) Memory: 1GB GDDR3 Bus: PCI Express 2.0 x16 Connectors: DVI DVI-I & TV Out Upgraded to Windows 7 from VISTA ...
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1answer
992 views

Broke laptop screen, trying to use usable region

I recently broke my laptop screen, and now 1" of the right side is unusable. I'd like to be able to use the laptop without always manually resizing windows to keep them away from this region. I was ...
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4answers
279 views

Identifying a graphics card

How do I determine the make and model of a graphics card installed in a Dell Desktop? Belarc Advisor doesn't identify anything, and the model, a Dell Optiplex 780, has 5 different models to choose ...
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1answer
223 views

Howto make a diff of a bios or backup/ restore all bios settings

I'm using an Dell M90 Precision Laptop which has a NVidia Quadro FX 2500M graphics card and is running Windows XP. Laptop has been running fine - but a few weeks ago screen went 'white' - restarted ...
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Driver for ATI Mobility radeon HD 560v

My laptop (Dell Studio Notebook 1747) came drivers preinstalled for Win 7 (64-bit) drivers. now I want to update drivers using ATI installer. but I cannot find any driver for this card in ATI site. ...
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0answers
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cannot boot normally with external monitor (broken screen) due to drivers

The LCD screen on my Toshiba Satellite A100-011 laptop suddenly went black. Since the backlight is still working, and I have image on an external monitor (see below), I'm assuming it is broken. ...
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1answer
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NVIDIA vs ATI vs Intel video card drivers - OpenGL support in Linux

How is OpenGL support (specifically OpenGL 3.x) in the different video card drivers available for Linux? Assuming that the hardware supported it well, would the drivers be an issue?
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Mouse Cursor Occasionally Looks Wonky

My computer has three video cards, six monitors, and (believe it or not) a mouse. Generally, all six outputs display the correct mouse cursor. Occasionally, the outputs on a random video card will ...
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2answers
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What is the most Linux friendly video card chipset/manufacturer on the market?

I've wasted an absurd amount of time trying to get my nVidia card to function properly in Linux (Ubuntu & Fedora). I've decided to purchase a new video card that will "just work" with any Linux I ...
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0answers
575 views

Video acceleration problem with Windows 7 games and PPTX files

I have a Dell xps M1330 which originally ran Vista, but I upgraded to Windows 7. When I try to run a Win 7 game like spider solitaire I receive the following message: The game is running in ...
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1answer
751 views

Intel video driver upgrade now makes my external monitor display red-only with HDMI cable

I have an HP G60 notebook with a Mobile Intel 4 Series Express Chipset video display (Driver version is 8.15.10.2021). OS is Win7 Home Premium. I also have an LG widescreen display that I was ...
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How to reset video/display drivers in Vista without restarting OS?

Currently I have to reboot my system if an external monitor is hooked up for it to be correctly detected and used. I think it would be faster to restart/reset the video or display drivers instead. ...
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1answer
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Need Windows 7 (x86) Drivers for ATI Radeon 7500, do they exist?

I just repaved my ThinkPad A31 (vintage 2003) to 32-bit Windows 7. This laptop has ATI Radeon 7500 video, and I've looked in the usual places. It appears there isn't a driver for this. Does anyone ...
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4answers
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Base system driver error - HP Pavilion Entertainment PC dv9323cl

I upgraded to Windows 7 and have a problem with my Nvidia GeForce Go 7600 not displaying properly. Also the Base System Drivers have yellow flags near them and it states that The drivers for this ...
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1answer
150 views

Simple app to identify video driver issues?

I am the developer of a Flash-based web game and some of our users, who are non-technical, report that the game is running slowly for them. While this could be for obvious reasons, such as running a ...
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2answers
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Generic Windows 7 Drivers for ATI FireMV 2250?

I have contacted ATI but have gotten no response. I recently upgraded to WIndows 7 and now my multiple monitors are not working because there is no driver available for my secondary video card. I see ...
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1answer
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Compatibility of ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT & VisionTek Radeon x1550

I recently added another video card to my workstation - VisionTek Radeon x1550 in addition to ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT that I already had. I was wondering if there is any definitive way to know if there ...
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Video output vanishes and it isn't the video card… suggestions?

I have a high-end dual processor Dell workstation that operated for several years without problem. Recently, the video output has gone flaky, in the sense that after 2-3 days, it loses synch with the ...
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1answer
987 views

Computer will not recognize second display upon waking up

One of my user's desktops will not recognize its second display when it wakes up. This problem started this morning, following the installation of several Microsoft Office updates. I can list them if ...
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1answer
343 views

Java Apps in browser flash/tear when scrolling - why is that?

I have a Dell Dimension 4400 with an ATI Rage 128 Pro AGP on Windows XP Pro, latest updates. Previously this computer used Windows 2000, but I upgraded it to XP two weeks ago. One of the things I do ...