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Turning off laptop monitor on nameless device

A few years ago the graphics card (GeForce 9800M GS) on my laptop quit working. I eventually found that I could disable the graphics card and still use the computer. Now looking at the Display ...
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Video Card doesn't work without PS/2 Keyboard plugged into PS/2 Mouse port

To make a very long story short, we had a computer in with an odd problem: While the computer otherwise booted fine (Windows start-up sound played), The PCIe-16 video card would not display an image ...
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0answers
344 views

Desktop Window manager crashes with aero on rotated dual-screens

I just got a new monitor and plugged it into my computer and got two displays working just fine. I have the original monitor (1680x1050) and the new one (768x1024). The second monitor is rotated 90 ...
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3answers
911 views

How to update Intel graphics for a laptop whose manufacturer has stopped updating

I have seen a lot of questions on this site asking about updating ATI and Nvidia graphics for laptops, with some very good solutions for them, however I have not seen any questions/answers for people ...
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1answer
536 views

Acer makes monitor go to power safe mode unless in safe mode

I have an acer aspire x3200 Monitor says no input signal (go to power safe mode) I was only able to use computer in safe mode The computer was on (power safe mode) for two weeks. The monitor is ok ...
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1answer
364 views

Settings up multiple monitors from dual VGA card?

I really need help with this. I recently installed a dual VGA graphics card to my 'Packard Bell iMedia B2218 UK'. My computer installed all the drivers automatically and after restarting I checked my ...
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0answers
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computer takes hours to shutdown after video card upgrade

My computer had a nVidia GeForce 8500GT based graphics card, the fan on that card stopped working during the weekend (so I couldn't just replace the fan) I pulled an nVidia 9500GT from a less ...
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3answers
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VGA output working, but no signal on DVI?

I have a Radeon 6570 graphics card with HDMI, VGA, and DVI outputs. How do you configure it to use multiple displays? Just connecting the monitors to the VGA and DVI outputs is not working. The VGA ...
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1answer
1k views

Radeon X300-X500 series graphics card driver update?

I have a AMD Radeon X300-X500 series card and I am having some problems and would like to update the drivers to see if that fixes anything. I went to the driver download center on the AMD site and ...
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0answers
258 views

Radeon X300/X550 card running slower/faster than other box with onboard graphics?

I have two new (compared to my Win95) boxes (OK, they're both over 3 years old but whatever). One runs WinXP SP3 and the other one has WinVista SP2. The XP box has an onboard VIA/S3G UniChrome IGP ...
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2answers
429 views

Is it possible to pair two slightly different cards in SLI?

I used to have 2 Nvidia 9800GT in SLI. Unfortunately, the fan on one of them broke down and the card pretty much just died. Now I'd like to replace it, but for some reason this card even if it's old, ...
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2answers
6k views

Computer display suddenly blurry/corrupted, sometimes crashes

I have a Dell Dimension 420 that has suddenly developed what I am calling a "blurry" screen. First: Screen went all pixelated: Mouse would no longer move (laser still on), and keyboard CAPS lock ...
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1answer
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Force display driver to crash and recover on Windows Vista

Windows Vista's display driver system allows drivers to crash and recover without blue-screening. Is there any way to manually force this process? I'd like to restart my display driver without ...
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2answers
952 views

Can I run 3 monitors simultaneously on an ASUS EAH5670 video card?

Triple monitor setup is required. The PC only has space for 1 video card. Can I attach 3 monitors to an ASUS EAH5670 video card? The specs say that the card has three independent display controllers. ...
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7answers
1k views

Black screen after logging in to Windows Vista

I have the following: OS: Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit (with SP2) Videocard: nVidia GeForce 8400M GS I was having some other issues with my videocard, so I went to nVidia's website and ...
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2answers
2k views

External graphics card for laptop?

Is it possible to hook up an external graphics card to our Dell Inspiron 1420 Vista laptop? The video card is messed up, and I know you can't replace the internal video cards for laptops since they ...
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6answers
8k views

Will external monitor work if video card for laptop is bad?

Okay, so I'm making another topic here to clarify. The video card for this Dell Inspiron 1420 Vista laptop (NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS) is fried, and lets just say it for sure doesn't work. Before anyone ...
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1answer
670 views

PC randomly freeze due to graphics card

i have this random freezing problem for a year now. I'm pretty sure it's related to graphics card. Though, hard to pinpoint a description or search for solution. about ~2 times a week, my Windows ...
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2answers
2k views

video controller and Standard VGA graphics adapter

I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 with Windows Vista Home Edition. I recently reinstalled my OS and lost the video controller and Standard VGA graphics adapter. How can I reinstall it on my system?
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2answers
283 views

Multiple Video Cards - Stuttering

I have two video cards: - XFX PVT84JUDD3 GeForce 8600GT XXX 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 SLI Supported Video Card - EVGA 256-P1-N399-LX GeForce 6200 256MB 64-bit GDDR2 PCI Video Card both ...
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2answers
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Why does the screen resolution of 1440x900 suddenly disappear from Intel GMA Control Panel?

I'm using a Vostro 1200 laptop with the Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset powering its graphics and running Vista 32-bit SP2. I've been using the Vostro with a Dell SE198WFP LCD Monitor as the ...
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3answers
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Nvidia colors to bright in Vista. How to adjust?

I have had this same issue with many GeForce videocards on different monitors (not sure about ATI cards) - default colors are too bright, greys become glowing whites. I have to run "Nvidia Control ...
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2answers
120 views

Where can I find an updated driver for my display (NVIDIA Geforce 7150M)

Where can I find an updated driver for my display that is a NVIDIA Geforce 7150M for Windows Vista 32-bit?
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3answers
254 views

Unsupported 64 bit video drivers for windows

I've heard that generally one can find vista 64 bit drivers for video cards that don't have drivers from the manufacturers, but I haven't been able to find them myself. Does anyone know where a good ...
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1answer
3k views

OpenGL support for integrated intel 82865G on Vista

I am looking to run an app that requires OpenGL drivers (XBMC). I have a old Dell Dimension 4600 with the intel integrated graphics chip - 82865G and running Vista. The Microsoft drivers do not ...
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4answers
1k views

Why does my Laptop moniter go blank?

Every once in a while my laptop's monitor goes black. It does it mostly when doing graphics heavy stuff. I'm thinking that the graphics card is over heating but I don't know what to do about it. Any ...
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2answers
1k views

Video card driver causing Windows Vista to blue screen

I bought an HP Pavilion dv2000 back when Windows Vista first came out and it was working quite well until the video card drivers started acting up 6 months ago. The laptop has an nVidia GeForce ...
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4answers
466 views

How do I stop my monitor from blacking out in Vista

I've started having problems with one of my two monitors in Vista. It starts flickering and then blacks out. If I change the resolution, the monitor starts working again, and then is fine if I ...
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2answers
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Single Monitor act exactly like dual monitor?

Does anyone know if there is a way to make a single monitor act like a dual monitor with 2 totally seperated areas that are detected at the window's level. Eg. 2560x1600 monitor to show up as 2 ...