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Where to find corresponding drivers? [duplicate]

I've re-installed win xp sp3 and now have a lot of problems finding the corresponding drivers. There are many yellow quest marks in device manager. There is no sound, graphic driver is missing, the ...
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OpenGL: VBO and a broken GC

I post this question as suggested on SO, "Put them everywhere and tell us what they say" So here it is: I have recently tried the use of VBO. I just copy pasted the code from this site It compiles ...
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When sole monitor, HDMI TV reverts to 720x480 on boot (WinXP)

I finally managed to get my HD TV hooked up to my computer, but only once I attached an old monitor to the VGA port of my Radeon 5450 video card as the "primary" monitor and the HD TV (Haier ...
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1answer
52 views

Doesn't display the whole window in Windows XP

My Dell Inspiron Mini 10 Netbook doesn't display the whole window in Windows XP. Does anyone know how to fix it? Any helpful answers would be greatly appreciated!
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1answer
458 views

Windows remote desktop to a pc without a monitor? / Force windows to boot in VGA?

I have an old pc with a broken graphics card. It can run on vga mode. So I decided to control it using remote desktop on my laptop. It worked. But I feel like Im wasting the monitor of that broken pc. ...
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1answer
830 views

Screen Flashes/Flickers to Black When Opening PowerPoint 2010

As soon I open PowerPoint 2010 on my Windows XP desktop (does not matter if I open it directly or by double-clicking on a PowerPoint file), the entire screen starts flashing/flickering between normal ...
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66 views

Desktop manager for XP(dual monitor)

I have nvidia card. I am using two DVI ports for dual monitor. Now my requirement is I want to set some window to be open on specific monitor only. For that i have tried nview option. And it is get ...
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2answers
427 views

What effect does not uninstalling an old video card have on installing a new one?

Windows XP SP3 32-bit, AMD 3800+ 2x core 64bit CPU at 2GHz, PCIe graphics slot, SB Live!, 4GB RAM (with the usual 3GB cap thing going on; too busy/lazy to change it) Last night my XFX Radeon HD 4770 ...
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1answer
573 views

Setting my screen resolution only affects desktop size

I have an LCD with native resolution 1920x1080. It works fine (tested with other computers). I have a computer with an MSI FX5200 (MS-8911) display adapter (i.e. nVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 NV34). When I ...
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3answers
19k views

Missing Driver - Video Controller (VGA Compatible)

I have a HP 2000-2106TU Notebook PC running Windows XP. I want to get the brightness keys to work. They are placed over the F2 and F3 buttons and are meant to be used in conjunction with the Fn key. ...
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1answer
128 views

GeForce 600M drivers for Windows XP

I have to buy a new laptop, but I need it to run XP because of some ancient software. My options come with 600M series graphic cards and I can't find anywhere drivers for these on Windows XP. I guess ...
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2answers
1k views

Screen graphics suddenly distorts and pc hangs

I recently faced a problem with my XP desktop PC.While i was working on one of the server application development(like Mochasoft for AS/400),my screen suddenly distorted and the operations ...
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1answer
170 views

How to play games which require a lot of power on old pcs like all the new strategic games and others?

I constantly hear this: Buy a power graphics card it only costs this and that and play any games you want! Well my question is if I have an old processor, say Pentium 4, with a lot of HDD for ...
2
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1answer
81 views

Upgrading Graphics Card Process

I want to make sure I do this right and do not have issue. I just purchased a video card and when it arrives I should: Uninstall old video card drivers completely. Physically install new video card. ...
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0answers
260 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
512 views

Graphics Probilem with 3D game

I'm trying to play a 3D hunting game known as Carnivores 2. It was launched in 1999 and I have bought my laptop in 2008, so you'd think that I should be able to run that game as easy as possible, ...
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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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2answers
2k views

How can I fix corrupted shortcut icons?

One of my computers was showing really bad graphics problems, not only in Windows but also in the BIOS. I replaced the graphics card and most problems went away - except the .LNK shortcut icons in ...
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1answer
455 views

Extended Desktop causes Intel Graphics control panel to crash on Toshiba Portege R500-S5008X

I am using a Toshiba Portege R500-S5008X with Windows XP SP3 and a Mobile Intel 945 Express Chipset graphics accelerator, running driver 6.14.10.4926. I can use an external monitor or Dual Display ...
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1answer
378 views

Which option{PCI | PC-E | Onboard} would be suitable? Also installing my Graphic card driver hangs the PC [closed]

MY PC INFO MY MOTHERBOARD INFO I have an onboard ATI X200 Graphic card. The problem is that my BIOS shows 3 options for Primary Video Adapter: 1>PCI 2>PC-E 3>Onboard Q1>Which option would be ...
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1answer
370 views

How to resolve graphics corruption on Street View when using Google Earth?

When I go into Street View on Google Earth and use the arrow keys to move around, the graphics become corrupted (distorted). Please see these examples: I'm using XP Home SP 3, Google Earth ...
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1answer
2k views

nvmctray.dll and then daemonu.exe trying to access Internet on startup?

When I start-up my PC, Comodo Firewall 5.4.189822.1355 shows an alert that this is trying to access the Internet: Application: nvmctray.dll Remote: 127.0.0.1 - TCP Port: 2559 Shortly, afterwards, ...
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1answer
691 views

Freemake Video Converter - Why do I see CUDA message?

When I start Freemake Video Converter 2.1.5.0 (downloadable from http://www.freemake.com/free_video_converter/), I see this message: "Driver update required Accelerate video encoding and lower CPU ...
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1answer
599 views

ATI Radeon HD 3400 crashing Windows XP Desktop

Two Windows XP desktops have recently had ATI Radeon HD 3400 graphics cards installed. Both have since had issues where the OS freezes, intermittently. We installed the latest drivers from the ATI ...
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1answer
577 views

VGA 1gb not running old games with good graphics?

We have an Intel DG41WV motherboard with integrated graphics with 1024 MB ram with the latest driver installed, the driver seems to work perfectly although when we want to play games, there's ...
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2answers
2k views

Install graphics card hardware drivers via remote desktop in Windows 7

I come across the same problem over and over. I working on computer that is remote and it is missing graphics card drivers. Just has some default drivers that have limited resolution. I would like ...
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2answers
2k views

DisplayPort to DVI not working on Quadro FX 580

I have a PNY NVIDIA Quadro FX 580 graphics card with 1x DVI and 2x DisplayPorts. The DVI port works fine with both my Viewsonic monitors but I cannot get either of the DPs to work using the supplied ...
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1answer
714 views

"Display driver stopped working” during hi-def video playback

When ever I play a high resolution (720hz) movie my destop PC shows a black screen and after a while shows message ialmrnt 5 display driver stopped working I have the following configuration ...
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1answer
204 views

Removing integrated video card drivers broke other hardware?

I just purchased and installed an XFX ATI Radeon HD 4650 video card. The installation instructions said to remove the old video card drivers before installing the new driver. I did both things, but ...
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3answers
846 views

What is switchable graphics?

I bought a new laptop with Switchable Graphics. Ok, I get the idea that one graphics card is for 'serious' use, while the other is low power. But, what exactly is this serious use I may encounter? And ...
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3answers
5k views

tool to find out which video card is installed on my system?

is there one for Win XP? dxdiag, msinfo, etc do not show anything but 'generic VGA'
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1answer
566 views

What graphics card is suitable for my motherboard?

Following the title, can someone recommend a graphics card for my motherboard? This is my motherboard: http://www.biostar-usa.com/mbdetails.asp?model=945GZ%20MICRO%20775%20SE I don't want to use the ...
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2answers
4k views

What can cause an ultra-slow screen refresh in Windows XP?

I'm hoping that someone else has possibly encountered this before so that they understand what I'm describing. My wife and I just moved to a new place and the movers haven't arrived with our stuff ...
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2answers
382 views

Motherboard and graphics card overheating and causing cFreezing

My computer of about 3 years has recently started having major performance problems, and freezing. It was broken for about 5 Months until windows was repaired, Then it ran fine for a couple of weeks ...
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2answers
1k views

Two+ Monitors with 2 video cards in Windows 7

In windows xp I use to be able to have three monitors, two running off my PCIe and 1 running of a PCI card. Since then I have upgraded to windows 7 and can only get one card to be enabled (one or the ...
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Buying Video Card for 1600x900 monitor?

I just bought a monitor for a relative's computer (Intel 82915G chipset) which should produce 1600x900. Though the current card can produce 1600x1200, there's no way (that I know of) to force it to ...
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3answers
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For Intel cpu , if chipset and motherboard are also from intel then it will give best performance. Is it true?

I'm going to purchase Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E7500 (3M Cache, 2.93 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB) and for motherboard my local vendor suggesting me to purchase Intel DG41RQ MB motherboard and he is also ...
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2answers
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Is there a way to manually restart the graphics drivers in Windows XP?

When graphics drivers crash in XP, but don't cause a blue screen, windows starts a fallback driver (I think it's 640x480 in 4-bit color). When that happens, is there any way to cause the original ...
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3answers
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Which graphics card is XP using in my Macbook Pro?

The Macbook Pro has two graphics cards, one which is built in and another one that is more powerful. I installed XP Pro using bootcamp. Which graphics card is XP using, and how can I switch the ...
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1answer
143 views

Graphics Startup Screen

Every time I start up my machine, there's a startup screen for the graphics card. It should display "NVIDIA GeForce 6200 VGA BIOS" with some other copyright information underneath it. However, it ...
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1answer
602 views

Enable onboard ATI xpress 200 with GeForce 7800 PCIe?

The MSI motherboard in my HP dx5150MT computer has onboard ATI xpress 200 graphics and a PCIe slot. Since installing a GeForce 7800 card into the PCIe slot my onboard graphics have disappeared. I'm ...
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1answer
991 views

Matrox Millenium g400, WinXP - How to enable 1680x1050?

It's an old computer like 2001 or so, Matrox Millenium g400. How to enable 1680x1050? Drivers updated from 2006, tried to use Powerstrip, still nothing, got some res to choose but not the needed one. ...
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2answers
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Can i increase performance of adobe photoshop if i use Graphic card which are mainly built for Games?

I use photoshop for to make 2d designs , do not use photoshop 3D functionality. If answer is yes then please suggest me which budget card can increase the performance of Adobe photoshop. Would it be ...
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1answer
108 views

Which driver package should I download and install?

I have an ATI Mobility Radeon x1300 display card in my XP computer. I have researched some error messages I'm getting and one possible solution points to updating the driver for this card. When I go ...
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4answers
8k views

ATI Catalyst setting to stretch Windows XP start bar across both displays

I have a Lenovo T400 laptop with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3400 Series video card, using the ATI Catalyst Control Center to span my Windows XP display over the laptop display and a Dell flatpanel LCD. ...
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1answer
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nVidia Driver - Laptop Lid closed in docking station, but Laptop monitor used

I updated my nVidia drivers for my laptop and now when I put it in my docking station it is trying to use the laptop monitor as one of my two monitors (instead of my two actual monitors). So it ...
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1answer
340 views

Dual Video Cards, older (PCI bus) and higher end (GPU bus), does that impair the newer one?

I want to have 3 monitors setup but the third doesn't need to be hi performance. It's mostly for older video games (that don't display well on a hi res LCD, like Start Craft). If I mix a newer Video ...
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5answers
3k views

Upgrade the Graphics Card for a Dell Dimension 3100 [closed]

I have a Dell Dimension 3100 Desktop with a 128MB Graphics Card Integrated into the Mother Board. I need to upgrade this 128MB to at least 256MB or 512MB if the system will support same. I am told by ...
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2answers
2k views

How to set up multiple video cards in Windows XP

All I am trying to do is run a three monitor setup, two widescreens on the good card at high res and a third smaller monitor at 1024x768 that I watch continuously updating info in. I have a Dell ...
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1answer
292 views

Bad videocard performance in portrait mode

Since I develop software for a living, I really cannot have enough vertical space, so I have started using my work monitors in portrait mode. I am very happy with the way this works out from a general ...