Display crash after up8 gfx card's bios

By lexmark
Apr 12, 2008
  1. Hi all..I had just update my nvidia fx 5500 card's bios this evening and after success update,the display is like not well..Color become like crash but still can using ..This only happen when using windows but before my pc open windows(xp sp2),my display is very normal..Whats the prob???Please help me..Also 3 month ago,my gfx card's capasity down from 128mb to 64mb..Why this happen?
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +9

    Start in SAFE MODE, if necessary, and remove or disable the problem driver. Then install an older driver, or a driver from a different source.
    Why does it happen? Because it can. Because your graphics card is bad. Many graphic cards do not last a year if they are used a lot or run frequently at high heat... You can reduce the risk by adding a case fan or other way of getting hot air out, and cool air in.
  3. lexmark

    lexmark TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16

    So u think it my driver prob?Im not rich person..This gfx card is gift from my brother..Its very old..Thanks
  4. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +9

    Actually, I am only guessing, but I think your graphics card has reached the end of its useful product life. Drivers problems only mimic bad hardware.
  5. lexmark

    lexmark TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16

    Oh forgot something..Want know,im using mobos asrock p4i45gv , gfx card slot=agp 4x , what gfx card that compatible with my pc?I dont care about price or anything,i just to know a list of gfx card that my pc can use..
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