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Problems with GeForce FX 5200

By ColdCrow
Dec 22, 2004
  1. Hi, I'm having trouble with my GeForce FX 5200 video card.

    I can't seem to launch games, that is when I start the game the screen freezes.

    I can't play videos either they freeze too.

    I don't know what's going on...

    Here are my comp stats:

    Operating System System Model
    Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 2 (build 2600) VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C694T
    Processor a Main Circuit Board b
    1000 megahertz Intel Pentium III
    32 kilobyte primary memory cache
    256 kilobyte secondary memory cache Board: 694T-686B
    Bus Clock: 133 megahertz
    BIOS: Award Software International, Inc. 6.00 PG 03/14/2002
    Drives Memory Modules c,d
    40.02 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
    30.33 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

    ATAPI DVD-ROM 16X [CD-ROM drive]
    VERBATIM 401248AL [CD-ROM drive]
    3.5" format removeable media [Floppy drive]

    MAXTOR 6L040J2 [Hard drive] (40.03 GB) -- drive 0, s/n 362207129515, rev A93.0500, SMART Status: Healthy 640 Megabytes Installed Memory

    Slot 'BANK_0' has 256 MB
    Local Drive Volumes

    c: (on drive 0) 40.02 GB 30.33 GB free

    Network Drives
    None detected
    Users Printers
    local user accounts last logon
    Administrator 4/16/2004 10:17:01 PM (admin)
    Owner 12/2/2004 8:15:42 AM (admin)
    local system accounts
    Guest 4/22/2004 5:03:14 AM
    HelpAssistant never
    SUPPORT_388945a0 never


    Marks a disabled account; Marks a locked account Lexmark 1020 Color Jetprinter on LPT1:

    Controllers Display
    Standard floppy disk controller
    Primary IDE Channel [Controller]
    Secondary IDE Channel [Controller]
    VIA Bus Master IDE Controller NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 [Display adapter]
    Envision EN-710e [Monitor] (15.7"vis, April 2002)
    Bus Adapters Multimedia
    VIA Rev 5 or later USB Universal Host Controller
    VIA Rev 5 or later USB Universal Host Controller CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device
    Standard Game Port
    Standard Game Port
    Unimodem Half-Duplex Audio Device
    VIA AC'97 Audio Controller (WDM)
    Communications Other Devices
    Lucent Win Modem
    Realtek RTL8139 Family PCI Fast Ethernet NIC
    Network Card MAC Address: 00:40:05:82:209
    Network IP Address: 192.168.1.101 / 24 Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural PS/2 Keyboard
    PS/2 Compatible Mouse
    USB Root Hub
    USB Root Hub
    Virus Protection
    No details available
    Installed Microsoft Hotfixes
    DataAccess
    Q832483 on 4/16/2004 (details...)
    KB870669 (details...)
    Internet Explorer
    SP2 (SP2)
    Windows Media Player
    WM817787 (details...)
    Q828026 (details...)
    SP0
    Q828026 on 4/24/2004 (details...)
    Windows XP
    SP2
    KB811113[SP] on 10/23/2004 (details...)
    SP3
    KB834707 on 10/24/2004 (details...)
    KB885523 on 10/23/2004 (details...)
    KB885884 on 10/24/2004 (details...)
     
  2. jacobin

    jacobin TS Rookie

    hey man i own the same card and seemed to be runnign into some problems my self for the second time. For ur problem try updating ur driver for video card. u can find it in nvidia site. i just downloaded mine and hasnt hlped me very much. also run dxdiag and test ur direct3d directdraw and agp acceleration. u might find the problem there. make sure they r all enabled too. if u cant enable them, means u might be missing some of its very important dll files. use the following program to scan to c what u might be missing after the troubleshooting.


    http://www.analogx.com/welcome.htm

    download the file there
     
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