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Think I need a new video driver..

By deandeandean
Oct 2, 2009
  1. So I had the BSOD for weeks up until yesterday. The cause was the display adapter 'NVIDIA GeForce 6150 LE' which of course I disabled because it would bring up the BSOD.

    My friend uninstalled it, then installed it again, but when i enabled it the problem wasn't fixed. My videos would take aggges to load, and everything was laggy (like it was without it being enabled)

    Then when I tried to watch TV on my pc, via a freeview box, the BSOD came up again, so I had to disable that driver again.

    What should I do now?
    D/L a new display adapter?
    Re-install it again?

    Thanks
     
  2. almcneil

    almcneil TS Guru Posts: 1,554

    First logical step is to download the lastest driver from the manufacturer. If that does do the trick , then it's likely a hardware problem and you either test the video card using a diagnostic program or swap a new video card in and see if it works.

    -- Andy
     
  3. deandeandean

    deandeandean TS Rookie Topic Starter

    No display drivers were available from the dell website for the model of my pc.

    That's where the problem is - the display adapter. The yellow ! comes up when I enable it.
     
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