Video Card Problems

By bhargavnat
Dec 9, 2008
  1. Hi,

    I have a Dell Dimension 8250 with a 64MB DDR NVIDIA* GeForce4 MX™ Graphics Card with TV-Out video card. I think that there is something that seems to be messed up with my card that I cannot connect a monitor to my PC. I keep getting an error about a frequency out of range when I boot my computer up. It does however randomly work at times (extremely random !!!). I have 2 questions:

    1. Would anyone have an idea what the problem might be? Is this like a know problem with that particular video card?

    2. What currently available video card will work/be compatible with my Dell 8250? I would still like to hang on to my ancient system as a backup and do not want to upgrade/spend a lot on it.

    -- Bhargav
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    Re: Q1

    Start your computer in Safe Mode (by pressing F8 at system startup)
    Un-install any graphics drivers from Add\remove programs, and from Device Manager (Start->Run-> Devmgmt.msc), and remove it from there too

    Then restart you computer back to Normal Mode
    Then download and install the newest graphics drivers from here:

    Click here to detect nVidia Driver updates:
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