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Video card question

By MarZePan
Mar 6, 2011
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  1. Lokalaskurar

    Lokalaskurar TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 616

    Excellent

    Mark56's suggestion is just what you need! Excellent!

    In order to identify your card's name so that we can find some drivers for it, you need to force the PC into revealing the card's name. The Microsoft article does just that!

    If you need help with the command prompt, also called CMD, we'll provide you with everything you need to know.

    Remember: you can not copy the text from the command prompt. Windows does not allow it without a third-party patch. But, you can screendump/capture the screen using the "PrintScreen-button" on your keyboard. The results coming from that command prompt-solution would be interesting to study.

    In other words, do you think you can post a screenshot/screendump/captured screen of the prompt's results on TechSpot for us to study? As you see in the Microsoft-page, identifying the card is pretty straight forward, but can be a bit intimidating for someone who is not familiar with the CMD.

    We love to help :D
  2. MarZePan

    MarZePan Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 19

    You guys are such a big help i appreciate the patience youve had with this. But anyways here is the printscreen image of the command prompt

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  3. Lokalaskurar

    Lokalaskurar TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 616

    MarZePan, look again at the MS article - you sure this was all what the prompt said? :p I've been looking at some other prompt reports, and usually the card identifies at the ninth row (C000:0009), and the screenshot covers eight rows.

    Plan B: The hard way
    If there are no more than eight rows we will probably have to identify the card the hard way (in other words, by looking inside the PC).

    Plan C: The brutal approach
    Fortunently, the brutal approach of finding drivers are not as hard as previously expected. There is a Plan C - trying to install a driverpack after another driverpack after another driverpack... Since (for instance) AMD/ATi have released huge driverpacks (Catalyst) and nVidia have released huge packs as well (nToolpack) containing many drivers at a time. Some of them has to be right!
  4. winterwolf1223

    winterwolf1223 Newcomer, in training Posts: 73

    sometimes the hard way is the easiest way out...I say JUST GUT YOUR PC and take a clear picture of the bar code lable on your graphics card for us =P Lol....
  5. Lokalaskurar

    Lokalaskurar TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 616

    Well actually, skip my latest post and just gut the PC. It seems to be the best approach as of this moment. Provided you don't void your warranty of course...
  6. MarZePan

    MarZePan Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 19

    Hey guys i made i minor break through and found that my graphics card says this, "VT 2400PRO AGP 512MB V/D/T", under that it says "PN: 24P512AGPV", and under that its says, "Made in China PCB#R61BG-NE3". Post asap if that isnt enough information i really feel like this is the right thing
  7. kiencon

    kiencon Newcomer, in training

    install vga driver
  8. Lokalaskurar

    Lokalaskurar TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 616

  9. Mark56

    Mark56 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,271

  10. MarZePan

    MarZePan Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 19

    I did exactly what Mark said and it finally worked. Thank you all for your help it was highly appreciated =)
  11. Mark56

    Mark56 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,271

    Oh good, glad I could help.
     
  12. winterwolf1223

    winterwolf1223 Newcomer, in training Posts: 73

    yup in the end gutting is ur pc was faster =D congratz n enjoy!!!!
  13. Lokalaskurar

    Lokalaskurar TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 616

    YAY! We are all so happy that it finally worked! :grinthumb

    Enjoy your games!


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