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Windows 7: how can i stop making my pc look like basic when its ultimate

13 Aug 2010   #1

Windows 7
how can i stop making my pc look like basic when its ultimate

i upgraded on a computer but now the sreen looks like basic i want it like mirrow like so can someone find me a graphics car driver download to make it hd and everything thanks

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13 Aug 2010   #2


Hard to point you to the correct driver since we don't know which card, or if it's x32/x64 - but it probably looks like basic because either:

A) You are using the generic VGA driver

B) The WEI index has not been refreshed
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13 Aug 2010   #3
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64

Specs listed here,

Unidentified Network please help

The problem is the too old and unsupported integrated video, a DirectX 8.1 GPU that is about the equivalent of the old Radeon 9200. You may have had it for 4 years, but it is even older than that. In fact the last driver update for that chipset from ATI is from early 2006 and only supported up to Windows 2000 at that,

Catalystâ„¢ 6.4 Software Component Downloads for Windows 2000 - Motherboard/IGP Drivers

That chipset came out some time in mid to late 2003. Unless the motherboard (Asus P4R8L) came from elsewhere from what I can find it was found in this,

and according to the specs doesn't even have an AGP slot.

This is one of those situations where all things considering you would be better served holding off on Windows 7 until you get a new computer, or live without Aero until then at least.
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14 Aug 2010   #4

Windows 7
Can someone find me the driver for Pci standard Pci to Pci Bridge

I need this for windows 7 if has one coz i upgraded
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14 Aug 2010   #5

Pci Bridge

Try this link to how to drivers. Although I am still a novice with win 7, but still learning. Have more experience with win xp and Mac OSX. Hope this works.
PCI standard PCI-to-PCI bridge driver
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14 Aug 2010   #6

Windows 7
I have a five years old computer is that wht in windows 7

could this be why it looks like a basic when i have ulitmate is it becuase my graohics card is old or what please wirte back thanks
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14 Aug 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit.

I don't really understand what you are trying to ask..

Your graphics card does not interfere in what version of Windows 7 you have though.
Could you please be a little bit more specific?
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14 Aug 2010   #8

Windows 7

im trying to say why does it look like a windows 7 basic when its ulitmate is it because i have a old graphics card or what is wrong with it ??
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14 Aug 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Well, you never listed your specs. so we have no idea what you have. When you run the performance index, what is your WEI score? What video card do you have? Have you installed the 3rd party driver for the video card?
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14 Aug 2010   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Well, what graphics card do you have? You can use HWInfo32 from HWiNFO & HWiNFO32 - Hardware Information and Analysis Tools to find out.
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