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15 Feb 2010   #1

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Windows 7 & not installing Graphics Card

I've had Windows 7 Ultimate x64 for about a month problem free until yesterday when I got a 9500 GT card so I can play some emulators. In device manager it shows up as Standard VGA Graphics Adapter
http://www.sevenforums.com/attachmen...1&d=1266254518

When I try a regular update with downloaded Windows 7 x64 firmware from the Nvidia site this pops up,
http://www.sevenforums.com/attachmen...1&d=1266254810

When I try a manual install this pops up,
http://www.sevenforums.com/attachmen...1&d=1266254967

http://www.sevenforums.com/attachmen...1&d=1266255802 The Video card is a Nvidia GeForce 9500 GT



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15 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Welcome to Seven forums: Have you tried dowloading the driver form Nvidia to your desktop>unpack and stop> go to device manager click on update software>browse my computer>let me pick>have disk>browse>navigate to the dl file>click or (double click) the .inf file>click ok>then next> and let it install from their? Fabe
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15 Feb 2010   #3

windows 7
 
 

Yes I tried that with the new and older updates.
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15 Feb 2010   #4

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

questions: did you do upgrade from XP? if so, you might want to check for a Mobo or BIOS update as your system was working fine with other card, but wont with this one. your BIOS version might have been updated since 7 came out to fix problems with this. Flashing the BIOS though as others on this forum have said should be done only if it will resolve a problem and should be done after everything else is exhausted.
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15 Feb 2010   #5

windows 7
 
 

Upgraded from Vista 32 bit...Had integrated gpu before trying to install the Video Card. I updated to the latest Bios about two weeks ago
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15 Feb 2010   #6

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

Ok good to know.
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15 Feb 2010   #7

 
 

Hi lonz358, welcome to the forums

You might want to install the drivers for your monitor. I know it sounds silly as your card isn't recognised but i've seen cases where this actually increases the detection of some cards so may be worth a try.

Hope it helps


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15 Feb 2010   #8

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lonz358 View Post
Upgraded from Vista 32 bit...Had integrated gpu before trying to install the Video Card. I updated to the latest Bios about two weeks ago
have you disabled the onboard graphics in the bios?
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15 Feb 2010   #9

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

is the integrated GPU disabled?

Edit: sry pebbly didn't see your post.
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15 Feb 2010   #10

windows 7
 
 

I was looking for my monitor drivers but couldn't find them anywhere, The monitor is a Hanns-g HH231 23" and yes I disabled the integrated graphics in the bios
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