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Windows 7: Undetectable Graphics card on Windows 7 Ultimate

25 Feb 2012   #1
Calvn53

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 
Undetectable Graphics card on Windows 7 Ultimate

Hey guys, I have a Sony Vaio VGN-FS940 laptop and have recently installed Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit. It won't recognize my card ( Intel (R) GMA 900). I've tried many other solutions on other forums but none of them work. I don't know much about computers so you have to bare with me.

My OOS (Original Operating System) was XP. But, since this computer was used from my brother he had installed Windows 7 Pro. Since my computer was VERY slow, I'd thought I'd do a new install. And as clueless as I was I installed Ultimate instead of Pro. My computer became really fast once again but I couldn't play my games anymore. If anyone can help I would gladly appreciate it.


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26 Feb 2012   #2
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

Not sure what to advise.

Your laptop appears to use a mobile version of the 910/915 series graphics. Intel has never produced Vista or Win7 drivers for it. You can try the XP drivers, but you won't get Aero Glass effects.
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26 Feb 2012   #3
Calvn53

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

I where do I download the drivers? I went to both sony and intel website for the drivers and all it had was the chipset family controller and I don't think that works either. How did my graphics card work on Pro edition?
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26 Feb 2012   #4
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Calvn53 View Post
I where do I download the drivers? I went to both sony and intel website for the drivers and all it had was the chipset family controller and I don't think that works either. How did my graphics card work on Pro edition?
Sony eSupport - VGN-FS940 - Software & Drivers

They're from 2005. (Vista was released in 2007.)

I'm not sure how you got drivers in a previous Win7 installation.
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26 Feb 2012   #5
Calvn53

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

I'm not sure either as the laptop was passed down from my brother to me. And thanks i will try this
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