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Windows 7: Help with Graphics Card Compatibility Problem


09 Sep 2012   #11

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Pull the plug after holding the on button right?

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09 Sep 2012   #12

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

No.
Pull out the plug.
Hold "on" button for about 20-30 seconds.
Remove case.
Every 5 minutes or so (if you're spending a bit of time on it) touch a piece of metal (to remove any static electricity that might be building up on your body).
Remember, if you pull on the card and it doesn't come out straight away, check that you've taken out all the screws, locks etc. Once forced my old computer's GPU out and I snapped the board in half. :/
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09 Sep 2012   #13

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Done and you were a bit hasty back then...
Unfortunately that has changed nothing...
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09 Sep 2012   #14

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

Still not recognising?
Try contacting the guy who sold it to you.
I can't think of any other solution :/
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09 Sep 2012   #15

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Hmmm. I don't think he will know. Anyone else on the forums know anything?
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09 Sep 2012   #16

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

Hope someone helps you
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09 Sep 2012   #17

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Only other thing you can do is contact AMD or who ever made that particular card and start a RMA video cards are under warrenty for 3 years atleast and that series is barley 3 years old so i would look into replacing it via manufacturer
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09 Sep 2012   #18

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

RMA?
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09 Sep 2012   #19

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Durfsurn View Post
RMA?
Return to Manufacturer Assessment

That should be the proper term for that abriviation but i could be wrong but in any case it is used to report a bad product by manufacturer warrenty

That way it can be replaced with no cost to you if it is damaged and bad

Also your Board if it is AGP there is no way it would have fit in that slot Tottaly different interface

I would assume you are running Pci -e but your problem might be something else
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10 Sep 2012   #20

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

Return Material Authorization, I've usually seem it as.

(It means that the maker has authorized you to return a possibly defective product for inspection.)

If you're getting graphics when the monitor is connected to the graphics card, then the graphic card is working. It sounds like it's running with the generic (VGA) drivers.

AGP cards may be a little dicey with Windows 7. As your PC is from 2004, apparently, a little struggle may be expected. Good luck.

I suppose that you have something other than a 5450 (3450, perhaps?) as I doubt that there's a 5XXX card in AGP.

Have you tried these drivers?

AMD Catalyst
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