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Windows 7: Windows 7 doesnt see my gforce 8600 gt


31 Jan 2009   #1

Windows XP and Windows 7 dual boot
 
 
Windows 7 doesnt see my gforce 8600 gt

I got a nice one... Windows 7 doesnt show any display drivers/devices in device manager.. Therefore I cant install any drivers..

Anyone smart enough to crack this? Anyway I am not

Kind Regards

Edit: Its a 7600 GT

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31 Jan 2009   #2

SEVEN x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ptor View Post
I got a nice one... Windows 7 doesnt show any display drivers/devices in device manager.. Therefore I cant install any drivers..

Anyone smart enough to crack this? Anyway I am not

Kind Regards
Hi Ptor....... welcome to the Windows 7 forums


have you tried re seating the card since you installed Windows 7..??

have you got any GPU monitoring software on there..?? anything that might show the presence of the card even without drivers..??

you may need to try the card in another machine, just to rule out the possibility it my have died..



SK
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31 Jan 2009   #3

Windows XP and Windows 7 dual boot
 
 

Well thank you.. The card didnt die, I have dual boot and xp still runs like it used too..

Me and a mate think we have found the problem.. just no solution yet..

My motherboard is an Asus P5RD1-VM wich uses ULI drivers... And asus offers all kind of drivers except for my board. So my chipset isnt installed properly... So we think to know the problem..

The solution is harder.. we cant find drivers on the net.. xD

Maybe this bit of extra info helps out..

Kind Regards

Edit: Chipset is ATI RS400/RC400/RC410
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31 Jan 2009   #4

SEVEN x64
 
 

is this what your after.....

Asus P5RD1 chipset driver





SK
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31 Jan 2009   #5

Windows XP and Windows 7 dual boot
 
 

Well yes and no..

I ran the program from that site.. And it said all my drivers are up to dat except sound max.. wich is not that important.. but the rest seems to be up to date.. xD

So still no solution.. thanks for your imput though
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31 Jan 2009   #6

SEVEN x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ptor View Post
Well yes and no..

I ran the program from that site.. And it said all my drivers are up to dat except sound max.. wich is not that important.. but the rest seems to be up to date.. xD

So still no solution.. thanks for your imput though
you may still need to re seat the card so Windows 7 can detect it....this happens with H/W from time to time...



SK
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31 Jan 2009   #7

Windows XP and Windows 7 dual boot
 
 

Well I installed the driver, it asked for reboot, did so..
Then an error popped up at boot up (see added pic).
And no changes in device manager..

And another bit of extra info: Pc wizard 2008 reconised the graphic card. As the gforce 7600 gt


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31 Jan 2009   #8

SEVEN x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ptor View Post
Well I installed the driver, it asked for reboot, did so..
Then an error popped up at boot up (see added pic).
And no changes in device manager..

And another bit of extra info: Pc wizard 2008 reconised the graphic card. As the gforce 7600 gt
so it is in fact your Windows 7 install itself stopping the card running, if the card is picked up by other S/W while your in Windows 7


have you re seated the card..??, i know its a chore but it maybe as simple as taking it out & plugging it back in...




SK
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31 Jan 2009   #9
Usi

Windows 7
 
 

Try to to change the settings of Windows Update to 'notify, but don't download or install'. Check for updates, and then choose to view available updates. There you must choose what you see about graphic cards.

Good luck!
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31 Jan 2009   #10

Windows XP and Windows 7 dual boot
 
 

I reseated the card.. no change except there is no error at start up..
But still no graphic card.. Windows update changes didnt work.. It just says there is no updat availeble.

This time I added a screenshot of my device manager.. maybe that gives you guys some clues.. caus I'm clueless atm


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