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Windows 7: Win7 Not Recognizing my Graphics Card?

30 Nov 2009   #1
Musturd

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Win7 Not Recognizing my Graphics Card?

I previously had 32-bit Windows 7 RC (7100) installed on my laptop. Aero and all visual effects worked perfectly. I recently installed 64-bit Win7 Home Premium, now I can't do any effects. Here are some reasons why I feel that my card is not being recognized:
DXDIAG:


WINDOWS PERFORMANCE INDEX:


Can anyone help me get my graphics card working? (Also I don't know my exact chip model since dxdiag won't tell me )

Thanks


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30 Nov 2009   #2
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

You still have the VGA driver installed. Install the latest Nvidia W7 driver.
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30 Nov 2009   #3
Musturd

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by seekermeister View Post
You still have the VGA driver installed. Install the latest Nvidia W7 driver.
But for which type and series? I don't know my exact chip...
Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers
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30 Nov 2009   #4
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

You don't need to know the chipset, only the model of the card.

EDIT: I have never used it, but if you don't know which card that you have, there is a button below the other windows to have them scan it for you.
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30 Nov 2009   #5
Musturd

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by seekermeister View Post
You don't need to know the chipset, only the model of the card.

EDIT: I have never used it, but if you don't know which card that you have, there is a button below the other windows to have them scan it for you.
The scan button doesn't work for Win7... And when I just chose a random card to download from, this happened:


It seemed to be a driver that would work on any chip too -- the installer is called 195.62_desktop_win7_winvista_english_whql.exe

(also thanks for your help so far seekermeister)

EDIT: I'm trying another random driver (this time a notebook one considering that I am on a notebook)
EDIT2: Working now thanks
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30 Nov 2009   #6
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

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