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Windows 7: nvida 8500gt geforce not compatible with vga

13 Dec 2009   #1

windows 7 x64 ultimate
 
 
nvida 8500gt geforce not compatible with vga

did a test and it shows the card saying video adapter//
hardware id.nvida geforce 8500gt
offical devive name//geforce 8500gt
vga compatible...no.. thats why my screen keps going of any ideas.


windows 7 x64 ultimate

checked driver as below.
driver provider..nvida
driver date..20/11/2009
driver version..8.17.11.9562....in device manager


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13 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7, Linux
 
 

VGA not being compatable? That shouldn't be the issue. We need to know what's going on, start from the top and list symptoms and what errors are popping up if any.
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14 Dec 2009   #3

windows 7 x64 ultimate
 
 

no error on pc screen i tested the card it says it list vga not compatible with geforce 8500gt and that is listed next to report my monitor keeps flicking on and of works on my partners pc have tryd new card still same problem.
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14 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

You can try and install it from device manager. Download and unpack the driver, then stop. Go to device manager display>update driver>browse my computer>let me pick>have disk>point it to the downloaded driver .inf file and double click it> hit ok, let it install. NVIDIA DRIVERS 195.62 WHQL Hope this will help Fabe
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14 Dec 2009   #5

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

hi thefabe, he already has the latest drivers , i run 2x 8500gt's in sli mode with no probs at all i wonder if the resolution is not set correctly?
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14 Dec 2009   #6

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Thanks pebbly: I understand that I was just trying to make sure it was installed correctly. It's a little hard to understand exactly what he is talking about. (no offence intended). A lot of times resolution problems can be cured once a driver for the monitor is installed and the native resolution reconized. He may also want to check his cables and the pins. As well as listing his monitor so we cn see if their is a driver for it. Fabe
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14 Dec 2009   #7

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

hi thefabe yes it does sound more monitor related than card, it really pays to fill in system specs so others have a better oppertunity to offer advice
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14 Dec 2009   #8

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

I would also help to know the MB model # as well. Thanks Fabe
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14 Dec 2009   #9

windows 7 x64 ultimate
 
 

my setting for monitor ia 1440x900 recommened
monitor technosonic lcd1908 i used my partners standard monitor on my pc and it worked i put my tv/monitor on her pc no problems

motheboard is asrock 4coredual-sata2

http://www.asrock.com/mb/vga.asp?c=&...CoreDual-SATA2 vga support list ere.
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14 Dec 2009   #10

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

so are you trying to say that the card is not compatible with vga on windows 7? the compatability list you pointed to is for xp/vista only i think you will find it is compatible with 7 . have you tried loading the driver in compatibility mode for vista? when you swapped the monitor over to your gf's pc did you also swap cables?
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