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Windows 7: Windows 7, games keep flashing and hard to use

22 Dec 2009   #1

Winodws 7 Ulltimate
 
 
Windows 7, games keep flashing and hard to use

I got a dell inspiron desktop 530s and I installed windows 7 with all the drivers all games seem to do it, idk what graphics card I got LOL


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22 Dec 2009   #2
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Ducky welcome to the forums.

From what I can see it has one of three possible video cards (based on looking at the general download page for the 530S),

1. Intel onboard

2. An ATI card

3. Nvidia card

Seeing as you say you're not sure go here,

Dell System Information / Dell Warranty Extensions & Upgrades / Dell Warranty Status

and use the service tag number from your computer to find out which one it came with (assuming it hasn't been changed since the computer was bought).
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22 Dec 2009   #3

Winodws 7 Ulltimate
 
 

Okay I did that but im cofnused so here's a URL
Dell System Information / Dell Warranty Extensions & Upgrades / Dell Warranty Status

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
Ducky welcome to the forums.

From what I can see it has one of three possible video cards (based on looking at the general download page for the 530S),

1. Intel onboard

2. An ATI card

3. Nvidia card

Seeing as you say you're not sure go here,

Dell System Information / Dell Warranty Extensions & Upgrades / Dell Warranty Status

and use the service tag number from your computer to find out which one it came with (assuming it hasn't been changed since the computer was bought).
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22 Dec 2009   #4
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

That link doesn't work without the service tag. If you have to post a screen shot of what it shows.
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22 Dec 2009   #5

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DuckyForDucks View Post
I got a dell inspiron desktop 530s and I installed windows 7 with all the drivers all games seem to do it, idk what graphics card I got LOL
if you dont know what graphics card/chipset you have how did you install the correct driver?

type dxdiag in search and it should tell you, if not let us know


Ken J+
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22 Dec 2009   #6

Winodws 7 Ulltimate
 
 

Can I post my service tag?
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22 Dec 2009   #7

Winodws 7 Ulltimate
 
 

It says
Intel(3) g33/g31 Express chipset family?
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22 Dec 2009   #8
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DuckyForDucks View Post
Can I post my service tag?
B357R3J
That will do. From that it says you have the Intel G31/G33 video, which you can get the latest windows 7 driver from here,

Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator Driver for Windows* 7(exe)
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22 Dec 2009   #9

Winodws 7 Ulltimate
 
 

ty I will try
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22 Dec 2009   #10

Winodws 7 Ulltimate
 
 

kk I did it, And it got worse in my windows expierance thingy the gaming graphics gone from 3.3 to 2.0 and the games flash even more! :O
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