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Windows 7: How to get my video card to work if possible with win 7

22 Feb 2010   #1
whughes1989

Windows 7
 
 
How to get my video card to work if possible with win 7

My video card is an Intel (r)856 graphics chip. There is no driver on the Intel website for windows 7. Is there any way to get this card to work. the highest resolution i can get on Win 7 is 1024 x 768. My system is as follows.

OP: Windows 7 Enterprise 32-bit (6.1 Build 7600)
System Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard
Processor: Intel (R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.60 GHz (2 CPUs), 2.6GHz
Memory: 2560MB RAM
DIrectX Version: DirectX 11

Display
Name: Standard VGA Graphics Adapter
Chip Type: Intel (r) 865G Graphics Chip Accelerated VGA Bios
Dac Type: 8 Bit


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22 Feb 2010   #2
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whughes1989 View Post
My video card is an Intel (r)856 graphics chip. There is no driver on the Intel website for windows 7. Is there any way to get this card to work. the highest resolution i can get on Win 7 is 1024 x 768. My system is as follows.

OP: Windows 7 Enterprise 32-bit (6.1 Build 7600)
System Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard
Processor: Intel (R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.60 GHz (2 CPUs), 2.6GHz
Memory: 2560MB RAM
DIrectX Version: DirectX 11

Display
Name: Standard VGA Graphics Adapter
Chip Type: Intel (r) 865G Graphics Chip Accelerated VGA Bios
Dac Type: 8 Bit
Hello whughes1989, and welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Question: is this a Desktop or Laptop?

Cheers!
Robert
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Feb 2010   #3
whughes1989

Windows 7
 
 

Display
Name: Standard VGA Graphics Adapter
Chip Type: Intel (r) 865G Graphics Chip Accelerated VGA Bios
Dac Type: 8 Bit[/QUOTE] Hello whughes1989, and welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Question: is this a Desktop or Laptop?

Cheers!
Robert[/QUOTE]

This is a Desktop
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22 Feb 2010   #4
Fantail

7 x64 | 7 x64
 
 

Wonder if there is a Vista driver that would suffice.
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22 Feb 2010   #5
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whughes1989 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iseuu
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whughes1989
Display
Name: Standard VGA Graphics Adapter
Chip Type: Intel (r) 865G Graphics Chip Accelerated VGA Bios
Dac Type: 8 Bit
Hello whughes1989, and welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Question: is this a Desktop or Laptop?

Cheers!
Robert
This is a Desktop
Sorry, but you are limited in what you can do with this video. The easiest fix is to get a good $20 to $30 compatible video card to add to your desktop and disable the on-board video.

However, Intel's 855 video driver package does include your chipset and while it might help, it won't allow for Aero stuff in 7. Here is from the inf file for 855:
Code:
[Intel.Mfg]
%iMGM%  = i852GM,  PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_3582

%iSDG%     = i865G, PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2572

%iGDGD0% = i915G0, PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2582
%iGDGD1% = i915G1, PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2782
%iALVD0% = i915GM0, PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2592
%iALVD1% = i915GM1, PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2792
I found this driver package here: Graphic driver - Dell D505

If it will not work, let us know and we can search for a possible desktop driver package?

Cheers!
Robert
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22 Feb 2010   #6
whughes1989

Windows 7
 
 

I tried installing the dell graphic driver still no luck.
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22 Feb 2010   #7
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whughes1989 View Post
I tried installing the dell graphic driver still no luck.
Yes the driver worked for my Dell computer, but as I understand, it is a Windows Default driver packaged with Vista.

Did you follow the included instructions and manually install the driver?

If you would like, we can look at HP's web site, but we need the exact model of your HP computer. (Just Pavilion for example applies to dozens of models)

Cheers!
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22 Feb 2010   #8
whughes1989

Windows 7
 
 

yes i tried to manually install the driver it said my driver is up to date. My computer is a hp d530 CMT (DC577av)
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22 Feb 2010   #9
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whughes1989 View Post
yes i tried to manually install the driver it said my driver is up to date. My computer is a hp d530 CMT (DC577av)
My visit to HP here:

HP Compaq d530 Convertible Minitower Desktop PC- Download drivers and software - HP Business Support Center

Led me to a Vista graphics driver dated Feb, 2010. No promises, but you could try it. If the driver package will not self install, you can try the manual install, browsing to the INF file in the driver folder?

There is another driver located here, but less promising: Fall 2006 Original Intel Graphics Drivers - HP Customer Care (United States - English)

It doesn't say it is for vista, but some older drivers have worked OK in Vista and 7. Please look at this Tutorial on Compatibility Mode: Compatibility Mode

Good luck!
Robert
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23 Feb 2010   #10
whughes1989

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks for all the help Robert i think I am just going to buy a new video card.
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