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Windows 7: Updating My Graphics Card with my new Windows 7

02 May 2010   #1

Windows 7 Business Build 7600
 
 
Updating My Graphics Card with my new Windows 7

ok so my hard drive took a dump. so i went out and bought a brand new one and installed it myself. then i went and got windows 7 and also installed that myself. (DYI!) But im trying to burn a movie with Windows DVD Maker, but it told my that my video card does not meet the minimum requirments. So i new i had a Good Nvidia Graphics card so i went to check my card just in case by using the DxDiag thingy or w/e. And it only says that i have a Standard VGA Graphics Adapter. I am thinking that i did not install some drivers or something for my computer to recognized my graphics card with windows 7 or something...can someone help me fix Windows DVD Maker and/or My computer with its Video Card?

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02 May 2010   #2

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
 
 

You don't have your graphics card drivers installed. Do you know which Nvidia card you have?
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02 May 2010   #3

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Welcome To Windows Seven Forums. You can use this program to find your system specs |MG| HWiNFO32 3.50 Download Please include which version of Seven your using 32 or 64 bit. Just go to the top of the page click on the user CP>scroll down the right hand side click on edit system specs. Fill in all you can this will go a long way in helping you now and in the future. Thanks. Fabe
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02 May 2010   #4

Windows 7 Business Build 7600
 
 

nVidia GeForce 7150M (MCP67)
64MB
64bit
SDRAM
Chipset nVidia nForce 630M (c67)
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02 May 2010   #5

Windows 7, XP, 2003
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thefabe View Post
Welcome To Windows Seven Forums. You can use this program to find your system specs |MG| HWiNFO32 3.50 Download Please include which version of Seven your using 32 or 64 bit. Just go to the top of the page click on the user CP>scroll down the right hand side click on edit system specs. Fill in all you can this will go a long way in helping you now and in the future. Thanks. Fabe
You can also use msinfo32. No need to install anything

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AggresserT2 View Post
nVidia GeForce 7150M (MCP67)
64MB
64bit
SDRAM
Chipset nVidia nForce 630M (c67)
Go to the nVidia site and DL the latest software for your card. It will include the drivers and all the nVidia tools.
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02 May 2010   #6

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AggresserT2 View Post
ok so my hard drive took a dump. so i went out and bought a brand new one and installed it myself. then i went and got windows 7 and also installed that myself. (DYI!) But im trying to burn a movie with Windows DVD Maker, but it told my that my video card does not meet the minimum requirments. So i new i had a Good Nvidia Graphics card so i went to check my card just in case by using the DxDiag thingy or w/e. And it only says that i have a Standard VGA Graphics Adapter. I am thinking that i did not install some drivers or something for my computer to recognized my graphics card with windows 7 or something...can someone help me fix Windows DVD Maker and/or My computer with its Video Card?
As you have a notebook, it may be best to download the drivers from the maker's support site (like www.hp.com). If tghere are no Windows 7 ones listed, you can probably use Vista ones, if they exist.

You can also try drivers from www.nvidia.com. Some notebook makers modify the device ID of their onboard graphics, though, so the nVidia drivers amy not install automatically. It's possible to customize them to match your device ID, but I've never done it. (NVIDIA & Laptop News | Latest NVIDIA drivers and related news | laptopvideo2go.com)
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02 May 2010   #7

Windows 7, XP, 2003
 
 

I retract my last post and agree with the above. I would deff try the NB manu site first.
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