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Windows 7: Install windows 7 starter 32 bit no video controller device

01 Feb 2012   #1
Mynameisgelo

windows 7 starter 32 bit
 
 
Install windows 7 starter 32 bit no video controller device

I installed windows 7 starter 32 bit on my acer travelmate 4070, no video controller device not installed, i tried to windows update but windows could not fin drivers for my device.. what should I do?? pls.. help me thanks..


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01 Feb 2012   #2
boyans

Win 8 RP, Win 7, XP
 
 

Maybe you have to install correct chipset driver first.
Visit manifacturer site, choose computer model and download specific drivers.
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01 Feb 2012   #3
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

As the acer travelmate 4070 was only sold with Win XP.
Where did you buy your Windows 7 Starter from?
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01 Feb 2012   #4
alphanumeric
Microsoft MVP

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

Yeah, Acer Canada only shows XP drivers for the 4270. You can't actually buy Windows 7 can you? I think it's only available preinstalled on a PC.
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01 Feb 2012   #5
alphanumeric
Microsoft MVP

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

Duh, it just occurred to me that if you strip the ei.cfg file out of the 32 bit install media, making it universal install media, Windows 7 Starter will be in the list of install options. You'll still need a product code to go any longer than 30 days, but its a lot easier to obtain and install than I thought when I made my above post. Still one has to wonder why you would install it on a PC that didn't come with it in the first place.
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02 Feb 2012   #6
Mynameisgelo

windows 7 starter 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by boyans View Post
Maybe you have to install correct chipset driver first.
Visit manifacturer site, choose computer model and download specific drivers.
My chipset is VGA Graphics adapter.. the only problem is my video controller the games not working everytime I open games "Could Find any compatible Direct3D devices..are flashing to my screen pls.. help me dude...


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02 Feb 2012   #7
Mynameisgelo

windows 7 starter 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
Yeah, Acer Canada only shows XP drivers for the 4270. You can't actually buy Windows 7 can you? I think it's only available preinstalled on a PC.
I'm using Windows 7 starter 32 bit its working good.. the only problem is my video controller the games not working
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02 Feb 2012   #8
Mynameisgelo

windows 7 starter 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
As the acer travelmate 4070 was only sold with Win XP.
Where did you buy your Windows 7 Starter from?
From my cousin, I'm using licence windows 7..
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02 Feb 2012   #9
alphanumeric
Microsoft MVP

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

Your chip-set is a Mobile Intel 915GM/915PM Express chip-set. Standard VGA Graphics Adapter means Windows couldn't identify you video adapter and or couldn't find a driver for it. It using a very basic generic driver. Acer doesn't supply Windows 7 Drivers for that model so you'll probably have to search around the Intel support site to find them. Your Video is an Intel 915GM Integrated Graphics Media Accelerator 950. The one Intel driver package, if you can find it, will likely have both.
If your Windows 7 Starter is an OEM version you can't transfer it to another PC. How did you activate it?
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02 Feb 2012   #10
Mynameisgelo

windows 7 starter 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
Your chip-set is a Mobile Intel 915GM/915PM Express chip-set. Standard VGA Graphics Adapter means Windows couldn't identify you video adapter and or couldn't find a driver for it. It using a very basic generic driver. Acer doesn't supply Windows 7 Drivers for that model so you'll probably have to search around the Intel support site to find them. Your Video is an Intel 915GM Integrated Graphics Media Accelerator 950. The one Intel driver package, if you can find it, will likely have both.
If your Windows 7 Starter is an OEM version you can't transfer it to another PC. How did you activate it?
Do you think this driver work for my laptop "nVidia Graphics Driver (Windows Vista 32-bit / Windows 7 32-bit)" ?
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