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Forum: Graphic Cards 24 Jun 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By Faladu
A cooling pad for a laptop is kind of mandatory...

A cooling pad for a laptop is kind of mandatory to keep the temps in check.

It's likely in need of cleaning also, if the air intake/outtakes are blocked, up go the temps, plus if it's aged, dust...
Forum: Graphic Cards 24 Jun 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By Faladu
I wonder if the DVI to VGA adaptor you are using...

I wonder if the DVI to VGA adaptor you are using is the culprit, I'd swap that out.
Forum: Graphic Cards 24 Jun 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By Faladu
Was anything done to this system just before the...

Was anything done to this system just before the problem started?

Have you swapped out the cables and/or tried a different connection to the monitors?

This sounds like a failure either at the...
Forum: Graphic Cards 22 Apr 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 887
Posted By Faladu
Worked fine for a week under the same exact...

Worked fine for a week under the same exact circumstances?

Never recharged the battery?

If andrew's answer failed, I would have to suspect the external monitor's cable or the monitor...
Forum: Graphic Cards 19 Apr 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By Faladu
You put 7 on very old hardware, I would go back...

You put 7 on very old hardware, I would go back to the old version of Windows you had.

1 gig of very slow RAM by today's standards is going to be a nightmare performance wise.

Those specs...
Forum: Graphic Cards 19 Apr 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By Faladu
When was the last time that laptop was cleaned? ...

When was the last time that laptop was cleaned? If never, dust could be causing the problem, check the intake/outtake fans on the laptop, use compressed air in those.

That is a budget unit so it...
Forum: Graphic Cards 19 Apr 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,163
Posted By Faladu
Rumors.... more like just natural progression in...

Rumors.... more like just natural progression in the computer parts department.

Overkill for almost everyone.
Forum: Graphic Cards 19 Apr 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,282
Posted By Faladu
guru3d.com is a driver site I recommend. ...

guru3d.com is a driver site I recommend.

BUT...

A 4250 is not a power house, the driver may not matter at all, look carefully for it being listed explicitly in any driver update if you are...
Forum: Graphic Cards 19 Apr 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By Faladu
Sounds like the primary monitor electronics might...

Sounds like the primary monitor electronics might be shot, try connecting JUST that monitor alone and if it continues to cycle.... Try all the possible connections it offers that you can, if one...
Forum: Graphic Cards 19 Apr 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 872
Posted By Faladu
That's a 2007 built system, so salvage the...

That's a 2007 built system, so salvage the HD/data and buy a new one is what I would do, it's lasted longer than expected.

I got suspicious when SONY mentioned Vista and looked at the driver/bios...
Forum: Graphic Cards 19 Apr 2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,442
Posted By Faladu
Usually a not seen video card is: 1. BIOS...

Usually a not seen video card is:


1. BIOS setting set to use on-board and not even look for it. [CMOS battery dead could be cause of resetting it to off]

2. Video card not in the slot...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Feb 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 814
Posted By Faladu
OP's RAM is also very slow, it's not remotely...

OP's RAM is also very slow, it's not remotely close to being a good laptop in 2014.

For replacing the hard drive with SSD I would look at this:
...
Forum: Graphic Cards 22 Dec 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,179
Posted By Faladu
You need to give a lot more detail on your crash....

You need to give a lot more detail on your crash.

If Blue Screen of Death crashing, you should go here:
...
Forum: Graphic Cards 13 Dec 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By Faladu
Agreed, the theoretical maxes for the slot types...

Agreed, the theoretical maxes for the slot types is like rarely hit, but if it's slammed there is your bottleneck if comparing both types in the same conditions.

You have to consider the chipset...
Forum: Graphic Cards 13 Dec 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,204
Posted By Faladu
I would go back a driver revision or two,...

I would go back a driver revision or two, guru3d.com has old drivers, and well known/respectable source for them.

Tools for cleaning old drivers can be found there as well or....
...
Forum: Graphic Cards 13 Dec 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 2,191
Posted By Faladu
Intel on-board video is in general going to be...

Intel on-board video is in general going to be much worse than any mediocre video card.

If looking to upgrade, the power supply in the system and video card slot type is going to be the limiting...
Forum: Graphic Cards 13 Dec 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2,965
Posted By Faladu
Hello, we need more details. Are you trying...

Hello, we need more details.

Are you trying to run one monitor off the mobo's on-board video (setting dual in bios, never heard of, but that would not likely effect a video card, any way) and one...
Forum: Graphic Cards 13 Dec 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By Faladu
Did you disable the motherboard's on-board video?...

Did you disable the motherboard's on-board video?

....and you are plugging both monitors directly now into the video card?

...and what adapters have been used, get specific... 8)
Forum: Graphic Cards 13 Dec 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By Faladu
Did you do a clean reinstall of the video card...

Did you do a clean reinstall of the video card drivers, that is where I would go next.

It just cuts off the image, that is odd.
Forum: Graphic Cards 13 Dec 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By Faladu
Suspect it's just scaling issue: Look in the...

Suspect it's just scaling issue:

Look in the Nvidia app for scaling and adjust it:

http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/34205-windows-7-nvidia-scaling.html
Forum: Graphic Cards 13 Dec 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,131
Posted By Faladu
My suggestion would also be a bigger case since...

My suggestion would also be a bigger case since yours is pretty over-crowded.

Decked out like Layback's case for your extreme heat situation.

I myself have stayed away from overclocking and...
Forum: Graphic Cards 12 Dec 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By Faladu
I'm suspect that Radeon 4290 video card is too...

I'm suspect that Radeon 4290 video card is too weak to handle your PC duties and a HDTV.

Radeon HD 4290 Specs | eHow (http://www.ehow.com/info_8482421_radeon-hd-4290-specs.html)

^That says it...
Forum: Graphic Cards 12 Dec 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By Faladu
I would suspect the cable from the video card to...

I would suspect the cable from the video card to the monitor went bad, assuming it's not the same type as your on-board.

Swap the cable out....
Forum: Graphic Cards 20 Nov 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By Faladu
Other tools I suggest you try: Speccy from...

Other tools I suggest you try:

Speccy from piriform.com

GPU-Z & CPU-Z from cpuid.com

All are great longer standing safe freeware!
Forum: System Security 16 Nov 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By Faladu
What data is getting sent to Microsoft?...

What data is getting sent to Microsoft? constantly?
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