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Windows 7: Big Problem Please Help!

17 Dec 2009   #21
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sopolias Falst View Post
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But if graphic card is burned how I still can join safe mode?
The safe mode doesn't use the graphics card at all, if I'm correct.
Perhaps the best thing to do it to get the PC serviced and see what the problem is. If you smelled something strange and think the card is damaged, it probably is just that, especially if it's not listed in Speedfan... Just curiosity, but did you check the Device Manager if the card is listed?
Yes, Safe Mode uses the GFX card. How else would it display the screen?


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17 Dec 2009   #22
Gornot

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

My bad XD
I'm trippin' XD
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17 Dec 2009   #23
Reverence

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 RC
 
 

Update. I unistalled the nvidia driver and windows loads fine now gonna get new drivers from nvidia and try install them.

I still have weird colour on laptop startup and "!" marks all over my screen.
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17 Dec 2009   #24
magicK

Windoze 7
 
 

Post a screen shot. What changes have you recently made to the lappy??
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17 Dec 2009   #25
Reverence

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 RC
 
 

Well I installed graphic card driver now windows dont load so I am pretty sure that graphic card went bye bye

I will take it tommorow to lab.
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18 Dec 2009   #26
Reverence

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 RC
 
 

Ok lab is closed until sunday.

Anymore suggestions from forum users?
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18 Dec 2009   #27
Fumz

7 Ultimate x64
 
 

How old is the machine?

If it's still under warranty, then I'd have whoever made it fix it for you. When you say you're, "taking it to the lab", do you mean taking it to your school's cnit hardware lab? If so, then there's only so much they're going to be able to do for you... they can't order and replace parts for you, that you'd have to do on your own and then bring the part to them. You'd spend less time taking it back where you got it right off the bat.

However, confirming you can do yourself. Boot back into safe mode and uninstall your video drivers. Then delete the DisplayDriver folder, located: c:\NVIDIA\DisplayDriver. Reboot the machine. 7 will use its default vga drivers. If your screen is still borked, things aren't looking good... but, just to make sure all your ducks are in order, re dl and re-install the 8 series notebook drivers and see if there are any changes?

Btw, where was the laptop when all this went down? Heat is always an issue with laptops, so you should never actually put them on your lap, or on any fabric... or other material that could impede the airflow through the vents on the bottom.
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18 Dec 2009   #28
MacGyvr

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (Technet)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sopolias Falst View Post
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But if graphic card is burned how I still can join safe mode?
The safe mode doesn't use the graphics card at all, if I'm correct.
Perhaps the best thing to do it to get the PC serviced and see what the problem is. If you smelled something strange and think the card is damaged, it probably is just that, especially if it's not listed in Speedfan... Just curiosity, but did you check the Device Manager if the card is listed?
First of all, you can't have a display and not use the graphics card. In safe mode, the card runs in a limited, compatibility mode, but it is obviously being used. The monitor is plugged into it after all.

Second, the OP said he DIDN'T smell a burned smell.
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18 Dec 2009   #29
Reverence

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 RC
 
 

Famz my laptop is still under warrenty is a very good laptop you can open my spec to see it.

I already called them today and I will take it to them on sunday.

It happened when I was gaming :) but I always been gaming for a long time.

I reinstalled windows 7 its only working on vga mode. Now windows dont even recognize I got a geforce card anymore.
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