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New y510p sli card not detected

Q: New y510p sli card not detected

Hey Guys, I am lost. I got my new GT750m5, removed the DVD, added the new card and nothing. I tried reinstalling the Nvidia drivers and nothing. IT doesn't even show up in the device manager. I even have the new 170w power adapter plugged in and the power management set to performance. Any ideas? I also tried uninstalling the Intel display driver, then the Nvidia display driver and then I tried just installing the Nvidia driver (both the provided lenovo Nvidia driver and the newest 331.65). I keep getting errors about needing an intel driver installed first. Suggestions?

A: New y510p sli card not detected

This sounds like my situation:

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Hi all, I have some problems with my Y510P, hope you guys can help me and pointing me in the right direction. A while back in February I decided to do a clean install of Windows 10 on my laptop. This was due to too much stuff on my PC and sometimes I would get random crashes (freezing at login-in screen from sleep, was the most common). Totally clean (no factory image reset (although I still have to partition) from USB disk created with Microsoft software). After that I installed the drivers, everything was working fine. When I put in the ultrabay GT755M, nVidia Geforce Centre could see two cards. Although I had actually no idea if the ultrabay card actually worked, in some games the air from that vent did get hottor.  Now the problems start:Yesterday I booted up my laptop, took some more time than usual. At login-screen I immediately noticed that the resolution had changed. I thought that was quite strange, it became even more strange when I got to the desktop. Strange artifacts would appear. So I opened Device Management in the configuration panel and it showed the 2 GT755M cards, one had a exclemation mark. It says: "this device has been stopped, problems have been reported, code 43". The Nvidia control panel didn't open and gave the message: "no display connected" which was quite strange, as my screen is still functioning. Also the sleep option disappeared from the start menu, I tried rebooting, didn't work.  After that I pulled out the ultrabay c... Read more

A:Y510P - video card problem

The main problem I would like to find out: is it software or hardware related? In the first case I can of course go back to the clean install of Windows 10 from 2 months ago or go back to Windows 8 (or 8.1) using the recovery partition. But if it is hardware related, that's useless. Anyway to find out?

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Just wanted to let others know about the SLI Graphics Card. All of a sudden my pc shutdown while viewing a Youtube video. I smelled some weird burning smell coming from the computer. Wouldn't boot, eventually I pulled the second graphics card on the right side of the pc. Looked at it and there was major burn spot on it. Started up the PC and it was fine without the graphics card. There must be some sort of overheating issue and they are defective. I rarely play games on this pc and this occured simply watching a youtube video which seems really odd. I do have two monitors hooked up to the system.

A:Y510P SLI Graphics Card Burned

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
Sorry to hear of your problems.  I would recommend that you discontinue using the card and contact Lenovo Support for additional assistance.
Lenovo Support - USA1-877-453-668624 hours a day 7 days / week

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I just bought a Transcend TS-PDU3, to install in a SABERTOOTH X79 motherboard (Intel X79 chipset last BIOS available) running Windows 8.1
It doesn't need to install new drivers as Windows 8.1 detect it by default.
This is the issue, after plug the card in the motherboard, the first run works perfect. I can reboot as times as I wish, even sleep the computer. But when I shutdown the computer, next time I turn it on. It just disappear. If I take the card and plug in a new motherboard slot, exactly the same, first run works but not anymore.

(update) Just found that if I unplug the computer and let the motherboard to lost all the power, after turn it on, it works again.

Tried on two PCIEX16 and one PCIEX1 slots, same behavior.
Tried a fresh windows 8.1 install, same behavior, if I format the computer with the card already installed, It don't appear in the new fresh install, if I unplug it and plug it before format, it works.
Tried almost all the options i found on BIOS, and read a lot of posts about USB problems, but no luck.
These are the two states of the devices
Not detected

Was detected in the pass. When it is working all the hidden devices are ready.( only after plug it in a new slot)
Any idea?

Thanks for your time.

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I recently bought a new video card the gt 220. I connected it to the slot correctly and everything, the fan on the card goes on when i power the pc but its not being detected as a video device. it says its a pci-e 2.0 slot but in minimum req says any pci-e slot will work not necessarily a 2.0 i dont know which i have. I used to have a video card that died on me and now im thinking it might have been the slot that died. I don't have access to another card to check if the slot works or not with a known working video card. Just want to know what you guys thought about it because the video does go on its just not detected.

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I just bought this GFX card for a brand new PC I bought that had onboard.

I have a PCI express port and inserted the graphics card yet my monitor will not start up with the PC when I turn it on (the light on the monitor which should turn green when the display shows stays orange and no display shows). I have checked the monitor cables, the graphics card connections and absolutely everything I can think but still it just won't work and the card is not being detected. I also tried to install the drivers with my monitor plugged into the onboard and it said 'no suitable hardware found for these drivers'.

Would appreciate some help.

A:GFX Card not being detected

Nearly 15% of video graphics cards arrive partially defective. Call your tech support person for that card... or whatever you do in the UK.

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Here's the story.

I got a new Nvidia GeForce 9800 GT to replace my old Nvidia GeForce 7300 LE.

First of all, I uninstalled the drivers to my old card then shut everything off etc, then put in the new card. When I put in the new card, it powers up and all like it's supposed to, fan spinning and all. But when I plugged my monitor into the card, I got a blank black screen with "No Input Signal".

I try over and over installing new drivers to everything on my board etc, but it still isn't working. Now the slot won't even read my old graphics card. The cards still power on (the fan will spin) but it's like it just isn't sending any input signal.

My computer doesn't seem to recognize the card is there even though it powers it on. When I go to the device manager, only my onboard video card is listed. Neither my new nor my old card will get detected. My BIOS is set to use the PCI-E slot first but I guess since it doesn't know anything is there, it's not using it.

Any help would be so great, I've been trying to figure this out all day.

A:New Card Not Detected

Installing drivers will do nothing if your board/windows isnt picking it up.

I had this problem a while back, I had to re plug it in a few could also be your cable thats dodgy considering it isnt picking your old one up now either, how old is the board it possible that the slot is faulty?

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Alright, so i decided i wanted a graphic card upgrade from the 6150le on board one. So i bought an XFX Ati Radeon HD 4770. I tried installing my new card the usual way. First i disabled the on board one, since i cant uninstall and remove it. Second, i put the new card in the PCI-E slot, and attatched the 6-pin power cable. Thirdly, i plugged my monitor into the new card. I booted up my computer and recieved no signal. So i plugged it into on board display which still worked. With it plugged in directly to the computer, i got 800 x 600 resolution, so i tried downloading and installing new drivers for my card. That didnt work so i used CPUID CPU-Z to see if it recognizes my card, but it shows nothing is there. i went into dxdiag, and under the display tab, it shows i nothing. i tried the xfx drivers cd, but it gives me the "could'nt detect an xfx product". Is my card faulty or is it my computer?


ALSO : i have a bfg tech 450 watt PSU

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Hi, i've installed windows 7 yesterday and i found 2 problems that i want to resolve with your help.
My motherboard is the ASUS P5Q PRO and i've already download 5 or 6 drivers and nothing happen.
In device manager don't appear the Sound Device.

What's missing ?

The second problem is that my USB when i put something it always appears as Unknown Device, and i've tried with diferent objects

Help me please.

A:[HELP] No Sound Card Detected

Hi, Having a similar problem with a Medion laptop (Intel core duo 1.8GH and 3G ram) annd W7.
The Realtek sound card is showing in Device Manager and shown working correctly and indeed it plays CD or sound from streaming. However in Sound Control Panel the only device for playback is the speakers; and for recording only the microphone is listed. No mention of Realtek. Plugging a USB sound card in gives the same result; in Device mgr but only speakers and mike in Sound. This means I cannot do VOIP or record from streaming directly. I have to link the speaker output by 3.5 mm jacks to Mic input to record streaming. No good for VOIP. VOIP programs state no sound card found. Any ideas please?

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I have an ASUS M4N78 Pro mother brd with build in sound. Window 7 did not detect the on board VIA1708S 8-chan High Definition Audio CODEC.

Current situation
I read Win 7 had problems with mother brd sound chips so I purchased an Auxentech X-Raider 7.1 PCI sound card.
When I attempt to install the Win7 drivers I get a small error window popping up saying " Please plug-in C-Media Audio Device device"

Can anyone help?

A:PCI Sound card not detected

mmino, welcome to the forums.

First make sure that the Via onboard is disabled in the bios. Next re-seat the card (maybe even try a different PCI slot) and try the driver again.

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So , recently my laptop felldown and got damaged . I managed to fix the screen etc etc .  But when I rebooted it back and when I tried to open Catalyst Control Center it said :"No amd graphics driver installed or is not functioning properly. Please install the amd driver appropiate for your amd software"  And in the dxdiag it shows only 256 MB of graphics (instead of 2G or smtng ) and in the Device manager it shows only Display Adapter for AMD Radeon 7660G Along with these all the swtichable graphics option in the Catalyst Control Center were gone . Im sure I have installed all the right drivers provided by HP for my laptop model and I tried reinstalling them each time . Also when I ran the AMD AutoDetect Utility for dricers , it detected my GPU as AMD Radeon HD 7660G and not AMD Radeon HD 8670M .  So Is the graphics card broken ?If so is there any cheap way to fix this (instead of replacing the whole motherboard) Here are the Specs of my laptop :    PS: My internal Graphic Card is AMD Radeon HD 7660G and My deticated Graphics Card is AMD Radeon HD 8670M  Please help . I dont even know what the problem is yet . 

A:Graphics Card Not Getting Detected ? [Need Help Pls]

Do you see two video cards (display adapters) in the control panel? Seriously, it would be odd for the motherboard to get damaged so that only the discrete video was bad...I would think if that got physically damaged the computer would refuse to boot up. I might suggest a reinstall of the operating system. I suspect software corruption resulting from the fall. You can also try to run a full UEFI diagnostic by tapping F2 as you power up. Let's make sure the hard drive is not damaged. What damage was done and what did you fix already? 

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My computer has a video card (NVidia) intergrated with the mother board and for some reason my computer refuses to detect and use it. I have tried reinstalling drivers, and still does not work. I am getting very frustraited and would very apreciate some help. 

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Hello @TheNikachu, Welcome to the HP Support Forums! It is a great place to find the help you need, from other users, HP experts and other support personnel. I understand that you are not seeing the integrated graphics chip, despite trying to install drivers. I am happy to help with this. When you check in device manager is there any entry at all for the graphics adapter? Is there anything showing up that is an unknown device?  If so try removing the unknown device and then scan for hardware changes, from within device manager. Let me know if it pull up the graphics adapter or not. If it does, then try using the HP Support Assistant, to find and install the correct driver. Please let me know how that works for you, and if it does resolve your issue, please mark this post as a solution. Kudos would also be appreciated.  

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Hi, I just got a NetGear 54G Wirless network card for my laptop, and I insert it into the slot, but windows isnt doing the "FOund New Hardware" stuff...why isn't it working? This is on Windows 2000..I insert it, but nothing happens....

A:network card not detected

anything in device manager - or under network connections - show connections.
remote chance its seen it and used a driver
the slot is broken or the device is broken
anywhere else you can tryit?

these free programs willl list all hardware
The program is freeware called EVEREST Home Edition v1.10 and can be downloaded from

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Hello , i just bought myself a jewel for my gaming experience but when i plugged it in my pci slot it doesn't start. The card is GF GTX 460 INNO3D 1GB 256-bit. I unplugged my old card ( ati radeon hd 3300 ) went to the shop and came back with the new one. I plugged it and i started the pc. Nothing happened. Then i switched the monitor into the mainboard and when the monitor flashed, it was loading windows 7. When windows loaded it was recognizing the old video card because it's driver was still there. It didn't detect that i have plugged any new hardware. When i insert and run the driver DVD included with my new card it also says that i don't have device compitable with the drivers it wants to install. Truly i am with my generic mainboard video at the moment and at least it allows me to start my pc and try to solve the problem. Is it that i don't have enough powerful supply? Is it that the video card isn't compitable with my mainboard? Is it that i haven't plugged it right, it surely goes smooth into the slot , but the card has 2 ( my old card had 1 ) power supply hubs to stick it in. Tried both didn't work.

My power supply is Flotron 400W
My processor and mainboard are:
AMD Phenom 9650 Quad-Core 2.31 GHz
Motherboard ASUS M3A78-T AM2+
OS: Win7 Ultimate

On the official website it says this :
1. A PCI-Express compliant motherboard with full size expansion slot>
2. 2x 6-pin PCI Express supplementary power connector
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A:New video card not detected

Yip, the GTX 460 INNO3D requires both PCI-e 6pin power leads attached. 400W PSU is a bit low. A quality 450W is the lowest recommended.
You may also need to go into the motherboards BIOS and change the VGA detection order, so that it looks for a graphics card on the pci-e slot instead of using the onboard HD3300.

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Hihi Jumanji,

need your help again

could you please advise how to recover files from micro sd card, it was not detected

please advise
thank you

A:Micro Sd card not detected

There are many capable heads here who can help provided you give full details of your problem. I would advise you not to tag on to an old thread. Instead start a new thread and give full details of your problem.
For instance 1. make/manufacturer/capacity of the Micro SD Card 2. Where was it being used: a phone? a camera? with details of the device in which it was used 3. When it happened? Was there any precipitating factor you can think of?

Given below is a typical post by a user:

"I bought my Xperia Z a while ago, and with it, a micro SD card. I've been using the phone (with the sd card inserted) without any problems. I've stored my pictures, music, files, etc. in there and always worked fine.
Yesterday, I got a notification on my phone about a new software update. Once I got home, I had the phone updating only to discover that after it finished, my sd card is no longer detected...

Any help would be appreciated please."

The user here has more or less defined his problem and any missing data we can always query and get it.

A new thread will also attract the attention of many (and not only jumanji) and you are likely to get a resolution, when many heads put their thoughts and experiences. So even if jumanji fails, there would be someone else better equipped to deal with it.

So try and make a new thread on the above lines. Don't be afraid and go ahead. We are here to help you. But help us to help you by giving as much details as you can.

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Hey everybody, i have an issue with my video card.

First off, i have a Packard Bell EN TK-81 laptop with AMD Radeon HD 7400M graphics card

So long story short my file system got corrupted, so i formatted my hdd reinstalled windows 7 64 bit. Now boot takes about 15 minutes to be done, and while im IN windows it's pretty slow. (problem is not the speed actually, its considerably okay, but that things freeze quite often)

Question no.1: can the video card cause this, or is it my hdd? (as i mentioned i had to reinstall windows cause of my hdd)

That being said... After i got into windows, i wanted to install necessary drivers. The driver for my motherboard is installed i think, because when i click on my MB in the device manager, and go to 'install updates' it says that drivers are up to date and installed.

Question no.2: is it possible that my chipset driver isnt actually installed, or it isnt installed correctly, thats why im getting all this trouble?

Next thing i wanted to do is to obviously install the video card drivers. My video card didnt show up in the device manager, i thought its normal since i didnt install drivers yet.
So i downloaded not the newest driver from, but that one which is listed as a necessary driver for this laptop on (it includes driver for the southbridge, for usb drives, and for some other stuff). Everything installed correctly, except for the video card driver.
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A:Video card not being detected?

Filesystem corruption and very slow system can both indicate a failing hard drive. This laptop originally came out in 2011, and if you bought it then, and have been using it daily since, it's very likely the hard drive is wearing out.

If I was you, I would find out what brand hard drive, go to the manufacturer's website, and if they have a drive checking app, download that, install it, and run it.

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Hello, hope you can help. My win98se doesn't recognize the ieee1394 pci card. I've tried different IRQ, manual install, software install what else is there.

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i`ve instaled today windows 7 build 7229 but it does not recognise my sound card ...
i have a integrated sound card, wich is disabled from msDOS, and another sound card wich it was suposed to work ...
i tried to install the driver manualy but it gave me an error that it doesn`t work on this platform ...
what should i do ?
i have to change my sound card?

A:no sound card detected :(

What drivers did you try? If Win 7 drivers are not available - try the Vista ones from your manufacturers website.

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Hi just installed win 7 upgrade from vista on my sony LT1S.

Now video wont play

no blu ray or dvd play back or live tv through media center.

I have just checked my win exp score and it has come down to 1.0 !

Graphics -nothing listed

Gaming graphics-not detected

dedicated graphics memory-0mb
dedicated system memory-0mb
shared system memory-0mb

I have unistalling the driver,on restart it says it is loading standard vga driver.

I have tried loading the driver froom sony and Nvidia but no joy

All was fine before the upgrade.

Has anyone got any ideas (i have asked sony support but after previous experiences i am not holding my hopes up1


A:Graphics card not detected

Go to device manager, right click the graphics adapter in question under display adapters, choose properties, details tab, change dropdown to hardware ids. Copy and paste what is there to here.

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I am using a AMDtek AN983 10/100 PCI Adapter LAN card to access my broadband internet.The OS on my PC is Windows XP professional SP2. Whenever I restart my PC the LAN card is not detected. It is detected only when I turn off the power and start the PC all over again. The driver seems to be installed properly cuz when I turn on the PC all over again the LAN card is detected and the internet is fine. The problem arises when I restart my PC only.Can somebody help me out??

A:LAN card not detected when I restart my PC.

Looks like your PC performs a soft reset and your NIC can't handle it. Check the BIOS setup for something that would always force a full hardware reset.

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We bought a GeForce 9600 gt graphics card online and got it in the mail and installed it. Then we needed an adapter, so after some research, we got one. I have a dell inspiron 530.

I tried plugging the monitor cord into the new card spot, and the monitor stayed black, like in power save mode, so I plugged the monitor into the motherboard again. I've looked on the GeForce site for the bios, but the site says it can't detect the hardware.

I know I need to download something for this to work, but I can't get any information that's helpful on the matter. Could you guys help me out?

A:Graphics card not detected?

Hi did you install the driver for the card

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Alright, so about a year back i built myself a computer and bought a "ASUS PCE-AC56 AC1300 wireless adapter" to use in the build. Now, i assumed it would work so i didn't really bother installing any drivers and soon forgot about it. A year later i come across it and and i believe it's not installed correctly.
Please keep in mind that some of the names for link may not be 100% correct as i'm translating them from Norwegian to English (but that shouldn't be an issue). Also, as for the specs and OS: Windows 10 Home, MSI GeForce GTX 970 Gaming 4GB, MSI Z97-G43, Intel Core i7-4790k, HyperX Fury DDR3 1600MHz 16GB Red, Corsair RM750 750W PSU.
So, here's what I've done so far on my own. I've already checked in the device manager and it doesn't appear (the thing's listed are the Broadcom 802.11 onboard network card, the realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller, and a bunch of WAN miniports), so theres that. When i looked in the BIOS it simply said it didn't quite recognize what was placed in the slot other than the fact that whatever was there was a network controller. Sooo, kinda? I've also checked the card itself and it looks like it's put into the motherboard properly with the light glowing blue and everything. Then i looked in the network connections (Control panel -> Network and Internet -> network connections) where it only showed my Ethernet and Wi-Fi, the Wi-Fi being connected through the Broadcom 802.11-network card. BUT THEN! i saw a shimmer of light as i went into system i... Read more

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h t t p://w w w <---Video card specs

Ok. I just got an upgrade from Vista to Windows 7, plus I wanted to play Maple better on my crappy Slimline HP s3100n computer so I bought this card. Mine is exactly the same but the 256MB model. Everything went perfect for like around 1month.

Computer specs link ---> h t t p://h10025.w w

One day I turned on the pc , only to find out it didn't show any display on the monitor, so I restarted but nothing seemed to change. I looked at the connection on the back of the pc (DVI to VGA adapter) but eveything was good. No beeps, all fans working, nothing loose. So I had to change the monitor connection to the one on the motherboard and it worked.When I logged in, I noticed the PC slower so the 1st thing I did was to check for the Video card in device manager, and It was not being displayed. So now I had a bigger problem. Unistalled the latest drivers from nVidia and reinstalled them, went to a previous restore point , around 4 days back, but nothing. I even went into the BIOS to change the main video adaptar to PCI-E and to default settings, nothing. So im thinking, "the fan spins, at least is getting power", so at this point I don't know if is the PCI-E slot, the card, drivers, BIOS or what the hell.

I went on to a friend's house to check the card, but same thing happ... Read more

A:Video card not detected

Long story short

Its your Power Supply, you need a better one (say 450Watt will do)

Have a nice day

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Hi, I've had excellent success getting help from this site in the past so I thought I'd give it another go. I recently bought a new graphics card for my also new compaq presario computer. My com came with an nvidia geforce 6150 integrated card and I bought an nvidia geforce 9800 gt card. Literally the day before I got this new card a friend brought over a 9600 gt card and threw it in my computer, the card auto installed on startup and worked like a charm, Starcraft 2 looked great. So with great confidence I tried installing my 9800 when it came in the mail today. I plugged it into the only viable slot (pci x16 or something) and turned on my computer and there was no option to auto install drivers. Not to be deterred I threw in the included install cd and installed the drivers that way but to no effect. My computer still in no way recognized that the card was there. I checked this by clicking run in the start menu ( I'm running windows 7 btw) and typing dxdiag which is something I saw while googling around for help. The resulting window said that currently my card was the 6150 card included with the com.

So after closer inspection I saw a power cable that came with the card ( it had 6 pins) and I saw only one possible place for it to be plugged into my psu, so I plugged that in. Now when I turned my computer on the moniter would not display anything (the power light would glow or orange instead of blue) whether it was plugged into the graphics card itself or in... Read more

A:New graphics card not detected, Help!

Bump? Sorry I'm not good with computers if there is any major info I missed let me know and I can get it for you. I appreciate any help immensely.

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i 'm using this memory card since 4 years ago but now suddenly its crashed when i copying files phone to pc.
memory card is not detecting on phone too
is memory card crashed or waste? help !! i need to use it :'(
i tried memory card reader ... here this screen shot below

A:Why my memory card is not detected?

They fail just like anything else electronic. Other than carefully cleaning the contacts there isn't much you can do. What does disk management show for that card?

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Hiya, guys.

I'm having trouble with an onboard network chipset. HWiNFO32 identifies it as "nVidia nForce Networking Controller" with the vendor description "NVIDIA nForce MCP Networking Adapter Driver". I've tried searching for these drivers but have had no luck.

The motherboard is an ECS GeForce6100PM-M2 with an nVidia nForce 6100-405/430 chipset. The ECS website has been anything but helpful. They list the NVIDIA NAM driver but it hasn't worked.

I'm trying to get this to work with Wndows XP x64 Edition but regular 32-bit XP pro fails to recognise it too. Weirdly enough it works fine in Vista x64 and also in Ubuntu 10.10.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, guys. This thing's been driving me round the bend!


A:Network card not detected in XP

Have tried the NVidia site?

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AMD graphics card is not detected, I try both drivers from HP website & AMD website also...

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the sound card isnt shown in the device should be a plug and pray device so the drivers should be loaded after the restart but they this card messed up ?? any info is appreciated

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I recently had to reinstall XP and since then my graphics card (Geforce FX 5200) isn't detected in device manager, although the monitor is plugged into it and works fine.

Is it likely to be something to do with the motherboard drivers because I had to reinstall the onboard sound drivers for it?

I tried to install the latest Geforce drivers but the program said it couldn't detect a viable card either.

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I bought a new graphics card for my pc (Sapphire Radeon HD5570) and is not detected by my motherboard.I m running an ASRock conroe1333-d667 motherboard.
I tried so many things to make it work..I formated my pc, I changed settings in BIOS and made PCI-E primmary video adapter, I removed and inserted again the CMOS and still the card is nowhere in the device manager...I also want to say that the graphics card fan is working...plz help me because i m starting getting mad!!!

A:My graphics card is not detected...

Whoa, why did you do all that? Flash the BIOS with "ASROCK Conroe Bios 1.83 (or newer)" and "Save and Exit" BIOS R3.0&o=BIOS

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So lastly (right around when the anniv. update occured) my sound stopped working on my windows 10 tablet, ive researched it on the web for about a week, reinstalled windows, tried to update the driver but nothing is seems to work. The fact that my tablet is an INSIGNIA NS-P11W7100 is not helping since its a cheap brand and the company doesnt offer help for making their own drivers. One weird thing ive noticed is that ,when i go to control panel->device manager-> audio, video and game controller, it shows.. 2 different sound card Is it normal, what should i try next? Any help would help!

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Hi, I have a Lenovo T410 and I want connect my computer to the 3G. I have installed all the drivers available on the site of Lenovo, but when I try to install Lenovo Mobile Broadband Activation, I have an error saying that I haven't a supported wireless WAN card. An idea ? (Sorry for my english, I'm not really that fluent). Janine86

A:Wireless WAN card not detected

HelloThe app might say the true - wwan card isn't installed.Open Device Manager, Network adapters section. Is there device, broadband adapter related? If your laptop is produced for North America or Europe, most likely adapter is Gobi 2000. Or there might be unknown devices, or with errors.FYI, Mobile Broadband app is useless in European networks, France including.

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Hey all,

Cant seem to get the two Nvidia 275 GTX to show up in my device manager. I only get the one.

And there doesnt seem to be any SLI option in nvidia control panel. :l

My Specs
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500K (Quad)
Graphics: Nvidia 275 GTX
Motherboard: P8Z68-V
Memory: 8gb Corsair DDR3
PSU: Corsair TX750 (750 Watt)

I was using a 500 WATT PSU before, so I upgraded to 750 WATT PSU in hope it would easily cover it,

both GPU's are fitted in the PCI-E (1&2) slots as directed by the manual. Ive tried running one card individually in each slot to see if its the slots, but the GPU's work in both slots, and same is said for both cards, they both work individually.

There doesnt seem to be any options in the Mobo bios, ive tried updating it to the latest version, still no avail.

Ive tried uninstalling all drivers, using drive sweep, then reinstalling drivers (version 296.10 latest) for one graphics card in PCI-E 1 slot, then taking it out and installing the drivers again for other in PCI-E 2 slot. then putting them both in. Again no joy.

Ive got the little strip thing that runs between the slots on the outside of the graphics cards (forgive cant remember name). Tried with or without that.

Seriously stuck

anyone got any clues?

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I failed to install a PCI Lan Card, it seems that it can not be detected, and I found some posts here that upgrading bios might help. Does anyone know if bios has to be upgraded from v02.65 to 00.02.68 for the PCI slots to work ? Is there other known issue on v02.65 ? We really need to install dual Lan cards and have 2 isolated network with our desktop.  Please help. Million thanks. 

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Dear All,

Kindly advice for the problem I faced. My OS is W7 32 bit and on OS Vista, the card reader is working properly. After upgrade to W7 the hardware stopped working and undetected. My platform is Acer Aspire 4935G; CPU Core 2 Duo P8400; 4GB RAM 553hz.

Driver software has been downloaded and run, but not detect the hardware.

A:Card Reader not detected

Even though it doesn't work, does the card reader appear in the Device Manager? If not, under the Action menu button, select Scan For Hardware Changes (for this option to appear, highlight the computer name at the top of the list) and see if it appears then. Usually, if a driver can't see the hardware, it is because it is not listed in the Device Manager. Not being listed can be due to a bad connection or defective hardware.

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My graphics card is not being detected by windows xp. I was using the computer and was installing a windows update when the computer monitor just turned black and the signal got lost. I rebooted the pc but the monitor still didn't receive a signal. I connected the monitor to the onboard graphics plug and went to device manager and the graphics card didn't show up under display adapters. After uninstalling the drivers and updating the bios it still doesnt show and I tried reinstalling new nvidia drivers but it says the nvidia setup program cannot locate any drivers compatible with your hardware and it just closes. Video card: Nvidia 8600gt

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I was hoping someone would be able to assist me. I have an ASUS 8An-SLI motherboard with NVIDIA running windows xp 32bit. Recently I had to change out my chipset fan, since then my sound card is not being detected. I have tried to search through device manager, control panel add new hardware, I have gone to asus and nvidia and downloaded drivers - although asus only pointed twoards realtek. A friend of mine built this computer about 4 years ago for me and I'm not sure if the audio is built into the motherboard or not. (the friend is unreachable for any advice) I first noticed no sound when I loaded up winamp and recieved a message saying bad direct sound driver.

Any ideas???


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are you running SP3?? SP3 and current windows fixes did fix some sound driver issues.

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i install nhancer and when i first run it it says (the nvapi reported no attached nvidia display in the system)

A:graphic card not detected?

and here is my system information

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Hi, I'm new to the forums, so please forgive any errors on my part. I recently acquired a TOSHIBA T130D-001 Satellite Laptop (Its one of those small ones; doesnt even have a DVD drive). It worked fine for school purposes, but about a week ago, my wireless just stopped working. When I checked the device manager, it no longer showed up. So I'm wondering now, if there's anything I can do and does anyone have any instructions on how to open up this particular model? Thanks. I've provided a link to the specs, thank you.


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Okay, so this is bugging me. I have a 2g SanDisk Micro SD Card that I have a good amount of music, pictures, videos, and ringtones on, even a few school projects. So, after putting some music on it last night and trying to put it in my LG Voyager, the card is not even detected.

I insert, take out, insert, take out, etc. It is still not detected.
I put it in my friend's quikfire and it is not detected. I put it in my DSi and it is not detected.

However, my computer still detects it, and I can browse through the files and play music and everything.


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In my system running Windows ME, I put an ISA Intel EtherExpress 10 MBps card in it, but windows doesn't dectect it, even thought it blinks at startup, meaning it has power. The other computer I have has Windows 98b, and it detects it, so what is wrong with it???? Is it just the OS?

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This is probably a silly question... but it has been frustrating me for a while now.I have recently bought a new PC with two video cards: one nearer the bottom of the tower and the other closer to the top. The lower one works fine, but I really want to use the other one as it has an HD connector and I would like to try it with my monitor using an hdmi to hdmi cable. The problem is that I cant seem to get my system to detect it no despite my best efforts. At the moment I am using an HDMI-DVI cable, which I suppose is as good, but one of the reasons I bought this PC is because of the second video card withthe HDMI connection. Could anyone please let me know how to solve this? Any advice offered is greatly appreciated.

OS - Windows Vista Ultimate x86
Processor - Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200 at 2.33Ghz
Memory - 4Gb RAM
Video Card In Use - Nvidia Geoforce 9500
Undetected Video Card - Nvidia GeForce 7150 + NForce 630i

Please see attached Image, though I'm not sure how helpful it is


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My motherboard had quit working on my system, so I bought a new one to replace it. At the time the motherboard was working, my GPU was as well (detected fine, fans running, playing games). Now that I've replaced the motherboards (they're the same model), my GPU isn't being detected. The fans are spinning and the pins are connected so I know it's powered on. The program TechPowerUp GPU-Z version 0.8.3 is showing my Graphics Card as the "Microsoft Basic Display Adapter". I've tried using AMD's autodetect utility, but it says it can't find drivers for my system. When I attempt to plug my DVI cable in to my GPU, I don't get a signal. When I plug it in to my motherboard, I get a signal.
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro, 64 bit
Processor: AMD FX(tm)-6300 Six-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 21 Model 2 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 6
RAM: 7918 Mb
Graphics Card: Microsoft Basic Display Adapter
Hard Drives: C: Total - 953866 MB, Free - 802497 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., M5A78L-M/USB3
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled

(The GPU is supposed to be detected as a XFX R9 280X)
Thanks for any assistance!

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I am trying to install some wifi ruouter softwares, but any software i install, its failing with the error as "Please make sure that you have a wireless card and that it's connected."

But I can use normal Wifi for connecting to the internet.

Can anyone help me to get this issue fixed...?

Please find the details of ipconfig from cmd:

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : sairam-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Mixed
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

PPP adapter Broadband Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadband Connection
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . :
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::600f:7704:be93:26f8%39(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . :
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 591015200
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-16-64-F8-43-E8-11-32-2E-56-20

DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . :
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Virtual WiFi Minip... Read more

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Here is goes:

when I turned on my pc, monitors says "no input detected" . At first I think my monitor was the problem but when I connect it to my laptop it works. So I thought the problem is my video card but I inserted my old video card and it is still not detected. So I think its not the video card problem. Right now I just using my MoBo Graphics..

any replies would be much appreciated..thanks!

MoBo : MSI MS-7267
Video Card: GeForce 9500GT

A:Video CArd not detected

You can try the same cards in another Computer(if possible). If it works then it is the slot on the MoBo and if it doesn't then its the cards.

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I have an Asus PCE-N15 I recently put into my new computer. I need to connect to the Internet, I installed drivers via USB but they cant go to the right folder because there is no wifi card to be found. It is connected properly

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Hi All,

I have a new tiny Micro SD card reader for my XP but the PC doesn't detect it when I plug it in the USB slot. The PC makes a noise ( when a piece of hardware has been plugged into the USB port) but when I look on 'My Computer' I cannot see it.

Any advice?


C h r e d g e.

A:Card reader not detected

Did you get a CD with software for it? If so try installing the software and it will tell you to plug it in. If that doesn't work then it maybe a problem with you usb ports.

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Wow so I just received my new 6870 in the mail today and guess what... it doesn't work.

Well, here's what I did so far.

I uninstalled all nvidia graphics drivers, which I used for my 9600 gso.

Rebooted to complete installation.

Disabled onboard video drivers.

Shut off computer.

Installed 6870 into motherboard.

Booted up.

Now I don't get any video from the card outputs itself, so I used my onboard video output to log into windows 7.

I tried installing the CCC, but the installation failed or something like that.

I check the device manager, and there isn't any sign of the 6870 showing up.

Now I'm a little scared, and not sure what to do.

The 6870 appears to be powered, cause my computer is x10 louder with that damn fan.

Its just that it won't be recognized by device manager and the drivers won't work.

Thanks guys.


When I installed the 6870 I had to move the hard drive and cd sata cables from the first and second port to the third and forth ports.

Whenever I boot, my POST says your system last boot fail or POST interrupted.
Please enter setup to load default and reboot again.
I press f1 to bypass this.

Also, when I go into system, for some reason it only detects 3.87 GB of RAM... I have 64 bit windows 7 <-- it only started happening since the new graphics card was installed.

Reinstalled Windows 7... same damn problem. Also, I'm starting to think that the graphics card is defective, as even the bios cannot recogni... Read more

A:Graphics card not detected

Also, when I go into system, for some reason it only detects 3.87 GB of RAM... I have 64 bit windows 7 <-- it only started happening since the new graphics card was installed.Click to expand...

That's probably because your onboard video is allocating some of it.

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Greetings, My new sound card arrived this morning. I plugged it into a PCI slot on my motherboard running Windows 10 64 bit with 4GB RAM.
Booting up the sound card was not detected and so I placed the driver CD into the CD drive and it came up with...

What should I run to make the card operational?
Any thought gratefully received,

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I have a Gigabyte AMD socket AMD 2 Motherboard with a onboard graphics card (Nvidia Geforce 6100) but recently i bought a new graphics card GIgabyte Geforce 7200 GS.
I have place it in and tried to change the bios by disabling the onboard graphics card but there wasnt a definate option. There was 2 options that refered to graphics cards in Advance Bios Features, the two were; Init Display first and Onboard GPU.
In the Init Display first, there was 3 options, PCI slot, Onboard VGA or PEG. (which do i select?)
In the Onboard GPU, there was two options, Enable If No Ext PEG or Always Enable ( of course Enable If No Ext PEG but is this the way to disable it?)

When i put the card in and insert the plug to the graphics card, my monitor would not detect the graphic and the screen would remain black.

Any Ideas? Thanx in advance

A:New graphics card not detected

You should select PEG display first. This may sound kinda dumb lol, but does your new card have a power connector on it (it may be a 4-pin normal connector, or the new PCI-E 6 pin connector)?

If so, check it out, also you might want to try to reset the BIOS.

And BTW, welcome to TS

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Hello everybody! ( First off I forgot to thank you guys for my previous problem which is now fixed, thanks ) but now I'm back with a even more puzzling problem. My sound card isn't being detected. It's a sound blasted 5.1 Live, and I simply don't know why. I've turned off the on-board audio via BIOS in the integrated devices ( version A07 ) Plus, I have both the drivers off the dell website for the sound blaster audio and NEITHER want to download cause they say they can't detect the card. Am I missing a -original- installation disk for the sound card? If so it's lost and I need to get it another way. Would have it?
SIDE NOTE: I'm not sure what my exact sound card is
So If someone could help me identify the sound card and where to get the original installation stuff be it if they have it, or some other form of help, I'd be most grateful. I pray for a fast and compelling reply. No doubt someone will be able to help.
- Thank you

A:Audio Card Not Detected

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i have a dell n5010 it came along with windows 7 since i formatted and installed ultra my graphics card integrated amd radeon is not detected,,installed the drivers as well instead i have a vga one giving a max of 12x7 resolution
one more thing i had a 64 bit home now i have ultra 32 it because of that?

its similar to this problem
Graphic Card not detected after format; drivers can't be installed

help plz!

A:graphics card not detected

As best as I can find, Dell has no listing of Windows 7 32 bit drivers, they only have 64 bit drivers. Perhaps if you could contact them, they could provide you one. Is there a reason you switched to 32 bit from 64 bit?

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Greetings everyone, I'm having a weird problem with the above-mentioned laptop. When I got it the OS crashed, so it required a reinstall. I went on and installed Windows 7, 64-bit. In the final steps of the install, it asked me if I wanted to connect to a wireless network and found my home network. I skipped that step, because I always set those things up later, when the drivers are already installed. Unfortunately, I didn't get the chance to do it later, as no wireless card was even detected. Not even in Device Manager, so it wasn't a driver issue. Under System Information (F1) it says 'No Device Present' under WWAN and WLAN FCC ID. I've updated the BIOS, and tried reinstalling the OS, but this time it didn't give me the option to connect to a wireless network before the first boot. I'm having a really, really, really hard time believing that the WLAN card died between the time it asked me to connect to a wireless network, and the first boot. Any ideas?

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Okay, so I had a geforce 6150 integrated graphics card and I bought an 8600 GT to play the higher end games

yesterday I was able to get it to work, i installed the drivers and everything and disabled the 6150.

i played lots of games and stuff, and had it on for a long time

before sleeping i turned off the computer

today when I woke up and turned it on, my screen went blank! So I stuck the monitor plug from my 8600 gt back to the motherboard one and it worked, I went to the bios and made sure that the card it uses is the PCI-e one instead of the PCI or the onboard one, stuck the monitor plug back into 8600 GT and it still didn't work!!!

what I noticed is that even though the 8600 gt is still inside, my computer doesn't detect it anymore!! Yesterday before i even installed the drivers and stuff it detected the graphics card. today its not doing it anymore.. i dunno why. btw, the 8600 is still running inside the computer, i can tell because the fan is running fine..

someone please help me! i'm really depressed right now =(

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MY SERIAL NO - [Personal Information Removed], AND card eadeer is not working ....... please help


Hello BHUMINDRA, Welcome to the HP forums,  download and install this driver; Winos.

The doors of wisdom are never shut. Benjamin Franklin&We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right. Nelson Mandela

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Hey there guys.

Background story: trying to get my brother's old computer working. It's a 2009 Falcon Northwest and the graphics card in it is an Nvidia GTX 280M.

I formatted the HD and installed a clean version of Windows 7 on it.

The graphics card that appears in the dxdiag and display device, etc. was a "Standard VGA Graphics Adapter".

From what I read up on it, it seems like Windows 7 defaults to this when it cannot recognize the card. I attempted to download and install the appropriate drivers from the Nvidia site but upon running the installer it gives me a "No compatible hardware found".

I read that I would first have to uninstall the "Standard VGA Graphics Adapter" in order to properly install the correct drivers, so I went ahead and did that.

However, instead of listing the standard vga, now it just lists "n/a". No card shows up anywhere, really.

The Nvidia installer is still unable to install the drivers, still doesn't find compatible hardware.

The computer is either a 2008 or 2009 Falcon Northwest DRX. If you have an suggestions on something I haven't tried yet please let me know. Basically everything I've found is "install the proper video card drivers" but that doesn't seem like it's gonna fly.

A:No Graphics Card Detected

Quote: Originally Posted by duen

I read that I would first have to uninstall the "Standard VGA Graphics Adapter" in order to properly install the correct drivers, so I went ahead and did that.

No, you don't have to do that.

Quote: Originally Posted by duen

However, instead of listing the standard vga, now it just lists "n/a". No card shows up anywhere, really.

It will if you uninstalled the standard VGA driver.

Was this card with this machine from day one, so it was a known working card with the original set up?

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im trying to put in my radeon 8500 into my computer. but it is not being detected although it is in correctly. my motherboard is compatable, and i took the CMOS battery out but still no luck. do you have to uninstall the previous card for it to work. and does the radeon need its own powersupply?

A:video card not detected

Doesn't recognize it , as in not booting up ? Or doesn't recognize as in OS?

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Hey, I need help with my computer, as i cannot play the Sims 2 anymore.

I get the following error:

'Failed to find any DirectX 9.0c compatible graphics adapters in this system! Please make sure you have a direct X9.0c compatible graphics adapter and have installed the latest drivers provided by the manufacturer. The application will now terminate.'​

I've looked all over forums trying to find an answer, but none have helped.

I've run 'dxdiag' and it says that there is no device and that the 'system is using the generic video driver. Please install video driver provided by the hardware manufacturer.'

I don't know where it's gone wrong, and this is all i know about my system:

System Model: 85ERV
BIOS Version: American Megatrends Inc. 07.00T

Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.00GHz
Version: x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 4
Speed: 1997 MHz

Operating System
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Version: 5.1.2600
Service Pack: 3.0

Video Card: null

DirectX Version
DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
Any help would be appreciated, the Sims 2 used to work perfectly fine before.


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This is really really frustrating me.. blehh I've been trying to fix it since yesterday. After (accidentally) uninstalling stuff, I think I accidentally uninstalled something that made my computer not detect my sound card, only, I don't know what? Now.. I don't know how to fix the problem at all. I was trying to find the sound card's manufacturer, but I couldn't find it (no sound card detected.. ;>.>) Anyway, my computer specs are below, and I just hope someone can help!

Microsoft Windows XP
Home Edition
Version 2002
Service Pack 2

Dell Dimension DIMC521
AMD Sempron(tmm) processor
1.80 GHz, 448 MB Ram

Uhh hope that info helps anyone.

A:No Sound Card Detected!

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hi.. im new here.. need help. i recently changed my ram from 2gig to 4gig.. then after booting it.. was about to re-install my vidcard but the hardware it was not detected. my vid card is GT240 Galaxy GeForce 200 series Nvidia.. already downloaded the installer from the site since i have lost the cd-installer... need help very badly

A:Video Card not detected...

Welcome to Seven Forums!
Did you double check to see it is fully plugged in all the way? If not then do that first.

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I have an ASUS PCE-N13 Wireless PCI-Express Adapter. This is my second wireless network card and I do not believe they were both defective. My device manager does not detect that card and I installed the driver on the CD that came with the network card. Anything I can do? Only a wired connection with an X mark shows on my task bar.

ASUS p8z68 v pro Motherboard
8 GB Corsair Vengeance
i5 2500k CPU
gtx 560 ti graphics card
500 W PSU


A:Wireless Card not being detected

Can you show us a Snip of your device manager with Network Adapter expanded? Have you tried the card in a different slot? Also go here and make sure your have the latest drivers ASUS p8z68 v pro Motherboard
and here for your wireless card drivers, latest is driver v. ASUS PCE-N13

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I just had a friend send me an agp video card. I followed the installation instructions that came with it but when I plugged the monitor into the new card there is no video detected.

I am not very smart with computers as far as tech stuff goes, so I had a couple friends of mine who know a lot more than I do try and help. They really couldn't figure out the problem either. They're not looking at it I guess, so kind of hard to figure out the issue.

I'll give information on my computer, motherboard type as well as graphics card type below.

It is an AMD Athlon 64 Processor 3200+
2.20 GHz, 960 MB of RAM
Running windows XP home edition service pack 3.
The graphics card is a Radeon HD 2400 Pro
The motherboard is K8V-MX/S

I'm not sure what else to put as far as computer information. I tried a few different things like disabling the display adaptor in device manager and when looking in BIOS it was set to AGP for primary graphics display or whatever.

If it ends up that it is the card itself can anyone tell me what kind of graphics cards would be compatible with my computer so I can go and purchase one? I want to be able to play games. Thankyou.
Anyway, if someone could help me I would really appreciate it. Thankyou!

A:AGP Graphics Card Not Detected

I'm a little unclear on what you did. Are you saying you plugged in the monitor to the Radeon HD 2400 while the PC was still running? If I've misunderstood that, then when you boot up the PC, you are seeing the motherboard splash screen and can get into the BIOS? If so, then it just won't boot into Windows? Could you clarify?

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Dell Latitude C810 laptop
Windows XP Professional

Lately (for reasons unknown to me) my laptop has been really sluggish and I have received the error notification (blue screen) that the nv4_disp file has some kind of error and is stuck in an infinite loop. I have done a system restore to about a month ago and things seem to be working better but I've noticed that in the device manager there is no video card listed under display adapters or anywhere for that matter. Shouldn't there be a video card there somewhere? I didn't disable a video card. Is there any way to get Windows to detect my video card short of opening the laptop and unplugging it and plugging it back in?

A:Video Card not detected

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My sound went out on my laptop one day and didn't know why...

My Acer Aspire 6920 doesn't have a sound card that can be found. The system tray says "NO AUDIO OUTPUT DEVICE IS INSTALLED". So, the hopeless person I am, googled for solutions.

I tried going into Control Panel > Device Manager > Sound, video and game controllers and EXPECTED to see my realtek hd sound card thingy in the droplist, but only found "AVerMedia A309 (Minicard, DVB-T)". I was going to uninstall and reinstall the realtek driver, but it's not even on the list so I can't do it. I downloaded the driver off of the ACER website itself, but I have found no use for it if the sound card can't even be detected on my laptop.

I'm starting to think my sound card is just old, and I need to replace it?
Btw, I am not really a computer junkie, so simple language would be best



A:No Sound Card Detected?

Noo one can help????!?!??!!??!?!

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Hello everybody and thanks in advance for any help
I have got a problem with my sound card,It always has worked before I reinstalled XP system pack 2
My sound card isnt detected by the system, it was fully functional before ,i tried to install the driver but i get an error message saying that no HD sound card was found
I tried to turn it on in the BIOS but it was set in automatic mode
Please help


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I searched and found people with similar problems...but none with answers that helped.

Okay so I reformatted my computer and everything went fine.
After windows xp was installed I proceeded to install the nForce Chipset drivers for my motherboard (A-bit Ni8 SLi).

The chipset drivers include the ethernet drivers also...and usually after installing them and restarting my computer it will prompt me to install the nVIDIA Network Access Manager....

This time when I restarted, I got no prompt to install the program...
When I go to the Network Connections in the control panel there are no connections at all, nor is there a LAN icon in the tray.

I connect to my router through a regular CAT6 Cable, all the other computers using the router can connect to the internet...

I use the integrated network card with my motherboard, but I looked through device manager and it's not being detected even though I installed the drivers.
I even went to A-Bit's site and downloaded the drivers to a flash drive and installed those but they're the same thing that's on my CD....

Any advice is appreciated, thanks.

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First let me say I know my system is old, its dated and I have a feeling its on its last legs or something.

My system spec: custom built pc about 4 years ago
Pentium 4 3ghz processor
1023 MB Ram
Windows Home basic 32 bit OS
Graphics card ati radeon hd 2400 pro

My issue: a few days ago my system started having major problems. Windows wouldn't load, kept crashing, wouldn't even defrag or run anything ect. So I decided to reinstall windows vista. I have very little knowledge of computers. I know defrag, registry cleaner, and antivirus. And how to download crap. Thats about it.

So I reinstall windows, and after a few hours of messing around, I seem to get everything up and working again. It defrags, I can run programs and internet and everything seems awesome. Then I try to run Oblivion. I get an error. The game was able to play before I reinstalled windows. I googled the situation--and after a bit of digging I discover my graphics card is disabled. I've spent all of this weekend trying to figure out how to reinstall my graphics card now. I have the original cd it came with--tried running that once or twice and no go. I go to the site and install all the drivers. Nothing. I try completly deleting everything ATI related and clean my registry, then I try reinstalling the drivers--still nothing. Graphics card is not detected by device manager. I try installing that ATI Tool thingy---doesn't even pick it up.

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I recently installed XP on my HP laptop after I got tired of Vista. Everything seems to be working fine, except that I can't find the appropriate sound drivers because there is no sound card detected on the laptop. When I run dxdiag, it tells me to download the appropriate drivers, but I downloaded all the drivers on HP's website for my model of laptop (HP Pavillion 9640US) and I still don't have sound. I also don't even know what drivers I even need. Is there a way to find this out?

A:No sound card detected on laptop

The audio drivers for your model on HP support are Vista only!

Try these.

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I have just acquired a creative Audigy 2 Platinum Pro (Model SB0290) from a friend, however Windows can't detect it so I can't install the driver. In device manager a device called Multimedia Audio Controller shows up under Other Devices.

Thanks in advance!

A:Creative sound card not detected

If you haven't done it, disable the Integrated (on the motherboard) audio in the BIOS first. Two audio devices can conflict and cause problems.

The Multimedia Audio Controller is part of the sound device/drivers. When you get the SoundBlaster properly installed that should go away.

On the other hand, the old (and that is an old sound card) card may not work on your Win 7 system or may be defective. Actually, if you have a relatively new PC (or motherboard) the integrated sound on the motherboard is as good or may even be better than the old Audigy 2 sound card.

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I have a Lenovo z500 ideapad laptop which has a Nivdia GT 635M graphics card and an Intel (R) HD graphics 4000. Currently running Windows 10   It had recently come to my attentoin that i was getting a significantly lower FPS when gaming. upon further investigation, i realised that the games were all running using the Intel graphics and not the Nvidia. I then realised that i was unable to open the Nvidia control panel.I immediatley tried to find some solutions and as i had not updated the drivers in some time, i went to the Nvidia website to try and download the latest driver for my graphics card after i uninstalled the previous versions using DDU. and of course, the installation failed in the first step, displaying an error message saying ''The graphics driver could not find compatible hadware''. I also tried to install older versions of the driver (compatible with windows 10) but it still displays the same error message. Geforce Experience did not work and reinstallation of it failed.    'Display adapters' in device manager only shows the Intel (R) HD graphics 4000 and does not show any signs of the nvidia graphics card. i have also read in other forums that people have found their drivers under 'other devices' but this does not appear for me in device manager. It's almost as if the Nvidia graphics card never existed!!!   I finally visited the lenovo website to try and find the drivers here as i thought they may have been modified slightly for i... Read more

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So I reformated because my computer had to much stuff on it and I wanted a fresh computer...I did a full reformat and now it says I dont have a video driver theres a yellow triangle next to it and when I open IE its really slow and the graphics are terrible... I have no mother board video card so my video card has to be working, ive tried every driver and they all dont work I install them and nothnig happens...So I decided to buy a new video card assuming my video card was broken...same problem...100 bucks out now I have no idea what the problem is...anyone have any idea?

A:Video card not detected after reformat...

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I'm helping my neighbor out with his computer...the sound isnt working on his the audio properties it says there isnt a device the Device manager the sound device isnt listed..any one know what it could be ?? any help is appreciated

A:Sound card not detected in Windows XP

What sound card is it? We will need to know that first.


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Hi guys, im having problems with my sound card. I have a soundblaster x-fi extreme music card that i have owned for a few years. I have just re-installed windows 7 and its not detecting my card! It was working fine a couple of days ago after the install, although i had trouble then, i just kept swapping slots and trying different drivers then it worked, but im not sure why it has stopped now. In the device manager it shows up as a multimedia audio controller(yellow !), but wont let me install a driver for it, any ideas?

Information via Everest...

CPU Type - DualCore AMD Athlon 64 X2, 2600 MHz (13 x 200) 5000+
Motherboard Name - Asus M2V (4 PCI, 1 PCI-E x1, 1 PCI-E x16, 4 DDR2 DIMM, Audio, LAN)
System Memory - 3072 MB (DDR2 SDRAM)
Video Adapter - ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2

Audio Adapter - Creative CA20K1 X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity Audio Processor
^^^Some of the card does seem to be showing up in this programme^^^

Thanks in advance

A:SB X-fi Xtreme Music Card not detected PLEASE HELP!!!

Need any more info? Is it just time to get a new 1?

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Hi Guys,
I recently reformatted my main Hard Drive and reinstalled windows and now my SoundBlaster Live Card does not seem to be working, nor does it show up in device manager. I tried going through the 'f2' setup on system startup and making sure that in the pci slots are enabled. I also turned 'sound' on when it was set to off, but this only made it so that the integrated audio ports that came with my computer work with less functionality of my speakers but my Soundblaster sound card in the pci slot still does not. I might have to disable the 'sound' option again if that disables the sound card, but i'm not sure that it does considering all it says is sound : on/off. Before the reformat, the sound card worked fine, so it's not faulty card by any means. As mentioned in a similar article at when I put in my disc labeled "Sound Blaster: Sound Blaster Live!" (which is for the card's initial drivers) it says that there was no Sound Blaster Card detected on my system. The article previously mentioned however states that the sound was working from the card, just not the intallation of the drivers. Why would it not be detecting the card if pci slots are for sure enabled in the bios, and it worked perfectly fine right before my format. I tried installing several different drivers to see if any would pick up the card but to no avail.... Read more

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Hi there just wanted some help regarding my sound is all. Last night I was happily on my computer searching the web, I then shut my computer down for the night and, as always, I tunred the power off at the socket after a safe shut-down. The morning after I wake up and notice that my sound has suddenly stopped working. The sound card isn't detected, nothing. I've tried switching OS, reinstalling Windows and also clearing the CMOS using a jumper. I've tried everything but I think my onboard sound card is kaput. When I install Windows for the first time on a clean install it has the drivers pre-installed so I dont need to worry about installing them (I have tried installing the drivers from Gigabyte too) but nothing, it's like my sound card isn't even there. What do you think guys am I better going to Scan to get a replacement or buying a cheapo sound card?

Any help is appriciated


A:Sound Card not detected in Windows 7 x64

Generally, Windows 7 will install a lot of device drivers, but not all drivers and the generic sound driver that Windows installs may or may not work (or work properly). After installing Windows the best option is to reinstall all the drivers from the motherboard manufacturer's install disc.

As you have a gigabyte (what I also have) install all the drivers, but you don't need all the extra software, which can cause problems in some cases. Case in point the Gigabyte "easy tune" that came with my motherboard caused sound glitches due to CPU interruptions.

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Well I'm not sure if my graphics card fits either because when I plug it in to the PCI-E x16 slot, the gold teeth still show.

Any thoughts? Cheers.

A:Solved: Graphics card isn't detected?

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Hope this is the right forum,

My mother asked me to downgrade her new Notebook from Windows Vista to XP with SP1 Home Edition, which I did and as expected all the basic software such as the wireless configuration utility to needs to be re-installed as the program is not compatible with XP and nothing shows up under network connections.

I visited Acer's website and download the necessary drivers and utilities but this is were I hit a wall. When attempting to install Enet manager I received an error message saying I need Microsoft Framework 1.1 which I duly download and received another error

"The upgrade patch cannot be installed by the Windows Installer service because the program to be upgraded may be missing, or the upgrade patch may update a different version of the program. Verify that the program to be upgraded exists on your computer and that you have the correct upgrade patch."

Which I'm sure has something to do with the fact that I change the OS. Can anyone offer any advice? I&#8217;m sure there&#8217;s a simple solution that I&#8217;m overlooking. I just want the WLAN to work again.

Thank you!
Acer Aspire 3680

Hard Drive Size: 80 GB

System RAM: 512 MB

Processor: Intel Celeron M 420 / 1.6 GHz

Chipset Type: Mobile Intel 940GML Express
Data Bus Speed: 533 MHz

Cache Memory Type: L2 cache

RAM: 512 MB / 2 GB (max) DDR II SDRAM - 533 MHz

Wireless LAN Supported: Yes 802.11 B/G

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A:Wireless Card Not Detected After Downgrade

I think it is silly to mess with wireless with XP SP1. There are tons of fixes and improvements in SP2.

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I have installed a D-Link DWA-566 Wireless PCI express adapter for my desktop, and for a while it worked fine. Suddenly, my wireless internet connection vanished. It appears only this computer is the only computer in my household that is having a problem connecting to the Internet. I checked the device manager, and it's not even appearing there under the network adapters tab. I only hope it's not a hardware problem. I have tried taking the adapter out of the tower and putting it back in as securely as possible to no avail. What might be the cause of this problem?

Thanks in advance!

A:Network card not being detected by computer

In device manager: Not listed under "network adapters"? Not listed under "other devices"? No devices with question marks?

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Hi, This is my first post on this forum, so sorry if it is in the wrong place.

I have just upgraded from Vista to XP

I have an Inspiron 1720, and everything has went smoothly, apart from installing the graphics card drivers.

I have an Nvidia GeForce 8600GT graphics card, and I tried installing the drivers from the dell website, but they won't work since I don't have vista. I have tried a few from the NVidia website, and other websites, and they haven't worked, I keep getting an error message saying there are no drivers on my pc which will work with the hardware, or something to that effect.

I was told that my graphics card probably isn't getting picked up, since it isn't showing in device manager.

What can I do? If you need any more information about my machine, just ask.

If you do recommend drivers make sure they are for XP, not Vista.

Thank You

A:Solved: Graphics Card Not Detected

First things first going from Vista to XP is not an upgrade it's a downgrade. The "problems" with Vista where overblown and a computer made for vista works perfectly fine with it.

If you can see your monitor then the computer is picking up the graphics card, it's likely listed as a generic VGA device or something like that if you don't have the proper drivers installed.

You need to go to the Dell website or the Nvidia website and download the Windows XP drivers for the GeForce 8600GT.

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I have an IBM Aptiva 2139 SE-7 that I recently upgraded from Win98SE to Win XP. I also bought a wireless network card to install after the upgrade. For some reason, it appears that my PCI slots are not working. I tried the card in my other computer and it works fine, so I know it is not the card.

Anyone have an idea what the problem might be?

A:Wireless Ethernet Card not detected

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my lan card is Realtek RT8029AS
i have Win XP and Win 7 in my PC

in xp, the driver detected automatically without install any driver, and works fine
but when in Win 7, the driver is not detected and in "Device Manager" found Unknown device for Ethernet controller

i can't find correct driver for win7, even from Realtek
i have tried driver that support in XP/2000, but it's still not support for my Win7 64bit
i have tried uninstall driver and restart my PC, but it's still not detected

anybody help me plss

A:My LAN card in XP(fine), but win7(Not Detected)

Quote: Originally Posted by dukelasa

my lan card is Realtek RT8029AS
i have Win XP and Win 7 in my PC

in xp, the driver detected automatically without install any driver, and works fine
but when in Win 7, the driver is not detected and in "Device Manager" found Unknown device for Ethernet controller

i can't find correct driver for win7, even from Realtek
i have tried driver that support in XP/2000, but it's still not support for my Win7 64bit
i have tried uninstall driver and restart my PC, but it's still not detected

anybody help me plss

Double click the problem device in device manager, select details and copy all the hardware IDs and past into a reply here as quickly as possible. I will get you the right driver. Are you running 32- or 64-bit Windows 7?

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hey i'm not very good with computers and having problems understanding this one.

my HP pvilion entertainment pc is less than a year old but has recently decided it can't detect the wireless card.

i have done lots to try and find it and try and connect to the wireless in some way. the wireless adapter switch is still working for bluetooth wireless access but not internet.

i wonder if somehow it's gotten broken or whether anyone can tell me if this is a common thing as it seems to have been deleted completly from my computer. it wont show up under network connections and i can't seem to find it anywhere else.
any help would be gratefully recieved as i'd hate to have to get this fixed at a hefty price if it's solveable.

i've tried hp forums for help, but this one got reccomended to me
thank you


A:wireless network card not detected?

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Hello there,I have a dell 1558 laptop 1 year now, some days ago i accidentaly understood that my graphic card is not detected anymore by my system, i searched it and it appears error code 45 which means that my card is not in the right place. My graphic card is nvidia 920M 4GB.Here is 2 pics from speccy and device manager.speccydevice managerI tried to check for updates on my graphic card but everytime i try to install it tells me that i dont have compatible component or something like that..I have also run dell diagnostics on the gpu but it only check the default intel hf graphics 5500 , it doesnt recognise nvidia. thanks in advance.

A:Main Graphic Card not detected

If this is a Studio 1558, it has either Intel or ATI/AMD video - not both.
If it's a different model, please verify the exact model number of the system - it's not the one you've indicated.
If it's a 7558, it has either Intel-only or Intel-nVidia hybrid graphics - the latter was an option on some models -- it was not standard on all of them.

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I installed an esata card on my PC, it did not get detected, how ever I manage to instal the driver, still no detection, nor the external esata Hard Disk showed up, after Googling etc, I enabled AHCI , and restarted, still no luck, Does this means, before installing the Windows 7, one has to eable AHCI from the BIos?
Any help would be appreciated?

A:eSata Card not detected by Windows 7

Your Windows 7 installation is SATA Mode specific. If you installed it in IDE mode then you can't switch to AHCI mode in the BIOS unless you install the AHCI driver and make the proper registry change like this:
AHCI : Enable in Windows 7 / Vista

Also, some hardware requires you to install the driver software first, then install the hardware to complete the installation. If this is so it should be documented in the hardware's manual.

Note: it is best practice to uninstall any new driver software and perform a System Restore to a time before the first installation attempt before trying again. This insures a "clean slate". You can end up in a real mess sometimes otherwise.

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Hello, right heres my problem

I built my own computer, got a raid array, around 12 HDD/SSD's, and since i have so many drives i needed to buy a sata controller to get extra sata ports at 6GBPS, so i brought: 4 Port PCI Express SATA III
4 Port PCI Express SATA III (6Gbps) Controller Card w/ eSATA - PCIe x4
NEW 4 Port PCI Express SATA III (6Gbps) Controller Card w/ eSATA -
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my motherboard:
Gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3H

may be irrelevant but heres the rest:
AMD Phenom II X6 1090t Black Edition 64 Bit
Spire Thermax Eclipse II (SP984B1-V2) Heatsink
Corsair DOMINATOR GT 2GB DDR3 SDRAM Memory Module x 4 = 8Gb
Thermaltake Toughpower 1500 Wattage
Seagate Barracuda 1.5 Terabyte 7200.11 x 3 = 4.5TB
Sapphire Ati Amd Radeon HD 6970
Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio

so anyway, my current drive connections, this is the numbering as it would appear logically in information on the pc

| 0 | 2 | 4 | 6 |
| 1 | 3 | 5 | 7 |


0 - 5 are blue ports that are SATA 3 6Gbps, which are controlled by ICH10R southbridge and support RAID 0/1/5/10

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A:PCI-E Sata Card not detected and not working

I would be curious to know what are you doing with so much HDDs.

Let's see if we can sort this out. First and foremost, a link
Your sata card manuals, drivers and utilities Download the manual and read it, it's pretty short. Now, page 4 says how to check if the drivers were installed correctly (they say win7 has already the drivers and doesn't need installation, but let's check anyway), do it and report back.

There is also an utility in the page above, which you can try installing to see if you can get a bit more control over the card.

Another possible issue is power, although with a 1500 watt PSU... anyway, fill your specs in this calculator so we are sure that is not the issue.

old programs hdd with bad sectors, Seagate Barracuda 1.5 Terabyte 7200.11 ?43.00

This is failing at worst or unreliable at best, suggest to move away data and put it to rest. Don't use it atm to troubleshoot the card.

the fourth screen at my pc boot up shows:
marvel adapter 88se91xx
pass thru ahci
which im assuming is the sata cards raid controller, or ide controller, or its bios itself? since this sata card is supposed to have a bios in it
and theres a fifth that says marvel as well which im assuming is another controller of that sata card

Those names identify that card's chipset, so it's the card talking to you.
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I just reformatted my computer and when i booted up again my graphics card isn't detected, i have checked my device manager and it is not listed there, i have a NVIDIA GeForce 8400 gs and a ECS mcp61m-m3 motherboard. I have tried to install drivers for my motherboard but they didn't seem to do anything, so i may of not downloaded the right ones...

A:Video Card not detected after reformat

Best thing to do is double check the type of drivers you downloaded. Also if you still have the disc that came with your 8400 then the drivers on that should be good. Your wanting to look for these drivers GeForce/ION Driver Release 256 here.

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laptop is a dell inspiron 1721. changed from vista to xp professional. every thing seems to work except the sound and the built in webcam. i have looked every place for a sound card. all i find is updates. maybe if i get help on solving the sound problem then i can worry about the webcam.thanks for anyones help.

A:Solved: no sound card detected

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I have a Toshiba Satellite a135-s4527. It has a Realtek 10/100 ethernet card in it, and an Atheros wireless card.

My ethernet card doesn't show up in device manager, but the wireless card does.

I went to and downloaded the appropriate drivers for Windows 7 and my model of computer and installed them, but the ethernet card still doesn't show up in device manager and I'm limited to wireless connections.

Can someone tell me how to get my wired connection up and running?

A:Laptop: No ethernet card detected?

the ethernet card might be faulty.. you can look at the option of running a hard ware test or just use usb converter for internet connection

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Hey guys.

I'm having a weird problem. I own a HP HDX-18 Notebook, and installed a 64-bit version of Windows 7. Okay, great, it's all going well and I install all the drivers, but there's a problem with the wireless. The wireless card is detected, and the device is working fine (according to good ol' Device Manager), however, the card registers as being disabled. I've ensured the wireless is actually turned on, however when I trouble shoot the problem, it says 'Problems found: wireless capability is turned off - a network cable is not properly plugged in or may be broken'. the trouble shooter says the problem can be rectified by enabling the wireless through bios, via. the system configuration utility. However, my bios doesn't have such an option...

can the problem be rectified?


A:Wireless card detected but disabled?

For the record - I have tried reinstalling the drivers, no luck. The internet works however through the LAN port, however.

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It is a Medion laptop about 4 years old with XP Home SP2

Can't connect via Wireless, even though the drivers are installed for the card in Device Manager and the icon says "One or more Wireless networks are detected - click this ballon to connect"

Windows is being used as the Wireless Utility and no wireless networks are listed, even though other laptops can detect them

Ipconfig says Media Disconnected about the Wireless Card in command prompt

The wireless light is switched on by pressing Fn and F1


A:Wireless Card not Detected in Laptop

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