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by Felix_Shephard / March 8, 2013 6:33 AM PST

Hey everyone! I'm new to these forums and I'm a pretty bad techy. I'm here to ask what type of graphics card or driver I need for my computer. Now I'm sure that you all get asked this question QUITE a lot, but I need you. I've been goggling for months, I've downloaded every Driver from Nvidia and they all say "Cannot find compatible harware".
Here are my PC specs:
(I doubt you need all this, just taking as much as possible from my DxDiag)

Operating System: Windows 8 Pro 32-bit (6.2, Build 9200) (9200.win8_gdr.130108-1504)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: TOSHIBA
System Model: Satellite L645D
BIOS: InsydeH2O Version 1.70
Processor: AMD Turion(tm) II P520 Dual-Core Processor (2 CPUs), ~2.3GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 3578MB RAM
Page File: 2031MB used, 2251MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.02.9200.16384 32bit Unicode

DxDiag Notes
Display Tab 1: The file aticfx32.dll,aticfx32.dll,atiumdag.dll,atidxx32.dll,atiumdva.cap is not digitally signed, which means that it has not been tested by Microsoft's Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL). You may be able to get a WHQL logo'd driver from the hardware manufacturer.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 2: No problems found.
Input Tab: No problems found.

DirectX Debug Levels
Direct3D: 0/4 (retail)
DirectDraw: 0/4 (retail)
DirectInput: 0/5 (retail)
DirectMusic: 0/5 (retail)
DirectPlay: 0/9 (retail)
DirectSound: 0/5 (retail)
DirectShow: 0/6 (retail)

Display Devices
Card name: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 Series
Manufacturer: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Chip type: ATI display adapter (0x9712)
DAC type: Internal DAC(400MHz)
Device Type: Full Device
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_9712&SUBSYS_FDD01179&REV_00
Display Memory: 1786 MB
Dedicated Memory: 252 MB
Shared Memory: 1533 MB
Current Mode: 1366 x 768 (32 bit) (60Hz)
Monitor Name: Generic PnP Monitor
Monitor Model: unknown
Monitor Id: SEC3741
Native Mode: 1366 x 768(p) (59.998Hz)
Output Type: Internal
Driver Name: aticfx32.dll,aticfx32.dll,atiumdag.dll,atidxx32.dll,atiumdva.cap
Driver File Version: 8.17.0010.1129 (English)
Driver Version:
DDI Version: 10.1
Feature Levels: 10.1,10.0
Driver Model: WDDM 1.1
Graphics Preemption: DMA
Compute Preemption: DMA
Driver Attributes: Final Retail
Driver Date/Size: 7/4/2012 01:27:08, 918528 bytes
WHQL Logo'd: No
WHQL Date Stamp: None
Device Identifier: {D7B71EE2-D452-11CF-A076-DADDBEC2C535}
Vendor ID: 0x1002
Device ID: 0x9712
SubSys ID: 0xFDD01179
Revision ID: 0x0000
Driver Strong Name: oem5.inf:cb0ae4144b112bd0:ati2mtag_RS880M:8.970.100.3000:pci\ven_1002&dev_9712
Rank Of Driver: 00E32001
Video Accel: ModeMPEG2_A ModeMPEG2_C


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All I needed was Toshiba L645D
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 8, 2013 6:37 AM PST
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Not quite it
by Felix_Shephard / March 8, 2013 10:06 AM PST

Hey! Thanks for replying. I downloaded the Driver but aopn opening it, the Toshiba Archive Extractor begins the process and immediately gives me this error message:

Error occurred in opening archive. [114]

It won't let me do anything other than exit the application.

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I wrote that might not be it.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 8, 2013 1:14 PM PST
In reply to: Not quite it

That is the series but you can check the toshiba site for your model. Folk on the forum will look for you if you supply the full model number and OS (example XP SP3 64 BIT).

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by Felix_Shephard / March 9, 2013 12:48 AM PST

Thank you! I'll go there now.

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