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Graphic Card Problems (8800GT wont play games)

by Conoxcise / September 28, 2009 2:36 AM PDT

Ok guys i had this issue tonight and cant solve it, i own a Nvidia 8800GT that has decided not work anymore, i went on tonight to play wow and it told me that there is no graphics device present, wats odd is that im still getting video output from in the form of i can still see my desktop and internet etc, its just when i play games it doesnt seem to work, now things i have tried already are reinstalling the drivers, i unistalled the hardware and reinstalled it, reinstalled windows, Pulled the card out gave it a little clean and after all this was done, i still have the same issue. This is wat windows says in device manager "Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)" can anyone help me??? thanks in advance guys

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Sounds proper.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 28, 2009 4:12 AM PDT

After reinstalling Windows there are possibly 10 to more drivers we have to install. The video card is one of them but tell us about the other drivers for motherboard and more.

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by Conoxcise / September 28, 2009 10:34 AM PDT
In reply to: Sounds proper.

As per usual i installed all drivers associated with my motherboard such my sound card, network card etc, all these updates are on a disk that i recieved when i bought the motherboard. Everytime i have done this(i have reformatted my computer several times) nothing has been wrong with the Graphics Card, i also say that when the graphics card started having this problem was on a windows xp install long after all my drivers had been installed so i dont think its a driver issue

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Try one more driver.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 28, 2009 11:55 AM PDT
In reply to: drivers

I read many of the usuals. Tell me about the "Motherboard Chipset" driver.

Hope that's it.

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Did anyone update a BIOS?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 28, 2009 11:56 AM PDT
In reply to: Try one more driver.

I saw this happen after a (bum?) BIOS update. Any BIOS changes such as init PCI, PCIe, AGP first, second?

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RE Bios
by Conoxcise / September 28, 2009 12:30 PM PDT

If i had a bios update i dnt know anything about it, i never updated it myself, i will get you the information on the motherboard driver, wat else are u looking for, my motherboard model?

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 28, 2009 9:58 PM PDT
In reply to: RE Bios

I asked you to do the work. This is an all volunteer effort so I leave all the searching up to you.

What I had hoped to help you with is to see if the usual items were taken care of. I read most of the drivers save one that can matter. Try that one.

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by Conoxcise / September 28, 2009 10:06 PM PDT
In reply to: Volunteer.


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So we are done.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 28, 2009 10:42 PM PDT
In reply to: Chipset

With that driver out of the way it's time to check the warranty on that card and hope they'll swap it out for you.

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(NT) download and install the latest drivers from nvidia.com
by ramarc / September 28, 2009 10:18 AM PDT
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by janelikulit / February 2, 2011 10:05 PM PST

sir the problems is that you other conflict drivers check other devices such as you image devices try to uninstall other device drivers.

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