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Graphics Card Has No Clock Speed.

by Ob1Shinobi / September 22, 2012 7:25 AM PDT

Hi Guys,
When i go into the program "GPU-Z" It says my graphics card has no clock speed.
Also when i run minecraft it says BAD VIDEO CARD DRIVERS.
I have updated my graphics cards driver.
it is a Nvidia 8600M GS 256 Mb.
Also In device manager it says ERROR 43.

Please Help Sad

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Microsoft Device Manager Error Codes in Link
by mchainmchain / September 22, 2012 10:27 PM PDT
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Sorry its windows 7 ultimate, ask if u need anymore info
by Ob1Shinobi / September 24, 2012 12:33 PM PDT

Sorry its windows 7 ultimate, ask if u need anymore info

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CODE 43
by mchainmchain / September 24, 2012 4:32 PM PDT
"Code 43
Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)
Recommended resolution

One of the drivers controlling the device notified the operating system that the device failed in some manner.

If you have already run the Troubleshooting Wizard, you might want to check the hardware documentation for more information about diagnosing the problem."

Did you look for and read Microsoft's explanation what code 43 is, and why it happens?

Looks to me like it could be a possible video card hardware failure, albeit one that is not a complete failure. Otherwise, your card would not work at all.

Card looks as if it works with Vista notebooks and laptops. Make/Model/System specs will help here.

When was the last time system was given a good blow-out/cleaning?

This might help you: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-hardware/code-43-error-on-vistanvidia-geforce-8600m-gs/1e87eee9-f02e-4c7e-8b44-eee80db3c67b?page=1&msgId=4a7c35c8-775a-468f-a20b-89a812ef0e9b

Read the entire thread.
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by Ob1Shinobi / September 24, 2012 12:34 PM PDT

Its windows 7 ultimate sorry Happy

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