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Recently reformatted PC won't recognize graphics card.

by Wholesomeflame / January 15, 2012 6:12 PM PST

The title says everything. I have an nVidia ASUS GTX 460 graphics card that was working fine before. Whenever I pop the CD in that came with it, the drivers won't install, and when I download them from the nVidia webpage, I try to install them and it says "Unable to detect graphics card." Everything's plugged in, considering I didn't unplug any cables through the reformat session. Any ideas?

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Seems like a hardware issue.
by Kees_B Forum moderator / January 15, 2012 7:47 PM PST

Check the card and how it is fitted in the slot.


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Which OS?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 16, 2012 3:04 AM PST

I find myself installing motherboard drivers before the video card can be found.

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