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23-Jan-2012, 07:23 PM #1
Angry generic non-Pnp monitor standard VGA graphics adapter???
Yeah so, every now and again i decide to update windows 7 64, just to see if it WONT make me have to do a reinstall, ya know for it to do some actual good. yeah not so much... Problems problems, problems, ever since i updated to win7...

this latest batch of problems has me kinda ticked and sorta fed up entirely, of course geeksquad is a joke of a company, who wont honor their obligation when i bought my laptop, but thats a rant for another day.

so this one day, i restart my computer, just like any other time, and next thing i know, upon restart, i have 8 bit. with a 800x600, i check to see if maybe its just a video driver issue, and my gforce is gone, it's replaced with " generic non-Pnp monitor standard VGA graphics adapter ".

To top it off, i forget what peice of hardware i had originally.

So now whenever i restart my computer, or shut it off, then turn it back on again, my screen looks as if an 8th grader created a new theme for my laptop...

if i want to to be "normal" i have to just shut the lid, and pray it comes back more appealing...

What can i do??


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(note the graphics card, aka not correct...)
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23-Jan-2012, 07:27 PM #2
if need be, i'll revert back to the day i bought it. but i don't have any discs that was suppose to come with my laptop, but never did. Geeksquad, swore up and down that it came with, but not so much.

How would i go about reverting?

And i have a serious heat issue, the side where the vent is; the plastic came off, and the effer burns my leg something fierce every now and again
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23-Jan-2012, 08:36 PM #3
You can download and reinstall the graphics driver from the Asus website which you can find here: http://ca.asus.com/en/Notebooks/Gami...50Vt/#download

Most new computers do not come with disc's these days, either the end-user has to make them OR the store that sells them sometimes makes them for a fee.
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23-Jan-2012, 08:43 PM #4
How old is the laptop?
By looking at your graphics card it does not seem to be powerfull enough, 4MB
The heat puring out the side, your not painting a very good picture
It looks like you have some serious problems with this machine
Is there an application installed to create recovery disks, so you can re-install the OS
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23-Jan-2012, 09:32 PM #5
three years old this coming april...

yeah thats the problem, when i bought it, the specs were way different, its meant for gaming, and high performance sessions, but as you can see, clearly not the case. i must have installed windows about 2 dozen times since i bought it..
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You can download and reinstall the graphics driver from the Asus website which you can find here: http://ca.asus.com/en/Notebooks/Gami...50Vt/#download

Most new computers do not come with disc's these days, either the end-user has to make them OR the store that sells them sometimes makes them for a fee.

theres a lot listed, does asus scan whats wrong, and then give you a list of available dls? if so, should i just go ahead and download them all?
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23-Jan-2012, 09:52 PM #7
I updated my driver according to asus, and I rebooted and got blue screened... Can only boot up in safe mode..
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23-Jan-2012, 09:56 PM #8
It's only showing 4MB for video because the driver is no longer installed.

In Safe Mode uninstall all the nVidia drivers and try the driver from www.nvidia.com instead.

Windows 7 was not the original O/S on the this unit if its that old, it should have come with Windows Vista.
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23-Jan-2012, 10:01 PM #9
Okay, just uninstalled, rebooting now so I can redownload.
Correct, vista was on it when I bought it, and I regret every day for upgrading..
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23-Jan-2012, 10:22 PM #10
I downloaded the nvdia and rebooted, an another blue screen...
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23-Jan-2012, 10:25 PM #11
The huge majority of people do not have these problems with Windows 7. You may just want backup your data and do a clean install of Windows 7.

Before doing so, download all the latest drivers from the Asus website and update the BIOS as well.
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23-Jan-2012, 10:27 PM #12
Be that as it may, i have had nothing but problems with it.
I've clean installed since these video problems arised, aprox 6 times, zero exaggeration.

I just don't get what the problem is and how to fix it
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23-Jan-2012, 10:40 PM #13
Please do not use the report function to ask questions, its for reporting issues such as described here:

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Use the Asus Live Update that's found under the Utilities section of the Asus website.

Additionally you may want to test the RAM in the system: http://www.memtest.org/
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23-Jan-2012, 10:41 PM #14
Sorry I'm replying through my phone, I didn't mean to.
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