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Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by Nocontact, Feb 8, 2003.

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  1. Del

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    I think I would just leave one plug and play and try it.
     
  2. Nocontact

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    Ok, I'll try that. Hope I can still see.
    I gotta run to work but I'll try as soon as I get back.
    I'll let you know what happens. Thanks.
     
  3. ~Candy~

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    Another thought, you might try reinstalling the display drivers.....should be a setup.exe file on the cd that came with the card.......
     
  4. Del

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    Hi Candy,
    I have a Hitachi monitor and it kept changing to plug and pray til I got rid of it in safe mode.
    Found the same with NIC's too.
     
  5. Nocontact

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    Removing the other entries seemed to help with the resizing problem but now the display when I play something in media player or any video file for that matter seems like it's a lot worse. Do you think this may be a co-incidence or is it related to the changes that I made?
    Thanks for the initial solution.
     
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    How close are the sound card and video card on the motherboard? Can one be moved?
     
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    They're next to each other, the sound card is integrated into the mobo and the video card is in the first PCI slot, anything to that?
     
  8. ~Candy~

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    Just for fun, you might try another slot for the video card.
     
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    Just out of curiousity, what's the goal of this, and how would this change achieve that?
     
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    Sometimes, when the sound card is closest to the video card, strange things happen.........I've seen where moving it fixes a problem......certainly worth a shot I would think....sometimes I think computers and voodoo are closely related....... :eek:
     
  11. Nocontact

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    No can do, I just checked and if I open it my warranty is voided. Good for a few more months.
     
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    Then, I'd make them fix it :D
     
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    Things are back to normal and that's no good. I've been dealing with freeze ups and problems since I changed things in safe mode and even though I've tried it twice that second monitor is still there in the device manager in safe mode. Any other ideas what's going on here or is it just that my video card has gone to the dogs?
     
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