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graphics card quit working after a clean install of win 7

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by goudgie, Nov 1, 2011.

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  1. goudgie

    goudgie Thread Starter

    Nov 1, 2011
    hello i upgraded my acer aspire m1640 to win 7 , everythings ok except my zotac ge210 512mb quit working ive spent hours upon hours trying to disable the onboard graphics, i need help badly my wow wont plat properly ty
  2. pip22


    Nov 21, 2004
    When an add-on graphics card is detected in one of the PCI slots, the BIOS usually disables the on-board graphics automatically to avoid conflicts. At least that's how it works on every system I've worked on over the past 15 years.

    Did you install a Windows 7 driver for the Zotac nVidia card? : http://www.zotac.com/index.php?option=com_docman&Itemid=100059&lang=en

    If Zotac do not have a Windows 7 driver for the ge210 model, you'll have to remove it and fit something else.
    That's one of the pitfalls of upgrading or downgrading Windows without first checking the driver availability.
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