Help with GeForce G210 driver issue (Windows 7)

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UltraVi0let

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Hello, i have a problem with my GPU, so im using win7 Ultimate 64-bits, and i gave a Geforce G210 (i know its a bit old), whenever i update the drivers and restart the pc, it gives me a black screen or gets stuck to "starting windows", it rarely works with Driver 196.21 and mostly the same black screen problem...and that's the only driver that ever worked for me...
Please help.
 
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Updating that old GPU is limited simply because the rest of the hardware is antiquated of said system. Sometimes with older hardware you can only use the original driver for it. So what ever driver you had that did work, I'd stick with that.
 

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Updating that old GPU is limited simply because the rest of the hardware is antiquated of said system. Sometimes with older hardware you can only use the original driver for it. So what ever driver you had that did work, I'd stick with that.
Well, the problem is...it will work without drivers, but it will appear as a "Standard Display Adapter" and with no Vram at all, and honestly that's all what i can afford, however, no driver ever worked...the version 196.21 worked once for 30 minutes then it crashed and never worked again...
 

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it will work without drivers,
That is pretty common. The card is not stressed nor does it require much pw prior to drivers being installed.
A failing card OR a failing pw supply can cause this exact issue.
 

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That is pretty common. The card is not stressed nor does it require much pw prior to drivers being installed.
A failing card OR a failing pw supply can cause this exact issue.
Thanks for your reply, can't i do anything except buying another graphics card?
 

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No, you first need to find out what is causing the problem pw supply or video card. It may be either one.
Test your video card in a known working system. If it works fine, then you have a pw supply problem OR a problem with your motherboard.
 

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No, you first need to find out what is causing the problem pw supply or video card. It may be either one.
Test your video card in a known working system. If it works fine, then you have a pw supply problem OR a problem with your motherboard.
I will try that, thanks again
 
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