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"no suitable graphics devices found"

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by djbroughton, Dec 26, 2008.

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  1. djbroughton

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    My two year old Dell Inspiron 1420 with Vista has generally worked fine but recently I have unable to access my Windows Media player. I get sound but no video. Also on my windows games, the error I get is "no suitable graphics devices found". One help forum talks about reinstalling nvidia but I can't find this program on my computer. Help, please! Please note that while I am comfortable with PC's, I am not into a lot of the tech lingo.

    Dave
     
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    Downloaded nvidia from the Dell site (didn't even think to look there). When file was installing got message "can not find drivers compatible with your hardware. Set up will now exit"

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    Are you sure you have NVidia graphics? Try the Intel GM965 video driver from Dell.
     
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    You may have a bad video card or on board video chip. In either case you should replace it or take it to a local computer shop.
     
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    took a couple of attempts before ithe gm965 video driver would download but MY VIDEO AND GAMES NOW WORK!!!

    thanks for the help.

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    You're welcome (y)
     
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