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Problems using new graphics card

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by NERV, Sep 11, 2003.

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  1. NERV

    NERV Thread Starter

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    I just got a new GeForceFX 5600 card but I am having problems setting it up. After I put the card in and installed the drivers I reset the computer. Once it got to past the WinXP boot screen my monitor goes black and after a few seconds it turns off. I used the manufactures drivers and NVIDIA drivers but they gave the same result. The only way I can use the computer it to use safe mode or to uninstall the drivers and use the default WinXP display drivers.
     
  2. kiwiguy

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    Might pay to give some more info.

    What monitor are you using?
    Is it capable of displaying at the refresh rate of the card?

    I ask this as many LCD screens use a very low (60 Hz) refresh rate (they do not flicker, so do not need a high rate) and will go blank if the rate is too high. Of course then you cannot see anything to be able to set it lowe anyway.
     
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