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standard VGA graphics adapter not reading my nvidia card!!!help

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by fastjared123, Mar 17, 2010.

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  1. fastjared123

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    Hi guys. I have recently rebooted my laptop to vista from xp pro. everything was working fine until i rebooted it.Here's my specs.....
    Toshiba Qosmio G20
    2.0 intel processor
    Nvidia Geforce 6600 128mb memory
    1.5 gb ram
    two 80 gb raid harddrives

    I tracked down all the drivers and have installed them all in device manager. the only one thats not working was nvidia. i look under display adapters and it reads as standard vga graphics adapter. ive tryed updating the driver with the nividia 6600 driverbut it says the best one is all ready installed foryou. uninstall driver reboots your computer and when it starts back up it auto installs standard vga graphics adapter. since it doesnt read it anymore the games ive got wont run or go fast.on xp i had lots of games installed and it was working then. i cant try and reinstall it on xp as i need too get the raid drivers to install.
     
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  3. Mollie

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    Are you updating the drivers manually (through the device manager) or running the .exe file from Nvidia?

    Mollie
     
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    ive tryed running an exe of the geoforce driver from their web but issays that i have no compatible hardware
     
  6. Mollie

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    Does your computer have onboard graphics (meaning integrated with the motherboard - not a separate component). If it does, check your BIOS settings to make sure that the onboard graphics are disabled and your Nvidia graphics card is enabled.

    Mollie
     
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    Just to be sure we are loading the right driver.....Can you download SIW software and run it

    http://www.gtopala.com/siw-download.html

    This inspects your computer. Under the Hardware section then click Video. This will tell you maximum detail of the installed card in your laptop? And is it a G25 or G20.
     
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