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Old 08-07-2005, 11:51 AM   #1
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Hiya all!

My mate has an old Windows 98 SE. We encounted some errors and I had to format the HD. Anyway, I reinstalled Windows but when it loaed up, the colours were only 16 and the res was only at 640. I tried downloading the drivers for the on-board graphics chip (Which is SIS 5568) but they wernt the right ones. After I tried them, when i load up Windows, the screen remains black?!

What do i do? PLEASE help me!!!!

(The mobo is: GMB-P57SAX V1 and the chip is SIS 5568)

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Old 08-07-2005, 12:11 PM   #2
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Did u change the resolution while u were in windows. If so that is the reason why the screen remains black. (no drivers so the vid. card can't use high resolutions) This is not a custom build is it? Just go to the manufacturers website and get the drivers from there.
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Old 08-07-2005, 12:14 PM   #3
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Its a Time. I cant change the resolution. Its only at 640. Its gone black after installing those drivers.

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Bump, Anyone??

Please help me!!
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Old 08-08-2005, 03:30 AM   #5
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Disable onboard graphics and buy a new graphics card. That will fix the problem. There are cheap ones available for under $50:

PNY VCGFX52AWB Geforce FX5200 128MB DDR AGP 4X/8X Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814133144

It's a basic card but gets the job done. Uses DirectX 9.
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Old 08-08-2005, 04:11 AM   #6
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Its okay now, ive fixed it. I re-installed windows and it works now?!?

She wont buy a new graphics card, trust me!

lol

Thanks anyway!
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Its okay now, ive fixed it. I re-installed windows and it works now?!?

She wont buy a new graphics card, trust me!

lol

Thanks anyway!
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Yes if u reformatted the pc it should work. Just get the right drivers this time.
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