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Old 07-24-2013, 05:22 PM   #1
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I am installing a gigabyte geforce n210 video card (PCIe)with 1gb memory into my computer:I disabled the onboard video removed all video drivers, Installed the video card
in the pcie 16 slot in the motherboard , after booting the computer I installed the video card drivers from the supplied disk. Rebooted as instructed , after rebooted it showed the video card as installed and windows comes up, but when i go and use any program , the computer either just crawls along or freezes up, if not immediately but soon after. when a uninstalled it,reset onboard video,booted , the computer booted and ran perfectly: Tried this a few times- but always the same result ( the new video card just slows down or freezes the computer : Any suggestions ( my computer specs: MSI 7268 motherboard 2 GB memory AMD Athlon 64 3000+ CPU onboard video set at 128MHZ. 160 gb Hard drive 2 dvd burners windows xp sp3 , fully upgraded)

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Old 07-24-2013, 06:37 PM   #2
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Default Re: video card problem?

Get the latest drivers from Nvidia's site and specify the OS you're running... that sounds like your drivers are causing issues, not the card.

Personally, I would install the card, then go to the site and use their "Find my driver" option to get the most appropriate software package.

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So I ask you, what do you intend to do now?
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Old 07-24-2013, 11:29 PM   #3
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You always install the drivers first then shut down and install the card. This forces windows to see the device and finish loading the driver system.
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