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Problems with #DLabs Wildcat


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PeterS

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Hi,
a friend has just given me his 3DLabs Wildcat VP800 VPU 256 MB card running 3.09 Bios and 3.01-0852 driver.
It seems quite good but often defaults to the windows default monitor settings as you get when you start in safe mode. A pop up window informs that the driver has ceased working properly and a reboot will restore it - which it does.
Also, it often hangs up and requires a reboot.
Is there anything you can do to help.
By the way, I am running XP Pro.
Regards and thank you,
Pete

Incidentally, I inadvertently posted this under 'Operating systems".

Edited by PeterS, 26 June 2010 - 06:29 PM.

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PeterS

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Is there any reason why this post is being ignored?
Does anybody have any idea about this problem?
Pete


Doh..........it is actually a VP880pro if that makes any difference.

Edited by PeterS, 10 July 2010 - 05:14 AM.

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Is there any reason why this post is being ignored?

It is most likely not being ignored. It probably got missed (it happens), or no-one knows the answer.

Off hand I would say there is a problem with the card or the driver.
Have you looked for another driver for the card?

That driver version is not on the list at 3Dlabs Certified Drivers

I would try another driver.
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As 123Runner says this driver is not on the list of certified 3D Labs Drivers,
but you can download it for free from here;

http://www.downloada...windows-xp.html
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PeterS

You can either try re-installing the 3.01-0852 driver because it could be corrupted or try another previous version.
Sometimes the latest driver is not always the best.
That is why we do not just recommend updating a driver unless it is to fix a particular issue.
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