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B-K

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Hey, I just reinstalled windows on my computer and I think there is a problem with the graphic card. I think it's a NVIDIA but the automatic detection thing on their website couldn't find anything.

In the device manager I see 2 yellow questionmarks.
1 for an ethernet controller (my internet works just fine..?)
and 1 for a video controller (VGA compitable)

I did some googling for tips and came to the following:
I downloaded GPU-Z or something that should detect it but it doesn't.

Thanks in advance

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Edited by B-K, 17 May 2011 - 07:23 AM.

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Hi B-K
You need to provide information about your computer, this includes is it
a laptop or desktop, is it a custom build or brand name such as Dell or HP
and if it is provide the model name or series number.

In the device manager I see 2 yellow questionmarks.


1 for an ethernet controller (my internet works just fine..?)

Are you connecting to the internet by way of a wireless device?

and 1 for a video controller (VGA compitable

Does your computer have an integrated video chip on the MB + an add on video card?

The 2 exclamation marks may both be resolved by simply installing drivers for them,
let us know what your computer details are and we can take it from there.
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Hey,
It's a custom built PC with windows XP sp2.
I connect to the internet just by a cable. I have a LAN and a 1394 connection, this all works fine.
The graphic card is plugged in to the motherboard. I used the MB disc to install drivers for the internet etc. but that doesn't help for the graphic card. The graphic card says ASUS on it as well.

Thanks very much.

Edited by B-K, 17 May 2011 - 10:24 AM.

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It's a custom built PC with windows XP sp2.

Support for XP SP2 ended on July 13, 2010 update to SP3 now and it may automatically resolve both issues.
Download and run Speccy from http://www.piriform.com/speccy this will give you information
on your computer hardware and OS etc, post a screenshot with your next reply.

I used the MB disc to install drivers for the internet etc. but that doesn't help for the graphic card

In the Device Manager right click on the device then update the driver.
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Great! After the installation of SP3 I could find the drivers. Turns out I have a NVIDIA card indeed, and it found a wireless adapter as well.
Thanks for helping!
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No worries B-K I am happy I was able to help :)
Thanks for posting the solution so that it may help others in the future :unsure:
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