IE and Nvidia

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by maffew, Apr 19, 2005.

  1. maffew

    maffew OSNN Junior Addict

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    Hi everyone,

    My computers been acting up a bit lately. First of all IE cant install any Active X controls (im running xp pro sp2). When the pop up comes up, I press install but nothing happens.

    And secondly I cant install and drivers for my video card. Im sure I downloaded the right one and when I go to install it, it says "no video card that is supported was found on your system". I checked device manager and sure enough its there, but beside the name of the card it says:
    "(Microsoft Corperation)". Before I formatted it didnt say this and I could install drivers.

    Thanks


    Screenie:

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    Windows XP Pro SP2
    Nvidia Riva TNT2 Model 64 Pro
     
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2005
  2. zeke_mo

    zeke_mo (value not set) Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Icky!!!!! You must have used the windows upate. I would download Omega drivers from here http://www.omegadrivers.net/ They are the most flexible drivers around. Also, where did you get your card from?
     
  3. Goatman

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  4. maffew

    maffew OSNN Junior Addict

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    I managed to install the omega drivers. I just have 2 more questions:

    Why does my screen go black for a few seconds when I want to edit the driver settings?

    Do I need all those services starting at bootup for the driver to work right?

    Thanks for your help
     
  5. zeke_mo

    zeke_mo (value not set) Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    No, you dont need the services. They even cause slow shutdown. I would disable them if you need it be. Try installing drivers for your monitor. The black screen you are talking is windows GUI resetting to your graphical changes(correct me if I am wrong). Its normal for it to do that
     
  6. maffew

    maffew OSNN Junior Addict

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    Thanks,
    Just so happens that I have the cd that came with my monitor right here.
    That solves the driver problem. :)

    Anyone have any ideas why I cant install any active x controls in IE SP2?
     
  7. maffew

    maffew OSNN Junior Addict

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