Is satellite A10 - possible to install the new graphics card?
I have a videocard Satelite A10, 2.2 Ghz, 712 MB of RAM, provided with your computer.
I just bought the Sims 2 and thought from the specifications that I would be able to play on my current card. However when I try to run it it gets to the intro screen and then hangs when it is ready to go into the Menu. My first impressions are that I don't have a pretty good graphics card.
I need a 32 MB T & L capable card so can someone confirm if this is why it would not work on the system.
If that's the case I'm looking to see if it is possible to install a new graphics card on the machine I want to play more games to date.
the map I'm looking at is Sapphire ATI Radeon 9600 XT 256 MB AGP8X graphics card. It will work on the machine and it is likely to solve my problem?
In General, it is not possible to change the graphics card in your laptop. This is because the graphics cell are generally not a component separated (as with a normal PC), but generally a specific graphic chip attached to the motherboard so make the graphics a part of the laptop.
At the same time, the graphics driver is normally a specially modified version will omit some of the more esoteric aspects of the normal driver to minimize the risk of overheating chip since it does not have its own cooling system. Given this, you will find probably than trying to load the latest graphic website manufacturers drivers (Nvidia, ATI, etc.) will not work, and you will therefore be limited to these pilots provided by Toshiba on their Web site.
In order to get your copy of the SIMS 2 to run you need to omit or reduce some of the graphics settings in the game itself, or alternatively, you can try to use some of the graphics third-party drivers that are written to provide some of the omitted features of the original notebook drivers. Note that if you do that there is no guarantee that they won't cause your overheating graphics chip, even if I used the ATI Omega drivers for some time now without any problems. You can get them: -.
When I use the "integrated" Vista, I can not install the new graphics driver (intel inside).
Whenever the error message: the driver is not validated by your system, please contact your producer.
So if I install a clean windows, so I can install the new graphics driver: S and I want to install because it is much more recently than the preinstalled :(
You can install this driver, but you need to use different installation procedure.
You must install it in the Device Manager.
Here, you can choose Advanced Setup, then choose don't search. I will choose the driver, then point to the driver files that you have stored on the HARD disk and complete the installation.
But note; I read here that the use of non-Toshiba drivers is always at your own risk
I have an old laptop, and I want to connect it to my HD TV. Problem with that is that I don't have an HDMI Port. I noticed on a similar question that you responded that it might be useful to consider the insertion of a new graphics card. As I have never opened a laptop before, I was wondering if it is fairly simple to do this, (as anyone who could do it) or if I'd rather pay someone to do it?
You can use something like this:
or Google "USB to HDMI" of many other and different price ranges. Don't forget to look at the comments of consumers before buying something like this. They all promise of greatness, but I'm sure few deliver.
I just bought the Skyrim game and want to play on an old PC. I don't know what product I'm looking, maybe a new diet, but also a graphics card.
Here are the details... hope this is enough information:
HP Pavilion A6403W
Intel (R) Pentium (r) Dual CPU
E2160 @ 1.80 GHz
1.80 GHz 1.87 GHz of RAM
Motherboard: Asus A8AE - THE
From what I read it is open 16-bit PCI location
All advice and/or the name of the specific product would be greatly appreciated.
Look over hererecommended system configuration. Your PC adapts to the minimum but not the recommended configuration. Even in this case, you'll need a big discrete video card and a new PSU power supply. If the game works even evil would then require more memory and a faster processor.
The adjacent slot on the PCI-E x 16slot must be vacant.
Tried the other recommendations. Looks like Nvidia tood on realtek... Yet when I click on says playback devices... NO AUDIO DEVICE IS INSTALLED
Installed a PCle Verto GeForce 210 PCI Express slot on the motherboard.
Windows Vista Edition Home Premium
Compaq Presario SR5000
UPDATE-uninstalled realtek and Nvidia now appears in reading... said devices his work... but not sound.
I have it!
You BIOS must be changed by self on "ENABLED" in the sound section of the Advanced tab. F10 on my pc to access the configuration of the system when the first light.
Installed a Zotac GT 740 profile down in my desktop PC graphics card HP Pavilion p6 - 2120t and now the PC does not start.
HP Pavilion p6 - 2120t CTO desktop PC
Intel Pentium CPU [email protected]
4.0 GB RAM
Intel HD Graphics Driver version Family: 220.127.116.111 dated 27/01/2011
Motherboard: IPISB-CU (Carmel2) (1 open PCI Express 16 expansion slot pins)
BIOS to Version 7.18
Windows 7 Home premium 64-bit w/service pack 1
Two monitors (VGA, 1 digital port 1)
Before installing the new graphics card, I replaced the power supply original 300w with a 400w power supply.
For starters, I disabled the onboard graphics in Device Manager. Then, I opened the case and installed the GT-740 in the open PCI Express slot. I made sure that the card was fully engaged in the slot.
I plugged both monitors to their connections voted on the new map.
When I tried to boot the PC, the digital monitor displays the screen HP (the one that indicates which key support to achieve the start menu) and then frozen. No other entries of key or mouse have been accepted.
The PC then sounds 4 short beeps (about 10 seconds between each beep) and then a long beep before turning off the signal to the screen.
Then, I removed the new graphics card on the PC that starts then. I have reactivated the original graphics drivers and the PC then worked normally.
Tried the above process two more times with the same results.
I then went into the start menu to look at the BIOS. The menu of the BIOS shows two options:
> Sources of boot UEFI
Windows Boot Manager
> Sources of boot legacy
ATAP I CD/DVD player
Network controller (Realtek PXE B06 D00)
PC using UEFI Boot Manager Windows boots normally
I have not tried Legacy Boot Sources because I don't know which one to choose.
I went to the HP site and looked for an update to the newest BIOS, but updating them is a rev version 7.16 while my PC shows my BIOS to version 7.18
I know that others have had a similar problem but I have not seen a solution that works for my PC.
Any advice would be welcome.
Thanks for your time.
Your PC isn't spec'd to run Windows 7 using the Windows Boot Manager. I expect to a UEFI-based graphics card likely to work on an HP PC that does not have a BIOS version 8.
The below listed OEM HP, graphics cards should work in your PC using a normal non - UEFI W7 and W8 installation.
I am owner of a HP Pavilion H8-1020 with a processor intel i7 - 2600 s Windows 7 and am trying to upgrade my Radeon hd 6570 to a Gigabyte AMD Radeon R9 280 OC. I improved my diet for a Corsair CX750 to meet the requirements of power and installed with number. After the installation of the new card, which as far as I can tell is well seated in the pci slot and correctly connected to the PSU, my computer does not start.
System powers on, all fans of begin to run including the fans on the new graphics card, but it does not begin the boot process, no entry is received at my monitors, no light on the keyboard, my OS starts loading, I can turn off the system without the delay that will flow normally. Then I reinstalled my old graphics card and the computer started as usual.
Now, assuming that the card is not DOA, which unfourtunatly I have no way to verify, and I'd like to see if it could be another problem before going through the process of restitution. I did some reading on the internet, which helped, but did not help for a technological neophyte like me. Now, I know a few things that could cause this problem but lack the necessary skills to determine what question is making me. What I've read, these could be possible questions:
1: my new graphics card is not compatible with my motherboard. It's something I know now that I should have checked before buying and something I should theoretically be able to do it now, but I am at a loss on how to do it. My card is compatible with my motherboard?
2 could be a BIOS problem. I updated my bios driver with the version provided by the HP site. I am running FRIEND 7.16 05/10/2011. And from what I've read it might have something to do with my bios to UEFI mode and I would need to go to a legacy mode so he can recognize a new device, is it true? I am extremely wary of messing with my BIOS settings for fear of bricking my system. How can I check my current BIOS settings are and what I should change and how would approach I change them? Will one of these changes affect my system if they are not what is not causing the problem?
In addition to these issues, anyone know any other matter which may be the cause of the problem that I should look for? Thanks for any help.
I can see why you are having problems with your new graphics card, and to get to the fast response that your motherboard is not compatible with the new graphics card that you have purchased. And here's why.
Your motherboard according to the page HP Pavilion HPE h8-1020 Desktop PC product specifications is the Carmel motherboard, which has the following expansion slots:
- A PCI Express x 16
- Three PCI Express x 1 connectors
- A PCI Express Mini Card x 1
As there is no version indicated for your PCI Express x 16 it slot means that it is version 1.
Now, your previous graphics card was a PCI Express 2.1 x 16, which means that it was version 2 and compatible with your PCI Express x 16 slot on your motherboard. However, the new card is PCI Express 3.0 and will not work in your motherboard due to a compatibility break. While the technology is supposed to be compatible there are many cases where it is not, and I'm afraid that you meet one of these cases.
I am offering an overclock.net article entitled: the final answer to the controversial compatibility of PCIe x 16 version. where your situation has been tested and examined.
I hope this helps. Have a great day and thank you for display on the HP Forums!
I got a HP Pavilion for a few years now and never updated my BIOS (not that I know well). I'm trying to install a new graphics (gtx 750ti) card and the computer does not recognize it. It shows the first screen, and then a black screen and a beep, then it crashes. Keyboard does not work, cannot get into the BIOS.
I tried everythign with current BIOS, boot legacy and ensuring that the Integrated GPU is disabled, and nothing works. I also did research on food, and but it is not terrible, it should work with this graphics card (the fan even spinning).
According to my research, the current BIOS is simply not recognize, and I need to update. My current version is: FRIEND 7.16, 05/10/2011
I navagate through the HP website and it said that the automatic update should update the BIOS for Windows 10, and it won't let me download all drivers (although the last BIOS update was 2011). I tried to enter the FRIEND's site and download it from there and it won't even install their drivers, it says that flash is not supported (probably for Windows 10).
If someone could give me an idea of how can I get a newer version of the BIOS for my motherboard, it would be much appreciated as I'm pretty sure that's the reason why the computer is not recognizing the new graphics card
The risk is that the video card is one that is for a newer PC with an EFI BIOS. That's why the empty card is not recognized.
If you use a card equipped with a switch on the virtual card allowing the use in legacy and uefi BIOS it will work with the BIOS of your PC.
Sapphire makes video cards that have this capability. Take a look at the catalogue. What you need is a PCIE x 16 card video with switchable legacy\uefi BIOS or legacy support, but not only UEFI.
You cannot change the type of BIOS that your PC has in the UEFI. It's a question of his being of a generation of diferent from the PC.
I need to install a new graphics card on a HP ProLiant ML310 Gen3 of v2 server as edge one is a failure.
Card - EVGA GeForce 8400 GS
During the installation startup BIOS hangs after the initial check (100% / no errors) and remains at a black screen indefinitely instead of forward to the ProLiant logo boot before windows.
Therefore, I am unable to enter the bios to enable the PCI 16 slot.
Before the system LED flashes red at this point.
Any help will be appreciated.
You can also ask your question on the Business - section ML servers HP Support Forum.
I bought a 240 r7 radeon graphics card to upgrade my hp dc5800 sff, it is running on the q33 chipset from intel.
How to install this new graphics card? I want to talk about the installation of the drivers, not the placement in the pc itself.
I read somewhere that I first need to uninstall the drivers from the chipset, q33 before putting the card in my pc, is it true? If Yes, how should I do it OK?
If not, can I just put it in the case, plug in my monitor inside and start the pc, then install the drivers from the disk?
It is very rare that the removal of the existing video driver is necessary before installing a new video card. Most video card manufacturers do not understand such a suggestion with instructions to install a new video card.
However, if you still believe that you must work Yes, so that you can go through the program and features Control Panel to remove the video driver only. You can also use Driversweeper to clean up the video driver. However, before removing the Chuck, make sure you have the original drivers downloaded to your desktop so that you don't have to hunt for him later if necessary.
The AMD R7 240 does not yet in your PC according to the level of brand, model and vBIOS in the graphics card. In addition, check power supply required for the 240 R7 which, from what I've read is 400 watts.
I'm sorry for stupid question, but I don't know what to do. I have the Satellite P500-12F.
I tried to download the new graphics drivers for the NVidia card, I went to the site of NVidia and downloaded a new driver, which dates back to December 2009, instead of mine, which is July 2009, however, when I try to install it, the system indicates that Joana does no hardware that is compatible with the new driver.
Could you tell me, what am I doing wrong? I could use any guidance as well. Thank you very much!
Why you try to use the nVidia display driver? These drivers are not pre-tested on the laptop and installation is at your own risk! In the worst case, you could destroy the graphics chip.
As Akuma written already using the latest drivers Toshiba because they are pre-tested.
Why you want to update the display driver? You are not satisfied?
Remember: never change a running system! ;)
I wanted to update my display driver, so I removed the 'old', but now I can not install new, when I start the Ati catalyst Wizard there is no display driver must be installed, I can only install the new installation manager. In addition, my graphics card has been recognized as HD 5145 by windows and is now recognized as HD 4500 Series.
How I can install the new drivers?
Why you wanted to update the display driver? Have you had any problems?
Well, I also put t know why you are not able to install the display driver, but where did you downloaded the current version? Toshiba page or the ATI site?
I recommend you to download the drivers of Toshiba page only because pilots are pre-tested by Toshiba.
What operating system is installed?
Usually, you can also install the drivers manually through the Device Manager. This is why open Device Manager, select the graphics card and choose update drivers. Then use advanced installation where you can choose the driver directory yourself.
I have a HP Pavilion m7500y PC running Windows XP. I would like to install a new video card to display on both monitors. Installing a video card is possible with this machine? The card I have has a VGA, HDMI and a DVI input connection. If possible, do I need anything special to install and use this card? Thank you for your help.
I wouldn't worry the food until the video card is selected. Decide if a new power supply is needed. Many new cards high power have a 'special' which will have all the power supplies. According to the map, adapters for power fittings may come with the card. A respected power supply name is Cosair, Antec, or Thermalake, but many are just as reliable at the best prices.
I have a Toshiba laptop Satellite A200 PSAE3E and on Vista, it tells me that my display driver is not updated (generic), even when I installed Toshiba Tempro it came.
So I downloaded the driver and will not install ATI Catalyst, in the installation process it stops and tells me that it could not detect the compatible hardware.
If someone knows a solution to this answer please problem.
It would be very interesting to know what model of laptop you have.
I mean I want to know the additional number: A200-xxx
What is the portable was really equipped with the ATI graphics card?
You should check this again because I assume there is no installed ATI chip
I have a toshiba Satellite A350D-10Y and I get some sounds of the sound system of the laptop, but a kind of Mermaid on the mother, accompanied by lights driver dvd, map emitte acoustics is two short beeps. I'm getting these two short beeps loops within a period of 5 seconds +-.
I downloaded a video for you, to listen to the sound emitted by the MB, in the end you can hear better because you get less noise from the cpu fan:
Feature of the motherboard: ATI external graphics card
Things I've done:
-Remove the battery and try to put on without it.
-Switch of RAM on the slot a RAM
-Clean cpu fan one its exhaust
-Change is the motherboard on a new
Now, the problem was taken up to, or is the processor or the external graphics card.
I think that the problem of the graphics card, because if these was a problem of the processor, I'd get the audio system of the laptop beeps and not a buzzer next to the MB.
Can anyone here help me?
From my point of few it of not possible to say what s wrong with the laptop without running certain diagnostic tests and check the part.
The often shorter and emits a beep when turning procedure appears due to the POST (power on self-test) failure.
This essential POST routine determines the available memory real quantity and checks for the presence of required hardware components.
In case one of the hardware components would be defective, the power on self test could not be transmitted correctly and the laptop would begin to create some beeps.
If you are sure that the modules of memory so that the card mother isn't affected, then one of the pieces referred to as CPU / GPU can be the troublemaker.
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