On Tue, 6 Jan 2004 16:41:37 -0000 In this world we created
"S.Boardman" wrote :
>[Apologies for the part repost]
>I recently replaced a faulty PSU on a Win XP PC, now has Win98 on it, with
>up-to-date drivers for the mobo (MSI KM2M Combo) and video. Could the PSU
>crash have affected the video card?
>It seems the video card (Asus V8170 DDR64 GeForce 4MX) is partly broken. The
>BIOS is set for 4x AGP. The windows 'display' Asus section says that there
>is no AGP, marked as 'off'. With dxdiag, I only have Directdraw test
>available. There is no AGP test (greyed out) and the test in between reports
>a 'generic failure'. Half Life and Quake 3 will work in OpenGL but not D3D,
>no other 3D game will work (no 3D hardware detected).
>I did try the Nvidia drivers, but it reported no Nvidia hardware. I used
>Direct 8.0, and then upgraded to 8.1. I know the card *used* to show 4x AGP
This is usually a sign that the updated AGP drivers have not installed
correclty.Use the originals that came on the mother board disk and or
some other updated versions.
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has a built in hidden registry fixer.It can detect and correct bad
AGP/Video entries if you go through it's D3D/OpenGL etc tabs as it
will popup and tell you if it finds something.
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