Installed New RAM, Now Have Display Problems (color)
I have a Dell Inspiron 530 with Windows XP. I just installed 1 GB of RAM into my dual-core processor, and when I rebooted the computer the display was tinted magenta (with no green). I connected the monitor - bypassing the video card - and had no color problems. (Of course, the computer would not boot until I reconnected the monitor correctly.)
I tried removing the new RAM and rebooting, and this did not solve the color problems. If you need more information about my system, please let me know.
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Re: Installed New RAM, Now Have Display Problems (color)
It appears something has happened with the video card or connector especially if it displays fine with the onboard video and original memory. Disconnect power and reinsert the video card into it's slot.
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If you're having trouble on display in your monitor,please check the following;
1. Check your CPU if its responding,booting or the power light indicator is running. 2. Check the video card slot pin if its align and clean,as well as the serial/com cable connected ion both ends. 3. Try to replace another video card, might the current attached is damage. 4. Check all cords and see if there's some intermittent lines neither need to replace new cord.
You might try setting the display adapter in the bios to PCI-X,
You could also try going into safe mode to see if you can install the new drivers and fix the problem.
Other than that you would need to stick the card in another computer and confirm whether it is functional.
I have the exact same card with Vista and had no issues, and have been very happy with it.
For windows to work, it needs the card's drivers to display properly. The bios will display, and the beginning of windows load messages will show, but then it switches to the installed display driver. Take the card out, and use the old display method, and load the drivers for the new card. Then set the screen resolution to 800x600 and the shutdown, and install the new card. The bootup should go correctly, and once the new drivers are in, then set the resolution desired.
If your video card is only 8MB i don't believe that meets the minimum requirements.
So you might not be able to play this game with your current video card.
Requirements: Operating System: Windows Vista, XP or 2000 CPU: 3.0 GHz P4, Dual Core 2.0 or AMD64X2 (or higher) RAM: 1 GB for XP / 2GB for Vista Disc Drive: DVD-ROM Drive Hard Drive: At least 7.5 GB of free space Video Card: Direct X 9 compatible (must be 256 MB or more with support for pixel shader 2.0) Sound Card: Direct X9.0c compatible