Question about ASUS EN7900GT/2DHT/256M GeForce® 7900 GT, (256 MB) PCI Express Graphic Card

3 Answers

ASUS EN7950 GT 512MB .. pROBLEM!

Hi. My computer is Dell 8400 Dimension, windows XP. bought about a year and a half ago I bought a new card, ASUS EN7950 GT 512MB and tried to install it. I deleted my old VGA driver, (x300) and turned the computer off, plugged the new 7950gt (with auxilary power cables plugged), and turned my computer on. The moment when my computer was on, the monitor got pixilated, with green stripes and purple stripes. most of all, It WOULDN'T GO PAST THE xp loading bar. strange Changing green pattern appears and my computer goes blank, and that blue screen appears saying: something about nv4_disp how the device got stuck into an infinite loop and how the problem might be the hardware itself or the driver in charge of the hardware. I can't even get to setting up the drivers of 7950 cause it can't get to windows XP. I tried VGA and Safe mode, but it doesn't install there. I believe that somehow the drivers of my old ATI card isn't clearly deleted (but i deleted it using control panel and checked with device manager and it was gone) and was clashing with the new nvidia card.. Help please..

Posted by on

  • 3 more comments 
  • Problema Oct 10, 2007

    by the way my computer's psu is crappy 350w...
    maybe this is the problem. But not too sure.

  • Problema Oct 10, 2007

    you mean i should install my x300 and 7950gt drivers at the same time, when my computer's running on x300, then boot up then load the asus drivers and close the system and install the 7950gt and boot up? and then delete the x300 drivers?



     



    is in't it the psus problem? I heard that 7950gt needs at least 400w of powersupply... but i will try your idea.



    thanks for the kind reply



     

  • Problema Oct 10, 2007

    i cannot install the drivers for 7950gt while i'm using x300. It says that it cannot find the correct hardware for the driver...(it should say that cause i'm using x300 at the time of installation..)



    so it doesn't work.



    or am i following your instructions unclearly.  . .

  • Problema Oct 21, 2007

    my BIOS settings don't offer adjustments to  WGA and Plug and Play  settings...



    what should I do..



    should I just replace the card?

  • Problema Oct 21, 2007

    my BIOS doesn't offer adjustments to WGA and PLUG AND PLAY settings...



    what should I do...?



    (IS IT THE ONE THAT I GO INTO BY PRESSING F2 BEFORE LAUNCHING THE SYSTEM?)

×

Ad

3 Answers

Your PSU isn't the problem.  350W is more then enough to run the video card into windows... Windows isn't 3d accelerated meaning the video card can run in it without the video card's power supply intact. Like Beni said, go into your Bios and disable your old WGA and activate Plug and Play as your main. Hope you get this fixed :D

Posted on Oct 19, 2007

Ad
  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 1,006 Answers

U should go to the BIOS AND desable OLD WGA and PLUG AND PLAY must be ACTIVE ( yess )

Posted on Oct 11, 2007

  • arben pllana
    arben pllana Oct 11, 2007

    And try to install driver just from device menager  , do not use setup to install driver...



     



    Tell me if u got help?

×

Ad
  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Novelist:

    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.

    Champion:

    An expert who has answered 200 questions.

  • Expert
  • 231 Answers

Hi, I think you will need to run the Dell restore disk, install the orriginal drivers and use the dell system to bootup then load the drivers the ASUS drivers then close the system, install the new card and then bootup. on doing this there will be resident drivers for the new card and it should work fine, then delete the orriginal drivers.

Regards mistyman

Posted on Oct 10, 2007

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Reinstalled Windows XP on a Dell Dimension 8400 and The local area connection is not detected. Cannot seem to find drivers through Dell support


Dell Dimension 8400 PC"s use either Broadcom Extreme Ethernet controllers OR, on SOME models of the 8400 that do NOT have ON-board Ethernet connections, SMC Networks Ethernet Drivers. I've seen MANY a Dell Dimension.

Sep 11, 2013 | Dell Dimension 8400 PC Desktop

3 Answers

No sound on my dell 8400


Simply go to 'Start -> Control Panel -> Administrative tools -> Computer management -> Device manager'. Now find here 'Sound, video and game controllers', right-click on your sound device and select 'Properties'.

Now click 'Driver' tab and check that what driver is currently installed and it is working properly or not...

Update the audio driver now still the device says it is working properly because sometime the driver might be causing this problem.

Don't forget to restart you laptop after successfully installed new driver.

If any anonymous error/problem occurs in troubleshooting, get reliable support for Your laptop at http://www.vtechsquad.com/dell-support/

Jan 18, 2012 | Dell Dimension 8400 PC Desktop

1 Answer

My computer just stop to producing sound from speakers even the welcoming window xp sound,


Hi,

The audio driver might have been corrupted. You just need to download the appropriate audio driver for your motherboard. Go to the Device Manager and install all missing drivers for "Unknown Devices". Either connect to the internet or use the driver disc which came with your motherboard.

For those who doesn't know how to access Device Manager, please follow the steps below.

For Windows XP:
Start -> Run -> Type devmgmt.msc (in the box) -> Right click Unknown device -> Properties -> Driver tab -> Update driver

For Windows Vista and Windows 7
Start -> Type devmgmt.msc (in the start search box) -> Right click Unknown device -> Properties -> Driver tab -> Update driver

Hope this helps.

Aug 27, 2011 | Dell Dimension 8400 PC Desktop

1 Answer

I have a Dell Dimension 8400. The hard drive crashed so I went to the Dell website, entered my System Service Tag #, bought the reccomended "compatible" hard drive which is WD 1600AAJS 160 GB...


It will be easier if you will have it checked with any computer technician. They will normally charge a very minimal fee for this very common kind of problem.

Be sure to be there when he checked your computer, so he can also teach you about it.

Mar 02, 2017 | Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600AAJS 160...

2 Answers

My system says, (RAM) radon access memory low cpu intel (r) pentium 4 cpu, version 2.80 ghz. RAM 256 mb. What can I do to resolve this problem. Dell 4700 dimension


Windows XP requires a "bare-minimum" of 128MB of RAM, works "OK" with your 256MB of RAM, if you don't open too many programs at the same time, and if you close/re-open Internet Explorer about once an hour of usage.

But, Windows XP would be _much_ "happier" if you added 256MB or 512MB of RAM, because it is telling you ("available random access memory is low") that it is using all the RAM.

Add more RAM -- your computer will run much better.

Jun 15, 2010 | Dell Dimension 4700 PC Desktop

1 Answer

NVIDA 8400


I don't know if you have tried this yet, but here goes......
When the PC first powers up, hit the F2 or delete key to enter the setup page. See if there is a spot where you can disable the onboard graphics, then save the settings, reboot the PC, and see if this helps the problem. And there is always the chance that the graphics card is no good. And nothing but a return, and a new card will solve the problem.

Jul 09, 2009 | XFX GeForce 6800 GT, (256 MB) Graphic Card

2 Answers

Can't install WINDOWS.


Install the XP Pro first, install the necessary drivers etc. Then after that load the other disk for windows XP Home install it choose the drive to install the OS, install the necessary drivers etc. you will see two operating system while going to boot section of the computer.

Mar 11, 2009 | Dell Dimension 8400 PC Desktop

1 Answer

Can not upload windows


you can do recovery or else you can reformat your windows

Mar 04, 2009 | Dell Dimension 8400 Desktop P4 630 3G 1GB...

1 Answer

Card, Graphic, 128, X800, SE need to up grade the new high end


if you dont want to have to upgrade your power supply. your pc only has a 350w in it.
i would suggest the Nvidia 8800 GT if you dont have a budget or the 8800 GS if you dont want to spend too much.
both run 512mb and are superb for gaming. make sure you get some extra cooling in your pc so as not to overheat, these cards put out quite a bit of extra heat.
both are compatible with the dimension 8400.

Feb 25, 2009 | Dell RADEON X800SE, (128 MB) PCI Express...

2 Answers

Error reinstalling Windows XP on Dell Dimension 8400


Sounds to me like the hard drive is bad.Download some testsoftware that does not require windows and test it. 

http://www.seagate.com/www/en-us/support/downloads/

Jan 15, 2009 | Dell Dimension 8400 PC Desktop

Not finding what you are looking for?
ASUS EN7900GT/2DHT/256M GeForce® 7900 GT, (256 MB) PCI Express Graphic Card Logo

187 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top ASUS Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18424 Answers

Alun Cox

Level 3 Expert

2678 Answers

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

Are you an ASUS Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...