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I have a dell dimesnsion 3100. I recerntly had to

I have a dell dimesnsion 3100. I recerntly had to reboot my computer with my xp cd but it erased everything i had on it. I use to have the ati 9250 series video card in it enable to play 3d games on it. Any suggestions where i can go and get the orginal video card on it, not sure what was in the motherboard.

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  • Brandon Duncan
    Brandon Duncan Jun 26, 2009

    i have the same 9250 pci video card from ati but I went to there support site and downloaded the file i needed it but when i ran setup it said something about having to many charcters in the name (95)

  • Brandon Duncan
    Brandon Duncan Jun 26, 2009

    xp version

  • Brandon Duncan
    Brandon Duncan Jun 26, 2009

    do you mean for the default video card or the one i tried downloading before

  • Brandon Duncan
    Brandon Duncan Jun 26, 2009

    if i could i would like to use the ati card on it cause i have this one particular game and it said something about a 3D expassion needed and I am sure that the ati would wrok

  • Brandon Duncan
    Brandon Duncan Jun 26, 2009

    yeah it did work man. Thank you so much for your help. You know your stuff.

  • Brandon Duncan
    Brandon Duncan Jun 26, 2009

    yeah it did work. and again thanks. Since you know your graphic stuff pretty good. When i try to play this space shuttle demo game i have it says that GL_ARB-shadder_objects is not supported. I thought my ati card would help that. Any ideas bro?



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Are you still using that ATI card or are you wanting to use the onboard video card?

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    SladeR33d Jun 26, 2009

    what Operating system are u using?

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    SladeR33d Jun 26, 2009 try this one. make sure u uninstall your display device drivers before installing this new one.

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    SladeR33d Jun 26, 2009

    I think i confused myself here. lol

    You are wanting to get rid of the ATI video?
    And you are wanting to use the video that came on the board instead correct?

  • SladeR33d
    SladeR33d Jun 26, 2009

    then go to that link i sent you download the file, install it and you should be good to go from there

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    SladeR33d Jun 27, 2009

    check the settings on your video card and make sure all of the OpenGL settings are enabled



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