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Video card cant play some games

I cant play micro flight sim x because it cant run it due to poor video driver

help plss any downlaods or upgrades

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  • swizzy Feb 07, 2008

    can i not buy a new video card 4 the com



    would dat work

  • swizzy Feb 08, 2008

    thank you mate. i might as well get a new laptop a more up to date 1



    any recommendations baring in mind im a student and got a poor mans budget lol



    £300-400

  • swizzy Feb 08, 2008

    cool yeah ive been told dat dell are good too. thanx mate owe u 1 if u are ever in london u got a friend

  • Mike Jurney May 11, 2010

    This is just a guess but are you running vista with a geforce card?

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Sorry I just noticed the specs for your comp are in the thread title. These laptops are far too old to play any games that were made in the last 5 years well.

I don't belie there is any fix for this problem and support for this product ended years ago. Sorry but that laptop is just too old to do what you are asking of it.

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  • Mike Jurney Feb 07, 2008

    Sorry but to my knowledge the video card in that model isn't changeable.



    Even so it's not just the Video card thats causing the problem. You also need to be running win xp/vista. with twice the RAM that that model comes with (i'm assuming you havn't upgraded the ram, and its still at 128mb).you need at very least 256MB



    Of course even then you still have a processor that is about 200mhz to slow to play this game. I would reccomend a slightly less intensive (hardwarewise) flight sim, as you should be really close to able to run it.



    The only other thing I could think of, would be to upgrade to windows xp, which then you may be able to get the game to run. But the frame rate would probably be to low for you to have any fun with.



    GOOD LUCK!

  • Mike Jurney Feb 08, 2008

    Because I live in the U.S. it's hard for me to recomend one in your price range. However I can say that "Dell" makes very cheap laptops. It's VERY risky to order a laptop internationally though.



    For a student I would reccomend any odel of dells VOSTRO. Any model of this pc will play the game you mentioned in your original post. There are several models to meet you needs starting at $400 (I believe about 350 your money).



    I'm not trying to advertise for dell or anything. This just is the cheapest commercially available laptop to do what your asking. Available internationally.

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