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Hi,
You Can,t really shuffle Graphics cards Around where Laptops Are Concerned.
the individual manufacturers, want you to buy thier Products Only. hence so many different Socet/Board types.
you,ve gotta grin And Bear What you,ve Got unfortunately, check in the Bios settings, how much of your system memory, is designated to running graphics, Can sometimes be allocated More. That you have the latest video drivers installed for your Graphics Card/Chip.
And that you have Sufficient Memory/RAM installed on the laptop.
Alternative, is to sell And Buy upgraded Machine, Alienware recommended.

Mike @ compurepair.

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It should but if it doesn't contact your local computer store.

Posted on May 28, 2008

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The ATI Rage XL 8MB PCI video card is a very old and low power video card.

PCI graphics cards are not as fast as AGP graphics cards so if your motherboard has an AGP slot (it's the slot closest to the CPU and is usually coloured brown) then that would give you better performance.

These days AGP has been superceded by PCI-Express but since your motherboard does not have a PCI-Express slot then the best graphics card for it would be something like this one:

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Advent 6551 Laptop Specification CPU Intel Celeron Dual Core T1600 (1.66GHz) BIOS Phoenix BIOS. Press F2 to enter Chipset Intel GL40 Express Memory 1GB DDR2 PC2-6400 800MHz SODIMM (2 memory slots. Max 4GB) Hard Drive 160GB CD Drive DVD±RW Screen 17" Widescreen TFT (native resolution 1440x900) Video Card Integrated Intel GL40 Express Chipset Family Webcam Built in Sound Card Realtek ALC888 High Definition Audio Network Card Realtek 8139 / 810X (Onboard)
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1x DVI Battery U40-3S3700-B1Y1 (11.1v 3700mAh) Size 27.8 x 287 x 402mm (HxWxD) Weight 3.4kg Colour Black Made By F71IL1 * The eSATA port also doubles up as a 3rd USB port.

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Your laptop should have been supplied with a Utility CD which contains a copy of the user manual and all the drivers. There is also a copy of the drivers on the laptop itself, you can find it by browsing to the c:\applications\drivers folder. Finally you can download some of them from The Tech Guys website.
The Wireless LAN card uses a Ralink RT72 chipset so if you're struggling to find drivers then the "USB(RT257x/RT2671)" ones on the Ralink site should work - http://www.ralinktech.com/support.php.

Memory Upgrades This laptop has two memory slots. One slot is accessed by removing the cover underneath the laptop (see the "Bottom of Laptop" section below)

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Hi,

This sounds like a bad video driver update.

Restart the machine and repeatedly tap the F8 key. When you see the advanced boot menu appear choose safe mode.

You will see white text on screen that will stop on a system 32 driver, wait a minute and let it boot through.

Next, go do device manager and uninstall the display drivers or roll back the driver to a previous one.
Reboot the machine and it should boot into windows normally. You may have to reinstall the display drivers if they don't reinstall themselves.


Please post back if you need anymore help or advice.



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source: http://www.smksuperstore.com/product/P5KPLAM_SE-52785.aspx Note: I quickly checked Asus's website and the manual (
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Advent 9517 laptop


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So the question is back to you "Will it suit yor needs?" and if you are still in doubt pay extra for the one that you think will do the job, but remember - In 2 years time even the latest laptop will be old hat.

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So back to the question: "Will it suit your needs?"

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Laptop advent 9517


Try http://www1.medion.de/downloads/?lang=uk

and also

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this has most of the advent drivers

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