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post #1 of 17
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Well I installed the 163.11's and rebooted and my computer would not start untill I removed m shadow card (makes the slots go 8x 16x) and moved it to the 8x slot and it worked for awhile then I unistalled them and my computer wont boot now.

The video card is dead! from a driver update! how is that possible?! It was not overclocked or anything, it just up and quit on me because of a driver update, how does this happen...
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post #2 of 17
Are you sure the card is dead?.... check all conections, and try to clear cmos by unplugon your power cord and take out the battery of your mobo
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post #3 of 17
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It's in this computer right now, device manager does not see any new hardware.
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post #4 of 17
clear your drivers and uninstall them,remove the card and boot the comp with another one in, if that card works then remove it and put the "dead" one in. If the dead one is still dead then well i guess ur out of of luck.
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post #5 of 17
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I don't have another one.
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post #6 of 17
Well there is always the "bright side" with xfx you do have the lifetime warranty. Sorry to hear about your card, does the fan spin still? Do you get a picture when you have the card plugged in just bios or anything?
    
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post #7 of 17
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I use a vf900 so Yeah it spins, cuz it's plugged into the board

no image at all
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post #8 of 17
Kinda weird cause I just had the same thing happen but it was not my card it was the pci-e slot on my board. I plugged in another card and same thing, I pretty much hooked everything in my buddies rig to mine and still nothing leaving the board as the problem.
    
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post #9 of 17
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it's not the slot, even in a toataly different config it does not work.
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post #10 of 17
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okay I got a x1900gt to see and now it's saying it's a standard vga adapter and gives me this error

Quote:
Description:
Windows was able to successfully install device driver software, but the driver software encountered a problem when it tried to run. The problem code is 10.

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name:PnPDeviceProblemCode
Architecture:x86
Hardware Id:PCI\\VEN_1002&DEV_724B&SUBSYS_0B121002&REV_00
Setup class GUID:{4d36e968-e325-11ce-bfc1-08002be10318}
PnP problem code:0000000A
Driver name:vgapnp.sys
Driver version:6.0.6000.16386
Driver date:11-02-2006
OS Version:6.0.6000.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID:1033
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