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Blasted laptop problems

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by consciousnesscreates, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. consciousnesscreates

    consciousnesscreates Power Member

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    1 week I have been off the net as BT stopped my account as my Scrooge brother did not pay the bill He is even more poor than me. I been having internet withdrawal problems

    Now I got back I have laptop problemsagain with my Asus Nvidea graphics card conflicts with screen splitting and shuddering I keep doing a Windows restore but updates keep it going bad again and I cannot go past certain Windows updates. I have set Windows Update to ask for new installs now

    This net access is all I have too and I have been trying to get a major Iphone game going with all these probs


    Is it just a case of getting a newer graphics card to sort it out?
     
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  2. xcpks

    xcpks Junior Member

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    You probably won't be able to change the graphics card. They are usually integrated with the motherboard.

    Why not take it back where you bought it? Or is it a old one maybe?
     
  3. ijof9

    ijof9 Power Member

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    before you do that, press Ctrl+Shift+Escape, go to Processes (upper tab near Applications), click Show Processes From All Users and end them all, one by one. Some can't be ended, but when you're done, see if the problem persists, it just might be a bad software tool in the background.
     
  4. consciousnesscreates

    consciousnesscreates Power Member

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    Its a graphics card driver problem definite

    I was wondering if I could afford it at £400 max some laptops HP or Packard Bell?
    Some deals on at Currys
     
  5. GrizzlyAdams

    GrizzlyAdams Regular Member

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    I stole all three of my laptops when I was desperate.

    Not proud of it but it was easy to do.
     
  6. consciousnesscreates

    consciousnesscreates Power Member

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    Which one would yo get of these? HP or Packard Bell?
     
  7. Theodore

    Theodore Power Member

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    They are both the same brands to be honest, well made by the same people. HP means Hewlett Packard. Dont ask me why its like that theres no point trying understand multi million pound companies lol...
     
  8. SiLvi Street Rapper

    SiLvi Street Rapper Registered Member

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    turn off automatic updates and try reinstall the OS