My PC has lost Graphics Card.

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Hi,

I am amazed what thing has stolen my graphics card. Actually, I have lost my graphics card in the device list, while it is still linked with the system and nothing has affected my device.

I was trying to update drivers from some PC solutions site, but instead of updating it, all went wrong.

Please help.

Thanks.

 

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Answered By 0 points N/A #130918

My PC has lost Graphics Card.

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Hi James63,

I know it can be very frustrating to encounter this problem. Imagine playing games or even browsing the web and some images or videos do not load. Let's do our best to determine what the cause of this issue is.

Sometimes, we just need to update your drivers in order to fix this.

Please follow the steps below:

  1. On Device Manager, the same window as the screenshot you submitted, right-click on the device with the yellow exclamation point. Choose the "Disable" option.
  2. After disabling the device, right click on it again then click "Enable."
  3. Check if the yellow exclamation point is still there.
  4. Do the same for all devices with a yellow exclamation point.
  5. If it still shows a yellow exclamation point. We will try to uninstall and then manually install it. Most likely the software is still there but is just not communicating with your hardware.
  6. Still on Device Manager, click on the Display adapter that you have to highlight it. Please remember the name of the device.
  7. Right-click on the device then click on Uninstall.
  8. Once you have it uninstalled, click on Action at the top of Device Manager.
  9. Choose Add Legacy Hardware. It will direct you to a wizard.
  10. Choose the option for "Install the hardware that I manually select from a list (Advanced)." Or, if you have the disk, you can use it to re-install the hardware.
  11. If you choose the manual option, just select the device from the list under Display Adapters.
  12. Continue with the wizard then click Finish.
  13. Once done, click on Action again then this time choose "Scan for Hardware changes." This should update the device manager.
  14. Check the device if it is showing up and there is no exclamation point.
  15. If in case the exclamation point is still there, it could be that you need to replace the display adapter. Usually it wears out if you use high-resolution games on your computer.
  16. You may also download drivers on the internet, but you have to have the specific device name.
  17. You can check on these sites for driver downloads:

I hope that this will solve your problem. As an additional information, you may try to get a video card that has higher quality than what you have.

Answered By 0 points N/A #130919

My PC has lost Graphics Card.

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First thing first that never try to install drivers or software, if those are not from manufacturers of from some authorized supplier. Also never get updates from Microsoft etc. for your hardware unless your manufacturer is Microsoft.

Now coming to the problem, so the simple answer is that you cannot lose your graphics as it is a hardware that can get disabled which you can fix easily.

Now do the following steps to fix it….

  •     Right click on Desktop

 

  •     Select Properties

 

  •     Select the “Settings” tab

 

  •     Select Advanced tab

 

  •     Select Properties tab

 

  •     Then select the Standard VGA driver


This will uninstall your VGA driver and will give you a clean slate. Now re-boot your system and go through this site to re-install for ATI drivers from this site >> www.ati.com

You can also download this software Driver Sweeper to remove traces of the driver. But remember that you are required to uninstall only the graphics drivers.

Download and install the latest graphics driver.

You can also use the Revo Uninstaller to uninstall any traces of all graphics drivers. Then manually delete any graphics files/folders you find.

Answered By 0 points N/A #130920

My PC has lost Graphics Card.

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Hi,

This issue due to the error installation of video Display adapter (VIA/S3G CLE266) and the “PCI simple communication controller.

To fix this kind of issue,

Check the model name of your motherboard

Example:

Motherboard model ASUS P5 GC-MX you type in the Google ASUS P5 GC-MX driver, 

Then the driver of motherboard will show.

  1. Then Download the driver of motherboard.
  2. After downloading install driver of video adapter.

You can download the VIA/S3G CLE266 in this site

NOTE:

Make sure the driver you’ve been download is compatible to your system.

Thank you hope its help

Regards jovhender

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