Graphics card and hardware acceleration

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Graphics' started by Matt Small, Sep 15, 2011.

  1. Matt Small

    Matt Small New Member

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    I just upgraded (clean installed) my system from Home Premium 32 bit to Professional 64 bit. While trying to get my digital cable to work, Windows Media Center is telling me I should get a graphics card that supports hardware acceleration. I was just using this card this morning prior to the reinstall, so I know it works. Any suggestions on how I can fix this. Note: I also have 4 GB memory installed, but only 3.25 is usable.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Matt Small

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    I updated my bios, so I now have the full 4.00 GB of memory but the hardware acceleration is still giving me problems.
     
  3. TechGoudy

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    Update the drivers for the graphic card and see if that works.
     
  4. Highwayman

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    sounds like a driver issue on supporting 32bit not 64bit, had similar issues in the past with DVB-T cards, with the solution usually being a new driver from manufacter's website... or replace with newer mode with support.
     
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  5. Matt Small

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    I ended up taking my newer graphics card in the other computer where the test worked, and switched it with the older card. The test passed and I switched the older card back in. Now all is working. Thanks for the help.
     
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    Update your bios or reinstall your all hardware parts or reinstall your os.
     
  7. Drew

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    Cool, Matt, glad you got it :thumbs_up: Had to be the hardware.

    Drew
     

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