hello i have a AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3600+ (2 CPUs), ~1.9GHz with onboard video.but it also has a nvidea 8800gt video card with dvi-hd ports on it 64 bitim trying to watch desktop on hdtv screen. when i update the driver for gt8800card it updates alright,but when i reboot it disables the nvidea 8800 gt card and only displays on the desktop screen.is there a way to get the video card to work. its vista program also.if i need to post more info please advise.thanks for any help.
uninstalled all nvidia drives rebooted and it reinstalled them but still didnt work.so i went in to bios disabled onboard display drive,rebooted and i got picture on hdtv but there is alot of lines running through the screen. could that be the result of a bad video card or something else. checked all connections good.thanks for all the help.
Time of this report: 10/23/2008, 05:18:33
Machine name: BRIAN-PC
Operating System: Windows Vista™ Home Premium (6.0, Build 6001) Service Pack 1 (6001.vistasp1_gdr.080917-1612)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: System manufacturer
System Model: System Product Name
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3600+ (2 CPUs), ~1.9GHz
Memory: 2046MB RAM
Page File: 954MB used, 3385MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 10
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 6.00.6001.18000 32bit Unicode
Display Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 2: No problems found.
Sound Tab 3: No problems found.
Input Tab: No problems found.
i have the video card connected to motherboard,then there is a p4 6 prong cable hooked up to the end of the video card. thats it.like i said i reboot and system comes up clear on tv for about 5 or so mins then freezes up or goes all fuzzy.
ya it only s one pci-e slot and yes the 6 pin power connecter is connected.and no i dont have another pc to test it in but im going to try and see if any friends have one.if not buy another pci-e card.thanks for your help.