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Nvidia Graphics Card Not Detected! Help!


theduder

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Hello.  Can someone help?

 

A few weeks ago while playing FARCRY 3 my laptop started getting the BSOD.  It became more frequent so I decided to do a clean install of Windows 7 Premium 64bit.  After installing windows and the associated Alienware drivers disc my computer could not detect my discreet Nvidia GPU in the bios or device manager.  The drivers will not install since no hardware detected and I even opened the laptop case and tried to re-seat the card after watching a youtube video on how to do that so my card could be detected, no luck there.  Dell support in Mexico and India have not been able to help.  Is my graphics card fried?  The system diagnostics says everything else is ok and even the CPU and GPU fans are running fine.  Help me please.

 

 

Sytem Info.

 

System Manufacturer: Alienware
System Model: M17xR3
BIOS: InsydeH2O Version 1.0 A12
Processor: Intel® Core i7-2860QM CPU @ 2.50GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.5GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 8140MB RAM
Page File: 2757MB used, 13520MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7601.17514 32bit Unicode
 
Display Info.
 
Card name: Intel® HD Graphics 3000
Manufacturer: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Chip type: Intel® HD Graphics Family
DAC type: Internal
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_0126&SUBSYS_04901028&REV_09
Display Memory: 1696 MB
Dedicated Memory: 64 MB
Shared Memory: 1632 MB
Current Mode: 1920 x 1080 (32 bit) (59Hz)
Monitor Name: Generic PnP Monitor
Monitor Model: VS248
Monitor Id: ACI2498
Native Mode: 1920 x 1080(p) (60.000Hz)
Output Type: HDMI
Driver Name: igdumd64.dll,igd10umd64.dll,igd10umd64.dll,igdumd32,igd10umd32,igd10umd32
Driver File Version: 9.17.0010.2857 (English)
Driver Version: 9.3.0.0
DDI Version: 10.1
Driver Model: WDDM 1.1
 
 
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