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Why is Device Manager lying to me about the last driver version for my graphics card?

Q: Why is Device Manager lying to me about the last driver version for my graphics card?

I was updating my graphics card drivers for my graphic card PNY GEFORCE GTX 660 and went to device manager, I used ?automatically search for new driver? and a dialog box appeared "Windows has determined that the driver is up to date".
Yet, I went to Nvidia website and did a driver update. I checked again Device manager for my display adapter and the new driver was TWO MONTHS NEWER.
I wonder why that happens.

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cheers

A:my graphics card not listed in device manager

  
Quote: Originally Posted by fred54321


im useing a old graphics card leadtek myvivo winfast a280 agp 8x 128mb right its not listed in device manager its useing standard vga graphics adapter when i run drivers through leadtek site it says cannot find product but when i start up pc before windows loads it states leadtek graphics card and bios etc im useing windowes 7 ultimate 64bit
cheers


You may be able to use a vista driver if you install it in compatibility mode. to do that right click the installer>properties>choose OS
Ken

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cheers

A:no graphics card listed in device manager

Hello !!

You might wanna post it in Windows 7 Forums there you might find someone who is expert in this area. Also check this website to see if this card works with Windows 7 Windows 7 Compatibility: Software Programs & Hardware Devices: Find Updates, Drivers, & Downloads

Good Luck,
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A:Graphics card not showing in device manager

Hi,

When you switch the PC on, is the fan on the graphics card spinning?

You may want to try re-seating it.

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A:Graphics card dissapeared from device manager..

Have you isolated the problem yet? By which I mean have you tried replacing that video card with one you know is good? If so did that video card work?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/graphics-card-dissapeared-from-device-manager.298591/
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A:how to make device manager detect my graphics card?

Try using Driver Robot or Driver Pack solution 13 Search on google.

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A:How Do I Uodate My Graphics Card Driver To A Newer Available Version?

just run the setup file.

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i don't as i'm lazy...it's up to you.

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A:BSOD Caused Graphics Card to disappear from Device Manager

I'm having the same sort of problem mate, can't seem to find a solution either, but check out my thread anyway it could help.

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A:Graphics Card in Device Manager showing with Caution? ! in a triangle

Hi there ... Try Installing the Driver for the GPU ... From the Lenovo website

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A:my nvidia graphics card will not show up in device manager anymore

So when you took it to these computer repair people, iit worked? Cause to me it sounds like it overheated and might have burned out. Download SIW. Open it up and check in the hardware section. Its the most accurate free program I've ever used. There should be a section for GPU (graphic processing unit).

Let us kknow if its there,
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A:[SOLVED] Device Manager doesn't recognise graphics card

What is the make and model# of the computer? Go to the manufacturers support/download drivers site and type in your make and model# and download the Chipset, Audio, and Video driver for your model.

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The screen was low resolution but i changed this and its fine now. But none of my other games work, and when i went back on my device manager, i could not find my graphics card. Just something called Standard VGA Graphics adapter. I have tried uninstalling this but everytime i start up my laptop it automatically reinstalls it. And my old graphics card aparently doesn't exist anymore, can anyone help?

Im running 32bit Home Basic, My graphics card was an SiS Mirage 3. Anything else you guys need, just reply or drop me an email

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A:Help is badly needed! Cant find my graphics card on device manager.

Hello Lewis, and welcome to Seven Forums.

When you uninstalled the device, you actually only uninstalled the driver for the device instead. Vista then assigned a generic driver for your graphics card since it (hardware) is still installed on the computer. This is why you now see Standard VGA Graphics adapter instead.

Installing the latest video driver will change this and have the proper graphics adapter name listed in Device Manager afterwards.

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A:Can't install ANY video card driver, it says "not enough resources" in device manager

Hey man

Hey...

Lol, this comes from runnig a Ati card on a Nvidia nForce chipset! no just kidding ...
Anyway seems like you screwed windows up beyond recognition :blackeye: ....]
There is an easy solution and a difficult one..
The easiest way to fix your problem and establish if you don't have any other combinations of problems is:
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6) If the display card works on another pc you have a compatibility issue (very nasty) on your hands, take it to a pc vendor near you to sort it out.

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A:Updating device driver through Device Manager

usually if I don't have the disk, I just go to http://www.pcidatabase.com/ and find it there...about the only time that site has let me down was an ancient dell lapper with some archaic sound driver.
 

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Problem signature:
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Locale ID: 1079
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BCP3: C000009A
BCP4: 00000004
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Product: 256_1
 

 
 

A:I can't install new version of graphics driver.

Where are you getting the new driver from?
 
System manufacturer and model...or motherboard/graphics card manufacturer and model if non-OEM (Dell, Lenovo, etc.) system.
 
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A:I can't install new version of graphics driver

this sounds more like a hardware fault than a driver issue. differences between drive versions is the difference between games playing and not playing.
And the fact that the new drivers wont install highlight this further.

download msi afterburner and kombuster and stress test your gpu, then download prime 95 and test your cpu and ram. if your getting consistent lockups with the tests im affraid its something that will cost you money!

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Hi there,

I was wondering if you could help me i have and nvidia 750i platinum chipset which uses these nforce drivers to control stuff like your raid and ethernet.but for tje life of me my adapter has dissaperaed into thin ait its built in to the mobo right but it won't show up in device manager or network connections .
I am confused because the green light on the adapter means its on but it doesnt recognise it as software could this be an update problem or because ive updated my bios please help my email address is REMOVED

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A:Graphics chip does not show up in Device Manager?

Your email address got removed, because if u get threatening emails from someone, your parents can sue vista forums, because u publicly posted your email address on the internet (everyone, including pedophiles can view ur email address).

Or in the device manager, right click the system devices section, and click scan for hardware changes (feel free to do the same with all of the other sections just to make sure we dont miss anything).

If that doesnt work then,

Look for the chipset drivers and reinstall them.

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Are you able to switch to the high performance GPU by right-clicking on an unused place on the desktop? -erico

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But I cant seem to remove the old driver to update it, and I know this is incorrect, but should I just install the new one?

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A:OEM installed ATI Graphics Card Version

Hi missaaliyah

YES, this will over write the old drivers.

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/25546-oem-installed-ati-graphics-card-version.html
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/device-manager-doesnt-show-amd-radeon-graphics.217742/
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A:Unable to update graphics drivers from device manager

Hi Alex.

Is this for the laptop in your specs? If so, you should get the graphics drivers from HP, rather than directly from AMD. They may install better that way. Usually with a laptop, the OEM drivers are the best fit because manufacturers often put little tweaks into the hardware, and the manufacturer's drivers account for that. I learned that the hard way with my Toshiba laptop.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/328832-unable-update-graphics-drivers-device-manager.html
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A:Radeon 7000 Graphics Card (PCI Version)

You explained your problem in a pretty vague way, so the only thing I can tell you right at the moment is to make sure your drivers are all updated. Radeons are reknowned for having driver problems. The *******s! Although I think the latest Radeon drivers clear up alot of the problems.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/radeon-7000-graphics-card-pci-version.92410/
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Hi, I'm a bit confused by "The issue is that windows, and intel both say that my drivers are up to date." and then mention 2newest drivers from intel, it says they are version 15.33.42.4358."

My interpretation is:
Windows insists on you having vn 10.18.10.4276, but there is a later version available from Intel. If you install the later version, Windows replaces it with vn 10.18.10.4276.

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This lets you disable particular updates:
Windows Updates - Hide or Show in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
Use this to hide the update you don't want, then apply the driver update.

This turns off all driver updates (not really what you want to do)
Device Driver Automatic Installation - Turn On or Off in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

http://www.tenforums.com/graphic-cards/39153-graphics-card-not-updating-newest-version.html
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Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

You might want to check whether you downloaded the 64-bit version of the graphics driver instead of the 32-bit one. It's an easy mistake to make as I know only too well, having done it myself in the past.

As for your chipset drivers, it won't hurt to get the latest ones for the 32-bit version of Windows 7.

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/189429-nvidia-graphics-driver-not-compatible-version-windows.html
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8 Windows 7*
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4 Windows*95/98/98SE/Me or Windows NT* 4.0

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12 7.x
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/intel-and-nvidia-graphics-driver-version-numbering.964240/
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I shouldn't worry too much about Windows installing drivers for the VGA adapter.

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A:No One Lives Forever 2 - PC Version. Problem with graphics card.

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A:Device manager shows "Unknown Device" on reinstallation of driver

Please fill your system specs to get help efficiently.
What is your computer make/model?

http://www.eightforums.com/drivers-hardware/9796-device-manager-shows-unknown-device-reinstallation-driver.html
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A:Driver issues in Device Manager

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http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19681709
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A:Card not found in Device Manager

Hate to say it, but it sounds like you have a bad video card.

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/57894-card-not-found-device-manager.html
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A:extra NVidia driver in Device manager

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A:Device Manager Driver Issue/Cleanup

The Device Manager will only show devices that are installed on the computer. There is no unnecessary junk. The keyboard will be listed in the Device Manager as an HID Keyboard. If you are having problems, download an updated driver from their site. If that fails, contact their support team. in the link below.
Razer Support

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f320/device-manager-driver-issue-cleanup-693566.html
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A:How to tame Device Manager and USB driver problem?

Please download and install Speccy to provide us with information about your computer.
 
When Speccy opens you will see a screen similar to the one below.
 

 
Click on File, and then click on Publish Snapshot.
 
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The following screen will appear, click on Copy to Clipboard.
 

 
In your next post right click in the Reply to Topic box, then right click and then click on Paste.  This will load a link to the Speccy log.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/506429/how-to-tame-device-manager-and-usb-driver-problem/
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A:TCPIP driver missing from Device Manager?

TCP/IP Protocol Driver should be under the Non Plug and Play devices. First you have to choose Show hidden devices in Device Manager, from the View menu.
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A:How do i correct these driver errors in my Device Manager

Regarding issue 1, install the chipset drivers from your computer manufacturers web site.

I personally do not recommend using tune-up or tweaking tools.

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A:Graphics device driver issues

Have you tried rolling back to the older drivers that were working OK? I'm dubious that there is anything to be gained by installing the latest drivers on a really old system. You've had a lot of use out of this machine so if the graphics are shot maybe it's time to look for a new laptop?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/graphics-device-driver-issues.208500/
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Hello Rocky I am assuming you have done the drivers for those ports but if not download them again

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Hi and Welcome to TSF!

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A:Deleted Display driver in Device manager need it back

  
Quote: Originally Posted by OriginalMcBlood


I hope it is not something as simple as scan for hardware changes and then update drivers because it just occurred to me that I did not try that


Hi,

It could very well be just as you stated above - first port of call is to perform a Windows Update, which will attempt to download and install a Microsoft-signed driver for your display card.

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A:Graphic Card dissapears from Device Manager

If it were me, I'd do the following:
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/graphic-card-dissapears-from-device-manager.610494/
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A:wireless card does not show up in device manager

sounds like the driver is not installed
It should be in Device manager under Network Adapters

do you have any ? ! or X anywhere in device manager ?

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Hi jczika and welcome to the forums

I have had a look at the manual for you motherboard because I thought that it might have something to do with on-board graphics - I discovered that this board doesn't have this feature. However, I found the following pertaining to graphics cards and CrossFire.

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Assuming you have put in the chipset drivers first, then that is rather odd. Maybe the video card is shot.

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Card name: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 Black Edition
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Did you connect the SLI bridge between the two cards?

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I have a Dell Inspiron laptop running on Windows Vista SP A few days ago I suddenly could not access the internet from that laptop I checked the network working & not Card Device Manager Network connections and found that it Device Manager & Network Card not working could not detect the network although I could still use my other laptop to access the internet Thinking that it s a problem with the network card I decided to check the Device Manager only to find that it was not working I can access the device manager s main page seeing the list of all devices but I cannot do anything there Whenever I select a device and attempt to view its properties the device manager becomes unresponsive It doesn t hang but just refuses to show me any useful information Neither can I perform any action on the devices as well disable etc I have not encountered anything like this before and trawling the net doesnt seem to bring up any examples of people meeting this problem Can anyone Device Manager & Network Card not working here help please Oh by the way I just want to add that I don t reckon it s a malware issue coz all other signs of the laptop are fine like booting up running and CPU activity on task manager Any help much appreciated

A:Device Manager & Network Card not working

Did you try system restore?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/387591/device-manager-network-card-not-working/
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Hi all My first post here and unfortunately I'm posting because I've stumbled right into not in Second Manager detected Device video card some technical issues with this fresh desktop build First off comp specs so Second video card not detected in Device Manager we know what we're dealing with MOBO ECS P H-A Black Edition CPU Intel i PSU BFG W Graphics Card POWERCOLOR AX two of them OS Vista Home Premium x I have everything hooked up properly and can verify both PCI-E slots are working and both video cards are working as I've tested them all separately I'm using the latest CCC and drivers available I initially hooked up just one card then loaded Windows and it detected it just fine so I installed the drivers Everything was just fine so I shut down and installed the second GPU and hooked it up and attached both Crossfire bridges to the two cards Nothing I have done since will cause the card to show up I tried removing the bridges and rebooting also to no avail Any help is appreciated and I can give more details if necessary just ask specifically please Thanks in advance I should note that the first card works like a charm but the second one is the card that will goes undetected

A:Second video card not detected in Device Manager

Are both cards detected individually if you only use them one at a time in the first slot?

http://www.vistax64.com/graphic-cards/250588-second-video-card-not-detected-device-manager.html
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WTF happened? ) Could someone help me please? I got a little confused by it.

A:Device manager showing up the wrong card.

I have gtx 770 but my device manager lists it as a gtx 660. How did this happen? I'm trying to update my GPU since I reinstalled it. Now this happened. What should I do?

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HI
i just bought a new laptop (lenovo g500 freedos) and installed windows7 ultimate on it.
i installed the drivers from the cd that came with the laptop and everything works great...except for the graphic card...i cant find it on the device manager...the card is amd radeon hd 8750m...what can i do?
thank you

A:can't find my graphic card on the device manager

Welcome to Seven Forums GUY6421. Your laptop has switchable graphics. Between the intel HD 4000 and the discrete hd 8750m. It looks like the power plan determines what GPU(s) are listed:






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When in Energy Savings mode, only the low-power integrated graphics adapter will be listed in Device Manager. When in High-Performance mode, the integrated and discrete graphics adapter will be listed in Device Manager.


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My wlan card has been dodgy recently disconnecting and reconnecing but now does not work at all It is no longer shown in device manager I installed the drivers for it from the disc that came with it and ones from the internet but no luck from what I ve read online it says my laptop advent - ancient i know came with the Ralink RT USB Wireless It also keeps popping up quot this device can perform faster is you connect to a high speed Device Manager not shown card WLAN in port quot I took off the casing to have a look at it and I can t see any dodgy wires or connections unless its somewhere I can t see or get to I just took it out and put it back in but no luck I can still get on through wired LAN but live in shared accomodation and it s a bit inconvenient when I m trying to work Oh and there s no router problems as my phone and housemates laptops connect fine nbsp

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Hello Everyone,

I have a Compaq Presario F553US running Windows 7 Home Premium 32 Bit, I just installed a new copy of the OS so I know this is not virus related. I cannot get my wirless card to be detected in the device manager. I downloaded the drivers and HP Wirless Assistant and still nothing. So I thought maybe the wirless card was bad and replaced it with a new card. But still nothing, I even checked the BIOS to make sure that the wirless was enable and it was.

So now I have no idea was this suddenly stop working, the light on the front (next to the wireless switch) is an orange color instead of blue. Do anyone have any ideas on how to resolve this problem.

Thanks
Jim
 

A:Wirless Card Not lIsted in device manager

I've seen a number of laptops where the built-in wireless device stopped working and had to be replaced with an external USB wireless adapter. It sounds like you have the same problem.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/wirless-card-not-listed-in-device-manager.1028142/
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My apologies if this is not the right forum I have a Toshiba Satellite C S with Windows Home Premium -bit The laptop comes with a Manager Device longer in showing no card LAN Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller LAN connection The LAN card worked LAN card no longer showing in Device Manager fine for about months and then suddenly stopped working last week Not only that it disappeared from Device Manager too I can connect to the Internet through wireless but prefer the ethernet connection Here s what I have done so far to try to solve the problem Run virus and rootkit scans - no problems found Downloaded the Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller driver from the Toshiba website and tried to install it - the file unzips and begins to install and then just disappears like it can t find any device to install itself on Disabled and re-enabled the LAN card in BIOS Reset BIOS to factory settings Selected quot Show Hidden Devices quot in Device Manager selected the Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller uninstalled and rebooted to see if the card would reinstall -- it didn t and now it doesn t even show up in Device Manager when I select quot Show Hidden Devices quot - I tried installing the driver again after this got same result as above Using NirSoft NetworkInterfacesView I can see the Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller - it has a red light and the status is quot hardware disconnected quot I m beginning to think the card has either become physically disconnected or has gone bad Any help or advice will be much appreciated nbsp