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Q: Laptop Graphics card suddenly not detected

Hi,

I bought a laptop this time 2 years ago. Suddenly wile watching a hd film in bed my laptop over heated and then crashed. So I waited then booted up again and now my good graphics card is not working
It is not being detected in device manager at all. Does anyone know how to fix this?

some details on laptop and graphics card. cost me a good bita dosh so would like to get it fixed
Chassis & Display Vortex Series: 17.3" Matte Full HD LED Widescreen (1920x1080)
Processor (CPU) Intel® Core?i7 Quad Core Mobile Processor i7-3840QM (2.80GHz) 8MB
Memory (RAM) 32GB KINGSTON HYPER-X GENESIS 1600MHz SODIMM DDR3 (4 x 8GB)
Graphics Card AMD® Radeon® HD 7970M - 2GB DDR5 Video RAM - DirectX® 11

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A: Laptop Graphics card suddenly not detected

Ouch if the laptop over heats and shuts down and not recognized again it could actually be physical damage to the video card. Another way to test if the video card has completely failed is by plugging an external monitor into the display port on the laptop. It could connect via hdmi, vga, or possibly display port. If a picture appears on the monitor then it could possibly be software related if you dont see a picture the video card has failed for sure. If it has failed you will more than likely have to replace the motherboard. In rare chance the video card may not be intergrated to motherboard but I doubt it. If you know someone that could whats called (re-flow) the video card

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A:Onboard graphics detected not graphics card

Hi , The option is the one where the nvidia card and intel on-board are shown, and the BIOS should select the nvidia card as priority if it can, and has a choice.
It's sometimes known as 'Primary Video' & the option is called PEG.
Make sure you save the settings when you exit or they won't be changed from before.
 

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A:Graphics card fan suddenly loud

Hi, to me that is common in CPU and Laptop CPU fan, it just suddenly loosens and you either need to open it and clean it or buy a new one, it happen more often in Laptops, but u should also know that will also happen if its up-side-down.
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Hope that helps
 

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A:My Graphics card ( Nvidia ) suddenly disappeared !! help

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A:Graphics Card Suddenly Stopped Working?

Hi, transpark, and welcome to the forums.

Have you tried running the GPU-Z utility from http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/ to see what it reports about your card? It could be that your card overheated, or has over heated to a point of failure....

Instead of recovering (which would fix a software issue, but it seems as if there really is not a software issue), I would find someone who has an old card and borrow it to see if your card has simply died....

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A:Graphics card not detected

Also, when I go into system, for some reason it only detects 3.87 GB of RAM... I have 64 bit windows 7 <-- it only started happening since the new graphics card was installed.Click to expand...

That's probably because your onboard video is allocating some of it.
 

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A:Graphics Card Not Getting Detected ? [Need Help Pls]

Do you see two video cards (display adapters) in the control panel? Seriously, it would be odd for the motherboard to get damaged so that only the discrete video was bad...I would think if that got physically damaged the computer would refuse to boot up. I might suggest a reinstall of the operating system. I suspect software corruption resulting from the fall. You can also try to run a full UEFI diagnostic by tapping F2 as you power up. Let's make sure the hard drive is not damaged. What damage was done and what did you fix already? 

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A:New graphics card not detected, Help!

Bump? Sorry I'm not good with computers if there is any major info I missed let me know and I can get it for you. I appreciate any help immensely.
 

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A:Graphics card not detected

Go to device manager, right click the graphics adapter in question under display adapters, choose properties, details tab, change dropdown to hardware ids. Copy and paste what is there to here.

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A:My graphics card is not detected...

Whoa, why did you do all that? Flash the BIOS with "ASROCK Conroe Bios 1.83 (or newer)" and "Save and Exit" BIOS
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When i put the card in and insert the plug to the graphics card, my monitor would not detect the graphic and the screen would remain black.

Any Ideas? Thanx in advance
 

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You should select PEG display first. This may sound kinda dumb lol, but does your new card have a power connector on it (it may be a 4-pin normal connector, or the new PCI-E 6 pin connector)?

If so, check it out, also you might want to try to reset the BIOS.

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Hello @TheNikachu, Welcome to the HP Support Forums! It is a great place to find the help you need, from other users, HP experts and other support personnel. I understand that you are not seeing the integrated graphics chip, despite trying to install drivers. I am happy to help with this. When you check in device manager is there any entry at all for the graphics adapter? Is there anything showing up that is an unknown device?  If so try removing the unknown device and then scan for hardware changes, from within device manager. Let me know if it pull up the graphics adapter or not. If it does, then try using the HP Support Assistant, to find and install the correct driver. Please let me know how that works for you, and if it does resolve your issue, please mark this post as a solution. Kudos would also be appreciated.  

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A:No Graphics Card Detected

  
Quote: Originally Posted by duen


I read that I would first have to uninstall the "Standard VGA Graphics Adapter" in order to properly install the correct drivers, so I went ahead and did that.


No, you don't have to do that.








  
Quote: Originally Posted by duen


However, instead of listing the standard vga, now it just lists "n/a". No card shows up anywhere, really.


It will if you uninstalled the standard VGA driver.

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By any chance did you install the NVIDIA beta drivers? If so they are broken for the 8600GT right now (been documented EVERYWHERE)

The only way to fix it is to system restore back before the driver was installed OR a reinstall of Windows

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A:HELP!! Same problem as many. Graphics card wont be detected!!

  
Quote: Originally Posted by JoeyDynamite


SO i just upgraded from vista to Windows 7 on my Laptop and now my g.c. wont be read like alot of others. Ive tried going to nvidia and find a drive but none work. they keep saying there is no card that can be found and all that fun stuff so if any one can help me id appreciate it.

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Update//
Should I upgrade to Windows 10 in hope to fix this issue?
 
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A:Solved: New Graphics Card (GeForce 9600 GT) not being detected by PC

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This worked for me. See this thread: http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/781979-solved-device-cannot-find-enough.html

What part of the world are you in?
 

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A:Direct3D Acceleration disabled, Graphics Card not detected by Windows

  
Quote: Originally Posted by aceylone777


Hi, I've been having a bevy of issues with my computer ever since I restored it after getting a virus. After reinstalling W7, I've never been able to play a single video game on my computer (really defeating the purpose of an Alienware). When I try to run Unreal Tournament 2004, the error message reads CRITICAL ERROR: Please enable Direct3D acceleration. You can do this by starting dxdiag and enabling it in Display tab after installing DirectX 8.1b (or later) and latest drivers. Woohoo. So I went to dxdiag, and it says that DirectDraw Acce;, Direct3D Accel, and AGP Texture Accel are all disabled. I went to see what the graphics card is, because I forget...and Windows can't even tell me what card it is. I have no clue. Also, I can't even use the ethernet port on the computer to hard wire a internet connection; I have to use my wireless usb plug in from Netgear. Help, please!

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
Intel i7 Quad Core @ 1.73 GHz
4 GB ram
Unknown graphics card!


Sounds like you need a few drivers, beginning with the ethernet and graphics drivers.

I assume that an Alienware laptop has a service tag, like other Dell products. Take the tag information to support.dell.com. You'll end up here:

Drivers and Downloads | Dell [United States]

Switch the OS choice to Win 7 X64. Entering the Service Tag should cause only updates for your specific hardware to appear. (The M15X laptop appears to have been built using either AMD or nVidia graphics.)

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/228920-direct3d-acceleration-disabled-graphics-card-not-detected-windows.html
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A:BSOD and other graphical issues (Graphics card often not detected / dxgkrnl.sys)

Bump!

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f299/bsod-and-other-graphical-issues-graphics-card-often-not-detected-dxgkrnl-sys-948890.html
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A:GeForce Nvidia fx 5200 128mb graphics card, only 64 mb is detected?

I haven't looked up the specs on your card, but usually they are split in two ie 64 + 64 = 128Meg . Even though it's only one card.
I know my 512Meg Vid card does this. It reports two cards in Device Manager as 256M (even though it's only one card)

I don't know all the ins and outs, but I suppose it's faster doing it this way
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/geforce-nvidia-fx-5200-128mb-graphics-card-only-64-mb-is-detected.103723/
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A:Memory card is not getting detected in laptop

MerissaWalker said:





Have you tried it on other computers?Click to expand...

yes, even then it is not getting detected
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/memory-card-is-not-getting-detected-in-laptop.210753/
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A:No sound card detected on laptop

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Try these.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/no-sound-card-detected-on-laptop.714595/
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A:"An Nvidia graphics card was not detected in your system."

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A:My Laptop Does Not See My Graphics Card

Does not anyone know this ? Please help me.

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....



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or overlaod it

what can i do?


need help please
 

A:New graphics card for laptop?

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A:New Laptop Graphics Card

I think we have had at least half a dozen of this same thread already. Please! Don't think that you are somehow original! With 99% probability someone has asked your question before and you can find the answer by using the amazing "search" feature.

As a rule you cannot replace the graphics on laptops. Only some very special models have replaceable cards or PCI(-E) slots. Some docking stations have PCI(-E) slots too. I really doubt that your consumer laptop fits into any of these categories.
 

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A:Laptop Graphics Card?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-graphics-card.779582/
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A:laptop/graphics card help

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-graphics-card-help.804973/
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A:Graphics card for a new laptop.

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A:New Graphics card in laptop...?

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Abd17 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!Unlike desktop PCs, laptops do not use video "cards"; instead, they use video chips that are permanently attached to either video modules, or to the laptop system board.  These are not customer-replaceable parts.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-pci-graphics-card.803557/
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Hi Jacob and welcome to Vista Forums

Sorry, but you cannot upgrade the graphics capability of a laptop as the GPU is part of the motherboard.

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A:Graphics card for laptop

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/graphics-card-for-laptop.275059/
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A:Is it possible to change my laptop's graphics card?

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A:Can i change the graphics card from my laptop?

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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Can-i-change-the-graphics-card-from-my-laptop/td-p/5696553
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Hi

your card is outputting a refresh rate or monitor size that the screen cant handle, you need to start in safe mode and apply the lowest setting such as 640 x 480 or 800 x 600 and check the refresh rate is set to 70 hz,

then reboot and change the size back to a normal setting.

The other easier way is to start in safe mode and remove the card in device manager, then reboot and let windows reinstall it.
 

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First get rid of that email. If you dont, you will have so much spam, you will be able to get rich selling it by the pound.

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A:repairing a laptop graphics card

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 HelloI'm sorry to disturbI am using Google TranslatorBurned my laptop graphics cardModel hp dv7 3067clModel graphics cardATI Mobility Radeon ? HD 4650 (M96) with up to 2815MB totalavailable graphics memory with 1024MB dedicatedA few questions Datm1: This laptop graphics cards were interchangeable or are not interchangeable2: If you were interchangeable graphics cardsTell me were the following link for my video card https://www.amazon.com/Asunflower%C2%AE-628467-001-Mobility-Radeon-109-C07657-20/dp/B011NWR8G2/ref=s... hp ++ 3067cl + ATI + Mobility + Radeon + HD + 4650

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Sooo, my HP G42-476TX's dedicated graphics (Radeon HD 6370M) is broken, kept getting no displays and fuzzy screen and random hangs. Its out of warranty and a friend of mine told me he knows a guy who can either fix it or replace it if it cant be repaired anymore for about 100 to 115 USD. Anyway, my question iss, would it be worth it to get it fixed or replaced? And is that even possible? Lastly, is it even safe? Thanks guys.

A:Laptop Graphics Card Question

Really its up to you whether what's worth it or not. It depends on how much the laptop is, how much do you care, and are you willing to spend the 100-115 to repairs the video card. If you think its time for an upgrade get a new laptop or desktop of you feel you can still get a few more years out of this laptop repair it. If this was me I would just grab a new laptop

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I ve already read through a few tech support forums before registering here so i know the general consensus is quot NO YOU CAN T UPGRADE GRAPHICS CARDS IN LAPTOPS quot lol But I ve read a few forums where they say some computer models and newer laptops DO have upgradable graphics cards and I have not found any specific information on whether it s possible in MY laptop or not So here goes I bought a Toshiba Satellite A -S about a month and a half ago It s got Windows upgrade card a laptop....? in Graphics Vista and the ATI Radeon X graphics card Problem is EA Games says that the Sims is simply not compatible with this graphics card for whatever reason and it causes all sorts of trippy graphics glitches during gameplay Everything s fine for about minutes and then I get angular graphic shadows that obscure the screen Sims heads in Graphics card upgrade in a laptop....? other rooms away from their bodies etc I ll admit it I m Graphics card upgrade in a laptop....? not incredibly computer savvy when it comes to tech specifications and I figured the X graphics card would work EA says the X and X would work so logically Now I have a new laptop that I like for everything else but I can t play my favorite game Aside from quot go buy a new laptop with a better card quot LOL does anyone have any ideas Am I incredibly lucky and this happens to be one of the laptops I can upgrade Are there any external graphics cards dunno if such a thing exists or something I could plug into a USB port to make the Sims playable Thanks for any help or advice you can offer me Danielle nbsp

A:Graphics card upgrade in a laptop....?

You cannot upgrade the graphics card in that system. Laptops with upgradable video cards are usually expensive and it is a feature advertised prominently on the box and on the laptop, itself (stickers and such).

If it had video upgrade capability and you purchased it new, it would have been a sort of in-your-face brag you couldn't miss if you read the box and the stickers on the unit.
 

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Can i upgrade my graphics card on my laptop ? L2W56EA#ABU

A:Can i upgrade my graphics card on my laptop?

No sorry. The video chip is a part of the motherboard, soldered in and there is just no means to remove it and replace it with something else. This is true of 99.5% of laptops. 

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My laptop just doesn't seem to perform as well as it should. I wonder sometimes if it's always using the graphics card correctly, or at all.

Here are the specs:

Samsung NP880Z5E
2.4 GHz Intel Core i7
8 GB SDRAM DDR3
AMD Radeon HD 8700M series

For a case in point, I can't even run Heroes of the Storm on the lowest graphics settings without serious chop. That just can't be right.
 

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I have a Dell 6000D laptop with radeon X300 on board graphics module. I am currently running Win 7 home premium.
I ran a test to see if it would run Win 10, the results failed because of the X300. I checked and it has the current driver.
Is it possible to use a USB graphics card to make it run Win 10?

A:external graphics card for laptop to run win 10

That thing is ancient. While I suppose it would be possible to use a usb to vga adapter to hook up an external graphics card, Idk how well they work. For the best experience you would want a usb 3.0 port which I know that thing does not have. There is also no guarantee it would pass the test, until I looked just now I didn't even know you could do usb to vga/dvi/hdmi. I am unsure if the test would take a usb graphics card and if it did that doesn't remove the x300 from the computer, you MIGHT be able to uninstall it and get lucky. But the honest to god truth is you should get a new laptop. Even if it were possible it isn't worth it :P

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Does External graphics card laptop increase the gaming performance ?
 

A:External graphics Card For laptop

Yes to an extent, but for the price you might as well buy a gaming laptop to begin with.

The price of the systems can be moderately low now if you use the basic GPU Dock station that can help but they lower the performance of said card and usually can only be used easily from home.

But to answer your question, yes it will.
 

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I have a Toshiba A200 Satellite 1.73 GH, 1G RAM Laptop running Vista home basic with a Mobile Intel(R) 945GM Express Chipset Family. I am having problems running game programmes on the computer because i don't seem to have the correct type of graphics card installed. I wanted to know is it possible to have a new graphics card installed on the mother board? Is this a difficult thing to do? $$$. Or is there anything i can do to enhance my existing system? I have seen that ASUS has an external graphics card but have not been able to locate one. Is this a possible option. Any advice would be welcome.
 

A:can i install new graphics card/laptop

http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/665626-can-i-install-new-graphics.html
 

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can i get a external graphics card for my laptop I can use usb or lan connectors Ive looked for one for a while and don t even know If it can be done my laptop is nice but could use a graphics upgrade I have a ati mb onboard mb and something browed ram but the clock is slow and it gets very freezy when get for external can a you card graphics laptop a you play any thing better than battle field I get fps with bots and high graphics it also hates lots of dust rain and gun smoke also can I get a mobo processer thats ghz to change with my ghz moble turion have seen better ghz processers but only for mobo athlon class motherboards my system is ghz kb l kb l cache AMD Turion Mobile MK- Gb ddr ram dvd x write speed x read speed GB hard drive mb atiRadion express with hypermemory MB Wlan lan modem usb specks found on dxdiag windows system info and the Ati control center at least dxDiag and ATI have the correct info model ACER Aspire - with upgrades nbsp

A:can you get a external graphics card for a laptop

No there is no such thing....
 

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Hi

I recently bought a Toshiba equium laptop. The spec is 3.2ghz, 512 RAM, 60gb hdd and a cdrw and a dvdwr. It has a ATI MOBILITY RADEON 7000 OR 7200. It dosent fulfil my gaming needs and i wish to upgrade to something higher spec in the mobility range for laptops. And im just wondering if i can upgrade my graphics card inside my laptop.

*Many thanks to people who reply *
 

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Hey

Well basically, my laptop is a Toshiba Satellite L500-19z
My graphics card is a crappy Mobile Intel series 4 family chipset.

I originally bought the laptop at Christmas (2009) for everything: Social Networking, coursework, a little gaming etc. But at the time I didn't think it was rubbish for big games (such as Dragon Age: Origins).
So anyway, I was wondering if it is actually possible to replace my graphics card?
I'm looking at the PNY NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS PCI-E Graphics Card, but is that even compatible with laptops?

My game is quite laggy, it's OK 50% of the time but it gets quite annoying when you're trying to battle and it takes about 5/10 seconds for an ability to actually work (if it even does!)

Are there any graphics cards out there that I can use? Or can I even replace my graphics card, or increase the performance of my game?

Thanks in advance

 

A:Replacing the graphics card in my laptop? :/

Sorry,laptops with integrated graphics can't be upgraded.
Even laptops with dedicated graphics cards can usually
only be swapped with the same card due to proprietary design.
 

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Is it possible to upgrade an Intel graphics card in my Toshiba Satellite a100 PSAA8C-0FH00E laptop? It's because I can't run Halo 2 or NFS: Carbon, so I want a 512 MB instead of my current 128 MB. My friend said it's impossible since The Intel video card is integrated into the motherboard or something. Sorry, I'm a total noob with hardware. Thanks!
 

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Hi

I got Fujitsu Siemens ESPRIMO Mobile V5545 with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2400 - 128 MB. I want to know if it is possible to upgrade it to a better one.

Thank You