Crap I need help...video card

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  1. Bill Crosthwait

    Bill Crosthwait Second Unit

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    Hey everyone, I just received a asus v8200 geforce 3 agp video card. Every time I try to load the card drivers my screen flickers. I have changed the refresh rate and reloaded the drivers almost 10 ten times. Could this becuase my monitor is 6 years old or what could be the problem? Please help. Btw my system specs are win 2000, 256 mb ram, 20 gig hard drive, abit bx133 mother board, and sound blaster live 5.1. Thanks
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  2. CRyan

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    Well, I know nothing about that particular video card. However, you may want to go back and uninstall your video drivers, reboot and then install the AGP drivers for your motherboard - VIA or whatever. Reboot and then try and install the video card drivers.
    That would be the first thing. Some other thoughts would be to make sure the card is pressed in firmly and that your monitor cable has no bent pins. Secondly make sure you have the correct AGP speed selected in the BIOS - 2X or 4X. And make sure the card will support the one you may be limited to.
    Do you have the latest Direct X drivers installed. If so, make sure the drivers you are installing for the video card are compatible.
    Last thing. Do you have a PCI card installed directly under the AGP port? If so, try placing that card somewhere else leaving the first PCI slot under the AGP port open. Many MB's have problems due to this.
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  3. Mike_Carroll

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    Bill,
    We have this same exact card at work on several machines and I have not experienced this problem. However, there are some issues with the nVidia cards and some OpenGL applications, such as the Audition viewer by CG2, in Win98 and ME (unrelated to your problem). It almost sounds like there is a problem with that card and your monitor. Re-install the driver and choose correct resolution and refresh rate. It is also possible this card is defective.
    Best regards,
    Mike Carroll Jr.
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  4. Romier S

    Romier S Producer

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    Bill,
    Which version of the driver are you using?
     
  5. Bill Crosthwait

    Bill Crosthwait Second Unit

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    Romier,
    I've downloaded the new drivers from the nidvia website.
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