Posted 25 August 2005 - 08:55 PM
alright, I formatted my computer about a week ago, and I believe I did everything correctly, except the graphics are funny. Super, super slo-mo, and when I looked, I found that there was a big, yellow '?' next to 'video controller.' I guess this means my graphics card? I kind of assumed it did, and when I clicked on it, it said that no drivers were installed for it.
If this IS my video card (i can't think what else it could be, but then again I'm not sure I would be the best person for that job), I'm in a little bit of a spot, because I'm not sure where the software for it is...heh heh.....
So, lacking what might have fixed everything, I went to the PNY website and tried to download the driver. All seemed to be going well, except about a minute into installation, my screen went black with a blinking prompt. No text, no explanation or error message, just a quick whirr like an engine dying, and now, because things just keep getting better, it won't even restart. There isn't even a prompt anymore. Just a blank screen, and my own horrified reflection.
If somebody could please maybe just tell me how to get back to the old, sluggish desktop, then I would be so, so happy..I would just haul the thing in somewhere, only my trepidation about letting somebody I don't know just grope my computer is greater than my shock that I could have done something so terrible to it myself.
Thanks so much!!