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Nvidia 6150 LE upgrade to Geforce 6800 PCI-E 16


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#1 rsssmoore

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 12:07 AM

I am doing a memory and graphics card upgrade on an HP Desktop....tech specs are as follows:

HP Pavillion a1747c
Asus A8M2N-LA (NodusM-6L8E) Motherboard(Socket AM2) Nvidia 6150 LE Chipset
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4600+ CPU
4 gb Crucial DDR2 PC2-5300-667mhz
Bestec 300 watt PSU
1 16x DVD/CD RW
250 GB HD 7200rpm
VISTA Premium OS

I have tried everything I know to properly install the graphics card and drivers with no success.

It is an ASUS Geforce 6800 PCI-Ex 16 256 mb...have read alot of material and nothing seems to work.
The fan spins on the card, device manager shows Nvidia 6800(with a problemm) Win error code 43...their is a problem???
All I can figure is that I have pushed the wattage to far....Advice here is appreciated thx Rick

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 12:37 AM

error 43 is a driver issue most likely, what drivers are you trying to install, the ones that came with the card, or the latest ones youve downloaded? First step is to completly uninstall all NVIDIA drivers currently on the system, and then if you had previously installed the drivers that came with the card, go online and download the latest drivers from nvidias website and install those. If you had installed the latest already, try the drivers from the disc-if both dont work, try to find a earlier released driver then the latest. You could also try reinstalling the chipset drivers for your HP motherboard as it could be a conflict.

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