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Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Update your display driver

Normally when we buy a new graphic card, it's including cd driver which we use it to install the hardware after attach it on mboard. But do you know, we need to update the driver from website graphic card provider depend on what brand you use, ATi @ NVDIA.

If you are a hardcore gamer, you really need to update your graphic card to make sure a new game can play on your system. Example my graphic card is ATI Radeon 9550 AGP 8X. I need to update my graphic card from internet to make sure my system can run a new game. You can check the change log or release note from the website. Sometimes we need to update graphic card driver because of several problems such as display conflict with system, driver stuck, screen blank couples of time suddenly and need to restart.

Example, when we using pc and suddenly it's blank on your screen. We restart pc and check on log file in control panel.

Goto Control Panel > Adminstrative tools > Event Viewer

Scroll down and look where have error base on date and time

My system failure because of display driver

If your pc have no problem, you can choose want to update or not. Even you buy a new one, you still need update from internet. My other pc's using PCI-E card GeForce 8500 Super GT and I updated the driver just because to make sure I have best result when play a pc game. The result after was better than before.

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