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I need to update my graphic driver (and possibly other drivers) but I don't know how. I can't do the things I love to do until I update it (onlinegames). Heres a picture of my computer information. Im not sure if it's correct im kinda new at this. All in all I wanna play online games but I can't:4-dontkno

http://s986.photobucket.com/albums/ae345/Isuck33/?action=view&current=dgs.jpg
 

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I need to update my graphic driver (and possibly other drivers) but I don't know how. I can't do the things I love to do until I update it (onlinegames). Heres a picture of my computer information. Im not sure if it's correct im kinda new at this. All in all I wanna play online games but I can't:4-dontkno

http://s986.photobucket.com/albums/ae345/Isuck33/?action=view&current=dgs.jpg
Download the COBRA DRIVER PACK from a torrent engine...

Run it.. it will find the missing drivers and install them on it's own...

Best driver program ever...

i 've test it in over 100 pcs
 

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Download the COBRA DRIVER PACK from a torrent engine...

Run it.. it will find the missing drivers and install them on it's own...

Best driver program ever...

i 've test it in over 100 pcs
Sorry but I can't seem to believe that fact. Programs like that, that are downloaded from torrents usually have a catch, like for example a key logger.:4-thatsba
 

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@katsos84,
TSF does not recommend using torrent (P2p) websites for downloads.
These sites are prone to infect your computer among other issues (malware, keylogger etc.)

Hi Mizore
You are correct. I would not use a torrent download as it may infect your computer.
Thanks for the report you posted (CPU-Z TXT Report), but it does not tell me what version or date of the driver you have installed. It states you have an Intel Integrated Graphics card installed.

I would like you to run EVEREST (under my signature) and attach the report to the thread. This will allow me to "see" what hardware is installed (version and date).
I then can "see" if you have the most updated drivers for your computer.

Please attach the Everest Report to the thread.

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Hi,
You did a good job.

From your report we have other issues though.
The report shows you have an ASRock P4i45GV motherboard
Motherboard Properties:
Motherboard ID 62-P340-001368-00101111-040201-INTEL$I45G340_P4I45GV BIOS P3.40
Motherboard Name ASRock P4i45GV
The board has a built in Intel Extreme Graphics with 8MB shared memory (64MB Max), but the driver for it is not installed.
You are also missing the the Audio driver and Modem driver.
Other devices:
Multimedia Audio Controller
PCI Simple Communications Controller
Video Controller (VGA Compatible)
Video Driver is HERE

Or you can also use the VGA driver posted HERE
Select VGA
This is a zip file
Extract the file to a folder and run the Setup exe. file

Your Audio driver is HERE
Select Audio
This is a zip file
Extract the file to a folder and run the Setup exe. file

The Modem Driver is HERE
Select AMR
This is a zip file
Extract the file to a folder and run the Setup exe. file

You also have a 80GB hard drive with 9% of free space (6.6GB) left. This will cause you issues. The Harddrive needs to be about 20% free to perform effectively.
Partitions:
C: (NTFS) 76308 MB (6684 MB free)
You need to clean-up this harddrive.
Please run a disk clean up and disk defragment.

Disk Clean-up:
Go to Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Disk cleanup
Delete all the temporary Internet files, temporary files and old compressed files.
To run Disk Defragment:
Go to Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Disk Defragment

Note: This may not run with the amount of "free" space you have on the C: drive (9% free)

If this is the case you will need to free up more space on the drive.

Delete any programs you no longer use in Add/Remove Programs.
Just make sure the programs you delete are not needed for your computer to run (driver programs/XP programs etc.).
If you are not sure what to delete please post what you have installed under Add/Remove Programs.

Delete or backup and then delete any personal files you have stored on this computer that you may not need in My Documents, My Pictures, My Music.

Note: If you wish to have a backup of these files, make sure you save them to CD/DVD. If you delete them and then empty the Recycle bin you will no longer have access to them.

You need to get this Harddrive to adout 20% "free" space (12GB-15GB of unused space).

Thanks,
Bill
 

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Yay thanks so much. I will be able to play online games like Perfect World Internation now right? I really hope I will be I don't think I could wait another 5 months to 1 year to get my good computer fixed anyways thanks so much:wave:
 

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HI
First, did you install the drivers I posted?
Are there any errors left in the Device Manager?

Second, did you free up more space on the harddrive?
If so, how much free space do you have?
Failure to do so will result in the Harddrive crashing!

System specs for Perfect World:
System Requirements

1. Please make sure that your computer meets the Minimum Requirements:

a. Operating System: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista OK

Note: Players who have an Intel Mac that is running OS X Leopard can attempt to install Windows using Boot Camp.
For more information on Boot Camp, please visit: http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/bootcamp.html

b. CPU: 800MHz and above (Intel Pentium4 1.5GHz recommended)OK

c. RAM: 256MB or more (512MB recommended)OK

d. Hard Disk: 2.5GB of available space (more space later as the game is updated)NOT OK
You need to free-up the C: drive so you have atleast 15-20GB free (unused)

e. Graphics Card: 32MB 3D graphics card (256MB 3D graphics card recommended)NOT OK

Note: If you are using shared memory with an integrated video card, your overall total computer system memory must be at least 512MB.

You may have to enter the BIOS (F2 during bootup I think)
Under the Advance tap you may see an option to increase the shared Video (AGP) from 8 MB to atleast 64MB (Max for your Integrated Video Card). This may allow you to play the game, but it will be a bumpy ride at best.
Source of Quote:
http://pwi.perfectworld.com/download/installation

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Yup I got rid of lots of programs and made room. (How do i check how much space I have now?) and should I just go buy a new video card? And if so what type and what would be the best one (thats not to expensive) for my computer?

Edit: What do you mean by bumpy ride?
 

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Anymore errors in the Device Manager?

Did you up the Video Memory in the BIOS?

Yup I got rid of lots of programs and made room. (How do i check how much space I have now?)
Go to Start>MY Computer
Open My Computer
Right click on the C: Drive>Properties
A window will open telling you how much used/unuswd space you have.
Please post what you find.


and should I just go buy a new video card?
The Video cards that your AGP slot will support:
http://www.asrock.com/mb/vga.asp?Model=P4i45GV R5.0&s=478

Not sure about prices, but the more memory (RAM/MB) the card has, usually the more expensive the card.
You may have to replace the Power Supply Unit on the computer, depending on what card you select.

You also have the option of a PCI Video Card:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...2&bop=And&ActiveSearchResult=True&Order=PRICE
Just make sure you select on that has a min 64MB of memory (recommended 256MB)
The more memory the better down the road for other types of games

What do you mean by bumpy ride?
A low end video card (like what you have) may play the game, but you may have lag issues (delays) or poor graphics (resolution is not the best it could be). This will drive most gamers crazy.

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What I posted above is for your computer with the exception of the power supply you may need (depending on the card you select).

Please look through the list of what you think you need or can afford and I willl try to determine (the best I can) what would work for you and your computer.

Can you respond to my other questions I posted previously?
Bill
 

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Well I was thinking of going to my local computer store and getting

JATON VIDEO-118PCI-32DDR GeForce2 MX400 32MB 64-bit DDR PCI Video Card - Retail
OR
HIS H700H64-1TOPN Radeon 7000 64MB 64-bit DDR PCI Video Card - Retail
OR
VisionTek VTK Rad7K 64P Radeon 7000 64MB 64-bit DDR PCI Video Card - Retail
OR
EVGA 128-P1-N309-LX GeForce FX 5200 128MB 64-bit DDR PCI Video Card - Retail

Also is this what your looking for http://s986.photobucket.com/albums/ae345/Isuck33/?action=view&current=zszfs.jpg
 

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Your best selection would be the:
EVGA 128-P1-N309-LX GeForce FX 5200 128MB 64-bit DDR PCI Video Card
If your local PC Shop has it.
It may have something similar.
I would advice you to print out the Everest Report to take with you.
It will help the PC Shop determine the best card for you (and your budget) based on the report.

The last 2 images on photobucket are invalid

Go to the Devcie Manager
Start>Right click My Computer>Properties>Hardware Tab>Device Manager
Post any remaining errors (Yellow !)

Free space on the Harddrive:
Go to Start>MY Computer
Open My Computer
Right click on the C: Drive>Properties
A window will open telling you how much used/unused space you have.
Please post what you find.

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You can attach another Everest report to the thread, just name it something other than MIKES txt.

The error you have is the Dial-up Modem
See if this driver will install (Acer driver):
http://global-download.acer.com/GDF...25367&Step1=Desktop&Step2=Aspire&Step3=Aspire T180&OS=X01&LC=en&BC=Acer&SC=PA_7

This is a zip file
Extract the file to a folder

Manually install the driver through the Device Manager:
Go to the Device Manager
Right click on the error>Update
Select: No, not this time
Select: Install from a list or specific location (Advanced)
Select: Include this location in the search
Select Browse and browse to the folder you extracted the driver to.
XP should install the driver.


Bill
 
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