Solved

Installing VisionTek Xtasy 9200 SE on FIC SD11 SLOT A

Posted on 2004-10-03
2
198 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-25
I've attempted an install of the VisionTek Xtasy 9200 SE (128 MB DDR AGP) video card
Mainboard: FIC SD11 SLOT A W/ VIA & AMD chipsets
Processor: AMD Athlon Thunderbird series, 750mhz.
I put the card in when I install the drivers, windows hangs during the boot process
at the logo screen.  I can boot into safe mode and uninstall the drivers. I've tried
everything in the manual, making sure the IRQ is set to the right value, using
their latest "catalyst" drivers, updating some of my mainboard's drivers.

When I install the thing it causes the video to act strangely, even before
"found new hardware" detects it.  Their manual says don't use new hardware wizard
after their install methods failed repeatedly i tried selecting different versions of
the drivers on my own and still failed.

When the computer does recognize the card, it says it's found Video Controller (VGA Compatible)
and also adds another one which is simply listed as Video Controller.

Both are listed as devices not working in control panel.

I know this is a very old mainboard but the box claims agp 2x support
and that's what this should be, so technically i should be able to use
this card but i'm wondering, if with this weird chipset and mobo, if
it will even be possible to get this thing up and running.
0
Comment
Question by:tdrehfal
2 Comments
 
LVL 8

Accepted Solution

by:
stockhes earned 125 total points
Comment Utility
AGP 2X or AGP 2.0 is very essential here because

AGP 1.0 is 1X & 2X at 3.3 volts

AGP 2.0 is 4X at 1,5 volts

AGP 3.0 is 8X at 0.8 volts

Many cards and Mobo's work in a combo mode between AGP 2.0 & AGP 3.0
So to put it short you can MIX AGP 2.0 & AGP 3.0 but not with AGP 1.0 spec

So if you got a 1.0 Mobo and a 2/3.0 card it is a" no go "

0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:zvitam
Comment Utility
Try install an update Direct X before you install the Video adapter drivers.
0

Featured Post

How to improve team productivity

Quip adds documents, spreadsheets, and tasklists to your Slack experience
- Elevate ideas to Quip docs
- Share Quip docs in Slack
- Get notified of changes to your docs
- Available on iOS/Android/Desktop/Web
- Online/Offline

Join & Write a Comment

Suggested Solutions

I use more than 1 computer in my office for various reasons. Multiple keyboards and mice take up more than just extra space, they make working a little more complicated. Using one mouse and keyboard for all of my computers makes life easier. This co…
Skype is a P2P (Peer to Peer) instant messaging and VOIP (Voice over IP) service – as well as a whole lot more.
Polish reports in Access so they look terrific. Take yourself to another level. Equations, Back Color, Alternate Back Color. Write easy VBA Code. Tighten space to use less pages. Launch report from a menu, considering criteria only when it is filled…
You have products, that come in variants and want to set different prices for them? Watch this micro tutorial that describes how to configure prices for Magento super attributes. Assigning simple products to configurable: We assigned simple products…

763 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

5 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now