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Google earth unable to identify graphics card

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I have just installed Google Earth on my custom-built PC with integrated graphics. The driver is VIA/S3G UniChrome IGP. When I run Google Earth, the main portion of the screen does not load so you see only the desktop and the toolbars. Help!
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Sorry to see your question sitting here for 2 days with no reponces, probably cause you posted it in  software zone the best zone for this tpe of question is either multimedia or video card
https://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/MultiMedia_Applications/
https://www.experts-exchange.com/Hardware/Components/Video_Cards/

So the google map is not actually loading properly, the first area you can look at is the graphics card of course, integrated graphics<< brand name?
When Google earth first loads you should see the earth spinning round andprogressively zoom in .
What have you done so far?
Google has a cpmprehensive  troubleshoot help have you looked there please go thru them first.
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 http://earth.google.com/support/bin/topic.py?topic=1130&ctx=homepage
Good Luck Merete
Hi epaynedsm,

it could be that you need to update the driver on your graphics card.
It is in fact the most common reason as to why Google Earth might not work!

See the link below for further help on the matter...

http://earth.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?answer=20713

Hope this helps!

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I cannot find the driver I need on this integrated video; it's as though it doesn't exist. Please wipe out this question.
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Thank you shuboarder. The link took me to a place to purchase a driver, but I springboarded off that and found one as a free download.

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