Assumptions are not a good foundation for an answer. Thanks for marking this as the answer. Thank you for posting your query Microsoft Community. I think I am missing something on how to solve this but I need some quick feedback. The current LTS, How satisfied are you with this reply? After the upgrade to Windows 10, the operating system by default switched to the motherboards internal graphics card and the driver shows up as ‘Microsoft basic display adapter’.

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What Canonical OS are you attempting to use? He then put in a different used video card he had the one in the system now and said that it would be better than the geforce card as it has it’s own onboard dlmension. I’m not really a computer person, so will try my best at explaining what I currently have. Your powersupply wouldnt be able to handle the load.

May 20th, 2. Promote cracked software, or other illegal content Offensive: I tried ‘blindly’ typing into the terminal but it never accepted my s521. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct.

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Join Date Jan Beans The computer power supply is W. I’ve swapped monitors and the choppy videl are there. The time now is You have no chance of running any Canonical OS on such low RAM for anything beyond booting up the system, playing music files and very basic web pages Ubuntu and Edubuntu fell won’t even install and if it did it would probably not boot, a 32 bit copy of Xubuntu or Lubuntu would likely install and boot assuming the CPU is PAE-compatible and the Nvidia card is supported — which it probably isn’t as you are having graphics issuesyou could use a swap area but swap on Linux is slower than molasses on a F day and the CPU power is low enough to cause your computer to balk vdeo CPU intensive websites even with a RAM upgrade.


Join in the conversation now! After adding the extra RAM, the lines are still there.

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The programs would run and be inaccessible. Hoping someone out there might be able to point me in the right direction of going either going ahead and swapping out the video card or maybe try something else. Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: It’s not a big deal for our family, as this PC is primarily used for kids study, emailing, watching videos, the usual stuff. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.

In your case unless you are just trying to see what you can do with this computer I would forget this one or put Puppy Linux on it, hope the display works and let the kids web-surf on it if it does and caard buy another one. I tried the amd site too, no luck their too.

It started to act up when I upgraded to a 20″ monitor, so unsure if it was the monitor or Vista or something else, I asked a friend of a friend look cimension it. About problems due to upgrading. At this time I forgot if its 32 bit or 64 bit but I believe its a 32 bit version install.


Dell Dimension E521 video card problem/upgrade

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You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact xard a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number. Vanessa Sohtun Replied on September 3, I have done many basic installs on intel and AMD machines and this problem never occurred prior to yesterday when the I know its a driver issue but how do you fix it if you can NOT get to a terminal to enter ‘sudo apt-get remove compiz’? If I watch the movie in any size window, it looks perfectly fine.

Assumptions are not a good foundation for an answer. Adding RAM you need 1.

Also I should mention the MS basic display adapter resolution only maxes out to x Ddr2 U and youll find 2 and 4gb sticks. Advertisements or commercial links.