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    AGP Graphics card

    Good morning,

    I have a client with an oldish machine who accepted the win 10 upgrade after it stated her 3Gb ram win 7 32 bit desktop pc was compatible.

    She uses microsoft's games (solitaire and Mahjong) which now run at a snails pace and often won't run at all.

    After a little research I found the probable cause was windows had deleted her graphics drivers (ATI Radeon 9600 pro AGP 8x) and substituted their basic vga one. A look on her driver site found her card will not be having win 10 drivers added.

    Anyone know of an AGP 8X slot card with win 10 drivers or even a PCI (NOT PCIex) card? This is the UK by the way.

    I think she has a short while before the 30 day limit to revert back to win 7 comes into force.

    Thanking you all in advance.

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    Perhaps this will be helpful. It is from a user who has Windows 10-32 with an AGP video card. He tells how he got the video card working.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrjimphelps View Post
    Perhaps this will be helpful. It is from a user who has Windows 10-32 with an AGP video card. He tells how he got the video card working.
    Thanks for that. I'll give it a go and get back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrjimphelps View Post
    Perhaps this will be helpful. It is from a user who has Windows 10-32 with an AGP video card. He tells how he got the video card working.
    That's the card I have on this machine; nvidia don't say it supports Win 10, but they don't say it doesn't, either. It just goes to show - it's always worth trying a driver for an older OS.

    This may also be of interest to the OP.

    Oh, and this.
    Last edited by tonyl; 2016-08-05 at 13:17. Reason: afterthought

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    Have her create a full system image of what she has now, revert back and create a full system image onto different media for her Win 7 then she can go back to Win 10 without having to worry if she will have an usable Win 10 - if she hasn't already done that.

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    mrjimphelps,


    Did you know that site referred to is crapware?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tonyl View Post
    That's the card I have on this machine; nvidia don't say it supports Win 10, but they don't say it doesn't, either. It just goes to show - it's always worth trying a driver for an older OS.

    This may also be of interest to the OP.

    Oh, and this.
    Thanks I'll give it a look.

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    Quote Originally Posted by marthamcomputers View Post
    mrjimphelps,


    Did you know that site referred to is crapware?
    As far as I know, TenForums is a legitimate site. It is run by the same people who have SevenForums and EightForums, and I know that those two are legitimate sites.

    Is there something specific that you have found on TenForums that concerns you?

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    Did you know that site referred to is crapware?
    I would be interested to know where you got that reference from as I have used tenforums for awhile now and have seen no problems with it.

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    Sorry. see above. I often also use Tenforums.

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    Sorry for misunderstanding. The poster on Tenforums refers onward to Reviversoft.com for a possible solution. reviversoft is crapware.

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    Have you tried the Vista drivers for the Radeon 9600? They may possibly work with Win10.

    You can find them here: http://support.amd.com/en-us/downloa...Vista%20-%2032

    If the installer says you don't have a compatible OS, you could try updating the driver from Device Manager and pointing it at the folder where the self-extractor has been unpacked.

    (I've successfully got Win10 working using Vista drivers for a slightly-newer Radeon Xpress 200M on an old - 2006-vintage - laptop.)

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