PCI-E Video card shows as "Unknown" device type in Device Manager?

PCI-E Video card shows as "Unknown" device type in Device Manager?

Post by U3BlY3RyZS » Sun, 14 Oct 2007 17:34:09


Hi all -

I've been running and supporting XP for some time now and haven't ever run
into this particular issue: I noticed when cleaning up my girlfriend's
machine tonight that her ATI X1600XL video card is showing up in Device
Manager under an "Unknown" device type instead of "Display Adapters". I've
re-installed the latest Catalyst drivers, as well as the proper chipset
drivers for her system (NVidia NForce4) but no luck so far. Any ideas on how
to try and correct this issue??
 
 
 

PCI-E Video card shows as "Unknown" device type in Device Manager?

Post by phil » Sun, 14 Oct 2007 17:56:20


I've
how


for the unknown device...opt to update drivers...
then install the latest XP drivers for that card

 
 
 

PCI-E Video card shows as "Unknown" device type in Device Manager?

Post by V Gree » Sun, 14 Oct 2007 23:50:47


Is it working properly? Is the rest of the system stable?

If yes, leave things alone. Trying to "correct" situations
like this only leads to breaking other stuff on the box...