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    pixilated fonts? HELP!!!


    I need help....Im stuck!!

    I just installed a new video card in my PC. Its an NVIDIA FX5900.

    All I did was update the drivers and install DirectX9 and now all of a sudden all my fonts that I type in any application are grainy and pixilated.

    It does it in Word, Photoshop, Illustrator......whatever.

    The weird thing is that it even prints out pixilated. What the heck did I do to my computer?

    I dont even know where to begin, Ive tried every setting change I can think of.

    Any help would be appreciated.
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    Fisrt off I think this is the wrong forum for your post. If your convinvced it's a graphic card prob then maybe a mod should move it into that forum.

    Anways....back to the prob.
    If you say that it prints the fonts that way too then I doubt it has anything to do with the graphic drivers.

    Sorry I can't really give you much advice except that I my experience the newest nvidia drivers are a real pain and mess things up. Thought this is just in my experience and may not necesarily be true to you.

    As a solution I went back to the previous drivers (v44.03) and all works fine.
    Also if you use the nvidia TwinView features then the new drivers don't support it no more.

    What I did want to ask you though is, Did everything show up fine until you installed the new drivers/DX9? or did it display all wrong since you put the card in and installed the original driver.
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    Sorry about the forum issue......I wasnt aware of another forum pertaining to video cards.


    Im not sure about the driver issue as I installed the drivers before I installed the card....per the instructions.

    Where might I be able to find the old Nvidia drivers?
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    I don't know if the old drivers are still available.... I saved them on my HD.
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    Yes. Me too. I create a backup copy of my drivers just for emergency purposes.

    try http://nvidia.com
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    Thanks Mr Sammy for moving this thread into its proper thread.

    Can you also provide some links that offers free drivers for different hardwares?

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