After Vista upgrades : Display adapter problems can not use DVD Ma

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Hardware' started by MSUTech, Nov 26, 2007.

  1. MSUTech

    MSUTech Guest

    Hello All,

    I completely upgraded my Toshiba Satellite laptop a couple of weeks ago,
    with the latest microsoft updates.

    I was then unable to run Windows DVD Maker:
    "video card does not meet minimum requirements"

    So, I was give the recommendation to uninstall all updates, I have done that
    but the problem persists.

    Under Device Manager: My display adapter "Mobile Intel(R) 945 Express
    Chipset Family" has a yellow exclamation point and the device status is:
    "This device cannot find enough free resources that it can use (Code 12)"

    What can I do? Help...
     
    MSUTech, Nov 26, 2007
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  2. MSUTech

    JW Guest

    If you are trying to run Vista disable it since it may not be able find 128
    of available shared memory that it requires with your 945 chipset.
    You can check your BIOS to find how much you have available for allocation
    to the 945 card.
     
    JW, Nov 26, 2007
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  3. MSUTech

    MSUTech Guest

    Are you saying that I should 'disable' the Mobile Intel 945 Express Chipset
    Family - display adapter?

    If so... what display adapter will be used?
     
    MSUTech, Nov 26, 2007
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  4. MSUTech

    JW Guest

    No I am saying that in display profiles using SafeMode you should not have
    Aero enabled.
    And I am saying that in your BIOS if you have the option under Video to
    select how much shared memory is available that you need to select 128MB if
    you want Vista Aero to work.
     
    JW, Nov 26, 2007
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  5. MSUTech

    MSUTech Guest

    Sorry.. I am a little NEW to Vista......

    I do notice, that my "translucent' effect is no longer active, so, I am
    assuming that Aero is NOT functioning at this time.

    A couple of things...

    #1 I have PhoenixBIOS v1.10 and I do not see ANY video settings at all?

    #2 In both SAFE MODE and REGULAR STARTUP, I can not find any references to
    AERO under 'Personalization - Display Settings'??

    #3 How should I proceed, and will it be possible to restore my display
    adapter and have aero working - together?

    thanks..
     
    MSUTech, Nov 28, 2007
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  6. MSUTech

    JW Guest

    You will not see any references to Aero if you do not have 128MB of shared
    memory available on your 945 system. You can check display profiles also to
    see if it is possible listed as available.
    Look again through all of your BIOS menus the Video options may be in a sub
    menu to another menu option referring to I/O.
    Also check the Toshiba Website and be sure you have their latest driver for
    your laptop. The one you got from MS may be the cause of your problem.
     
    JW, Nov 28, 2007
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  7. MSUTech

    David Guest

    Hi MSUTech

    I too had problems after installing an update (ati pci filter something) DO
    NOT INSTALL THIS. check for post re: this.
    it caused all that you've explained. on my sat pro 120a & the wifes 3 week
    old vaio sz650. i have tonight formatted & reinstalled vista on tosh, in
    process of doing all the recommended updates & tosh updates.

    What a pain in the ****

    Good luck on your resolution.
     
    David, Nov 28, 2007
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  8. MSUTech

    Elliott Guest

    Elliott, Nov 29, 2007
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  9. MSUTech

    MSUTech Guest

    I did look at this conversation.... not too inspiring!!
     
    MSUTech, Nov 29, 2007
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  10. MSUTech

    MSUTech Guest

    hmmmmm....... ouch....

    There seems like there must be 'some' other type of solution... especially
    if it is a driver or software problem?

    anyone???
     
    MSUTech, Nov 29, 2007
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  11. MSUTech

    Elliott Guest

    Do you have the “ATI PCI Express (3GIO) Filter Driver†installed??

    It causes more than USB problems. If you do, disable all your USB drivers,
    delete this driver. Be sure to check Delete this driver from the system. Then
    reboot.

    If you follow this procedure, you might find that this resolves your problem.
     
    Elliott, Nov 29, 2007
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  12. MSUTech

    MSUTech Guest

    I had to use the TOSHIBA rebuild disk and start over.. so, NO SOLUTION HERE!
     
    MSUTech, Dec 7, 2007
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