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Re: Laptop no longer recognising my nvidia gpu.
« Reply #30 on: May 13, 2016, 07:31:18 am »
The  BIOS on a computer will often revert to factory defaults if the system crashes the BIOS .. so even though you didn't manually change anything in there, it still might have changed.

Problem is we cannot see your BIOS screenshots .. you keep simply posting links to the website you uploaded them to, not the images themselves.



As this is a laptop, here's something else you could try

1) turn OFF the laptop

2) unplug the power lead

3) remove the battery .. so it now has NO power

4) press and hold Power button for a few seconds (as if you're trying to turn it on) then release it .. to discharge any power remaining in the motherboards capacitors.

5) reinsert the battery and power lead

6) turn ON the PC

any change now ?

This will NOT change the BIOS settings, if that's what has changed .. but worth a shot.
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Re: Laptop no longer recognising my nvidia gpu.
« Reply #31 on: May 13, 2016, 07:32:45 am »
I can see both the images and the links.

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Re: Laptop no longer recognising my nvidia gpu.
« Reply #32 on: May 13, 2016, 07:42:11 am »
Okay "Privacy Badger" was blocking the images .. I do wish people would use imgur.com instead of postimg.org

Privacy Badger really doesn't like s32.postimg.org
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Re: Laptop no longer recognising my nvidia gpu.
« Reply #33 on: May 13, 2016, 07:50:11 am »
PCNetSpec,
I tried your suggestion but no change.
And ok I'll try using imgur next time, I'm not used to posting pictures like this.

Ok GNULINUX I'll give it a try.

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Re: Laptop no longer recognising my nvidia gpu.
« Reply #34 on: May 13, 2016, 07:52:07 am »
Do you still have Linux installed ? .. if so, what's the output from
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lspciand
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lspci -vnn | grep -i vga
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Re: Laptop no longer recognising my nvidia gpu.
« Reply #35 on: May 13, 2016, 07:58:41 am »
Load optimised defaults worked! Thanks everyone  :D

Should I be marking this solved or something?
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Re: Laptop no longer recognising my nvidia gpu.
« Reply #36 on: May 13, 2016, 08:01:40 am »
Great news :)
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Re: Laptop no longer recognising my nvidia gpu. (Solved)
« Reply #37 on: May 13, 2016, 08:51:21 am »
Nice, glad you're laptop is running how it should 8)