Weird Graphics Card Behaviour

Discussion in 'Video Cards, Displays and TV Tuners' started by binatonekiller, Apr 27, 2006.

  1. binatonekiller

    binatonekiller Geek Trainee

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    Hi there,

    anybody got any ideas??

    i disabled my integrated graphics and installed a Radeon Sapphire X550 256MB graphics card.

    At the highest resolution, photos, text, etc look great.....but when i play any windows media player or real player videos off websites......all i can see is colour???.....i can see a person's outline but its as if the saturation setting was turned right up....its just a mish mash of bright colours.

    Messing about in control panel i found out that i can watch these videos perfectly BUT only if i set my screen resolution to 256 colours.
    It can be set to anything....800x600....or the highest setting ....but i can only watch stuff in media player if display is set at 256 colours.

    This of course makes everything else look like crap.

    Any ideas?

  2. Big B

    Big B HWF Godfather

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    Have you installed the latest drivers for your video card and uninstalled the ones that were for the on-board stuff?
  3. Karanislove

    Karanislove It's D Grav80 Of Luv

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    look at the specifications of your graphics card~!

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