"Microsoft Basic Display Adapter" showing up in "Device Manager"

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
  1. bobkn's Avatar
    Posts : 2,122
    Win 10 X64 Pro 1809 17763.55

    enigma101 said: View Post
    Latest drivers do not actually support the GT630 despite the information given. These cards along with all 'Fermi based' variants are no longer supported. The last driver to offer support and therefore install properly was version 391.35.

    I would suggest the OP makes sure the card is seated properly in the slot.
    I checked separately. No Fermi support. I wonder why nVidia lists support (both on the web page and release notes)? Rather sloppy.

    As regards fake GT 630s, that's amazing. Seems like the moral equivalent of counterfeiting a $20 bill. I guess that in some parts of the world, no thievery is too trivial.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  2. Posts : 1,190
    Windows 10

    Some AIO Desktops have Laptop MOBOs inside and use Nvidia Optimus. Which is why people should state exactly what they have.

    Nvidia changes the die used for nominally the same Video chipset. You can find a list of the actual dies used in the various versions of the same card, a GPU identification application will show the die used on an installed Card.

    This has happened on other Nvidia Graphics chipsets when the fab process is being changed to a smaller process. The die number changes, but not the name, GT 630 or whatever Card is involved. They may also pack in more features with the smaller fab process, thus the cards maybe somewhat different, hence different driver compatibility.

    Nvidia does not put in all the details as very few consumers will understand what it is all about.

    I have had this sort of compatibility problem with some Samsung RAM modules as well, however their long model name has the die number in there.

    Going back to the OP the Nvidia driver for the GT 630 card is in the MS update catalogue so a suitable one should be installed by going to MS updates, there is a number of suitable older ones.

    As the Graphics Card is quite old it may have gone out of spec, or some minor damage, so might the PCI-E slot on the MOBO.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3. bobkn's Avatar
    Posts : 2,122
    Win 10 X64 Pro 1809 17763.55

    Helmut said: View Post
    Some AIO Desktops have Laptop MOBOs inside and use Nvidia Optimus. Which is why people should state exactly what they have.


    But do any of those AIOs differ from a laptop by having a full sized PCI-E X16 slot for a discrete graphics card available? (That's not a rhetorical question.) I assume that a laptop motherboard would have the same limitations as a laptop, but I can't swear to that.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Related Threads
Is it possible to change "Open" and "Save As" windows view to "List" instead of "Details" globally without having to set List view in File Explorer? I would like to use Details view in File Explorer and List view for "Open" and "Save As" windows. ...
After i installed windows 10 on my Asus N53SV, the keyboard doesnt work properly. I look on the internet for help, but it looks like im the only one. I tried uninstall and reinstall almost everything i know. From keyboard driver, touchpad, etc....
Hi, I'm having a really annoying issue where the only working driver I can use is the "Microsoft Basic Display Adapter". Every single other driver I have tried will all cause me to experience BSOD and the error message "Display Driver Has...
I had to buy a new (SSD) HD and had trouble booting from a disc until I enabled Legacy Mode and disabled Secure Boot in BIOS. Now whenever I boot up I get a "No Boot Device Found" message until I hit "Enter" at which point i'm allowed entry into my...
I have a site on GoDaddy which uses the cpanel software as part of the hosting service. I downloaded their visual basic script to connect to a "Web disk" but now I want it removed. Anyone know how I can remove this? I'll take either a script or...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 18:25.
Find Us