09-24-2016 04:00 PM
So I have this problem that some of my programs do not work because of this error:
Pixel format not accelerated
I found that this problem has something to do with the Video Card. But because I have
Intel(R) Q45/Q43 Express Chipset (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM 1.1) video card, there are no drivers updates for windows 10 which means I either I get a new video card, or downgrade back to Win 7 (Which I do not want.)
SO the only option is to upgrade my video cards, but sadly I don't know which ones are compatible and which ones are not. This is what I need help on.
The PC details are attached.
09-24-2016 07:43 PM
Search here, and google the Internet, for what cards were successfully used with a M58p. And bear in mind your BIOS is from 2010, probably only older generation cards will work.
09-26-2016 08:52 AM - edited 09-26-2016 08:58 AM
Not quite. When you search above for 'M58p, Graphics', you'll read that there's a white list, unpublished, of what cards will work with your system (the BIOS.) Which is further compounded by the age of the system and BIOS, newer generations of a card that's known to work are not guaranteed to work (since those cards didn't exist when the BIOS was written.)
I suggest you research what cards are known to work with your system, pick the best, and verify that Win 10 drivers are available from Nvidia or AMD. If a card is no longer available, you may need to buy an old stock new card, or a used card, from Ebay.