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To Much power All In Wonder 2006 Edition

Discussion in 'ATI' started by Tom C, Nov 20, 2005.

  1. Tom C

    Tom C Guest

    I have an Athlon 1700 Dragon Plus running Win XP Pro. I recently bought an
    ATI All In WOnder 2006 Edition video card and tv card combo.
    I noticed not long after I installed the card and software that my entire
    network seemed to slow down. It takes website a long time to load, even with
    my DSL connection. Some of them even time out. My email connection is giving
    me errors also. I do have a laptop that is wireless, although it is on the
    same router as the other two wired computers and it seems to be working
    I guess my question is this. Is it possible I have a video card that is to
    powerful for my processor? The card says it needs Intel P 4/Celeron AMD or
    compatable. It also says it needs a 1 GHz processor speed for MPEG-2 video
    I read the 1GHz and thought my computer was strong enough to push this card.
    Do i need to take it back and get maybe a 128 meg card?
    thanks for any inoput and advice....tom
    Tom C, Nov 20, 2005
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    mike Guest

    I'd question whether there's some driver fubar going on. ATI is
    notorious for leaving driver residue on systems. Other than that, how
    much RAM is in the system? Or maybe coincidentally something else got
    into your system at about the same time like a virus or spyware. Run
    Spybot and AdAware, as well as a virus program.
    mike, Nov 20, 2005
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  3. Tom C

    Tom C Guest

    I created a restore point going back to before I intialized the programs
    that are with the card. My system seems to be running good now. For
    instance, now when I click on the TV icon that is on the ATI Multimedia
    launch pad it goes to the intialization wizard. My card isnt all the way
    initialized, so I will run some anti spyware programs and then run the ATI
    initialization wizard and see what happens.
    If my system slows down again, then I guess I need to take it back and
    exchange it.
    Thanks for the help, I will tryt to post back and lewt you know what
    Tom C, Nov 20, 2005
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