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  1. #1

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    Sep 03, 2009
    catia v5 r18 graphics issue on bootcamp windows xp sp3
    i have installed catia V5 R18 on bootcamp windows xp professional sp3,but the graphics isnt showing well ? how do i configure it to get the best graphics

    my system config
    15-inch: 2.53GHz
    Intel Core 2 Duo
    4GB Memory
    250GB hard drive
    NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics
    snow leopard

    bootcamp config
    windows xp sp3 partitioned with ntfs 33 gb
    2 processor cores
    1800 mb graphics
    18 gb free in 33 gb

    pls check out the attachment here
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    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    2017 27" iMac, 10.5" iPad Pro, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 7+, Numerous iPods, High Sierra
    Looks like you're not using the best resolution for your display. Use the nVidia control panel in Windows and reset the resolution to the native resolution of your Mac.

    Remember - you must set it while in Windows, not from Snow Leopard.


  3. #3

    Member Since
    Sep 03, 2009
    pls clarify whr can i reset nVidia,pls guide me
    i've got a nVidia nView Desktop Manager in VMware fusion - bootcamp - windows xp control panel,that doesnt respond if i click on it,is it the one ?
    ultimately i wanna use both mac and windows xp using VMware Fusion

  4. #4

    Member Since
    Feb 12, 2008
    In Fusion, you're not using the nVidia device directly, you are using a virtual graphics adapter in your virtual machine. That's why it won't work under Fusion. From within Windows in Fusion, go the the Control Panel and Display section and set the resolution in there.

    If you also have Windows installed under Boot Camp, it should work when you reboot into Windows from Control Panel as well, under the nVidia application or the Display box either way.

  5. #5

    Member Since
    Feb 25, 2010
    Mac Pro, Power Mac G4, iMac G3, iPhone 3GS
    Why do you guys still use XP? You know that it's ancient, right?

  6. #6

    Member Since
    Sep 03, 2009
    yea it works in windows if i directly boot into windows,without using fusion.
    but my job needs both platforms at a time,Catia V5 (cad software) works only in windows platform and the office works in i need to use fusion to work in both at a time.i tried to change the display settings in Vmware fusion - windows but it didnt work.
    is thr any way i can allocate more graphics memory to virtual graphics adapter in my virtual machine ?

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