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nVidia driver question from Vista Driver List

Q: nVidia driver question from Vista Driver List

This topic will be used to update our users when new drivers for Windows Vista are released.Windows Vista Display DriversATI Windows Vista Drivers (LDDM)https://support.ati.com/ics/support/default...amp;folderID=27Nvidia Windows Vista Drivers (LDDM)http://www.nvidia.com/object/winvista_75.03.htmlWindows Vista Audio DriversNvidia nForce Audio DriversWindows Vista Network DriversNvidia nForce Network DriversWell i have Nvida Gforce 2 3d Card "N" Vista having problem's With display driver Can you tell me Any solution abt this ...?Please...

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I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: nVidia driver question from Vista Driver List

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I just downloaded the Vista driver for my Nvidia 8500GT , and during install, Nvidia shows it as a "Windows 7 32-bit Driver"...

Did this happen now or was I sleeping all this time?

A:Downloading Vista's Nvidia Driver shows up as W7 Driver!

the beta 181.22 for x64 does the same.

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Ok, I'm trying to update my drivers, and this is the only one, I seem to be having a problem with...

Its my Nvidia Gforce2 mx/mx 400

I have Downloaded off their site like 4 times, and a few others, like MG and what not.

Anyways, I get an error like...

"The contents of this file cannot be unpacked. The executable you are attempting to run has been corrupted. Please obtain another copy of this file, verify its integrity, and try again."

Now I know this can't be the sites' fault, so It has to be something on my end.

I had it working before, and I had the settings set. But when I start up it goes to default. "800 x 600" and "16 bit"

A:Now its a Nvidia Driver Question...

Alright, I got it. Nevermind, Sorry!

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I want to know that when I want to update the driver whether I need to uninstall it form "Device Manager" (under display driver) first or is that only necessary when changing the card itself?. I did it without doing it and it worked fine, but I rolled back and thought I should check first. When I uninstall the driver, I'm unable to get the update. I need the update because I don't seem to have the NVIDIA control panel otherwise. Thanks.

A:Quick Nvidia driver question

It's preferable to uninstall the old version first, but in most cases it isn't a firm requirement.

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xfx gtx280
is the stock Windows 7 280 drivers more stable than
190.62 WHQL

thanks for any help

A:nvidia gtx280 driver question

why not guess and check.

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I would like to know if the latest PCI FX5200 Card is 169.21 Forceware drivers?

I am wondering because the last drivers I had were 93, and it just doesn't sound right. Also, what is the proper way to install the drivers?


A:Quick Nvidia driver question.

The 169.21 version will do just fine for your card, assuming it's an FX card. These drivers have support built in for the Series 8, 7, 6 and FX flavors of NVIDIA chipset cards.
The correct way to install them is to first download them and save them somewhere you won't forget (desktop is the best). Then after downloading them, you need to uninstall the current drivers for your 5200. To do this, the easiest way is to click start, control panel, add/remove programs. Scroll down to the NVIDIA drivers and click on the tab that says remove. If you have more than one piece of hardware that takes NVIDIA drivers, a secondary menu will pop up listing the drivers you currently have installed for the hardware. If this is the case, just select video drivers from that menu. If not, let the program do its uninstall program and then you will be prompted to restart your computer. Click restart now and let it reboot. Once this is done, you can then click on the drivers saved on your desktop and you'll be good to go. Word of advice. Once installed, you should create a new folder in either C Drive or Program Files named the same as the drivers. This way, if a problem arises later, you can uninstall and reinstall those drivers.

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I'm running WinXP Pro SP2. My video is NVIDIA RIVA TNT Model 64 Pro. Always when I've updated the driver for this, I've just went to the NVIDIA site and went through those three option windows, went to the download driver page and saved it, then just installed my driver. Never had a problem. My current driver version is 66.93 and there is a new driver available, version 71.84. So I downloaded this one, saved it, then went to run the driver installation, and got past the "accept" page and the wizard came up,.....then it said:

NVIDIA setup program could not locate any drivers compatible with your current hardware. Setup will now exit.

This has never happened before. Could someone give me an idea of what might be wrong?

I did not uninstall the previous driver first, I know that is recommended, but I have never done so, and know people that also have never done so, and I've never had problems because of it. However, maybe this one, I need to do that?

The only thing that has changed since the last driver update and this one, is that I now have SP2 installed on the computer........

I know someone is going to want to know why I want to update the drives.......just because I'm in the habit of keeping the drivers updated, I guess, lol. My daughter plays a lot of CD-ROM games, and she also plays some games on the internet. When buying new games, and playing some of these games on the internet, it seems like a good idea to keep updated d... Read more

A:Question about the newest NVIDIA ForceWare Driver

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Can someone give me a direct link to a newly updated driver for windows xp for a regular geforce 6800?

A:Nvidia Geforce Driver Download Question


Regards Howard

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This topic will be used to update our users when new drivers for Windows Vista are released.Windows Vista Display DriversATI Windows Vista Drivers (LDDM)https://support.ati.com/ics/support/default...dge&folderID=27Nvidia Windows Vista Drivers (LDDM)http://www.nvidia.com/object/winvista_75.03.htmlWindows Vista Audio DriversNvidia nForce Audio DriversWindows Vista Network DriversNvidia nForce Network Drivers

A:Windows Vista Driver List

And what a difference these drivers make!

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This topic will be used to update our users when new drivers for Windows Vista are released.Windows Vista Display DriversATI Windows Vista Drivers (LDDM)https://support.ati.com/ics/support/default...dge&folderID=27Nvidia Windows Vista Drivers (LDDM)http://www.nvidia.com/object/winvista_75.03.html

A:Windows Vista Driver List

And what a difference these drivers make!

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I'm having a difficult time w/ the these damn drivers. They just don't seem to see my GPU (ASUS EN6600 TD256 AGP8x). They install correctly, but in the control panel (nVidia's), my video card is nowhere.

Is there a way to make these drivers work well, or are there any other (Vista) drivers that are working?

I'm runing Windows Vista RC1 build 5600.

If someone could help...

A:Win Vista RC1 & nVidia 96.33 Driver

It is just the way the drivers are programmed...I really just think that vista and it's drivers need more time to mature. Everyone expects everything to go fine, but many cards are untested still with the drivers...thus this thing happening to you. Don't worry man, be patient, it will be sorted out in a couple weeks or months (most likely by nvidia themselves)

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1) I am using driver 258.96 with my gtx 460 video card (1 gig ddr 5 ). I would like to use the the new nvidia driver 301.42. Is this driver any good and does it help my performance.

2) I was told that I dont have to go to safe mode to install new driver. I just download driver, execute it and pick custom and then pick clean option and install It. Is this okay to do it this way. What does the clean option actually do.

I use ggames like bullet storm or mass effect 3

A:Question on new nvidia driver and install with clean option

I've been told the same thing. But, I always run driver sweeper in safe mode and check the Nvidia display check box. Then click analyze and clean. Then install using the custom clean install method. it works well for me. The 301.42 drivers have mixed reviews. Some people get good performance increases from them and others not so good. I have them installed and they did not improve my performance but did not hurt it either. Nvidia is rumored to be coming out with a large driver release this month sometime.

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Just installed this puppy and it seems I need a bigger power supply to run all my goodies without blowing firewire ports left and right.

Is this card just for gaming because I see no improvement when it comes to performance increases since I've upgrading from my old 6800....doesn't run faster with my Video editing sofware and it's blowing my drivers up for my Onyx 400. I'm building this computer for recording music, graphics and video editing.

Pentium EM64T 3.0
FSB 800
500 Watt Power supply
UAD1 Effects Card
Onyx 400 - fireware
Mackie External Speakers HR824

Any help on the best card for video editing NOT GAMING would be appreciated as well as why my audio drivers keep blowing up would be nice to know...

I changed out the firewire card on the system because I assumed that my external hard drive and Mackie were competing for power and I needed to move from PCI to PCIE on the 1394 in order to load a TV card. Still didn't fix the problem however even without using the external drive I keep audio for no reason and have to reinstall the audio drivers to get it back. I did order a 750 power supply so I'm hoping this will help with my power needs. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Help a gal out!



Go here - http://www.extreme.outervision.com/psucalculator.jsp - and see how much power your system needs, post the result back here!!!!

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Hey There,I want to update to Vista SP1, but I'm not being offered this through Windows Update. The reason is because my sound driver is one of those listed that has known problems with Vista.See Cause#5 here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/946532I have a Sigmatel High Def. Audio Codec sound card and the driver file is: stwrt.sysHere are my specs:Dell Dimension 51502 GB DDR SDRAMIntel Pentium D Dual Core ProcessorDell MotherboardVideo: ATI Radeon X1600 in a PCIe x 16 pin slot (512MB Video RAM)Audio: Sigmatel High Def. Audio CodecAudio Driver Details: Sigmatel Stac 92XX C-Major HD Audio, Ver. you can see, my driver version does not allow me to be offered SP1 as per the MS link above.I searched for a driver on the Dell site which was compatible for my system. I used filters for Dimension 5150, E510 and "Multi System". I found a few drivers that had a later version than (which is the SP1 requirement), but after installing any of them, I get no sound....none of them work.I removed all traces of the previous Sigmatel files, rebooted my computer and installed several of these "updates", one at a time. I end up getting a red X through my speaker icon, which says: "No Audio Device Detected". Device Manager shows and exclamation point with a Code 31 error.I also tried unplugging the speakers and plugging them back in.I need an updated driver that will WORK.Any suggestions??Thx.

A:Split from Windows Vista Driver List

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I have a laptop running on Vista that, several months ago, began spontaneously restarting itself.
When I put it to sleep, it frequently restarts itself (I can actually hear it shutting down and restarting as it would if I did it myself), but once it restarts Vista gives me a "error has occurred, check for solution?" box. The solution it always comes up with is to check my Windows updates for driver updates for my nvidia nForce Networking Controller. I've run the Windows update, and I've manually gone in and tried to update the controller through the device manager. With both of these, it tells me that no updates are available (at least not ones relevant to the driver). I even went so far as to download the drivers package myself from nvidia's website, and upon attempting to install it, a window popped up and informed me that I wasn't running Vista 32-bit (I check and definitely am) and it terminated.

Sometimes also when I don't put it to sleep, I get a blue screen of death with a message that I can never catch fast enough to read all of but I think is related to the driver issue (not sure though). This one isn't like a normal restart and when it reboots, I have the option to put it in safe mode and it is unhappy.

Lastly, I went through device manager and looked at everything to do with nvidia. Nothing needs driver updating (according to windows) except that the 6to4 adapter has a code 10 error that says it downloaded and installed the... Read more

A:Vista and nvidia driver issues

To stop it from restarting when you get the blue screen do the following:
1- right click on "My Computer."
2- Click on properties to see the System Properties.
3- Click on Advance System Settings
4- Under startup and recovery, click on settings.
5- Under system failure, uncheck the restart option.

This should let you catch the error. Just to make sure you're running a 32 bit OS, go to System Properties (step 1,2) and check the system type.

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A friend of mine is getting BSOD when Multitasking for example b/w Itunes, Firefox, and typing a word Doc. She has a 32bit Vista Dell PC. The problems and solutions always says NVIDIA driver problem. She has the NVIDIA Ge Force 6150SE n Force 430

Should we choose to update driver and have it search the Internet and detect the right driver and install it. Should we find the driver, uninstall the current driver and then reinstall the latest driver. What is the best way to find out the most current driver for the 6150 SE, Nforce 430.

What do you think? Thanks.

A:NVIDIA Driver problems in Vista

Hi, I would download the latest driver from Nvidia http://www.nvidia.com/object/win7_winvista...86.18_whql.htmlOnce downloaded uninstall the old driver and reboot, then install the new driver.

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I was going to upgrade to Vista, but I heard on Attack of the Show's The Feed that NVidia's Vista-capable cards were failing to be compatible. I haven't found any information about this other than that little piece on the show. Has anyone had any trouble with their NVidia cards and Vista? Should I wait to upgrade?

A:Nvidia Driver Problems With Vista?

nVIDIA's Vista-drivers still leave something to be desired. They aren't as stable as on the XP side and don't perform as well. I haven't run into any direct compatibility issues but I would not rule it out.

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this error seems to be causing a slow start up for me. I 'm wondering if it would be safe to just delete the driver. I cant find it in the hardware manager (hidden files either)Windows\SysWow64\Drivers\nvport.sys has been blocked from loading due to incompatibility with this system please contact your software vendor for a compatible version of the driver. ( no response from Nvidia)I've looked in quite a few places and can't find a definitive answer.Please HelpSincerelyErik

A:Nvidia driver problem vista 64

It seems:(a) SYSWOW64 is used to support 32bit applications in the 64bit version of the OS and( nvport.sys is related to NVIDIA Pure VideoSee:http://www.nforcershq.com/forum/image-vp497164.html

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As you all know, the "Driver" tab of every device inside Device Manager shows a device's name, driver provider and driver version (as shown in the image)

Is there a command line which could list out (in table format) the name, driver provider and driver version of every device (without grouping them within nodes if possible)?

I'm only interested in device, not driver.  I carefully chose the word "device" instead of "driver" because a device can be made up of several driver (files) which could be at different version amongst them.

I've tried devcon (command is devcon find *) but it doesn't match what I'm looking for -- it's showing a lot of things that I don't even know what they are.  And there's no driver provider or version.

I've also treid driverquery, but it lists driver files instead of
device, and doesn't show version number.

Is there other alternatives?

A:Command line to list out every device's Name, Driver Provider and Driver Version?

http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2006/03/20/how-can-i-get-a-list-of-installed-device-drivers.aspx if a script would work for you

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I am wondering about the correct procedure to follow when updating an NVIDIA Video driver in a windows Vista PC. I have the driver ready to install. I already tried to do this, but didn't seem to work. I uninstalled the old driver through add/remove programs and then deleted it from device manager. The problem was when I rebooted I failed to realize that Vista updates the driver automatically. This prevents me from installing the video driver that I wanted to. In XP you can choose not to update and then install your own. Should I have installed the new driver before rebooting.

Do you really have to uninstall the old one first, or just update the current one. What's the step by step best way to do this. Thanks.

A:NVIDIA Driver Install in Windows Vista

Your are following best practices when installing the driver. I have found in my work as a computer tech that thier is no issue in upgrading the Windows driver with the Nvidia driver. So just go ahead and install it. If your updating a Nvidia driver you should remove it before installing a newer version of the Nvidia driver.

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Hope you guys can let me know what I'm doing wrong. I have run the software to make sure my system is ok to run World of Warcraft in Windows Vista, but after about 2 minutes the game locks up and requires a total shutdown. I've tried shutting off all extra programs such as the sidebar, etc and still get the same result. I've even brought the graphics down to the lowest setting and still no change.

My question, based on my hardware, is what driver should I be using with my nVidia 6600GT? I keep trying to download and it's saying I dont have windows running....needless to say I am stumped and getting aggrivated as I have not played Wow since Thursday! ;(

Here's what I have:

HP Pavilion a564n
nVidia 6600GT
2 Gigs of DDR RAM
250 Gig drive (main drive with tons of space)

thanks and please email me if you want. [email protected](nospam)gmail.com

A:WoW, Vista and the 6600GT nVidia Driver Blues!

Same problem here man. I have a dell Dimension 3000 with Vista Home Basic and just installed a 3DFuzion 6200 and am having the same problems when trying to play some games. It freezes, blue screen comes up and either shuts down or restarts. I cant figure it out either.

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I have an HP Pavilion DV 9000T Notebook. It is running windows Vista Business. I am having some major problems with the graphics, specifically the screen. The screen fluctuates b/w a gray color or bleached colors making it very difficult to see. Just before the computer showed these signs, the NVIDIA Ge force 8600 showed a yellow mark under the device manager. I tried to uninstall and reinstall, putting in the correct driver from NVIDIA. However nothing worked. I then tried to reformat the hard drive using the HP recovery DVD, but that still hasn't fixed the problem. Is this a graphics card issue, hardware issue. The computer is only 18 months old. Appreciate the help?

A:NVIDIA Driver problem with Windows Vista

When I google the specs for HP Pavilion DV 9000T I cannot find one that comes with a GeForce 8600. Did you have that put in after you bought it? Was that an option when you bought it new that I can't find now, 18 months later? If the answer to those two questions is NO, then try installing the drivers for a 512MB NVIDIA® GeForce® Go 7600. I don't know if you have 64 bit Vista or 32 bit Vista or I would link it for ypou. The latest I found though for both OS's is a BETA version dated 9 Feb, 2009.

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A friend of mine is getting BSOD when Multitasking for example b/w Itunes, Firefox, and typing a word Doc. She has a 32bit Vista Dell PC. The problems and solutions always says NVIDIA driver problem. She has the NVIDIA Ge Force 6150SE n Force 430

Should we choose to update driver and have it search the Internet and detect the right driver and install it. Should we find the driver, uninstall the current driver and then reinstall the latest driver. What is the best way to find out the most current driver for the 6150 SE, Nforce 430.

What do you think? Thanks.

A:Solved: Updating an NVIDIA driver in Vista

Go to NVidia and get the driver.


In most cases, it is not necessary to remove the old driver first. Do that only if you have problems later that you can't resolve any other way.

You could do the update automatically, as you mentioned, but the Microsoft driver is not as complete as the one directly from NVidia. It may not support OpenGL graphics, for example, so I'd suggest using the NVidia site.

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When I set up my new PC running Vista Home Premium, I had problems getting my Logitech webcam to work, so being the "know it all but know nothing about Vista" nerd that I am, I thought I should try updating my NVidia graphics driver. Without fully realising that my driver is not the normal GEForce 8200 but rather a Hybrid SLI driver as I am using an HDMI connection to access TV from an external aerial, I installed the GEForce driver. Now my PC won't recognise the correct driver and Vista will only allow updates to the GEForce 8200.
I've become very confused (easily done!) by various posts on other forums on the best way to uninstall and reinstall NVidia drivers so I wonder if anyone here can advise the best/safest way to uninstall the incorrect and reinstall the correct driver. I have the original CD with it on. Some posts advise using a "Driver Cleaner" to get rid of remnants from the registry, others say avoid these like the plague and use Add/Remove.
All contributions, as ever, greatly received.

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I have an HP Pavilion DV 9000T Notebook. It is running windows Vista Business. I am having some major problems with the graphics, specifically the screen. The screen fluctuates b/w a gray color or bleached colors making it very difficult to see. Just before the computer showed these signs, the NVIDIA Ge force 8600 showed a yellow mark under the device manager. I tried to uninstall and reinstall, putting in the correct driver from NVIDIA. However nothing worked. I then tried to reformat the hard drive using the HP recovery DVD, but that still hasn't fixed the problem. Is this a graphics card issue, hardware issue. The computer is only 18 months old. Appreciate the help?

A:NVIDIA Driver Problems with Vista Business!

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For about a week now i have been experiencing a problem. Anytime I try to watch a video on youtube or playing LoL,my screen blacks out and it either:
1.Recovers successfully and displays the error "Display Driver NVIDIA Windows Kernel Mode Driver Windows7, Version 347.25 stopped responding and successfully recovered
2.the screen completely blacks out and displays an error, and PC has to restart.
I am currently running windows 7 x64
Intel Core i7-2670QM
Please help As soon as possible!
Thanks in advance
And here is my Dxdiag Log result
System Information
Time of this report: 4/1/2015, 00:08:58
       Machine name: ASUS-PC
   Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.150128-1513)
           Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
       System Model: N55SL
               BIOS: BIOS Date: 11/10/11 19:12:17 Ver: 04.06.03
          Processor: Intel® Core™ i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.2GHz
             Memory: 8192MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 8096MB RAM
          Page File: 4466MB used, 11723MB available
        Windows Dir: C:\Windows
    DirectX Version: DirectX 11
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A:Display Driver NVIDIA Windows Kernel Mode Driver, Version 347.25

Please download and install Speccy to provide us with information about your computer.  Clicking on this link will automatically initiate the download. 
When Speccy opens you will see a screen similar to the one below.

Click on File which is outlined in red in the screen above, and then click on Publish Snapshot.
The following screen will appear, click on Yes.

The following screen will appear, click on Copy to Clipboard.

In your next post right click inside the Reply to Topic box, then click on Paste.  This will load a link to the Speccy log.

Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.
Checkmark only the following checkboxes:
• List last 10 Event Viewer log
• List Installed Programs
• List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
• List Minidump Files
Click on Go to start the scan.  Once it is finished highlight the text, copy it and paste it in your next post.

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After many many hours of searching forums for solutions I have been unable to find a solution to my problem - so I decided to open a topic of my own and hope someone can help me with my problem specifically.

My problem is similar to this topic, although the solutions posted there aren't working for me. In short: I have been experiencing random but frequent BSODs (16 and counting) with the message 'driver power state overload' being displayed.

In my quest for a solution I wanted to upgrade my drivers, when I noticed my Nvidia Geforce 650M graphics card seems to have disappeared. When I try to install the latest driver from Nvidia's website I get the error 'graphics driver could not find compatible graphics hardware'. Attempting to open the Nvidia control panel gives me the message 'An Nvidia graphics card was not detected on your system' and I cannot find the card listed in the device manager (only the intel HD graphics family is listed under display adapters)... To be clear: I'm quite sure my laptop SHOULD have this card, it's just not detecting it for some reason.

Since the symptoms of my problem are exactly the same as described in the topic linked above, I have tried to follow the solution described by Arc. Installed Driver Fusion, started in in safe mode and tried to delete Nvidia drivers - but nothing seemed to be listed here. I still clicked delete but not sure if this actually did something or not.

A:BSOD driver power state / Nvidia graphics driver problems

Hello Zephos.

As per the supplied data, this is the specification of your graphics.

Name Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000
PNP Device ID PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_0166&SUBSYS_21031043&REV_09\3&11583659&2&10
Adapter Type Intel(R) HD Graphics Family, Intel Corporation compatible
Adapter Description Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000
Adapter RAM (2.080.374.784) bytes
Installed Drivers igdumd64.dll,igd10umd64.dll,igd10umd64.dll,igdumd32,igd10umd32,igd10umd32
Driver Version
So, it says it is not nVidia. But as you are saying that it was Nvidia Geforce 650M, and it disappeared, the best option is to contract the vendor. I wish you are within warranty?

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Hi, I am using a HP Pavilion Notebook 17-f001nl (ENERGY STAR) -  Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4510U CPU @ 2.00GHz - Intel(R) HD Graphics Family (driver version and NVIDIA GeForce 840M (driver version 376.09). Since August 2016 I have been experiencing the 'Display Driver NVIDIA Windows Kernel Mode Driver, version ... stopped working and has been restored' error everytime I start a game from the Steam library. This is often followed by a blue screen and my laptop restarting. The blue screen errors are often associated with 'kernel mode errors' and 'video tdr failure'.I managed to send my laptop to the HP support centre in August, when it was still covered by the warranty. The laptop came back with a new NVIDIA GeForce 840M, but the problems persisted. I have tried pretty much every solution that I managed to find online, without any real success, including: -Clean install almost every NVIDIA driver available for my graphic card and my OS-update the driver of the Intel HD Graphics card-install or hide the NVIDIA graphic adapter WDDM-overclock/underclock-something regarding increasing the time that the graphic card 'waits' for a program to respond, changing it from 2 seconds to 8 seconds I think (cannot recall what the exact process was now)-changing the settings on the NVIDIA Control Panel (e.g. forcing programs to be run by the NVIDIA card, changing the setting of individual games to be run at maximal performance, etc.)-changing settings through... Read more

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Here are my system specs

Athlon 64 X2 3800
Asus A8N32SLI Deluxe
2x Geforce 7800 GT
2 GB (4x512) Crucial Ballistics 2-2-2-6

Vista Ultimate x64
Nvidia Forceware 100.65

I experience a driver crash and recovery from time to time, especially when playing newer 3D games (primarily Lord of the Rings Online). Anyone else having any similar problems?

A:Display Driver Stopped Responding and Has Recovered - nvlddmkm nVidia Driver

Originally Posted by bataylor1314

Here are my system specs

Athlon 64 X2 3800
Asus A8N32SLI Deluxe
2x Geforce 7800 GT
2 GB (4x512) Crucial Ballistics 2-2-2-6

Vista Ultimate x64
Nvidia Forceware 100.65

I experience a driver crash and recovery from time to time, especially when playing newer 3D games (primarily Lord of the Rings Online). Anyone else having any similar problems?

This driver it?s in beta version, remembered, only you need put in mode sli, only one GPU, and the porblem finish. I have 2x 6800, and y resolver with this way.


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I was working with an audio recording software just now when I faced this error (in the subject line). The screen blacked for 10 seconds or so and then came back.

Also, I faced similar errors when I was using Power Point and a screen recorder software but the error was a bit different nvlkdm has stopped working. Also, I had just installed IE 9 beta (hardware acceleration), opened the first site and the system crashed and I had to do a hard reboot and unistall IE 9 to save my life from such errors again. The errors are just random. The nVidia drivers are downloaded the official nVidia and are the latest available for my DELL XPS M1530 with 8600M GT. (OS Win 7 Ultimate 32bit)

I also got two BSOD's at different time with a message saying:
"Unable to reset the display. A problem occured with the display driver driver"
I noted this error code on the blue screen
000000x16 nvlddmkm.sys
Dumping physical memory etc. etc.

There are no Minidumps being formed in Windows/Minidump (I just enabled them now), so I wasn't able to post any of them :-|
All temperatures normal, RAM test with Windows Memory Diagnostic/memtest/DELL Diagnostics pass, no overclocking.
However, I perfomed the stability test with Furmark for my grpahics acrd and the display started flickering with dots. Earlier when I installed the driver and had the performed the stability, it had ran absolutely fine for more than 20 min.
I read somewhere it can be an issue of Windows Update KB24548... Read more

A:Display Driver Nvidia Windows Kernel Mode Driver Version 266.58 stopped responding

I unistalled the previous driver 266.58, clened using a driver sweeper. I installed the drivers that came with my system from DELL (At that time, I had Vista).
I installed the drivers in Compatibility Mode for Win Vista SP2. After this, when I performed the test, the system still crashed and I got this error on the desktop.
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 124
BCP1: 00000000
BCP2: 8797F024
BCP3: 00000000
BCP4: 00000000
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

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"display driver nvidia windows kernel mode driver version 332.21 stopped responding and has recovered"

Hello and thanks in advance for your help.

I am using a Dell XPS 8300 computer with the following specs:
Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1
64 Bit OS
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600 CPU @ 3.40 GHz
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti

Dell has attempted to help me with this problem. Prior to having this error pop up on my screen the computer would just have a blank screen at start up after the dell logo then the windows logo appeared. They had me run the computer in safe mode with networking and they have uninstalled all drivers and reinstalled them, they ran CCleaner and fixed all registry errors/cleaned out temporary files, they installed and ran Windows Security Essentials and got rid of any malware. Finally, they decided to send me a new graphics card. They had a technician come install the new card and run a diagnostic test and update all drivers. Everything seemed to be fine but when I opened a game on the system that uses the more intense graphics, the screen went blank again. I have not played any games since but while browsing the internet at random times, I get the error message from the title of this post. The screen will go blank for a few seconds then reappear with that message. I have tried to do some research and have found that the error is probably something called TDR. However, I am not an expert and I am clueless. Please l... Read more

A:display driver nvidia windows kernel mode driver version 332.21 stopped responding...

Can someone please help me with this?

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I received this error (see subject line or below) this evening while using Adobe Photoshop CS3 on my Windows 7 (64-bit) system.

Error occurred while attempting to use the slice tool in Photoshop. The screen froze momentarily (1-2 seconds), the went black (1-2 seconds) and then came back to "normal" but with the error message in the bottom right corner of screen. If occurred 3-4 times within 2 minutes. I rebooted Photoshop and it has not occurred since, but I'm extremely worried since my computer is my livelihood and I cannot afford to be without it should it go down on me unexpectedly.

I had a local guy install this video card on my system 2-3 weeks ago: http://www.staples.com/PNY-GeForce-9600-GT-1GB-PCIe-Verto-Graphics-Card/product_784288?cmArea=SEARCH

Not sure if it is the culprit or not.

Here's the error again:

"Display driver NVIDIA Windows Kernal Mode Driver, Version 185.93 stopped responding and has successfully recovered."

Thanks in advance for any assistance that is provided.

A:Display driver Nvidia Windows Kernal Mode Driver, Version 185.93 stopped responding

Try downloading the latest drivers from nVidia click on support then download drivers, without knowing your exact Display adapter model i cant give you the exact page to download from

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Hello guys;
I have a problem! I own an Aspire 5750G
and the problem is that i had preinstalled Windows 7 Home Premium (of witch i created a system image)
and i formated it and installed Vista (Home Premium x64 that i own) because of a program that i have to do the job on it (the program didnt worked in W7). The problem is that the program requires a GPU (nVidia one not the Intel) But NONEGPU drivers for GT540M (that i tried) don't work with Vista! I need the solution verry fast or il get fired help me!

A:Solved: Missing nVidia Laptop Driver (Vista)

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Ok, so about a week ago I got a new Emachine from Bestbuy with the hopes of having a new PC to play World of Warcraft. The machine had 512MB DDR2 RAM and Vista 32-bit. So I install the game and I am able to go in and get all the patches, and then install the expansion. However, when I wanted to access the expansion I got an error #121 (something about "mismatched versions"). Now, this problem could just be something with installation, but also when I first put in the WoW expansion disk to install it it said I didn't have enough RAM. So, I went the next day and got 512MB more RAM, and It's Kingston 667MHz DDR2 RAM. Ok, so I go home and put it in and it speeds up my computer A LOT! In my system properties I see that it recognizes the RAM and it all seems to be working fine. So I reinstall World of Warcraft, but when I first try to access the first(non-expansion) game I get an error #132 (a VERY vague error I found out) and it does something about a video hardware issue. I did notice that occasionally that my monitor would shut off and and when I would turn it back on it would say that my graphics drivers had failed or something. However, I naturally assumed it had to do with RAM since it didn't do it before I put the RAM in. So I took the RAM card out and went back in and tried to acces it but it said the same thing. How can this be? So now I am trying to get Video drivers because it seems the next most probable cause, so I downloaded SIW 1.70 an see th... Read more

A:NVIDIA card driver installation problem on Vista 32-bit.....PLEASE HELP


We despise emachines here. I'm not sure what to say passed this. My advise is to return it, and buy a hamster with the refund, you'll get better quality results.

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I recently borrowed a friends video card- an XFX GeForce 6800 XT 256MB PCI-E Video card and I put it in my desktop PC (HP Media Center, Quad Intel 2.4ghz, 4GB RAM, 750GB HD, etc) and I have discovered that the driver is causing my PC to freeze constantly.

I originally thought it was because of a weak power supply but I replaced my OEM with a 550W power supply and it continued to happen. Once I uninstalled the driver, the PC doesn't freeze at all. I tested this by re-installing the driver again and the PC proceeded to keep freezing (once frozen, the only thing I can do is manually power down and turn it back on).

So what on earth do I do here? The driver on nVidia's web site says it is for this card, made for windows vista/7 64 bit.. The same exact thing happened before I upgraded to Windows 7...

A:nVidia GeForce 6 Driver Crashing Win7/Vista

Hi. Make sure you're running the latest chipset drivers for the motherboard before installing the video card driver. Update to the latest bios if you're not running that.

Do you have any yellow exclamation points in the device manager?

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The issue is installing vista and then trying to update the Nvidia drivers for the 7800 GTX 512 only to restart and have a blank screen. You hear the startup sound, but nothing.

Basically I racked my brains trying to find a solution online for this problem, installing the drivers, restarting a million times, safe mode,etc. Now that I found the resolution, just thought I'd share so it may help somebody else who is on the verge of going crazy.

All you have to do is do another upgrade install of Vista and all is well. Updating the drivers after that is not recommended until Nvidia decides to get off their asses and make a compatible driver.

Seems like a logical resolution, but you'd be surprised how well it eluded me.

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well, the subject says it all..

but i had problems with programs and games i was running.. they were always crashing. so i looked up new nvidia drivers and found something that said.. uninstall drivers and intall this one.
i uninstall the driver, reboot my machine... click on setup.exe for the new drivers and it said compatible hardware not found.

not i have ****ty resolution and no video memory and i can't find the proper driver.
can anyone please help me?


A:looking for nvidia driver for vista on toshiba a200 laptop

Did you go to nvidias website to get the drivers? You should also be able to get the drivers from Windows Update.

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Hey, I'm experiencing a problem with my NVIDIA Windows Kernal Mode Driver Version 190.62.
The problem has crashed my computer a number of times, any help would be appreciated.

A:NVIDIA Windows Kernal Driver Mode Driver

oh, i should also mention that i have reinstalled the NVIDIA drivers multiple times

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I have a Dell XPS L502x, which I bought late 2012. Recently the hard drive became corrupt so I've replaced it and installed Windows 7 on the new hard drive. I've just downloaded and ran the software to detect which drivers I need to install and have downloaded and installed all of them with the exception of the nvidia graphics driver which says I need to install an Intel driver first. I've searched the Dell site but I can't find the Intel driver I need.
Please can you point me to the Intel driver that I need to install?

A:nvidia graphics driver you must install intel driver first

Hi mike,
Please download and install the Intel video card driver from the link below.
Please let me know if this helps.

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Several months ago I installed Vista Ultimate x64 as a 2nd OS (with XP Pro kept as the previous OS) in a dual boot system. There have been major problems with the display driver of the Vista OS from day-1 of the installation. I initially thought that improved nVidia x64 drivers would solve the problem when they were released but none have and I've tried them all, including the Betas. I'm currently running nVidia Forceware Release 160, v160.02 June 5, 2007.

The display driver issue manifests itself in many ways. For example, I cannot play any video (DVD discs or avi files). It either won't play at all or is extremely jumpy. I've tried many different software players and none work. It's not a codec issue either. If I disable the nVidia display driver, the video will play normally. Another example, Outlook doesn't refresh the screen properly but, again, if I disable the nVidia driver, Outlook works OK. The same for some Photoshop CS3 problems; they disappear if I disable the nVidia driver.

The Windows Experience Index will not calculate at all with the FX4400 driver enabled. It reports an error and will not run. It reports an error to the effect that some hardware or device driver is not responding. If I disable the nVidia driver and run the Windows Experience Index, I get 5.2 and above for CPU, Memory and RAM. I get 1.0 for the graphics (to be expected I guess without the nVidia driver) but at least this shows the other components are OK.

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I hope someone might have some advice for me here

I cant seem to update my drivers past 175.16, i have tried all the later drivers and do a clean uninstall 1st with Driver Sweeper and CCleaner but when i restart my comp after installing the new drivers my display turns off after windows starts to boot up, just b4 i get to the user accounts log in screen. It then just sits there until finally a blue screen crash. I then have to go in to safe mode, uninstall the new drivers and put the old ones back on.

I have tried burning the newer drivers and installing them from a disc directly through device manager but i have the same issue. It did, however, correctly install the newest beta drivers i found here (180.42) but when i tried to run either Warhammer Online or WoW it said it couldnt find a correct display driver or something.

System Info which may be relevant (i am not all that computer literate)

OS: Vista 32 SP1
Motherboard: NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI Motherboard
Processor: AMD AthlonT 64 FX-62 Dual Core Processor
Memory: 2GB DDR2 PC-6400 SDRAM at 800MHz - 2 x 1024MB
Video Card: 1024MB NVIDIA? GeForceT 7950 GX2
Monitor: 19" Dell UltraSharp 1907FP Black Flat Panel LCD Monitor

Have searched all over and havent really found a solution anywhere tho i have found others with the same or similiar problem, i hope someone can help

A:Nvidia display driver problem - black screen vista 32

Hey i had the exact same problem until i found the solution i dont know whats the deal with all the people trying to overcomlicate things. If you updated your nvidia card and get a blank screen the problem is most likely the same as mine because the new drivers put the default screen to the tv so just connect your card to the tv and put the default to your normal screen.

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When i put in my Geforce FX 5200 and put in the PNY FX5200 Driver Installation CD it successful installed...but then proceeded to give me a blue screen 15 seconds later saying its going to shut down to prevent any error. when i reboot...15 seconds in the blue screen pops out again saying its going to shut down to prevent any errors...soo the only way the error message would go away would be to go back and use onboard....now every time it boots up it says one of the VGA doesnt work.

i went to device manager and clicked on FX 5200 and it said "Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)

Click 'Check for solutions' to send data about this device to Microsoft and to see if there is a solution available."
So...i proceeded to click "update driver" and "search automatically online" and it failed.
help anyone?

A:[SOLVED] (Resolved) Nvidia GeForce FX 5200 on Vista driver error

have you tried downloading and installing nvidia's vista driver yet, from nvidia?

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I've searched around the net on this error.. no real solutions that i have found so far.. figured i'd give this forum a shot... i'm running an 8600GT and 7600GT card at the same time.. didnt have this issue before the 2nd card..

I'm running the latest revision from 12/07 on the driver...

The stop error is 0x0000001D

Anyone have any thoughts.. or am i out of luck with 2 nvidia cards and x64 vista for now?


A:[SOLVED] BSOD x64 Vista.. a driver is mismanaging PTES (2 nvidia cards)..

you need to post any error messages in full
your running the card indervidually
what psu is in it

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What are the pros and cons of the card manufacturer's graphics driver and nvidia's driver? In my case, the card is an Asus.

A:Manufacturer's graphics driver or Nvidia driver?

If it's just the driver we are talking about then you should download the latest version from the manufacturer. Just look for the WHQL as it will not be a BETA driver.
Personally, I never go with the drivers that comes with the card itself.

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is with nvidia 266.58 driver a good driver. I am currently using nvidia 258.96 with my geforce 460 video card. Are there any problems with this driver and win sp1

A:is nvidia 266.58 driver a good driver- any serious bugs

I'm using it..nps thus far

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