So I just bought this laptop, and I installed windows 7, and it should have Intel HD Graphics 5500 + nVidia Geforce 920M 1GB. However, I cant find nVidia Geforce, and when I try to install driver, it says that driver cant find the hardware. Also, when I open device manager, I do not have nVidia under Display adapters section, only Intel HD Graphics 5500. Anyone knows whats up here? I have seen many solutions that involve changing .inf files but I cant even see the nVidia so that does not work for me.
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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.)
have got new lenovo ideapad 305 15ibd windows 10 week agoand when i was resiting it i have shutdown it by mistakenow laptop wont start windowsand i try to boot from usb and wont let me i have try to change bios bot from uefi to legacy support first and it wont read from usb it say ....this product is coveret by one or more of the following patents us6,570,884, us6,115,776 and us6,327,625Read other answers
Hello guys,I bought an LenovoIdeapad 100-15IBD and I want to install Windows XP like OS on it. The main problem it's that when the boot installer it's started I received the following error: The BIOS in this system is not fully ACPI compliant Stop 0x000000A5 " I tried all settings from BIOS, I tried also with a lot of Windows XP versions and nothing. I updated also the BIOS version to the latest one. What I can do to solve this problem because I need this OS for some old software tools? Thank you !Read other answers
I was wondering if anyone has upgraded or swapped out their hdd for a solid state drive on the Ideapad 305 15IBD? My specific model number is 80NJ00F5UK, I have been able to find an mSata ssd drive which says its compatible with the 305 IBD, but not the exact model number above. To be honest Im pretty happy with the performance of the 1TB hdd that i have but just want to confirm whether its possible or not to swap out for an ssd if I wanted to in the future. The main reason would be to squeeze a bit more battery life, as its one area where the laptop is a bit weak. mSata SSDhttps://www.ipc-computer.eu/notebook-spareparts/lenovo/300-serie/ideapad-305-15ibd-80nj005j/hdd-12Read other answers
Hi, i recently bought a laptop lenovo ideapad 100 ,everything went fine until today when i shut it down by keeping pressed the power button , now the laptop won't start . I can see the power and charging light turned on but no fan noise and everithing is turned off.
Now i can hear the fan sometimes and other noises, it showed me once the lenovo start up screen but then it died again . Anyone have any other ideas?I tryed one key recovery and i forgot to mention that my windows 10 had a upgrade last night .Read other 1 answers
Hello Lenovo community.I have purchased a Lenovo Ideapad 100-15ibd with :- Intel Core i5 5200u 2.7 gHz- 4 GB RAM- nVidia 920mI have already upgraded from 4 to 8 GB of RAM ( which is the highest value supported by this processor ) and now i want to upgrade 2 more things. 1. Buy a SSD.2. Install an eGPU.I want to install GTX 1050 TI 4GB and 128 bit on this laptop but i was not sure if this will work as good as i was thinking.I want to know if the GTX 1050 TI 4GB 128 bit is supported by this laptop and if i can install it with that eGPU adapter which is placed in the Wi Fi place. Not thunderbolt. Should i do this upgrade? If i shouldn't upgrade to this graphic card, there is another model better for my laptop ? Thank you!Read other answers
I've instaled Windows 7 X64 and everything works fine except the camera. I tryed to install recomended drivers for this moment but it showed me the message "No appropriate driver has been instaled for your system". After that I tried Lenovo easy cam driver but nothing happend. Next step was going into the Bios and enable it the camera from there but I couldn't find the camera there in my configuration setings. I have readed this forum to find solution for my problem but nothing works for me.There is any other way to solve my problem?Read other answers
Hi , please have anyone faced such this ploblem with this version as i can't extend or duplicate my desktop screen , i'm using windown 10 with tha latest VGA driver update .i bought an adaptor HDMI to VGA but the screen gives me no signal , although it works fine on another laptop.Read other answers
I think my laptop overheats because:When i play weak games like "Live For Speed", "Gun Rocket", "Polarity", etc, the GPU says it is at 90-93C... I'm always using V-Sync or just locking the fps to 60 because i was thinking it will help me...I updated BIOS because i was thinking it was because it was outdated but that doesn't helped me...Is that normal? If no, then if there is solution to fix it or only service can help me?Read other answers
I bought a Lenovo IdeaPad 100-15IBD a few days ago, and after a series of problems that I manage to fix, I woke up this morning to find out that my keyboard and touchpad are not working. Last night (about 9 hours ago) it was working fine. Anyone have any idea how can I fix this?Read other answers
Hello, please is there a possibility to remove battery from Lenovo Ideapad 100-15ibd laptop without opening it? To keep it connected to adapter, when I dont need it to be connected to battery?Thank you
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Opening up the machine will be required. Please see pgs 32-38 of your hardware manual:
Hope this helps.
Hi, I have a problem with an ideapad100 laptop which were recently bought from local retailer. I downloaded all all relevant drivers for this model for Windows 7 Home 64bit. I'm unable to install almost none of them. Here are some of the errors I'm getting:"This BIOS is only for Lenovo 100-14/15IBD. Your macine does not match with this BIOS." - BIOS"No appropriate driver to be installed" - LAN Driver"NVIDIA Installer cannot continue. This graphics driver could not find compatible graphics hardware" - Nvidia VGA Driver"Error 1935" - OneKey Optimizer"This computer does not meet the minimum requirements for installing this software" - Intel VGA Driver"Could not find the device for this driver" - Conexant Audio Driver KB2685811 was fineRealtek LAN was fine Is it possible that they sold a laptop with wrong parts? Or do you have any other ideas? Thanks
Had the same problem. Tried to install Win7 in hope of making the HDMI output project my screen on external monitor, but gave up as got the same error messages as you did. Then installed Win 8.1 and made the external screen work...for about 5 minutes. Then installed Win 10 but external screen still ot working, tried at least 4 different VGA drivers, updated BIOS, etc. My conclusion is that there are serious driver issues with this laptop, Win 7 do not even bother trying. Try Win 8.1 or 10 and let me know if you can use HDMI to project screen ,and the driver version you use! ThanksRead other 2 answers
lenovo ideapad 100-15ibdme dice el administrador de dispositivos que ese dispositivo desconocido es la "Controladora integrada compatible con Microsoft ACPI" Estoy con Windows 7 de 64 bits. He instalado todos los drivers de la página:http://support.lenovo.com/es/es/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/100-series/100-15ibd?linkTrack=GPS%253... especialmente los de la zona chipset porque creo que viene de ahí pero sigue igual. Alguien me ayuda? gracias.Read other answers
Good evening. Can somebody tell me how much memory slots inside notebook Lenovo Ideapad 100-15IBD (80QQ004GFR) ? In service manual written "SODIMM × 2" (page 26, viewer page 30). Same time in many internet shops written that it's only 1 slot on motherboard.
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it's a lenovo forum on com domain. There is no people from lenovo?Read other 9 answers
Hello All, I have bought a LENOVO IdeaPad 100-15IBD andd I have updated everything it is windows 10 and the Intel core i5 version. First booting up and shutting down went fine. Now when I try to shut it down now the screen turns black, but the power button keeps burning and every 5 seconds I hear two hard clicking noises and then it shuts down after 20 seconds. Can anybody help me and give me advice on how to stop it from making these noises? I already checked but there is nothing blocking my fan. Thank you in advance! Kind regards, Gary von Havel.Read other answers
Hello all. I was just hoping someone might have experienced this or had a software solution. I've reinstalled the sound drivers and run one of those lenovo comprehensive hardware checks and the troubleshooting and nothing has worked. Sound works fine when I plug in headphones. I'm just hoping it's not a hardware issue cause the nearest service center is 100+ miles from me and I'm going back to school this upcoming week.Read other answers
hi.I 've downloaded bios update from this site and update but this update make problem for me .... my laptop Esc key not working anywhere. in game not working.. in bios setting not working .. in bot menu not working... please help for downgrade or new version of biosRead other answers
I've just bought a Lenovo Ideapad 100-15IBD and I cannot find a way to turn the keyboard backlight.I tried Fn + Spacebar but therewas no responce.Is anothere way to turn it on or that attribute is not supported from my model?Read other answers
Hello All, I have a problem with my new Ideapad 100-15IBD that I received today. Wireless or Ethernet connection is horribly slow - I have 50Mb/s connection and laptop is using 4-5Mb/s max (just to mention even Chrome download takes about an hour with this connection speed/quality). I have it with W10, but also formatted and installed W7 to check, if maybe it's faulty Realtek drivers (I tried both from Lenovo Support website and Realtek ones). On both versions of Windows the problem occurs. I am now back to W10, so it's as fresh as it gets. I tried different settings of Network Card, tried looking through forums about similar problems, but can't find anything, so I was wondering if anyone, preferably Support Team, has any tips or ideas why it's like this. The Network adapters I see are:Bluetooth devices x2 (not important for me at this point I believe)Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller (tried meddling with this one, now working on default as it's fresh installation)Realted RTL8723BE Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NICI of course got it from retail, it's brand new, so I do not see how it could be broken already (talking about network adapter), so I thought that it's maybe software problem? Also - I noticed it's working even worse on 802.11n only than mixed. Thanks for any tips,c. PS. Sorry for my English, I'm not native speaker (Polish).Read other answers
Hola a todos, hace algo más de 6 años he comprado un Lenuvo Ideapad U410 , el cual me ha gustado mucho, resulta que tuve un problema que involucró cambio de HDD, pero ahora tengo otro problema que realmente quisiera solucionar y no he encontrado nada en la web, mi laptop tienen 2 tarjetas gráficas, un Intel y una Nvidia Gt 610m, la cual debo admitirlo es genial, pero las últimas veces que intenté Jugar LOL en la laptop me corrió super lento y además se bloqueaba el equipo. Luego de que se me dañara el HDD y comprara uno nuevo de marca Toshiba, cuando intenté instalar el driver de Nvidia, la pantalla me salía azul con negro, como si fueran cuadros irregulares, y luego de eso la laptop hacía un ruido como un crig y se reiniciaba, la solución era eliminar el driver. En el administrador de dispositivos aprarecen las 2 tarjetas, pero la Nvidia aparece como controlador básico de vga, y al darle click derecho me indica que tiene un fallo.Al punto al que voy, ésta clase de laptops tiene la gt integrada o se puede cambiar en caso de daño, y sí la respuesta es afirmativa, que Nvidia le debería ponerle.Que debo hacer ahora con la laptop, les agradezco la ayudaRead other answers
Didn't realize the laptop was unplugged and went completely dead sitting there for a month. Went to plug in to power up and nothing. Thought maybe cat chewed on charger cable and tested it and was only pulling 4v vs the 20v it's supposed to but tried new charger that Lenovo sent and still nothing. I've heard battery could be un-chargeable if left to completely die and sit for a while but still don't get why laptop won't boot up when plugged in. Am I dealing with something else internal in addition to a dead battery?Read other answers
I'm trying to run the newest Doom game on a Yoga 13 ideapad and keep getting errors. I believe the problem is the graphics card. I tried downloading the latest from Nvidia but when I install it I get an "installer cannot continue" message. After some googling it seems to me that my computer doesn't allow any other graphics card than the Intell HD that it shipped with, but this card is incompatible with what Doom runs on. I could be wrong about any of this because I am not at all a techie person and just struggling to figure out what's going on. Anyway, so lately I've been trying to find some way to get Nvidia to install and run as my graphics card or driver. I've seen some instructions on how to edit some file manually and it's extremely confusing, and I tried it but I'm pretty sure I didn't do it right, so I'm trying to find some other way to do this. Is it even possible to run Doom on this computer, or does the graphics card just make it completely impossible?
You do not have a Nvidia card, so stop trying to install a Nvidia driver! Your computer does not have a video card. The graphics (Intel 520 or 540) is integrated on the motherboard. You will not be able to buy/install a Nvidia card.Read other 2 answers
I've been searching for an answer to this for a while but I haven't found it. Sorry if this has already been resolved... Earlier in the year I bought an Ideapad Y50-70, but I couldn't manage to install the graphics driver to the NVIDIA 960 graphics card it had. I waited a few months and tried installing all the new driver updates since then, but all gave the same result.After the installation finishes and I restart the computer, it won't start up- it gives me a black screen after the windows logo, which doesn't change even if I leave it for a long time. Usually I can't get it to start up again until I do a recovery to the point before I installed the driver.Once I somehow got the computer to start without doing a recovery, but it still didn't behave normally- it kept freezing no matter what I clicked, and when I finally made it onto the driver control panel, it wouldn't load properly. After that, when I restarted the computer a second time it went back to giving me the black screen. I figured that waiting for further driver updates wouldn't help my case, unless they do what they did with the GTX 860 and make a hotfix driver, which they don't seem to be doing. I use Windows 7, but if I have to install a different version to get my graphics card to work I would. Any help on this would be appreciated. I bought this laptop for the graphics card after all, and right now I can't use it at all. ThanksRead other answers
Hi all, I have just received an Ideapad 310-15ISK with Nvidia 920M graphics card.The operational system is Windows 7 Enterprise. I have installed the latest Nvidia driver: "376.33-notebook-win8-win7-64bit-international-whql".The problem is if I want to run an application that uses this video card (and not the default Intel), I receive a blue screen with graphics card problem and the machine freezes. Is it a hardware issue and should I send it back?? Thanks!Read other answers
Hi all, I have just received an Ideapad 310-15ISK with Nvidia 920MX graphics card.The operational system is Windows 7 Enterprise. I have installed the latest Nvidia driver: "376.33-notebook-win8-win7-64bit-international-whql".The problem is if I want to run an application that uses this video card (and not the default Intel), I receive a blue screen with graphics card problem and the machine freezes. Is it a hardware issue and should I send it back?? Thanks!Read other answers
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M - 4Gb - NVIDIA driver version: 376.09
Integrated Graphics Card: Intel HD Graphics 530 - Intel driver version - 188.8.131.5274
16 Gb - RAM
Microsoft Windows 10 Home - 64Bit - Anniversary Update - 1607
BIOS-version: CDCN26WW, 2015-10-12I can't use any other graphics card than Intel's Integrated Graphics. It started after Anniversary Update of Windows 10. I have all the latest NVIDIA-drivers and NVIDIA GeForce Experience installed. GeForce GTX 960M is detected by installation tools and such but I can't use the card in applications or as the default graphics card. I've tried to find info on this & there seems to be some similar problems but haven't found a solution.Should I update the BIOS? There seems to be some serious issues with that as well...it seems that the track record from Lenovo on that isn't reliable at all...Thankful for some advise.Best, Niklas
I would like to get some second opinions on this problem, so I can be sure there is nothing I am missing/haven't considered. First off, this laptop is not too old -- it was purchased in late 2012 (August) from Lenovo's website. I had very few problems with it, except for a few minor issues like the Touchzone black screen on startup (fixed by disabling that program) and a bluescreen when using newer graphics drivers (fixed by using older drivers certified for this specific model). About six months from purchase, the hard drive began to fail, and it was sent in under warranty to be replaced. Again, this was annoying, but a faulty hard drive requiring replacement still isn't too out of the ordinary. Within the past month or so, I have begun having issues that again I suspect are hardware related. This laptop is frequently used for graphics-intensive tasks; I regularly run Photoshop with hardware acceleration enabled, and play several games on occasion (the bulk of which consists of League of Legends and Warframe). While doing anything using the Nvidia GPU, the laptop has begun completely shutting down within a half hour. This problem has started occurring sooner and more frequently than when it first showed up. Oddly, the issue seems to be most prevalent when running League of Legends, which is a fairly low-spec game to begin with and should not cause immense stress when running. Even so, after starting a match, the framerate will start at a stable 60 a... Read more
dude ,warning!! do not use the nvidia graphics card on any video intensive games.as your default.... I used win7 software to changed the graphics card default from "integrated (intel)" to "Nvidia graphics "... after a week windows was displaying an error " your video setting seems to be slowing down your system do you want to set it to basic"..i chose "ignore" after the second week my screen turned white and my computer would not even boot to bios... I took my computer to lenovo service center and the tech said my mother board is fried it would take 1 to 3 months to get a replacement mother board. the tech recomended i buy a new computer since the cost of repair would be like buying a new computerthe best video card setting is set to auto "let the system decide" how it wants to use the nvdia graphics cardI am assuming here that the nvidia graphics card is only used to cover any over head work load from the intel integrated graphis and is not really supposed to be used as your default video card... to do so means overloading the system and frying the mother board..again I am assuming here....but I dont want you to have the same problem I have... my Y480 is junkedRead other 3 answers
Hi all, I just got an Ideapad 700 15ISK (80RU) laptop with nVidia GeForce GTX950M and I can't get it to work.So far I tried:Windows 7 x64 SP1: fresh install, installed all drivers before graphics.installed lenovo provided Intel graphics driver - installs fine, works fineinstalled lenovo provided nVidia driver - installs fine, BSOD after restart (nvlddmkm.sys)removed nVidia driver in Safe Modeinstalled latest Intel driver - installs fine, works fineinstalled latest nVidia driver - installs fine, BSOD after restart (nvlddmkm.sys)Windows 10 x64: fresh install, installed all drivers before graphicsinstalled lenovo provided Intel graphics driver - installs fine, works fineinstalled lenovo provided nVidia driver - installs stops, watchdog BSODused restore to get rid of driverinstalled latest nVidia driver - installs stops, watchdog BSODuse restore to get rid of driverupdate Windows, which installed some Intel and nVidia drivers - system starts but screen freezes the moment I'm trying to use something that I suppose needs graphics (e.g. Edge, Store), and I can only hard resetin nVidia Control Panel tried selecting Auto, nVidia only, Intel only - none of them worksthe system is only stable if I force integrated graphics in BIOSalso read about this supposed Optimus technology - there no mention aboout it in the BIOS, I can only select UMA only (integrated) or Discrete (auto)As a last resort I'll try to install some Linux as well, but I don't have much hope.Any suggestion is appri... Read moreRead other answers
O... Here's my dillema. My HP NVIDIA card (HP p/n 466762-001 rev:M03) in my HP Model: 9520f Windows 7 Ultimate machine failed. I replaced it with an ASUS NVIDIA GeForce 8500GT card (p/n 5188-8004, asus p/n C403H) that came from a spare HP Pavillion Model a6150y Vista machine I had on hand. The initial VID/Graphics card failure and susequent replacement caused much havock with Windows and some other stuff (ie, not booting/loading Windows etc...) and after much effort I was able to get everything loading & working reasonable well again. But the problem I'm still having is with the old drivers (removing them and all their remnants) and loading the new drivers for the ASUS NVIDIA card that is now in my machine. I've tried normal uninstalls as well as the GURU 3D.com DDU uninstall. I think (and it appeares) that all the old NVIDIA drvers and other software has been uninstalled because I can not find any of it in the normal locations. But I am still unable to install the NVIDIA 8500GT drivers for the ASUS card from the NVIDIA site or even the NVIDIA drivers/software updates that Windows Update has detected and suggested in Windows updates. The insalls start out fine but soon fail to complete. Evidently I (and my brother who was in my machine remotely for a good 6 hours because he is an IT/Computer tech and is ten times more knowledgable than I on this) are missing something very... Read more
Mermiatwd, welcome to the forum. I suggest that you try Revo Uninstaller free version to see if it solves you problem. I use the Advanced option. It removes the program from the HDD and the remnants from the BIOS. I have used it for years with great success with removing those difficult to remove programs. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.Read other 6 answers
I'm not a gamer, but rather an enthusiastic net surfer and would like my present graphics card to be as fast as easily possible. To do this, it has been suggested that I update my card's driver with downloading/installing Nvidia's latest driver (285.62 WHQL, Win7 64-bit...4G RAM, Firefox 9). Would this be the the right thing to do?
If you are not having problems, I would not go looking for troubleRead other 2 answers
I have a Laptop, about 6 months old now.
It's a Samsung RF511.
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Intel Core i7 2630QM @ 2.00Ghz
DDR3 8192 Mb Ram
Nvidia 540M 2GB
My problem is, whenever I try to view a photo it would lag opening and once its opened I'd see blue pixel fragments all over my screen. Previously I tried to Re-install the latest driver. That didn't work. I uninstalled it and removed the registries and what not, that didn't work. So I'm now on a newly formatted Laptop and opening the Default images the Windows provides gives me these errors. Before I formatted I was getting these Errors - "Nvidia Display Driver Has Stopped Responding and Successfully Recovered".
I've read this link and I've done some of what they've said as I stated above.
I don't have anything installed other then Starcraft 2 which is being Optimized right now - and that's it.
I had Photoshop CS6 installed on my previous Installation of Windows and when this problem Occured Photoshop had trouble as well.
So does anyone know what I can do?
I really don't want to send the Laptop off. I'd like to see if I can fix it myself first. If not then I'll send it in.
Any help would be appreciated...
I've attaced an image showing what these blue pixel blocks look like with the Driver Displaying stopped responding
I forgot to add. I was getting the same Blue pixel things, and a lot more when I would open up Starcraft 2. The game ... Read more
Been looking for a good gaming card for 140-160$, these seem to be the 2 contendors, what do you guys think ?
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I regularly check for driver updates with the Lenovo tool. Recnetly, I've noticed that I have the following driver that's called for as an update: NVIDIA Display Driver (NVIDIA N16S / Quadro N16P) However, I've never successfully gotten it to install. Finally I manually downloaded it and ran the install. During the CMD window that scrolls by with details, I see these lines at the end: INFO: Did not install 'c:\drivers\win\nvidiagraphics\nvidia\display.driver\nvlt.inf' because it is not better than the current drivers.INFO: Returning with code 0x100 Does anyone have any thoughts or ideas why we keep getting these types of driver 'updates' when they're not actually updates? Thanks for you input in advance!Read other answers
I have a XPS 8300 from 2011.
My son wanted to upgrade his GPU (he has a Erazer 310 (www.inet.se/.../lenovo-erazer-x310-gtx-750) which has a Nvidia GTX 750 Ti like this one (www.notebookcheck.net/NVIDIA-GeForce-GTX-750-Ti-Desktop-Graphics-Card.126721.0.html)
So I thought it was the perfect time to take his 750 Ti and upgrade both PC's at the same time.
I took my GPU out of the XPS 8300 and inserted the 750 TI. Nothing happened. The PC did not recognize the card.
Then I started to read all types of discussions, problems, adventures and what not, about this PC and a GPU upgrade. Man, I was about to do a BIOS flashing without even knowing what that meant...I have to admit that it has been 2 very interesting days and I have learnt a lot and then...
Then I found the simpliest video with the simplest explanation on how to do proceed. I tried it and completely succeeded in about 15 minutes (plus 10 minutes of downloading a driver).
So, here is the link to the video. The video is in Spanish but these are the SO LOGICAL steps (www.youtube.com/watch):
I added two steps on my own and then followed the video:
1. My step: Turn on the PC and unistall the stock GPU (from the device manager)
2. Turn of the computer.
The video explanation starts in second 50:
3.Disconnect the power (for security reasons).
4. Open the case and extract the GPU you currently have (he does not show this in the video)
5. Check that at least you have 300 W. The XPS 8300 has a 460 W power supply so... Read more
I have the laptop in the subject w/the mentioned graphics. I constantly get the intel 4600 crashing and restarting immediately. it's not that big a deal....just annoying. I always get the 'driver for w8 failed....blah blah blah' I went to get the the W10 driver but windows says the 8 is newer. thoughts? Install the 10 anyway?
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Okay, in my Windows Update, this 'optional' update is forever on there, waiting for me to install it. Well, when I do try to install it, it just ends up failing with error code 80070103 (Unknown error). Is this update necessary for regular use or do I need it, despite it being labeled optional. Oh, and why does it fail continually?
I usually go with the 'if it ain't broke don't fix it' theory when downloading optional updates. If all is working well, I usually find that optional updates are more trouble than help..
i got this update through windows update and i already using my lasted nvidia driver 266.58 so what is this .....
nVidia - Display, Other hardware - NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT
Release DATE 3/31/2011 (published)
Update type: Optional
nVidia Display, Other hardware software update released in February, 2011
Quote: Originally Posted by Overson
i got this update through windows update and i already using my lasted nvidia driver 266.58 so what is this .....
nVidia - Display, Other hardware - NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT
Release DATE 3/31/2011 (published)
Update type: Optional
nVidia Display, Other hardware software update released in February, 2011
Hello Overson, welcome to the forum
Windows update does not necessarily install the newest drivers . If you are having no problems with the driver 266.58 then I would stay with that one
I've searched the Net from top to bottom to find some UniVBE drivers that support the nVidia Vanta chipset and I've turned out blank. Does such a thing exist? Like, I can't play Contructor, that's why I'm asking
Someone said that I can find UniVBE drivers for nVidia cards at www.bootdisk.com, but I searched almost every link there and haven't found it.
advantis I have the same problem. I've looked everywhere but the drivers either have different series numbers (like 1630 or 2311) and I have a 4.12.01.0377 (supposedly the last 4 digits are the key).
Just read a long post from 12/01 and that guy didn't have any luck eithr.
They're telling us to live with what we have or ... get a new video card.
gah. But: you mighat want to read this post:
Drivers padutch All Other Software 28 198 12-09-2001 05:29 PM
Alright, here's the deal.
? Windows Vista Ultimate 32-bit, with SP2 RC.
? nVidia Gforce 9600 GT
Never had problems updating the drivers to their latest versions (downloaded from nvidia.com) until I de-installed Spybot (that crappy anti-spyware thing).
After that, everytime I try to install (after a deinstallation) or update the current drivers nothing happens. Install runs fine, copies files, reboots and voila... same drivers as before.
The only drivers that actually I was able to install were the 178.13 via the internal Windows Update. That's it. If I don't install them, the VGA card is shown as "vgasave" in the Device Manager.
I'm quite fed up with this and planning to reinstall Vista, but backuping everything up is going to be a real hassle, that's why I'm trying to find out a possible solution to this beforehand.
Thanks in advance!
since you plan to reinstall windows, it cant hurt to try this first:
Guru3D - Driver Sweeper (Setup) download from Guru3D.com
I have just bought Lenovo Y50-70. But i wonder how to set NVIDIA Card as default Graphic Adapter instead using Intel Card. Thanks
Welcome to the Forums.
The Y50-70 uses Nvidia Optimus Technology to automatically switch between the Intel GPU (for power saving) and Nvida GPU (for maximum performance).
To manually set the default graphics adapter, you will need to set this inside the Nvidia Control Panel > Manage 3D Settings.
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When I switch my video card settings in BIOS to switchable and not UMA my computer crashes and claims a driver power failure before rebooting to crash again. I've done a repair on windows 10, but that hasn't solved the problem. I have also tried uninstalling Nvidia, but cannot reinstall with the lenovo provided driver installer. It claims there is no compatable hardware. Does anyone have any idea or experienced this previously? ThanksRead other answers