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Q: Cannot Upgrade video Driver NVidia

I have not been able to update my video drivers for a very long time. Every time I try I get a message that the update failed. I've been on the Nvidia forums and no attempt to resolve has worked. I have an ASUS G2 with a Nvidia 8600m GT Card.

Preferred Solution: Cannot Upgrade video Driver NVidia

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: Cannot Upgrade video Driver NVidia

latest drivers:

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Hi can anyone recommend upgrading my GeForce4 MX440 card with the new NVidia driver V61.77. This card has never been upgraded.

A:NVidia driver upgrade

I wouldn't update to an unsigned driver and unless it has been signed in the last week the 61.77s aren't signed.
I am running the 56.72s on my other machine but they could use an upgrade. Check and see if they have been signed, if so upgrade. It won't hurt. It won't hurt if they are unsigned either but windows will give you grief about them.

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I have the following extra components added to the desktop: - Seagate 1TB SATA drive- Blu ray drive/burner (replaced the factory DVD burner)- Upgraded RAM to max 16GB (replaced the one 2GB stick for 2x 4GB, matched specs to the other 2x 4GB sticks) After installing the new EVGA nVIDIA GeForce GT 730 card (I checked to make sure specs were compatible with motherboard), my computer does not boot. It stops at the HP blue screen which displays a message similar to "press ESC to setup." Once I press ESC, screen goes black and absolutely nothing happens (no beeps or hardware noise to indicate something is happening).  The manufacturer does recommend a PSU of at least 300W for this video card. Seeing that this model does not require extra power, I thought it may work. This is what I have done so far, without success: - Removed power, cleared CMOS, unplugged power from bluray drive. Turned system on, same result.- Removed power, cleared CMOS, also unplugged power from additional SATA drive. Turned system on, same result.- Removed power, cleared CMOS, reconnected all hardware, installed old video card (Radeon HD-7450). Works. These are my questions: - I have read a few other members having issues with the lack of UEFI firmware support on our PCs, but I could not locate any information regarding the need of UEFI firmware in order to run at EVGA, or the user's manual. Could this be the obstacle to my upgrade?- Do I need a PSU with higher wattage to run... Read more

A:H8-1214 Video Card upgrade to nVIDIA GT 730

@Jonad?, welcome to the forum. Your problem is not having UEFI in the motherboard.  HP didn't begin using UEFI until mid-October, 2012.  The last cards that didn't require UEFI are the GTX 660/670's.  The power supply unit (PSU) would require upgrading, also.  Most members report that a 300W PSU doesn't work in many instances. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

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My in game graphics on almost all games is weird and screwed up, i got this error twice:


Any and all help is appreciated.

A:NVIDIA video driver crash

Are you overclocking your video card at all? The error is exactly as it says. The video driver crashed for some reason, but luckily nvidia drivers are built to recover/reset when this happens rather than hanging the entire system.

I have found this driver version to be very helpful for my nvidia graphic issues.


Download it from here.


That is the 64bit version I assume you need by looking at your OS you listed.

Please install and try this then reply back if it helped your problem.

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i own a geforce 6600 pci-e card, i've never tried forceware before as i use the default factory driver cd for my card, but recently a new game has demanded me to update my drivers for my card and i don't know weather i should choose between installing the latest forceware or video drivers from nvidia, i'm having a tough time deciding which one to install as i don't know the difference between them, so here are my questions:
-should i choose FORCEWARE or just the normal driver update from nvidia? which one is actually better?
-i heard forceware could severely damage the card if it's inproperly used, pelase explain more.
-what are the other minor or major difference between the two?

many thanks for the help.

A:Nvidia forceware or video driver?

coolaid said:

i own a geforce 6600 pci-e card, i've never tried forceware before as i use the default factory driver cd for my card, but recently a new game has demanded me to update my drivers for my card and i don't know weather i should choose between installing the latest forceware or video drivers from nvidia, i'm having a tough time deciding which one to install as i don't know the difference between them, so here are my questions:
-should i choose FORCEWARE or just the normal driver update from nvidia? which one is actually better?
-i heard forceware could severely damage the card if it's inproperly used, pelase explain more.
-what are the other minor or major difference between the two?

many thanks for the help.Click to expand...

Hi coolaid
Nvidia forceware are the official drivers for Nvidia there are the signed which are normally 100% safe and the beta witch are out on test as such.
The latest driver from Nvidia 93-71 a few cards have a problem with so I would recommend
you download NVIDIA Forceware 91-47 and try that one.But what you will need to do is to clean your drivers before installing your new one's if you dont you may get a problem.Download driver cleaner pro it is free and made for Nvidia drivers.Read all about how to use it BUT AWAYS CLEAN IN SAFE MODE.
Just type into google what you want.

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I want to upgrade nvidia video card for my laptop, because it only has card onboard... I can't play highly configurable game..  does my laptop can upgrade the graphics card are not ? I hope it's nvidia card .. pls help me

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I just bought a new game, and when I installed it it gave me an "graphics driver cannot run OpenGL 1.3"

I tried downloading the latest VGA driver from NVIDIA, but when i try to extract it two files do not extract. It gives me a 0x80004005 error code.

Any information on how to fix this extraction problem OR, even better, how to get my video driver to support OpenGL 1.3 would be excellent.


A:NVIDIA Video card driver problem

It would help us a lot to know what your graphics card *is*....

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Is there anyway for me to run World of Warcraft on an unsupported Video Card (NVidIA TNT2) without spending money on a new card? I spent fifty dollars on the game and now I"m stuck! Help?>??

A:Please help me- Video Card/Driver NVidia TNT2- WoW

you could always return the game. have you actually tried the game, and seen it fail. if so, you'll need a newer video card.

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Hey guys,

I recently got this video card, Nvidia GeForce 6200. Great video card for the price, however as i read in the reviews....The drivers that came with it do not support video play. I was told to get the driver 84.21 for this video card. However, I've searched and can not find any driver I can download in relation to this. If any one can help, i would greatly appreciate it.


A:Nvidia GeForce 6200 Video Driver

For the most current support, download the newest drivers from nVidia's website. You can find them here:


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Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit (SP2)
HP Pavilion tx1220us Tablet PC (2 years old now)
nVidia GeForce Go 6150

So this all started a year ago, after a video driver update from Windows Update. Since then, whenever Vista enters/exits a full-screen operation, it shifts out of Aero (resulting in a black screen for 5 seconds, most noticeable with calling UAC).
I've been trying to rollback or get a better update for the driver ever since (especially because Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor says the driver needs to be updated), but have had no success.
A couple months ago I tried installing a video driver with a modded INF. As a result, problem still not fixed, and screen orientation functionality disabled.
Since then, trying to update the video driver (from HP, HP Recovery, and Windows Update) results in a BSOD half-way through (stop 0x7F,(0x0,0x0,0x0,0x0)). Then Windows fails to start, and executes Recovery Manager, which repairs and succeeds.
Obviously, if I didn't try to update the driver this wouldn't happen, but I'd like this to be somewhat resolved when 7 comes. Does anyone have any ideas that could help?

A:BSOD on nVidia Video Driver Update

Originally Posted by Stunrunner

Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit (SP2)
HP Pavilion tx1220us Tablet PC (2 years old now)
nVidia GeForce Go 6150

So this all started a year ago, after a video driver update from Windows Update. Since then, whenever Vista enters/exits a full-screen operation, it shifts out of Aero (resulting in a black screen for 5 seconds, most noticeable with calling UAC).
I've been trying to rollback or get a better update for the driver ever since (especially because Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor says the driver needs to be updated), but have had no success.
A couple months ago I tried installing a video driver with a modded INF. As a result, problem still not fixed, and screen orientation functionality disabled.
Since then, trying to update the video driver (from HP, HP Recovery, and Windows Update) results in a BSOD half-way through (stop 0x7F,(0x0,0x0,0x0,0x0)). Then Windows fails to start, and executes Recovery Manager, which repairs and succeeds.
Obviously, if I didn't try to update the driver this wouldn't happen, but I'd like this to be somewhat resolved when 7 comes. Does anyone have any ideas that could help?


do you happen to have some of the dump files from the BSOD's? they are usually located in c:\windows\minidump, can you zip them (*.dmp) and upload it to us using the attachment icon (its shaped like a paperclip) in the reply form

win 7 is already out and does have a better handle on drivers, especially in 32bit... Read more

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When i first start up my computer it boots up fine but when i play games or browse through firefox it lags and stutters alot. I get high fps in games but still lags. After i restart my computer it works perfectly fine 100% flawless.

I just got an SSD a few weeks ago and upgraded windows 7 to windows 8.1. I still had my Nvidia files in my C drive [HDD] and i uninstalled it. I re installed it onto my SSD and yet it doesn't fix the problem at first start up. Possibly the windows 7 and windows 8 nvidia drivers are connected?

I also uninstalled it 100% through deleting all Nvidia folders i saw in programs data and also in registry settings.

All applications work perfectly fine except firefox browser and high fps game stuttering, teleporting, and lag.

What could possibly be the problem

Here are my computer specs

Using Nvidia Driver: 347.09

EDIT: Rolled Back Back Several Times

Installed older drivers and shut down computer.
Turned it on and it was still same result.
On older drivers i restarted computer and it works fine 100% no lag.
[ Same thing does with the latest drivers ]

What the hell ?

A:MSI GTX 760 Nvidia Driver [First Start Up]Browser Lag, Video Lag


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I am looking to upgrade my graphics card on the H8-1214. I have noticed a lot of other people have posted about this, but I just couldn't find what I was looking for. The H8-1214 currenlty has a NVIDIA FX-1800 graphics card installed. I purchased the NVIDIA Quadro M2000 card, to replace it, but cannot get it to work. I was told by NVIDIA that the card I purchased was defective. So I purchased another one and I am having the same problem. The system boots to the HP splash screen, then it goes to a black screen with a blinking cursor. That is as far as I can get. I can't get into the BIOS with the new card installed either. I've read some info about needing a card that is/isn't UEFI compatible...I'm not really sure which one and honestly I'm not really sure what the difference is. Here is a list of all of my current hardware. It appears that this card is just not compatible, but if someone could verify, I would appreciate it. We purchased a new Samsung 34" curved monitor and the card we currently have is sluggish. If the M2000 isn't compatible, I would like a suggestion from the following video cards: Quadro K4200, or M4000. We need to stick with NVIDIA because we use Solidworks drawing software and it needs these types of video cards.  Motherboard: M3970AM-HP (Angelica) CPU: AMD FX-6100  RAM: 10GB of DDR3  Power Supply Wattage: 300 Watts Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your time.

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Hi All,

I have this system on which i install the Nvidia video driver and the system gives me a BSOD 0x00000116. Failure caused due to dxgkrnl.sys and

I have installed windows 7 first on system and checked - Same Issue
Now I installed Windows Vista and still faces same issue.

Issue starts only after installing video driver.

After the BSOD comes up, i am unable to boot in windows normally and have to disable the video driver for me to boot in windows in the normal mode.

I work with Dell and this is my customer's system. Please Help me get this resolved.

Thanks in Advance !!!!


A:BSOD 0x00000116 After Nvidia Video Driver installation

Info on the STOP 0x116 error message: http://www.sevenforums.com/crash-loc...eshooting.html

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Ok, so recently I have been having a serious problem with my video card and/or the drivers. It seems to happen most when flash is being used in a web page.

I've re-installed both flash and chrome (my browser of choice) and rolled back/re-installed my video drivers.

When it freezes, the whole screen stops, the sound gets drawn out, does that for about 20-50 seconds, then goes back to normal, although sometimes the video (eg a movie) has to be restarted.

I am really tired of this happening, because since most web-ads use flash, a crash can happen anytime.

Thanks in advance!

A:NVidia 280.26 Drivers and Flash, Video Driver Crash?

Can you try this in IE and Firefox?

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I am running Windows 10 with the Insider Program. It's the 64 bit version.
I have the latest (just checked) NVIDIA driver for my GTX 560 Ti.

In the last few days I've experienced a problem in which the graphics driver crashes and then recovers after a few seconds. When it crashes, the screen goes black, as if there's no signal. Then it goes back on, but if I was playing a video when it crashed, the media player (MPC-HC) needs to be restarted, otherwise playback cannot be resumed.

It also happens during general use, ie web browsing and such, though it certainly is more frequent when playing back videos. I'd say 80% of the crashes occur during video playback. And when that happens, in addition to the black screen, the GPU's fan goes full power until the driver is restored.

Since NVIDIA hasn't released a new Windows 10 driver since July, is it safe to say that it's a hardware and not a software issue?

A:NVIDIA driver crashes and recovers during both general use and video

I have the same problem with a GT610. I am using the drivers released on 7 Nov 2015, 359.00. Last working driver for me on win 10 was 347.88. but windows update keeps replacing them with the latest buggy drivers. I have wrote to nvidia and microsoft using their feedback apps but its never fixed. This IS a driver bug as 347.88 works perfectly.

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okay so here is the story... *breathes in*

my comp. specs before i had this problem was:
CPU: AMD athlon 2400+
AUDIO: Soundblaster Live!
VIDEO: geforce 5200 ultra (ew)
RAM: 768(irrelevant anyway)

my current specs:

CPU: AMD athlon 2400+
-AUDIO: Onboard sound,. only one speaker works???
VIDEO: Geforce 6600 LE
RAM: 768(irrelevant anyway)
---- My problem is i upgraded to the Geforce 6600 LE, and the next day found out i had a Hercules 3d Prophet 9800 Pro 128mb video card and wanted to upgrade to that...

-i plug it in and load up windows, install the drivers (i think the wrong ones, didnt know it was hercules....does this make a difference?) and restarted.. windows didn't recognise the video card and comes up as <unavailable> under adapter Tab in advanced settings of display panel (in control panel or right click on desktop)

--i uninstalled hte gfx driver and reinstalled, and restarted. but now after the initial windows XP splash screen, nothing happens, it is just black. i can hear the HD still thinking, and i can do a soft shut off so the OS is still responding?? Also, safe mode wouldnt Pass this file (whichever one was last, i didnt write them down in sequence )
now i am back to the geforce 6600 LE and barely surviving, and getting about .014 FPS on this webpage.. i dont have any drivers installed because when i try to install it says :" Nvidia setup could not detect any drivers that ar... Read more

A:Video Card Driver problems. ATI/NVIDIA/HERCULES

Wow you did a lot of changing man. I would go back and put things the way they were. Then one by one install everything back on. Find out which one makes the problem and find a solution to replace it.

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Error installing nvidia driver for IdeaPad Z570, when installing the driver at a point it freezes, I am using the driver 391.01-notebook-win10-64bit-international-whql downloaded from the official website

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When I check the Device Manager, this device (nVidia WDM Video Capture Driver) has a yellow exclamation next to it. The result is I can't get ASUS Digital VCR to work properly. When I uninstall the device and detect hardware, the drivers (while not certified under Windows logo testing) are reinstalled and everything works fine. However, after a few minutes (or a reboot), the same problem occurs and the yellow exclamation point is back. How can I prevent this from happening? The driver version is 1.22 from nVidia.

A:nVidia video capture driver won't start (code 10)

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Cannot boot in safe mode or VGA mode or last known good config after installing an Nvidia 91.xx driver upgrade. Graphics card is an Nvidia Ti4200 AGP card. When trying to do normal windows boot it gets as far as the Windows splash screen , then goes blank forever. In a safe mode boot attempt the last line printed to screen is "WINDOWS/System32/DRIVERS/agp440.sys", then it hangs there forever.

Swapped to a known good Nvidia 6600 graphics card. Same symptoms. 6600 card again proves fine back in its own PC.

Am able to get to windows recovery console using Win XP CD. Disabling and re-enabling NVSvc and agp440 services does not help. chkdsk c: /r found some error and fixed them, but no improvement. The service VgaSave is enabled.

Nvidia tech support says there's nothing about their drivers that should interfere with Windows booting into Safe Mode with VGA graphics. But something has screwed that up.

My win XP Pro CD is SP1, but the pc is at SP2 with all latest updates as aof a few days ago. I do have an SP2 Cd from another pc.

If I could just get to the System Restore screen I could fall back to a good restore point, but no display!! Helllp!

Win xp pro sp2
ASUS P4C800-E Deluxe Mainboard
Nvidia GeForce4 Ti4200 graphics card
Intel P4 2.6 GHz CPU
1 GB Ram
Western Digital WDC WD800JD 80 GB SATA HDD
Thermaltake 430W power supply model XP550NP
No onboard video
No pci or other cards installed, just mouse, kybd, two optical drives

A:Blank screen even in safe mode after Nvidia driver upgrade

Still no progress. Does anyone have any ideas at all? Need to get my PC back up. Is there a log accessible from DOS or REcovery console that would show what offending file is mising or stopping the boot? Can anyone aim me at a Microsoft article on things like this?

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right now i have a 9500gt and a 1080p monitor. im thinking of getting this Buy the XFX Radeon HD 5670 1GB DDR5 PCIe, DVI & HDM Bundle at TigerDirect.ca

im looking for something around 100$

my question is how much better is the hd5670 vs the 9500gt and is there something better i could get for the same price. my psu is 450 watts btw

A:Need advice on video card upgrade nvidia 9500gt vs radeon hd 5670

Answering your last question first then the answer is a resounding yes! For $100 you can get a much better card but it will all depend on what power supply you have in your case. Make, model, watts and more importantly how many amps are on the 12v rail.

If you don't know then can you get the make and model from the side of the psu. To do that just take side of computer and look for something that resembles the pic below. Its the white label like the one shown.

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Will Toshiba update Nvidia NVS 2100M video driver for S11?

my machine S11 is almost 3 years old. In the first year there were a lot of update for drivers, but in the past 1 year there were no update.

At nvidia's official website there is a driver download page, but if I install the latest driver - it doesn't matter which one - I have several video driver related issue. So I have to downgrade to the Toshiba's nvidia driver.
I will try this one

So will nvidia or toshiba update the video driver?

A:Will Toshiba update Nvidia NVS 2100M video driver for Tecra S11?

To be honest I don?t think Toshiba will offer updates for older notebook models.

As you probably know Toshiba offers modified and tested drivers so it will be interesting to know which kind of problems do you have with NVIDIA driver.

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i have putted windows 7 ultimate 64bit operating system on my notebook Acer 5635G. There is a problem in installing video driver for NVIDIA GEFORCE G105M CUDA 512Mb.
before that i was using Windows 7 ultimate 32 bit operating system, and drivers were fine.
Please help me to find compatible driver for my notebook.

A:Acer Extensa 5635G nVIDIA video driver problem

Hi fett400.

I bought an Acer Extensa 5635ZG recently and had the same problem with my NVIDIA GeForce G105M 512 Mb Turbo Cache. After many attempts to install the right driver, I connected Windows update to do its job. One of the first Windows update downloaded and installed was about Nvidia graphic cards and the problem finished. However, it happened while migrating from Vista Home to Win.7 Pro 32bits, so I don't know whether the same procedure will fix it for Win.7 Ult x64.

Good luck.

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I have a Dell Vostro 1710,
I installed Windows 7 64 Bit and i'm having trouble finding the right video driver for my NVIDIA 8600 M GS. Dell Support recommends to install the Vista 32 bit video driver. I tried that, but the driver won't install, it says something that my OS isn't Vista. The driver version is this one: v / 24.06.2008 (R189832)
The NVIDIA official driver for 8600 M GS (v 179.48) for Windows 7 64 bits does not offer suport to Dell Vostro laptops and send me to manufacturer for drivers. I installed it anyway, but my system won't even start (I had to restore it).
Please help me with any kind of solution or sugestion.
Thank you.

A:Dell Vostro 1710 NVIDIA video driver for Windows 7 64 bit

Edit your post and remove the tag. That's not allowed on this user to user forum.  You can never use a 32 bit driver with 64 bit windows. You can only use the 32 bit driver with 32 bit windows 7--and sometimes that doesn't even work. Did you allow Windows 7 to find a compatible driver? Is the video card working now?  If it works with win 7, don't change the driver. You should have installed the 32 bit Win 7 for compatibility.

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I've posted in this forum under a different name a while ago, but I forgot my username, and my old email host went down, so I made a new one.

Anyway, I know that the MX400 is a really old card, but it's the only thing I got right now. I pulled it from another working PC, so I do know the card still works fine.

I placed in another PC, booted up, and got the ugly 640x480 resolution. I could change the resolution in the Displays settings fine.

However, some old games that required OpenGL just wouldn't run at all, while they would run fine on the other PC. Also, I couldn't play videos in VLC or Windows Media Player.

I forgot all about updating the drivers, so I upgraded the drivers using the last supported version for my MX400, v93.71, from the Nvidia site. I got the "Drivers updated successfully, please restart" message, and restarted. The PC restarted, the Windows logo appeared, the loading bar moved around, and then the screen just went completely blank.

I could only boot the PC into VGA or safe mode, so I used System Restore to go back to the time I removed the driver. And now everything is fine again. Except that I can't watch videos or play 3D games.

The other PC also had the latest drivers installed, and worked fine. Not sure why this is happening to this PC.

Oh yeah, and heres my specs:
Processor: P4 HT 2.6Ghz "Northwood"
Mobo: FIC P4-865PE Max
RAM: 1.25GB PC3200 DDR

A:Solved: Nvidia GeForce2 MX400 driver upgrade = blank screen!

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Via a custom install per the relative Tutorial I've just moved my 2007 Dell Dimension 9200 Vista Home Premium 32bit set-up to Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.

My WPI is now 5.6 - which is the Graphics and Gaming element, with all other elements 5.9.

I assume it may be time to upgrade my Graphics, and if that is so I am not sure what would be appropriate for my system and needs.

I would like to stay with nVidia, am not interested in 3D, and would ultimately like to have a 3 screen set up although am content with a single screen at the moment. Presumably I could do the switching installation myself with a little commonsense and care.

I have enjoyed gaming for decades (Rpg's...Dead Space, Mass Effect, Deus Ex, Skyrim, Tomb Raider etc.,) and am presently contemplating Flight Simulator X.

I am thinking of upping my present Ram from 4 to 8G if I can but am checking this in the Performance and Maintenance Forum.

A:Time to upgrade Single 256mb nVidia GeForce 7900GS (2VDI 1xS-video) ?

Something like the GTX650 would be perfect but your dated processor will bottleneck gaming performance with any higher end graphics card.

It would be wiser to invest in a new modern system if you're willing to do some hardcore gaming.

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I have a problem that has been bugging me quite a while. Randomly whether gaming or not sometimes even when on google chrome, i am getting this problem. Nvidia driver stops working and recovered. I went through 3 vgas, a new power supply, new ram. Though
since I installed the gtx1060 the problem only occured 2 in 2 weeks but it is really random, can't say during gaming or not. I also tried furmarks, burni in test and prime mark to stress my pc and it always passes with flying colours.

The following is the code i receive:
A problem with your video hardware caused Windows to stop working correctly.

Problem signature
Problem Event Name: LiveKernelEvent
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 2057

Extra information about the problem
BCCode: 117
BCP2: FFFFF8800F377364
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1
Bucket ID: X64_0x117_Tdr:2_IMAGE_nvlddmkm.sys
Server information: 493b9bd4-85cb-432e-8aa2-ebcf37a3b71b

My Current system specs:

Gigabyte EP45-UD3P Mobo
CPU Q9550
8GB Corsair dominator
VGAs (I tried GT440, GTX460, GTX1060 - Bought new for me by my friend - got receipts and all)
PSU 1000W eVGA

(I know I have a big bottleneck but I am planning to get a corei7 later on and build the system.)

Any Ideas

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NVIDIA 9500GT video card Display driver stopped responding and has recovered.Display driver NVIDIA windows kernal mode driver,version 258.96 stopped responding....Windows 7 Ult. Can't roll back old drivers. Reformatted and still having proplems....Also had windows install drivers still have video go black for a few seconds then comes back only to do it again....

A:NVIDIA 9500GT video card Display driver stopped responding

Remove your Nvidia drivers using driver sweeper: Guru3D - Driver Sweeper
Then reinstall the current Nvidia drivers: NVIDIA DRIVERS 258.96 WHQL

Either your graphics card is faulty or your RAM is bad or incorrectly configured (timings or voltages)

Test your RAM: RAM - Test with Memtest86+

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Like i said, my video card driver was just on default video card So i undated it to the 7950 geforce driver. I restarted and my internet browsers, firefox and ie stopped working. but i can get on aim.

I have disabled the video card driver, and uninstalled my ethernet driver, which is also an nVidia. None of this has changed the problem.

I can still get on aim, but firefox says "connection was reset" when ever i try to view a website


I've tried adaware, but i can't update it cause it wont connect to the internet. and my spybot is just not starting up.

A:I update nVidia video card driver and internet stops working


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I've been for days already trying to update my video driver.
I have an Acer Aspire 5745PG with a "NVIDIA GeForce 310M" board, and I was trying to run Sony Vegas video editor with Boris Continunn plugins. It happened that some of the plugins, like BCC Text Extrude wouldn't work, showing the message "Insufficient depth resolution to run Blue". I then read somewhere that updating the display driver would do the trick. That was when my nightmares started, I lost already good 3 nights trying to sort this out, without success

The display driver that was before (and that I current have after restoring) was the version

First thing I tried was downloading the driver directly from Acer, which was shown as the latest version from Acer website:

Running it would say "Diver Package Failure - Setup failed to read the required Display Driver to be used with this package"

I then tried directly the NVIDIA own driver, which the latest was version 296.10:
That gave me similar error message :/

So after some researching I found out that some people had the same issue and they had to change the configuration file to allow the installer to recognize this NVIDIA board:

That topic said to look for the "Device Instance Id" p... Read more

A:Can't upgrade NVIDIA GeForce 310M display driver on Acer Aspire 5745PG

This isn't an uncommon problem with laptop graphics, some OEM's choose to not allow the generic nVidia drivers to be compatible. Not sure why the Acer driver fails though.

Try the modded drivers found here: http://forums.laptopvideo2go.com/topic/29406-v30132-windows-7vista-64bit-nvidia/
You need both the driver and the modded INF, and be sure to read the instructions: http://forums.laptopvideo2go.com/topic/9243-forceware-updaters-quickstart-guide/

P.S. Welcome to Acer products; sales first, customer satisfaction.....well sales first.

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I am, by no means, a technical person. I have a 6 month old Toshiba Satellite P25-S526 laptop which I use in my teaching. I do a lot of PowerPoint and often capture video clips to insert into the PP presentations.
I have two problems. First one - when I switch to dual monitor mode to be able to use a projector I have no problem until I come to a slide with a video. At this point the video signal does not make it to the projector. The audio is fine. In order for the video to show on the projector I have to toggle to the auxillary monitor (projector) only. The toggling process often kicks me out of slide show mode and makes me look real dumb (actually not too hard a task). When I toggle to the auxillary monitor my laptop screen goes black and I have to rely on controlling the presentation by watching it on the projected image. Not always ideal when teaching.

Second problem. I have a ADS Tech video capture device and use their CapWiz software. The software has a direct to disk feature which lets me copy video directly to the DVD burner in my computer. The problem is that the audio is not coordinated with the video. The audio is from 1 to 2 seconds behind the video.

It has been suggested that the audio and video drivers on my computer are outdated. In fact, they both have dates in the second half of 2003 whereas the ADS software was created in 2004 and contains Direct X (I think that's the term) controls which (supposedly) my drivers will not handle.

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A:Nvidia GeForce Go 5200 video adapter and Realtek AC97 Audio Driver


Welcome to TechSpot

Toshiba's are generally one of the best laptops around.
Has toshiba tech supp. been able to shed any light on the
dual monitor issue?
I wonder if your 1st prob may be extending desktop to second
monitor (projector) or possibly, cloning desktop to prjector.

I personally have not had the pleasure of working with a projector
on a pc, let alone a laptop. I'm new to both worlds there.

Generally speaking, I've had trouble with any of "direct to cd/dvd"
software features.
It may be suggested to bypass this feature and use the
full feature video capture to hdd then to dvd. This may save
some grief with matching up audio feed with video.

I know you are not the only one having these particular prob's and
I'm certain you came to the right place as many here at TechSpot
will be willing to help out!

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Hey All,  the most recent ThinkPad Video Features Driver (version available through System Update won't install on my P50. I've downloaded it directly through the Lenovo site, Lenovo Vantage, and the System Update app; none have installed the driver properly.  Anyone else experiencing this issue? 

A:P50 ThinkPad Video Features NVIDIA N16S / Quadro N16P driver not installing

I am not trying to offend you by this question.  Have you tried unchecking "Defer Installation" ?  I dont know if it was just accidentally clicked when you were trying to get a screen capture.  So I apologize again.

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PLEASE HELP! After upgrade from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 Nvidia GEforce GT 750M Display Driver causes laptop to fail to startup.
I am running:

Version 10.0.10586 Build 10586
System Model Inspiron 7737
System Type x64-based PC
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4500U CPU @ 1.80GHz, 1801 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date Dell Inc. A06, 27/11/2013

Since upgrading to Windows 10 I have to start up the laptop in safe mode, uninstall the Nvidia card. Then I do a normal restart, at which point windows update automatically re-installs the Nvidia card.
So before I shut down after working each day, I have to remember to uninstall the Nvidia card again, so that the laptop will restart the next time I need it.
There are a few works-arounds i have discovered, but none work for my laptop.

Turning the windows update to a 'metered connection' so that it does not automatically download updates does not work as I am in a rural area with poor internet connection and so cannot work via WIFI.
Downloading the Windows 10 'hide updates' tool does not work as it cannot find any problems with the laptop - even though there is one!

Is there anything you can recommend that would stop my laptop from automatically downloading the Nvidia drivers???? It always downloads an old version of the driver back from 2015 and not the latest one that is availble from March 2106.
Or is there away of telling windows update to download the latest driver and not the old one????
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Hi all, I have just installed Windows 7 on to my Sony Vaio VGN-NR21Z but can't seem to find the correct drivers or be able to install them. Every time I check on Device Manager it just says " Standard VGA Graphics Adapter" and not "NVidia 8400M GT" as it should.

Please can someone help me find the correct video graphics driver for my laptop and tell me what method to install it.
Thanks I really appreciate it.

A:Sony Vaio VGN-NR21Z laptop Windows 7 NVidia 8400 Video Driver required

Hi Techniqs

Welcome to SevenForums here are the video drivers for your laptop

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I have to try to install Red Hat 7 into a Lenovo y50 and i have some issue with the Video Card. The problem id that in graphic mode i can not reduce the resolution of the screen and i have only the 4K resolution so is impossible wotk with it. I Have Downloaded the NVIDIA driver from Nvidia site and tried to follow the installation process found in Red Hat portal (link below)but when i run the driver NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-375.26.run seems that is not compatible.  https://access.redhat.com/solutions/1155663 I'm not a linux expert so i would like to know if there is some workaround to fix it Tanks GIO

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Hi Everyone,
Just thought I'd let you know that I found updating to the latest Nvidia driver halts windows 10 boot up. Rolling back the driver makes Windows boot fine.

nVIDIA GeForce /GTX /Quadro graphic Driver
File Name: nVIDIA-GeForce-GTX-Quadro-graphic-Driver_K2H3H_WIN_22.21.13.8205_A10.EXE
Description: Update Package for Microsoft® Windows® (551.64 MB)

Version: ,A10

Importance: Recommended
Release Date: 05 Jul 2017
Last Updated: 05 Jul 2017
I hope this helps.

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Hi. I've read through some threads in the games forum, where people have recommended upgrading the video drivers to solve gaming problems. Recently I got Diablo II, and it wouldn't play with Direct3D settings (even though DirectX tests say that it's fine), so I decided to upgrade the driver.

Following instructions, I downloaded the driver program and saved it to desktop, then uninstalled the driver for my video card. Windows restarted...then reinstalled the old driver. I've tried booting into Safe Mode to perform the upgrade, with the same results. How can I solve this?

Thanks in advance.

PS. Sorry if this is the wrong forum for this message. I figured it's more a driver problem than a game problem.

A:Video driver upgrade help

What results are you having?
Anyway, uninstall the old driver, reboot, try the new driver.
You may need all the windows updates if you are running windows XP this would include SP2 and the .NET framework.

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Hp g6-2320tx windows 8-64 bit.when i buy my laptop it was windows 8.some days ago i downgrade windows 8 to windows 7.i download all the windows 7 64 bit driver from hp official site.including graphic driver.but now i want to recent update verson graphic driver1.(Radeon (TM) HD 7670M)2.(Intel (R)HD graphics 4000)plzz send me link where i download update verson those two graphic driver.plzzsorry for my bad englishplzz help

A:Upgrade video driver

I know its old but here is the explanation of the driver: This package provides the AMD High-Definition (HD) Graphics Driver and Catalyst Control Center for supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system. For notebooks with switchable graphics modes, this package includes drivers for both graphics processing units (GPUs). Switchable graphics enable users to switch between a power-saving graphics mode (normally used under battery power) and a high-performance graphics mode.  This driver works with Windows 7 and switchable graphics. Other drivers will just cause you problems.  

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I have a Visiontek Xtasy 9200 card and believe I need to update the driver, but when I get to the page to download, I am not sure which one to select. Can someone guide me? Here's the page with all the choices: http://www.visiontek.com/

Catalyst 5.12 Drivers - Windows 2000/XP/Media Center Edition
Package Download Ver. Download Link File Size (KB/MB) Date Posted Notes
Catalyst Control Center Package
5.12 Download 54MB 12/09/05 Includes: Display driver, WDM, and Catalyst Control Center
Control Panel Package 5.12 Download 33MB 12/09/05 Includes: Display driver, WDM, and Control Panel
Description Ver. Download Link File Size (KB/MB) Date Posted Notes
ATI Display Driver 5.12 Download
1 of 3
13.1MB 12/09/05 2D/3D Display Driver
Control Panel 5.12 Download
2 of 3 10.9MB 12/09/05 Control Panel
Catalyst Control Center 5.12 Download
2 of 3 32.4MB 12/09/05 Catalyst Control Center
WDM 5.12 Download 5.01MB 12/09/05 For X850 / X800 cards that have Video Capture Chip

For details on this driver, including resolved issues, please review the RELEASE NOTES.

VisionTek recommends Windows XP Service Pack 2 or higher to be installed.
You must have Microsoft .NET Framework installed prior to downloading and installing the CATALYST Control Center
The Catalyst Uninstaller is an optional download. We recommend using this utility to uninstall any previously installed Catalyst drivers prior to installation.
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A:Solved: Video Card Driver Upgrade

ATI has a newer driver out, Catalyst 5.13. Visiontek only posts a link to the same driver that ATI provides so I'd always get the one from the ATI website as it may be newer, as in this case.

Here's the link: https://support.ati.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=894&task=knowledge&questionID=640

They offer two different downloads for the same driver. One is the full package and the other is just broken up into three parts for dial-up users with slow connections.

So you'd want the: High Speed (Cable / DSL) Catalyst Control Center Package Download 1 of 1 34.2 12/21/05 Display and WDM Drivers included in this bundle

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Ever since I had to re-install Windows XP, my video card hasn't been performing as well as it used to. Any graphics-heavy games or even screensavers just run terribly. I have an nVIDIA RIVA TNT2/TNT2 PRO, and I've read online that the Creative Labs RIVA TNT2 driver ver. 44.04 for XP should be the latest and best driver available for it (my current driver is the 44.03 driver from nVIDIA's driver page). Note that the 44.03 driver is an .exe file, whereas the 44.04 driver from Creative comes in .zip form, forcing a manual installation...

Anyway, I went to run the Hardware Update Wizard so I could point it to my newly extracted 44.04 driver files and update the driver. My steps were as follows:

1. Display Properties
2. Settings
3. Advanced
4. Adapter
5. Properties
6. Driver
7. Update Driver
8. "Install from a list or specific location" (next)
9. "Don't search. I will choose the driver to install." (next)
10. Have Disk...
11. Browse... (then I point to the folder where I have extracted the driver files, and click OK)
12. Next
13. A window comes up telling me the driver is not Windows Logo verified. I've read that this is supposed to happen. I click "Continue Anyway".

At this point, things seem to be going well, until I get this message:

"Copy Error

Setup cannot copy the file nv4_mini.sy_.

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A:Please help me upgrade my Creative video card driver...

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hi, i just bought NHL 2006 for my computer. i installed it right and everything, but when i click the game icon, it goes fullscreen then shows the desktop again with an error message saying that i should upgrade my video drivers.
at this moment i am not on that computer so i cant copy exactly what the message said but, i know it said something about ''direct3d and my video drivers''. i checked the direct x diagnostics tool and everything seems to be updated perfectly. i have direct x 9c.

i redownloaded the latest version of my video drivers(Intel 852GM/855GM/865G/910GL/910GML/915G/915GM/915GMS/945G) at

but still no!!!
i despratly want to play my game

also i have another post in this website concerning my sound drivers but i somehow fixed it hoping that the same thing will happen here.

A:Solved: sound\video driver upgrade

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Hello, I have the following issue with my t460p after I've updated the video driver to version  (r07i616w): Pausing a video (i.e. youtube in a browser)  and continuing after some time leads to a BSOD. This happens reproducible  if screen has been turned off by power manager, while video has been paused. steps to reproduce:1. in power manager  set the time to switch off screen to 1 minute2. start playing a youtube video in a browser (in my case google chrome)3. pause video4. wait until screen has been turned off5. continue playing video more informations to BSOD:BCCode: 1BCP1: 0000000077CCBBAABCP2: 0000000000000000BCP3: 000000000000FFFFBCP4: FFFFF8800895BB60OS Version: 6_1_7601Service Pack: 1_0Product: 256_1 this does not happen with video driver (r07i613w).BIOS is version 2.05. (latest from the lenovo website) Newer drivers downloaded from Intel (  and seem to have the same problem. Sometimes system crashes just by using the intel graphics options panel  by selecting video. The picture of the child should be displayed, instead the system crashes. As newer Intel drivers have the same issue, it looks to me that maybe something different coud be triggering this crashes.  Maybe BIOS?  What is the recommended BIOS version to use in a t460p (no Optimus)?Can I safely downgrade the BIOS version to 2.03 or 2.04? Regards... Read more

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Hello all,
As subject I upgraded my system with Windows 10 for this DELL laptop (i7 - F8C4K42).
After the installation I have found a problem related to the video driver, basically the ATI is not working as expectation  also if I use "configure switchable graphic" to force the ATI to work, this option seems not switching the video card.

I thought it was a problem related to the drivers so I downloaded a latest version of them (below the version used at that time)AMD Radeon R7 M270 Graphics Driverv15.200.1040.0 (A01) June 25, 2015Unfortunately I couldn't installed due an unexpected issue. (below the log of it)

[08/07/15 22:38:14]    Update Package Execution Started[08/07/15 22:38:14]    Original command line: "D:\Driver Dell\Video Driver Dell I7_F8C4K42\Video_DriverATIjuly_2D1DC_WN32_15.200.1040.0_A01.EXE" [08/07/15 22:38:14]    DUP Framework EXE Version:[08/07/15 22:38:14]    DUP Release: 2D1DCA01[08/07/15 22:38:14]    Intializing framework...[08/07/15 22:38:16]    logo.png[08/07/15 22:38:21]    User Command: attended[08/07/15 22:38:21]    DUP Capabilities Value: 39845887 (0x25FFFFF)[08/07/15 22:38:21]    DUP Vendor Software Version: 15.200.1040.0[08/07/15 22:38:21]    Local System/Model Compatible with this Package? Yes[08/07/15 22:38:21]    Local System OS Version: 10.0.0.... Read more

A:Video Driver cannot be installed after windows 10 upgrade

Hi Daniele0786,
I encountered the problem myself today, as choosing the INSTALL option will lead to a failure like you, and choosing EXTRACT option will result in nothing extracted. So I think the procedure of the .EXE file is not working propably. I tried this SOLUTION and it worked well for me. You have to extract the .EXE manually, using 7-Zip. 
1. Download and install 7-Zip from http://www.7-zip.org/2. Open 7-Zip and browse to the folder containing the exe.3. Right click on the exe file and click "Open Inside".4. Double click a folder inside if needed to get to the files.5. Select the files you need by clicking on them while holding down the ctrl key.6. Right click on the selected files and click "Copy To".7. Type a path or click on the "..." button to browse for a folder.8. Click Ok.
Remember to extract each driver to one folder and name it so you won't mistake one for another. The content of the .EXE (the driver) should be extracted completely, then you can choose the Setup file(it is the file with "Application" type) to manual install it. Done!
Hope this works for you.

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I have a Westinghouse TV that I'm using as a monitor. I don't have a specific driver for it, nor do I think one exists. The generic Windows monitor driver worked fine for about a month with Windows 8 (via new Lenovo desktop ? which pumped out 1920x1080 over HDMI, and which is the native resolution of the monitor. Life was good!)

Yesterday morning I updated to 8.1, and today I'm letterboxed. The image is clear and the correct aspect ratio, but it's just smaller and I'm wasting a couple inches of screen space all around. I've tried changing the resolution and rebooting various times. At one point the imaged pulled all the way out, left/right, but not top/bottom. It's the Lenovo/AMD-Radeon/Win8.1 machine ? not the monitor which still works fine with other machines. (albeit via VGA, not HDMI ? which is a manual source setting change in the monitor.)

- Westinghouse EW39T4LZ 39" 1080p 60Hz LCD HDTV
- AMD Radeon HD 7560D (Lenovo box)
- Windows 8.1 (online update from 8 OEM)

This is the problem since updating to 8.1 ? some kind of driver update-problem-something.

I'm thinking I delete the AMD Radeon HD 7560D line-item from my Device Manager, and then when I reboot, it will be found and reinstalled. That's what I would have done with XP anyway.

Or I could uninstall the driver from within the AMD Radeon properties window above (Drivers tab) ? but I'm afraid I will lose the screen and a reboot won't fix that, and then I'm stuck with re-imaging the OS fro... Read more

A:8.1 upgrade generic video driver problem

Yours is the third report of this behavior and the previous two reports also involved HD Radeon graphics. Now, the other two have not yet reported back but I will point you to one of these threads instead of repeating my advice here. Good luck.

WDDM v1.1 Driver for ATI HD4600 on Windows 8.1 clips

Good luck and please let us know if you find a fix.

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