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Problem with updating Nvidia Geforce 8400M GT graphics card

Q: Problem with updating Nvidia Geforce 8400M GT graphics card

Hi,

I successfully installed Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit by choosing custom install on my Sony Vaio VGN-NR21S. I didnt delete my Windows Vista Home Edition 32-bit recovery partition.

I am having difficulty in updating the graphics card which is a Nvidia Geforce 8400M GT. I downloaded a desktop 8400 driver from Nvidia site(UK) for me.

I then used the mobility modder tool for Nvidia and it modified the inf file. I then ran the Setup.exe from the Nvidia directory.

The problem is that i keep getting a message saying "The System has not been modified" after running the setup.exe

I then tried the notebook 8400M GT driver from Nvidia site(even though its not supported by Sony) That didnt work.

So i then tried using the Mobility modder on the notebook 8400M driver but the same problem occurs.

I am not confident in modifying the inf file outlined in the following:

LinkNVIDIA Driver - Convert from Desktop to Mobile (Laptop):

Here are my hardware ID's:

PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0426&SUBSYS_902D104D&REV_A1
PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0426&SUBSYS_902D104D
PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0426&CC_030000
PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0426&CC_0300

if possible could somebody create me an inf file please?

Thanks in advance,

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A: Problem with updating Nvidia Geforce 8400M GT graphics card

This wasn't what you asked, but -

Can you install the Vista graphics driver?

I had to do something like that with my Compaq notebook (8200M graphics). Since doing that, I was able to get drivers from Windows Update or use the generic nVidia mobile drivers. I can't tell you whether it was necessary, but it may have helped.

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The game loads fine until i begin playing, and the graphics are completely messed up. Picture attached below in thumbnails

I can still move around in the game but cannot play it as you can see.
What happened first was I had an issue with direct x 9.0. I would play the game and it would crash within couple hours of playing and it would give me this error "Directx Has Encountered an Unrecoverable Error" which i already know I have the most recent update for that. Checked my DirectX files; No problems found there and i have the most recent DirectX update. Checked my Graphics Card to see if it needed to be updated. Looked as though it did so I updated it to the most recent update for the Geforce 8400M GS: Verde Driver v266.58. After that I had no more crashes and no more Directx errors but, I started having the graphical issue problems in the picture. I have also made sure I have my settings set to the lowest settings in gameplay because my video card is not that impressive. It's beyond me at this point what to do, I have uninstalled all my graphic drivers and re-installed them again to still come to this problem. I bought the Modern Warfare 2 game from steam, and I know all my specs meet minimum required specs besides my CPU speed, but i still don't see why I shouldn't be able to play the game. I will post more information on here including the DxDiag Report.
 

A:Modern Warfare 2 Nvidia Geforce 8400M GS - Graphics Messed Up?

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So, I have upgraded my laptop from Vista-32bits to Windows 7-32bits. I often play games and once my graphics card failed and made my laptop restart. In my attempt to fix it I think I only made it worse by messing up in the device manager, it seems I deleted my graphics card to try and reinstall it. Now I don't seem to be able to re-add it to my device manager, I've tried to download the driver but it does't seem to work, I am now using the Standard VGA dislpay. I have a Sony Vaio VGN-NR21S. What can I do to get it back to work, is it a hardware problem or a driver problem? Thanks in advance.

A:Can't add my GeForce 8400M GT Graphics Card

You can download the driver from your products page...

NR21S/S

NR21S/T

The older Vista drivers should work, if not, try to run them in compatibility mode. Let us know how you get on.

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I have a HP Pavilion dv9934ca notebook with windows 7 and a Nvidia Geforce 8400m GS. Tonight the screen changed into a bunch of lines of different colors. I restarted and right before the login page it would go back to the screen with the colors. I went into safe mode and everything worked so i uninstalled my display adapter in the device manager and rebooted and windows worked but looks like crap. Windows then automatically downloaded and installed the update for the 8400m GS. So i rebooted and it went back to that colored screen. So I went back into safe mode and uninstalled the adapter again and downloaded the driver from Nvidias website and when I rebooted again i got the same screen. Does anyone have any idea what is going on? I'm starting to think the 8400m is toast.
Thanks.

 

A:Nvidia Geforce 8400m GS Problem.

brown bread ..... dead or dying they are very bad mob graphics loads issues with it
 

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I have notebook with the following components:
Intel? Core?2 Duo T5750 2.0GHz 2MB MSIEX600X-431EU FSB667,
3072MB (3GB) DDR2 667MHz,
250GB SATA 5400rpm,
15.4" WXGA 1280x800 Crystal Brite,
nVidia GeForce 8400M 256MB

Everything worked fine on Vista Home. Yesterday i downloaded Windows 7 Professional (original) from MSDNAAC and i have same problems with graphic adapter as some members here. When i go to Display properites it is showing me that i have Standard VGA Graphics Adapter and it is having only 14MB(like when someone installs any OS that does not have drivers in their own database). At first i try to download new drivers from NVIDIA for my graphic card that are supported for Windows 7. When I try to install them after the extraction of files and start of setup an error message appears "The NVIDIA Setup program could not locate any drivers that are compatible with your current hardware. Setup will now exit"
I am not rookie for computers and i tried to uninstall Display drivers, Windows uptade and similiar things and it wont help.
I will appreciate if someone can resolve my problem.

A:NVIDIA GeForce 8400M G Problem

Ok guys, I resolve the problem.
Here is the answer:
Download drivers
Unpack it
Go to display drivers properties
Go update
Choose browse my computer for driver software
Choose let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer
Select Standard Display Adapter and choose Have a disk
Browse for some .inf files in folder u extracted downloaded driver setup and choose one of them
From a list of Graphic Cards select ur model and then just go next,yes etc. and restart computer

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Hello
Recently i updated my laptop Sony Vaio VGN-FZ21M from windows vista home 32 to windows 7 ultimate 64. I didn't update teh OS, i just formatted and reisntalled it from bios. Now i can't find the right drivers for my Graphic Nvidia Geforce 8400M GT GPU. Drivers from geforce website are not working, i get an error message showing that the hardware is not detected.. so i tried to download from Sony support center, but they don't have the drivers for 7 64, just vista 32.
What should i do? any suggestion? I was thinking to reinstall vista 32 and then update it to 7.. If i can't find them
Thanks in advice to all!

A:Problem Nvidia Geforce 8400M GT GPU

these are the latest 74 bit ones from Nvidia so they should work NVIDIA DRIVERS 285.62 WHQL

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I just installed windows 7 professional last night and when trying to personalize my theme, i realized that i couldn't change window color. It only gave me the contrast themes unlike in vista where i could choose the color and it would still look like vista. I'm not sure if that last sentence made much sense, but i hope you get the idea. I can still use the desktop backgrounds and sounds, but not the aero window colors.

When I go to device manager, the only graphics adaptor it shows is the standard VGA. When I had Vista I didn't have any problem. But now that I have Windows 7, the OS won't detect the graphics card. Is it not compatible with Windows 7? I saw another post with a fix for the 8400M GT, and was wondering if maybe there was hope for me.

Thanks in advance for any advice

A:Windows 7 won't detect GeForce 8400M GS graphics card

Google/goto NVIDIA drivers downloads on Nvidia website, select your graphics card and 32/64 bit. It should give you the latest driver to download. (195.62)

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So I have a Sony Vaio VGN-SZ670N and I upgraded it to Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit. Now for some reason it doesnt work or it doesnt recognise it or something. It now says it is a Standard VGA Graphics adapter. I tried downloading the driver but it doesnt work. Somebody please help.

A:Windows 7 Ult and Nvidia Geforce 8400m gs problem

Bump~Please help me

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Hi guys,

I'm wondering if any of you could help me.
I'm using a Sony Vaio VGN-NR31Z/S laptop

Specs:
Intel core 2 duo @ 1.83Ghz
3Gb DDR2-SDRAM
Nvidia Geforce 8400M GT GPU
OS: Vista Home Premium SP2 32bit and Windows 7 Ultimate (RC build 7100) 32bit (Dual Boot)

I'm currently having problems with my graphic card driver and the aero effects in windows 7. It wont allow me to install the driver or use the aero effects and that is a bummer for me. I really wanted to try it out. I'll appreciate it if anybody could help me!!

Thx

A:Nvidia GeForce 8400M GT GPU Driver problem!!!

Hi bleung and welcome to Windows 7 Forums

Try this driver NVIDIA DRIVERS 186.81 WHQL

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I dont know how exactly this works but I just installed windows 7 (ultimate 32bit) and im trying to install my graphics card driver but it doesnt seem to work. my laptop is a Sony Vaio PCG-8112M and it says that they re not compatible or sth. Can anyone plz plz plz plz plz help me???

A:NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT + Sony Vaio PCG-8112M problem

Hi delilah, Welcome to the forums ,try this link Drivers | drivers for mobile cards and laptops | laptopvideo2go.com , If you have any problems with the drivers try the Vista drivers in compatibility mode Compatibility Mode

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Hey guys,

I have a sony vaio vgn-aw31m model with a geforce 9600m gt and i am having problems updating it. My driver version dates back to 2008 so obviously i needed to update the driver. However after downloading them from the Nvdia website, it says that it could not find any compatible hardware. This seems to be a (reasonably) common problem. I have tried laptopvideo2go with no luck. This severely hampers my experiences with games etc. This forum is my last hope :/ if you could answer this you would be saving me a lot of money.

Cheers,

Tuinsmurf.
 

A:Problem with updating my nvdia geforce 9600m gt graphics card.

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Hello…
This is my first time on the forum, thanks in advance for your help.
I have a GeForce 8800 GTS graphics card in a machine that I built and I can’t get the graphic card to work properly. I’ve installed and enabled the drivers – when I reboot the machine, I get the Windows 7 startup screen and then it goes blank. I reboot in Safe Mode – disable drivers – reboot, and it works fine with the integrated onboard drivers. My 6yr old HP monitor is connected to the graphics card using a DVI to VGA adapter (would this cause a problem? I was told no). The motherboard doesn’t have a dedicated video output, so the video I’m getting from integrated drivers is passing through this card. Everything in the machine is working fine except for this problem. I’m not a gamer, but I would eventually like to do video work on this machine and would like to get this card to work properly. In a couple of weeks I will have the opportunity to put this card in another machine but until then is there anything I can do to diagnose the problem?

OS – Windows 7 Ultimate Service Pack 1
CPU Type - DualCore AMD Athlon 64 X2, 2600 MHz (13 x 200) 5200+
Motherboard - Gigabyte GA-M57SLI-S4 / Latest Bios
Motherboard Chipset - nVIDIA nForce 570 SLI, AMD Hammer
System Memory - 3328 MB (DDR2-800 DDR2 SDRAM)
Video Adapter & 3D Accelerator – nVIDIA GeForce 8800GTS – Windows 7 compatible
Corsair TX650W power supply

A:Graphics Card Problem - NVIDIA GeForce 8800GTS

"Integrated drivers" - I suppose that you mean the generic Windows VGA drivers.

Has your hardware ever worked in Windows 7?

Windows 7 is pretty good at including drivers, but it may not include drivers for your nVidia nForce 570 SLI chipset. (I had that with my nVidia/AMD laptop.)

They're available at www.nvidia.com. Make sure that you get the correct bit depth (32 bit, from what you've posted), and the AMD version (not Intel).

NVIDIA DRIVERS 15.58 WHQL

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Thanks to anyone who can help - I'm trying to display images on a Plasma HDTV tomorrow at a wedding reception ... no pressure

There is no output to my Panasonic Viera HDTV from my HP Pavillion dv2500 laptop using the HDMI port.

I am using a cable that is normally plugged into (and therefore currently working!) my HD Tivo. The TV is set to the input normally used by the HDMI cable for the tivo. After plugging into my laptop, I press the Fn+F4 keys, and a small graphic in the lower right of the screen pops up to indicate it's trying to clone the display, but nothing happens.

Computer Specs:
- Vista home premium, 32 Bit, service pack 1, 3.5 windows experience score
- NVidia GeForce 8400M GS with 831MB available graphics memory, driver up-to-date
- 2 GB RAM
- 2.2 GHz

I've tried:
- testing with the s-video output, and everything works fine - but I want HD! (note that when I press fn+f4, the lower right hand graphic pops up with a little TV icon, different from described above)
- adjusting the screen resolution to 1280 x 768 (and also trying other resolutions) before attempting to send out the monitor signal
- going into the NVidia control panel -> change display configuration -> select display you'd like to use -> "my display is not shown on the list" -> and checking "force television display on startup" ... then restarting my computer.
- going to the "Video and Television" settings for the graphics card; the on... Read more

A:Solved: HDMI output problem with HP laptop / NVidia GeForce 8400M to Plasma TV

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hello.i have a laptop sony vaio VGN-AR61M.when i bought it it was running on windows vista.but i formated it and now i have windows 7 ultimate 32 bit.i cant find the drivers for my graphics card:nvidia geforce 8400m gt gpu.PLEASE HELP ME!

A:nvidia geforce 8400m gt gpu

Hi, welcome to the forums

You'll find what you need Here


OS

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I've been search in the internet for a while to find the NVIDIA [GeForce 8400M GT GPU] Driver. I tried the file that provided by the LaptopVideo2go.com, but it still not work.
The properties of my Laptop:
Laptop model: Sony VAIO VGN-FZ17G
OS: Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
Display card: GeForce 8400M GT GPU

When I check the Device manger, it still recognize [Standard VGA Graphics Adapter].

Help me plz~

A:NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT GPU

Did you see this at the nVidia website ?

NVIDIA DRIVERS 197.16 WHQL

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hi there every one,I just joined this form today.
And i am hoping you guys can help me,because I ll go mad with this proble.
I have got HP dv9655 (kb398ea).Originally it came with Vista home premium.But last week i decide to download windows 7.I wiped my hard drive and did clean install (windows7).
It is activated ok,and it says genuni and activated in system info.
MY PROBLEM is Nvidia GeForce 8400M GS (I think)
When i check Device Manager Display,I got yellow mark,i just can't update it.
I tried evrything no joy at all.
My questions:
1)What drivers i need for windows7 Ultimate 32-bit

2)Do I need to download Nvidia drivers from, Nvidia site or HP site.

3)My biggest annoying problem is , screen resulation.It stuck on 600- 480
and I cant changed it.

4)So drivers i need if i am right.
a)nvidia chipset ,(but which one)
b)Whql
c)?...
What else i got no idea.

Still can not change scrren resulationnnn
Just last thing
When i ran bios ,it still shows "VISTA" on bios ,do i also need to do anything with BIOS settings?

THANKS IN ADVANCE EVERYONE
KINDEST REGARDS
rtyrty

A:NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS PLZ HELP''''''

Hey buddie,
Welcome,
Choose and install your drivers for your Gcard.
Report back here after your done with your results.

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Greetings to everyone out there, I am new to the forum. Feel free to critique me if I do or say something wrong.

I purchases a Dell 1300 XPS around November, also u should know I keep very good care of my Laptop.

Recently (being the last month) my computer has been freezing (at least the screen) it flickers green and red, then it pixellates, then my computer crashes.

However about two weeks ago my computer flickered and pixellated, but didn't crash. My computer reinitialized my graphics card and started working. It then told me my graphics card had failed. This was great for me because up until then I really had no idea what was going wrong.

So I now know what my problem is.

Then I decided to go onto cyberspace and look around to see if anyone else had the same problem. I found, Yes! Few people did. However no one has been able to solve the problem.

I've updated my driver, rolled back my driver and have come across nothing but failure. The only thing that I've found to work is just disabling my graphics card, which is pretty lame because my computer goes into fits whenever I try to play a movie or a game.

Please if anyone has any information that would help me it would be much appreciated.
 

A:Nvidia GeForce 8400M GS

Umm i havea 8200 its nice but i meen im getting a 8600gt
 

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hey guys,
i am looking for nvidia geforce 8400m gt windows 7 64 bit driver for sony vaio vgn-fz4000. can anyone help me?
i tried looking in nvidia site but the support page says that i have to get it from sony and sony have not yet updated their drivers.
if anyone can help me please i will really appreciate it.
thank you

A:Need Help! Nvidia Geforce 8400m GT

Check here their has been some luck with others here. Fabe Download NVIDIA drivers | drivers for mobile cards and laptops | laptopvideo2go.com

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Hi, It looks like there is some problem with the graphic card in my laptop. Can I replace or change the NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS with the new one in my HP Pavilion dv6880se laptop? Will appreciate someone's help here to resolve this issue. Thankslaparin

A:Can I change the NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS with the new one in...

Hi Laparin, The service guide I have on this unit if you have a HP Pavilion dv6880se Influx Special Edition Entertainment. If you don't have this unit please provide me a full P/N number so I can find the unit. But if you own this unit. you won't be able to replace the graphic card




ZincasI am an HP notebook/printer technician.Please click ?Accept as Solution ? on the post that solves your issue to help others find the solution.Click the Thumbs Up on the left to say ?Thanks? for helping!

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This is my first post so please bear with me.
I have a Dell XPS M1530 running windows 7 build 7100 32 bit. I am having problems with installing the correct driver with my Nvidia Geforce 8400M GS graphics card. I can currently only use the standard VGA graphics adapter or else my computer will not even start-up properly, Freezes at starting windows screen. I have tried installing the forceware drivers and have also visited NVISION.
I would just like to know if there is any specific driver that i need based on my computer type.

Thank you

A:Help Installing Nvidia Geforce 8400M GS

Try this link: NVIDIA DRIVERS 186.81 WHQL

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I'm having some problems updating my display driver!
I did the Problems Steps Recorder, though!

Basically, when I try to update my software, I just get to a screen that says nothing installed.

Please help if you can! I really appreciate it. If you need any more info, please let me know!

A:NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS won't update

What about a new clean install of latest driver ??????????????????????
Its the same just the nvidia control panel setting will be reset to default !

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Hi guys,

I noticed an old thread around and found it because i experienced the same issue with my nvidia card an i have tried it with a couple models different from 8400M GT and this solution worked just fine.

At a point my graphics card went berserk and from that moment on i had some vertical blue lines over the entire display.

At first I thought it was a OS related issue but after i kept reading and browsing around i noticed that most people recommended to contact Vaio support and they should work out the issue for free in about 3-5 days.

Another solution would have been to bake the entire motherboard which to be honest, i didn't really have the guts to do it

I just wanted to let you all know that this solution really worked and my Vaio has been dunning just fine for the past 4 months without any issues as well as a couple of 2 other machines i applyed this solution to.

1. Buy thermal paste
2. Take your machine apart ( only the case until you can actually reach the video card)
3. Take a hair dryer and hold it at 3cm above your card and turn it on
4. Keep it running for about 2:30 - 3 minutes
5. Make yourself a tee or a cofee and let everything cool off (this is very important because when you apply the thermal paste it is cooler and you could crack something)
6. Apply thermal paste over the video card chip
7. Reasamble your machine

After this everything should run perfectly

Below is the video i used as a reference to do this and I can vouch that everything is up a... Read more

A:NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT PROBELM

Hello andreyg13 and welcome to the forums

Thanks for sharing your solution with us I'm sure others who are experiencing this problem will really appreciate your efforts!

Thanks again,

Tom

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I just installed Windows 7 onto my Vaio Laptop AR630E. Windows 7 is not recognizing my video card (NVidia 8400M GT) at all. I can't find it in the device manager nor can I download new drivers for it. The Sony website has no new drivers for my notebook's model.

I tried to download from NVidia's website but it could not locate my video card either.

A:Windows not recognizing NVidia GeForce 8400M GT

NVIDIA MobilityModder - DriverHeaven.net

Post a screenshot of device manager showing display adapter section maximized, please.

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Hello...
I have Vista on my laptop, and when I first checked, I had a [Nvidia GeForce8400M GT] Graphics Card... I have done nothing wrong, and windows have changed it to a Standard VGA Graphics Adapter.
I installed a piece of software (after the incident) and that discovered what my graphics adapter/card was... Why can't Windows.. I have ran DXDiag and all solutions like that... Is there anywhere to download a [Nvidia GeForce 8400M GT] for VISTA - Vista Only... Or a solution???
 

A:Nvidia GeForce 8400M GT... VISTA HELP REQUIRED!

Hello Joeyc2410,

Have you tried to automatically update the driver using "Update Driver Software" in the Device Manager? or tried downloading the latest driver from the nVIDIA website?

You could give Forceware drivers a bash if you're really struggling, but there really shouldn't be a need.

C.Skyco
 

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This is for Torrentg. Can you please create a custom Inf file for me. I tried everything incl downloading the latest Nvidia driver and mMobilityModder to no avail. I am running windows 7 home premium 64 bit on a sony Vaio laptop with Nvidia geforce 8400M GS and below is the info you need on my video card:

PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0427&SUBSYS_9008104D&REV_A1
PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0427&SUBSYS_9008104D
PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0427&CC_030000
PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0427&CC_0300

Thanks in advance for your help

A:Nvidia geforce 8400m gs 64bit driver

Please do not cross post.

See here.

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Hey, I've been looking through tons of threads in regards to the recognition of the mobile GPU in windows 7. I unfortunately haven't been able to resolve my problem with the threads that have been posted up so far, so I decided to register and make a thread of my own. I figured maybe my model isn't compatible for the same methods.
My specs are:
Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
Sony Vaio VGN-SZ680
(RAM etc not really necessary)

I messed up alot and got no where so I used Driver Sweeper to get rid of any remnants of the programs.

Thanks in advance!

A:Still standard VGA in 7 64bit (NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS)

Have you tried the Nvidia Drivers at NVIDIA & Laptop News | Latest NVIDIA drivers and related news | laptopvideo2go.com along with their Modded INFs? They generally fix the problem of mobile chipsets not being recognized.

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Hi,

I intend to upgrade my Sony Vaio VGN-NR21S/S laptop to Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit I am currently using Windows Vista Home Edition 32-bit.

My graphics card is not compatiable and I have found few threads on this forum which addresses the issue.

Is it better to do the inplace upgrade and then update the graphics card later?

Thanks in advance,

A:Nvidia Geforce 8400M Gt Driver query

You usually can't upgrade the graphics processor on a laptop. What claimed it wasn't compatible? There are Windows 7 drivers available on NVIDIA's website.

NVIDIA DRIVERS 258.96 WHQL

Also, it is recommended to do a clean install if possible. The inplace upgrade can take a while and a lot of people have problems resulting from it.

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I hav sony vaio vgn-fz11z laptop with Windows Vista Ultimate 32bit and NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT graphics card. It went black while playing a game. I restarted but it showed black screen with dotted vertical lines and freezed. I restore it in safe mood. It did not show GeForce 8400M GT graphic card but just Standard VGA Graphics Adopter instead. I tried to reinstall drivers (sony vaio orignal) but on restart,it again freezed.

Then i reinstalled fresh vista 32bit. But its just showing standard VGA adopter card. when I Tried to update it with the driver for NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT graphics card. it refuses saying that driver is up to date. Then i just run the setup file for the driver, it got installed and also shed in device manager as GeForce 8400M GT, but on restart it again hung with black screen with vertical dotted lines. Now i rolled it back to standard adopter VGA card and system boots. System also show vertical white bands as in figure while running or adopter card as shown below.

KINDLY HELP, IM CONFUSED WT TO DO

A:sony vaio NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT PROBELM, HELP PLZ

Hi,

Try downloading the drivers from Sony: -

Sony : VAIO VGN-FZ11Z drivers | Download drivers and updates for VGN-FZ11Z

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Recently I've had my Sony Vaio crash on me, not the O.S. but the graphics card. At power on, the VAIO logo would have colorful line running threw it. Well I found a temporary fix for this problem. YouTube - Sony Vaio VGN-Ar520E Graphics card repair. . Me fixing this problem, If you have any questions. Please feel free to E-mail me.

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I have had to recently reinstall Windows Vista onto my laptop. In the Device Manager\Display Adapters all it says is 'Standard VGA Graphics Adapter' I know for a fact that my video card is Nvidia GeForce 8400M GS TurboCache, but when I install the driver for this I get a BSOD error. I tried the automatic search on nvidia.com/drivers and installed the driver that came up, the same happened. Is there a way to have Windows recognize my video card as the one stated above?
 

A:Installing Nvidia GeForce 8400M GS driver - No display

try windows update
 

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Hi all.

I recently had problems with the factory installed Vista 32bit on my Sony Vaio VGN-AR51E.

I decided to install Windows 7 64bit and since then my laptop has not found my graphics card Nvidia GeForce 8400M GT.

On device manager, display adapters are shown only as Standard VGA Graphics Adapter but on Vista my graphics card was also shown.

I have tried downloading all relevant drivers etc but the Nvidia installer says no graphics hardware can be found.

I am half decent with computers but have no idea when it comes to editing the .nfi (or whatever its called) files that I have seen other posters suggest.

Can someone please confirm if my card is even compatible with my OS and what is the best route to take.

Also, I only found out that my graphics card was not in use whilst trying to play Rome Total War, and the game would not start as it said DirectX 9 is not installed (I am currently using DirectX 11). I have tried all the downloads for DirectX 9 with no avail so im focusing on the graphics card issue.

Other games, such as SimCity 4, work fine with the standard vga graphics adapter though.

For any more info required, just ask.

Much appreciated

A:Nvidia GeForce 8400M GT not found after Windows 7 64bit install

The 8400M GT is currently being driven by the generic Microsoft driver.

Is this the driver you tried? http://us.download.nvidia.com/Window...ional-whql.exe

Here's the full text of the address to the driver minus the "http://" so that it's not automatically 'linked' and automatically truncated: us.download.nvidia.com/Windows/314.22/314.22-notebook-win8-win7-64bit-international-whql.exe

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[Display]
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate, 64-bit (Service Pack 1)
DirectX version: 11.0
GPU processor: GeForce 210
Driver version: 301.42
DirectX support: 10.1
CUDA Cores: 16
Core clock: 589 MHz
Shader clock: 1402 MHz
Memory clock: 625 MHz (1250 MHz data rate)
Memory interface: 32-bit
Total available graphics memory: 2303 MB
Dedicated video memory: 512 MB DDR3
System video memory: 0 MB
Shared system memory: 1791 MB
Video BIOS version: 70.18.5F.00.00
IRQ: 16
Bus: PCI Express x16
I cant tell if i have 1 gb graphics card or only 512 mb card.

A:Please tell me do i have 1 gb nvidia geforce 210 graphics card?

Download and install Speccy - System Information - Free Download .

Run it, and click thew "Graphics" on the left pane
It will provide all the necessary information.

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I recently made a new build with the follow:

Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz quad core
Western Digital Caviar Green 500GB
CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB)
MSI P67A-G45 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel P67
Win 7 Home Premium OEM sp1

Ok so you know what i got, and the MSI Nvidia GeForce GTS 450 graphics card drivers will not work with my system. I think that it is Win 7 cause if i install it in my old desktop it works like a dream and it is running Win XP SP3, and there is no problems at all and I just completed a duel boot with a second hard drive on above system and running xp on it as well and it works fine with it. Any ideas how to make it work? If need more info just post

A:MSI Nvidia GeForce GTS 450 graphics card

I assume you are using the Windows 7 driver and not the XP driver on it,

NVIDIA DRIVERS 280.26 WHQL

might be better to go with the one previous as I haven't been seeing much in the way of good reports on the latest,

NVIDIA DRIVERS 275.33 WHQL

Also is this an untouched windows disk, or has it been modified in some way?

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Hey, I've been looking for a good but not overpriced graphics card for my new computer, which frankly has a terrible card which comes with it. I was wondering if the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti was any good, the most graphically intensive game I will be running on it is Skyrim.

So do you think it's good, and if so which graphics level (Low, Medium, High, Very High) do you think I'd be able to run it on?

Thanks,
-G

P.S:
Here are my current system specs.

Intel Core i5 3330 @ 3.00GHz
Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit
6.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 788MHz
 

A:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti Graphics Card

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AH NEVER MIND, I UPDATED THE GRAPHICS CARD, however

I updated my graphics card, went well.

I got this when trying to troubleshoot the problem why I cannot have Aero on my Windows 7:

I scanned for hardware changes and got this aswell:

Problem as i'm having with the Mass Storage controller, I did the windows update and couldn't find anything. Looked around Google no solution...

A:Updating NVIDIA graphics card

Please check this page and check your model number again.

Is it actually one of these showing up instead?

Sony eSupport - Electronics

It would be very helpful to go to device manager, right click the video adapter, properties, details, change dropdown to hardware ids. Copy and paste what you find to here.

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OK i have a Nvidia Geforce4 Ti4200 Graphics Card and it supports a tv out jack it "looks" very similar to a 7 pin svideo input but its not. I have contacted Nvidia and they have yet to return my emails. any body else have this problem?
 

A:Nvidia Geforce Graphics card-what kind of tv out do i have?

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I have been using this pc for over 2 years. In the Spring of this year the pc kept crashing. I have found out that the graphics card is reaching temperatures of 105 degrees C when playing games. I have cleaned all the fans in the pc with air.

I have been told the heat sync is probably no longer functioning correctly.

GPU temp is 66 deg C when the pc is in normal use and fan speed 40%.

As soon as I play games the fan goes to 100% and the temperatures rise until the card crashes.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

A:Nvidia geforce graphics card 320 overheating

I was having problems with the Nvidia chip in this laptop. Blowing out and cleaning the fans didn't seem to do any good so I took the advice of others and cleaned off the old thermal paste and applied new. It definitely appears to have help. No laptop shut downs since. I used Arctic MX-4. Search Youtube for instructions.

Also, for peace of mind, I uninstalled any temperature monitoring program.

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can somebody help me please ?
Does anybody know if the nvidia GeForce GTX 260M graphics card has a tv out funtion ? It has a vga slot and I was thinking of buying a vga to s video cable and connecting it to my t.v to play games.
thanks.
sean.
 

A:Nvidia GeForce GTX 260M graphics card

The GTX 260M should have a DVI output. I think DVI to HDMI converters are available.
 

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i installed the driver also but it's not working

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 Hi , i want to install a new graphics card on my HP 120-011in desktop pc . Currently my desktop is running integrated Intel HD graphics 4400 . I recently purchased a Nvidia Geforce GT 710 graphics card but when i inserted it in PCI-E port , the pc is not able to detect it . So here are my questions - 1. Why that graphics card is not detected by my pc ?2. Can the PSU of 180 Watts which is installed on my system  handle that card ? If not , which PSU should i purchase ? Its urgent , pls reply fast . Thanks for the help .

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Im using a Hitachi 43in 1080P tv as a monitor and a Nvidea Geforce 703 graphics card I have 8 gig's of ram, but just cant seem to get the picture to look right is there any software that would tweak the setting to get as good a picture as possible or am I stuck with trial and error

A:Nvidia Geforce 730 graphics card 43 in 1080P tv

Originally Posted by pwdiver


Im using a Hitachi 43in 1080P tv as a monitor and a Nvidea Geforce 703 graphics card I have 8 gig's of ram, but just cant seem to get the picture to look right is there any software that would tweak the setting to get as good a picture as possible or am I stuck with trial and error



Hi there

Try the HARDWARE settings on your monitor --you might have to use the handset to get the monitor menu (picture).

There's usually a setting "Auto Scan " / "Auto resize" or similar which should correct the computer W10 image to the correct size. (Aspect ratio setting).

Also set brightness / contrast / colour / sharpening correctly -- makes a HUGE difference. If you have a GAMMA control on the hardware settings use that as it's often better than brightness + contrast combo.

people often forget the hardware menu - especially when using TV's as monitors.

Cheers
jimbo

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I have recently been having a few problems with my graphics card running at a high temperature so i read a few things online on how to clean it and then i did so. Now when i start up my computer normally "start windows normally" i get blue screen and the computer re-starts. When i run dxdiag it says i have no graphics card so im not really sure if its broken or if i have re installed it incorrectly.

Any help with what the most likely cause of this would be is greatly appreciated.

A:Nvidia geforce 240 gts graphics card issue

Power down and re-seat the graphics card again. If it requires an extra power cord make sure that is connected. If it has a cooling fan attached I'd watch to make sure it spins up.

EDIT: what exactly did you do to clean it?

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I have an IM845GL mobo and it comes with three pci slots, the problem is that it also comes with an intel 82845GL GMCH as well and i'm not sure about how to install the card. Should i install the PNY NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500 ( PCI ) reguarly or am i suppose to remove the GMCH? Or is there anything else special i should do before installing the card?

A:Can i get PNY NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500 ( PCI ) graphics card on this?

If the intel graphics is integrated into the motherboard,you
can disable it in the BIOS.
If not,remove it.
Make sure you uninstall the drivers for the old graphics
hardware first.

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Hello All,

Over the last 2 days I have been trying to install a new graphics card, PNY nvidia GeForce GT 430 on my HP Pavilion Elite m9515y Desktop PC. I removed the previous graphics card (nvidia GeForce 9600 GS) uninstalled the nvidia drivers and ran Driver Sweeper to clean up anything that was remaining. I shut off my anti-virus, selected Windows to ask before updating drivers and to ask before downloading and installing updates. I also visited the nvidia website and downloaded the latest driver 285.62 to my desktop.

Unfortunately, upon installing the GT 430 card I am now envcountering 100% of the time the BSoD shortly after booting up or during driver installation process (both with the installation disk and with the driver I downloaded. This happens both in normal and safe mode.

I have received a number of different messages on the blue screen such as: Page_Fault_IN_NONPAGED_AREA, MEMORY_MANAGEMENT, THE_DRIVER_IS_MISMANAGING_SYSTEM_PTES, etc.

All returns to normal when I put the original card back in. I have attached the requested BSoD dump and system info as well as the system health report (buow-vista.html).

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

System Specs:

HP Pavilion Elite m9515y Desktop PC (full retail version)
(HP Pavilion Elite m9515y Desktop PC Product Specifications HP Pavilion Elite m9515y Desktop PC - HP Customer Care (United States - English))
Windows Vista Home Premium x64 (original installation)
AMD Phenom X4 9850 Quad-Core
Upgrades -
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A:BSoD with nvidia GeForce GT 430 graphics card

Welcome to the forum.. If i got time tommorrow i'll peak at the bod.

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Hi guys! I had a problem updating my GeForce, and I was hoping if you could explain to me what just happened:

A friend of mine told me how to update my graphics card driver, and I went to see if I had any updates to do. He gave me the following link:
Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers

Just used their beta scanning thing, and noticed I had an update to do. Cool, right? WRONG!!!

Jesus christ, I thought my PC would die for good! I used the site my friend said, I downloaded the driver and it installed fine. It didn't ask me to restart when the intallation was over, that's what I thought was weird...anyway, I did it manually. When it restarted, the screen was black. It didn't show anything! I could change the brightness and notice the screen changing, but I couldn't see anything. I even typed in the password and it logged on to my user, I know because I could ear the windows sounds. I eventually fixed it, by going to safe mode and uninstalling the drivers and reinstalling the one I had before...whew xD

So that's why i'm here. I wanted to figure out what could have possibly happened, and if this happened to other people as well. Am I supposed to keep my nVidia drivers out of date (is that right? xD)?

Thank you for your time.

A:nVidia GeForce GT 425M Updating Driver Problem

Read this. Nvidia.pdf

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Hi,
Can the following graphics card work for a Optiplex 780 small form factor?
1GB of memory.
Thank you.

A:MSI GT 710 1GD3H LP NVIDIA GeForce GT 710 PCI Express 2.0 1 GB Graphics Card

If you look at the depth of the heatsink and where it needs to fit in the system, it may be a very tight fit or a no-go.

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