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Dual GTS 450's in SLi. Option does NOT appear in nVidia Control Panel.

Q: Dual GTS 450's in SLi. Option does NOT appear in nVidia Control Panel.

Hi, A few days ago, I made a small purchase.
I bought 2x ZOTAC nVidia GTS 450's and a SLi Bridge connector.

I've read around that the SLi enable option should be available under the 3D section, with the PhysX configuration, but it's just simply NOT there.

Even GPU-Z says that SLi is disabled!

The video cards are installed, I disabled my onboard video from my Motherboard Bios.
But still, it does not let me SLi those bad boys to squeeze max performance out of my pc.

What should I do?


Code:
Video Card:
2x http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814500187&cm_re=ZOTAC_GTS_450-_-14-500-187-_-Product

Code:
SLi Bridge connector:
http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=10450BD3820&vpn=SLI-12CM&manufacture=ARCTIC%20COOLING

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A: Dual GTS 450's in SLi. Option does NOT appear in nVidia Control Panel.

For starters you cannot run SLI on an AMD chipset, you need a motherboard with a Nvidia chipset. Short of replacing your motherboard or running a single card, there isn't much you can do other than returning the cards and going with a single card or getting two AMD cards to run in Crossfire if you want dual cards.

Personally I would return them and go with a single card. For what you paid for those two (or at least the price on Newegg at the moment) you could have got a GTX 470 or HD 6950, either of which performs about the same (or a bit faster in some cases) as 2 GTS 450's in SLI.

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Do you see an option in the Nvidia control panel for the card specs / increasing clock freq, fan info, etc?
(it is set to Advanced mode)
I removed .75, rebooted into plain VGA and put these new ones on and did another reboot - but i dont see all the info that I used to see previously...?

A:Nvidia control panel option for the card specs?

Cards ID and driver versions should still be there. Increasing clock freq, fans etc is handled by a seperate program - nVidia System Tools with ESA Support. Reinstall this program.

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I have a new T470p running Windows 10 Enterprise x64 Build 16296. In Device Manager I can see 2 display adapters, an "Intel HD Graphics 630" and an "NVIVIDA GeForce 940MX". After updating the NVIDIA drivers to v22.21.13.8205 when I start the NVIDIA Control Panel applet I get the following dialog:  Previously the applet would open normally. Any ideas as to how to get the applet to open normally? 

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I've had this P40 a year or so with no issues. Discovered some sluggish graphics performance, checked to make sure nvidia was being used, and it wasn't. Went to change the nVidia settings and there was no nVidia control panel in my menus. Tried installing the latest drivers for the Quadro M500M. Uninstalled all nVidia drivers and software, directories (in C:\ and in Program Files) and installed selecting the "clean installation" option. Nothing I do will bring the nVidia control panel back. The whole reason I purchased this was the Quadro support. Outraged I just paid for another year of warranty only to find out that doesn't cover software issues at all. Anyone have a suggestion? Before I sell this and buy a machine from a brand with better support while under warranty.

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1. When trying to open existing or new graphic email attachments, the following error message appears: "This file does not have a program associated with it to perform this action. Create an association in the Folders Option control panel." Where do I find this?
2. Have not been able to download Adobe Flash Player. Each time I click "Download" nothing happens. Could the Norton security program be part of this problem?
 

A:Folders Option control panel

Right click on the attachment that won't open and 'save as', save to your desktop. Right click the file and go to 'open with' and choose which program you would like to open the files as a defualt. Make sure the 'Always use the selected appication for files of this type' checkbox is checked and open. Now when you open the attachment in outlook, it should load in the application you selected.
For Flash, go to www.adobe.com and search for standalone flash install. You should find the download page and be able to download a setup file to run locally which shouldn't be affected by norton or any other programs,
Hope this helps,
Stu.
 

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I have been trying to get bluetooth to work on my computer but keep failing.

When I went here ...

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/883258

.. I noticed there should be a bluetooth option in control panel requiring it to be activated. I dont have this and I am running XP with SP2.

How can I get this onto my computer?

Thanks
Dz

A:No Bluetooth Option in Control Panel

Hello Dezzmo, Welcome to TSF!

Have a look at this article... A User's Guide - How to navigate the Windows XP Control Panel.
(Click the coloured link.); then, scroll down to around Figure 20: and I think you will find the answer, under Portable Media Devices.

Post Back with the results.

Kind Regards,

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How can a remove or add options to the control panel? in Xp Sp3. Freeware maybe? thanks
 

A:Control Panel Option Removal

what options? You can use group policy to hide/show the control panel and/or allow/stop users fiddling with it.
 

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Quick question, i am using a ATI radeon 700064mb pci and i was wondering what is the difference between, Display:

Plug and play = (name of card)

and

Default plug and play = (name of card)

What happens when i put it on default, more graphics, sound better, faster load times , what?

thanks.
 

A:Question about an option in my control panel

Hi U2K,
My guess is probably nothing. If the default means regarding a monitor that doesn't return a plug and play code to the os, it only allows the most common refresh rates at common resolutions.
If the card identifies the monitor properly, it should disable any resolutions or refresh rates that that specific mon can't or shouldn't run.

Just my .02
 

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Dear Team,

I want to disable Date Time Option of Control Panel in Administrator User of Windows 7 on more than 100 Individual Computers which are located on different Places.

I can do with help of Group Policy on Single Computer but I want now Automated Process (Like Batch File etc.) which I can made and run on Multiple Computers to Enable and Disable Date Time Option of Control Panel

Please Support for same.

Regards,
Harvinder Singh

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Hello All,

I have been trying to solve a Zone Alarm problem, but the fix seems to have turned into a Windows problem. I hope someone can help me.

I've used ZoneAlarm Security Suite for several years now, but during the past year I have been unable to install upgrades. Usually the process gets stuck during the uninstall of the old version. SO this time I tried to manually uninstall first. It seemed to work (via Add/Remove Programs) and then I tried installing the new version, but it got stuck while copying files over.

On the Zonealarm Forum I got some help from someone who gave me some instructions to follow to "completely" uninstall all zonealarm (zonelabs) files. Following these instructions (which I'll post below) appeared to have removed Zonealarm, but I still could not install the new version - it got stuck at the exact same point while copying files over.

So now I don't have the old version and can't install the new version.
Now to the Windows problem. (Thanks for your patience)

Everything else on my PC seems to be working fine. Email, internet, other programs...but then I went to use Photoshop Elements and it started up by showing me the user license and asking for acceptance (which it hasn't done since I installed it over a year ago). I accepted it and then got the following message:Your Adobe Photoshop Elements username, organization, or serial number is missing or invalid. The application can not continue and must close.So I figured this m... Read more

A:Missing Add/Remove option in Control Panel

Hello and welcome to TSF


Click Start, Run and type REGEDIT. This starts the Registry Editor. Navigate to:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE \Microsoft\Windows \CurrentVersion\Uninstall\<Program Name>
( <Program Name> here is Adobe Photoshop Elements)
*
In the right-pane, do the following:

Double-click NoRemove (REG_DWORD) and set it to 0
Double-click NoModify (REG_DWORD) and set it to 0

If NoRemove is set to 1, the Remove button will be unavailable
If NoModify is set to 1, the Change button will be unavailable
info

This should help with Adobe Photoshop Elements.

Now, for ZA.

Try using the Windows Installer CleanUp Utility. As long as you installed the application using the Windows Installer, this utility will remove all the folders, files, registry keys, and entries from your system and allow you to start over with a clean slate.

Download the Windows Installer CleanUp Utility
Locate and run msicuu2.exe to install the Windows Installer CleanUp Utility.
Locate and launch the Windows Installer CleanUp Utility on the Start menu.
From the Windows Installer CleanUp Utility window, locate the application in the list and click the Remove button.
Once the application has been removed, click the Exit button to close the utility.

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A:Not able to open Add/Remove option in COntrol panel

hai....

os windows 2000 pro if u want to shutdown the system auomatically rastart the system but not shutdown. what kind of problem pls anyone idea please tell.

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Recently I started getting the message "This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Create an association in the Folder Option Control Panel" when trying to access several files such as Favorites, shortcuts, my databases, etc. and I don't know how to eliminate the error messages. Any help?
 

A:Solved: Folder Option Control Panel

What file or program are you having a problem with?

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Hi
Ive just switched From win 2k to xp pro (no sp yet) so i hope this isn't just me being dumb

I'm trying to resolve some hardware issues by installing / reinstalling but when i go to the control panel all there is is "ADD HARDWARE"

unless I'm mistaken this panel should read add remove hardware? This is the same for all user accounts including the default administrator account which i have never used or altered.

Please could someone give me a clue as to how to restore this option, or let me know if I'm being dim and its supposed to be that way.
 

A:Solved: missing control panel option ???

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Hi, I came across this issue while trying to solve another, the issue of the annoying on-screen caps lock indicator (solved using this method). Many of the solutions I found involved going to control panel-->Display and choosing "Advanced settings" or right click on desktop-->screen resolution-->advanced settings.  My computer does not have a "Display option" in the control panel:It also does not have an "Advanced settings" or similar option in the display settings in the settings menu/through right clicking on the desktop and selecting screen resolution. Why is it seemingly impossible for me to edit anything to do with the display beyond a very basic level? Thanks. 

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I would like to uninstall a number of programs which I think may be running on start up - the problem is there is no uninstall option when I click on the program in the control panel there is no uninstall option in the program group. Some programs have this option - some dont.

The programs include Yahoo Messenger, McAfee Anti Virus, Norton Internet Security and a few more.
 

A:There is no option to uninstall many programs in Control Panel

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I have XP Home SP3 generally running quite nicely but the other day I noticed when I opened Control panel that the Task Pane no longer gives the option of viewing it in either Classic view or category view.

I have it set for classic view as this is my preference. So there is no problem from my angle. It's just not possible to switch back to category view if I ever choose to in the future.

Kelly's Korner gives a tweak to set the view either way but this does not reinstate the option on the task pane.

Just in case someone is going to suggest it, No I can't do a system restore because it is turned off.

Any help with this would be appreciated.

Cheers

A:Control panel no longer gives a viewing option

Hello jackisback

This may be what you are looking for.

Open Control Panel > click tools > select Folder Options > under General tab select

"show common tasks in folders"

This should get the task pane back if you want it back in the future.

Hope this was helpful

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My Control Panel has for some unknown reason changed from showing the Icons and Titles in rows, left to right to a single column list. I cannot get it to view in the manner I prefer (left to right in rows). There used to be a clickable way to change it back and forth but nothing is allowing that change anymore.
Edit addition: I also notice that in Control Panel I no longer have a "Display" icon.
 

A:Solved: Control Panel view option

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Good Day to all....

Had a question...
the nvidia control panel when i try to open the desk top part of the control panel it crashs the program... I am try to run my daul screens at two different res. But apparently i need to do it through Nvidia control panel ?????? Is there a fix to stop the desktop portion of the nvidia control panel from crashing it self????? Thanx in advance ....

A:nvidia control panel

Hello Kodiak420!

The Nvidia Control Panel follows with your Graphic Driver. Try reinstalling your Driver by using Nvidia Uninstaller (uninstall from your control panel as we know!)



   Warning
Your resolution will change after you restarted your computer, it's all normal because Windows 7 is using the default driver


   Tip
If you want to clean leftover files use the popular software, Driver Sweeper

Drivers - Clean Left over Files after Uninstalling

If you don't want to uninstall your driver, i'm sure there's some members having other suggestions for you!
Hope this helps.

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When I try to open the Nvidia Control Panel nothing happens. I'm on my laptop and it is Windows XP SP2.
 

A:Nvidia Control Panel

Bump.
 

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I have recently updated the driver for my graphics card and suddenly find I have two NVidia control panels installed!
version 2.7.13.16 and version 7.2.710
The latest one doesn't seem to operate properly, just tells an earlier version exists. How can I remove the older version OR remove the latest version. I don't want two and barely use it anyway!

Thanks
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8 Pro, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5000+, AMD64 Family 15 Model 107 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4095 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 476837 MB, Free - 421225 MB; F: Total - 238472 MB, Free - 180610 MB; H: Total - 78528 MB, Free - 4496 MB; P: Total - 1430796 MB, Free - 867623 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., M3N78
 

A:Nvidia control panel

control panel>programs and features and then uninstall BOTH restart then go to www.nvidia.com and DL the latest drivers.
 

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When I try to open NVIDIA control. It says NVIDIA control panel extensions can not be created.

A:NVIDIA CONTROL PANEL

That your NVIDIA driver software is not install properly. Uninstall current driver software and install your operating system supported driver.
and if after this process you face same problem then update your driver software.

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I've searched whole Google, and couldn't find anything..
It just doesn't appear on Desktop with Right Click, or in Control Panel..
I really need to get to the Digital Vibrance Colors :|

Any Ideas? I Have GF 9800 GT. Got the latest drivers from nVidia site...
maybe I should get some newer DirectX ? Anyone knows?

A:nVidia Control Panel

Do you have anti virus enabled? If so then disable it and reinstall the driver.

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hey guys. i was looking around for some help with this..i installed windows 7 and no control panel. please dont say i didnt search..cause i did

nVidia Control Panel

i uninstalled current drivers and installed the 185.85 as recommended. I have a 9800gtx and when i try to install the control panel it says "setup failed to read Display Driver to be used with this package". I read that i should temporary disable winrar, which i did. also, i saw on the post that the data should be in .cab not .rar, which they are.

help me please =)

A:NVIDIA control panel help.

Unless there is more to it than I can visualize in my brains, disabling (can you even do that? heh heh) Winrar has no affect on anything to do with NVidia, drivers or your video card.

I suggest you Google for how to clean your system of NVidia files and uninstall NVidia driver.

Based on your reading, when you are satisfied your system is "clean", then reinstall the driver by running the .exe.

Use this driver to reinstall.

http://www.nvidia.com/object/win7_wi...1.07_whql.html

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So i just bought the Nvidia 3d kit with the glasses and the little 3d monitor! However something seems to be going wrong when i work with it, whenever i try to install the drivers i get this problem, it simply won't allow me to!

ImageShack? - Online Photo and Video Hosting

It simply says

"Installer can not continue

this graphics driver is does not find kompatbel graphics hardware"

I've tried to reinstall and rebooting my pc, but nothing seems to be working for me..!

A:nVidia Control Panel help please!

Which GPU are you using?

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Hi,
Recently I have noticed that my nvidia control panel doesn't reconise my games! It used to until I installed the new 180.48 driver set. I have tried to add to it making sure I choose a .exe file but nothing seems to happen.

I know this doesn't make a huge difference but squeezing a few more fps is alway a bonus.

Any ideas?
 

A:Nvidia control panel

probably have to unlock it through regedit. google it, there are walk throughs out there.
 

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I am having an issue with nvidia control panel 2.5 and an xp machine with a geforce 6200 by bfgtech.

The problem is that I cannot access the "manage custom resolution" feature in where I should be able to define my resolution wanted and force the resolution.

The reason for this is so that I can use this machine as a media box. It has s-video out and digital audio output so its good to go. The allowed resolutions are not cutting it as they don't display correctly when it is plugged in to the tv. It works but everything looks fuzzy.

I have another laptop with s-video out and it has nvidia control panel 2.2. I was able to select the 720 by 480 resolution which works perfectly with my tv. The tv is a regular 50 inch projection tv using an s-video cable.
 

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Hi,
I always changed those Perfomance and Quality thingies, but never noticed a difference, what does it change?
I mean, those 32xq Anti-Aliasing, never seen a difference.

Is there a performance change?
Like, 2 times faster , or??

A:Nvidia Control Panel

I've only noticed slight differences with some games and programs. When using the advanced settings there is a tab for application specific settings and I think those settings override the global settings. Unless your using the slider (basic panel).

I've also noticed that the older the game the less impact your settings seem to have. Like with Doom3, I cant change/improve the quality no matter what settings I use in the CP. I do notice a change in FPS in the game. But visualy, I cant see a difference.

I would be currious to hear some more detailed and accurate info from other users.

Also I'll mention I have the nvidia service set to manual. Im not sure how much impact if any that has.

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i lost my nvidia control panel. i discovered that by trying to change my display settings. i went to there web site for help and it is confusing trying to get a step by step fix for this. it is an nvidia geforce gts 450. would uninstalling and re-installing the drivers fix this? is there a specific driver for this control panel?
thank you pothound

A:nvidia control panel

The control panel comes with the driver. You could try reinstalling the driver.

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Hey

for some reason every time i goto watch a video on my computer, the video looks dark.

I go into nvidia control panel > Video/Television > Adjust

and Gamma keeps resetting itself to -8% instead of 9% i've applied it a heap of times, posted on nvidia forums but no luck.

My graphics card is: nvidia geforce 6800GS
 

A:nvidia control panel, help

why not just adjust your monitor brightness directly?
 

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I'm running on the 91.47 drivers from Nvidia for my 7600GT card and the problem I have is that the Gamma setting will not stay set. Everything else like the brightness, contrast, etc, etc, all stay the same. But the Gamma setting always goes back to -8 when I reboot.would use the latest drivers but shortly after installing the latest ones, I installed The Sims 2 Bon Voyage (few days after the drivers) and after playing it for the first time, I rebooted and got a "DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL" and had to format because no solutions worked. Any ideas?

A:Nvidia Control Panel

after using the nvidia control panel to make your screen adjustments, save it as a profile and set that profile to be the default. Check in your display section inside your control panel that everything is a match to what you set nvidia to, and make sure in msconfig that nvidia is set to run at start up, i think its called nview.exe or nwiz.exe

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i want to disable access to the power option on my pc u know where u can change the power button to do a certain thing cos i want to block safe mode with networking on my pc

1. is there a reg key or cmd line to disable safe mode in windows 7

2. is there a reg key or cmd line to disable the power options in control panel

A:how can i disable power option in control panel via cmd or regedit

please help

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So all of a sudden I can't connect to the Internet. I have my wifi switch on my laptop turned on, I've done everything so far so I could get my wifi back on, but it just won't happen. I've rebooted my laptop three times already, did the same thing with the modem, and nothing.
Refreshed and still nothing.
I've uploaded an image so to have a clearer picture of things. Hope it helps.
Please help. I need internet on my laptop.
My OS is win7
 

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Nothing happens when I click on Add/remove programs in Control Panel.
I am also getting a dialog box at the end of log in saying" Error loading C:\Windows\System32\NvCpl.dll. A dynamic link library initialisation failed.

A:Add/remove programs option in Control panel does not respond

Hello; Try this:

Click Start, run, type cmd /k and press enter.

Type regsvr32 appwiz.cpl and press enter.

Type regsvr32 mshtml.dll and press enter.

Type exit and press enter.

Reboot.

Any improvement?

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I have a Creative Labs and a Logitech z-5500 5.1 sourround system. Originally, everything worked fine so I know this is not a hardware problem. I've recently had to reinstall Windows 7 Ult 64, and now I'm only getting stereo sound out of my 5.1 system. Going into Sounds/Diagnostics in control panel I see there's only an option for STEREO, not 5.1 Surround. When I go to the Creative diagnostics and switch from 2/2.1 sound to 5.1 sound, the drop down menu immediately switches back to 2.1. Any suggestions on how to get my sound system fully functioning? I've disabled the onboard sound in the BIOS of my motherboard and made sure the connectors are installed correwctly.

Thanks!

Chris

A:Stereo only option in Sounds applet in Control Panel

Download the correct 64-bit driver from the Creative support website if you haven't already.
The one installed by Windows 7 Setup may not allow the device to be fully functional.
Creative Worldwide Support

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Hi, I recently downloaded and install NVIDIA's July update on Video Cards. When I tried to run 3D Vision it says "Feature is not enable. Press OK to launch control panel.Please review stereo setup information." When I pressed OK, the control panel application crashed. Microsofts reports "NVIDIA Control Panel Application,2.7.130.16 has stopped working." I'm running on VISTA 32-bit Home Edition 2 GB of RAM and Geforce 8200.

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I used to be able to access the Nvidia Control Panel, and I don't know what changed that made it so that I can't access the Nvidia Control Panel.
 
I did a system restore to an older point, but the problem still persists.
 
When I try to access the Nvidia control Panel, It says something about not recognizing the Nvidia graphics card on my computer.
 
Here is a Speccy link because I do not want to list every spec of my laptop.
 
http://speccy.piriform.com/results/iPr07kFK8aje7ISlX2dIJlU
 
I run Windows 8 64 bit and use a Intel Graphics card as well as the Nvidia GTX 760m
 
It seems that the computer does not recognize the Nvidia card.
 
I did a driver update from the Asus website, because my computer is ASUS n56jr laptop.  My games work now, but I still can't access the Nvidia control panel.  Rather than having a popup message, I double click on Nvidia control panel under Hardware and Sound in control panel, and nothing happens.
 
As I said before, this problem hasn't happened before.

A:I can't access Nvidia Control Panel

Hi,
Are you using the latest version of the Nvidia drivers? I just updated my system less than two weeks ago.
Keep us posted

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hey

Every time i go to watch videos on my computer i notice they are dark and yucky

I went into my nvidia control panel > video and tv > adjust settings and restored default that fixed the problem, next day it was back

For some reason in the nvidia control panel it keeps resetting gamma too -8% instead of 9%

this is ever since i formatted..

How come its changing it back, how can i fix this? thanks

Gfx card == nvidia geforce 6800GS
 

A:nvidia control panel problem!!

man.....wish I knew I have had this problem too before Try reinstalling the Nvidia drivers see if that helps
 

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I have a Nvidia GeForce five hundred something video card with a saber laptop. Some video games started crashing and from the error message it seems that it's a video card issue. i tried downloading updated version but now when I click on the Nvidia control panel nothing happens! and i dont see any nvidia in the device manager
 

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i installed a nvidia 7900gs vidio card . i have tried everything i no including using a driver cleaner but i still cant get my nvidia control to work. i get error code 1.2.0.90
 

A:nvidia control panel error 1.2.0.90

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hello sir, i asking for your help .
i have just installed nvidia . when it done, i open my nvidia control panel , there is a line and blur in nvidia logo, i cannot play any game now .
can you help me how to fix it ?

A:nvidia control panel is blur

Check your temperatures. Download SpeedFan

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All of a sudden (probably started 10+ days ago) I can't access the NVIDIA Control panel, I get an instant error message, as per attached. I am running 175.16 driver and I can't install newest driver as I need to access the NVIDIA Control panel so I can set up dual monitors.

I can't even run Driver Sweeper, it leaves 3 files behind and I don't think it does an uninstall.

HELP!

A:Can't Access NVIDIA Control Panel

Hello Kotuku,

I would try uninstalling the video driver from Programs and Features, then reinstall or install the latest driver version to see if that helps.

Latest NVIDIA ForceWare Video Drivers

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I'm having a fairly long time problem of not being able to access the nVidia Control Panel for my GeForce 6800. I was able to at one time, but after installing a newer driver version, I've lost the ability to access the control panel and I have not yet been able to access it again. When I try to load it, I get the waiting cursor, but after a few seconds, it reverts back and noting loads. The last version that I believe I had the control panel working was 162.18, and I think it stopped working when I tried to update from that to 163.75, but I can't be sure of it. I have 169.21 right now.

A:Can't Open nVidia Control Panel

hello ,

what you may have done is down loaded the wrong drivers for your card ??

i have done this befor !!

so go back to the home site for your card & compare the versions

also you may need a patch for the upgrade from the home site for the card ??

now when installing the new drivers & software for the card did you uninstall the older version then reboot & install the newer version then reboot

just need to ask

also

now what i need to do is go to your (device manager)

now once there you will want to select from the toolbar of the window(veiw) then a drop down menu / from it you will select (show all hidden devices)

now if you see any (red or yellow) quotation marks , make a note of what they

now go to the (event veiwer) this is thru the (administrator tools) in the control panel
here you will find 3 to 4 subcatagories

you will want to check each of them for this is where windows keeps track of all errors
now you will want to make notes of the errors that have been recorded ( you do not have to make notes of double entries just of the dates of their happenings & how many there is)
you will get more information on the errors if you (right) click them / then select properties

then get back to us

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I was using a friends PC (windows XP, IE 8) and right clicked on desktop and in menu it had NVIDIA control panel, being it was something new to me I clicked on it thinking it would open and I could see what it was. Nothing really happened after clicking on it but when I did a restart all the desktop short cuts loaded blank and the names of links contained .ink after them.
None of them will open neither can I open things in Control Panel. Was going to do a system restore but again nothing will open. It was not in add/remove programs for I was in there prior to finding this and it was not listed. He said he did not download it and not aware it was there. Do I owe him a new PC or can someone bail we out of this mess?

thanks, tlh99
 

A:Solved: NVIDIA control panel

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Here's a query:

On, for example, Far Cry 2 I have all the display settings on full, including antialiasing (can be set to x8). However on my Nvidia Control Panel the antialiasing mode setting is set to 'override application setting' (see attachment).

My question is this: in order to get the best from my game should I set the game's settings on full (or to whatever I want) and set the Nvidia settings to full too (or to match those of the game)?

I am confused by this because logic suggests that the Nvidia CP does actually override all other settings but when I run Crysis the game crashes if I have antialiasing on full but when I set the antialiasing to x4 then it runs fine. This would suggest that Nvidia CP doesn't override all other settings.

Confused.

A:Antialiasing and Nvidia Control Panel

On the Application Settings tab are there any preloaded applications there? Sometimes common games may be preloaded there with default settings. The globalsettings only get used if there is NOT a setting for a specific app on the applications tab.

But anyway, you SHOULD set the settings for your specific games on the application settings tab rather than on the global settings tab so that you don't have issues like the one you are describing where two games are incompatoible with a single set of settings.

As for who overrides who... I've found that it is somewhat random :/ It depends on exactly how/when the game or application applies it's settings I think. Sometimes the app overrides, sometimes it doesn't. I just tweak the applications settngs for the app in the nvidia control panel then also set the settings in the app to match how I want them.

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Hey everyone. How ya been.

Basically here's my problem. I'm trying to open the Nvidia Control Panel, and it crashes and gives me the option to check for solutions online.. and Nothing seems to get the Control Panel to open.

Yes, I've done a Re Install of Drivers, I've updated and tried the 180.43, 44, 48 and then just did the 181.20's. Still doesn't work. I was then told that the 185 extreme G drivers helped someone with same problem. So I just barely installed those, with NO luck. It's still crashing. Basically I just got my new GTX 260 today and I now can run SLI, but I can't get the darn control panel open to enable SLI... I'm going crazy here.

I googled the problem, and someone suggested I delete the nvapps.xml folder in the actual driver file location and then reinstall. I tried that as well.

If ANYONE has any idea's on how to fix this I'm very open to suggestions. I've just installed NV system Tools, but if it's anything like nTune I don't want it near my system. lol.

Please help me out. I wanna see these babies in action.

Thanks!

A:Nvidia Control Panel Crashing..

i have the same problem. problem with nTune .. open and bluescreen.

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Hey Supersupha i have asus K555la and i have the same problem i have this code 43 i don't know from were it came at first it begun like this i download some games and they were working so much perfect i have nvidia geforce  820m it was working for 3 months once i bought the laptop, and then some day i wake up and open the laptop and see it that there is something wrong as usual i open my nvidia control panel and guess what? it didn't open i waited for it to be opened but (no hope). and then i went to the device manger and so a code 43 on my nvidia and then here is a list of what i didinstall and reinstall drivers=not workinginstall and reinstall and then i used custom used clean install=not working same issueinstall programs to fix it at first i have sense of hope but it was fake nothing was workingi went to a computer store to fix it he format it and reinstall everything but nothing was working the same issuewhat else i dont know. Could you please,please tell me any solutions that can fix my nvidia.Thank you best regards

A:No Access to Nvidia Control Panel

My laptop is intel core i7
8 GB ram 
intel HD graphics family
Nvidia gefore 820m
Asus K555LD or La no sure

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