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Nvidia Graphics Card/Driver on Ideapad 310-14IKB

Q: Nvidia Graphics Card/Driver on Ideapad 310-14IKB

My graphics card or driver is stopped by windows (code 43) after fall creators update and bios update from lenovo website (lenovo service bridge). It was perfectly fine before and now i have uninstalled my graphics driver and have tried to reinstall several times but it has always failed. I tried to install the driver i got from lenovo website and the nvidia website but neither worked. The bios update is this BIOS Update for Windows 7 (64-bit), Windows 8 (64-bit), Windows 10 (64-bit) - Notebook3JCN29WW2017/06/07I don't know what went wrong because both the fall creators update and bios went well. Anyone got any thoughts or suggestion how to get rid of this problem? Is it because the creators update or the bios update? It really is bothering for me because i can't run apps that need nvidia graphics card smoothly. Thanks in advance for your attention and reply.

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Preferred Solution: Nvidia Graphics Card/Driver on Ideapad 310-14IKB

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.)


Hello, my Ideapad 320-14IKB currently does not have an NVIDIA Graphics Card, (just the intel one) and I wanted to know if I could add one as not all laptops are equipped to have one added. The Specs areIntel (R) Core(TM) i5 - 7200 CPU @ 2.50 GHz 2.71 GHz. OS is Windows 10 Home, OS Build is 14393.693, Model name: 80XK, Version- 1607,  2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processer(s). Thanks! 

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Please anyone give me help, i'm newbie here just looking for solution. if my post is in wrong place please teach me how to post.. my notebook is Lenovo Ideapad 320-14IKB, i have install all driver i have downloaded from pcsupport.lenovo, and my resolution is still 1366x768 and i cant get 1920x1080 resolution.. how to get full HD resolution.. please i need the solution..i have try to install intel graphics driver 620, try to using windows update, try to other operating software like win7, win10 home, etc and still the same, i use dtd calc for change adwsetting at igdlh.inf file from graphic driver setup files, and so many time to reformat my notebook..my friend have other version, Lenovo 310-14IKB and when he install the intel graphics driver 620, the resolution change to max 1920x1080 without any condition, when i install win7, i have no driver for touchpad too, and graphics driver still max at 1366x768.. i give my notebook information, device manager, my display intel hd graphics setting and nvidia setting.. i hope anyone can give me solution for problem i had... thanks before my dxdiag information :my device manager information : my display setting : my review laptop from other sites :

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I have just bought an Ideapad 510 with an Nvidia GeForce 940MX video card and installed Widows 10 on it.The problem is it does not recognize the card.I cannot see the card in Device manager, only the integrated one.Descrete video card is enabled in the BIOS.When i want to install the driver it says it cannot find compatible hardware.All the chipset drivers are up to date.I have also contacted the shop, but they could ot help (other than offering me to send it back).Can anyone please help?It seems that I would need some advanced settings in the BIOS, but there are no such tabs for me.

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hi I have a lenovo Y570 laptop with an nvidia 555m + intel 3000 graphics, and when i upgread to win 10 My games were only recognizing the intel integrated graphics card, the latest drivers also installed.pls help >>sorry for my english 

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So I was running Windows 7 fine for 3 weeks or so on that standard driver but the display was kinda fuzzy and I couldn't play dvd's so I finally installed my nvidia drivers. Shortly after I got all kinds of problems, freezing, crashing etc. Is there a solution to this or do I just need to live with the standard graphics card driver?

computer: HP dv2819nr
graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce Go 7150M

A:crashes with my nvidia graphics card driver

Just to be clear is this the driver you downloaded? NVIDIA DRIVERS 179.48 BETA
(this is the Windows 7 32 bit version so if you have 64 bit, it will be a different driver)

You've probably found this already but here is some more info from HP Finding Software and Drivers After Changing the Operating System to Windows 7 HP Pavilion dv2819nr Entertainment Notebook PC - HP technical support (Turkey - English)

If it is, can you get the dump files and maybe repost your question in the Crashes and Debugging forum? There are a lot of experts in there who will analyze your dump files for you and they can go from there

Also, make sure you add your FULL system specs so we know what we are looking at.

Here is the link to how to post a dump file http://www.sevenforums.com/crash-loc...d-problem.html

While your problem is related to the graphics card (and you rightly posted in here), it may help you out if you are getting crashes to get the files analyzed.

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I have a farily low end computer that has

Motherboard: Winfast (not sure of model number)
CPU: 2.6GHz AMD Athlon 64 x2

I have fitted a 7200 card into the motherboard and uninstalled the motherboard graphics driver. Then when I got to install the card driver which I got off the internet it re-installs the motherboard graphics drive and says that it has Nvidia 6200 or Nvidia 6100B or something like that as a graphics card.

It is starting to anoy me now because I can't play even old games on it at the moment.

Any ideas would be great

A:Nvidia Motherboard and Graphics Card Driver Problem

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So I've been trying to install a new graphics card update called "Nvidia update components 1.8.15" which I'm not sure if i really need it but I've been having a lot of problems with games like Call Of Duty: Black Ops lagging and I'm thinking I need this update but when I go to update my card it says it Failed here's a picture and my specs...

Please help

Operating system is windows 7 (64-bit)
Graphics Card is GEFORCE GT 540M
Processor Intel i7 2.00 (turbo boost up to 2.9 quad core)
Ram 8 GB

A:Solved: Nvidia graphics card driver not installing

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My desktop system is experiencing unexpected shutdowns, apparently related to the NVIDIA Graphics Driver per the Windows problem report. Basically, the system will not now reboot into Normal mode. I have done a System Restore to a date prior to the first unexpected shutdown, but the system will still not reboot into Normal mode.

Here are some particulars:
? Windows Vista Home Premium (32 bit) with SP1.
? All available Windows updates are installed.
? HP Pavilion; 2 GB RAM; system is about 1.5 years old; problem first surfaced on 9/8/2008; never had a problem before.
? Intel Core2 Duo cpu
? NVIDIA GeForce 7500LE graphics card
-Original NVIDIA driver version: dated 8/27/2007
-Updated NVIDIA driver version: dated 5/16/2008 (downloaded from NVIDIA web site)
? No new hardware, no new software; no over-clocking.

What I observe:
? The windows problem report says: ?The problem was caused by NVIDIA Graphics Driver??there is no solution for this problem at this time? ? and it recommends updating the drivers which I did.
? The ?blue screen? reporting the crash has vertical red lines; some of the boot screens have only filled zeros.
? The ?blue screen? ?Technical Information? says:
o "Attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed". This line is on the page that notes the nvlddmkm.sys as part of the 'Technical Information'.
o STOP: OXOOOOO116 + other data in p... Read more

A:NVIDIA Card/Driver Graphics Related Crashes

Sounds like your video card is dieing

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Ok. So I just got a new nvidia 9600 gt graphics card. Uninstalled onboard graphics and installed the card. plugged my monitor into card. Seemed to work fine, windows loaded installed the driver and told me to restart. As it loaded up until the windows 7, right before logon screen I hear the graphics card's fan slow down to a whisper (its pretty loud). Windows hangs at the load screen for 15minutes before I absolutely know something wrong. I restart, same thing. I system restore to get back into windows; download a new driver from nvidia.com, update the driver, and I'm still getting this issue.

Does anyone have any suggestions?

I also have a geforce gtx 260, but when trying that one windows fails to even recognize it.

Asus M3A78-T
AMD Phenom IIx4
4gb moshin ram
corsair 650w
2TB hitachi HDD

EDIT: forgot to add, updated bios, enabled PCI-E as primary and disabled onboard video.

SOLVED. Imagine getting not one, but TWO DOA graphics cards. Very weird. I returned the gtx 260 for a ATI radeon HD 5770. Popped her in and she is working beautifully. Honestly with two DOA graphics cards I was really pushing towards something else being messed up with my rig, i was positive it wasn't the graphics cards...not both. The RNG strikes again!

A:new graphics card nvidia driver fail W7 boot

when trying that one windows fails to even recognize it.

Sounds like a problem with either the card or the PCI bus on that one. Try switching to a different slot maybe?

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My computer recently crashed while on a screen-saver and since then I could not boot into windows except in safe mode.
However, after a bit of reading I managed to pin down the problem: it seems to be the NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT Graphics card or drivers. (this is the card which came with my PC and has never given me any problems until now)

I know this is the problem because I uninstalled the NVIDIA display driver, and then when I booted back up; windows started working again - BUT ONLY WITH THE BASIC PC DRIVERS - NO GRAPHICS CARD.

Once I updated to the latest NVIDIA drivers (I tried doing this from windows auto update AND NVIDIA's website) it has to restart in order to fully install....and then back to square one: it doesn't boot into windows - just gets to the windows loading bar - then black screen and then restarts - no error messages, nothing.

Does anyone know how to fix this? Is this a driver problem or is it the actual NVIDIA graphics card? And if it's not the card then why won't the drivers work?

(BTW: I am using VISTA Home Premium 32 bit)
Here is my full system details:

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A few days ago on boot up my laptop restarted and then attempted windows repair. Came back to life.
Tonight while viewing Youtube my screen went black. I had to hold the power button down to restart. I chose start windows normally. When attempting to load windows I got a blue screen saying "Attemp to restart display driver has timed out". After a few attempts I have managed to get it into safe mode and deleted the Nvidia Graphics driver. Restarted and all was fine (low resolution). I installed the graphix driver again an it happened again. Is my graphics card broke?? Please say no.

Alienware M7700 D900K
AMD Athlon 64 x2 4600+
GeForce 6800 Ultra
Windows 7 64
2gig Ram

The Nvidia driver does not detect my graphix card so I have to add it in the Setup Information file. But I have had no problems for about nine month since I bought this laptop second hand.

I joined this site for another problem a few days ago. Slow speeds and constant HDD access but had a good clean out and was going to see how it went. Then this happened. I do not think they are related.

A:Nvidia Driver no longer works. Graphics card broke???


yes, probably the card is broken. Try to install different versions of the driver, but if you get blue screen the card should be broken.
try also to remove the card from the PCI-Express slot and clean slot and graphics card.

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I'm planning to buy this laptop: http://www3.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/ideapad/ideapad-700-series/Lenovo-IdeaPad-720S-14IKB/p/80XC0047... But the Wireless on this laptop is 1x1. I wanted to know if I could replace that card with a faster Intel 8265 card. 

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Hi everyone, I'm interested in swapping my wireless card, but I've read about bios whitelisting of some specific models, and I don't know what kind of card my laptop supports, since I can't find out if the preinstalled one is mini pci-e or ngff m.2. Any help is apreciated, thanks.

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Hi i would like to install the original geafik-driver from the nvidia and intel websites. But the installation says ther are modified drive. They can't install. I prefere the original driver. is there a way to install it. ThanksAndi

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I had a Geforce GT1030 video card in my M81 and each time it booted up, would go to black screen or go to black screen before finishing booting to Win10.  Ive actually tried several different Geforce cards with same results.  I took out card and used onboard video with no problem.  Gonna try ATI cards but seems like an issue with M81 and Geforce driver set.  I have even tried messing with bios settings to no avail. Anyone else experienced this?   Thank you!!
Mod:  edited the Subject line to expand the problem description


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A:ThinkCentre M81: new Nvidia card, getting blank (black) screen (Win 10, GT 1030, graphics, driver)

ok, a little more digging found a nvidia compatability list for win7 thru 8.1 but not for 10. interesting part is that i believe a lot of these cards use the same geforce experience drivers.

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Good morning! I wonder if anyone else has either experienced or solved the issue I am currently having with my Yoga 710. I looked for similar postings that may have solved this issue but did not find them so if I missed it, I apologize.  After visiting the IT help desk at my university several times as certain programs such as Spotify desktop, Zoom, Skype, SPSS Amos Graphics (a statistical modeling program) would open but display a black screen, the technicians realized that the Intel 520 Graphics Driver appeared to cause an issue once it advanced past a particular version of the software. They rolled back the graphics driver and everything was working great until last night my computer wanted to update Windows 10 which automatically updated the graphics driver and eliminated the option to roll back to a previous version of the graphics driver. Now I can't use a significant number of the programs on my laptop.  I could rollback the Windows update but that doesn't seem helpful overall. It seems silly to keep having to roll back the graphics driver when the Windows update seems to be forcing it to be more up-to-date. On an Intel forum it seems like Intel is saying that Lenovo has tested it and says everything is OK, but that doesn't seem to be the case.  Any ideas or links to solutions would be most appreciated! Best wishesMandy

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Been looking for a good gaming card for 140-160$, these seem to be the 2 contendors, what do you guys think ?

A:Graphics Card Poll: Nvidia 6600GT vs. Nvidia 6800LE

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Hi for the last 4 months ive been trying to fix a problem that ive been having with my computer.
about 4 months ago I did a major pc upgrade where i replaced my motherboard, processor, ram, heat sink, power supply and case, the only things I used from the original computer where 2 HDD's, 1 SDD and my AMD radeon HD 6950 2gb.

Now ive have the most strange issue where i can be watching a video off the HDD or surfing the web on youtube etc and not long after I start the activity my computer will turn off like if I had flicked the switch on the back of the power supply and then it boots back up again and will run fine until i start up an activity again and then it does exactly the same thing and reboots, there is no BSOD shown nor Dumps Created.

Ive tried many things to sort this out and have RMA'ed the power supply and the motherboard (the motherboard wasn't a direct replacement as they didn't sell my original board anymore which was a gigabyte ga-x79-ud5, now i have an asus p9x79 deluxe). I have tried only plugging in one HDD/SSD and then tried a spare HDD when that failed, i have tried one ram stick at a time and still nothing.

now heres where it gets strange whilst trying to rule out differnt hardware i switched my AMD card out for a very old 512mb, pcie 1.0 x16 nvidia graphics and since then my computer has been running marvelously i can have it playing videos for hours, days even(although i havent properly tested for days) and not a single problem at all.

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A:Random restarts with AMD graphics card but not Nvidia graphics card

Quote: Originally Posted by cannotdisplay64

so i think ive narrowed it down to a driver error with amd and another driver with my new board, a damaged AMD card, a second dodgy power supply or something else that i haven't thought about or discovered yet.

Has anyone else had a similar problem or have any suggetions as im pretty much all out of ideas at this point and its starting to grind my gears that i cant use my expensive new computer as it should be. Any help is appreciated.


P.S. sorry about any spelling or punctuation mistakes made but Im very tired at the time of writing this and will be going to bed

The comparison you are making between GPU brands is pointless as a diagnostic. The MAIN difference I can see is that one card requires external power, and the other one does not. A proper diagnostic would be to test another GPU that requires external power.

I've heard that the specific PSU you bought will sometimes not power all the hardware it is supposed so.
People saying it could barely power a SSD, or even an extra fan.

My thoughts. Try using another PSU, try using a similar GPU. Use your old PSU and see if it still happens for starters.

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I would like to get some second opinions on this problem, so I can be sure there is nothing I am missing/haven't considered.  First off, this laptop is not too old -- it was purchased in late 2012 (August) from Lenovo's website. I had very few problems with it, except for a few minor issues like the Touchzone black screen on startup (fixed by disabling that program) and a bluescreen when using newer graphics drivers (fixed by using older drivers certified for this specific model). About six months from purchase, the hard drive began to fail, and it was sent in under warranty to be replaced. Again, this was annoying, but a faulty hard drive requiring replacement still isn't too out of the ordinary. Within the past month or so, I have begun having issues that again I suspect are hardware related. This laptop is frequently used for graphics-intensive tasks; I regularly run Photoshop with hardware acceleration enabled, and play several games on occasion (the bulk of which consists of League of Legends and Warframe). While doing anything using the Nvidia GPU, the laptop has begun completely shutting down within a half hour. This problem has started occurring sooner and more frequently than when it first showed up. Oddly, the issue seems to be most prevalent when running League of Legends, which is a fairly low-spec game to begin with and should not cause immense stress when running. Even so, after starting a match, the framerate will start at a stable 60 a... Read more

A:IdeaPad Y480 spontaneously powers off when using Nvidia graphics

dude ,warning!! do not use the nvidia graphics card on any video intensive games.as your default.... I used win7 software to changed the graphics card default from "integrated (intel)" to "Nvidia graphics "... after a week windows was displaying an error " your video setting seems to be slowing down your system do you want to set it to basic"..i chose "ignore" after the second week my screen turned white and my computer would not even boot to bios... I took my computer to lenovo service center and the tech said my mother board is fried it would take 1 to 3 months to get a replacement mother board. the tech recomended i buy a new computer since the cost of repair would be like buying a new computerthe best video card setting is set to auto "let the system decide" how it wants to use the nvdia graphics cardI am assuming here that the nvidia graphics card is only used to cover any over head work load from the intel integrated graphis and is not really supposed to be used as your default video card... to do so means overloading the system and frying the mother board..again I am assuming here....but I dont want you to have the same problem I have... my Y480 is junked

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Hello. Let me start by saying that I'm not all that knowledgable about graphic cards, graphic drivers, and my current issue. I bought this PC roughly 2 years ago and customized it, so it's i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz, 16GB DDR3, 1TB HDD, AND it's suppose to have 2Gb Nvidia GeForce GT 740M dedicated graphics. I just recently started getting into PC gaming (i.e. Steam; Rocket League, H1Z1, etc). I've only had seldom issues playing rocket league, but the problems arose to when  I tried playing H1Z1. It was very slow and my fps weren't high either (even on low/medium setting). I started doing some research about why that would happen and it has to do with the graphics, so I tried checking out the graphics on my PC, but all I could find was the intel HD graphics info and control panel. I've read information that sometimes there could be two graphics in a PC so it either uses one or the other, but I can't seem to detect the nvidia hardware through the driver nor find any control panel. It says processor graphics in use is intel HD graphics 4600. I believe this laptop would've had the graphics incorporated with the motherboard or something so it would not be replaceable or removeable, but I don't seem to have it at all? My PC even has a little Nvidia GeForce sticker logo on it under where the intel inside core i7 sticker is next to the fingerprint reader. I currently have windows 10. Does anyone know what the issue is or was I just ripped by HP or something? ... Read more

A:Nvidia Graphics Driver Unable To Find Compatible Graphics Ha...

@Brisk1? This is the Nvidia driver for you laptop. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp71501-72000/sp71979.exe REO

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I Cant install Nvidia Driver for my laptop Ideapad 520 (I7-8550U,16GB DDR4 RAM,2TB,Nvidia MX150 4GB GDDR5)When I install it ( downloaded from lenovo site or lenovo site) I Just get this error (attached)please advice me what to do.

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

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

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

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

A:BSOD driver power state / Nvidia graphics driver problems

Hello Zephos.

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

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

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I've been searching for an answer to this for a while but I haven't found it. Sorry if this has already been resolved... Earlier in the year I bought an Ideapad Y50-70, but I couldn't manage to install the graphics driver to the NVIDIA 960 graphics card it had. I waited a few months and tried installing all the new driver updates since then, but all gave the same result.After the installation finishes and I restart the computer, it won't start up- it gives me a black screen after the windows logo, which doesn't change even if I leave it for a long time. Usually I can't get it to start up again until I do a recovery to the point before I installed the driver.Once I somehow got the computer to start without doing a recovery, but it still didn't behave normally- it kept freezing no matter what I clicked, and when I finally made it onto the driver control panel, it wouldn't load properly. After that, when I restarted the computer a second time it went back to giving me the black screen. I figured that waiting for further driver updates wouldn't help my case, unless they do what they did with the GTX 860 and make a hotfix driver, which they don't seem to be doing. I use Windows 7, but if I have to install a different version to get my graphics card to work I would. Any help on this would be appreciated. I bought this laptop for the graphics card after all, and right now I can't use it at all. Thanks  

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

A:nvidia graphics driver you must install intel driver first

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

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Hello, and thank you for checking out my post.  My apologies for writing a book, but I'm hoping to give as much detail as needed the first go round. I just received my custom-built T420s (4170-CTO) and have a couple technical questions/concerns about it.  The details of my configuration are located at the bottom of this post. First off, one of the deciding factors of my purchase was the discrete graphics card.  On the T420s I chose NVIDIA NVS 4200M Optimus Graphics 1GB, Intel Core i7-2620M Processor?.  I was thrilled to have more than 256 MB of dedicated graphics memory for my games.  Upon receiving my laptop, though, I ran the Windows Experience Index and saw that the lowest score was the graphics card, which is identified as Intel HD Graphics Family and has 64 MB of dedicated graphics memory.  After my heart started beating again I checked Device Manager and found under Display both Intel HD Graphics Family and NVIDIA NVS 4200M listed as working with up-to-date drivers.  When I configured the laptop online there was no mention of hybrid graphics, so I'm not sure why I have an Intel Graphics card on the machine.  My current laptop that I was looking to replace is a T61p with a NVIDIA Quadro FX 570M graphics card, and only that NVIDIA card is shown under Device Manager and in the Windows Experience / Performance Information.  Thinking that perhaps disabling the Intel card would cause the NVIDIA card to take over, I disa... Read more

A:T420s Nvidia Graphics Card & Express Card Question...

The T420s with Nvidia GPU has two graphics card that can switch on the fly, if you only want the discrete gpu, just go into your bios menu under graphics there is an option to select discrete.With the Nvidia Optimus (which is what you have), it can switch between Nvidia and Intel GPU depending on your application needs. This will allow you to conserve battery or power. Expresscard slot 34 mm slot is occupied by the card reader that you ordered. What you are talking about within the ram slot cover, is the mPCIe slot, which can be occupied by a mSATA drive. http://forum.lenovo.com/t5/T400-T500-and-newer-T-series/T420s-T400s-T410s-removal-of-4-in-1-SD-card-...

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I first wrote about this issue in another recent thread, when I was trying to deliver HDMI audio+video from my P70 with M3000M NVidia GPU (running Win10) to my LG OLED HDTV connected through either miniDP->HDMI or HDMI->HDMI cables, and failing to get audio. After a fair amount of research I initially came to the eventual conclusion that it was an NVidia problem, somehow related to their latest "retail" 411.95 WHQL driver I was using on my P70 (which was set in the BIOS to run with "discrete graphics").  Reverting back to successively older driver packages also available on the NVidia driver download site, I discovered that version 392.00 was their last WHQL driver package which did successfully install the NVidia HD Audio device which facilitated sending digital audio to an external HDTV via HDMI cable.
So 411.95, 411.81 and 411.63 all failed to install the NVida HD Audio device. But 392.00 (and older versions 391.89, 391.74) all DID install the NVidia HD Audio device. Hmmm.
I opened a ticket with NVidia Tech Support several days ago, and they asked me if I had tried the official Lenovo-provided NVidia Graphics Driver package and if that made nay difference, which to be honest I had not... since I don't run my P70 in Optimus (i.e. "hybrid graphics") mode but rather operate in "discrete graphics" mode and have always used the latest retail NVida drivers. So today I decided to reset my P70 back to "hybrid graphics" mode so that I could install the very... Read more

A:Latest NVidia Graphics drivers with 1.3.37 HD Audio driver: no NVidia HD Audio device gets installed


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Hi, I am using windows 10 on my Laptop Lenovo IdeaPad 520-15IKBand I can't install the nvidia driver not with windows update, not with system update, i tried installing it manualy. It gets stuck at system check. When i go to device manager it only shows the Intel graphic card. What do i do?

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

A:Manufacturer's graphics driver or Nvidia driver?

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

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I was checking to see if there was a newer driver version for my Geforce 9800 GTX, so I chose Option 2: Automatically find drivers for my NVIDIA products on the Nvidia website. It said there was a newer version so I clicked on Learn more and it said that it "Adds supports for GeForce 9800 GT and GeForce 9500 GT GPUs," but I checked in the products supported and my card is listed.

I get to the installion part and a warning pops up with: The software you are installing for this hardware: Nvidia Geforce 9800 GTX/9800 GTX+ has not passed Windows Logo testing to verify its compatibility with Windows XP. Continuing your installion of this software may impair...blah blah blah.

My question is...should I go ahead and install it anyway?

A:Nvidia Graphics Driver

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My PC doesn't have Nvidia Graphic Card but there is something strange i saw.Will my Intel HD Graphic Card will use Nvidia Drivers after installing that?

A:Nvidia Graphics Driver

Hi, The Nvidia driver you see listed is not applicable to your particular notebook. HP tend to list all drivers for the same series of notebooks ( ie x360 m6 - w1xx ).  For example, the x360 m6-w105dx does have a Nvidia gpu. Regards, DP-K

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I just bought a eVGA ge force4 mx 420 graphics card and installed. It is supposed to be working with direct x and it won't. I have direct X 8.1 installed, i called the tech support line numerous times and they said to move the slide on the graphics accelerator from none to full. When i do that, i move it to full, click apply, then ok and it asks to restart. I hit ok and when my computer reboots, the acceleration is still at none. Please help me!!

A:Nvidia and graphics driver

I would suspect the card . can you try it in a different machine ?

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I read on another forum site that a Nvidia Geforce GT630 with 1GB dedicated memory is better than a Nvidia Geforce GT620 with 2GB dedicated memory. Is this true, surely more memory would be a bigger advantage than the slight speed difference between models?


A:Better Nvidia Graphics card

Usually higher models would perform better than their predecessors but there can be positives and negatives with both.

For example:
ZOTAC GeForce GT 620 2GB DDR3
Clock rate - 700 MHz
Shader Clock - 1400 MHz
Memory Clock - 1066 MHz
Memory Size - 2GB
Memory Interface - 64-bit
Memory Type - DDR3

ZOTAC GeForce GT 630 1GB DDR3
Core clock - 810 MHz
Shader Clock - 1620 MHz
Memory Clock - 1333 MHz
Memory Size - 1GB
Memory Interface - 128-bit
Memory Type - DDR3

1. 630 has higher Clock speeds
2. 630 has bigger Memory Interface
3. Size of memory won't have much impact unless you're using a high resolution or multiple monitors

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Hi, I just bought a new nvidia graphics card. it was a 9400 GT.. geforce.. I wanted to install it but I had a few problems..

1. it needed an extra power source comming from the power box to power the card..
2. computer startup (not windows but right when I press the power button)
3. un reconization...


1. The graphics card that I bought came with a supplemental power cord that I had to connect to the computer the cord has to directly connect to the power box... I can't connect directly to the powerbox.. I found 2 female connectors from the power box they are all 4 whole large connectors and the one from my graphics card is only 2 hole small FEMALE connection (if you haven't caught on, female and female connectors don't connect....)so is there anyway of connecting the powerbox to the graphics card because I'm guessing it should be that missing connection that causes stress on the mother board which = slow boot (the computer powers on when I press the on button but makes that sound (like it's going up and down on a rollercoaster if you don't get what I mean then it's like ........vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv(oh loses power again)....vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv( again?)
vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv (oh come on!!) vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv (resumes normal operation) (finally, it boots up) (this is what the boot process is like

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when turning on my computer it starts up goes to my desktop display is 32bit colour after about 5 seconds screen goes blank then comes on again but display is now 8bit colour.
I go into the display menu and change it back to 32bit wich is fine until windows has to re-start
it then goes back to 8bit.
Have taken the card out checked the contacts made sure everything is secure but it still happens on re-start
Has anyone any ideas what could be the problem do i need a new graphics card it about two years old

A:nvidia graphics card

Sounds more like a driver issue. Have you uninstalled and installed the latest video driers for the card?

Latest driver can be found here: http://www.nvidia.com/page/drivers.html
Which appears to be done at this very moment.

You can try this site for the drivers: http://downloads.guru3d.com/download.php?det=1715

Make sure you use Add or Remove Programs to uninstall the current video drivers.

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Hi all, I am looking at buying a new Nvidia Graphics card for my system, running XP and currently have a Nvidia Geforce2 MX/MX 400. anyone have any knowledge of these cards.

A:What Nvidia Graphics Card

First of all, what graphics slot has your motherboard got, AGP, PCIe or PCI.

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So as you will see i think my GPU is fairly old but i would like to know if there was anyway to boost Perfomance

Here is the DxDiag Results

The Nvidia Control Panel

Also Would It be posssible to increase the dedictated Video Memory(i have checked the bios it is not there so dont tell me to check)
I would also like to know if you think this graphics card HERE is a good one for my PC Or This one im on a budget of about $80 to $90

A:Nvidia Graphics Card Help

You can not increase dedicated video memory, it is what it is. 512 MB

The system (motherboard) can share memory with the video card, my MSI shares 2 GB giving me a total of 4 GB of graphics memory.

Maybe save a little more money before you make a choice.

EVGA 02G-P4-2743-KR GeForce GT 740 Superclocked 2GB 128-Bit DDR3 PCI Express 3.0 Video Card - Newegg.com

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Is there anything that I need to do in order to make the switch easy do I have to uninstall drivers before I install the new card or what?

A:Going from ATI to Nvidia graphics card

Yes, I would suggest that you uninstall ATI drivers & Catalyst Control Center(and anything to do with ATI) prior to installing the new card. After that it's an easy switch, install the graphics card, the latest Nvidia drivers, sofware & utilities, and you're good to go.

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I am planning to get a new graphics card for new games such as Doom 3 and Halflife 2.

I have always had nvidia cards, but I hear that the new ati cards are also great.

Can anyone tell me which card is better and why?

What features does one have that the other doesn't?

I was thinking of either a Radeon 9800 Pro 128Mb, or a GeForceFX 5900TD 128Mb.


A:Graphics card. ATI, or Nvidia?

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I'm going to keep this question pretty general (non-spec-oriented) and see if it works, forgive me if I don't provide enough information.

I'm planning to purchase a new laptop and have a choice between a laptop that includes an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 card and one that does not include a graphics card. I don't know how to make this decision because I'm clueless about what graphics cards do.

Here is what I will use the laptop for: The most CPU intensive stuff will be Pro Tools 11 and other audio sequencing stuff, Photoshop and Illustrator and other graphics programs, and Camtasia. I have Premier Pro and AfterEffects video processing applications but I don't use them and I think the likelihood that I will become a power user is very low.

I am not a gamer at all.

Based on that, do I need the NVIDIA graphics card?

Again, my apologies if I'm not providing enough background to enable an accurate answer. I'm happy to follow up with more.

Thank you,

A:Do I need an NVIDIA graphics card?

Short and sweet Yes

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Well I seem to be only able to use the NT drivers I got with my card unfortunitly when I try and use the XP drivers when I bootup the PC and login to XP it hangs I have to restart and it still hangs which means probably im using the wrong drivers. So what im pritty much saying here is only the NT drivers work. But I dont get any options or nothing in the display properties it just lists the card memory used etc. So okay i can play Medal Of Honor / Return to castle Wolfestein etc probably half life any game that does not detect the card like the new ones like Grand Theft Auto 3 etc. Im annoyed at this i was looking forward to playing Battelfield 1942. Looks like im stuck with what games i got. But why cant it play MOD3 etc which requires a 16mb card and GTA3 dont ? Because it's not proparly installed ? And why does the card hang using the XP drivers or Win2k drivers. its a 64mb Geforce 4 ? And why dont Nvidia offer support ? None at all ...

A:Nvidia Graphics card

Nvidia only supplies chipsets. Since they don't build the graphics cards, they don't support them.

I would check with the manufacturer of your video card and try the drivers from them. Usually the manufacturers tweak the drivers a little specifically for their cards.

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Hi All.

I am trying to install an NVIDIA graphics driver after having recently loaded Windows 7 on some old hardware.


Original OS - Windows XP Pro
New OS - Windows 7 Pro
512 MB RAM

I understand that the minimum system requirements for Windows 7 is 1GB of RAM however I thought I would give it a go and see what the performance is like with half of that, I guess half out of curiousity. I am wondering if simply upgrading the RAM may fix the issue perhaps but I will continue with my question
in the meantime.

The processor is capable being an Intel Centrino Duo at 1.83GHz.

I guess I could be cut short on my question here and told to upgrade the RAM which may well be the solution to my problem, however I will be swapping over the RAM from another old laptop very shortly (I am not at home at the moment) and was wondering if anyone could advise as to whether this would be the only issue I am facing here.

Here is an outline of what I have been trying to get both the original NVIDIA XP driver and a Windows 7 driver to function properly and the results I have come across......

Ran scan at NVIDIA HERE: NVIDIA Driver Downloads - Automatically Detect NVIDIA Products

Scan indicated that I am using the latest driver for GeForce Go 7400 graphics card and no update is
required but the Device Manager indicates that I am using the Standard Windows Graphics driver.

After doing a search here: Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers

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A:NVIDIA Graphics Driver BSOD

Hi Shelly1234.

You tried a lot. Very exhaustive lot. But, it is unfortunate that there is no driver available that NVIDIA GeForce Go 7400 GPU (c:\windows\system32\drivers\nv4_mini.sys) that is compatible with windows 7.

Though nvidia says that your GPU is compatible with Windows 7. And as per them, the latest available driver version is 179.48 (Released on February 11 2009 whereas windows 7 released on October 22, 2009. I doubt the compatibility for this reason). It is unfortunate that you cannot install it.

Nothing else is left in nvidia's part to try.

But, as they say that the GPU is compatible, you may take a last chance. Make your installation driver complete itself, and let it obtain the appropriate driver itself.
Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7
If the situation remains the same even after doing such a clean install, either not use windows 7 with that laptop (8 years old I guess?) or change the GPU to something newer.

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every time i try to install my drivers for my new asus vg248 it syas nvidia installer cannot continue
this graphics driver could not find compatible graphics hardware anyone have any ideas thanks

A:nvidia graphics driver error

Hi Did you purchase the NVIDIA 3D Vision? 2 Kit ? ...
NVIDIA Online Store - Welcome

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I'm running vista home premium 32 bit.
Recently I suddenly get yellow lines across the screen and the computer crashes, and when i force a restart i get the BSOD.
Windows says that 'NVIDIA Graphics Driver has stopped working properly', and I've tried all the microsoft solutions such as reinstalling graphics driver and checking for new updates but nothing has happened. I've also run a sfc/scannow scan to no avail.
I've attached the minidump folder and would greatly appreciate any help, thanks.

A:BSOD NVIDIA Graphics Driver

Try uninstalling your video drivers via Device Manager...then reinstalling same after a reboot.


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I am fairly new to Vista and do not know much about the internal systems so I am a bit in the dark. Was using Windows movie maker and my system crashed without warning. Upon rebooting it did it twice more and the windows on screen are not displaying properly. The error message says.

This problem was caused by NVIDIA Graphics Driver, which was created by NVIDIA Corporation. There is no solution for this problem at this time.
A driver update, if available, might prevent this problem from recurring.

Upon searching in my browser there are several comments about NVIFIA drivers causing problems to the system and I am unsure what to do about the problem. I do not want my computer to keep crashing or cause further problems by installing updates...................Help!!!

A:NVIDIA Graphics Driver updates

Hi Ellie,

Try installing new drivers :

GeForce Forceware 180.43 Vista 32-bit download from Guru3D.com
GeForce Forceware 180.43 Vista 64-bit download from Guru3D.com

You need to choose the right driver for your system

Hope this helps


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My machine keeps locking up: when I reboot, the message is "this problem caused by Nvidia graphics driver, bla bla.
Well, I went to the site, they said uninstall current, reinstall etc. Done.
No luck.
What is it for, do I need it and how do I fix it?!?

A:Nvidia Graphics Driver problems.

the last stable nvidia drivers are 81.98

download them from the nvidia archives.

do not use 91.xx or 93.xx. these are not stable and are known to be incompatible with some programs.

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