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02 Jan 2011  
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by James41090 View Post
Hello

Ive just went from ubuntu to windows 7 everything seems to work fine except the graphics card which shows up as a standard vga graphics adapter and 14mb?, I downloaded nvidias driver agent and that didnt find any compatable hardware? i know the graphics card is geforce 8400m gt

Laptop is a Sony Vaio vgn nr38s

Any help is much appreciated

James
Sounds like you've run into a problem that's common in laptops: Sony may have used a nonstandard device ID for the onboard graphics.

Something that may work: install the Vista drivers:

VAIO : Sony Europe

They'll probably function under Win7 without any additional work. Once they are installed, you'll probably receive newer drivers through Windows Update, and you may be able to download and install the latest drivers directly from nVidia.

I went through that with my cheap Compaq laptop, with 8200M graphics.
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