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Windows 7: NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT + Sony Vaio PCG-8112M problem

21 Sep 2010   #1
delilah

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT + Sony Vaio PCG-8112M problem

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???


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21 Sep 2010   #2
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

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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21 Sep 2010   #3
bigseb

Windows 7 x64 Professional
 
 

Are you sure you have the right driver? Not trying to insult you or anything but I have that exact same graphics card and I know that the Nvidia site has many drivers to choose from just for that card alone. It might be worthwhile to double check your specs (OS x64 or x86, graphics card and your driver)

Good luck
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21 Sep 2010   #4
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

Welcome to SF!

Here is your driver:

NVIDIA DRIVERS 258.96 WHQL

Please fill out your System Specs.
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21 Sep 2010   #5
delilah

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bigseb View Post
Are you sure you have the right driver? Not trying to insult you or anything but I have that exact same graphics card and I know that the Nvidia site has many drivers to choose from just for that card alone. It might be worthwhile to double check your specs (OS x64 or x86, graphics card and your driver)

Good luck
well I found out which card I have by this progmam which tells you about your laptop specs. and I double checked everything. still nothing.
ofc I'm not offended, and thank you for trying..
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21 Sep 2010   #6
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by delilah View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bigseb View Post
Are you sure you have the right driver? Not trying to insult you or anything but I have that exact same graphics card and I know that the Nvidia site has many drivers to choose from just for that card alone. It might be worthwhile to double check your specs (OS x64 or x86, graphics card and your driver)

Good luck
well I found out which card I have by this progmam which tells you about your laptop specs. and I double checked everything. still nothing.
ofc I'm not offended, and thank you for trying..
Did you try the driver I suggested?

If yes, look at device manager and see if you have any yellow warnings.
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21 Sep 2010   #7
delilah

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pebbly View Post
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
1st) ty for your welcoming..
2nd) I've been on this site for the past half hour, I found the right driver, I downloaded and I think that I'm supposed to replace an inf file or sth but I dont quite get it. Not yet at least.. Thanks anyway though..
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21 Sep 2010   #8
delilah

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lemur View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by delilah View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bigseb View Post
Are you sure you have the right driver? Not trying to insult you or anything but I have that exact same graphics card and I know that the Nvidia site has many drivers to choose from just for that card alone. It might be worthwhile to double check your specs (OS x64 or x86, graphics card and your driver)

Good luck
well I found out which card I have by this progmam which tells you about your laptop specs. and I double checked everything. still nothing.
ofc I'm not offended, and thank you for trying..
Did you try the driver I suggested?

If yes, look at device manager and see if you have any yellow warnings.

I'm downloading it as we speak and I'll let you know if it works. Thank you so much for all your help
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21 Sep 2010   #9
delilah

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by delilah View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lemur View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by delilah View Post

well I found out which card I have by this progmam which tells you about your laptop specs. and I double checked everything. still nothing.
ofc I'm not offended, and thank you for trying..
Did you try the driver I suggested?

If yes, look at device manager and see if you have any yellow warnings.

I'm downloading it as we speak and I'll let you know if it works. Thank you so much for all your help

well, still no luck. the message that comes up is in greek so i cant really translate it, but its sth about no compability between hardware and nvidia settings and that the installation has to end.
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21 Sep 2010   #10
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

That driver is specific for your hardware. And you did check for errors in device manager?
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