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Windows 7: Updating monitor inf


24 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 Professional X64 Service Pack 1
 
 
Updating monitor inf

Windows 7 64b trying to update one of my monitors inf file. It is listed in device manager as generic pnp. When I try to update the driver, Windows 7 says ..make sure it is a 64 bit driver"?? Did not think it makes a difference. Web site does not specify. Monitor is Hanns HC194D


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24 Oct 2010   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by meebers View Post
Windows 7 64b trying to update one of my monitors inf file. It is listed in device manager as generic pnp. When I try to update the driver, Windows 7 says ..make sure it is a 64 bit driver"?? Did not think it makes a difference. Web site does not specify. Monitor is Hanns HC194D
Makes a difference Try here. http://cms.hannsg.net/filectrl/HC194D.zip



Ken
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24 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 7 Professional X64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Thanks Ken, that is the one I tried before posting the question and got that message.
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25 Oct 2010   #4

Windows 7 Professional X64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Another day....the same result. Windows 7 will not accept the Hanns driver. Am I stuck with generic PNP?
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27 Oct 2010   #5

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Just a thought have you tried going to device manager>update driver software>browse my computer>have disk> browse to where you downloaded the file and click or double cliking the.inf file to see if it will install that way?
Fabe
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28 Oct 2010   #6

Windows 7 Professional X64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thefabe View Post
Just a thought have you tried going to device manager>update driver software>browse my computer>have disk> browse to where you downloaded the file and click or double cliking the.inf file to see if it will install that way?
Fabe
Tx for reply. Yes that is how I initially tried to update the inf file. When the inf file is selected, Windows 7 tells me that make sure it is a 64 bit file, and then assuming it is not, Win 7 tells me that the system has chosen the best driver "Generic PnP" monitor. When I view "devices and printers" the correct model number of the monitor is shown. My XP system takes this inf without a complaint and it reflects correctly in device manager.
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28 Oct 2010   #7

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

I forgot th let me pick on that installation string not that it wil matter.
How are you connected to your LCD?
Fabe
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29 Oct 2010   #8

Windows 7 Professional X64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thefabe View Post
I forgot th let me pick on that installation string not that it wil matter.
How are you connected to your LCD?
Fabe
Two monitors, both DVI.
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