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Windows 7: Windows 7 Nvidia Display driver

11 Jan 2009   #21

 

OK, if *all* your games are hanging, then it sounds like your video card is overpowering your CPU - nVidia drivers (the non WDDM anyway) will put the cad in a low power draw mode since 1.75.xx and when you run your game all of a sudden it tries to jump up in power by readjusting all the clocks back to rated speeds - which is a major power draw.

I'd check another card and/or check that card in another OS again....

If it is not related to the card in anyway, Then I'd suggest a fresh install of Windows 7....

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11 Jan 2009   #22

Windows 7 Beta
 
 

My CPU? Do you mean my PSU? That's not it - solid PSU.

Maybe a wipe versus an upgrade. I wiped all of the drivers, started with the WDDM drivers, and then the nVidia-provided drivers on their web site. No go.
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11 Jan 2009   #23

 

Yeah, fingers flying faster than the brain then - I meant PSU - but if it isn't your PSU and it isn't the drivers, I'd check out the card itself then....

Something somewhere ain't right....
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03 May 2009   #24

Win 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johngalt View Post
I just installed the 181.25 drivers - and the installation screen said "Windows 7 (64bit) driver installation...."

I *do* get a better WEI with WDDM drivers, but I get a better frame rate in GTA:IV with the 181 driver - so I think you can guess which one wins







Have you tried reinstalling WOW from scratch?

That is great. GTA IV crashes within 5 minutes of playing on my machine
Asus m2n-sli
evga 9800gtx sli
wddm1.1 drivers.

When I had 8600gt sli game still crashed but usually recoved. I will try NVIDIAs latest drivers and if that doesn't work then its probably 470W PSU.

(Update) I installed latest Nvidia windows 7 drivers and GTA IV stopped crashing
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08 May 2009   #25

windows 7
 
 
help!

I have a dell laptop with the geforce go 7900 graphic card, but I can't find any drivers that works with it. help?
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09 Jan 2010   #26

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit build 7600
 
 

same problem as our friend above, except my laptop is a Toshiba Satellite P105-S9337 and Im running Windows 7 64bit, need help!!
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09 Jan 2010   #27

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Im unable to load World of warcraft
'Failed to find a suitable display device. Exiting program.' for some reason it dosnt want to detect my graphic card tired of reinstalling drivers
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10 Jan 2010   #28

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Welcome to the last 3 posters. Now I'm not tryin to be ugly or anything but if you'd start your own thread it makes it easier to help 1 at a time. thanks. @Robiduff Sometime with the laptop video cards you need to modify the .inf file to get thm to work properly using the laatest driver for your card from Nvidi ahttp://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us Then by following this sites instructions on the mod you should have a fully working driver NVIDIA MobilityModder - HardwareHeaven.com
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10 Jan 2010   #29

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

@Jotage Suggest the same as above. Should work out just fine if you take your time and folow the directions to the T. Fabe
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10 Jan 2010   #30

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

@humanoutlaw. Welcome: I would update my chipset drivers first. Then let us know what your display adapter is reported as in device manager. Thanks. Fabe
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