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Windows 7: What is the latest Microsoft recomended driver for GeForce video cards

02 Jan 2012   #1
RoloDman

7 Ultimate 64 bit Service Pack 1
 
 
What is the latest Microsoft recomended driver for GeForce video cards

I have uninstalled all Nvidia drivers for my GeForce 9600M GT and device manager informs me I am using a general driver. I am experiencing some graphics issues and I used to keep very up-to-date with Nvidia releases. How long will it take untill Windows offers me a recommended Nvidia driver? Can I just go get it myself? Do you know the version umbers?


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02 Jan 2012   #2
marsmimar

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This should be the latest and greatest.

NVIDIA DRIVERS 285.62 WHQL

Taken from this Nvidia site:

Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers
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02 Jan 2012   #3
RoloDman

7 Ultimate 64 bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by marsmimar View Post
This should be the latest and greatest.

NVIDIA DRIVERS 285.62 WHQL

Taken from this Nvidia site:

Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers
thank you very much for that but I didn't make my post clear enough. I have always sed the most recent drivers from Nvidia but I don't always think thats best for many users who don't play the newest games. I think it can even have a negative effect.

I did hear that Microsoft takes Nvidia drivers and vets them and then provides them through Windows Update and they are usually a few months behind Nvidias releases but we know they work well. I was asking for that version
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02 Jan 2012   #4
marsmimar

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My bad.

Would the Nvidia archives help? Third option here.

Downloading Drivers

Or perhaps this (plug in your specific model # and click search. Older drivers will show up.)

NVIDIA Driver Downloads - Advanced Search
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02 Jan 2012   #5
RoloDman

7 Ultimate 64 bit Service Pack 1
 
 

ill check it out, much obliged
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02 Jan 2012   #6
marsmimar

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We typed over each other. I also found another Nvidia portal that shows older drivers for your specific card.
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