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Windows 7: Standard VGA Adapter


17 May 2009   #1

Windows 7 RC1 32-bit
 
 
Standard VGA Adapter

Hello,
I just installed Windows 7 RC1 32-bit OS onto my laptop. Without thinking i needed any drivers, i went to play World of Warcraft. It told me that it could not locate a display device and wouldn't work. I figured i needed to install my grpahics card drivers for my Nvidia 9 series card. When i went to install the drivers, an error message appeared saying that it could not locate drivers compatible with my device. I went to dxdiag and under display it shows that i have a standard vga adapter and won't recognize my actual graphics card. I'm not sure if i'm missing drivers, i haven't installed anything else except for this attempt at installing the nvidia driver. Please assist, thank you.

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17 May 2009   #2

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MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

Try windows update, failing that try Nvidia.
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17 May 2009   #3

Windows 7 RC1 32-bit
 
 

Great, Windows Update seems to have worked. Everything is running as intended and all updates have been made. Thank you very much for your help.
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27 Oct 2009   #4

XP - Vista - 7
 
 

Hi yall,

i have got the exact same problem,
but in my case Windows Update isn't
giving me a solution.

I have got a Sony Vaio AR51SU with
a NVIDIA 8600M GT-card.

Any tips?
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27 Oct 2009   #5

XP - Vista - 7
 
 

Hi guys,

I found the solution on an other webblog:

Brian On Software Blog Archive Installing NVIDIA drivers on Windows 7

Hopefuly this will help!

Bye!
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29 Oct 2009   #6

windows 7 32 bit
 
 
Helpful Sony Vaio

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