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Windows 7: nvidia control panel


21 May 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 
nvidia control panel

Good Day to all....

Had a question...
the nvidia control panel when i try to open the desk top part of the control panel it crashs the program... I am try to run my daul screens at two different res. But apparently i need to do it through Nvidia control panel ?????? Is there a fix to stop the desktop portion of the nvidia control panel from crashing it self????? Thanx in advance ....


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21 May 2011   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate: x64 (SP1)
 
 

Hello Kodiak420!

The Nvidia Control Panel follows with your Graphic Driver. Try reinstalling your Driver by using Nvidia Uninstaller (uninstall from your control panel as we know!)

warning   Warning
Your resolution will change after you restarted your computer, it's all normal because Windows 7 is using the default driver


Tip   Tip
If you want to clean leftover files use the popular software, Driver Sweeper

Drivers - Clean Left over Files after Uninstalling

If you don't want to uninstall your driver, i'm sure there's some members having other suggestions for you!
Hope this helps.
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21 May 2011   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FredeGail View Post
Hello Kodiak420!

The Nvidia Control Panel follows with your Graphic Driver. Try reinstalling your Driver by using Nvidia Uninstaller (uninstall from your control panel as we know!)

warning   Warning
Your resolution will change after you restarted your computer, it's all normal because Windows 7 is using the default driver


Tip   Tip
If you want to clean leftover files use the popular software, Driver Sweeper

Drivers - Clean Left over Files after Uninstalling

If you don't want to uninstall your driver, i'm sure there's some members having other suggestions for you!
Hope this helps.
When i updated the latest driver (the 270.61 i think don,t qote) I did a complete uninstall then i ran driver sweeper to make sure of it all being gone. then installed.

SO i'm hopeing that i dont need to do all that again.... but thanx fredegail for the input.....
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21 May 2011   #4

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

That is it. I just went to Control Panel> Programs and Features. The only option when you highlight and right click is uninstall- no repair option. Some software will have repair. It seems a rarity anymore.
See pic below.

The same if you go to Device Manager. Rollback or delete. No repair.

Mike


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21 May 2011   #5

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hopalong X View Post
That is it. I just went to Control Panel> Programs and Features. The only option when you highlight and right click is uninstall- no repair option. Some software will have repair. It seems a rarity anymore.
See pic below.

The same if you go to Device Manager. Rollback or delete. No repair.

Mike
well thats the same as minenvidia control panel-capture-12.png I guess i am going to uninstall, sweep again.. but now..


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21 May 2011   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I think the dual display needs to be setup in Nvidias control panels.

You should be able to just re-install the drivers, and check "Perform a clean Install"


I would unplug 1 monitor for the time being.
Once you get the driver and control panel working, then reconnect it, and set it up in the control panel.
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21 May 2011   #7

 

You can set the resolutions on each monitor from display properties with no need to go anywhere near the nvidia control panel.
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21 May 2011   #8

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by z3r010 View Post
You can set the resolutions on each monitor from display properties with no need to go anywhere near the nvidia control panel.
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21 May 2011   #9

 

Nope, for that you need a 3rd party app like ultramon.
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21 May 2011   #10

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wishmaster View Post
I think the dual display needs to be setup in Nvidias control panels.

You should be able to just re-install the drivers, and check "Perform a clean Install"


I would unplug 1 monitor for the time being.
Once you get the driver and control panel working, then reconnect it, and set it up in the control panel.
Thanx wishmaster you saved the day again... thanx
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