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Windows 7: cannot install my nvidia graphics card

10 Oct 2012   #1
jo3siree

windows 7 premium
 
 
cannot install my nvidia graphics card

I formatted my laptop ACER ASPIRE 5745 G. then i lost my nvidia graphics card. windows has installed intel hd graphics card. when i tried downloading andn installing nvidia driver, an error is showing up saying installer could not continue. could not find compatible graphics hardware.
nvidia driver is not being shown in the device manager even.


help me to solve my problem pleaseeee


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10 Oct 2012   #2
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

What drivers are you trying?

If Acer has customized the device ID for the nVidia graphics device, you might best try Acer's drivers:

Acer Support: Downloads & Support Documents - Notebook / Aspire / Aspire 5745G
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10 Oct 2012   #3
alikhan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jo3siree View Post
I formatted my laptop ACER ASPIRE 5745 G. then i lost my nvidia graphics card. windows has installed intel hd graphics card. when i tried downloading andn installing nvidia driver, an error is showing up saying installer could not continue. could not find compatible graphics hardware.
nvidia driver is not being shown in the device manager even.


help me to solve my problem pleaseeee
Hello ;
First install nvidia graphics driver and after reboot then install intel hd driver. Try it .
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10 Oct 2012   #4
jo3siree

windows 7 premium
 
 

i have tried drivers from acer website only... version 306.23 whql
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10 Oct 2012   #5
jo3siree

windows 7 premium
 
 

am unable to install nvidia. error message saying could not find compatible graphics hardware is being shown
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10 Oct 2012   #6
jo3siree

windows 7 premium
 
 

thanq for ur replies... both
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10 Oct 2012   #7
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jo3siree View Post
am unable to install nvidia. error message saying could not find compatible graphics hardware is being shown
Did you try the Optimus drivers? You appear to have a laptop with both Intel and NVidia graphics.
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10 Oct 2012   #8
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

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10 Oct 2012   #9
alikhan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jo3siree View Post
am unable to install nvidia. error message saying could not find compatible graphics hardware is being shown
First uninstall intel HD graphics which you have already install.
Then start with installing nvidia graphics driver and then install intel HD graphics.
Try in that order because it worked for me in one of my friends laptop who was getting the same error.
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13 Oct 2012   #10
jo3siree

windows 7 premium
 
 

actually when i uninstall intel HD driver, a black screen appears and i cannot view anything...
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