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Windows 7: Need Assistance with Gefore 9600M GT

22 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7
Need Assistance with Gefore 9600M GT

Hey everyone.
I recently updated my msi GX720 laptop to windows 7 (it was running perfect on vista). After a couple of hiccups I got it running smoothly doing basic operations but was unable to install or run games. I tried to update my drivers for the graphics card, but it only installed a HD audio update. After looking around on my computer I found that it is now running on the Standard AVG graphics adapter, rather than the Geforce 9600M GT that is inside it. Been searching for how to change the graphics card being used, but it cannot detect the Geforce 9600M GT. I've tried forcing it to update to the correct drivers by choosing it through device manager but it just keeps telling me my standard AVG graphics adapter is up to date.
Any help would be appreciated. Details as follows:

The detected result of Windows 7 Manager - System Information v1.1 (Hardware)

Basic Hardware information

Motherboard: GX720

Basic I/O System(BIOS): Ver 1.000

Central Processing Unit(CPU): Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P8600 @ 2.40GHz

Physical Memory X 2



Hard Disk: FUJITSU MHZ2320BH G2 ATA Device (298.09GB)

Video Card: Standard VGA Graphics Adapter

Monitor: Generic Non-PnP Monitor

Audio Device X 2

NVIDIA High Definition Audio

High Definition Audio Device

Network Adapter

Wireless Network Connection - Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100 AGN (Media disconnected)

Local Area Connection - Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (Connected)

Modem: Motorola SM56 Data Fax Modem

Keyboard: Standard PS/2 Keyboard

Keyboard: HID Keyboard Device

Mouse: USB Input Device

Mouse: HID-compliant mouse

Mouse: Microsoft PS/2 Mouse

Hardware Score (Base score: 1)

Processor (Calculations per second): 5.9

Memory (Memory Operation per second): 5.9

Graphics (Desktop performance for Windows Aero): 1

Gaming graphics (3D business and gaming graphics performance): 1

Primary hard disk (Disk data transfer rate): 5.4

My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Oct 2009   #2

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

Update the chip set if possible
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Oct 2009   #3

Windows 7

Not quite sure what exactly the chipset is, but do I looked on the nVidia website and couldnt find updates? Would really appreciate a link in the right direction!
Thanks for quick support!

My System SpecsSystem Spec

22 Oct 2009   #4

Windows 7

Update: Downloaded and installed latest chipset drivers from msi website. Tried running only the display part of the NVIDIA drivers update and it gave the message: The NVIDIA setup program could not locate any drivers that are compatible with your current hardware. Setup will now exit.
Further help very much appreciated.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Oct 2009   #5

Windows 7 RTM Ultimate x64

another thread where i helped someone with a similar problem, it's most likely a problem with the device descriptor in the NVXX.INF file.

Windows 7 not detecting my GPU.

you need to run dxdiag and attach the saved text file here.
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