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Windows 7: Change main graphic card

01 Oct 2013   #1

windows 7 ultimate x64
Change main graphic card

i tried to change my intel graphic card to nVidia as main graphic card.
and when i do , my desktop blank and when i restart it , the resolition are max at 800x600

do help me . I want my laptop read nVidia as main graphic card

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01 Oct 2013   #2

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro

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Most laptop with integrated intel and nvidia graphic card use nvidia optimus it's built into the driver, basically it uses the Intel graphics and when needed nvidia graphics kick in.
Optimus Technology | NVIDIA

My laptop has the same set up.

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02 Oct 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate Retail Box (64-bit installed) + Service Pack 1

I would check with your laptop manufacturer, ask if way to use Nvidia 100%, their support would have the right answer.

...could require a general BIOS update or a GPU update, and they are the likely keepers of those, also.
If the case, ask them to kindly walk you through it.
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