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Windows 7: Graphic card driver for geforce 8400M GT GPU

13 Jan 2010   #1
icekalt

Windows 7
 
 
Graphic card driver for geforce 8400M GT GPU

Hello,

My notebook is Sony Vaio(Model: VGN-FZ21E) with following specs:

Intel® Core™2 Duo T7250 2.0GHz
2GB/Go DDR2 SDRAM
250GB/Go,
15.4" WXGA 1280x800 X-black LCD,
nVidia GeForce 8400M GT GPU
Windows 7 professional

I have just downloaded the right driver for my graphic card from nvidia website. When I tried to install, this message appear:

"The NVIDIA Setup program could not locate any drivers that are compatible with your current hardware. Setup will now exit"

I am really appreciate if someone is looking forward to solve this. thanx in advanced


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13 Jan 2010   #2
reghakr

Windows 7 Pro & Vista Home Premium
 
 

Download Driver sweeper:

'http://www.guru3d.com/category/driversweeper/

Make sure you uninstall the old drivers first from Programs and Features.

In fact, look at Device Manager and let me know what it says under Display Adapter.
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13 Jan 2010   #3
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by icekalt View Post
Hello,

My notebook is Sony Vaio(Model: VGN-FZ21E) with following specs:

Intel® Core™2 Duo T7250 2.0GHz
2GB/Go DDR2 SDRAM
250GB/Go,
15.4" WXGA 1280x800 X-black LCD,
nVidia GeForce 8400M GT GPU
Windows 7 professional

I have just downloaded the right driver for my graphic card from nvidia website. When I tried to install, this message appear:

"The NVIDIA Setup program could not locate any drivers that are compatible with your current hardware. Setup will now exit"

I am really appreciate if someone is looking forward to solve this. thanx in advanced
Sony may have given the graphics device a custom ID. See:

Sony Vaio VGN-FZ21E Graphics Card problem

It looks like Sony hasn't posted Win7 drivers for the laptop's graphics. You could try the Vista ones.

I can't recall the approach I followed, but I may have had a similar problem with my Compaq laptop (8200M graphics). The drivers I'm using now are from Windows Update.
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14 Jan 2010   #4
icekalt

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bobkn View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by icekalt View Post
Hello,

My notebook is Sony Vaio(Model: VGN-FZ21E) with following specs:

Intel® Core™2 Duo T7250 2.0GHz
2GB/Go DDR2 SDRAM
250GB/Go,
15.4" WXGA 1280x800 X-black LCD,
nVidia GeForce 8400M GT GPU
Windows 7 professional

I have just downloaded the right driver for my graphic card from nvidia website. When I tried to install, this message appear:

"The NVIDIA Setup program could not locate any drivers that are compatible with your current hardware. Setup will now exit"

I am really appreciate if someone is looking forward to solve this. thanx in advanced
Sony may have given the graphics device a custom ID. See:

Sony Vaio VGN-FZ21E Graphics Card problem

It looks like Sony hasn't posted Win7 drivers for the laptop's graphics. You could try the Vista ones.

I can't recall the approach I followed, but I may have had a similar problem with my Compaq laptop (8200M graphics). The drivers I'm using now are from Windows Update.
I already e-mailed sony vaio but they havent replied my e-mail. I guess that they still don't have that driver for windows 7. I have installed the driver from the vista in my windows 7 and it seems working, but when i play game sometime a black screen will appear for around 10 secs and the return to normal. it irritates me so much..
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14 Jan 2010   #5
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

You need the manufacturer's drivers - otherwise you can try modifying desktop graphics.
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