|15 Mar 2011||#1021|
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The driver should support your GPU, but I don't know what sort of effect it will have on the blu-ray functionality. I believe that Sony is one of those manufacturers who can be a bit pinnicky about drivers that don't originate from them.
From the NVidia website:
Quote: Originally Posted by NVidia Caveat
As part of the NVIDIA Verde Notebook Driver Program, this is a reference driver that can be installed on supported NVIDIA notebook GPUs. However, please note that your notebook original equipment manufacturer (OEM) provides certified drivers for your specific notebook on their website. NVIDIA recommends that you check with your notebook OEM about recommended software updates for your notebook. OEMs may not provide technical support for issues that arise from the use of this driver.
64-bit: NVIDIA DRIVERS 266.58 WHQL
Sony eSupport - VGN-FZ470E
But as I said earlier, the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor still says the GeForce 8400M GT will not be compatible. Should I just attempt to see what happens?
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|28 Mar 2011||#1029|
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No errors, just failed to install and yes, I tried every possible method. Ended up with a screen that looked to me to be sub-RGB if that is possible. The same goes for any drivers beta or otherwise above this version, but in my main Vista OS only. I did manage to get 266.58 to install on the other one and in my Win 7's.
Sorry I should have clarified which OS I was talking about and realized we were talking Win 7 here.
I must say, judging by the nVidia GeForce forums, I am by no means alone in this situation.
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