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Windows 7: Latest NVIDIA ForceWare Video Drivers Windows 7


04 Jan 2011   #981

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

what's the WEI you're getting on your GTX 2xx / 4xx cards after installing this new driver set?

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04 Jan 2011   #982
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Spidey1976 View Post
263.14 doesn't come up on the beta/archived driver search for my 8800 GT and Win 7 64-bit, but I did see a beta release today (01-04-2011) for the card - 266.35). I was begining to think that 260.99 was the last for this older card.

NVIDIA DRIVERS 266.35 BETA
Thank you Spidey. First post updated.
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06 Jan 2011   #983

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I'm using these driver (266.35) with a GTX 260 and all seems well plus I'm idling at 3 degrees less
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18 Jan 2011   #984

Windows 7 64 bit SP1
 
 

266.58 WHQL out. For 400 series as well.

FWIW my WEI for graphics went up from 7.2 to 7.3 (GTS 450) but my Peacekeeper graphics scores (2D accelerated with Firefox pre beta10) seem to have gone down some. I am getting nightly Firefox beta builds - though I don;t think I got one between Peacekeeper runs, I could have. That is all I had time to do for now.

EDIT - my Peacekeeper score, after running again, is about the same as the 260.99. So 2D acceleration is about the same.
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18 Jan 2011   #985

Vista Ult SP2/Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 8.1 Pro w/MC (all x64)
 
 

This is really weird. The installer simply uninstalled my old drivers and forgot to install the new ones altogether.

I'll run it again.

Don't you just love VGA mode?

Edit: 2nd attempt failed to install any drivers despite it saying success. Am now trying a 3rd time. And no, my A/V isn't quarantining anything.

Has anyone experienced such a weird occurrence?
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18 Jan 2011   #986

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

why when i want to go to the link this page comes:

Access Denied
You don't have permission to access "http://www.nvidia.com/Download/Find.aspx?" on this server.

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18 Jan 2011   #987

Vista Ult SP2/Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 8.1 Pro w/MC (all x64)
 
 

Well 3rd attempt to install these drivers failed also.

Despite it saying it installed it doesn't.....I'm reverting to the previous drivers.


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18 Jan 2011   #988

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Installed OK for me.

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Did you try the Custom installation and have it uninstall the previous version?


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18 Jan 2011   #989

Vista Ult SP2/Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 8.1 Pro w/MC (all x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dwarf View Post
Installed OK for me.

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Did you try the Custom installation and have it uninstall the previous version?

Tried both. It uninstalls the previous version anyway...as witnessed by the fact I ended up with no drivers at all.

I tried 2 seperate downloads from nVidia's download page too, just in case.

Thank God/MS for System Restore which works (sometimes).

;-)
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18 Jan 2011   #990
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GeneO View Post
266.58 WHQL out. For 400 series as well.

FWIW my WEI for graphics went up from 7.2 to 7.3 (GTS 450) but my Peacekeeper graphics scores (2D accelerated with Firefox pre beta10) seem to have gone down some. I am getting nightly Firefox beta builds - though I don;t think I got one between Peacekeeper runs, I could have. That is all I had time to do for now.
Thank you Gene. First post updated.
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