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Windows 7: Driver Problems

24 Jul 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Driver Problems

Hello guys.

I really hope u can help my on this one.

Problem:
I can`t update my video card drivers beyond 186.18, any other driver after that, will cause the installation to freeze or go into a black screen in some cases, with other drivers the instalation its successful but after that it freezes on windows startup or just after the desktop its loaded.
i have tried to remove all old nvidia drivers + folders and registry before update to new ones, but nothing seems to help.
i really need to update my drivers so i can have full support for new games.

besides i cant find the Nvidia control panel with this driver, already tried to re-install it.

Thanks, i`ll be waiting any answers.

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24 Jul 2010   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lostsoul777 View Post
Hello guys.

I really hope u can help my on this one.

Problem:
I can`t update my video card drivers beyond 186.18, any other driver after that, will cause the installation to freeze or go into a black screen in some cases, with other drivers the instalation its successful but after that it freezes on windows startup or just after the desktop its loaded.
i have tried to remove all old nvidia drivers + folders and registry before update to new ones, but nothing seems to help.
i really need to update my drivers so i can have full support for new games.

besides i cant find the Nvidia control panel with this driver, already tried to re-install it.

Thanks, i`ll be waiting any answers.
Are you using nvidia's un-install tool to remove all traces of the current drivers? what gfx card do you have? what games are you trying to run?


Ken
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24 Jul 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

i`m using Windows Uninstall or chage a program + manualy remove all remains, also tried driver sweeper.
I have XFX 9600 GT Alpha dog edition xxx 740mhz.
well i having problems with Battle Field bad company 2 on Dx10, i have to force it to Dx9, so i can play it, and crysis Overheating problems 105C max temp :S it causes the game to crash into a black screen.
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25 Jul 2010   #4

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

hi lostsoul777 here is the link to the latest drivers NVIDIA DRIVERS 258.96 WHQL also have a look at this thread to uninstall your old drivers Correct way to uninstall nvidia drivers? if you have any probs ,just post back ,we will still be here
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25 Jul 2010   #5

Windows 7
 
 

Hello !
I'm new on this forum...and I have a problem.I hope you can help me.

I have ATI Radeon 9550 / X1050 Series(Microsoft Corporation - WDDM), but Aero doesn't work. It says that my card driver does not support Aero.

When I try to update the card driver it says : "The best driver software for your device is already installed."

When I go in Device Manager -> Display adapters -> ATI Radeon 9550 / X1050 Series i got an error : "Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)"

And when I want to play ,for example Solitaire, I have this message:
"Hardware acceleration is either disabled or not supported by your video card driver, which could slow game performance. Make sure you have the lastest video card driver installed and that hardware acceleration is turned on.

I don't know what to do. Can anybody help me please ?
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25 Jul 2010   #6

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rares1235 View Post
Hello !
I'm new on this forum...and I have a problem.I hope you can help me.

I have ATI Radeon 9550 / X1050 Series(Microsoft Corporation - WDDM), but Aero doesn't work. It says that my card driver does not support Aero.

When I try to update the card driver it says : "The best driver software for your device is already installed."

When I go in Device Manager -> Display adapters -> ATI Radeon 9550 / X1050 Series i got an error : "Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)"

And when I want to play ,for example Solitaire, I have this message:
"Hardware acceleration is either disabled or not supported by your video card driver, which could slow game performance. Make sure you have the lastest video card driver installed and that hardware acceleration is turned on.

I don't know what to do. Can anybody help me please ?
This question should have been posted as a new thread.

However,

ATI Catalystâ„¢ Legacy Display Driver

The 9550 has been given "legacy" status, meaning that driver development for it has stopped. However, the Catalyst drivers from February of 2010 (10.2) support it. They're WDDM 1.0 (Vista) drivers, but that is enough to give you Aero Glass.
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25 Jul 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

hello pebbly, already tried to install that driver yesterday, but its not working, windows keep freezing at startup, nothing after 186.18 works for me.

thanks for the post about how to remove drivers, but i think thats not the problem since i delete everything before installing a new driver.

i`ve been thinking, could be a problem with the motherboard chipset? (Ati chipset)
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26 Jul 2010   #8

Windows 7
 
 

I don't have Aero Glass, or another Aero effects.
Another problem: when I want to star an .exe application , I got the NSIS error.

I tried to install three times Windows 7 :
1.from a CD (from a friend)
2.from two different torrents.

Oh, I forgot to say that I have Windows 7 and Windows XP on my computer, and I have installed Windows 7 from XP.

My RAM : 2,50 GB
processor : Intel(R) Celeron(R) 2,93 Ghz
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26 Jul 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

rares1235, would you mind to strat a new thread?

it is not the same issue.
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27 Jul 2010   #10

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lostsoul777 View Post
hello pebbly, already tried to install that driver yesterday, but its not working, windows keep freezing at startup, nothing after 186.18 works for me.

thanks for the post about how to remove drivers, but i think thats not the problem since i delete everything before installing a new driver.

i`ve been thinking, could be a problem with the motherboard chipset? (Ati chipset)
Hi lostsoul777, i'm sorry i must have missed your post , 2 things to do now
1 = update the chipset driver
2 = if needed, and you feel confident in doing so , update the bios
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