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Windows 7: NVIDIA Drivers - Avoid Problems

04 May 2014   #20
Computer0304

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

There were motherboards from Nvidia a few years ago called nForce.


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05 May 2014   #21
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Computer0304 View Post
There were motherboards from Nvidia a few years ago called nForce.
I know, that's why that is in there.
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05 May 2014   #22
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SteveDz View Post
Great job but

" If you have an Nvidia chipset, DO NOT uninstall the chipset driver only the Display drivers. Also, uninstall all of the display type drivers but BE SURE TO UNINSTALL THE GRAPHICS DRIVER LAST."

is slightly ambiguous. Which ones are Display drivers compared to the shipset drivers?
Read step number 4 again.
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05 May 2014   #23
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Hi essenbe,
My pc uses Nvidia yet there is NO folder in the root of C:drive.
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05 May 2014   #24
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Try in Program files or Program files(X86), maybe both.
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05 May 2014   #25
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
Try in Program files or Program files(X86), maybe both.
I did. There are no entries as in tutorial image.
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05 May 2014   #26
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Odd, here's what mine has. I don't have one in root of C:\.

NVIDIA Drivers - Avoid Problems-nvidia.jpg


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05 May 2014   #27
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

Funnily enough I was looking for my NVIDIA folder yesterday and couldn't find it anywhere.
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05 May 2014   #28
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

It is usually in C:/Nvidia like Britton30 said above. I have heard of some people where it is not there. When you install drivers does the drivers tell you where it installs itself?
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05 May 2014   #29
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Here's mine:-

NVIDIA Drivers - Avoid Problems-1.jpg

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NVIDIA Drivers - Avoid Problems-rr.jpg


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