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Windows 7: NVIDIA Drivers - Avoid Problems

05 May 2014   #30
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Anyone using Ccleaner? There is an option in applications for Nvidia installation files.

I was wondering where my C:\Nvidia folder went a while back and noticed that option in Ccleaner.

That being said, I do have an Nvidia folder in program files.


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05 May 2014   #31
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

I see that Derek, under Utilities/NVIDIA Install files.
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05 May 2014   #32
essenbe

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

Also, some times Windows Update will have an Nvidia Driver, I believe it will uninstall the C:/Nvidia folder and the current driver will probably be in Windows Updates or wherever Windows installs drivers. I have my Windows update set like the tutorial suggests all the time and will usually not install hardware updates but go find one that is more current. Don't tell Greg.
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05 May 2014   #33
Boozad

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Anyone using Ccleaner? There is an option in applications for Nvidia installation files.

I was wondering where my C:\Nvidia folder went a while back and noticed that option in Ccleaner.

That being said, I do have an Nvidia folder in program files.
Yep, last run a couple of days ago so that could explain what happened to mine. I did notice it in CCleaner as well but thought nothing of it. You're solving all of my puzzles today Derek!
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05 May 2014   #34
essenbe

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

Derek is that kind of guy.
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05 May 2014   #35
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Here's my Nvidia history.
WU offered an update that was older than the then version from Nvidia. I uninstalled all of it, checked for updates, then selected the 'Hide' option, then installed the version from Nvidia.
No long after, Nvidia released an update giving me BSOD'S when trying to update 'Windows Exporience Index'.
Currently using Graphics version 7.1 + Display version 285.xx.
I use CCleaner also.
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05 May 2014   #36
Computer0304

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
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.
It was for SteveDZ. I'm sorry if I made you think that I though you did not know.
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22 May 2014   #37
Sunyb36

Windows 7 64 BIT
 
 

Thank you for the tutorial....It is too soon to say if this will fix my "one black screen" problem, but I will say that it did make the two demanding games I play very smooth and a fairly big FPS improvement as well.

I will update you on whether or not this resolved the black screen issue.

Thanks again...I really appreciate your help!!

Rick
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22 May 2014   #38
essenbe

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sunyb36 View Post
Thank you for the tutorial....It is too soon to say if this will fix my "one black screen" problem, but I will say that it did make the two demanding games I play very smooth and a fairly big FPS improvement as well.

I will update you on whether or not this resolved the black screen issue.

Thanks again...I really appreciate your help!!

Rick
Hi Rick, I'm glad it has helped and I hope it resolves your Black Screen problems. Thanks for letting me know. I appreciate it.
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23 Jun 2014   #39
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Nice one Steve you have made it look so easy - for me anyway
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