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Windows 7: Sony VAIO VGN NR31JS Graphics Problem

09 Aug 2011   #1

Windows 7 Pro 32Bit
Sony VAIO VGN NR31JS Graphics Problem


I've recently purchased a Sony VAIO VGN NR31JS it comes with Vista Key but i purchased windows 7 for it.

When i install Windows 7 the graphics card is shown as a standard vga adaptor, so i tried several drivers from the Sony site (which were for vista) and the from

Every time i install the drivers upon restarting the screen courpts and the windows logo appears broken up and flickers then i see a broken up flickering blue screen.

Am i using the wrong driver? Or is it a physical hardware problem?


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09 Aug 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1

You need to download gfx card's driver from the official site (Nvidia or ATI/AMD)
What card do you have exactly?
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09 Aug 2011   #3

Windows 7 Pro 32Bit

I tried that also, and it said it was unable to find a compatible card on the system.

The Card is a 8400m GT
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09 Aug 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1

That method has never worked flawlessly...
This is what u need.
Choose to do a custom install and check 'perform clean install' and uncheck 'HD audio driver' if avaialble.
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