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Windows 7: Can't install drivers for my (unknown) devices??

28 Oct 2009   #11

Windows 7 Professional x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rapt0r View Post
Hi all.

A couple days ago, I installed Windows 7 (through MSDNAA).

I have a problem with some devices. The situation can be seen here:

I tried updating driver software through windows and it said it was unable to find drivers

I have no idea what the "Unknown Device" may be. The "Multimedia Video controller" I'm guessing is my Nvidia graphics card? The Mass Storage Device I think is my Magicgate memory card slot, but I'm not sure.

I have an Nvidia 8400M GT graphics card and judging by what I've seen on the resolution window (and device manager), I'm currently running on my standard VGA graphics device, and not my Nvidia.

I manually searched for the drivers for my graphics card off the Nvidia site, but every time I try to install it, I get this messege

]I've already tried reformatting and reinstalling windows 7, now I'm running out of ideas. Can anybody please help?

I'm using a Sony Vaio TP3 computer. It's a "desktop" with laptop components and was initially running on Vista.

I have a Vaio All in One VCG-LT15E that I just upgraded to Win 7 Pro x64 from Vista x32 using the student website. I also have the Geforce 8400M GT and had issues for a while. None of the NVIDIA website drivers will work ... ended up using the driver and modified .inf from:

v190.62 Windows 7/Vista 64bit | NVIDIA - NVISION

I know it's a 190 series and not the "mobile" 180 series but after many worked like a charm. Just make sure you copy and replace the modified .inf ..... that's the secret to get around Sony's lack of Windows 7 support for existing models.

Now...I have the same issues with you as far as my Mass Media Controller (Smart Card Reader)....still working on that one.

I'm also not too happy about the drivers I'm using for my VCCG-6 Webcam...wish I could find a better one.

Good Luck!

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21 Jan 2012   #12

Windows 7 64 bit
Video driver for the machine?

I have the same machine, the same problem with the drivers. My biggest issue is the video driver but I have a few others as you did to get on Windows 7. I didn't see the end result of your search. did you ever get it to work?
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31 Jan 2012   #13

windows 7 starter

Hi can any1 please help!!!

i have an acer aspire one 521 notebook, i am trying to attach a verbatim 1t exteral hard drive!

USB not recognised,

Device status: Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)

i have updated the drivers on the note book, i thought the drivers needed for the verbatim were built in.

has any1 got any ideas please!!
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