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Windows 7: nvidia 525m, how to use?

19 Aug 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
nvidia 525m, how to use?

Hi, i am using wind 7 proffesional on my inspiron n5110 and when i right click on desktop chose screen resolution then advanced i see that i am using intel hd graphic family. This vid card is 64mb. instaled all drivers from this site for video and i dnt know how to change on nvidia ^.^

pls help

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19 Aug 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64

Your laptop is using what they call switchable graphics, meaning that it uses the Intel graphics for normal use and should automatically to the Nvidia when playing a game or something that requires the extra graphics power. It also requires both the Intel and Nvidia drivers to be installed to work properly. Nvidia calls it Optimus Technology.

As far as the drivers go you might be able to use this,

Notebook Drivers

to get an updated driver if Dell doesn't have one. If that doesn't work then you're stuck using whatever Dell has available, as the reference Nvidia drivers will not install on it due to the switchable graphics.
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