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Windows 7: help! outdated graphics card with no avail drivers!

04 Dec 2009   #1
farmer maggot

windows 7
help! outdated graphics card with no avail drivers!

hey guys i just got windows 7 and already see two major problems. one, my graphics card needs to get a driver update but they dont support windows 7 on the website!. I have an NVIDIA GeForce 4 MX Series (yes its old as hell) and ive read that installing the vista or xp drivers wont work regardless. what should I do? does anyone know if i can buy a better graphics card for my laptop? my friend told me HP laptops are made customized for the specific graphics card and i would have to buy another laptop. i am not down to spend 2000 bones on a new laptop with everything working with windows 7 on this current one with the only flaw an outdated driver!!! Is there some other downloadable updates I can find to get my card working?

also, as some people mentioned before, i cannot get the brightness slider to show up in my power settings options. do you think it has something to do with the outdated graphics card i have? So far i havent updated it with any drivers. I really dont want to buy a new laptop...and i also dont want to waste all the money i spent on video games if i cant play them without a driver anymore

Please help, thanks

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04 Dec 2009   #2
farmer maggot

windows 7

ive read on some posts that people with the same problem used forceware 72.14. does it work?
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04 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Drivers for your card ARE available at Nvidia : NVIDIA Driver Downloads Page
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04 Dec 2009   #4

7600.20510 x86

Drivers are only for XP.

Definitely upgrade the video card for Aero and Windows 7, if laptop allows an upgrade at all.
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