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Why would the NVIDIA setup program not be able to locate any supported drivers on Windows XP?


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2006-07-09 12:24:31
2006-07-09 12:24:31

Because an Nvidia graphics card doesnt use windows XP drivers...if youre trying to locate the drivers put the install disc in and have it search the drive


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Drivers are files that help your computer understand how to use a part. Nvidia is a brand of Graphic cards. Updating your Nvidia drivers is important.

NVIDIA drivers are free to download from NVIDIA's website.

Yeah, sure it is. You just need a compatible motherboard and the needed drivers from the Nvidia website.

You can use windows update, manufacture website or NVIDIA or AMD websites. When you are using windows update it will update your drivers automatically but not to the latest version. If you use manufacture website or chip producer website, you will need to download exe file. Once it is downloaded run it and follow instructions. When you install drivers from NVIDIA it will install update server too so you do not have to worry about searching for newest drivers.

Most drivers are developed and included in the kernel; if your hardware isn't supported by the kernel, it likely isn't supported by any other drivers. The only real exceptions are for some graphics cards, like those from NVIDIA and ATi, as well as some experimental drivers for wireless cards that aren't included in the kernel for various reasons. Some wireless cards can be made to work by wrapping a Windows driver for use in Linux when no other alternative exists. NVIDIA and ATi drivers are installed by running an installer downloaded from the respective websites. In Ubuntu, they can also be installed by using the Restricted Drivers Manager. ndiswrapper can be downloaded from most distro's repositories, as well as compiling from source.

Yes. You will need a supporting Motherboard and Drivers for it to run as intended.

Yes nvidia cards are support for NFS Hot Purist but some nvidia card are not supported minimum nvidia card are 7600gs..

One can download the Nvidia control panel software for Windows 7 operating system through the main Nvidia website where it offers software downloads for it's products.

Install windows XP, then go to the website of the manufacturer of your device(s) and look for the windows xp driver. For example, you have nvidia geforce 9xxx, then go to, click the drivers (above) and choose windows xp. DOwnload and install each driver. Or if you have the disc for those driver(s), you can look for the windows xp drivers intead of windows vista.For the tutorial on how to install windows xp, got to or

Drivers are integrated into the operating system on MACs/OSX. If any driver updates are available, they will be ported to you via Software Updates. NVIDIA does not provide Apple drivers.

google it, under nvidia drivers, it will bring you to there driver site where u have to fill in the os, card info etc like that.. it will then direct you to where your drivers for your card is.. so have the info ready ahead of time.

really any nvidia should work. In your start bar search windows update, go on optional updates and there should be an nvidia one. Hope this helps.

Not if you want to use your network card.

'Optimal Drivers for Enterprise' - per NVIDIA

Drivers for Intel cards are already bundled into the X server. Drivers for NVIDIA or ATI cards can be downloaded from the company's respective websites.

The drivers are built into Mac OS X so updating to the latest version will give you the latest drivers. Nvidia did have some manufacturing problems and Apple will make repairs free of charge if this is an issue for you. (See links below)

You can get them from the Toshiba website, but screen drivers you will have to download from either Nvidia or ATI Radeon.

first off i never heard of a gx before, secondly goto Google and type in nvidia drivers.. there will be a llink to there driver site, u can look up your drivers threw there, it asks for your OS and card info so have everything ready ahead of time.

Yes, there is a lot of different Nvidia GeForce graphic cards, but most and all recent will run with Vista just fine.

An update for a program to fix issues with NVIDIA cards will not have any effect with Intel graphics. You cannot use NVIDIA-specific programs on your Intel card.

If you have an ATI video card, you do not need an NVIDIA driver. Ubuntu includes a "Restricted Drivers Manager" that will automatically download and install any proprietary drivers it detects your card needs.

"nvsvc32.exe" is part of the NVIDIA graphics card drivers (Detonator). It should be left running on any system using Nvidia graphics hardware to ensure proper function.

No. Minimum System Requirements: Operating system Windows Vista (Service Pack 2) 32 bit (Windows XP is not supported): CPU: 3.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Equivalent Memory (RAM): 3 GB Hard drive space: 18 GB of free space Graphics hardware: AMD: 512 MB RAM ATI Radeon 4870 or higher performance NVIDIA: 512 MB RAM NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT or higher performance

NVidia makes GeForce cards. Link to their site below, there's a link on their home page to download drivers. Their drivers are free.

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