Gateway P-7805u Geoforce 9800 GTS driver

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  1. zzvelik

    zzvelik Notebook Enthusiast

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    I just bought a used P-7805u and get the black screen problem while doing casual web surfing & watching videos (No gaming) after 30 to 90 minutes of usage. I downloaded RivaTuner & it says that I have a generic monitor and wasn't able to change the settings to 2D to see if that would work.
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    I'd appreciate a link to the original Geoforce 9800 GTS driver for the P-7805u laptop or a file attachment on this forum. Thanks.
     
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    zzvelik Notebook Enthusiast

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    One more question to those who have experienced the same problem with the screen abruptly going black with a slight audio lag till everything but the lights and fan go off. Did the problem turn out to be the motherboard,video card, cmos battery, or overheating?

    BTW, I found a video (1st link) to fix the overheating issue, but the 2nd video that shows how to dissemble the laptop seems like a chore for a novice like me.





    EDIT: Turns out the 1st video was for a different laptop
     
    Last edited: Jan 29, 2019
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    TreeTops Ranch Notebook Deity

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    zzvelik.. You didn't say what driver version you have but I have been using driver version 285.79 for the last 5 years without any issues. Maybe you can find that one somewhere? I read somewhere that some recent versions were not working as well for some people. Anyway, most newer versions were for newly released games which I don't do.
     
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