The Defininitive nVidia Driver Upgrade Guide

Discussion in 'Gateway and eMachines' started by iaTa, Jun 26, 2008.

  1. machined

    machined Notebook Enthusiast

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    Wish I could use it...64bit..gives me the "no compatible hardware...." Gonna pm you flynazz...
     
  2. flynnaz

    flynnaz I am a Night Elf Mohawk!

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    machined Notebook Enthusiast

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    Cool deal. I'll check that one. Thanks for the Driver sweeper link also. I us DS it regularly as well as follow the driver upgrade guide.
    Thanks
     
  4. andrerip

    andrerip Newbie

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    After many tries, I am using the last nvidia driver (260.99) on my Gateway 6860 (GeForce 8800M). When I installed the driver, it first cleaned out all the previous drivers. I don't know if this is why it worked out.
     
  5. flynnaz

    flynnaz I am a Night Elf Mohawk!

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    I really like the new Nvidia driver, very easy to update, kinda dummy proof :)
     
  6. andrerip

    andrerip Newbie

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    The driver 260.99 made my GPU overheat and now the laptop does not even power on. I took it for maintenance and they will need to repair the motherboard. They are charging me about $200. If you have a Gateway 6860FX, don't you ever use the newest drivers.
     
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    I can't believe it. Now that my laptop crashed they make a new driver for it. The last official driver for my machine was dated from 2008. Thanks flynnaz, I hope they can fix my P-6860 FX... I need to play worms, black ops and starcraft 2!! :-D
     
  9. Elenthir

    Elenthir Notebook Guru

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    Hi there, would you still recommend the same driver for my P 7811 FX (running on Win 7 64, 9800M GTS), or rather the newer 266.58?
    If not, which one would you recommend currently?
    No major graphic tasks, apart from LOTRO and photo & video viewing.

    Many thanks,
    E*
     
  10. flynnaz

    flynnaz I am a Night Elf Mohawk!

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    Sorry for the really late reply, this is from another post of mine:
    With the newest drivers, I have installed right over the old with no issues, but like above, if you have issues, it is best to uninstall, clean the old driver files off your system, reboot, and install the new drivers fresh.
     
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