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How do I update my video card drivers?

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#1 VaynardX


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Posted 09 November 2010 - 01:08 AM

As the topic implies, how do I do it? Never updated my graphics card drivers, I only used the cd that comes with it. Anyway, can someone please give me a step by step process on how to do it?

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#2 cryptodan


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Posted 09 November 2010 - 01:09 AM

Do you know who made your video card?

If not then do the following:

Please perform the following, so that we can get the exact specs of your computer. This will better assist us in helping you more.

Publish a Snapshot using Speccy

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#3 VaynardX

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 10:34 AM

Ohh, I forgot to tell that Its an Nvidia card. Geforce 9400 GT to be exact.

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 11:06 AM

I know Cryptodan asked you to post a Speccy screen shot which would have made it easier to direct you to the correct driver download for your graphics card.

However I am going to post several links for your graphics card, each one is for a specific version of the Windows operating system.

Pick the correct link for your operating system below.

Windows XP 32 Bit OS

Windows Vista and Windows 7 32 Bit OS

Windows Vista and Windows 7 64 Bit OS


Download the driver from nVidia's web site and save it to your DESKTOP

Go to Control panel look for Device Manager look for Graphics adapter and un-intstall the driver for the video card.

Reboot computer.

Your graphics display will be generic basic colors, might even be 600x800 pixels. Do not allow windows to install any drivers, cancel the install if windows attempts for load drivers for you.

Look for the file you downloaded earlier to your desktop from nVidia's web site.
Double click the file and follow the on-screen prompts to accept the terms of the EULA license and allow it to install.

Reboot the computer when prompted to do so.

You have just updated your video graphics card's drivers.

Hope this helps.

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#5 VaynardX

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Posted 10 November 2010 - 07:29 PM


There. Updated my drivers nice and fine. Thanks mate!:)

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