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[DRIVERS] How to update the display drivers

Postby FocusTechSupport » Wed Nov 25, 2009 4:14 pm

HOW TO IDENTIFY THE GRAPHICS CONTROLLER OF THE COMPUTER

WINDOWS XP
1. Click Start then Run or press Windows and R keys.
2. Type DXDIAG in the Run window and press Enter key.
3. From the DirectX diagnostic tool, click Display tab.

WINDOWS VISTA
1. Click Windows Start button or press Windows and R keys.
2. Type DXDIAG in the Search bar (bottom left) or in Run window and press Enter key.
3. From the DirectX diagnostic tool, click Display tab.


ATI GRAPHICS CONTROLLERS FOR DESKTOP COMPUTER

ATI RADEON X 1000/XPRESS SERIES - WINDOWS XP 32-bit
1. Click http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/w ... ce-xp.aspx
2. Click Download button from 'Option 1 - Full Software Suite'.
3. Save the application file (9-3_xp32_dd_ccc_wdm_enu.exe file for example) on the hard disk.
4. Once download done, run the application file and follow the instructions.

ATI RADEON X 1000/XPRESS SERIES - WINDOWS VISTA/WINDOWS 7 32-bit
1. Click http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/w ... sta32.aspx
2. Click Download button from 'Option 1 - Full Software Suite'.
3. Save the application file (9-3_vista32_win7_32_dd_ccc_wdm_enu.exe file for example) on the hard disk.
4. Once download done, run the application file and follow the instructions.

ATI RADEON X 1000/XPRESS SERIES - WINDOWS VISTA/WINDOWS 7 64-bit
1. Click http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/w ... sta64.aspx
2. Click Download button from 'Option 1 - Full Software Suite'.
3. Save the application file (9-3_vista64_win7_64_dd_ccc_wdm_enu.exe file for example) on the hard disk.
4. Once download done, run the application file and follow the instructions.

ATI RADEON HD 2000/3000/4000/5000 SERIES - WINDOWS XP 32-bit
1. Click http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/w ... iw_xp.aspx
2. Click Download button from 'Option 1 - Full Software Suite'.
3. Save the application file (9-4_xp32_dd_ccc_wdm_enu.exe file for example) on the hard disk.
4. Once download done, run the application file and follow the instructions.

ATI RADEON HD 2000/3000/4000/5000 SERIES - WINDOWS VISTA/WINDOWS 7 32-bit
1. Click http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/w ... sta32.aspx
2. Click Download button from 'Option 1 - Full Software Suite'.
3. Save the application file (9-4_vista32_win7_32_dd_ccc_wdm_enu.exe file for example) on the hard disk.
4. Once download done, run the application file and follow the instructions.

ATI RADEON HD 2000/3000/4000/5000 SERIES - WINDOWS VISTA/WINDOWS 7 64-bit
1. Click http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/w ... sta64.aspx
2. Click Download button from 'Option 1 - Full Software Suite'.
3. Save the application file (9-4_vista64_win7_64_dd_ccc_wdm_enu.exe file for example) on the hard disk.
4. Once download done, run the application file and follow the instructions.


NVIDIA GRAPHICS CONTROLLERS FOR DESKTOP COMPUTER

NVIDIA GEFORCE FX - WINDOWS XP 32-bit
1. Click http://us.download.nvidia.com/Windows/1 ... h_whql.exe
2. Save 175.19_geforce_winxp_32bit_english_whql.exe application file on the hard disk.
3. Once download done, run 175.19_geforce_winxp_32bit_english_whql.exe and follow the instructions.

NVIDIA GEFORCE 6/7/8/9 AND GTX 100/200 SERIES - WINDOWS XP 32-bit
1. Click http://us.download.nvidia.com/Windows/1 ... h_whql.exe
2. Save 191.07_desktop_winxp_32bit_english_whql.exe application file on the hard disk.
3. Once download done, run 191.07_desktop_winxp_32bit_english_whql.exe and follow the instructions.

NVIDIA GEFORCE 6/7/8/9 AND GTX 100/200 SERIES - WINDOWS VISTA/WINDOWS 7 32-bit
1. Click http://us.download.nvidia.com/Windows/1 ... h_whql.exe
2. Save 191.07_desktop_win7_winvista_32bit_english_whql.exe application file on the hard disk.
3. Once download done, run 191.07_desktop_win7_winvista_32bit_english_whql.exe and follow the instructions.

NVIDIA GEFORCE 6/7/8/9 AND GTX 100/200 SERIES - WINDOWS VISTA 64-bit
1. Click http://us.download.nvidia.com/Windows/1 ... h_whql.exe
2. Save 191.07_desktop_win7_winvista_64bit_english_whql.exe application file on the hard disk.
3. Once download done, run 191.07_desktop_win7_winvista_64bit_english_whql.exe and follow the instructions.


ATI GRAPHICS CONTROLLERS FOR LAPTOP COMPUTER

ATI RADEON MOBILITY SERIES
Currently AMD does not provide any driver support for Mobility Radeon products.
All driver and technical support for Mobility Radeon products is provided by the original laptop manufacturer.
To download Windows Mobility Radeon drivers or driver updates for your laptop product, please visit your laptop manufacturer's website.

Otherwise, please use Mobility Modder from Driver Heaven and follow the instructions http://www.driverheaven.net/modtool/


NVIDIA GRAPHICS CONTROLLERS FOR LAPTOP COMPUTER

NVIDIA GEFORCE 8M/9M/100M/200M SERIES

WINDOWS XP 32-bit
1. Click http://us.download.nvidia.com/Windows/1 ... l_whql.exe
2. Save 186.81_notebook_winxp_32bit_international_whql.exe application file on the hard disk.
3. Once download done, run 186.81_notebook_winxp_32bit_international_whql.exe and follow the instructions.

WINDOWS VISTA/WINDOWS 7 32-bit
1. Click http://us.download.nvidia.com/Windows/1 ... l_whql.exe
2. Save 186.81_notebook_win7_winvista_32bit_international_whql.exe application file on the hard disk.
3. Once download done, run 186.81_notebook_win7_winvista_32bit_international_whql.exe and follow the instructions.

WINDOWS VISTA/WINDOWS 7 64-bit
1. Click http://us.download.nvidia.com/Windows/1 ... l_whql.exe
2. Save 186.81_notebook_win7_winvista_64bit_international_whql.exe application file on the hard disk.
3. Once download done, run 186.81_notebook_win7_winvista_64bit_international_whql.exe and follow the instructions.

This is a reference driver that can be installed on supported NVIDIA GeForce notebook GPUs. However, please note that your notebook original equipment manufacturer (OEM) provides certified drivers for your specific notebook on their website. NVIDIA recommends that you check with your notebook OEM about recommended software updates for your notebook. OEMs may not provide technical support for issues that arise from the use of this driver.

Before downloading the driver:

Please check to make sure that your notebook has a supported GPU.
It is recommended that you backup your current system configuration.
If you own a Dell Inspiron 1420, Dell XPS M1330, or Dell XPS M1530 it is highly recommended that you first install this Dell software update
http://www.nvidia.com/object/recommende ... dates.html

NVIDIA GEFORCE GO/M FX/6/7 SERIES
To locate the latest drivers for your NVIDIA GEFORCE FX/6/7 MOBILE graphics controller, please visit your laptop manufacturer's website.
Otherwise third party display drivers are available at LAPTOPVIDEO2GO http://www.laptopvideo2go.com/drivers

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