®®® Posted October 23, 2007 Report Share Posted October 23, 2007 Just counted 737 driver threads which each holds one driver for either Windows NT, Windows 9x/ME, Windows 2000 / XP 32bit, XP 64bit, Vista 32 & 64bit. Also a couple of Linux drivers are available. This means, currently we directly host around 800 NVIDIA graphic card drivers as some earlier driver threads hold all versions of a subseries (for example v78.10, v78.11, v78.17 can all be found in one 78.1x thread). Since Pieter (INF) and Teraphy (nVision Forum) started their private pages back in 2003 and then united both in the beginning of 2004 to LaptopVideo2Go.com we constantly increased the driver selection by adding more unreleased, unknown, leaked or official driver releases as soon as we found them. Hence this makes LaptopVideo2Go.com (continuously) the biggest public accessible NVIDIA driver resource on earth. What is also unique, is our new voting system for each driver, introduced a couple of weeks ago, and hopefully reflecting a bit easier the user's driver experience. I know it's not perfect, but it should give a hint of how well a driver is accepted by the community without reading each and every post in a driver thread. Additionally we added (on request) a WHQL check logo in front of each driver thread for better overview while browsing the categorized driver series subforums. Demand for mobile NVIDIA drivers is high, and with an ever increasing notebook market still rising. This is also backed by our monthly statistics for visitors and pageviews. A few days ago for example v163.44 for Vista 32bit reached the magic mark of 100.000 thread views... and that within 2 months. And even though we are still breaking records each and every month i cannot stress enough for guests, visitors and even members of our forum, that all this is a free service. So please bear with us, if an INF is not immediately available, a file ends up in a 404 error, or just generally your questions cannot be answered by us. The sheer amount of people trying to communicate with us, seeking help and trying to find a solution for problems is overwhelming. But remember we are in no way affiliated with NVIDIA, neither do we work for nor do we receive support from them. If you think, what we do here is useful for you and made your day, please consider a donation to further support development of this site and pay hosting cost for this site. If you think a paid ad on our page would bring more customers for your business, don't hesitate to contact Pieter. It's all voluntary work mainly done in our leisure time. Pieter, Teraphy, me or any of the moderators (as well as most tweakers around the globe) do NOT have access to any documentation concerning the drivers and to be more specific the INF. Use of common sense and having experience with NVIDIA drivers since about 8 years -though- can sometimes compensate a missing documentation :) Pieter's modded INF developed over the years and had about 1000 changes i would guess. Fixes we provide here are by no way definite and could be useless with future driver series or doesn't work with older series. There are so many aspects why something doesn't work for you, even though it worked before or it works for others and the most common are: You installed the driver on top of an older version, instead of uninstalling first. You didn't removed any driver remnants... especially in the registry. You didn't restart (after uninstalling). You didn't restart (after installing). You desperately mix an older, working driver with the top-notch latest BETA release which doesn't work for you... in order to get it working finally. You messed around with tweaking tools or disabled Windows Services. You didn't update laptop's BIOS. You avoid Windows Update and haven't installed all of the latest patches. You forgot to use the modded INF/Pieter's INF. You mixed a modded INF made for an international driver with an English driver or vice versa. You have so many poorly coded software installed that even without a demanding game your computer out of nothing suffers from BSOD. You have a couple of codecs installed and at least 3 of them -responsible for DivX playback- battle for merit 080000000 or you installed a codec pack where at least 5 of them battle for merit 0800000001. And last but not least: it was just not meant to be.The driver, modded INF, some other aspect or a combination of all is responsible. Try a more recent driver. Please check yourself before you blame us or our cats. That being said, i want to thank each and everyone who contributes with their knowledge, insight, patience and time for the NVIDIA driven laptop community gathered here. Thanks for reading. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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