Jump to content
LaptopVideo2Go Forums

169.25 is out


Recommended Posts

Another 169.xx driver, keeping up with 2 per week and now 1 per day.

Latest driver out there, dated 11th Dec.

Only in Vista flavours at the moment.

Vista x86

Vista x64

# BETA driver for GeForce 6, 7, and 8 series GPUs.

# Added support for NVIDIA 3-way SLI Technology.

# Added support for GeForce 8800 GTS 512 GPU.

# Recommended driver for the latest DirectX 9, DirectX 10, and OpenGL applications.

# Numerous game and application compatibility fixes. Please refer to the release documentation for more information on features, driver fixes, and known issues.

Fixed Issues?Windows Vista 32-bit

Single GPU Issues

All GPUs

? Blu‐ray disc titles over component‐out do not play at 576p.[304186]

GeForce 8 Series GPUs

? GeForce 8 Series: The Help topic for Antialiasing inaccurately states to use override

when turning off in‐game AA. [308859]

The override option should be used only if your application does not have built‐in

antialiasing control.

GeForce 7 Series GPUs

? GeForce 7900 GTX: Half‐Life 2?performance drops by 50% at resolution 2048x1536

and 1920x1440 compared to 2560x1600.[304298]

? GeForce 7 Series: With TMM enabled, the driver does not detect a hot‐plugged

VGA (dongle) or DVI connection.[250354 273864]

GeForce 6 Series GPUs

? GeForce 6800: Star Wars Empire at War ? the application crashes to the desktop

after displaying the logo ʹpetroglyphʹ during launch. [344182]

? GeForce 6800: Frame drops occur when playing MPEG2 video files using Windows

Media Player 11. [284346/336873]

SLI Mode Issues

GeForce 8 Series GPUs

? [sLI], GeForce 8800 GTX: Everquest2?there is a brief flicker when entering the water

with 8xAA enabled. [306973]

? [sLI], GeForce 8600: 3DMark06?the screen goes blank after running all the tests

using the default settings, requiring a hard reboot. [348065]

? [sLI], GeForce 8600 GT: Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion?the game crashes to the desktop

when antialiasing is set to 8x (Enhance) from the NVIDIA Control Panel. [308931]

? [sLI], GeForce 8600 GT/GTS: 3D games such as Battlefield 2, Age of Empire 3,

Battlefield 2142, Far Cry, and Chronicles of Reddick behave erratically when played

while the NVIDIA Control Panel is open.[303662]

? [sLI], GeForce 8600: Warhammer 40k Mark of Chaos?the ground has flickering

patches when using SLI mode. [332353]

? [sLI], GeForce 8500/8400/8300: Dungeon Siege 2?the system crashes after enabling

SLI and Override AA set to any value (from the NVIDIA Control Panel). [330815]

? [sLI], GeForce 8500/8400/8300: Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars?corruption

and flickering occurs in the game after pressing the ESC key. [328823]

? [sLI], GeForce 8500/8400/8300: Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion?there is flickering and

corruption on the player selection screen and in the game. [328013]

GeForce 7 Series GPUs

? [sLI], GeForce 7900 GTX: Gothic 3?the mountain reflections in the water flicker after

enabling SLI mode.[340574]

GeForce 6 Series GPUs

? [sLI], GeForce 6600/6200: The ʺResize Desktopʺ tab does not work on the NVIDIA

Control Panel‐>Resize HDTV Desktop page. [349389]

Fixed Issues?Windows Vista 64-bit

? GeForce 7 Series: With TMM enabled, the driver does not detect a hot‐plugged

VGA (dongle) or DVI connection.[250354 273864]

? GeForce 7800 GTX: ?Display Driver is not responding ? messages appear when

playing HD files using WinDVD with hardware accelerator enabled. [309218/


Link to comment
Share on other sites

We need a countdown timer for the next 169.xx driver. My guess is we will get 169.26 or 169.27 in 36 hours or less.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

This topic is now closed to further replies.
  • Create New...