Jump to content
LaptopVideo2Go Forums
Sign in to follow this  
Infinity7

Windows 8 CP driver 296.17 can be downloaded direct from NVidia now

Recommended Posts

Infinity7

You can now download the 296.17 driver directly from NVidia rather than getting it off of Windows Updates as a cab file but NVidia still says that this driver is only for Windows 8 Consumer Preview, not for Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8 Developer Preview.

Link to the download: http://www.nvidia.co...aspx?lang=en-us

NVidia says that the 296.10 driver is the equivalent to the 296.17 driver and in my performance comparison tests they came out the same. If you're on Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8 DP better just use the 296.10 driver.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
ricktendo64

Ist because of the CAT file, its only digitally signed for 6.2. The one on Windows Update in CAB form is signed for 6.1 so it will work on both Win7+8

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
falconed

will there modded inf for support all nvidia cards ?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
bobo1704

The nVIDIA's version has got date "5/3/2012" while MS's has "6/3'2012". After installing the nVIDIA's version, Microsoft Update shows an update for the VGA tha it is the same of course!!

Edited by bobo1704

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Regostein

Not having any luck here. I have a Dell D620 with Windows 8 Consumer Preview installed (32 bit). The system only sees the onboard video. The system has an NVS 110M installed. I have tried a number of drivers, including the 296.17 release.

Still doesn't see NVS 110M.

What am I doing wrong?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...