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drv_forceware.gif  nVIDIA ForceWare 81.98

drv_inf.gifModded INF | drv_nfo.gifDriver NFO

 Operating System: Windows XP (x64)

 Driver Version: 81.98 (

 Driver Date: 2005-12-10

 Driver Size: 18.8 MB

 Driver Released by: nVidia

 MS WHQL Certificate: True

 Setup Files Included: True

 International Files : True


Issues Resolved in Version 81.98

The following are changes made and issues resolved since driver version 81.95:

Single GPU Issues Resolved

• Removed the Direct Access functionality from the driver user


• Low Viewperf 8.01 scores occur with Dual Core and dual processor


• Dual Core Processors: Corel Paint Shop Pro X does not work.

• Rendering problems occur in Need for Speed: Most Wanted.

• GeForce 7 Series: Ground textures in Flight Simulator 2004 do not

render correctly when using “Ultra High” settings.

• GeForce 7800 GTX 512: The system cannot resume from Standby.

• GeForce 7800 GTX/GT: Running F.E.A.R. hangs the system on the

Apple 30" Cinema display when Monitor Scaling is used.

• GeForce 7800 GTX/GT, GeForce 6800/6600: Ground and water

textures are corrupted when zooming out in Civilization 4.

• GeForce 7800 GTX/GT, GeForce 6800: Shadows fail to render in

Splinter Cell 1.

• Dual GeForce 7800 GTX/GT: Everquest 2 launches to a black screen

when antialiasing is set to 2xQ at 1920 x 1200 resolution.

• GeForce 7800 GTX 512: Chronicles of Riddick does not run at

resolutions higher than 800x600.

• GeForce 7800, GeForce 6800: Corruption is seen in Flight Simulator


• GeForce 7800 GTX, GeForce 6800, Quadro FX 4500: The system slows

down with the Liquid Edition SD time line.

• GeForce 6800: Wrong colors appear when playing QuickTime trailers

using the non-native video resolution.

4 N V I D I A C o r p o r a t i o n

C h a p t e r 2 : R e l e a s e 8 0 D r i v e r I s s u e s I s s u e s Re s o l v e d i n Ve r s i o n 8 1 . 9 8

• GeForce 6800 Ultra / GeForce FX 5950 Ultra: Battlefield 2 has

corruption or crashes when a player switches from zoomed

commander view to zoomed sniper view.

• GeForce 6800: Shimmering or cropping of the full-screen video mirror

occurs when covering the video window with another window.

• GeForce 6150/6100, Windows XP Media Center Edition: The driver

does not recognize display connection changes that occur during a

system shutdown.

• GeForce 6100/6150, Windows Media Center Edition 2005 Update

Rollup 2: HD modes are listed as available when a TV is connected

using S-Video.

• GeForce 6150/6100, Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005: The

display remains inactive when resuming from Suspend mode.

• GeForce FX 5200: Textures disappear in CrimeLife v105.

• GeForce4 Ti 4200, Windows 98: Java applications crash when calling


SLI-Related Issues Resolved

• GeForce 7800 GTX 512, SLI: In Battlefield 2 and other applications,

screen corruption occurs with SLI AA enabled.

• GeForce 7800 GTX, SLI: Everquest 2 launches to a black screen when

antialiasing s set to 2xQ.

• GeForce 6800, SLI: There is pausing in Colin McRae Rally 5 when SLI

is enabled.

• GeForce 6800, SLI: Corruption occurs on the golf course in Tiger

Woods 2006 with 2x antialiasing enabled.

• GeForce 6800, SLI: The desktop doesn't refresh after exiting Black and

White 2.

• GeForce 6800, SLI: Nothing appears below the SLI load balancing line

in 3DMark05 when SLI AA is enabled.

• GeForce 6600 VE, SLI: “Lack of video bridge” error message appears

when enabling SLI without the SLI connector.

NVI D I A C o r p o r a t i o n 5

Re l e a s e 8 0 V e r s i o n 8 1 . 9 8

• GeForce 6600, Windows XP, SLI: The system occasionally hangs

when playing Everquest 2.

• GeForce 6600, Windows XP, SLI: When the quality level is set to

Extreme Quality, EverQuest 2 does not render correctly with 4x

antialiasing enabled at 1600x1200.




  • GeForce 2 Go: HERE from Pieter (v16.20 - v61.77)
  • GeForce FX Go5200: HERE from Larry (v5x.xx - current)
  • GeForce FX Go5700: HERE from Sky-Dexter (v65.73 - current)
  • GeForce FX Go5700: HERE from zipper (v53.51 - current)
  • GeForce Go 6200: HERE from AJH (v70.75 - current)
  • GeForce Go 6800: HERE from REAVER (v66.81 - current)
  • GeForce Go 6800: HERE from miki (v72.50 - current) @ AMILO 3438G
  • GeForce Go 7800 GTX: HERE from jamesd (v79.31 - current)


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