Driver advice

  hiwatt 17:41 07 Aug 08

Hi folks,when it comes to drivers I really haven't got a clue.I see people asking about updating their drivers regulary.I have nvidia Geforce 6100 nForce 405 installed.Can anyone tell me if I should be downloading drivers regulary?What is the benefit of this?Thanks.

  spex75 17:43 07 Aug 08

If its not broke don't fix it!

  hiwatt 17:49 07 Aug 08

Sorry,I should have said that in device manager I have an exclamation mark beside system devices/AMD-8151 hyper transport(tm)AGP3.0 graphics tunnel.When I right click it it's not working properly because windows cannot load the driver required.I was wondering if I needed to update drivers?And if so which ones?Thanks in advance for any help.

  spex75 17:52 07 Aug 08

click here

Try this

  hiwatt 18:38 07 Aug 08

Is the driver in that link related to the error above in device manager?Thanks.

  hiwatt 14:57 08 Aug 08

I just tried to install the driver in the link you gave but it's only for xp.I should have said it was for windows vista.Does anyknow know what could be causing the exclamation mark as described above?Thanks.

  crosstrainer 15:01 08 Aug 08

The driver you need is:

click here

Uninstall the old ones first as the yellow exclamation mark indicates a driver issue.

Download the package, uninstall and then reinstall the new package.

  hiwatt 16:36 08 Aug 08

Thanks crosstrainer.Do I just uninstall by right clicking in device manager?It's under system devices.Thanks.

  Ditch999 17:55 08 Aug 08

"system devices/AMD-8151 hyper transport(tm)AGP3.0 graphics tunnel"

Is this not a System Bus driver? ie motherboard chipset

  hiwatt 18:08 08 Aug 08

I'm not sure what it is.Any idea how to "fix" the yellow exclamation mark please?Thanks.

  Ditch999 18:39 08 Aug 08

Yes. Install the driver for it off the motherboard CD.

R click on it in Device Manager and select Update/Install Driver, then when it asks where to look select the CD drive where the motherboard CD is. It might find it itself. Chances are its somewhere on your system already C:\Windows\system32 or C:\Nvidia.

Your motherboard make and model and OS would help!

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