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rawprawn

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I have been dual booting Win 7 for a few months now, but I find the text on this forum slightly blurred. If I open My Documents it is crystal clear, and other web sites seem OK, although not perhaps as good as Vista.
Am I missing something, I have tried both with and without Compatibility, it seems to make no difference.

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Crossbow7

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rawprawn, try the latest ones direct from nVidia:

If 32-bit Win7: click here, or if 64-bit click here.

sunnystaines, that would depend on the laptop & the graphics installed. If your laptop screen has a 1024*768 native resolution, then that's what it should be set at ideally. Any lower usually degrades quality & crispness, while higher will make it go 'downhill', as you rightly said! G

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rawprawn

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Unfortunately I get this message when I run it.
"NVIDIA Setup could not locate any drivers that are compatible with your current hardware. Setup will now Exit.

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Crossbow7

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Hmm, that's a strange one.

Did you download the correct ones for your OS type? I.e. 32 / 64-bit as the case may be. G

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rawprawn

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Hi, yes definitely 32 bit, I did have a serious problem last week, and I ended up formatting the HDD. The only thing I could get to work was an old Windows 98 disc, so after I formatted the disc using that,I then recovered Vista using Acronis boot disc from my external drive. (The computer wouldn't accept the Acronis disc until I had formatted.
Could this have a bearing?

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rawprawn

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To be honest, I am almost certain that I have had that message before when I have tried to update NVIDIA,before I had the problem I just mentioned.

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rawprawn

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Also, another strange thing. In Device manager in Windows 7, It is showing "Other Devices" a Mass Storage Device, and Unknown device. Both have yellow ticks (These do not appear in Vista) I assumed they were showing the other vista partition. I uninstalled them and rebooted but they re appeared.

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Crossbow7

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This is the support page for your laptop click here. Clicking on 'Downloads', will give you a few drivers to try, including graphics ones lower down: nVidia Video Driver - 7.15.10.9813a.

When you run Windows Update in Win7, does it offer to install any hardware drivers? G

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rawprawn

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The only optionals it is offering is CXT Modem HDAudio and Silvernight. I will install both.

I will look at your link.
Thanks
RP

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rawprawn

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I owe you several pints!!, I went to the site and downloaded the NVDIA updtae, then following instructions went to uninstall it in Control Panel. Lo and behold it wasn't there, so I uninstalled it in Device Manager, rebooted and installed it from C:Update\NVDVID.
Now on 1440 * 900.
Thankk you very much for your help.
RP

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