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  1. binsky3333

    binsky3333 New Member

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    Ok so basically i have a Nvidia gefroce 8400m GS and the website doesnt have any drivers for that card, and that i should get them from the laptop distributors site. Well Dell doesnt have the latest and greatest drivers and i was wondering if i could use this site.

    http://www.laptopvideo2go.com/

    It basically just you get the newest drivers and use the modded .INF file. Is this safe? I have done it with my desktop before. Also with the newest drivers ill get a big performance increase which i need.
     
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    That is the site i use for my HP lappy with 8600m GS. The drivers work good. Make sure you read the how-to so you patch the drivers with the modified inf file.
     
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    Yes i already now how to patch them. Just one question what version are you running, the latest? Also are you happy with the drivers and should i only get the WHQL certified ones?
     
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    I am running the most current version 180.84 just installed them yesterday and everything is running great. I never really worry about the WHQL since a lot of companies just can't afford to pay to get there drivers certified by microsoft. I haven't had any problems ever with a non WHQL driver.
     
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    Ok
     
  6. DanTheBanjoman Señor Moderator

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    Add the hardware ID of your card to NV's inf yourself. It's two lines you can copy/paste and change a number. Saves you a lot of searching.
     
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    The site already has a modded INF which comes with every nvidia card already in there.
     
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    Then the answer is simple, yes you can use it.
     
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    Thats where I get all my drivers from. Good site, absolutely no action on the forums though.
     
  10. binsky3333

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    Okay, thats all i need to know thanks a load!!!!!!!
     

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