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How to install nvidia driver for rtx3080 on windows 1709?

Wasaki

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Need help anyone know how to install nvidia driver for windows 10 1709 or 1909?
How to stop it from update to 21h2?
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Remove the version check in INF of the NVIDIA driver:

Code:
[Manufacturer]
%NVIDIA_A% = NVIDIA_Devices,NTamd64.10.0...14393,NTamd64.10.0...17098

[NVIDIA_Devices.NTamd64.10.0...14393]

[NVIDIA_Devices.NTamd64.10.0...17098]

Then in NVCleanstall select any expert tweak to trigger rebuilding signature.

Bear in mind that DirectX12 Ultimate is not available in old Windows 10 versions.
 

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Remove the version check in INF of the NVIDIA driver:

Code:
[Manufacturer]
%NVIDIA_A% = NVIDIA_Devices,NTamd64.10.0...14393,NTamd64.10.0...17098

[NVIDIA_Devices.NTamd64.10.0...14393]

[NVIDIA_Devices.NTamd64.10.0...17098]

Then in NVCleanstall select any expert tweak to trigger rebuilding signature.

Bear in mind that DirectX12 Ultimate is not available in old Windows 10 versions.
Thanks but old driver couldn't be installed .
Yeah directx12 is not necessary for most games.

I did try to modify INF but windows immediately delete Nvidia folder after failed to install. K solved unzip then modified
 
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what's the point in doing some sketchy stuff to get something maybe functional instead of just using an updated version of windows that is made for it in the first place?
 
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Hi,
Is there any special reason to avoid 21h2 ?

NVclean is still a good idea even on 21h2 seeing it avoids using the ms store to get the newer 5k drivers from it does it for you.
 

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Could not pass this error:"This nvidia driver graphics is not compatible with this version of windows".
 

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Could not pass this error:"This nvidia driver graphics is not compatible with this version of windows".
Did you do what @StefanM suggested? Changed the right INF file? The rebuild signature with NVCleanstall is also important
 
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First driver series to support RTX 3080 is R455

Did you edit the generic NV_DISP.INF?

Probably your GPU's manufacturer has an extra INF with SUBSYS_IDs which would have priority.

Guess the acronym eg NVGBD.INF = Gigabyte, NVMD.INF =MSI etc.
 

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Remove the version check in INF of the NVIDIA driver:

Code:
[Manufacturer]
%NVIDIA_A% = NVIDIA_Devices,NTamd64.10.0...14393,NTamd64.10.0...17098

[NVIDIA_Devices.NTamd64.10.0...14393]

[NVIDIA_Devices.NTamd64.10.0...17098]

Then in NVCleanstall select any expert tweak to trigger rebuilding signature.

Bear in mind that DirectX12 Ultimate is not available in old Windows 10 versions.
Do you have more detailed instructions? I’m so confused because I’m new to these modifying stuff.
 
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Do you have more detailed instructions? I’m so confused because I’m new to these modifying stuff.
Use the find option in your text editor to find the aforementioned lines.
Then delete the 3 dots in a row and the 5-digit build number.

Code:
[Manufacturer]
%NVIDIA_A% = NVIDIA_Devices,NTamd64.10.0,NTamd64.10.0

[NVIDIA_Devices.NTamd64.10.0]

[NVIDIA_Devices.NTamd64.10.0]
 

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Use the find option in your text editor to find the aforementioned lines.
Then delete the 3 dots in a row and the 5-digit build number.

Code:
[Manufacturer]
%NVIDIA_A% = NVIDIA_Devices,NTamd64.10.0,NTamd64.10.0

[NVIDIA_Devices.NTamd64.10.0]

[NVIDIA_Devices.NTamd64.10.0]
Should I modify nv_dispi.inf or nvmii.inf or both? I’m on MSI laptop.
 
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Only nvmii.inf in your case
And how do I rebuild signature? I’m very confused with NVCleanstall. Should I build the driver in nvcleanstall, modify it in %temp%, and then rebuild signature? Or do I have to make a copy of the driver files and modifying it somewhere else?
 
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And how do I rebuild signature? I’m very confused with NVCleanstall. Should I build the driver in nvcleanstall, modify it in %temp%, and then rebuild signature? Or do I have to make a copy of the driver files and modifying it somewhere else?
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The easiest approach is to use NVCleanstall to unpack the driver, when the Tweaks page is visible, go to NVCleanstall work directory and edit the inf file (don't close NVCleanstall). Once you've made your changes, pick the remove telemetry option under expert tweaks, which will rebuild the digital signature on everything, so you can install it.
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@StefanM Have you done this on ampere and 1709 and can confirm it working?
Are those definitely all lines to be adjusted?
How to know which inf to edit?

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So, are these the concrete instructions?
  • Use NVCleanstall to unpack the driver
  • When the Tweaks page is visible, go to %LocalAppData%\Temp\NVCleanstall\Display.Driver and edit the correct inf file by choosing the correct the acronym eg NVGBD.INF = Gigabyte, NVMD.INF =MSI etc. (don't close NVCleanstall)
    Change
    [Manufacturer]
    %NVIDIA_A% = NVIDIA_Devices,NTamd64.10.0...14393,NTamd64.10.0...17098

    [NVIDIA_Devices.NTamd64.10.0...14393]

    [NVIDIA_Devices.NTamd64.10.0...17098]

    to
    [Manufacturer]
    %NVIDIA_A% = NVIDIA_Devices,NTamd64.10.0,NTamd64.10.0

    [NVIDIA_Devices.NTamd64.10.0]

    [NVIDIA_Devices.NTamd64.10.0]

  • Pick the remove telemetry option under expert tweaks (or any expert tweak), which will rebuild the digital signature
  • Install the driver
 
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Have you done this on ampere and 1709 and can confirm it working?
Are those definitely all lines to be adjusted?
How to know which inf to edit?

So, are these the concrete instructions?
1) no
2) yes
3) look up your manufacturer ID in GPU-Z and find it inside the INFs or as aforementioned guess the acronym eg NVGBD.INF = Gigabyte, NVMD.INF =MSI etc.
4) yes
 
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3) look up your manufacturer ID in GPU-Z and find it inside the INFs or as aforementioned guess the acronym eg NVGBD.INF = Gigabyte, NVMD.INF =MSI etc.
I cannot find the manufacturer ID in GPU-Z.
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Without it, its difficult to determine the correct one:
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Need help anyone know how to install nvidia driver for windows 10 1709 or 1909?

What would be the reason to not update windows 10 to the latest version....:confused:

Then there wouldn't be any driver hassle!
 
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And delete all others so one is not priorizited?

How would 10de correspond to the correct inf file name?

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@W1zzard Could "Add hardware support" help in this regard, too by the way?
 
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And delete all others so one is not priorizited?
You can delete the other INFs
Rebuilding the signature creates a new catalog file (nv_dispig.CAT)
 
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Are there any INFs in the folder that are unrelated and should not be deleted?

But, seriously - how does this differ from the "Add hardware support" expert tweak?
 
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