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weird laptop drivers issue

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#1
So my brothers laptop has a issue with it. I believe it's a driver issue but here's the odd thing it's with the nvidia drivers. His laptop is the Alienware m11x (revision 1 not 2) and what happens is it only works with the old drivers from the dell website. When we install the new drivers problems occur (picked the right drivers and stuff from nvidia driver site). Problems include: not being able to change graphics card from the intel one to the nvidia and vice versa, having bsod when using the intel card to watch videos. Any ideas how to rectify this? I did try to use the cleaner to clean it after uninstalling he drivers and then installing the new ones (even has trouble installing the new ones like it will stop Half way and say error cannot install).
 

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#2
Bios update for it ?.
 
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Processor QuadCore AMD Phenom II X4 Black Edition 940, 3500 MHz
Motherboard Biostar TA790GX XE
Cooling fans and hs
Memory CORSAIR XMS2 DHX 4GB (2 x 2GB) 800mhz 4-4-4-12
Video Card(s) Galaxy GTX 460 [retired -> XFX 8600 GTS (931/1917/2300)
Storage OCZ Vertex LE
Display(s) Acer G235H
Case Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower
Audio Device(s) motherboard built in
Power Supply CORSAIR CMPSU-550VX 550W
Software windows 7 ultimate 64
#3
Updated bios but of no help :/