How can I find out the verions Of WU 8800 updated drivers

Sinster

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I just check out the updates. MS has one for the 8800GTX and I'm wondering what version this is. Is there a way to find out? This is all it shows.



NVIDIA driver update for NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX

Download size: 61.2 MB

You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect.

Update type: Recommended

This driver was provided by NVIDIA for support of NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX

More information:
http://winqual.microsoft.com/support/?driverid=1972

More information:
http://support.microsoft.com/select/?target=hub
 

LordOfLA

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Right click desktop > click personalise > click display settings > click advanced settigns > click properties next to the adapter graphic > click driver >Driver version will be displayed there.

However you are better using the drivers direct from nvidia as MS supply cut down drivers.
 

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Most of the time the Microsoft drivers do not have OpenGL support.
 

Sinster

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Right click desktop > click personalise > click display settings > click advanced settigns > click properties next to the adapter graphic > click driver >Driver version will be displayed there.

However you are better using the drivers direct from nvidia as MS supply cut down drivers.

Sorry I should have been a little clearer. I wanted to know the version of what MS was offering before I downloaded it.
 

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I would say never take video drivers from WU , always go to the source, in this case Nvidia
 

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Right click desktop > click personalise > click display settings > click advanced settigns > click properties next to the adapter graphic > click driver >Driver version will be displayed there.

However you are better using the drivers direct from nvidia as MS supply cut down drivers.

Yes, that's such a pain in the arse! What good are NVIDIA drivers from MS if they don't allow you to change any of the settings?! I had to download the drivers direct from NVIDIA just to force vertical sync on!
 

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Sorry I should have been a little clearer. I wanted to know the version of what MS was offering before I downloaded it.

As far as I know you have to install them to see the version. But like I said earlier, the MS drivers will not support OpenGL.
 

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