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New NFORCE 2 Driver WHQL V2.45

#2
This nForce Win2K/XP driver package contains the below components:

Audio driver 3.48 (WHQL)
Audio utilities 3.48
Ethernet driver 3.13 (WHQL) + TOT.nvu
GART driver 3.34 (WHQL)
Memory controller driver 3.38 (WHQL) + TOT.nvu
SMBus driver 3.38 (WHQL) + TOT.nvu
Installer 3.56
IDE In-the-box 2.70
Display drivers 44.03
USB driver
 

Shamus MacNoob

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#4
Downloaded and installed on our other nforce2 board the MSI K7N2G and they seem fine, of course will give it a few hours in the hands of my 16 year old I am sure he will find any hangup's if there are any :D
 

Shamus MacNoob

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Political User
#6
Originally posted by TheBlueRaja
:p :p :p :p Sorry to have beat you to it Kermit, :p :p :p :p

Hehe, running them here - no problems (yet!)

Those look good 3DMarks for a 4200 btw.
Thank you I did that on the MSI K7N2G with this cpu and ram the board was 2 weeks old , I passed that to my kids and have not yet tried with this set-up The Gigabyte is by far faster and more stable when in the high FSB and right now I am at the magic 200 FSB but I am stress testing , I will go for 3dmark when I have found the sweet spot on this rig. And now I have the new drivers to install and I might end up starting over on the overclock , who knows how it will react if I switch out the mobo drivers.

Thanks I always smile when I think about the $120U.S I paid for this card monthes ago I am very pleased at its performance / cost ratio :cool:
 

Shamus MacNoob

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#7
================================================================================
NVIDIA Display Driver for Windows 2000/XP version 45.20, 07/10/2003
================================================================================

Operating systems supported
---------------------------
Microsoft Windows XP Home
Microsoft Windows 2000/XP Professional
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server


Adapters supported
------------------
NVIDIA RIVA TNT
NVIDIA RIVA TNT2
NVIDIA RIVA TNT2 Pro
NVIDIA RIVA TNT2 Ultra
NVIDIA Vanta
NVIDIA Vanta LT
NVIDIA RIVA TNT2 Model 64
NVIDIA RIVA TNT2 Model 64 Pro
NVIDIA Aladdin TNT2
NVIDIA GeForce 256
NVIDIA GeForce DDR
NVIDIA Quadro
NVIDIA GeForce2 MX
NVIDIA GeForce2 MX 200
NVIDIA GeForce2 MX 400
NVIDIA Quadro2 MXR
NVIDIA Quadro2 EX
NVIDIA GeForce2 GTS
NVIDIA GeForce2 Pro
NVIDIA GeForce2 Ti
NVIDIA GeForce2 Ultra
NVIDIA GeForce2 Integrated GPU
NVIDIA Quadro2 Pro
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 420
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440-SE
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 460
NVIDIA Quadro NVS
NVIDIA Quadro4 500 XGL
NVIDIA Quadro4 550 XGL
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX Integrated GPU
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 420 with AGP8X
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440 with AGP8X
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440SE with AGP8X
NVIDIA Quadro4 NVS with AGP8X
NVIDIA Quadro4 380 XGL
NVIDIA Quadro4 580 XGL
NVIDIA GeForce3
NVIDIA GeForce3 Ti 200
NVIDIA GeForce3 Ti 500
NVIDIA Quadro DCC
NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4200
NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4400
NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4600
NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4200 with AGP8X
NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4800
NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4800 SE
NVIDIA Quadro4 700 XGL
NVIDIA Quadro4 750 XGL
NVIDIA Quadro4 900 XGL
NVIDIA Quadro4 780 XGL
NVIDIA Quadro4 980 XGL
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5800
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5800 Ultra
NVIDIA Quadro FX 1000
NVIDIA Quadro FX 2000


File list
---------
ALIAGP.SYS - AGP support file for Aladdin TNT2
DMCPL.EXE - NVIDIA nView control panel
GENERIC.TVP - NVIDIA nView generic desktop profile
KEYSTONE.EXE - NVIDIA NVKeystone application
NV4_DISP.DLL - NVIDIA display driver
NV4_DISP.INF - Windows 2000/XP display driver information file for NVIDIA
NV4_MINI.SYS - NVIDIA miniport driver
NVCPL.DLL - NVIDIA display properties extension
NVCPL.HLP - NVIDIA display properties extension help file
NVIEW.DLL - NVIDIA nView desktop and window manager
NVIEWIMG.DLL - NVIDIA nView image library
NVINSTNT.DLL - NVIDIA installation/uninstallation support file
NVMCTRAY.DLL - NVIDIA media center library
NVOGLNT.DLL - NVIDIA OpenGL driver
NVSHELL.DLL - NVIDIA desktop explorer
NVSVC32.EXE - NVIDIA Windows 2000/XP helper service
NVTUICPL.CPL - NVIDIA nView control panel
NVWCPLEN.HLP - NVIDIA nView help file
NWIZ.EXE - NVIDIA nView wizard
README.TXT - The file you're reading


Installation instructions
-------------------------
1. These drivers must be installed by a user with Windows 2000/XP Administrator
privileges. Please consult your system administrator or Microsoft
Windows 2000/XP User's Manual for more information on Administrator
privileges.

2. Start Microsoft Windows 2000/XP.

3. From the Start menu, select Settings.

4. Select Control Panel.

5. Select System.

6. Select Device Manager.

7. Under Display adapters, select the name of the NVIDIA adapter you have
installed. If you do not see a Display adapters option, or if your NVIDIA
adapter is not listed, under Other Devices, select Video Controller (VGA
Compatible).

8. Select the Driver tab.

9. Select Update Driver.

10. Select Next.

11. Select Next.

12. Verify that "Specify a location" has a check mark next to it. If it does
not, click in the box next to "Specify a location" to place a check mark
in the box. Select Next.

13. Enter the path to the NVIDIA drivers in the "Copy manufacturer's files
from:" dialog. Select OK.

14. If you get a dialog box that states "A suitable driver for this device
is already installed.", click in the box next to "Install one of the
other drivers" to place a check mark in the box, then select Next.

Otherwise, select Next, then proceed to step 16.

15. Select the following driver from the list. NVIDIA RIVA TNT is used an
example; make sure to select your NVIDIA adapter from the list.

Description Provider Manufacturer Location
----------- -------- ------------ --------
NVIDIA RIVA TNT NVIDIA NVIDIA a:\nv4_disp.inf

Select Next.

16. Select Finish.

17. Select Close.

18. Windows 2000/XP will ask if you wish to restart the computer. Select Yes.

================================================================================
Copyright (c) NVIDIA Corporation. All rights reserved.
================================================================================
 
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03bigMark03

Guest
#8
Is Windows 98SE supported under Nforce 2 (MSI) I'm just curious thats all, if they do drivers or anything.
 

sullysnet

OSNN Junior Addict
#13
?????

One does anyone use the Sound Storm chip and what do you think about the drivers and the sound. When I load this version there is a noticed lack in bass and I've gone back to the older drivers. Does anyone have this issue or notice it. Also have I missed steps and maybe the driver is not loading the way it should. I would love to have the fixes for this release but to lose bass to me is not worth it and what does that say about the drivers. Also I hear this flaw is there even other flaws in the old driver. I like the Sound Storm alot but I am so use to the Audigy but again hated their drivers also and lack of updates.

any help would be excellent

thanks
 

sullysnet

OSNN Junior Addict
#15
question, you are plugged into the center port right ? I would imagine so. Did you try to select the center in windows sound volume control in the advanced tab ????

I imagine you did all this but just wanted to see if I could help.
 

Hipster Doofus

Good grief Charlie Brown
#17
Originally posted by Kermit
One word for you hippy doofey starts with G any guesses? :p
GEFORCE!!!!!!!!!!

Damn download didn't work. Have to try again. DAMN dialup. :rolleyes:

Can anything be done about games that are set to maximum brightness & are still too dark?
 

Shamus MacNoob

Moderator
Political User
#18
Originally posted by Hipster Doofus
GEFORCE!!!!!!!!!!

Damn download didn't work. Have to try again. DAMN dialup. :rolleyes:

Can anything be done about games that are set to maximum brightness & are still too dark?
I always liked powerstrip's application launcher for that you could create a custom profile for the game in question and when you launch it powerstrip kicks in :)
 

Shamus MacNoob

Moderator
Political User
#20
Originally posted by Hipster Doofus
Thanx Kermit found it. The program is shareware. Do you know what limitations are on it?
none just a little nag screen when you start the program but its fully functional , you just need to let the little timer tick down :)
 

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