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Old 05-01-2006, 10:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Problem Installing Drivers for Geforce FX 5200

Apologies in advance if this issue has been beaten to death, but I couldn't find anything through the search engine, soo..

I am in possession of an eMachines T2200. It has an Athlon XP 2200 Processor running at 1.8Ghz, 512MBs of RAM, and up until recently, an integrated S3 ProSavage 8 Integrated Graphics Card.

Recently, I upgraded my graphics card from the S3 ProSavage to the GeForce FX 5200. The generic drivers that XP Pro automatically installs works no problem, but when I go to install the real drivers from the CD, I get the following error:

"The NVIDIA Setup program could not locate any drivers that are compatible with your current hardware. Setup will now exit."

Currently running Windows XP Professional, SP2.


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Old 05-02-2006, 05:46 AM   #2 (permalink)
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did you disable the onboard graphics from the bios or via an onboard jumper? and did you uninstall the onboard graphics driver?
might wanna try the latest driver

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Old 05-02-2006, 08:36 PM   #3 (permalink)
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*just* figured out the issue. I was missing a specific agp driver that doesn't come from NVidia, so I had to scour the net.

So I found it, installed it, and now the driver from the CD installs fine without a hitch. Thanks folks!
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Old 05-03-2006, 04:29 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Default has many video card drivers for download. they are normally very up-to date aswell.
Nvidia uses Forceware drivers
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