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Trying to update video drivers and the installer says im not running 64 bit windows?

By xtimmmyx
Sep 5, 2009
  1. First off System Specs:

    Asus G60VX Series Notebook
    Windows Vista 64-Bit Home Premium (Yes, im sure it is 64 bit)
    Nvidia GeForceGTX 260M CUDA 1GB
    4GB RAM
    RealTek HD Audio

    IF you need to any other specs just ask.

    PROBLEM:

    Basically I bought this computer for gaming and several games Ive bought recently wont run so I figured I would update the graphics driver just to be safe and then go from there. I download the installer for the latest nvidia driver just fine, and when I go to install it says Im not running Vista 64-Bit when I clearly am and closes. And when i try the 32bit installer it says it cant find compatible hardware for the drivers, an also untrue statement.

    Help please?
     
  2. Punkid

    Punkid TS Maniac Posts: 546

    what is the manufacturer of your graphics card? XFX ,EVGA?
     
  3. xtimmmyx

    xtimmmyx TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 45

    Im actually not sure, the laptop is from Asus yet there is no clear definitive way for me to tell if thecard is from them or directly from nvidia.
     
  4. Punkid

    Punkid TS Maniac Posts: 546

    u can search the model of ur laptop on the internet OR u can run the program GPUZ ,it will tell you the subvendor of your graphics card
     
  5. xtimmmyx

    xtimmmyx TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 45

    subvendor is Asus
     
  6. Punkid

    Punkid TS Maniac Posts: 546

  7. Punkid

    Punkid TS Maniac Posts: 546

  8. xtimmmyx

    xtimmmyx TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 45

    i have those and they wont run half the new games out right now. im trying to update to the latest from nvidia
     
  9. Punkid

    Punkid TS Maniac Posts: 546

    then im sorry im out of ideas,wait for someone else to help you out
     
  10. fimbles

    fimbles TS Evangelist Posts: 1,273   +152

  11. xtimmmyx

    xtimmmyx TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 45

    just tried it, i get a service unavailable message
     
     
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