Installation Notes

  • Windows XP users must install Service Pack 1, at a minimum, prior to attempting to install this package. Failure to do so will result in the inability to support USB 2.0.
  • Audio drivers will not install on the following nForce2 products: Chaintech 7NJS. Please use the drivers that come with these products to enable audio functionality.
  • Installation of DirectX 9.0 or higher is required in order to use NVMixer.

Release Notes

  • WHQL certified kit
  • Unified drivers with support for nForce, nForce2, and nForce3 products, including support for dual-processor systems.
  • General compatibility fixes
  • Audio Driver Improvements
    • Addressed audio issues in numerous games and applications
  • Storage Driver Improvements:
    • RAID Morphing
    • Improved RAID Interface
    • RAID spans both SATA and PATA devices
    • RAID 0, 1, and 0+1
    • Improved handling of various storage devices

Windows XP Driver Versions

  • Audio driver 4.42 (WHQL)
  • Audio utilities 4.44
  • Ethernet driver 4.42 (WHQL)
  • GART driver 4.36 (WHQL)
  • Memory controller driver 3.38 (WHQL)
  • SMBus driver 4.04 (WHQL)
  • Installer 4.46
  • IDE NVIDIA driver 4.46 (WHQL)