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I've got a new install of Win 7 Pro SP1 on my sig rig. I have the nVidia drivers installed and sli enabled without any problems. The intel video drivers throw an error saying my hardware doesn't meet minimum specs and won't install. Therefore I can't install Lucid Virtu drivers either. Is this because I'm running SP1?

I'm also having problems with Steam, the first time it runs it will update to 26% then say "Steam is temporarily unavailable" and exit. After that it just stops at 0% and does the same thing. Could this be because I'm using PDAnet for internet or something else?
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It's most likely an internet problem.... try connecting directly into a router or using something other than PDAnet.
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What do you need Lucid Virtu drivers for? It won't help your nvidia drivers at all.... I'm also certain that you can't use Intel with Nvidia, so all you would get is a 2D output as you already a dedicated card.
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Originally Posted by ZombieAttack27 View Post
It's most likely an internet problem.... try connecting directly into a router or using something other than PDAnet.
Unfortunately I can't do that right now. Where my parents live, there is no dsl. I'll have to wait until I go back to school.

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What do you need Lucid Virtu drivers for? It won't help your nvidia drivers at all.... I'm also certain that you can't use Intel with Nvidia, so all you would get is a 2D output as you already a dedicated card.
I'm running a Z68 board which is supposed to allow the use of the QuickSync for encoding. It doesn't help with gaming, but I waited so long on Z68 now I can't use it. I hear that the Intel Video drivers have problems with SP1.
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I finally got steam to work by creating a bluetooth PAN on my old windows mobile 6 phone, uninstalling PDAnet, and reinstalling steam. It worked flawlessly. I still cannot get the Intel video driver to install.
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