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I can't install the Nvidia drivers for the Sony Vaio VGN-FE41M. It has a 7400 GO, and i i've already downloaded the drivers from the site.

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

System is running Windows 7 Ultimate X86.

EDIT:Apprently also called the pcg-7v1m.
Edited by Speedster159 - 5/27/13 at 1:03pm
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Download the drivers from laptopvideo2go, you need a modified file for it to recognise the hardware
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kane2207 View Post

Download the drivers from laptopvideo2go, you need a modified file for it to recognise the hardware
Yeah i've read the supported product list and it's listed Sony Vaio laptopts as not supported.. -.-"

Will look into that.

EDIT:How exactly do i use the site you said? o.0
Edited by Speedster159 - 5/27/13 at 1:08pm
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Find the driver, they host a modified ini file with an expanded product identifier list. Extract the driver and put the ini in the extracted location, run the install.

There should be a guide on there somewhere smile.gif

I've had to do this for numerous laptops in the past, OEMs do some funky things with laptops so that normal drivers don't recognise the hardware.
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