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I just purchased a TNT2 M64 graphics card for a machine that had no onboard video. I downloaded the TNT2 driver from NVidia, and tried installing and it loads up to the point of getting to the install screen, then pops up an error saying there is no hardware that this driver will work with (something like that). I re-downloaded it and re-installed it but no progress. Then I re-installed a newer VGA driver for the motherboard, but still no progress.

Do you think this driver is too new for such an old card?? Does anyone have an older driver I can get?? If the card is bad, would I get this error? There is a lot of ghosting in bright screens.
    
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yeah... the driver is not the one you need...

EDIT:

this is the one you need...

http://download.nvidia.com/Windows/7...glish_whql.exe
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yeah... the driver is not the one you need...
Edit: Thanks, I;ll tryit. It's 78.01 as well as the one I already have. What's the difference??
    
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http://download.nvidia.com/Windows/7...glish_whql.exe

if that doesnt work, im not sure what you should do...
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"The Nvidia setup could not locate any drivers that are compatible with your current hardware"

I tried those drivers you linked and this is the exact error I keep getting every time.

It's an Nvidia Vanta 16 with RIVA TNT2 64 GPU. I have it on an ECS K7S5A ver. 3.1 mobo with AMD 1800+ and 192MB of mixed PC100 RAM (128MB+64MB)and XP Pro SP2 shows the video card as Nvidia Vanta/Vanta 16 in device manager......

Does anyone have any other suggestions I should try?? This won't pass 3D Mark '01 without the correct drivers.
    
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bump...anyone??
    
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OK, just a bump and a little more info. I just tried installing it in another PC and I still can't get the drivers to work. I even tried installing some Asus VGA drivers that I got from driverguide.com and it says it can't find any Asus card.

It shows it in windows device manager, I can't figure it out. Anyone, anyone please give me a suggestion or 2.
    
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