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Ok sorry if this has been discussed before

Basically some of my games are not being recognised by the Nvidia drivers, and I dont feel that the games are performing as they should be (no sli and dodgey antialiasing etc......).

So whenever I go to the game profiles section in the drivers, and the "only show profiles found on this computer" box is checked, many of my games are not showing up.

This leads me to believe that the drivers are not seting the gpus to run that game properly. Yes the game profiles can be seen in the drivers whenever I untick the box, but obviously they are not being loaded along with the exe.

Or are they???

If not (which im fairly certain), is there a way to create a custom profile using the particultar exe. of the game which the drivers dont recognise - and copy the predefined game settings from the existing profile which isnt being loaded, into a new custom profile?

Ive had a little look and havent seen any options to copy an existing profiles settings into a custom profile - perhaps through nvidia inspector?

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I have the same problem, oddly enough though, some games RUN in SLI eventhough according to the drivers they aren't recognized (e.g. Dragon Age 2, Bad Company 2)
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If you go to nvidia control panel, go to manage 3d settings, and go to the program settings tab, uncheck the "show only programs found on this computer" and open the drop down, can you find there the games you have?

Which games you have that issue?
Have you tried the new 270.61 whql drivers?
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If you go to nvidia control panel, go to manage 3d settings, and go to the program settings tab, uncheck the "show only programs found on this computer" and open the drop down, can you find there the games you have?

Which games you have that issue?
Have you tried the new 270.61 whql drivers?
Yea but if the drivers dont recognise that the game is on the system, i.e the drivers dont recognise the .exe then I assume the drivers are obviously not going to miraculously know which game im playing an load up the profile for that specific game, even tho the profile is in the database.

I think creating a custom profile for the .exe of the game thats not being recognised, then copy the settings from the game in the database, into the custom.

I cant remember now offhand but there quite are a few "try-before-I-buy", games that im "testing". which the drivers arnt recognising

If you know what I mean.
    
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I have a partial explanation, at least for my own situation.
Many of my games are in Steam Library (eg Black Ops, Aliens vs Predators...etc) but the .exe file of these games do not appear in the dropdown list under Program Settings but I do know these games work properly in SLI. However, Steam.exe does appear in that list.
So, I imagine every time when I launch a game (via Steam), the profile of that game is also recognized and therefore, SLI works for that game.
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