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nVIDIA Driver

Vendor:nVIDIA
Category:Graphics and Video
License:Driver
OS: Windows Vista
Version: 186.03
File Size: 110.88 Mb
Release: 9 Jun 2009
Update: 10 Jun 2009
Filename: 186.03_notebook_winvista_32bit_international_whql.exe
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Brand:nVIDIA, Product:Graphics and Video, Model: GeForce GTX 280M, Driver: 186.03, OS: Windows Vista. nVIDIA GeForce 8M/GeForce 9M/GeForce 100M/GeForce 200M Series Driver 186.03 WHQL Windows Vista was collected from nVIDIA official site for nVIDIA Graphics and Video. In order to ensure the right driver download, Official driver links from nVIDIA are listed at first. If the official driver can not be downloaded, a copy of official driver can be provided at local server download.opendrivers.com, download1.opendrivers.com, or dl2.opendrivers.com. Besides, Both the driver developer's home page and driver download and support page be provided as well in my nVIDIA page.
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Files in Driver Package
   Date      Time    Attr         Size   Compressed  Name
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2009-05-27 11:56:32 ....A      6453241               /data1.cab
2009-05-27 11:56:32 ....A        33599               /data1.hdr
2009-05-27 11:56:32 ....A          512               /data2.cab
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A      5481167               /Display/data1.cab
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        34077               /Display/data1.hdr
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A          512               /Display/data2.cab
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A       376722               /Display/DPInst.ex_
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A       535552               /Display/ISSetup.dll
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A          509               /Display/layout.bin
2009-05-28 16:27:42 ....A        37527               /Display/ListDevices.txt
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        10161               /Display/modes.txt
2009-06-01 20:12:44 ....A       111615               /Display/nvaa.cat
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        38342               /Display/nvaa.inf
2009-06-01 20:12:44 ....A       111615               /Display/nvac.cat
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        77184               /Display/nvac.inf
2009-06-01 20:12:44 ....A       111615               /Display/nvam.cat
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        85532               /Display/nvam.inf
2009-06-01 20:12:44 ....A       111602               /Display/nvao.cat
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        49604               /Display/nvao.inf
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A       481239               /Display/nvapi.dl_
2009-06-01 20:12:44 ....A       111615               /Display/nvar.cat
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        39131               /Display/nvar.inf
2009-06-01 20:12:50 ....A       112017               /Display/nvbl.cat
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        42094               /Display/nvbl.inf
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A         1771               /Display/nvBridge.km_
2009-06-01 20:12:46 ....A       111602               /Display/nvco.cat
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        44317               /Display/NVCO.inf
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        77676               /Display/nvcod.dl_
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A     38179981               /Display/NvCplSetupInt.exe
2009-06-01 20:12:44 ....A       111602               /Display/nvct.cat
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        42382               /Display/nvct.inf
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A      1066209               /Display/nvcuda.dl_
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A       581644               /Display/nvcuvenc.dl_
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A       280974               /Display/nvcuvid.dl_
2009-06-01 20:12:44 ....A       111602               /Display/nvcv.cat
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        67480               /Display/nvcv.inf
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A      4605595               /Display/nvd3dum.dl_
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A       128100               /Display/nvdecodemft.dl_
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A         9918               /Display/nvdisp.nvu
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A         9163               /Display/NVDisp_HP.nvu
2009-06-01 20:12:44 ....A       111615               /Display/nvdm.cat
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        81182               /Display/nvdm.inf
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A       713812               /Display/nvencodemft.dl_
2009-06-01 20:12:44 ....A       111602               /Display/nvfu.cat
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        45014               /Display/NVFU.inf
2009-06-01 20:12:50 ....A       112017               /Display/nvhm.cat
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        51077               /Display/nvhm.inf
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A      5124298               /Display/nView.cab
2009-06-01 20:12:50 ....A       111602               /Display/nviv.cat
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        34795               /Display/nviv.inf
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A      4811827               /Display/nvlddmkm.sy_
2009-06-01 20:12:48 ....A       111602               /Display/nvlo.cat
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        53369               /Display/nvlo.inf
2009-06-01 20:12:48 ....A       111602               /Display/nvlt.cat
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        40256               /Display/NVLT.inf
2009-06-01 20:12:48 ....A       111602               /Display/nvmm.cat
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        36494               /Display/nvmm.inf
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A      4848028               /Display/nvoglv32.dl_
2009-06-01 20:12:48 ....A       111602               /Display/nvqn.cat
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        33748               /Display/nvqn.inf
2009-06-01 20:12:48 ....A       111602               /Display/nvqu.cat
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        51529               /Display/nvqu.inf
2009-06-01 20:12:48 ....A       111602               /Display/nvsm.cat
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        51228               /Display/nvsm.inf
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A       421838               /Display/nvsvcr.dl_
2009-06-01 20:12:46 ....A       111602               /Display/nvtq.cat
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        36747               /Display/nvtq.INF
2009-06-01 20:12:48 ....A       111602               /Display/nvts.cat
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        52880               /Display/nvts.inf
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A       457248               /Display/nvudisp.exe
2009-06-01 20:12:46 ....A       111602               /Display/nvvd.cat
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        34717               /Display/nvvd.inf
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A      1840841               /Display/nvwgf2um.dl_
2009-06-01 20:12:44 ....A       111602               /Display/nvwi.cat
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        45786               /Display/nvwi.inf
2009-04-09 09:48:28 ....A     41161496               /Display/PhysX_9.09.0203_SystemSoftware.exe
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A       176756               /Display/setup.bmp
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A       379424               /Display/setup.exe
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A          861               /Display/setup.ini
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A       376377               /Display/setup.inx
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A        76009               /Display/setup.isn
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A          431               /Display/setup.iss
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A         1013               /Display/SWI.XML
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A           17               /Display/video.tpi
2009-05-27 16:04:00 ....A       324552               /Display/_setup.dll
2009-04-30 21:43:20 ....A        57344               /HDAudio/nvapo32v.dll
2009-04-30 21:43:32 ....A        62976               /HDAudio/nvapo64v.dll
2009-04-26 09:32:36 ....A       143360               /HDAudio/nvcohda.dll
2009-04-26 09:32:38 ....A       159232               /HDAudio/nvcohda6.dll
2009-05-05 07:43:34 ....A        26669               /HDAudio/nvhda.cat
2009-05-04 16:32:34 ....A        46670               /HDAudio/nvhda.inf
2009-04-26 09:29:06 ....A         1407               /HDAudio/nvhda.nvu
2009-04-30 21:43:36 ....A        55840               /HDAudio/nvhda32.sys
2009-04-30 21:43:34 ....A        64032               /HDAudio/nvhda32v.sys
2009-04-30 21:43:36 ....A        70688               /HDAudio/nvhda64.sys
2009-04-30 21:43:34 ....A        81440               /HDAudio/nvhda64v.sys
2009-04-30 21:43:02 ....A        19456               /HDAudio/nvhdap32.dll
2009-04-30 21:43:10 ....A        22528               /HDAudio/nvhdap64.dll
2009-04-26 09:32:26 ....A       457248               /HDAudio/nvuhda.exe
2009-04-26 09:32:32 ....A       506400               /HDAudio/nvuhda6.exe
2007-04-18 19:06:44 ....A       535552               /ISSetup.dll
2009-05-27 11:56:32 ....A          509               /layout.bin
2009-03-03 17:13:52 ....A       176756               /setup.bmp
2009-05-27 11:56:28 ....A       372736               /setup.exe
2009-05-27 11:56:28 ....A          827               /setup.ini
2009-05-27 11:56:28 ....A       425897               /setup.inx
2007-04-18 20:47:14 ....A        76009               /setup.isn
2009-05-06 08:08:04 ....A          286               /setup.iss
2007-04-24 17:21:28 ....A       324552               /_setup.dll
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Driver Summary
nVIDIA GeForce 8M/GeForce 9M/GeForce 100M/GeForce 200M Series Driver 186.03 WHQL Windows Vista.

This is a reference driver that can be installed on supported NVIDIA GeForce notebook GPUs. However, please note that your notebook original equipment manufacturer (OEM) provides certified drivers for your specific notebook on their website. NVIDIA recommends that you check with your notebook OEM about recommended software updates for your notebook. OEMs may not provide technical support for issues that arise from the use of this driver.

Release Highlights:

  • This driver supports GeForce 8M, 9M, 100M, and 200M-series notebook GPUs. Refer to the Products Supported tab for the list of supported GPUs and notebooks. Some notebooks are not supported by this release.
  • Adds support for CUDA 2.2 for improved performance in GPU Computing applications. See www.nvidia.com/cuda for more details.
  • Expands GPU hardware acceleration for the NVIDIA Video Encoding library to GPUs with less than 32 cores. Applications using this library include CyberLink PowerDirector 7, Nero Move it 1.5, Loilo SuperLoiloScope MARS, and CyberLink MediaShow Espresso.
  • Adds support for Ambient Occlusion – the newest NVIDIA Control Panel feature to offer enhanced 3D gaming realism exclusively to GeForce GPUs.
  • Accelerates performance in several 3D applications. The following are examples of improvements measured with Release 185 drivers vs. Release 179 drivers (results will vary depending on your GPU, system configuration, and game settings): Up to 25% performance increase in The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena, Up to 22% performance increase in Crysis: Warhead with antialiasing enabled, Up to 11% performance increase in Fallout 3 with antialiasing enabled, Up to 14% performance increase in Far Cry 2, Up to 45% performance increase in Mirror’s Edge with antialiasing enabled.
  • Includes full support for OpenGL 3.0.
  • Supports NVIDIA PhysX hardware acceleration on GPUs with a minimum of 256MB dedicated graphics memory (this driver package installs NVIDIA PhysX System Software v9.09.0203).
  • Supports GeForce Plus Power Pack #3. Download these FREE PhysX and CUDA applications now!
  • Supports single GPU and NVIDIA SLI technology on DirectX 9, DirectX 10, and OpenGL.
  • Supports NVIDIA SLI Multi-monitor support, giving you the ability to use two monitors with your GeForce graphics cards in SLI mode.
  • Includes numerous bug fixes.

    This driver will install on the following GPUs with the exception of some notebooks listed below: GeForce GTX 280M, GeForce GTX 260M, GeForce GTS 160M, GeForce GT 130M, GeForce GT 120M, GeForce G 102M, GeForce G 110M, GeForce G 107M, GeForce G 105M, GeForce G 103M, GeForce 9800M GTX, GeForce 9800M GTS, GeForce 9800M GT, GeForce 9800M GS, GeForce 9700M GTS, GeForce 9700M GT, GeForce 9650M GT, GeForce 9650M GS, GeForce 9600M GT, GeForce 9600M GS, GeForce 9600 GT, GeForce 9500M GS, GeForce 9500M G, GeForce 9400M GS, GeForce 9400M G, GeForce 9400M, GeForce 9400, GeForce 9300M GS, GeForce 9300M G, GeForce 9200M GS, GeForce 9100M G, GeForce 8800M GTX, GeForce 8800M GTS, GeForce 8800 GS, GeForce 8700M GT, GeForce 8600M GT, GeForce 8600M GS, GeForce 8400M GT, GeForce 8400M GS, GeForce 8400M G, GeForce 8200M G.

    The following notebooks are not supported in this release:

  • Hybrid SLI notebooks: Acer Aspire 7530, BenQ Joybook S42, Fujitsu Siemens Amilo Xi 3650, MSI EX630, Qosmio X305-Q706, Qosmio X305-Q708.
  • Fujitsu notebooks – (please contact the notebook OEM for driver support for these notebooks). Note: Fujitsu Siemens (FSC) notebooks are supported in this release.
  • Lenovo ThinkPad notebooks (please contact the notebook OEM for driver support for these notebooks)
  • Sony VAIO notebooks (please contact the notebook OEM for driver support for these notebooks)
  • Any notebook that is launched after the release date of this driver

  • Driver Support Models
    The driver can be applied to the following product models:
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