NVIDIA 9400GT Doesn't Show Up As Display Option

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  1. StevenH

    StevenH New Member

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    Hi, I just built a new computer. I installed Windows 7 32bit this afternoon, it booted just fine. Plugged in my video card, a GeForce GT 9400 1Gig, Window 7 asked if I wanted to install the drivers for it and I said yes. The device shows up in Device Manager and says it has the latest drivers, but I can't access it through Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Display\Screen Resolution. I checked every driver in Device Manager, and none of them need to be updated.

    Intel Pentium 4 2.8 GHz
    2GB RAM

    I can't remember my motherboard right now, but Device Manager says it's ACPI x86 based.
     
  2. reghakr

    reghakr Excellent Member

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    Downnlaod
    'http://www.guru3d.com/category/driversweeper/

    Then download the latest driver from Nvidia's site, then get Universal Extractor

    On install only check the top box. It will create a Extract on the right-click context menu.

    Rather than double-clicking the file, this will extract the contents of the .exe file, No go to Device Manager and under Display adapters, choose update driver software, now go back to Device Manager, click on the Nvidia card and choose update driver software
     
  3. StevenH

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    I'm honestly not entirely sure what you want me to do. I downloaded Drive Sweeper and Extractor, and the latest driver. Then I use Drive Sweeper and check the NVIDIA options. Then I right click the NVIDIA driver and extract the files. Where do I extract them to, the desktop? After that though I'm lost. I went to Device Manager and told it to update the drivers and pointed to where I'd extracted, but it says the drivers are up to date. And now the video card has a yellow triangle
     
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    reghakr Excellent Member

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    To the desktop is fine, it will create a folder of it's own
     
  5. StevenH

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    It's still not working. I tried a few times, so I think it's something I'm doing wrong. Here's what I did step by step.

    Downloaded/Installed Driver Sweeper
    Ran Driver Sweeper
    -Checked NVIDIA options
    -Clicked Analyze
    -Unchecked Registry settings
    -Clicked Clean
    Reboot
    Downloaded NVIDIA Driver
    Downloaded/Installed Universal Extractor. There were three different screens with a list of check boxes here, I don't know which one I was supposed to "Check the top option" on.
    Right Clicked the NVIDIA driver, Extracted to SubDir
    Went to Device Manager and told it to update the video cards drivers
    Pointed to the folder where I extracted the files

    At this point it still tells me that the drivers are up to date.
     
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    reghakr Excellent Member

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    Sorry should have told you yo only check one box.

    Did you locate the .inf file and how many were there?
     
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    I have no idea. Which box do you want me to check? And where am I locating .inf files?
     
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    reghakr Excellent Member

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    Just the top box on the Universal Extractor infatuation.
     
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    So when I install the extractor I need to only check that one box. There are three different screens where I check boxes so I'm not quite sure which one it is
     
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    Tes, the top box, that's it.
     
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    reghakr Excellent Member

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    Do not check the labguages or docmentatuin althoigh it really doesn't matter
     

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