================================================================================ NVIDIA Display Driver for Windows 2000/XP version 256.10, 03/03/2010 ================================================================================ Operating systems supported --------------------------- Microsoft Windows XP Home Microsoft Windows 2000/XP Professional Microsoft Windows 2000 Server File list --------- ALIAGP.SYS - AGP support file for Aladdin TNT2 DMCPL.EXE - NVIDIA nView control panel GENERIC.TVP - NVIDIA nView generic desktop profile KEYSTONE.EXE - NVIDIA NVKeystone application NV4_DISP.DLL - NVIDIA display driver NV4_DISP.INF - Windows 2000/XP display driver information file for NVIDIA NV4_MINI.SYS - NVIDIA miniport driver NVCPL.DLL - NVIDIA display properties extension NVCPL.HLP - NVIDIA display properties extension help file NVIEW.DLL - NVIDIA nView desktop and window manager NVIEWIMG.DLL - NVIDIA nView image library NVINSTNT.DLL - NVIDIA installation/uninstallation support file NVMCTRAY.DLL - NVIDIA media center library NVOGLNT.DLL - NVIDIA OpenGL driver NVSHELL.DLL - NVIDIA desktop explorer NVSVC32.EXE - NVIDIA Windows 2000/XP helper service NVTUICPL.CPL - NVIDIA nView control panel NVWCPLEN.HLP - NVIDIA nView help file NWIZ.EXE - NVIDIA nView wizard README.TXT - The file you're reading Installation instructions ------------------------- 1. These drivers must be installed by a user with Windows 2000/XP Administrator privileges. Please consult your system administrator or Microsoft Windows 2000/XP User's Manual for more information on Administrator privileges. 2. Start Microsoft Windows 2000/XP. 3. From the Start menu, select Settings. 4. Select Control Panel. 5. Select System. 6. Select Device Manager. 7. Under Display adapters, select the name of the NVIDIA adapter you have installed. If you do not see a Display adapters option, or if your NVIDIA adapter is not listed, under Other Devices, select Video Controller (VGA Compatible). 8. Select the Driver tab. 9. Select Update Driver. 10. Select Next. 11. Select Next. 12. Verify that "Specify a location" has a check mark next to it. If it does not, click in the box next to "Specify a location" to place a check mark in the box. Select Next. 13. Enter the path to the NVIDIA drivers in the "Copy manufacturer's files from:" dialog. Select OK. 14. If you get a dialog box that states "A suitable driver for this device is already installed.", click in the box next to "Install one of the other drivers" to place a check mark in the box, then select Next. Otherwise, select Next, then proceed to step 16. 15. Select the following driver from the list. NVIDIA RIVA TNT is used an example; make sure to select your NVIDIA adapter from the list. Description Provider Manufacturer Location ----------- -------- ------------ -------- NVIDIA RIVA TNT NVIDIA NVIDIA a:\nv4_disp.inf Select Next. 16. Select Finish. 17. Select Close. 18. Windows 2000/XP will ask if you wish to restart the computer. Select Yes. ================================================================================ Copyright (c) NVIDIA Corporation. All rights reserved. ================================================================================Download Driver Pack
After your driver has been downloaded, follow these simple steps to install it.
Expand the archive file (if the download file is in zip or rar format).
If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.
Otherwise, open Device Manager by right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Device Manager.
Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.
Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.
From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.
Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.
Very important: You must reboot your system to ensure that any driver updates have taken effect.
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