Readme.txt Driver File Contents (nv25944_WinXP.zip)

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NVIDIA Display Driver for Windows 2000/XP              version 256.10, 03/03/2010
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Operating systems supported
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Microsoft Windows XP Home
Microsoft Windows 2000/XP Professional
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server


File list
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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
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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.

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How To Update Drivers Manually

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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