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Nvidia Driver Won't Install

  1. #1

    Posts : 5
    Windows 8.1

    Nvidia Driver Won't Install

    My graphics card is Intel, but Toshiba has both Intel and Nvidia graphic drivers listed as updates I need for my specific laptop.

    I posted a thread on here about this to be sure I was supposed to install both and I was told that I was. But when I try to install the Nvidia driver, nothing happens. The Toshiba Archive Extractor comes up and does its thing, then that's it.

    What can I do to fix this? There are 3 versions of the driver and they all do the same thing. Nothing from Nvidia shows up on my laptop even before I tried installing the drivers. So I'm not sure what to do.

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  2. #2

    Posts : 123
    Windows 8.1

    As I said on your other post check the specs of your Specific Laptop.

    The Intel HD Graphics is not a card it's on the CPU chip i.e. integrated.

    Some Toshiba Laptops have another NVidia Graphics card, thus 2 drivers (Intel, NVidia) being needed.

    This may not be the case with yours if it has no NVidia Card then you won't need any NVidia Driver, it's as simple as that.

    To check go into your Device Manager:
    Control Panel > Device Manager > Display Adapters > Expand that branch if no NVIDIA card listed then you don't have one and don't need a driver.
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  3. #3

    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2

    To the OP. Why are you reposting this again. I thought that the problem was addressed in nvIdia on Intel??
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