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Old 04-01-2008
Struggling mom
 
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Gears of War Error

Please help. I am trying to be the cool mom but I can't get my son's game to
work.
When atempting to start Gears of War after installing I get the following
error:
To run Gears of War with your current hardware setup, you must install the
following software update or updates:
+ ATI Catalyst driver revision 8.411.0.0
If you do not install this software, at some point the game will stop and
your progress will be lost.
Then, when atempting to install the software I get the error "Set up did not
find a driver compatible with your current hardware or operating system."

What do I do now? We have successfully done some upgrading and installed
similar games but I don't know where to start with for this problem. The PC
with the problem runs with Windows XP. What would the hardware problem be?

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  #2  
Old 04-01-2008
Jimmy S.
 
Posts: n/a
Re: Gears of War Error

Hi Struggling mom,

Updating video card drivers can solve most gaming issues. Here's some
simple abc's to always keep in mind. a. Shut off download accelerators,
firewalls and antivirus programs when downloading or installing updates;
b. Check for game patches: www.avault.com/pcrl/patches_list.asp?letter=a
c. Make sure you meet the game's minimum video and system requirements;
d. Check for known issues with your video card at the game's web site. :-)

1. Before you update your drivers, I recommend that you update DirectX
from: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/directx/default.aspx

Please look over the ATI articles about their latest driver on the download page.
They list Installation Tips, Fixes, and Release Notes with important information.

2. Download the latest Catalyst driver for ATI Radeon or All in Wonder Card:

Win XP/2000: http://ati.com/support/drivers/winxp/radeonwdm-xp.html
Win 98/Me: http://ati.com/support/drivers/winme/radeonwdm-me.html

3. Save the .exe driver in My Documents\My Drivers\ATI

4. Restart the computer in Safe Mode by pressing the F8 key
about once every second as it's rebooting to pick Safe Mode.

5. Click Start / (settings) Control Panel / System / Hardware
Device Manager / expand +Display Adapters / right click on
the adapter, pick "Uninstall", and click No if asked to reboot.

6. Use Control Panel / Add-Remove programs to uninstall the
previous driver (exe)software which may have been installed.

7. Restart the computer in Safe Mode by pressing the F8 key
about once every second as it's rebooting to pick Safe Mode.

8. If Windows prompts you to install the adapter, click "Cancel".

9. Double click the ATI driver we saved to My Documents\ My
Drivers\ATI folder in step 3 to install.it. If it complains about
Windows Logo Certification just click "Continue". This is normal.

10. After you reboot, go to Control Panel / Display / Settings and
choose 32 bit Color Quality, and 800x600 or higher Resolution.

TROUBLESHOOTING:

Test your drivers using DXDiag: Click Start / Run / type: DXDIAG
Click the "Test" buttons in the Display, Sound, Music & Network Tabs;
If any of the Display options are Disabled and you cannot Enable them,
your most likely solution would be to update your Chipset Drivers as per
my website: http://www3.sympatico.ca/nibblesnbits/Video.html#v11

Your program might not support dual monitors, or "dual head" video cards
You can disable the extra video output in your display properties control
panel. Click Start>Settings>Control Panel>Display>Settings>Advanced.

Along with your Video card, Sound Cards, Motherboard Chipsets,
and Video Monitors may also require updated drivers. Even your
motherboard's BIOS may need to be updated for compatibility with
your Video card. These steps are listed at: http://NibblesNbitsVideo.tk

Perhaps the old ATI drivers did not completely uninstall. If that's the
case, use these utility to completely uninstall the drivers and go to step 7:
http://www.driverheaven.net/cleaner/ (works for all cards including nvidia)

The latest video drivers sometime don't work with a particular game.
(Check the Video suggestions in the readme.txt file in your game folder/CD)
If there's no suggestions, try an older (WHQL) driver, and/or if you still
experience problems try a Beta driver, or even an Omega driver instead:

BETA Drivers: http://download.guru3d.com/
OMEGA Drivers: http://www.omegadrivers.net

There you have it, if you have any questions feel free to post them! :-)

--
Cheers, Windows_XP_MVP_Shell/User
Jimmy S. http://mvp.support.microsoft.com

Visit my MSN Zone.com and Gaming Help Site: http://mvps.org/nibblesnbits
MS Games Help and Support Center: http://support.microsoft.com/?pr=gms
My advice is donated "AS IS" without warranty; nor do I confer any rights.
_________________________________________________________

Struggling mom Wrote:
=================
| Please help. I am trying to be the cool mom but I can't get my son's game to
| work.
| When atempting to start Gears of War after installing I get the following
| error:
| To run Gears of War with your current hardware setup, you must install the
| following software update or updates:
| + ATI Catalyst driver revision 8.411.0.0
| If you do not install this software, at some point the game will stop and
| your progress will be lost.
| Then, when atempting to install the software I get the error "Set up did not
| find a driver compatible with your current hardware or operating system."
|
| What do I do now? We have successfully done some upgrading and installed
| similar games but I don't know where to start with for this problem. The PC
| with the problem runs with Windows XP. What would the hardware problem be?


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  #3  
Old 06-03-2008
Damian M
 
Posts: n/a
Re: Gears of War Error

Hi Jimmy S.

I'm having the same trouble but with Nvidia graphics card 8600m GT. Despite
installing the most uptodate downloaded drivers from both the Nvidia, Dell
and Microsoft websites it still displays the following message when I try to
play:

To run Gears of War with your current hardware setup, you must install the
following software update or updates:

+ NVIDIA ForceWare 163.44 Driver


If you do not install this software, at some point the game will stop and
your progress will be lost.

I can't seem to find this driver anywhere. Please help!




"Jimmy S." wrote:

> Hi Struggling mom,
>
> Updating video card drivers can solve most gaming issues. Here's some
> simple abc's to always keep in mind. a. Shut off download accelerators,
> firewalls and antivirus programs when downloading or installing updates;
> b. Check for game patches: www.avault.com/pcrl/patches_list.asp?letter=a
> c. Make sure you meet the game's minimum video and system requirements;
> d. Check for known issues with your video card at the game's web site. :-)
>
> 1. Before you update your drivers, I recommend that you update DirectX
> from: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/directx/default.aspx
>
> Please look over the ATI articles about their latest driver on the download page.
> They list Installation Tips, Fixes, and Release Notes with important information.
>
> 2. Download the latest Catalyst driver for ATI Radeon or All in Wonder Card:
>
> Win XP/2000: http://ati.com/support/drivers/winxp/radeonwdm-xp.html
> Win 98/Me: http://ati.com/support/drivers/winme/radeonwdm-me.html
>
> 3. Save the .exe driver in My Documents\My Drivers\ATI
>
> 4. Restart the computer in Safe Mode by pressing the F8 key
> about once every second as it's rebooting to pick Safe Mode.
>
> 5. Click Start / (settings) Control Panel / System / Hardware
> Device Manager / expand +Display Adapters / right click on
> the adapter, pick "Uninstall", and click No if asked to reboot.
>
> 6. Use Control Panel / Add-Remove programs to uninstall the
> previous driver (exe)software which may have been installed.
>
> 7. Restart the computer in Safe Mode by pressing the F8 key
> about once every second as it's rebooting to pick Safe Mode.
>
> 8. If Windows prompts you to install the adapter, click "Cancel".
>
> 9. Double click the ATI driver we saved to My Documents\ My
> Drivers\ATI folder in step 3 to install.it. If it complains about
> Windows Logo Certification just click "Continue". This is normal.
>
> 10. After you reboot, go to Control Panel / Display / Settings and
> choose 32 bit Color Quality, and 800x600 or higher Resolution.
>
> TROUBLESHOOTING:
>
> Test your drivers using DXDiag: Click Start / Run / type: DXDIAG
> Click the "Test" buttons in the Display, Sound, Music & Network Tabs;
> If any of the Display options are Disabled and you cannot Enable them,
> your most likely solution would be to update your Chipset Drivers as per
> my website: http://www3.sympatico.ca/nibblesnbits/Video.html#v11
>
> Your program might not support dual monitors, or "dual head" video cards
> You can disable the extra video output in your display properties control
> panel. Click Start>Settings>Control Panel>Display>Settings>Advanced.
>
> Along with your Video card, Sound Cards, Motherboard Chipsets,
> and Video Monitors may also require updated drivers. Even your
> motherboard's BIOS may need to be updated for compatibility with
> your Video card. These steps are listed at: http://NibblesNbitsVideo.tk
>
> Perhaps the old ATI drivers did not completely uninstall. If that's the
> case, use these utility to completely uninstall the drivers and go to step 7:
> http://www.driverheaven.net/cleaner/ (works for all cards including nvidia)
>
> The latest video drivers sometime don't work with a particular game.
> (Check the Video suggestions in the readme.txt file in your game folder/CD)
> If there's no suggestions, try an older (WHQL) driver, and/or if you still
> experience problems try a Beta driver, or even an Omega driver instead:
>
> BETA Drivers: http://download.guru3d.com/
> OMEGA Drivers: http://www.omegadrivers.net
>
> There you have it, if you have any questions feel free to post them! :-)
>
> --
> Cheers, Windows_XP_MVP_Shell/User
> Jimmy S. http://mvp.support.microsoft.com
>
> Visit my MSN Zone.com and Gaming Help Site: http://mvps.org/nibblesnbits
> MS Games Help and Support Center: http://support.microsoft.com/?pr=gms
> My advice is donated "AS IS" without warranty; nor do I confer any rights.
> _________________________________________________________
>
> Struggling mom Wrote:
> =================
> | Please help. I am trying to be the cool mom but I can't get my son's game to
> | work.
> | When atempting to start Gears of War after installing I get the following
> | error:
> | To run Gears of War with your current hardware setup, you must install the
> | following software update or updates:
> | + ATI Catalyst driver revision 8.411.0.0
> | If you do not install this software, at some point the game will stop and
> | your progress will be lost.
> | Then, when atempting to install the software I get the error "Set up did not
> | find a driver compatible with your current hardware or operating system."
> |
> | What do I do now? We have successfully done some upgrading and installed
> | similar games but I don't know where to start with for this problem. The PC
> | with the problem runs with Windows XP. What would the hardware problem be?
>
>
>

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  #4  
Old 07-03-2008
Geoffrey Cohen
 
Posts: n/a
Re: Gears of War Error

go to nVidia's website, http://www.nvidia.com and download and install the
latest version of the ForceWare driver.

Geoffrey Cohen

"Damian M" <Damian M@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:8C1B9927-72A7-46A8-9BED-E15DD5F1ED56@microsoft.com...
> Hi Jimmy S.
>
> I'm having the same trouble but with Nvidia graphics card 8600m GT.
> Despite
> installing the most uptodate downloaded drivers from both the Nvidia, Dell
> and Microsoft websites it still displays the following message when I try
> to
> play:
>
> To run Gears of War with your current hardware setup, you must install the
> following software update or updates:
>
> + NVIDIA ForceWare 163.44 Driver
>
>
> If you do not install this software, at some point the game will stop and
> your progress will be lost.
>
> I can't seem to find this driver anywhere. Please help!
>
>
>
>
> "Jimmy S." wrote:
>
>> Hi Struggling mom,
>>
>> Updating video card drivers can solve most gaming issues. Here's some
>> simple abc's to always keep in mind. a. Shut off download accelerators,
>> firewalls and antivirus programs when downloading or installing updates;
>> b. Check for game patches: www.avault.com/pcrl/patches_list.asp?letter=a
>> c. Make sure you meet the game's minimum video and system requirements;
>> d. Check for known issues with your video card at the game's web site.
>> :-)
>>
>> 1. Before you update your drivers, I recommend that you update DirectX
>> from: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/directx/default.aspx
>>
>> Please look over the ATI articles about their latest driver on the
>> download page.
>> They list Installation Tips, Fixes, and Release Notes with important
>> information.
>>
>> 2. Download the latest Catalyst driver for ATI Radeon or All in Wonder
>> Card:
>>
>> Win XP/2000: http://ati.com/support/drivers/winxp/radeonwdm-xp.html
>> Win 98/Me: http://ati.com/support/drivers/winme/radeonwdm-me.html
>>
>> 3. Save the .exe driver in My Documents\My Drivers\ATI
>>
>> 4. Restart the computer in Safe Mode by pressing the F8 key
>> about once every second as it's rebooting to pick Safe Mode.
>>
>> 5. Click Start / (settings) Control Panel / System / Hardware
>> Device Manager / expand +Display Adapters / right click on
>> the adapter, pick "Uninstall", and click No if asked to reboot.
>>
>> 6. Use Control Panel / Add-Remove programs to uninstall the
>> previous driver (exe)software which may have been installed.
>>
>> 7. Restart the computer in Safe Mode by pressing the F8 key
>> about once every second as it's rebooting to pick Safe Mode.
>>
>> 8. If Windows prompts you to install the adapter, click "Cancel".
>>
>> 9. Double click the ATI driver we saved to My Documents\ My
>> Drivers\ATI folder in step 3 to install.it. If it complains about
>> Windows Logo Certification just click "Continue". This is normal.
>>
>> 10. After you reboot, go to Control Panel / Display / Settings and
>> choose 32 bit Color Quality, and 800x600 or higher Resolution.
>>
>> TROUBLESHOOTING:
>>
>> Test your drivers using DXDiag: Click Start / Run / type: DXDIAG
>> Click the "Test" buttons in the Display, Sound, Music & Network Tabs;
>> If any of the Display options are Disabled and you cannot Enable them,
>> your most likely solution would be to update your Chipset Drivers as per
>> my website: http://www3.sympatico.ca/nibblesnbits/Video.html#v11
>>
>> Your program might not support dual monitors, or "dual head" video cards
>> You can disable the extra video output in your display properties control
>> panel. Click Start>Settings>Control Panel>Display>Settings>Advanced.
>>
>> Along with your Video card, Sound Cards, Motherboard Chipsets,
>> and Video Monitors may also require updated drivers. Even your
>> motherboard's BIOS may need to be updated for compatibility with
>> your Video card. These steps are listed at: http://NibblesNbitsVideo.tk
>>
>> Perhaps the old ATI drivers did not completely uninstall. If that's the
>> case, use these utility to completely uninstall the drivers and go to
>> step 7:
>> http://www.driverheaven.net/cleaner/ (works for all cards including
>> nvidia)
>>
>> The latest video drivers sometime don't work with a particular game.
>> (Check the Video suggestions in the readme.txt file in your game
>> folder/CD)
>> If there's no suggestions, try an older (WHQL) driver, and/or if you
>> still
>> experience problems try a Beta driver, or even an Omega driver instead:
>>
>> BETA Drivers: http://download.guru3d.com/
>> OMEGA Drivers: http://www.omegadrivers.net
>>
>> There you have it, if you have any questions feel free to post them! :-)
>>
>> --
>> Cheers, Windows_XP_MVP_Shell/User
>> Jimmy S. http://mvp.support.microsoft.com
>>
>> Visit my MSN Zone.com and Gaming Help Site: http://mvps.org/nibblesnbits
>> MS Games Help and Support Center: http://support.microsoft.com/?pr=gms
>> My advice is donated "AS IS" without warranty; nor do I confer any
>> rights.
>> _________________________________________________________
>>
>> Struggling mom Wrote:
>> =================
>> | Please help. I am trying to be the cool mom but I can't get my son's
>> game to
>> | work.
>> | When atempting to start Gears of War after installing I get the
>> following
>> | error:
>> | To run Gears of War with your current hardware setup, you must install
>> the
>> | following software update or updates:
>> | + ATI Catalyst driver revision 8.411.0.0
>> | If you do not install this software, at some point the game will stop
>> and
>> | your progress will be lost.
>> | Then, when atempting to install the software I get the error "Set up
>> did not
>> | find a driver compatible with your current hardware or operating
>> system."
>> |
>> | What do I do now? We have successfully done some upgrading and
>> installed
>> | similar games but I don't know where to start with for this problem.
>> The PC
>> | with the problem runs with Windows XP. What would the hardware problem
>> be?
>>
>>
>>



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  #5  
Old 28-03-2008
Dennis K
 
Posts: n/a
Re: Gears of War Error

Hi Jimmy and all,
I have a MAcbook Pro, (ARRGHH!!!), yes i got sucked in by its looks...
ANYWAY, like my home pc, mylaptop is now running XP professional! Finally!

Jimmy Im having the same problem with gears of war, and I went to the
website for Nvidia. You see, it WONT install on a laptop.
When you try and do one of those auto installs, that is, where Nvidia scans
your hardware configuration to find out what drivers yu need, it says to
check with my manufacturer? Im running windows XP natively. Whats the dealy
yo' yo?

I own this game on 360 too, which is away while im studying, so i got it on
pc too haha..
But it looks very anti latop atm. Any ideas on how to get NVIDIA ForceWare
163.44 Driver? installed on a laptop since nvidia's website dont allow it to
laptops, check it yourself. To see what i mean, because i usually download
both of our 2 home pc's and keep them up to date fine.

"Geoffrey Cohen" wrote:

> go to nVidia's website, http://www.nvidia.com and download and install the
> latest version of the ForceWare driver.
>
> Geoffrey Cohen
>
> "Damian M" <Damian M@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:8C1B9927-72A7-46A8-9BED-E15DD5F1ED56@microsoft.com...
> > Hi Jimmy S.
> >
> > I'm having the same trouble but with Nvidia graphics card 8600m GT.
> > Despite
> > installing the most uptodate downloaded drivers from both the Nvidia, Dell
> > and Microsoft websites it still displays the following message when I try
> > to
> > play:
> >
> > To run Gears of War with your current hardware setup, you must install the
> > following software update or updates:
> >
> > + NVIDIA ForceWare 163.44 Driver
> >
> >
> > If you do not install this software, at some point the game will stop and
> > your progress will be lost.
> >
> > I can't seem to find this driver anywhere. Please help!
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > "Jimmy S." wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Struggling mom,
> >>
> >> Updating video card drivers can solve most gaming issues. Here's some
> >> simple abc's to always keep in mind. a. Shut off download accelerators,
> >> firewalls and antivirus programs when downloading or installing updates;
> >> b. Check for game patches: www.avault.com/pcrl/patches_list.asp?letter=a
> >> c. Make sure you meet the game's minimum video and system requirements;
> >> d. Check for known issues with your video card at the game's web site.
> >> :-)
> >>
> >> 1. Before you update your drivers, I recommend that you update DirectX
> >> from: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/directx/default.aspx
> >>
> >> Please look over the ATI articles about their latest driver on the
> >> download page.
> >> They list Installation Tips, Fixes, and Release Notes with important
> >> information.
> >>
> >> 2. Download the latest Catalyst driver for ATI Radeon or All in Wonder
> >> Card:
> >>
> >> Win XP/2000: http://ati.com/support/drivers/winxp/radeonwdm-xp.html
> >> Win 98/Me: http://ati.com/support/drivers/winme/radeonwdm-me.html
> >>
> >> 3. Save the .exe driver in My Documents\My Drivers\ATI
> >>
> >> 4. Restart the computer in Safe Mode by pressing the F8 key
> >> about once every second as it's rebooting to pick Safe Mode.
> >>
> >> 5. Click Start / (settings) Control Panel / System / Hardware
> >> Device Manager / expand +Display Adapters / right click on
> >> the adapter, pick "Uninstall", and click No if asked to reboot.
> >>
> >> 6. Use Control Panel / Add-Remove programs to uninstall the
> >> previous driver (exe)software which may have been installed.
> >>
> >> 7. Restart the computer in Safe Mode by pressing the F8 key
> >> about once every second as it's rebooting to pick Safe Mode.
> >>
> >> 8. If Windows prompts you to install the adapter, click "Cancel".
> >>
> >> 9. Double click the ATI driver we saved to My Documents\ My
> >> Drivers\ATI folder in step 3 to install.it. If it complains about
> >> Windows Logo Certification just click "Continue". This is normal.
> >>
> >> 10. After you reboot, go to Control Panel / Display / Settings and
> >> choose 32 bit Color Quality, and 800x600 or higher Resolution.
> >>
> >> TROUBLESHOOTING:
> >>
> >> Test your drivers using DXDiag: Click Start / Run / type: DXDIAG
> >> Click the "Test" buttons in the Display, Sound, Music & Network Tabs;
> >> If any of the Display options are Disabled and you cannot Enable them,
> >> your most likely solution would be to update your Chipset Drivers as per
> >> my website: http://www3.sympatico.ca/nibblesnbits/Video.html#v11
> >>
> >> Your program might not support dual monitors, or "dual head" video cards
> >> You can disable the extra video output in your display properties control
> >> panel. Click Start>Settings>Control Panel>Display>Settings>Advanced.
> >>
> >> Along with your Video card, Sound Cards, Motherboard Chipsets,
> >> and Video Monitors may also require updated drivers. Even your
> >> motherboard's BIOS may need to be updated for compatibility with
> >> your Video card. These steps are listed at: http://NibblesNbitsVideo.tk
> >>
> >> Perhaps the old ATI drivers did not completely uninstall. If that's the
> >> case, use these utility to completely uninstall the drivers and go to
> >> step 7:
> >> http://www.driverheaven.net/cleaner/ (works for all cards including
> >> nvidia)
> >>
> >> The latest video drivers sometime don't work with a particular game.
> >> (Check the Video suggestions in the readme.txt file in your game
> >> folder/CD)
> >> If there's no suggestions, try an older (WHQL) driver, and/or if you
> >> still
> >> experience problems try a Beta driver, or even an Omega driver instead:
> >>
> >> BETA Drivers: http://download.guru3d.com/
> >> OMEGA Drivers: http://www.omegadrivers.net
> >>
> >> There you have it, if you have any questions feel free to post them! :-)
> >>
> >> --
> >> Cheers, Windows_XP_MVP_Shell/User
> >> Jimmy S. http://mvp.support.microsoft.com
> >>
> >> Visit my MSN Zone.com and Gaming Help Site: http://mvps.org/nibblesnbits
> >> MS Games Help and Support Center: http://support.microsoft.com/?pr=gms
> >> My advice is donated "AS IS" without warranty; nor do I confer any
> >> rights.
> >> _________________________________________________________
> >>
> >> Struggling mom Wrote:
> >> =================
> >> | Please help. I am trying to be the cool mom but I can't get my son's
> >> game to
> >> | work.
> >> | When atempting to start Gears of War after installing I get the
> >> following
> >> | error:
> >> | To run Gears of War with your current hardware setup, you must install
> >> the
> >> | following software update or updates:
> >> | + ATI Catalyst driver revision 8.411.0.0
> >> | If you do not install this software, at some point the game will stop
> >> and
> >> | your progress will be lost.
> >> | Then, when atempting to install the software I get the error "Set up
> >> did not
> >> | find a driver compatible with your current hardware or operating
> >> system."
> >> |
> >> | What do I do now? We have successfully done some upgrading and
> >> installed
> >> | similar games but I don't know where to start with for this problem.
> >> The PC
> >> | with the problem runs with Windows XP. What would the hardware problem
> >> be?
> >>
> >>
> >>

>
>
>

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  #6  
Old 28-03-2008
Andy [YaYa]
 
Posts: n/a
Re: Gears of War Error

=?Utf-8?B?RGVubmlzIEs=?= <Dennis K@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
news:EBAE13C3-6CF5-49A9-87D9-7436B88C222D@microsoft.com:

> Hi Jimmy and all,
> I have a MAcbook Pro, (ARRGHH!!!), yes i got sucked in by its looks...
> ANYWAY, like my home pc, mylaptop is now running XP professional!
> Finally!
>
> Jimmy Im having the same problem with gears of war, and I went to the
> website for Nvidia. You see, it WONT install on a laptop.
> When you try and do one of those auto installs, that is, where Nvidia
> scans your hardware configuration to find out what drivers yu need, it
> says to check with my manufacturer? Im running windows XP natively.
> Whats the dealy yo' yo?
>
> I own this game on 360 too, which is away while im studying, so i got
> it on pc too haha..
> But it looks very anti latop atm. Any ideas on how to get NVIDIA
> ForceWare 163.44 Driver? installed on a laptop since nvidia's website
> dont allow it to laptops, check it yourself. To see what i mean,
> because i usually download both of our 2 home pc's and keep them up to
> date fine.
>


Doesn't the Macbook Pro use an ATi video card?

Oh, guess it alternates, this year it's nVidia 8600M, 2006-7 was an ATi
card. Might want to check to see which one it is.

As for nVidia drivers, you might be outta luck, nVidia only sells their
mobile cards via OEM and relies on the end manufacturer to provide
driver updates.

In theory you should go to Apple.com to get nvidia updates for Windows
for your Macbook Pro. (How weird sounding is that?)

I think you might be "boned" as they say, but I did google search for
"macbook pro nvidia windows drivers" and it came back with this link...

http://www.laptopvideo2go.com/

Forceware 174.74 drivers for XP (32-bit) download is right there. I
think that'll work. If you're unsure click on the "General F.A.Q." on
the right side of the page.
-A.
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  #7  
Old 28-03-2008
Andy [YaYa]
 
Posts: n/a
Re: Gears of War Error

"Andy [YaYa]" <android8675@MAPSONhotmail.com> wrote in
news:Xns9A6F62EC0363Candroid8675hotmailco@207.46.248.16:
>
> http://www.laptopvideo2go.com/
>
> Forceware 174.74 drivers for XP (32-bit) download is right there. I
> think that'll work. If you're unsure click on the "General F.A.Q." on
> the right side of the page.
> -A.
>


I poked a little more, those drivers are basically the nVidia drivers with
added .inf stuff so they will install on any nVidia card, including older
cards that nVidia no longer supports.

They don't work on all cards apparently, but Try it out. It won't install
if it won't work, so it shouldn't cause any problems.

I found out on the Apple.com forums that you are running v101, and Apple is
not one to change stuff if it isn't broken, and since Steve has never been
a big gamer there's no pressure to release newer versions of the nVidia
drivers for Apples running Boot Camp.

So third party solutions like this site are the only thing you can do, and
keep in mind it's not supported so if something goes wrong you'll have to
go back to the old drivers and write off playing modern games like GoW.

Good luck,

--
-A.
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