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[Update] 6/27/2012: This morning we posted WHQL-certified GeForce 302.82 drivers for desktop GPUs running the Windows 8 Release Preview (32-bit download, 64-bit download). In order for us to best address your feedback, please direct all comments regarding this GeForce 302.82 driver to the feedback thread on our moderated forums. Notebook users should continue to use GeForce 302.80 drivers (32-bit notebook download, 64-bit notebook download) for the Windows 8 Release Preview.

[Update] 6/15/2012: This morning we posted the beta notebook GeForce 302.80 drivers (32-bit notebook download, 64-bit notebook download) for the Windows 8 Release Preview. In order for us to best address your feedback, please direct all comments regarding this driver to the feedback thread on our moderated forums.

[Update] 6/14/2012: This morning we posted beta desktop GeForce 302.80 drivers (32-bit download, 64-bit download) for the Windows 8 Release Preview. An equivalent driver for GeForce notebook GPUs is planned for tomorrow morning. In order for us to best address your feedback, please direct all comments regarding this driver to the feedback thread on our moderated forums.

[Update] 6/11/2012: We apologize again for the delay of the WHQL-certified driver for the Windows 8 Release Preview. Please know that our software team is working around the clock. Thanks to your comments, we have decided to post a beta driver in advance of the WHQL-certified driver. Our developers are targeting beta driver release in the next 4-8 days.  We’ll update you again on status of the driver, this Friday.

In conjunction with today’s launch of Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview and the opening of the Microsoft Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) for Windows 8, NVIDIA has received Windows 8 certification for its new R302 graphics drivers.

The WHQL certification of R302 drivers highlights the fact that NVIDIA is in lock-step with Microsoft and is fully prepared for Windows 8.

The new Windows 8 WHQL-certified GeForce R302 drivers will be available for download early next week from GeForce.com (Note: R302 drivers will be Windows 8 only. Other Windows operating systems will continue to use R300 drivers).

NVIDIA’s Windows 8 drivers support all the features in the new Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM) v1.2. The drivers also support award-winning NVIDIA 3D Vision and 3DTV Play products, allowing you to play more than 600 games, watch Blu-ray movies and view photos – all in 3D.

For more information on the Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview, please visit: http://preview.windows.com

[Update] 6/6/2012: We have decided to postpone the driver release to pick up some additional fixes that we feel are necessary for a great Windows 8 experience. We apologize for the delay and will post the new driver as soon as possible.

  • Mike Capps

    Drivers couldn’t come soon enough!  Having so many issues with existing nVidia drivers and the Intel HD 3000 drivers.  They don’t like playing well together ATM.

  • http://www.facebook.com/lipe.belfort Felipe Rolim

    It’s good see certified drivers for Windows 8, but what’s the difference between R302 and R300 drivers? And WDDM 1.2? 

  • http://www.facebook.com/stoker.aaron Aaron Stoker

    I hope these fix my freezing issues using a GTX680. Tried the latest 301.42 and 300.83 set, both cause my system to hang every couple of minutes.

  • hary10000

    Can any1 help!
    I installed drivers, everything fine but the problem is OPTIMUS!!
    Like even if I enable optimus for that “exe” or all “exe” [from NVidia control panel] it still uses the intel cards=no best performance :/
    If I bought the card wanna make use of it!!
    Geforce GT 540M

  • http://www.facebook.com/gardavis Gary Davis

    After 1st boot of Win8 RP my screen corrupts, a corrupted error message displays and then reboots. http://s1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/gardavis0/?action=view&current=WP_000080.jpg . Another Nvidia user has the same issue on the answers.microsoft.com forums.

  • http://www.windef.com/ Franc

    Me to!

  • denny henson

    296.65

  • JM V
  • lilalien

    Will this release fix all the display bugs in all recent Firefox versions? The well-known visual issues that you are forced to turn off hardware acceleration in your Firefox options (which still causes still other visual problems with some CSS code)?

  • Chris_Daniel

    Hi Gary and others,
    For those hitting issues with the Windows 8 Previews please provide us more detail on our moderated forums. We have a thread for Windows 8 here: http://forums.nvidia.com/index.php?s=9fc62ebf053b3014501fa8486c0dbba3&showtopic=224078

  • Chris_Daniel

    Hi JM V, GeForce Go moved to legacy support a couple years ago. Therefore, GeForce Go will not be part of the final Windows 8 supported hardware list. Windows 7 drivers can be used for the Preview builds to try out Windows 8 but there will not be official drivers for those GPUs.

  • jenniferjohnny

    Yeah, maybe. But at least with vista and windows 7, it was possible to use the desktop drivers, either by the “have disk method” or by modifying the inf file, just pretending it was a 7600 desktop GPU or something. These methods seem fully blocked in windows 8 64 bit.

    There was no optimus, or any other fancy stuff. The desktop drivers usually had enough functionally. 

    So if you are supporting the 6000 and 7000 desktop series, why not support the equivalent notebook series? Moreover, in desktops one can actually go out and switch the graphics cards, while in notebooks it’s usually not.

  • asard

    Hi Chris Daniel Collapse
    I have a 680 graphics card
    Will you release drivers for Windows 8 this week
    I installed the drivers for Windows 7 now on Windows 8
    What I am wondering if it’s good or bad to run with Windows 7 drivers on Windows 8 Platform?
    It does not destroy my card in the long run?

  • asard

    Hi Chris Daniel Collapse
    I have a 680 graphics card
    Will you release drivers for Windows 8 this week
    I installed the drivers for Windows 7 now on Windows 8
    What I am wondering if it’s good or bad to run with Windows 7 drivers on Windows 8 Platform?
    It does not destroy my card in the long run?

  • Asbjørn

    So – it’s Tuesday now. This has to be “early next week” at the very latest. So are we getting some drivers today or are you (yet again) finding it hard to live up to your promises? What I find hard to believe is why these drivers weren’t ready the day Windows 8 Release Preview was released. AMD managed that, so obviously you could have done so too, if you’d put some effort into it. You will of course have had access to the build before release and had ample opportunity to get the drivers certified in time.

  • luis burgos

    agree with the last post … nvidia let me down .. i will be selling my nvidia card soon

  • http://twitter.com/osugie osugie

    not yet?

  • fio

    Today is Wednesday ! -.-” LOL

  • tlw2

    Early this week, that has passed. I simply cannot use my pc running windows 8 rp because of nvidia driver – pink screen of death.
    I have had to downgrade nvidia driver so that it run stably on windows 7.
    Nvidia focus is not to be found when it comes to graphics.

    good luck with your ARM processors – many choices there and it will NOT be nvidia!

    my next card will be AMD

  • Chris_Daniel

    Hi Asbjorn,
    We just provided an update on the driver timing since we missed our previous release estimate. We apologize for the delay but want to ensure great quality.
     
    [Update] (6/6/2012): We have decided to postpone the driver release to pick up some additional fixes that we feel are necessary for a great Windows 8 experience. We apologize for the delay and will post the new driver as soon as possible.

  • Sephiroth DarkBlade

    Liars…

  • http://www.facebook.com/stoker.aaron Aaron Stoker

    How do I go about installing these on a 600 series card?

  • luis burgos

    Please nvidia we need this updated Asap .. 

  • - -

    To have anything near a great Windows 8 experience, I had to install the 301.42 WDDM 1.1 drivers, because soon after Windows 8 Release Preview installed, I got nasty freeze-ups with my 560Ti.  The reason was that Windows 8 Release Preview came with drivers that pre-date the recent fix for that problem.

  • lilalien

    Now it’s the middle of the week, and it’s not available. Maybe “late in the week”?

  • Carl Findahl

     As a matter of fact, I have had no problems whatsoever with my GTX470. I’ve had no (manually installed)drivers and still manage to play BF3 @50FPS on high… Also, no crashes, no nothing. At least after I installed every DirectX redist since June 2006-2011

  • Asbjørn

    Thank you for the (quite late) update. Posting more than one update is OK, you know. As others have suggested, why don’t you post the current driver as a beta now and then post an updated driver with the additional fixes later?
    The in-box drivers in Win8 RP are not usable with for example Photoshop, so I’m running the Consumer preview drivers which work in that case, but are otherwise rather buggy (as would be expected). Hence the need for an updated driver now. And I still fail to see why you’re so late. Why can AMD deliver drivers on time when you can’t?

  • asard

    Thanks Nvidia now do I uninstall Windows 8 and install Winows 7 Very poorly done

  • http://twitter.com/jermupetro Jermu Petro

    If these new drivers work perfectly with optimus I promise that I’ll never buy AMD. Currently there are games that don’t switch to nvidia GPU even if you force them to do it. I finally got Sniper Elite v2 to work the trick is to launch Nvidiainspector which activates the Nvidia GPU and then launch the game. BTW I agree with the people here you could just release a beta and everyone would be happy until the final release.

  • http://twitter.com/attitudecontrol Loren Porter

    Thx for the update… will look forward to trying them when ready. Let us know if you need anything.

  • Mottyengel

    Hey… can you help me out please? I also have a 560ti and my computer is unusable now, every hour or so, it just freezes up.. what did you do to fix it?

  • Mottyengel

    I understand that it takes time and you’ll put it out when its perfect. I dont mind waiting, i’m just curious if it’ll fix the problem that i’m having (and many others too) where the system will just randomly freeze, all the time. I dont even know if the graphics driver is the issue, but some others seem to think so. 
    Do you know? I just want to know that when the update is ready, it’ll fix this issue.

  • hary10000

    SIMPLY ****** WHERE ARE the DRIVERS??????? :XXXXX :@@@@@@

  • hary10000

    Okay so u recommend me to use the 296.17 driver?
    btw evey1 I updated my driver to wddm 1.2 form device manager>update driver
    the optimus icon doesn’t shows & game lags so I still think it aint workin :/
    I HAD gr8 RESPECT for NVIDIA
    My friend’s had amd & games work perfect for him on win8rp :@

  • Fiascos

    Where…is…the driver??

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1176741407 Teddy Jabouille

    Hello to the NVIDIA, have you a date for the release of drivers?

    Indeed, we expect all drivers for Windows Release Preview 8.

    For my part, I need to develop and my GTX 460 does not work with Windows 8 Release Preview so I need all of its drivers emergency.

    A date?
    It would be nice.

    Good day.Annuler les modifications

  • http://www.facebook.com/BXDfreedom Bxd Freedom

    its been a week now and still no update for a driver release date for W8RP?

  • http://www.facebook.com/soundhedonist Chidanand Hiremath

    Waiting for these drivers forever, give us some date at least.

  • dw60038

    What about nForce Ethernet controller drivers for Windows 8?  I have an HP Pavilion PC with an NVIDIA Ethernet adapter and when I installed the Release Preview, it did not install drivers for the Ethernet adapter, and thus I cannot connect to my network or the internet.  Is there a NVIDIA Windows 7 Ethernet driver that will work with Windows 8?

  • milkom

    They released CP drivers two weeks after the CP. Will it be the same this time? 13 June maybe?

  • James Dartnell

    Nvidia really need to sort their act out, you have a whole section on your site dedicated to Beta drivers and such and this is only a testing version of windows 8 however you are trying to provide the same level of apparently quality as a final release product, I fully agree with everyone else that you really should get on with it and release it or failing that release it as a beta or even alpha driver as we are already using a testing OS do you not see the logic here?

    Also you claim all this fancy talk about being in lock-step with Microsoft, thats all very well but at least Microsoft sticks to their deadlines and gets things done in time  or at least makes sure to deliver something to people rather than delaying just because there was a obvious screw up.

    I always promoted Nvidia above AMD/ATI and such but today I think for about the first time I am genuinely disappointed in Nvidia’s performance you have shot yourself in the foot by going “OH LOOK WE’RE SO AWESOME BECAUSE WE ARE DOING IT IN LOCK-STEP WITH MICROSOFT!” Only to then have to say “Oh wait sorry we would be however someone ballsed up and we don’t want to release it yet” 

    TL:DR Version: Sort your complete disappointing mess out Nvidia so that this post doesn’t become such a complete blazing example for your company of how you messed up.

  • Fiascos

    God bless Apple that they won’t ship new macbook with Nvidia card’s. If Nvidia is so unserious in such little thing as software update, what quality can we talk about?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003199578889 Sander Janssen

    I hope there will soon be good support for mobile devices, just got my new notebook with GT630m! I hate Optimus though, everytime you have to put .exe files into the drivers to get the GPU working. Intel GPU’s are way too slow for any task.

  • http://twitter.com/Noitatsidem Noitatsidem Eht

    EDIT: Just read the update. Can’t you at least post some beta drivers? I’d really like support for my GTX 670 without having to get w7 drivers running in w8.

  • http://www.facebook.com/Xptopower Fábio Vtec

    were is the new driver?

  • Fiascos

    Don’t wait for it until official windows 8 release :D
    Nvidia is too terrible to make it in time

  • Gaz Matic

    Dude. Why the wait? At least release a beta or something. i’m pretty pleased with the release preview of windows 8 but I cant properly test the thing if my video drivers are causing my computer to freeze every five minutes. you guys did a good job with the 296 and consumer preview so what is the hold up? Are you telling me that I should just go back to consumer preview and wait until you are ready to catch up to release preview? do you know how embarassing it is to have my sister little msi u270 with radeon graphics playing battlefield 3 and me with gtx unable to do shiite for crackers… get with the times nvidia. update the drivers man.

  • milkom

    Where are the fucking drivers?

  • fio

    c’mon guys !!!!!! grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr -.-“

  • Rated Rebound

    We need the drivers, please give us a Status-Update. :/

  • http://twitter.com/jermupetro Jermu Petro

    Take your time with the drivers it’s only been a week from your first promise. Not many people here are keen to get them. OH WAIT this post has +50 comments while most of the things posted here hava less than five. 

    To put this in a few words: Please release a BETA you can still save yourselves!

  • lilalien

    If you’re still holding them back, fix those Firefox hardware acceleration issues!

  • Asbjørn

     Couldn’t agree more. They look like an nVidia bug (no issues reported on AMD cards), so fix it. You’ve only know about them since the Developer Preview…
    Seriously, though, where are the drivers? It’s funny how you’re suddenly supposedly caring so much about quality – driver quality isn’t really nVidia’s strong side. I guess you’re really just late and trying to hide behind a veil of “quality” – and I still don’t understand how you can be late. You are acting as if you got the Release Preview build the same time we did, but we all know you have had that particular build since May 18th and candidate builds long before that…
    I’ll only believe your quality story if you’ve actually fixed the Firefox issues this time – otherwise we know that you have only been feverishly catching up.

  • http://www.facebook.com/goukmich Alberto Egea

    I am running with Windows 8 since months, now with the new Release Preview I am very happy with the new kernel, I have noticed the new memory and resources management. But I am waiting for new nvidia drivers with natively support, FXAA and Adaptive Vsync, want to play Max Payne 3 over Windows 8 with full support. Someone knows how long will take the delay for R302 drivers?

  • luis burgos

    Unreal nvidia prefer to lose costumers instead of releasing the drivers .. shame on you nvidia

  • Chris_Daniel

    All,
    Thank you for your feedback. As a result of your comments, we have changed our release plans and updated the blog above with our new release plans:
     
    [Update] 6/11/2012: We apologize again for the delay of the WHQL-certified driver for the Windows 8 Release Preview. Please know that our software team is working around the clock. Thanks to your comments, we have decided to post a beta driver in advance of the WHQL-certified driver. Our developers are targeting a beta driver release in the next 4-8 days.  We’ll update you again on status of the driver, this Friday.

  • no_spam

     bah, i tried an nvidia card for the first time in 15 years because the ati7970 had an over heat problem, so got the 680, win 8 preview comes out and who has drivers on the same day? ati. ffs now i have this crappy nvidia card and can’t play in win 8. thank god an ati rep heard of my 7970 woes, and has offered me a 7990 when it comes out! won’t be for at least a month, but then i can unload this nvidia piece of crap on Craigslist or something and get back to a real video card company, 15+ years of great cards.

  • http://www.facebook.com/bethe.black Bethe BlAck

    waiting for new driver!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1512571777 Jaime Magalhães Marques

    Idd
    A week later after it was promised and nothing shame :(

  • Aaron Dilley

    Where are these drivers, this is seriously getting ridiculous im having problems with every driver set in Windows 8 Release, its really starting to be annoying, im also having host process erorrs I don’t know if anyone else is but I have to restart, along with pink screen lockup.

  • Mottyengel

    just announced. a beta will be comming in the next 4- 8 days

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=222407014 Aristide Mooyaart

    Please release the beta now! I don’t care how buggy it is as long as it fixes the freezing issue I currently have with 301.42. I installed the RP on the understanding I should get the drivers a few days afterwards – still nothing.

    Don’t make promises you can’t keep Nvidia

  • r3loaded

    Guys…calm down for a second:

    1) Windows 8 is a *beta*. It’s for *testing* so don’t cry because your computer is crashing with it. Use Windows 7 if you need to get work done.
    2) Drivers are very complex pieces of software, especially for complex hardware like video cards and needs a lot of low-level programming. Give them time.
    3) You need to let them iron out most of the bugs. For example, on my desktop system I’m running the Windows 7 drivers, but Windows 8 has changed enough to cause some odd lockup issue with Google Chrome. If you harass them to release early, chances are you’ll get a massive show-stopping bug like that which they haven’t had the opportunity to fix.

  • r3loaded

    Guys…calm down for a second:

    1) Windows 8 is a *beta*. It’s for *testing* so don’t cry because your computer is crashing with it. Use Windows 7 if you need to get work done.
    2) Drivers are very complex pieces of software, especially for complex hardware like video cards and needs a lot of low-level programming. Give them time.
    3) You need to let them iron out most of the bugs. For example, on my desktop system I’m running the Windows 7 drivers, but Windows 8 has changed enough to cause some odd lockup issue with Google Chrome. If you harass them to release early, chances are you’ll get a massive show-stopping bug like that which they haven’t had the opportunity to fix.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=222407014 Aristide Mooyaart

    1) I never had this many problems with Windows 7 betas.
    2) They had the same time as AMD.
    3) Anything would be an improvement over nothing! I would rather they would release a beta now and fix the main bugs.

  • Asbjørn

    There are two issues here, and there is no excuse for any of them.
    1. nVidia promised a driver for early last week. That didn’t happen. If this were an exception, then perhaps we’d understand, but nVidia never keeps deadlines and that is not acceptable.
    2. AMD released drivers promptly. nVidia has had access to builds for a long time and thus there is no excuse for not releasing on time. nVidia has had plenty of time, so what is the problem?

  • fio

    Windows 8 Release Preview is not a beta but a Release Candidate (RC) to be the final version (RTM), which apparently will be ready by the end of July …. so the operating system is already beautiful and done ! bye bye -.-“

  • Jacob Boyce

    You spoke one day too soon.  Apple just announced yesterday that their new Macbook Pro’s will be using…. nVidia cards! lol

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Warren-Taylor/1626673728 Warren Taylor

    Dude, after all the delays, you’ve got serious credibility problems.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=503993465 Dylan Dunford

    The problem is that they claimed they would have a driver out…but then they don’t release it and leave everyone in the dark about it, finally coming out to say it will take another week just for a beta version…

    IF they just were just honest about it & said it will take 2 – 3 weeks in the first place, people wouldn’t be freaking out as much!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1512571777 Jaime Magalhães Marques

    Where has it been announced?

  • Mottyengel

    In this blog post at the top of the page

  • http://www.facebook.com/jason.cook.7311 Jason Cook

     i hope they surprise us

  • http://www.facebook.com/Danmar.126 Daniel Martinez Morales

    Release the Drivers already!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Always been a HUGE Nvidia fan… But seroiusly i am GREATLY DISAPOINTED.
    Damn you even named the 660 a GT on the drivers page… And it’s a GTX!!!!
    God wtf are you people working on?

  • Krystian Gorzynski

    Look guys, I’m affected by this just like everyone else, but to compare to AMD?  We all know AMD’s drivers suck.   Yah they will get them out on time but they will never perform as well as Nvidia’s drivers.   And yes the freezing has really made things difficult for me as I end up with corrupted files on booting back up.  I lost hours of coding work because of it.  But thus far I have disabled my NVidia card in device manager as I do have the optimus solution.  Here’s hoping it works with the intel enabled.   For those with optimus give it a try.

  • C-Dan C.H.

    Save face, delete this blogpost, Act like it never happened

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/QIEL2MNYSTMDOJWXQ56EULGCNQ Marcelo

    i disabled mine too. its better than the crashs

  • Hok
  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1512571777 Jaime Magalhães Marques

    Oh nice, finally a beta driver :D

  • https://facebook.com/fahdriyami Fahd Riyami

    Another delay?! Sure, why not forget about people running the RP as their primary OS. I guess i’ll have to stick with HD 3000 graphics for another 4-8 days -.-

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=222407014 Aristide Mooyaart

    At last :)

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=222407014 Aristide Mooyaart

    Aaaaand BF3 doesn’t work :(

  • Asbjørn

    Thank you for the new drivers. Finally, Direct2D works in Firefox :D

  • Chris_Daniel

    All,
    Earlier this morning we posted beta desktop drivers. We expect to be able to post the notebook drivers tomorrow morning. See blog update above for the links.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=222407014 Aristide Mooyaart

    BF3 keeps crashing about 2 minutes into game play on my 680. Please help!

    On the other hand my computer no longer freezes randomly :)

  • Chris_Daniel

    Atristide, please provide all your details on the forum. GTX 680 passed testing on BF3 with this driver so we’ll need full system specs, settings, etc. You may also want to try reinstalling the driver again. Here is the link again: http://forums.nvidia.com/index.php?showtopic=231690&st=0

  • http://www.facebook.com/pricop.alexandru Pricop Alexandru

    Haha, still no w8 drivers for gt540m? or any mobile vcards at all?! pathetic.

  • Chris_Daniel

    Pricop, notebook drivers will be posted tomorrow.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=520358893 facebook-520358893

    Well on the positive side I got to see the new system recovery options. On the negative side these drivers caused BSOD installing from the Microsoft default drivers with a nvidia 9600 GT and a GTX 560 Ti installed (Windows 8 x64 edition)

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002933213782 Ahmed Hussain Elmubarak

    just downloaded the new version (302.80/ File name: 302.80-desktop-win8-32bit-international.exe)…
    Windows 8 Release Preview (6.2.8400.0), nVidia Geforce 9800 GT (Desktop), and still doesn’t work at all :s !!!!!!!!

  • Chris_Daniel

    This morning we posted the beta notebook GeForce 302.80 drivers for the Windows 8 Release Preview. In order for us to best address your feedback, please direct all comments regarding this driver to the feedback thread on our moderated forums (see link above in Blog update).

  • Chris_Daniel

    Hi Ahmed, this driver supports 9800 GT (Device IDs: 0601, 0605, and 0614). Please don’t install via the device manager. Manuel’s instructions on the forum may also help: http://forums.nvidia.com/index.php?showtopic=231690&st=0.

    If you still have issues, please provide all your details in the forum thread.

    Thanks

  • http://www.facebook.com/hasegawa.kobato.imouto Kotori Sota

    Where can i download driver for notebook?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002933213782 Ahmed Hussain Elmubarak

     OK, i’ll see it and feed you back…
    Thank you for response.

  • Chris_Daniel

    NVIDIA.com and GeForce.com also have the drivers available. Here are the direct links in English for others:
    32bit: http://www.nvidia.com/object/notebook-win8-302.80-preview-driver.html
    64bit: http://www.nvidia.com/object/notebook-win8-64bit-302.80-preview-driver.html

  • Chris_Daniel

    Kotori, they are also available in Traditional Chinese. Did you select Windows 8?
    Here are the direct links in Chinese:
    32b: http://www.nvidia.cn/object/notebook-win8-302.80-preview-driver-cn.html
    64b: http://www.nvidia.cn/object/notebook-win8-64bit-302.80-preview-driver-cn.html

  • Luis Larghi

     Great! Downloading it for my GT540M =D

  • Gaz Matic

    finally. now i can delete the unofficial 302.64 drivers that I was using. hopefully I will get the same results and i will have support for physx, opencl and cuda which i could only get under the very modded 302 drivers since only the 280 install without problem but don’t give me phys x, cuda or opencl support. i will install n post the results. 

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=669754838 Vijay Kumar

    I am not able to install this driver on my dell xps 1340. Chipset is 9400M  G. I have win 8 x64. while installing i am getting hardware not found :( Please help me

  • http://www.facebook.com/stuart.lang Stuart Lang

    I am in the same situation. This is a joke nvidia, please talk to us about when this will be fixed or if this is intentional. You driver download page offered this driver pack to me based on 9400M, so it must be a bug right?

  • Gaz Matic

    the driver restarts at times but its stable on most accounts. I no longer have cuda 5 support but since my card only supports up to cuda 4 this isn’t missed. PhysX and open cl works too.

  • Marc Hanna

    Your supported product list isn’t in very good English.. 
    This driver will install on the following GPUs with the exception of some notebooks listed below:GeForce 600M series:GeForce GT 635M, GeForce GT 630M, GeForce 610M 

    So is my gt630m in the supported or unsupported list considering there’s only one list..

    Also Intel chipset hybrid power? So Nvidia optimus doesn’t work either with this driver? 

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Warren-Taylor/1626673728 Warren Taylor

    Installed the new beta driver (desktop 302.80 ) and so far, so good. No PSOD yet.

  • Chris_Daniel

    Thanks for the feedback Marc. I will ask our team to update the text. 630M is in the supported list. Optimus is supported (Hybrid power is a different technology).

  • syed117

    How about some windows 7 drivers for the gtx 640, 650, 660, 670, 675, or 680 mobile GPUs?  I have a new laptop with a gtx 660m coming next week and Nvidia only has up to date drivers for the 610, 620, 630 and 635.  The ones shipping with the laptop are somewhere around 255.XX.  
    It’s ridiculous that Nvidia ships out mobile GPUs without any real support for sometimes months.  Yes, I know they always say that us fools who buy laptops should turn to the laptop manufacturer, but that’s nonsense.  Nvidia should have drivers ready to go the day laptops with their mobile GPUs are available.  

    The most ludicrous part of this situation is that when you go to nvidia.com, the first thing you see is a laptop with the GTX 680m.  Then you find out that there are no drivers for it.  Amazing.

    Hey Nvidia, how about taking care of the people who are going out of their way to buy laptops with your mobile GPUs?  This is been a problem for years and you have nothing to remedy the situation.

  • Chris_Daniel

    Hi Stuart and Vijay, You are correct that 9400M GPUs are missing from the driver package. I have filed a bug for this issue and will provide an update on Monday.

  • Chris_Daniel

    Hi Syed, we will be posting a Windows 7 beta driver on Monday for notebook GPUs up to and including 675M. While we typically have the first update for new GPUs posted earlier that this and do apologize for that (Windows 8 came at the same time), Verde drivers are post-launch updates, not launch drivers. At launch, the best driver for the notebook is the one that ships with the system and NVIDIA is updating those drivers right up until launch of the product.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=669754838 Vijay Kumar

    Thanks Daniel. Is this update will resolve my freezing /kernal power failue issue?

  • Marc Hanna

    Well it would seem my comment has been deleted.. 
    So I ask again, because of the bad English on the supported drivers page. IS my graphics chipset, the GT620M SUPPORTED? and finally NVIDIA OPTIMUS? With the BETA DRIVER?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001835713591 Austin Battista

    When is my Intel® HM65 Express Chipset gonna get an update its extreamly annoying getting all of these errors because its not supported

  • Chris_Daniel

    Hi Marc, I answered your question below. It was not deleted. Yes, 620M is supported and so is Optimus.

  • http://twitter.com/osgafarov Osman Gafarov

    Why on the driver’s page it is written “Supported Products: 
    GeForce 100M series:

    G 110M, GT 130M, GTS 160M, G 105M, G 103M, G 102M, GT 120M”? I can’t install the driver on my ASUS K50IN (GeForce 102M)! Please, tell me how can I make it work…I need to finish my win 8 app ASAP. Thanks

  • Chris_Daniel

    Hi Osman, this issue will be fixed with new driver packages this week. I’ll provide an update when we post these new driver packages.

  • http://twitter.com/osgafarov Osman Gafarov

    Hi Chris! That’s good news! Thank you for your reply

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=669754838 Vijay Kumar

    Any updated on this Daniel ?? Thanks

  • Chris_Daniel

    Updated packages will be posted by tomorrow morning.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=669754838 Vijay Kumar

    Thanks :)

  • Chris_Daniel

    Packages have been updated. Please try now.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=669754838 Vijay Kumar

    I didnt get any update yet.Can i download the same version?

  • Chris_Daniel

    Yes, packages have been swapped. Same version number.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=669754838 Vijay Kumar

    Thanks Daniel 

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=669754838 Vijay Kumar

    Still have the freezing problem :( after updated to latest drivers too in windows 8 RP

  • http://twitter.com/osgafarov Osman Gafarov

    So, it’s Monday today. Where are the drivers? Why did you say that the drivers will be available “this week”, if it’s already finished?

  • Chris_Daniel

    They were posted last week. The driver is the same version and same links from the blog.

  • http://twitter.com/osgafarov Osman Gafarov

    Ah, sorry, I was waiting for the update from you :) Will try them! Thank you

  • http://www.facebook.com/siggy2xc Tyler Siegrist

    When will the next update be released?

  • Lakmal Perera

    When will the WHQL notebook drivers be released? I’m still having problems with my 9500M and hybrid power.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=669754838 Vijay Kumar

    Try this work around who are facing freezing issue,
    http://www.withinwindows.com/2012/06/28/workaround-for-windows-8-freezing-issues/

    The work around worked for me :) No freezes .Happy Coding :)

  • http://www.robinmajumdar.com Robin Majumdar

    Any timeframe on Quadro series (I use an FX4600 on a 64 bit HP XW8400 workstation) drivers for Win8 Release Preview?

    I checked in the downloads area, but the latest driver is for the Consumer Preview… and not something we should be installing on the latest Win8 build.