'Not Compatible' 330M won't update/driver problems Need help with two seperate issues de
So, here is the problem. When I run DXDiag, my comp tells me I have a GT 330M NVIDIA card. For the past few months, I've periodically tried updating it, straight from the official site. The automatic scan tells me the card is 330M, it downloads, but when the installer does it's compatibility scan, it comes back as 'no compatible hardware'.

Someone told me what I need to do was delete my current drivers, so I uninstalled them. Now, everything on my computer is visually very large, and DxDiag is telling me I have a 'Standard VGA Graphics Adapter' instead of the Nvidia. And it still won't update from the site.

I've been running as administrator. I don't know what to do at this point. The system is Windows 7, 64 bit, and the hardware is a Sony Vaoi touch screen, 22 inches. Bought from Fry's about a year ago.

I'll post any information needed. Thanks in advance for help.
So, here is the problem. When I run DXDiag, my comp tells me I have a GT 330M NVIDIA card. For the past few months, I've periodically tried updating it, straight from the official site. The automatic scan tells me the card is 330M, it downloads, but when the installer does it's compatibility scan, it comes back as 'no compatible hardware'.



Someone told me what I need to do was delete my current drivers, so I uninstalled them. Now, everything on my computer is visually very large, and DxDiag is telling me I have a 'Standard VGA Graphics Adapter' instead of the Nvidia. And it still won't update from the site.



I've been running as administrator. I don't know what to do at this point. The system is Windows 7, 64 bit, and the hardware is a Sony Vaoi touch screen, 22 inches. Bought from Fry's about a year ago.



I'll post any information needed. Thanks in advance for help.

#1
Posted 04/22/2012 09:25 PM   
You have an integrated GPU. (http://www.geforce.com/hardware/notebook-gpus/geforce-gt-330m/specifications)
That is different than updating a separate graphics card. Are your motherboard/chipset drivers up to date? My advice to you is to download the drivers from Sony Vaio's support site for the specific model vaio you have. First install the motherboard chipset drivers then the graphics drivers. On nvidia's site, it does say you should be able to use 296.10 drivers...so you can try those again.

You can verify if your motherboard chipset drivers are installed by posting a screenshot of your "device manager" window.
You have an integrated GPU. (http://www.geforce.com/hardware/notebook-gpus/geforce-gt-330m/specifications)

That is different than updating a separate graphics card. Are your motherboard/chipset drivers up to date? My advice to you is to download the drivers from Sony Vaio's support site for the specific model vaio you have. First install the motherboard chipset drivers then the graphics drivers. On nvidia's site, it does say you should be able to use 296.10 drivers...so you can try those again.



You can verify if your motherboard chipset drivers are installed by posting a screenshot of your "device manager" window.

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#2
Posted 04/23/2012 10:04 AM   
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