Ummm what did I do?

Suzaku

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So I upgraded to Windows 7 and at first the games played much more worse. So I first look for drivers for Window 7 and saw nothing for Windows 7 drivers for Vaio Laptop. So I went to Nvidia and saw they had laptop drivers. So naturally I uninstalled my drivers and attempted to install nvidia drivers but failed (hardware not supported). It was pretty late that night so I went to bed. So before I went to uninstall Windows 7 I decided to check out some save files for Fallout 3 to see which one to backup/keep, and I noticed it was playing much better then when I had Vista :ouch: .

So the only thing possible I can think of is that the Windows 7 default drivers are better then Sony Viao's driver when playing on vista :eek: .
 

ulysses35

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Also bear in mind that Windows 7 hasnt been released as a retail product yet there are bound to be minor peformance issues that still exist.

Most vendors are working on or are releasign Windows 7 drivers as we speak, and as is usually the case the newer drivers perform better than the previous one.

Vista drivers (as mentioned by djcoolmasterx) will work fine :)

 

djcoolmasterx

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Look on http://www.laptopvideo2go.com/ they modify the .inf file in drivers for desktop cards to enclude all mobile cards, so you may need to download a moddified .inf and put it in the folder where the nvidia installer extracts its temporary files overwritting the version that is already there. Usually C:\Nvidia\???\.... This bypasses the "hardware not supported" problem. Desktop drivers are perfectly fine to use on laptops using this meathod.
 

mindless728

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or you can look up the vendor code for your card and add it to the inf using the same drivers as the desktop card
 

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