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NVIDIA Optimus/Discrete Display Driver for Windows 8 (32-bit) - ThinkPad

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NVIDIA Optimus/Discrete Display Driver
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136.5 MB
Windows 8 (32-bit)
9.18.13.1269/1.3.18.0
12/2/2013
README for NVIDIA Optimus/Discrete Display Driver

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Windows 8 (32-bit)
9.18.13.1269/1.3.18.0
12/2/2013

This package installs the software (NVIDIA display drivers) to enable the following devices.

Device name Device name in the Device Manager
NVIDIA NVS 3100M NVIDIA NVS 3100M
NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M

On Optimus model, this driver package does not include Intel driver. User needs to use Windows 8 Intel (Inbox) Graphics driver. Before installing NVIDIA driver package, please make sure that Windows 8 Intel (Inbox) Graphics driver was installed and configured.

Refer to marketing materials to find out what computer models support this software.

If this package has been installed, updating (overwrite-installing) this package will fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions as noted below.

This program is language independent and can be used with any language system.

Contents
Supported ThinkPad Systems
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of changes
Installation instructions
Uninstallation instructions
Determining which version is installed

 

Supported ThinkPad Systems
  • T410, T410i, T410s, T410si (NVIDIA Optimus/Discrete models)
  • T510, T510i (NVIDIA Optimus/Discrete models)
  • W510 (NVIDIA Discrete models)
Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 8 32-bit
Summary of Changes

Where:

  • < > Version number
  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function

Version 9.18.13.1269/1.3.18.0 (6idg22ww)

  • (Fix) Fixed a possible security exploit in NVIDIA's GPU software.

Version 9.18.13.1100/1.3.18.0 (6idg21ww)

  • (Fix) Fixed a possible security exploit in NVIDIA's display driver service for Discrete mode.
  • (Fix) Fixed a security vulnerability in NVIDIA's software services for Discrete  mode.

Version 9.18.13.1100/1.3.18.0 (6idg20ww)

  • (Fix) Fixed a possible security exploit in NVIDIA's display driver service.
  • (Fix) Fixed a security vulnerability in NVIDIA's software services.

Note:
Please refer to the README file in the attachment table for a complete list of changes fixed by this driver update.

Installation Instructions

Note:

  • If your computer runs satisfactorily now, it may not be necessary to update the software. To determine if you should update the software, refer to the Version Information section.
Manual Install

This section assumes to use Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer.

[Downloading file]

  1. Click once on the underlined file name. Once this is done, some pop-up windows will appear.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  3. In the window to choose Run or Save, click the Save button.
  4. Choose the folder you would like to download the file to and click the Save button. A different window will appear and the download will begin and complete. Once the download has completed, there may or may not be a message stating that the download completed successfully.

[Extracting file]

  1. Make sure to be logged on with administrative account.
  2. Locate the directory where the file was downloaded.
  3. Locate the file that was downloaded and double-click it.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  5. In the "Select Destination Location" window, click Next. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse.
  6. In the "Ready to Install" window, click Install. All the necessary files will be extracted to the folder selected in the step 9.

[Installing files]

  1. Make sure the checkbox next to "Install ..... now" is checked and click Finish.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation and restart the computer.

Finally delete the file saved in Step 4.

Install NVIDIA driver manually

Note: This section assumes to use Windows Explorer.

  1. Refer to the Manual Install section, and download and extract the file.
  2. In the step 11 of the Installing files section, uncheck the checkbox next
    to "Install ..... now", and then click Finish to cancel installation.
  3. Locate the folder where the files were extracted selected in the step 9 of the Installing files section.
  4. Locate the NVIDIA folder.
  5. Double-click the SETUP.EXE file.
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation and restart the computer. If "Hardware installation" or "Software installation" window appears, click Continue Anyway.
Silent Install

Note: This is intended for system administrators only.

  1. Refer to the "Manual Install" section, and download and extract the file.
  2. In the step 11 of the "Installing files" section, uncheck the checkbox next to "Install ..... now", and then click Finish to cancel installation.
  3. At the command line, execute setup.bat with the -s option.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\setup.bat -s
Uninstallation Instructions
  1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
  2. Hold down the Windows logo key and press X to open a menu at the lower-left area of the screen.
  3. Select Programs and Features from the menu.
  4. Select NVIDIA Drivers, and click Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation.
Determining which version is installed
  1. Hold down the Windows logo key and press X to open a menu at the lower-left area of the screen.
  2. Right-click Computer, and then click Properties.
  3. At the left pane, click Device Manager.
  4. Double-click the Display adapters category.
  5. Double-click NVIDIA NVS 3100M/NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M.
  6. Click the Driver tab.
  7. Check Driver Version.

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  • Last Updated :6/23/2014
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