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NVIDIA Optimus Display Driver for Windows 8.1 (64-bit) - ThinkPad L430

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NVIDIA Optimus Display Driver

259.7 MB
Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
9.18.13.2768 / 10.18.10.3412
3/11/2014
README for NVIDIA Optimus Display Driver

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Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
9.18.13.2768 / 10.18.10.3412
3/11/2014

This package installs the software (Display and Audio drivers) to enable the following devices.

  • NVIDIA NVS 5400M
  • Intel HD Graphics
  • Intel HD Graphics 4000
Contents
Supported ThinkPad Systems
Supported Operating System
Summary of Changes
Installation Instruction
Uninstallation Instruction
Determining which Version is Installed

 

Supported ThinkPad System
  • ThinkPad L430
Supported Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1  64-bit
Summary of Changes

Where:

  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function

Version <9.18.13.2768 / 10.18.10.3412>

  • (New) Added support for Lenovo QuickDisplay 1.2
  • (Fix) Removed Intel(Core 2011) driver.

Version <9.18.13.2680 / 10.18.10.3282 / 9.17.10.2875>

  • (New) Initial release.
Installation Instruction

Notes:

  • 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.
  • If your computer have previous version installed, please uninstall the previous version first before installing this driver version.
Manual Update

This section assumes to use Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer.

[Downloading file]

  1. Select 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 Save.
  4. Choose the folder you would like to download the file to and click Save.
    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 an administrator account.
  2. Locate the folder 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 the step 4.

[Install NVIDIA or Intel Software Separately]

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 select Finish to cancel installation.
  3. Locate the folder where the files were extracted selected in the step 9 of the Installing files section.
  4. For NVIDIA software, locate the NVIDIA folder. For Intel software, locate the Intel folder.
  5. Double-click/double-tap 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, select Continue Anyway.
Silent Installation

This is for system administrators' use 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 select 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 Instruction

Note:

  • Follow this order to uninstall both NVIDIA and Intel software. If Intel software is uninstalled first, the screen will become blank in the middle of the uninstallation of Intel software and be blank until the next restart.

[Manual Uninstall]

  1. Uninstall NVIDIA software. Refer to the Uninstalling NVIDIA Software section.
  2. Uninstall Intel software.  Refer to the Uninstalling Intel Software section.
  3. Restart the computer.

[Uninstalling NVIDIA Software]

[Mouse and Keyboard]

  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 select Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.

[Touch]

  1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
  2. From the Start screen, select Desktop.
  3. Swipe in from the right edge of the touchscreen to display the charm bar.
  4. Select Settings.
  5. Select Control Panel.
  6. Make sure "View by Category" is selected, and select Uninstall a program.
  7. Select NVIDIA Drivers, and select Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  8. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.

[Uninstalling Intel Software]

[Mouse and Keyboard]

  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 Intel(R) HD Graphics Driver, and select Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.

[Touch]

  1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
  2. From the Start screen, select Desktop.
  3. Swipe in from the right edge of the touchscreen to display the charm bar.
  4. Select Settings.
  5. Select Control Panel.
  6. Make sure "View by Category" is selected, and select Uninstall a program.
  7. Select Intel(R) HD Graphics Driver, and select Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  8. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.

Note: The utilities should be removed as well if they were installed with the Intel software.

Determining which version is installed

[Mouse and Keyboard]

  1. Hold down the Windows logo key and press X to open a menu at the lower-left area of the screen.
  2. Select Device Manager from the menu.
  3. Double-click the Display adapters category.
  4. Go to step 8.

(NVIDIA Graphics Driver)

  1. Double-click NVIDIA NVS 5400M.
  2. Select the Driver tab.
  3. Check Driver Version.
  4. Select Cancel.

(Intel Graphics Driver)

  1. Double-click either of the following devices.
    Intel(R) HD Graphics
    Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000
  2. Select the Driver tab.
  3. Check Driver Version.

[Mouse and Keyboard]

  1. Press the Windows logo button to display the Start screen.
  2. Swipe in from the bottom edge of the touchscreen to display the App bar.
  3. Select All Apps.
  4. Select Control Panel.
  5. Select Device Manager.
  6. Double-tap the Display adapters category.

(NVIDIA Graphics Driver)

  1. Double-tap NVIDIA NVS 5400M.
  2. Select the Driver tab.
  3. Check Driver Version.
  4. Select Cancel.

(Intel Graphics Driver)

  1. Double-tap either of the following devices.
    Intel(R) HD Graphics
    Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000
  2. Select the Driver tab.
  3. Check Driver Version.