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C:\Program Files\NVIDIA -- window pops up

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by VeraLenora, Nov 9, 2011.

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  1. VeraLenora

    VeraLenora Thread Starter

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    Two problems.

    1.) When I start my computer these days, a window pops up titled C:\Program Files\NVIDIA.
    It contains a file folder icon and an Nvidia file.

    2.) In my control panels, I also have Nvidia Nview Desktop Manager, but when I click on it I receive an error loading message, and 'the specified module could not be found'.

    I was looking at the Nvidia Control panel a couple of months ago, trying to figure out this and that, and I ran 'Tune System' and some other options. (By the way, there was a big improvement in the games I play.) I must have accidentally done something else to create the pop up window, and error messages, but I don't know what.

    Does anyone have any suggestions?

    (I did do a search on this topic, but while I saw other Nvidia problems I didn't see anything about these problems.)

    Thank you.



    Vera Lenora
    Scottville, MI
     
  2. Phantom010

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    Try uninstalling your NVIDIA software and reinstalling it.
     
  3. flavallee

    flavallee Trusted Advisor

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    The current driver version for the NVIDIA GeForce 6200 for Windows XP is 285.58 and was released about 2 weeks ago.

    http://www.nvidia.com/object/winxp-285.58-whql-driver.html

    Download and save it, then close all open windows first, then install it.

    It should overwrite and replace the old version you have.

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    None of the NVIDIA-related startup entries need to remain checked.

    Start - Run - MSCONFIG - OK - "Startup" tab

    None of the NVIDIA-related service entries need to be on Automatic. They can be set on Manual.

    Start - Run - SERVICES.MSC - OK

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