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gazzacbr
10-25-2013, 01:22 PM
Hi,
can anyone recommend a graphics driver for windows xp (and server 2003) for the GTX 770M?
i tried a couple from nvidia but they would not load, ''cannot find suitable hardware''
thanks

villiansv
10-25-2013, 01:36 PM
Seems nvidia doesn't support these on XP. Try filtering for XP 64-bit on http://laptopvideo2go.com/drivers and see if their modified drivers work. server 2003 should be able to use the xp drivers.


Personal opinion - why xp/2003? It does nothing better than 7/8, memory management is worse, and if you absolutely need XP for a legacy program, virtualbox is a much better solution.

gazzacbr
10-25-2013, 05:17 PM
@villiansv: are you sure 64bit drivers will work on 32bit?????
EDIT: i just realised that i didnt actually state 32bit....
well thanks for your opinion but... i actually need 2003 server 32bit for some old CAD software.
it is very hard to manually install the software as it needs an oracle database but I will try a virtual box install if all else fails.
i have a virtual box of both xp and server 2003 and will give the cad software a try if i cant get some ''real'' drivers.

villiansv
10-25-2013, 05:25 PM
I assumed you installed 64-bit to take advantage of the >4gb ram. Laptopvideo2go also have 32-bit xp drivers, so you can try those. However, virtualbox will be plenty fast for most software, unless you're talking games (where proper video drivers come into play). From the sound of it, your software is more office/work-oriented, so VirtualBox is the better option for you. Not to mention it allows you to use a modern version of windows, while your custom software is quietly ticking away in a minimized (or fullscreen!) virtualbox window.

gazzacbr
10-26-2013, 06:53 PM
Hi,
ok, thanks, i will keep searching and trying then. Laptopvideo2go drivers i've tried dont have the 770M.
i tried modding a couple of inf's but still no luck.
as i said, the software is cad so i really need the graphics.
i also maybe didnt mention that i multiboot the laptop. i have the original (modern) win 8, a win 8.1 to test, win 7 64bit, win xp, server 2003 etc