NVIDIA® GeForce 8600 GTS Driver Update

This update improves graphics stability.

1. Download this file and save it to a download directory (note this directory for later reference.)
2. Close all running programs.
3. Go to the download directory and double-click "NVDVID-01422003-UN.exe".
4. Click "Continue" at the User Account dialog box.
5. Wait while the Wizard performs the requested operation.
6. Click Finish when the file extraction is completed.
7. Open Device Manager (click Start > type, without quotes, "Device Manager" in Start Search box > press Enter.
8. Expand "Display adapters" and right-click "NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS"
9. Select "Uninstall", check "Delete the driver software for this device", and then click OK.
10. Click Yes to restart your computer.
11. Wait until the computer has restarted and Vista has finished loading.
12. Open Device Manager (repeat steps 7 above.)
13. Expand "Display adapters" and right-click "Standard VGA Graphics Adapter".
14. Select Update driver" and click "Browse my computer for driver software".
15. Select "Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer" and click "Have Disk..."
16. Browse to the folder "C:\Update\NVDVID-01422003\"
17. Select "nvsy", click Open, and click OK.
18. Click Next and wait while the Wizard installs the driver software.
19. Click Close when the installation is completed and click Yes to restart your computer.

To verify that the installation is successful:
1. Open Device Manager > expand Display adapters > double-click "NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS" > click Driver tab.
2. Driver Date is: 2007/04/17 (Y/M/D).
3. Driver Version is:
4. Digital Signature is: Microsoft Windows Hardware Compatibility Publisher.

File Info

File Name

  • NVDVID-01422003-UN.exe

File architecture

  • 32 bit

File Size

  • 48.82 Mb

Release Date

  • 26-11-2007