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NVIDIA Display Driver for Windows 2000/XP version 185.85, 04/30/2009


Operating systems supported

Microsoft Windows XP Home
Microsoft Windows 2000/XP Professional
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server

File list
ALIAGP.SYS - AGP support file for Aladdin TNT2
DMCPL.EXE - NVIDIA nView control panel
GENERIC.TVP - NVIDIA nView generic desktop profile
KEYSTONE.EXE - NVIDIA NVKeystone application
NV4_DISP.DLL - NVIDIA display driver
NV4_DISP.INF - Windows 2000/XP display driver information file for NVIDIA
NV4_MINI.SYS - NVIDIA miniport driver
NVCPL.DLL - NVIDIA display properties extension
NVCPL.HLP - NVIDIA display properties extension help file
NVIEW.DLL - NVIDIA nView desktop and window manager
NVIEWIMG.DLL - NVIDIA nView image library
NVINSTNT.DLL - NVIDIA installation/uninstallation support file
NVMCTRAY.DLL - NVIDIA media center library
NVSHELL.DLL - NVIDIA desktop explorer
NVSVC32.EXE - NVIDIA Windows 2000/XP helper service
NVTUICPL.CPL - NVIDIA nView control panel
NVWCPLEN.HLP - NVIDIA nView help file
NWIZ.EXE - NVIDIA nView wizard
README.TXT - The file you're reading

Installation instructions
1. These drivers must be installed by a user with Windows 2000/XP Administrator
privileges. Please consult your system administrator or Microsoft
Windows 2000/XP User's Manual for more information on Administrator

2. Start Microsoft Windows 2000/XP.

3. From the Start menu, select Settings.

4. Select Control Panel.

5. Select System.

6. Select Device Manager.

7. Under Display adapters, select the name of the NVIDIA adapter you have
installed. If you do not see a Display adapters option, or if your NVIDIA
adapter is not listed, under Other Devices, select Video Controller (VGA

8. Select the Driver tab.

9. Select Update Driver.

10. Select Next.

11. Select Next.

12. Verify that "Specify a location" has a check mark next to it. If it does
not, click in the box next to "Specify a location" to place a check mark
in the box. Select Next.

13. Enter the path to the NVIDIA drivers in the "Copy manufacturer's files
from:" dialog. Select OK.

14. If you get a dialog box that states "A suitable driver for this device
is already installed.", click in the box next to "Install one of the
other drivers" to place a check mark in the box, then select Next.

Otherwise, select Next, then proceed to step 16.

15. Select the following driver from the list. NVIDIA RIVA TNT is used an
example; make sure to select your NVIDIA adapter from the list.

Description Provider Manufacturer Location

----------- -------- ------------ --------

Select Next.

16. Select Finish.

17. Select Close.

18. Windows 2000/XP will ask if you wish to restart the computer. Select Yes.

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