For some reason I cannot get the drivers installed for my new card. The Add Hardware wizard cannot find the drivers for my card even when I point it directly to the folder containing the drivers on the cd that came with it, and if I try to use the installation utility that came on the cd it does not recognize my card.
The executable from nVidia do not recognize the card either.
Any suggestions? Am I the lucky person that gets the defective one?
What driver version are you trying to use ? I had to download the 169.02 version to get it to find my card despite having already the 169.01 version. I read that some people were able to use older drivers but not me. In fact my rl friend bought the Asus 8800GT and got it a day before me and he is on the 167.26 drivers. There is also a beta 169.04 driver on nvidia's site which supports the 8800GT.