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nVidia Geforce 8800 GT, v.174.74 XP32, A02
nVidia 174.74 WHQL Driver for HMGA16 NVIDIA GEFORCE 8800 GT
Release Date 5/18/2008
Importance: Recommended
Version: 174.74 XP32,A02

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nVidia 174.74 WHQL Driver for HMGA16 NVIDIA GEFORCE 8800 GT

Level of Importance:Recommended

Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).


XPS 420
XPS 630
XPS 630 XP
XPS 720 Black
XPS 720 H2C
XPS 730
Operating Systems
MS Windows XP

Applies to

  • Geforce 8800 GT

Fixes & Enhancements

Issue fixes: -- Compatibility issue with Roxio My DVD. -- High TMDS EMI emissions when HMGA16 enables SLI feature on Vista desktop

Installation instructions

Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File for R184968.exe


1.Click Download Now, to download the file.
2.When the File Download window appears, click Save (Windows XP 
users will click Save) this program to disk and click OK.  The Save In: 
window appears. 
3.From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to 
select Desktop and click Save.  The file will download to your desktop.
4.If the Download Complete window appears, click Close.  The file 
icon appears on your desktop.


1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled R184968.exe.
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or 
unzip to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R184968. Write down this path so the executable (I.e. 
Setup.exe) file can be found later.
3.The Self-Extractor window appears.
4.Click OK.
5.After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extractor 
window is still open, close it.
6.Click the Start button and then click Run.
7.Type C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R184968 in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8.Follow the on-screen installation instructions.            


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