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Driver Details

nVidia GeForce 7900 GS 256, v.84.40, A00
Initial release WHQL driver for Nvidia GeForce 7900GS
Release Date 7/25/2006
Importance: Optional
Version: 84.40,A00

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Description: This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
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File Size: 21MB

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Initial release WHQL driver for Nvidia GeForce 7900GS

Level of Importance:Optional

Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.


Dimension 9150/XPS 400
Dimension 9200
XPS 400/Dimension 9150
XPS 410
XPS 600
XPS 700 Jet Black
XPS 710 H2C
Operating Systems
MS Windows XP

Applies to

  • GeForce 7900 GS 256

Fixes & Enhancements

These fixes/enhancements refer to the driver version available under the "Download Now" link found above. Initial release WHQL driver for Nvidia GeForce 7900GS

Installation instructions

Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File for R122611.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 R122611.EXE.
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or 
unzip to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R122611. 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\R122611 in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8.Follow the on-screen installation instructions.            


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