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nVidia GeForce GO 8700M GT SLI, v.176.78 XP32, A06

XPS M1730 / nVidia GeForce GO 8700M GT SLI XP32 Drivers

Fixes & Enhancements

folloing issue fixed:
1. No Display when starting M1730 system on battery power with 8700M graphics card.


Version 176.78 XP32, A06



Release date

21 Dec 2008

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:NVIDIA_-GEFORCE-GO-8700M-GT-_A06_R204466.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 57 MB
Format DescriptionThis 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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Applies to
GeForce GO 8700M GT SLI
Installation instructions
Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File for NVIDIA_-GEFORCE-GO-8700M-GT-_A06_R204466.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 NVIDIA_-GEFORCE-GO-8700M-GT-_A06_R204466.EXE.
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or
unzip to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R204466. 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\R204466 in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8.Follow the on-screen installation instructions.

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