Dell Inspiron E1705 Notebook running WIndows 8.1 Pro with the NVIDIA GeForce GO 7900 GS graphics card

UPDATE!!! I used the "Update Driver" button in the display driver properties window, selected "let me choose…" used the "have disk" button, browsed to where the NVidia Go 7 Series installer had unzipped all the driver files, chose the folder with all the .inf files in it, clicked the "open" button, saw a new list of all NVidia cards the installer was supposed to support, chose my laptop\’s card model, and then walked through the rest of the steps, waited through several long blank screen periods, then found myself at a proper 1920×1200 desktop with the NVidia display driver installed and the NVidia display settings panel installed and working properly, AND the Futuremark 8 score damn near doubled with no other changes besides the NVidia driver. So it CAN be done after all, just not through the setup installer method like anyone would expect. The 3xx.xx 7 Series desktop drivers all refuse to install for the Go 7 Series (laptop) cards through any process including this manual selection method. If you have a legacy Go Series card (laptop) you will need the 197.xx drivers from the nvidia website downloads area to make this work. Supposedly some gaming guys have used hacked .inf files to install much newer desktop driver versions for their Go Series laptop card but for now I\’m not even going to go there…I have no idea if this will work on 32-bit systems or not. I also don\’t know if this works when upgrading from 8 or 8.1 to 10 as I had Windows 7 Pro x64 before I did the Windows 10 upgrade. I hope this info proves helpful to anyone else with an E1705, XPS_M1710, or 9400 Dell laptop with the nvidia video card option, or anyone else too. New info: Someone with a HP dv6000 laptop was also able to follow my step by step instructions for this issue that are located in a post on the nvidia forums and get their HP laptop working on Windows 10 too!

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