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  • [Guide] Modding Nvidia OEM INF Files


    J95

    Below are steps written by our very own @J95

    on how to mod the nvidia driver inf for your notebook.

     

    - Extract drivers 7-Zip - 3xx.xx-notebook-win8-win7-64bit-international-whql\Display.Driver

    - Display.Driver folder, OEM INF list.

    nvaci.inf Acer, Gateway

    nvami.inf Asus

    nvaoi.inf Apple

    nvbli.inf HP

    nvcti.inf Compal

    nvcvi.inf Clevo

    nvdmi.inf Dell

    nvfmi.inf Fujitsu

    nvfui.inf Siemens

    nvhmi.inf HP

    nvloi.inf LG

    nvlti.inf lenovo

    NVMIi.inf MSI

    nvqni.inf NEC

    nvszci.inf Sony

    nvtdi.inf Toshiba Qosmio

    nvtsi.inf Toshiba

     

    - INF file structure.

    ; NVIDIA Windows (64 bit) Display INF file

    ; Copyright © NVIDIA Corporation. All rights reserved.

    [Version]

    Signature = "$Windows NT$"

    Provider = %NVIDIA%

    ClassGUID = {4D36E968-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}

    Class = Display

    DriverVer = 10/23/2013, 9.18.13.3165

    CatalogFile = NV_DISP.CAT

    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    [Manufacturer]%NVIDIA_A% = NVIDIA_SetA_Devices,NTamd64.6.0,NTamd64.6.1,NTamd64.6.2,NTamd64.6.3 (Windows versions 64-bit)

    NTamd64.6.0 Vista

    NTamd64.6.1 Win7

    NTamd64.6.2 Win8

    NTamd64.6.3 Win8.1

    1

    [NVIDIA_SetA_Devices.NTamd64.6.0] Vista

    %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F1.1028% = Section004, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_01F11028

    %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F2.1028% = Section004, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_01F21028

    %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.0228.1028% = Section004, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_02281028

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    2

    [NVIDIA_SetA_Devices.NTamd64.6.1] Win7

    %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.019C.1028% = Section001, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_019C1028

    %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F1.1028% = Section001, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_01F11028

    %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F2.1028% = Section001, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_01F21028

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    3

    [NVIDIA_SetA_Devices.NTamd64.6.2] Win8

    %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.019C.1028% = Section002, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_019C1028

    %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F1.1028% = Section002, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_01F11028

    %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F2.1028% = Section002, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_01F21028

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    4

    [NVIDIA_SetA_Devices.NTamd64.6.3] Win8.1

    %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.019C.1028% = Section003, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_019C1028

    %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F1.1028% = Section003, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_01F11028

    %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F2.1028% = Section003, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_01F21028

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    5

    [strings]

    DiskID1 = "NVIDIA Windows (64 bit) Driver Library Installation Disk 1"

    NVIDIA = "NVIDIA"

    NVIDIA_A = "NVIDIA"

    NVIDIA_DEV.0407.019C.1028 = "NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT "

    NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F1.1028 = "NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT"

    NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F2.1028 = "NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT "

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

     

    nvdmi.inf (Dell) e.g. Alienware M17xR2 GTX 680M - Win7

    - Device manager -> Display Adapters -> Details -> Device Description -> Hardware Ids.

    10DE&DEV = Nvidia, 11A0 = GTX 680M, 043A = M17XR2, 1028 = Dell (PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_11A0&SUBSYS_043A1028)

    PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_11A0&SUBSYS_05511028 = M17xR4/60Hz GTX 680M (Reference)

    - Edit only the "NTamd64 Section" that corresponds to your OS version + 5 "NVIDIA Windows (64 bit) Driver Library Installation Disk 1"

    Under [NVIDIA_SetA_Devices.NTamd64.6.1] 2 (Win7) search for "%NVIDIA_DEV.11A00551.1028% = Section210, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_11A0&SUBSYS_05511028" replace 0551 with 043A.

    - 5 "NVIDIA Windows (64 bit) Driver Library Installation Disk 1"

    [strings]

    NVIDIA_DEV.11A0.0551.1028 = "NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M " replace 0551 with 043A

     

    Notepad CTRL+H Method

    - Display.Driver folder -> open nvdmi.inf (notepad) CTRL+H -> Find What: 0551 Replace With: 043A -> Hit 'Replace All' -> Save.

    - C:\Nvidia...International\ -> run setup.exe.

     

    M17xR1 GTX 260M/280M/285M.

    - GTX 260M = 0618

    %NVIDIA_DEV.0618.02A2.1028% = Section033, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0618&SUBSYS_02A21028, replace 02A2 with 02A1

    - GTX 280M = 060A

    %NVIDIA_DEV.0618.02A2.1028% = Section033, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0618&SUBSYS_02A21028, replace both 0618 / 02A2 with 060A / 02A1 respectively.

    - 5 "NVIDIA Windows (64 bit) Driver Library Installation Disk 1"

    [strings]

    NVIDIA_DEV.060A.02A1.1028 = "NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M "

    NVIDIA_DEV.0618.02A1.1028 = "NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M "

     

    Notepad CTRL+H Method

    GTX 260M

    - Display.Driver folder -> open nvdmi.inf (notepad) CTRL+H -> Find What: 02A2 Replace With: 02A1 -> Hit 'Replace All' -> Save.

    - C:\Nvidia...International\ -> run setup.exe.

    GTX 280M

    1- Display.Driver -> open nvdmi.inf CTRL+H -> Find What: 02A2 Replace With: 02A1 -> Hit 'Replace All'

    2- Find What: 0618 Replace With: 060A -> ''Replace All'

    3- Find What: 260M Replace With: 280M -> 'Replace All' -> Save.

    4- C:\Nvidia...International\ -> run setup.exe

     

    GTX 285M

    1- Display.Driver -> open nvdmi.inf CTRL+H -> Find What: 043A Replace With: 02A1 -> Hit 'Replace All' -> Save

    2- C:\Nvidia...International\ -> run setup.exe

    - Windows 8 - disable driver signing.

    Command Prompt (Admin) Win key + X Type:

     

    bcdedit /set {current} testsigning yes

     

    -> "The operation completed successfully" -> reboot -> Install drivers.

    Exit test mode.

     

    bcdedit /set {current} testsigning no

     

    -> reboot.


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