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    [Alienware] Aftermarket Upgrades Driver Support - Modded INF


    J95

    Instructions for modifying the latest GeForce 361.91 WHQL driver inf to work with Alienware notebooks.

     

    GeForce 361.91 WHQL


        *Install drivers at your own risk* Windows 10 + GeForce Drivers are Killing Samsung and LG Notebook LCD Display Panels
          Uninstall both PrecisionX & MSI Afterburner (Keep RTSS) including screen overclocking tools *Still at risk*

     

           Requirements:

           Due to driver incompatibility (black screens, TDRs, BSODs...) with previous vBIOS versions you must flash latest @Prema's v2 980M & 970M (Please consider donating to Prema)


    • Win10/8.1 'F8' Boot options 'Safe Mode' & 'Disable driver Signing'
      cmd (Admin)
    bcdedit /set {default} bootmenupolicy legacy

     

            -> reboot -> F8 -> select 'Disable Driver Signature Enforcement' -> Install drivers

    • Run DDU "Clean & Shutdown (Safe Mode)
    • Extract driver using 7-Zip
    • Display.Driver folder,  copy/overwrite the proper .inf file
    • Extracted driver package,  run setup.exe  

           -> Keep these folders only <-

    361.75.thumb.PNG.cd5111f39779e9d64f24d39

     

     

        INF MOD v361.91

       

    nv_dispi.inf (including nvdmi.inf) PEG/Dedicated All Models: M15x, M17x, AW17 R1, M18x, AW18 R1 (including Optimus/M17xR4) excluding AW 2015 - GTX 980M , 970M , 965M , 880M , 870M , 860M , 780M , 770M , 765M , 680M , 675MX , 670MX , 660M

     

    nvcvi.inf: Optimus Alienware 17 / 05AA (only) GTX 980M - 970M - 965M

          

    Updated throttle free PEG MODs

     

    GeForce 353.00 PEG MOD Win7/8.1 - Full_Profiles_8_v353.00.txt

     

    GeForce 352.84 PEG MOD Win 10 - Full_Profiles_4_v352.84.txt...soon Done!

     

     

     

    GeForce 361.91 Win 7/8.1

    GeForce 361.91 Win10

     

     

    nv_dispi.inf_v361.91_Win7_8.1_PEG_Dedicated.zip

    nvcvi.inf_v361.91_Win7_8.1_Optimus_Alienware_17.zip

     

    nv_dispi.inf_v361.91_Win10_PEG_Dedicated.zip

    nvcvi.inf_v361.91_Win10_Optimus_Alienware_17.zip

     

     

    @thegh0sts

    120Hz models! NV v361.75 previously installed, set refresh rate to 60Hz before uninstalling drivers. DDU uninstall "Clean and restart",  Options: uncheck "Remove present and non-present monitors"

     

    DDU2.thumb.PNG.4070f614da472125a2264c0cf

     

    Continue original discussion here. 


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    I removed my previous intel drivers in safe mode using ddu. I was running peg with no Intel driver installed at all. After reboot windows comes to black screen and the restore point didn't save with previous working drivers. I am trying to see what's possible as I somehow need to install the drivers in safe mode but without signature verification and I'm not sure if that's possible. I'm guessing maybe installing Intel driver in safe mode may let me boot to start over again though I wanted to avoid that. Windows is also set to neverase update video drivers in Windows 10 as per DDU. Any ideas other than what I stated above? 

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