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M17x R4 with GTX 880 M problem

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hi guys, excuse my bad English!
i got some trouble with my alienware, i got a m17x R4 with gtx 880m (last owner swapped the video card) for a time and this week i just format with windows 10, and i can't install the video driver(nvidia), can someone help me?
i got the A12 Bios downloaded from the Dell support page and a 3D 120Ghz 1080p screen 

and again excuse my bad english ty guys1

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1- You have to download a driver with a modded inf. ->>>

Since yours is a 120Hz display, get the PEG inf.
2- Disable driver signature enforcement , then install driver.

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i cant download the INF file, its says 

Sorry, there is a problem

The page you are trying to access is not available for your account.

Error code: 2C171/1

Contact Us

i just contact them but i cant download, :(:( 

1 hour ago, Solo wing said:

1- You have to download a driver with a modded inf. ->>>

Since yours is a 120Hz display, get the PEG inf.
2- Disable driver signature enforcement , then install driver.

 

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