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Alienware m17x r4 GTX 980m

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Hi guys,

 

I apologise in advance if this was asked before,

Basically I have acquired an AW m17x r4 with a faulty graphics card. The card was the 675m.

I just happen to have a GTX 980m out of a faulty MSI GT60. 

I did a fresh install of Windows 10 on the machine in UEFI mode with secure boot enabled however the card just shows up as Microsoft Basic Display Adopter and Nvidia Driver installer says there is no compatible hardware.

Is there a  way to make this card work? Something like a modified driver or perhaps a vBIOS flash? 

Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks guys!

 

Update:

Trying to flash a clevo vbios, but get board ID mismatch in nvflash

Board id E90C

vBIOS id E906

 

Could someone direct towards a compatible BIOS for this card?

Thanks!

Edited by Konrad

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Managed to get it by editing the INF file in the Nvidia driver

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I have the same setup. I swapped my stock 680m for a msi 4gb 980m. My card won't show up in the device manager. How did you get the driver installed Konrad?

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It seems that my laptop is picky on what driver version I can installed. After that I can update the drivers with the latest modded version. Odd but it works!

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PremaMod vBios or svl7 i think. but me too i can't find it and download it.

On 4/9/2018 at 08:27, BugMeNot said:

Qual è il miglior VBIOS per i 980m in m17xr4?

 

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