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NVIDIA the First GPU Company to Ship Windows Vista WHQL Drivers – Now Available on

Industry’s first available GPU Drivers for Vista, Certified by the Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL), now available for public download

BANGALORE, INDIA—OCTOBER 20 2006—NVIDIA, the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, announces that its first publicly available Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) graphics driver is currently ready and available for download for Windows Vista. NVIDIA offers these certified drivers for the industry’s broadest range of graphics processing units (GPUs), supporting over 100 different products.

Windows Vista WHQL certification will benefit users in a number of ways:

  • Windows Vista Premium-ready GPUs for consumer (NVIDIA GeForce), professional (NVIDIA Quadro) and mobile (NVIDIA GeForce Go) deliver crisp photos and videos and incredible application and system performance on all PC platforms
  • A full range of products, from low-cost mainstream solutions to the highest performing gaming and workstation GPUs, available to OEMs and system builders to build Windows Vista PCs
  • Solutions for any consumer or business looking to “Get Ready” for Windows Vista, whether they plan to buy a brand new PC or upgrade their current PC
  • Certification for NVIDIA GPUs built since November 2002. Many customers who have bought graphics cards with NVIDIA GPUs over the last four years are now certified to work with Windows Vista

NVIDIA Windows Vista WHQL certified driver is now available to download here:

The list of WHQL certified NVIDIA solutions for Windows Vista can be found here:

Windows Hardware Quality Labs certified solutions are essential in helping PC users plan for the move to Windows Vista. Certification identifies products that are easy to install and work well with Microsoft’s latest operating system. For more details and to see how to configure a new PC or upgrade a current PC for Windows Vista, visit:

NVIDIA Corporation
NVIDIA Corporation is the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies. The Company creates innovative, industry-changing products for computing, consumer electronics, and mobile devices. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA and has offices throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas. For more information, visit