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Vista Quality Assurance


NVIDIA is committed to supporting Microsoft Windows Vista on current and previous GPU generations. It's important to us that you have an excellent experience through the Vista transition, and driver development is the highest priority in our company.

Here's a list of the current Windows Vista drivers and the product support they provide:

  1. v169.12 – Beta driver for GeForce 6, 7 and GeForce 8 series
  2. v163.75 - WHQL driver for GeForce 6, 7 and GeForce 8 series
  3. v96.85 - Final WHQL certified for GeForce FX Series
  4. WHQL driver packages for nForce 4, nForce 5 series and nForce 6 series MCPs, are available to download from

If you are using a Notebook PC with a GeForce Go graphics processor and looking for a Windows Vista graphics driver, please visit the notebook manufacturer’s support site.

We are working diligently to make sure we achieve and maintain the level of driver quality and reliability that NVIDIA is known for. Over the coming weeks NVIDIA and our partners, along with the industry, will continue to update Windows Vista drivers to ensure maximum performance on 3D applications and add feature support.

For those of you that are using Windows Vista and experiencing any problems, we’ve set up this website, including a bug reporting tool for end users to submit their experiences to NVIDIA.

Our product managers will be reviewing this information daily and will be contacting users to help resolve any issues they might be experiencing.

Report a bug with the NVIDIA graphics driver.