Applicable Models

IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.

This information is for the following models:

  • VGN-Z820D
  • VGN-Z820G
  • VGN-Z850G
  • VGN-Z870A
  • VGN-Z870TG
  • VGN-Z880G
  • VGNZ890
  • VGNZ890C
  • VGNZ890F
  • VGNZ890G
  • VGNZ890H
  • VGNZ890L1
  • VGNZ890L2
  • VGNZ890L3
  • VGNZ890L4
  • VGNZ890L5
  • VGNZ890L6
  • VGNZ890L7
  • VGNZ890L8
  • VGNZ890L9
  • VGNZ890S1
  • VGNZ890S2
  • VGNZ890S3
  • VGNZ890S4
  • VGNZ890S5
  • VGNZ890S6
  • VGNZ890S7
  • VGNZ890S8
  • VGNZ890T
  • VGNZ898H
  • VGNZ899GAB
  • VGNZ899GBB
  • VGNZ899GCB
  • VGNZ899GPB
  • VGNZ899GRB
  • VGNZ899GSB

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility updates the NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS video driver to version 8.16.11.8735 to resolve an issue where switching the graphics mode from STAMINA to SPEED fails after the computer resumes from sleep or hibernation mode.

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows® 7
  • Windows® 7 64-bit

File Info

File Name

  • NVDVID-00208041-764.EXE

File Version

  • 8.16.11.8735

File Size

  • 107.17 MB

Release Date

  • 10-13-2009

Before You Start


Important Notes

  • Before installing this driver, make sure the performance switch on the notebook is set for SPEED mode. If the notebook is set to STAMINA, slide the switch to SPEED and restart the computer.
  • During the installation of this file, be sure that you are logged in as the Administrator or as a user with Administrative rights.
  • To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  • It is highly recommended that you print out these instructions for use as a reference during the installation process.
  • It is necessary to uninstall the current version of the NVIDIA Graphics driver before installing this update.
How to uninstall the current version of the NVIDIA Graphics Driver
  1. Click "Start", and then click "Control Panel".
  2. At the "Control Panel" screen, click "Uninstall a program".
  3. At the "Uninstall or change a program" list, double-click "Nvidia Drivers".
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the uninstall of the NVIDIA drivers, and then restart the computer.
  5. After the uninstall procedure is complete, continue with the download and installation instructions below.

Download & Install


Download and Installation Instructions

  1. To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  2. Download the NVDVID-00208041-764.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  3. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the NVDVID-00208041-764.EXE file to begin the installation.
  4. At the "NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS Driver Update" screen, click "Next".
  5. At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "I Agree" to continue with the installation.
  6. At the pop-up screen, click "OK" to restart the computer.

After the computer restarts, the installation of the NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS Video Driver Update is complete.