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:

  • VPCL231FX
  • VPCL232FX
  • VPCL233GX
  • VPCL234FX
  • VPCL235FD
  • VPCL235FL
  • VPCL235FX
  • VPCL236FX
  • VPCL237FD
  • VPCL237FX
  • VPCL2390X
  • VPCL23BFX
  • VPCL243FL
  • VPCL245FL

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility will install the originally shipped version of the NVIDIA GeForce 315M GPU / GT 540M GPU driver.

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows® 7 64-bit

File Info

File Name

  • NVDVID-00254916-0042.EXE

File Version

  • 8.17.12.6901

File Size

  • 172.06 MB

Release Date

  • 09-06-2011

Before You Start


Important Notes

  • 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.

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-00254916-0042.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-00254916-0042.EXE file to begin the installation.
  4. At the "User Account Control" screen, click "Yes".
  5. At the "Select Country" screen, select the country for this installation, and then click "Next".
  6. At the "NVIDIA GeForce 315M GPU / GT 540M GPU Ver.8.17.12.6901" screen, click "Next".
  7. At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "I Agree" to continue with the installation.
  8. At the "Finished" screen, click "Finish".
  9. At the "This system must be restarted to complete the installation " screen, click "OK" to restart the computer.

After the computer restarts, the installation of the NVIDIA GeForce 315M GPU / GT 540M GPU Driver is complete.

NOTE: The desktop theme may have changed after installing this driver. If you wish to use Windows® Aero™, enable the Windows Aero desktop theme.

How to enable the Windows Aero desktop theme.
  1. At the Windows desktop, right-click and select "Personalize".
  2. At the "Personalization" screen, under "Aero Themes", click the icon for your desired theme.
  3. After selecting your desktop theme, you may close the window.