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:

  • SVL24117FLB
  • SVL24118FXB
  • SVL241190X
  • SVL24127CDB
  • SVL24127CLB
  • SVL241290X

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility will install the NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M driver and includes the following components:
  • NVIDIA High Definition Audio version 1.3.14.0
  • NVIDIA PhysX System Software version 9.12.0213
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision Driver version 296.69

This driver also resolves the yellow exclamation point error Device Manager Exclaimation Point Error that may appear in Device Manager next to "Standard VGA Graphics Adapter" which indicates that a driver is not installed for that device.

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows® 7 64-bit

File Info

File Name

  • NVDVID-00268593-0042.EXE

File Version

  • 8.17.12.9669

File Size

  • 212.62 MB

Release Date

  • 06-04-2012

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-00268593-0042.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-00268593-0042.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 GT 640M Ver.8.17.12.9669" 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 GT 640M Driver is complete.

NOTE: The Windows® Aero® feature may not be enabled after installing this driver. If you wish to use this feature, please enable an Aero desktop theme.

How to enable an Aero desktop theme
  1. At the Windows desktop, right-click and select "Personalize".
  2. At the "Change the visuals and sound on your computer" screen, select the desired Aero theme.
  3. To exit, click the "X" in the upper-right corner of the screen.