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:

  • VPCF213FX
  • VPCF215FB
  • VPCF215FD
  • VPCF215FL
  • VPCF215FX
  • VPCF2190X
  • VPCF21AFX
  • VPCF2290X
  • VPCF22AFX
  • VPCF2390S
  • VPCF2390X
  • VPCL225FB
  • VPCL225FL
  • VPCL2290X
  • VPCL22CFX
  • VPCL22SFX
  • VPCL237FD
  • VPCL237FX
  • VPCL2390X

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility installs an updated version of the NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M driver to resolve the following issues:
  • A blue or black screen may occur when utilizing the WinDVD® and Windows® Media Center or NVIDIA® 3D Vision Video Player applications
  • Movie playback is not smooth when using the Windows Live Photo Gallery or Windows Live Movie Maker applications
  • The Stereo 3D function may disappear when running the 3D Mark06 software
  • The 3D function cannot be enable after resuming from sleep mode
  • Resolves an issue where you are unable to view video content properly when the Side by Side option is enabled
  • The 3D effect option is missing from the 3D menu when playing back a 3D Blu-ray disc™ movie
  • The LCD backlight becomes dim after closing the "Family Paint 3D" application
  • The brightness of the LCD cannot be adjusted using the FN + F5 or F6 key after closing the "Family Paint 3D" application
  • 3D glasses and the emitter no longer synchronize after updating the PlayMemories Home™ software
  • An error message "Internet Explorer has stopped working" may appear after closing Internet Explorer® 9

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows® 7 64-bit

File Info

File Name

  • EP0000600451.exe

File Version

  • 8.17.12.6970

File Size

  • 171.18 MB

Release Date

  • 07-02-2012

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 EP0000600451.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 EP0000600451.exe file to begin the installation.
  4. At the "User Account Control" screen, click "Yes".
  5. If the "Select Language" screen appears, select the language you wish to use, and then click "OK".
  6. At the "Select Country" screen, select the country for this installation, and then click "Next".
  7. At the "NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M Update Ver. 8.17.12.6970" screen, click "Next".
  8. At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "I Agree" to continue with the installation.
  9. At the "Finish" screen, click "Finish".
  10. 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 540M Update for 3D is complete.