update does not apply to your system error when the system is corr

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Performance' started by Rogueninja, Feb 6, 2008.

  1. Rogueninja

    Rogueninja Guest

    I am trying to download an update that removes the "Driver has stopped
    working and Recovered" error but when I try to run the update (I have a
    Compaq T2080 Notebook with Windows Vista Home Premium) it says that it
    doesn't apply to my system. I downloaded the one for 32bit systems, so isn't
    that the right update? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
    Rogueninja, Feb 6, 2008
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    helpherb Guest

    Hard to say without knowing which update you are trying to install. Go here
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/ph/11732 and enter the update
    number and it will explain the applicability of the update.

    For example, the error message you mention (or one similar) occurs on
    systems with nVidia graphics cards and older drivers. If you try to install
    this and don't have and nVidia card, it won't install.
     
    helpherb, Feb 7, 2008
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    Rogueninja Guest

    Sorry, it was the KB940105-x86 update.
     
    Rogueninja, Feb 7, 2008
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    romanom Guest

    Check under installed updates to make sure it's not already installed. Also,
    not every update is for every system, many updates are specific to certain
    software/drivers and/or components.

    For installed update

    Control Panel > (left upper corner) View installed updates

    Check the list for KB940105 (FYI: didn't apply to my system either)

    http://support.microsoft.com/Default.aspx?kbid=940105
     
    romanom, Feb 7, 2008
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