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ForceWare 56.64 WHQL Win 2K|XP
On this page you can download ForceWare 56.64 WHQL Win 2K|XP.

Version: 56.64 WHQL
Publisher: NVIDIA
Date added: 2004-03-15 06:27:34
File Size: 9.6 MB MB
OS Support:
Downloads: 45333 downloads
Software type: Videocards - NVIDIA GeForce (XP 32-bit)

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Software Description

Windows 2000/XP - WHQL certified

Attention - this is the OLD download section of, click here to visit the new and up-to date one. ImageThis is ForceWare 56.64 the newest NVIDIA reference graphics card driver. The driver has already passed WHQL for all cards, WHQL means Microsoft tested and approved. We quickly ran some tests with these drivers and from what we can tell they are great. I think the UT 2004 bug was fixed as it ran brilliantly on our test system.

ForceWare 56.64 has been virus-checked and recompressed by us if you grab it from our mirors. This is the full international WHQL version, we saved quite a few MB's due to recompression and it's now 9.6 MB which i think is an acceptable download size. The NVIDIA ForceWare Release 55 graphics driver includes many features, enhancements, and bug fixes and gives users a broad range of productivity-enhancing tools. The .inf source file revealed no new graphics cards except support for PCI-Express which we'll likely learn a lot of once CeBIT 2004 has passed.

The files within the archive have a 3 March 2004 build date making this the absolute hottest and thus newest set available. This is a full official NVIDIA reference set.

There are several discussion threads running on these drivers in our forums, look at or participate in them here.

Some of theá Issues Resolved in Version 56.64

  • GeForce FX 5700/5700 Ultra/5950 Ultra, Windows XP: Rendering problems in Splinter Cell buffer shadow mode.
  • Image Sharpening is being applied by default, causing text to appear thinner on some CRTs.
  • GeForce FX 5700/5700 Ultra, Ravenshield: Corruption occurs in the game after a party member death.
  • All GeForce FX, Windows XP: Intermittently, Warcraft III videos are not displayed properly on some systems.
  • GeForce FX 5950 Ultra, Windows XP: nView Setup Wizard lacks 16-bit color choice.
  • Quadro NVS, Windows XP: After turning off Span-over-Span, the display properties panel stops responding when selecting the Quadro NVS page.
  • Quadro NVS, Windows XP: Flight.exe OpenGL has stripes of bad rendering on dual Quadro NVS cards.
  • Quadro NVS 280 AGP + Quadro NVS 280 PCI, Windows 2000: Driver does not install with SETUP.EXE.
  • Windows XP: Black horizontal lines in Need for Speed Hot Pursuit 2.
  • Quadro NVS, Windows XP: Driver causes blue-screen crash.
  • Geforce2, Windows XP: Command and Conquer - Generals game back screen is black
  • Geforce4 MX, Windows XP: Rendering problems with Armies of eXigo
  • GeForce FX 5950 Ultra, Windows XP: 8xAA isn't working in Flight Simulator 2004.
  • GeForce3 Ti, Windows XP/2000: VBO alt-tab crash
  • Windows XP: PAL-M is incorrectly outputting 50 Hz instead of 60 Hz.
  • nView Setup Wizard, Windows NT 4.0: Display mode, resolution and bit depth are not set properly when Span or Clone mode are selected in wizard
  • GeForce FX 5700, Windows Me: WinDVD/PowerDVD hangs in nView Clone mode with video mirror enabled.

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