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T410 - Nvidia NVS m3100 - Color looks like its in 16bit even when 32bit is set

Question

The T410 with Nvidia NVS m3100 after updatig to GPU version 8.17.12.6721 / 1.2.22.1, the windows login screen looks like 16bit color depth despite 32bit color depth is set in the configuration.

Answer

Upgrade Nvidia driver to the 8.17.12.6824 / 1.2.23.3 graphic card driver and above.

 

Nvidia Versions

8.17.12.6824  (Graphics)
    1.2.23.3      (Audio)

 

For Windows 32bit

Nvidia File

Nvidia Text

 

For Windows 64bit

Nvidia File

Nvidia Text

 

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CHANGES IN THIS RELEASE
  Versions 8.17.12.6824  (Graphics)
           1.2.23.3      (Audio)

[Important updates]
  Nothing.

[New functions or enhancements]
  Nothing.

[Problem fixes]
- Fixed an issue where system crashes if system is powered on in a docking station
  with two Lenovo D221 monitors attached.
- Fixed an issue where LCD's display output looks like 16bit even in 32bit color
  depth. The output has very noticeable gradient. This happens after updating to
  driver version 8.17.12.6721.


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NunoLuz On 2011-08-15, 11:29 AM

Hi, I have the same problem on my T410s, but this driver wont work. My current driver is 280.26.

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