Monthly Archives: August 2007

nVidia Video drivers 163.44 Beta..

Published on: Author: Mike Hall Leave a comment

The nVidia video driver situation appears to be finally getting ‘beta’ with this latest release. I ran Age of Empires III last night, and while I did not notice more detail necessarily, the game ran smoother than it has done since making the transition from XP to Vista. I still only get a 3.5 game… Continue reading nVidia Video drivers 163.44 Beta..

AC97 Sound Drivers – Vista 32bit..

Published on: Author: Mike Hall 3 Comments

Just recently, I noticed that sound through my speakers and headset was a little ‘buzzy’. I don’t remember doing anything to make it so, no updates or anything like that but, suddenly listening to music was not a pleasureable experience.  So I set off in search of drivers. The RealTek website is presently sporting version 6243_Vista_APO which,… Continue reading AC97 Sound Drivers – Vista 32bit..

Vista Updates..

Published on: Author: Mike Hall Leave a comment

There are two Vista updates available now in the wild that, at the time of writing, have yet to appear in WU. The two KB’s, 938194 and 938979, cover performance and stability issues, one in particular being file copy/transfer speeds across local drives and networks. Re. copying files, the situation has improved somewhat. My timings are based… Continue reading Vista Updates..