Current (working) driver is 22.214.171.124 dated 2013-02-19I didn't note down the # and date of the updated driver before uninstalling it.
I had already returned a previous Aspire P3 171 (same model) because of video and Bluetooth problems a few days earlier. The earlier system was manufactured Nov 2013 ( around two months later than the current one).
Every single piece of your hardware needs a driver.
If you get a computer with no drivers installed, you won't be able to do anything: the mouse won't work, the screen will look messed up, you won't be able to connect anything via USB… Even though you could download drivers from hardware manufacturers' websites, it's not at all easy.
You try to launch your favorite game, but get an error message that states there is some problem with your NVIDIA graphics card.
No need to worry, because usually NVIDIA graphic card errors occur due to some Driver problem that you can easily fix by downloading and installing the latest NVIDIA Drivers.
Turning the mouse on and off fixed this temporarily but it soon happened again.
I went back to the restore point created by the driver install, which re-installed the old driver.To open Device Manger in Windows 7 or Windows Vista, perform these simple steps: In the Device Manager window, look for your NVIDIA device.If there is a yellow triangle, a question mark, or an exclamation point next to it, this means your NVIDIA device has encountered a problem.Did you know that your computer can’t run without device drivers?Every single device connected to your PC uses drivers to communicate with the operating system.CPU AMD A8/A10 RAM16.0GB Doble-Canal DDR3 @ 798MHz (9-9-10-27) MOTHERBOARD Micro-Star International Co. MS-176K (P0) Graphics 768MBATI AMD Radeon HD 8650G (MSI) 2048MBATI AMD Radeon HD8970M (MSI)Desactivar Cross Fire"Your graphics card is not compatible with the current graphics driver.