[Chimera-users] Problem with Nvidia Quadro FX 880M and Stereocopic view

Veli-Pekka Kestilä veli-pekka.kestila at helsinki.fi
Tue Feb 22 22:27:48 PST 2011

Hi Tom,

On 2/22/11 8:12 PM, Tom Goddard wrote:
> Hi Veli-Pekka,
> This is either a driver configuration problem or driver limitation or
> driver bug. Your driver is from Oct 2010 and there are newer ones. The
> following 266.58 driver was released Jan 18, 2011 and the notes say it
> adds support for various "3d vision notebooks". Maybe the new driver is
> needed.
> http://www.nvidia.com/object/notebook-win7-winvista-64bit-266.58-whql-driver.html

I installed back the newest driver and problem still persist. So it's 
problem either with driver or the card.
880M isn't very high end on the Quadro Cards.

> If it is a driver configuration problem, I don't know about that. Our
> expert on stereo and Windows is on vacation this week but can advise you
> next week.

Seems that I will be waiting for that. Thank you for your reply. And 
hope to hear from you next week.


> Tom
>> Hello,
>> I have problem with Nvidia Quadro FX 880M and Stereoscopic view. When I
>> switch the stereoscopic view on in Chimera it gives me following error:
>> stereo viewing (Unable to find hardware stereo support
>> (couldn't choose pixel format
>> Couldn't configure togl widget)).
>> I have installed the Quadro drivers version 259.57 in Windows 7 64bit.
>> And separate 3D driver for Quadro.
>> Greetings,
>> Veli-Pekka Kestilä

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