Acer Aspire 5742 Driver Download (Official)

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Acer Aspire 5742 Driver Download (Official)
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Supported Models

Aspire 5742 Driver

NVIDIA 3D Vision Glasses Driver

NVIDIA 3D Vision Pro Embedded Hub Driver

NVIDIA 3D Vision Pro Hub Driver

NVIDIA 3D Vision RF Controller Driver

NVIDIA GeForce 310M Driver

NVIDIA GeForce 610M Driver

NVIDIA GeForce GT 320M Driver

NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M Driver

NVIDIA GeForce GT 415M Driver

NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M Driver

NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M Driver

NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M Driver

NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M Driver

NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M Driver

Manufacturers

Acer

NVIDIA

Supported Operating Systems

Windows 8

File Name

VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_W8x86U_A.zip (192.0 MB)

Versions

9.18.13.0630 (19-Oct-2012)

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Uploader Notes

VGA Driver File

Uploaded By

Shanmugasundaramg (DG Staff Member) on 15-May-2013

Supported Devices

NVIDIA 3D Vision Glasses

Manufacturer NVIDIA
Class USB
Hardware Ids

USB\VID_0955&PID_700C

USB\VID_0955&PID_700E&MI_00

Compatible Hardware Ids No Compatible Hardware Ids found.

NVIDIA 3D Vision Pro Embedded Hub

Manufacturer NVIDIA
Class USB
Hardware Ids

USB\VID_0955&PID_700A

Compatible Hardware Ids No Compatible Hardware Ids found.

NVIDIA 3D Vision Pro Hub

Manufacturer NVIDIA
Class USB
Hardware Ids

USB\VID_0955&PID_7004

Compatible Hardware Ids No Compatible Hardware Ids found.

NVIDIA 3D Vision RF Controller

Manufacturer NVIDIA
Class USB
Hardware Ids

USB\VID_0955&PID_7008

USB\VID_0955&PID_700D&MI_00

Compatible Hardware Ids No Compatible Hardware Ids found.

NVIDIA GeForce 310M

NVIDIA GeForce 610M

NVIDIA GeForce GT 320M

NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M

NVIDIA GeForce GT 415M

NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M

NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M

Manufacturer NVIDIA
Class Display
Hardware Ids

PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0DF0&SUBSYS_04631025

Compatible Hardware Ids No Compatible Hardware Ids found.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M

NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M

NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M

NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M

NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M

NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE

Manufacturer NVIDIA
Class Display
Hardware Ids

PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0FD3&SUBSYS_07131025

PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0FD3&SUBSYS_07171025

Compatible Hardware Ids No Compatible Hardware Ids found.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M

Manufacturer NVIDIA
Class Display
Hardware Ids

PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0FD1&SUBSYS_06861025

PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0FD1&SUBSYS_068B1025

Compatible Hardware Ids No Compatible Hardware Ids found.

NVIDIA High Definition Audio

NVIDIA Stereoscopic 3D USB controller

Manufacturer NVIDIA
Class USB
Hardware Ids

USB\VID_0955&PID_7001

USB\VID_0955&PID_7002

USB\VID_0955&PID_7003

USB\VID_0955&PID_7009

USB\Vid_0955&Pid_0007

Compatible Hardware Ids No Compatible Hardware Ids found.

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/DisplayDriver.nvi 42.0 KB 10 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/DisplayDriverExt.dll 1.1 MB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/NVCPLSetupInt.exe 69.9 MB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/OpenCL.dl_ 30.7 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/dbInstaller.exe 200.6 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/license.txt 21.9 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/nvEncodeAPI.dl_ 185.6 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/nvac.cat 277.2 KB 7 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/nvac.inf 212.0 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/nvapi.dl_ 1.2 MB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/nvcompiler.dl_ 8.2 MB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/nvcuda.dl_ 4.3 MB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/nvcuvenc.dl_ 913.1 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/nvcuvid.dl_ 1.5 MB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/nvd3d9wrap.dl_ 140.8 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/nvd3dum.dl_ 8.7 MB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/nvdet.dl_ 1.4 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/nvdispco32.dll 1.0 MB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/nvdispgenco32.dll 888.2 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/nvdrsdb.bi_ 466.0 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/nvdxgiwrap.dl_ 110.6 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/nvinfo.pb 13.0 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/nvinit.dl_ 128.5 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/nvkflt.sy_ 86.9 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/nvlddmkm.sy_ 6.6 MB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/nvoglv32.dl_ 8.7 MB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/nvopencl.dl_ 3.6 MB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/nvpciflt.sy_ 16.0 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/nvumdshim.dl_ 371.8 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Driver/nvwgf2um.dl_ 6.9 MB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Optimus/Optimus.nvi 1.8 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Optimus/OptimusExt.dll 1.0 MB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Optimus/acpigold.mof 713 bytes 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Update/ComUpdatus.exe 1.0 MB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Update/DisplayUpdate.nvi 19.6 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Update/EasyDaemonAPIU32.dll 634.7 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Update/EasyDaemonAPIU64.dll 778.1 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Update/UpdateCommon.nvi 11.3 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Update/UpdateExt.dll 1.0 MB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Update/WLMerger.exe 190.3 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Update/daemonu.exe 1.3 MB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Update/nvupdt32.dll 2.8 MB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Update/nvupdt64.dll 3.5 MB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Update/nvupdtr32.dll 980.3 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Display.Update/nvupdtr64.dll 980.8 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/EULA.txt 8.2 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/HDAudio/HDAudio.nvi 10.4 KB 3 Jul 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/HDAudio/HDAudioExt.dll 350.1 KB 3 Jul 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/HDAudio/nvapo32v.dll 67.4 KB 3 Jul 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/HDAudio/nvapo64v.dll 72.6 KB 3 Jul 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/HDAudio/nvhda.cat 21.5 KB 28 Aug 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/HDAudio/nvhda.inf 74.9 KB 28 Aug 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/HDAudio/nvhda32.sys 124.3 KB 3 Jul 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/HDAudio/nvhda32v.sys 149.4 KB 3 Jul 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/HDAudio/nvhda64.sys 156.5 KB 3 Jul 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/HDAudio/nvhda64v.sys 189.3 KB 3 Jul 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/HDAudio/nvhdagenco32.dll 884.1 KB 3 Jul 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/HDAudio/nvhdagenco64.dll 1.5 MB 3 Jul 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/HDAudio/nvhdap32.dll 28.0 KB 3 Jul 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/HDAudio/nvhdap64.dll 31.1 KB 3 Jul 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NV3DVision/3DVision_306.30.exe 22.4 MB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NV3DVision/NV3DVision.nvi 15.4 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NV3DVision/NV3DVisionExt.dll 305.5 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NV3DVisionUSB.Driver/NVIRUSB.nvi 16.3 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NV3DVisionUSB.Driver/NVIRUSBExt.dll 842.6 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NV3DVisionUSB.Driver/nvir3dgenco32.dll 888.2 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NV3DVisionUSB.Driver/nvir3dgenco64.dll 1.5 MB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NV3DVisionUSB.Driver/nvstusb.cat 11.9 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NV3DVisionUSB.Driver/nvstusb.inf 83.4 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NV3DVisionUSB.Driver/nvstusb32.sys 430.2 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NV3DVisionUSB.Driver/nvstusb64.sys 445.8 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0000.ui.forms 46.2 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0000.ui.strings 474 bytes 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0401.ui.forms 2.5 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0401.ui.strings 9.3 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0404.ui.forms 2.8 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0404.ui.strings 7.4 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0405.ui.forms 2.9 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0405.ui.strings 8.0 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0406.ui.forms 2.7 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0406.ui.strings 7.8 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0407.ui.forms 3.8 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0407.ui.strings 8.6 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0408.ui.forms 4.7 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0408.ui.strings 11.5 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0409.ui.forms 2.5 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0409.ui.strings 7.7 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/040a.ui.forms 3.5 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/040a.ui.strings 8.0 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/040b.ui.forms 3.3 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/040b.ui.strings 7.9 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/040c.ui.forms 4.1 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/040c.ui.strings 8.4 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/040d.ui.forms 2.6 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/040d.ui.strings 9.4 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/040e.ui.forms 2.9 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/040e.ui.strings 8.2 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0410.ui.forms 2.8 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0410.ui.strings 8.2 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0411.ui.forms 2.7 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0411.ui.strings 9.2 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0412.ui.forms 2.7 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0412.ui.strings 8.3 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0413.ui.forms 3.8 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0413.ui.strings 8.1 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0414.ui.forms 2.9 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0414.ui.strings 7.8 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0415.ui.forms 4.4 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0415.ui.strings 8.0 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0416.ui.forms 3.9 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0416.ui.strings 7.9 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0419.ui.forms 3.3 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0419.ui.strings 10.3 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/041b.ui.forms 2.9 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/041b.ui.strings 8.1 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/041d.ui.forms 2.8 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/041d.ui.strings 7.8 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/041e.ui.forms 3.5 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/041e.ui.strings 13.2 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/041f.ui.forms 3.0 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/041f.ui.strings 7.8 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0424.ui.forms 3.2 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0424.ui.strings 8.0 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0804.ui.strings 7.2 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0809.ui.strings 7.5 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/080a.ui.strings 8.0 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0816.ui.forms 4.0 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/0816.ui.strings 8.2 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/NVI2.dll 3.6 MB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/NVI2UI.dll 1.3 MB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/NVPrxy32.dll 813.9 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/NVPrxy64.dll 1.3 MB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVI2/theme.cfg 8.8 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVWMI/NVWMIExt.dll 852.3 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVWMI/NVWmi.nvi 9.6 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVWMI/nvPerfProvider.man 3.5 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVWMI/nvWmi.exe 748.9 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVWMI/nvWmi.mof 47.5 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/NVWMI/nvWmiShim.dll 709.5 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/PhysX/PhysX.nvi 17.9 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/PhysX/PhysXExt.dll 309.1 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/PhysX/PhysX_9.12.0613_SystemSoftware.msi 35.6 MB 15 Jun 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/Setup.cfg 7.9 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/license.txt 21.9 KB 4 Sep 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/setall.bat 26 bytes 2 Oct 2012
VGA_NVIDIA_9.18.13.0630_Win8x86/setup.exe 404.3 KB 4 Sep 2012

How to Update Aspire 5742 Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Aspire 5742 driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter Aspire 5742 into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the Driver Update Utility for Aspire 5742. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the Acer website. Many major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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