Windows 7 Error code 80070103

Windows 7 won't install nVidea Geforce 7300 GT update on a windows 7 64bit machine
Any sugestions ?

Hi OneToo

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We receive this error message when you are trying to update driver from Windows update and installing a driver that is already installed on your computer or a driver that has a lower compatibility rating than one you already have installed.


Here are the below links  for reference: Windows Update error 80070103


I would recommend you to update the driver manually. Steps to update the driver manually

i.                     Click Start, type devmgmt.msc and hit enter.

ii.                    On the “Device Manager” window, expand the item, right click on the sub item and then click “Update Driver”.

iii.                  Restart the computer once the driver is updated.


If this fails then try to reinstall the driver

i.               Click Start, type devmgmt.msc and press enter.

ii.                     Expand the driver and right click on the sub item and click uninstall.

iii.                   Restart the computer.

iv.                   Visit the manufacturer website to download the latest driver.

v.                     Install the driver and restart the computer for the changes to take effect.


Link for reference: Update a driver for hardware that isn't working properly


Thanks and Regards:

Samhrutha G S - Microsoft Support.

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Last updated January 3, 2021 Views 285,058 Applies to: