Fix NVIDIA The required line was not found in the INF issue

Camilla Mo, in Driver Error Tags: DriversNVIDIA
It could be frustrating if you can’t install NVIDIA Graphics driver due to error “The required line was not found in the INF”. To resolve the error, try tips here.

Uninstall NVIDIA Entries in Device Manager then Reinstall the Driver

You can manually uninstall the driver:

1. Press Win+R (Windows key and R key) at the same time. A Run dialog will appear.

2. Type devmgmt.msc in the run box and click OK button. Then Device Manager window  will open. 

3. In Device Manager, expand category “Display adapters” and right-click on NVIDIA device name and select Uninstall on the context menu.

4. Windows will prompt you to confirm the uninstallation. Check the box next to “Delete the driver software for this device”. Click “OK” button. 

5. Restart your PC as soon as possible. 

After restarting, reinstall the driver and see if the problem persists.

If the error continues, follow below steps to manually install the driver via Device Manager. To do this, you must have NVIDIA installer stored in your computer. 

1. Extract the installer file. (The downloaded installer file usually is in .exe format or .zip format. )

2. Open Device Manager.

3. Right-click on NVIDIA graphics device name and select Update Driver Software…

4. Click Browse my computer for driver software.


5. Click Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer.



6. Click Have Disk…


7. Click Browse… button. Then find the location where you extracted the installer file.




8. Windows will look for .inf files in the folder to install the driver. After selecting the .inf file, click Open button. (Note if you can’t even find.inf files, the driver pack is not available, you can’t install the driver manually.) Then follow the on-screen instructions to install the driver.



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