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NVIDIA Releases Alternate Graphics Drivers for 10.9.5 (334.01.03f01)

The driver is already installed, it's after I did the recent security update that it forced itself to be disabled.

Have you tried modifying the NVDAStartup.kext\Contents\info.plist?

That is the file that determines what OS X build number the installed driver is compatible with. You would need to change the build number, you can even just change it to something like "13F". After it is modified, rebuild kernel cache and rebuild permissions. You will also need to boot with kext-dev-mode=1 since the signature on the modified kext will no longer be valid. If they release an update in the future then you can just update like normal.
 

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NVIDIA Releases Alternate Graphics Drivers for 10.9.5 (334.01.03f01)

<key>NVDARequiredOS</key>
<string>13F34</string>

Is this the string that needs to be changed?

to:

<key>NVDARequiredOS</key>
<string>13F</string>

Thanks
 

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NVIDIA Releases Alternate Graphics Drivers for 10.9.5 (334.01.03f01)

<key>NVDARequiredOS</key>
<string>13F34</string>

Is this the string that needs to be changed?

to:

<key>NVDARequiredOS</key>
<string>13F</string>

Thanks

Yes that's it. Doesn't always work but it worked for me during the Yosemite security updates.
 

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NVIDIA Releases Alternate Graphics Drivers for 10.9.5 (334.01.03f01)

Thanks, I have to head out for the rest of the night so I'll try this out tomorrow.
 

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NVIDIA Releases Alternate Graphics Drivers for 10.9.5 (334.01.03f01)

Well this is kind of funny, I contacted NVIDIA yesterday as well, telling them about compatibility issues and it seemed like they weren't going to help me since I wasn't using a Mac... I checked today, and there's a new update out lol.

So 334.01.030f4 is the latest driver for 10.9.5.

Thanks again slim.jim for the help, your method actually worked. I had tried applying your method before realizing there was a new update.
 

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NVIDIA Releases Alternate Graphics Drivers for 10.9.5 (334.01.03f01)

Well that's good that NVidia is keeping the support going. And now you know a workaround for possible future issues. Glad I could help.
 

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NVIDIA Releases Alternate Graphics Drivers for 10.9.5 (334.01.03f01)

...So 334.01.030f4 is the latest driver for 10.9.5...
Please provide a link. TIA.
 

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NVIDIA Releases Alternate Graphics Drivers for 10.9.5 (334.01.03f01)

I actually got the update through the NVIDIA Driver Manager, it looks like they haven't updated the download link yet on the site.

http://www.nvidia.com/download/driverResults.aspx/77751/en-us

I've contacted them about it, so hopefully they'll update it. I'll post back once they reply to my ticket.

I did some manual looking for a direct link, I believe this is the update:

http://us.download.nvidia.com/Mac/Quadro_Certified/334.01.03f04/WebDriver-334.01.03f04.pkg
 

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