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I've got a NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX and am trying to install latest VISTA drivers for it. During the installation program the screen changes resolution then I get black screen, can't start up in normal setting and end up reinstalling the old drivers from teh disc. I've turned AVG off whilst installing but that doesn't seem to help things

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    Cheers. The card is the same as when I got the PC. I'm just trying to upgrade the drivers for it, does this change the solution or do I just need to uninstall the old driver and then reinstall the new one?

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You must first uninstal the old driver then turn off pc install the new card, then reboot as the blank screen means that the pc is starting up with the old driver and cannot apply it to your new card.

Your hardware wil be found and you will be prompted to install driver cd.

Posted on Sep 14, 2008

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    andrew pester Sep 15, 2008

    uninstal old driver, then instal new one, but be aware although there may be updated drivers, sometimes the card may become unusable as not all drivers sometimes suit the card and are best left with the working version driver, so it may be wise to set a restore point just in case

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Click start right click on computer select properties in the left pane device manager scroll to display adapters + to expand you might see a yellow question exclamation mark ? mark ! or a red x right click select reinstall drivers windows 7 should automatically search for and find the correct driver if it doesn't you will need to download one



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http://download.cnet.com/2000-20_4.html


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IE: Motherboard name vga driver you might have to try a few times to get it right


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