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Apparently a problem with the drivers for my GeForce 8500GT graphics card won't let my PC enter and or stay in sleep / hibernation mode. Is there an easy solution for this?

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  • vivekmsa1283 Feb 09, 2009

    i have the same problem cant install 8500gt geforce drivers. during installing system gets blank screen and system crashes.

  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2009

    I have the same problem and called customer support and they told me to buy a 400 watt power supply. Another person bought a 430 and still have the same problem. This video card has an issue that still has not been resolved.

  • MOODS2 May 04, 2009

    My XFX Force 8599GT video cards sucks. Higher resolution than 640x480 isn't supported. I contacted NVIDIA and they were able to diagnose a bad card. I contacted XFORCE and their answer was to re-install windows. The Hail-Mary of answers when they don't know what is going on. Not a good experience with XFX. Even when I inquired about upgrading to a different card, they were not interested. Basically a cordial conversation that ended with sorry, re-install windows. We feel our card is working perfectly. Must be a software issue on your machine. Even if this is true and it very well might be, they should be able to give a better answer. They claim to have seen this before.

    I would urge consumers to purchase a video card from a different company. I am certainly NEVER going to buy XFX again.

    Ironically, I demanded this card as an upgrade to my new system. What a fool I am.



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Yes, right-click on My Computer>Properties>Hardware tab and Device Manager. Find your graphics card in the list. Click on the "+" sign to get your model. RIght click on your model. Click on update driver to make sure you have the latest driver. Also, there is a Troubleshooting tab. If that is OK, then go back to Control Panel. Click on Power Options. Set Sleep and Hibernation to how you want them.

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