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Graphic driver causing The Pc to not boot up

by Celmss / February 4, 2013 3:11 PM PST

Whenever i download the Graphic driver for my computer that is Nvidia GeForce 6600
I Restart the pc and it just doesn't boot up, usually then i restart it again and go in F8, then The last Configs that worked. But after all that still It doesn't show up my graphic driver in Device manager or so..Help.

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Same here...
by Willy / February 5, 2013 1:33 AM PST

I used this driver pac: 306.97-desktop-win8-win7-winvista-64bit-english.whql >>>> or 32bit if required

Get that pac and try it. If the problem returns, I strongly urge you to review your whole install listing, remove, delete and de-install all pgms. and seldom used ones. Then, defrag your "C" drive or partition. if you haven't yet, boot into safe mode and run CHKDSK /R or /F, or use the repair option and see if it finds any problem. Also, the 6600 is getting old it maybe pushing its limits compared to newer cards, it's just showing it's age not only in h/w but just accepting the latest s/w drivers. I exclude any other fault or issue.

Yeah, I have the 6600 and experienced the same problem. Sorry, fiddling here and there and doing the above seemed to correct it.

tada -----Willy Happy

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by Celmss / February 5, 2013 3:32 AM PST
In reply to: Same here...

Ive tried downloading it but still, I restart my computer as it asks me, and when it's booting up it just goes black screen, Tried going in safe mode and repairing but nothing.

Ive re-booted the computer completely several times, installing all the drivers again and again, But still after installing The graphic drivers it just doesn't boot up after a restart ):

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Go back...
by Willy / February 5, 2013 6:03 AM PST
In reply to: Hmm

If it worked before the new drivers then return back to them. Use a restore point from your setting and select one prior to that driver install. Hopefully, it should reboot normal as it did before. Provided it does boot, then check the add/remove listing and check to see if 6600 (the new one) is present and uninstall it there too. Fully remove the new drivers. I have used REVO uninstaller in advanced more to more completely remove it.

FYI- Even though the driver I installed seems to be working now, I see no difference and/or improvement. I did this because i went from 19in. wide to 21in. and more resolution demands. My older monitor had a smaller display because it allow a higher resolution but that defeated what I wanted and went to a later model 21in..

tada -----Willy Happy

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