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problems with new nvidia drivers

by grinc001 / July 22, 2005 7:33 AM PDT

I am working with windows xp pro and I just installed the latest drivers from nvidia for my 5200 video card now all my video playback is very grainy like my system is set for old 16 color settings. I tried rolling back the driver, redownloading and reinstalling the new driver, and a few other things and still the video playback is horrible. windows media player, powerDVD, and realplayer are all affected, however apple quicktime is not. any help would be appriciated

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Turn off gamma for the overlay...
by Tman1 / July 22, 2005 4:30 PM PDT

In the advanced settings.

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????
by grinc001 / July 23, 2005 12:27 PM PDT

Advance settings for what? If I bring up the color correction settings in the nvidia control panel there is a place to adjust the gamma correction, but no where to turn it off. I did try playing with the gamma corection and it did not effect the quality of video playback.

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re: ????
by Tman1 / July 24, 2005 12:16 PM PDT
In reply to: ????

You missed the part about gamma for overlay.

If you were at the part about gamma settings, there is a selection box on that screen, you must select overlay before setting the gamma to off.

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