Why is this point missing that fine clue you give at http://reviews.cnet.com/5208-7591-0.html?forumID=26&threadID=27808&messageID=313331&tag= ?

And about System Restore, read this response at http://reviews.cnet.com/5208-6141-0.html?forumID=8&threadID=27246&messageID=306696&tag=

About your card, if it is Nvidia based, then all I usually have to do is fetch the drivers from http://www.nvidia.com and install them for the OS in question. If it's some non-Intel motherboard, then the motherboard drivers are installed first.