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Windows 7: is nvidia 266.58 driver a good driver- any serious bugs

01 Mar 2011   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 / Windows 10 Pro x64

Not problems with 8400GS. Only today I got error driver has stopped working and recovered... (And with the older versions I was having that problems). Anyway its working fine.

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01 Mar 2011   #12

win 7 X64 Ultimate SP1
Lookin' Good

I running a GTX 460 OC and GTX 570 OC. No problems.
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04 Mar 2011   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Just to offer a divergent voice:

I just built the system in January so I've only used 266.58. What I've found is that my 8800GT is freezing after some random period (anywhere 10m - 2hr) in WoW and also in the Rift beta, requiring a hard reset whenever it happens. I used the card in a previous system under XP and never had a problem, nor have I gotten it to act up outside of a game, so I don't think it's hardware.

Again I haven't used any driver other than 266.58 so I can't specifically say it's at fault, but I wanted to mention it in case someone else experiences issues.
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04 Mar 2011   #14

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

Hi Amarsir and welcome to Windows 7 Forums

I haven't had any problems with that driver, but you might like to try the latest Beta 267.24 to see if that addresses your issue. I'm currently using that driver, and have had no issues with it.

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04 Mar 2011   #15

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I may give that a shot, thanks.
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04 Mar 2011   #16

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

So far i've tested it with BulletStorm, Dead Space 2, StarCraft II, Back to the Future Ep. 01, GTA SA.... no problems so far
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04 Mar 2011   #17

Windows 7 Professional x64

No problems here.
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