CRT 21/750 Formac (SonyGDM)
/ point of view 8500GT / Windows 7-64
xfx 680i LT / 4 gB ram / Q6600 / latest XFX BIOS
(My first PCIExpress card - be gentle ;-) Here's what I've been doing
for what seems like the best part of two days -
1 Boot in safe mode, disable 8500. Reboot. 2
Drivesweeper'd nVidia display drivers
in safe mode. Reboot. 3
Restart in safe mode to verify drivers gone, but 7 just goes ahead
and renistalls 195.62 anyway (A moderator on the nVidia boards says
that these latest drivers should NOT be installed in safe mode.
) & asks
for a reboot. 4
Reboot as instructed, then screen blanks after entering password;
pretty much what I've gotten from day 1.
> Now, just today I tried something I saw somewhere here (?) where
I reboot the PC (after 1,2,3 above) with my monitor OFF B
Enter my password 'blind' C
I finally get to a proper desktop which appears to be using the
correct drivers (Refresh rate looks much better) but I can't verify
graphics card changes, as this causes a blank screen again.
Monitor is the only device plugged into the GF card.
Where have I screwed up?
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