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Windows 7: Windows 7 boot *bad drivers*

12 Nov 2009   #1

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Windows 7 boot *bad drivers*

Hi I recently upgraded to windows 7 on my custom built machine, nothing but problems with the halt at 85% completing installation. But I figured out to bypass that by removing the hdd putting it on a PC with no bells and whistles installed like clockwork.
Back on topic,

It runs fine, windows detects both cards and install their drivers before I can even get a chance to install my own, but w/e. I install the latest Drivers from Nvidia 191. 64 Bit Windows 7 9800 GT blah blah blah, Installation goes fine, no problems I go to reset and it won't boot, *bad drivers* So I go into safe mode and Disable one of my video cards the none display one, reboot, it goes into windows 7 no problem, BUT there is no Nvidia Control Panel and it says my card is not 3d compatible. Here's the kicker, it won't boot unless BOTH video cards are plugged in, This is a bit of a mystery to me. Since it will no reboot with new drivers installed it will never finalize the installation and they will never be installed correctly.

So challenge is to help me, I doubt the local repair shop would know what to do because Best Buy/Future Shop are just A+ techs, and I could get that too for 500$

My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Nov 2009   #2

7600.20510 x86


Reboot to safe mode and install the driver using the device manager for both cards by pointing specifically to the .inf. Use the latest available driver from NVIDIA's site.

Right click on cards. Update driver software, browse, let me pick, have disk, browse. Double click on the .inf and install.

Reboot to Windows with latest driver installed for each.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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