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- 20th September 2008 at 03:07 #43360
I see a couple of threads on here with the same kind of issue as me, just wondering if anyone has a solution to this
I install my card into the pc, it boots fine into 2k8 with the standard VGA driver, i install the intel mobo chipset drivers and disable DEP (If I don’t it BSODs on me after the 2k8 green scrolling bar)
With DEP and chipset installed I reboot.
I install nVidia drivers (175.16_geforce_winvista_64bit_international_whql) and it boots with the green scrolling bar and then the monitor turns off.
Switching the dvi cable from port 1 to port 2 does not seem to change anything.
(This has also happened with a 7XXX card too!)
What’s the solution to get the drivers to install cleanly?
- 20th September 2008 at 20:54 #47203
try disable driver enforcement at f8 boot menu
- 21st September 2008 at 00:15 #47204
I’ll give it a go, however reading through http://social.technet.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/winservergen/thread/5e048b0f-83b2-4281-b5e9-533ef3de564d/ shows that it may no longer work?
- 21st September 2008 at 13:26 #47205
Gave it a go, and still BSODs 🙁
- 21st October 2008 at 22:50 #47206
I hope I don’t have this issue, I got a 320MB 8800 GTS as well and gonna switch to server 2008 later 🙁
except I won’t be using International Drivers, the latest USA English ones are 180.42 Beta’s
- 12th November 2008 at 23:10 #47207
I just installed x86 Server 2008 Enterprise on both my home PCs last night.
I’ve got an 8800GTS on one and a 7900GS on the other.
I installed the 178.24 Vista x82 Nvidia drivers without any problems.
The video drivers were the first thing I installed.
I haven’t updated any of the motherboard drivers as of yet.
Maybe that could be the reason it BSODs for you?
- 19th November 2008 at 16:35 #47208
Running a G80 8800GTS (640) here too.
The BSODs I’ve had were all Ram related (my custom timings were apparently too low for Vista), so I’d say you should look at your Ram instead of your video card(s).
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