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Old 11-13-2008, 11:14 PM   #1
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Default Geforce 8600 graphics card major issue

My Nvidia GeForce 8600 GT recently crapped out... that is, it decided it wouldn't boot up with the computer anymore. It automatically switched to my onboard 6100, which sucks. When I try to change the resolution on the on-board card, I get this message:



Also, If I try to re-enable my card, I get a blank screen and have to eventually reboot. One last thing, my on-board card doesn't allow fast scrolling for some reason..maybe due to the first problem. What I mean by that is, when scrolling on a web page for example, the scrolling is choppy and interrupts music/video (causes it to lag). It didnt even do this before I put the 8600 in, but is now doing it and I don't know why.

If anyone knows anything about any of this, please share the information. Thanks in advance.
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Old 11-13-2008, 11:17 PM   #2
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do you have the latest drivers for your onboard graphics installed?
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Old 11-13-2008, 11:19 PM   #3
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I updated them when this starting happening, but it didn't help.
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Old 11-13-2008, 11:24 PM   #4
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uninstall all nvidia drivers first including the ones of your 8600
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Old 11-13-2008, 11:49 PM   #5
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That worked, thanks!
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That worked, thanks!
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