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Old 02-04-2009, 04:14 PM   #1
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Default [HELP] nv4.disp infinite loop!!

Hello! At one point whilst restarting my computer i got BSOD which told me that a file called nv4.disp was in an infinite loop. Having come across this problem before i restarted the system, booted the computer in safe mode and then un-installed the drivers. However when i re-installed the drivers and restarted my computer BSOD re-appeared and said nv4.disp was in an infinite loop. I tried the same process over and over again until i just got rid of the drivers and stopped re-installing them. Can anyone offer a solution to the problem?

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Old 02-04-2009, 04:43 PM   #2
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Default Re: [HELP] nv4.disp infinite loop!!

I have heard of this problem before.. the nv4 thing is referring to your nvidia drivers, However there is nothing wrong with your video drivers, some other problem is causing this loop issue. By chance do you have spy sweeper installed?

If not a friend of mine has this same problem.. we goggled numerous time to find a step by step fix and this is the one we found to fix it...Hope it works for you.. (I'm not taking credit for it hence why I'm quoting it)

Originally Posted by zeno
first download DRIVER CLEANER PRO. NOT drive cleaner pro. and install it. dont use it just yet. go into add/remove programs click remove nvidia drivers,and a small screen will come up, only place a check mark on (remove only the following) check mark nvidia display driver.remove it. when done go into safe mode when in there read the instructions in driver cleaner pro. to remove nvidia display driver, scroll down the list in driver cleaner pro for (NVIDIA) only NVIDIA and left click it. then on the right click start. a message will say are you sure you want to remove display driver files or something like that. click yes. when its done it will show you the deleted files. exit driver cleaner pro. if its a dell system you have. then when the above is done. click start then click search all files and folders, type in nv4 click search and it should still find nv4 disp.sys/32. and nv4 sys32 miniport. if you see these remove them. their from dell old display drivers which im sure are conflicting with the newer nvidia display drivers. driver cleaner pro does not notice these files so its best to search them. when removed start the pc up and install your new display driver. hope it works for you.
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Old 02-04-2009, 04:44 PM   #3
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Default Re: [HELP] nv4.disp infinite loop!!

i dont think so! Ill just check now! If anything spyware pops up i get rid ASAP because they are the biggest pain in the arse to get off the PC! lol

No i dont have any
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