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Vista and SLI

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Hey all, I have the x86 version of RC1 and can not find any options to enable SLI? I have tried the Beta Vista drivers but they do not finish the install. Should I ty to force the XP ones on? If so how would I do that? I have read about the F8 trick, but that would drive me nuts, is there another way? Thanks.
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Well looks like I'm not alone, no one has been able to get SLI working on Vista yet. It's ashame though, I really like it but I will not run an O/S that makes a $300 card sit there useless. Hopefully a fix comes out soon, but for now it's back to XP.
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I had the same problem. I hear this is how you do it though. You let it go through the install and once its done copying the files, you reboot into xp safemode and then place the drivers in the vista partion in the correct location, and reboot and then complete the install. You will only be able to use 1 gpu though so I didn't do it.
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it may seem like the driver install doesn't finish but if you give it about 20 mins to go through you will come back to it asking you to restart, then you will have the nvidia control panel.
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Thanks noshibby, I have done that, but still no sli option.
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Nvidia hasn't implemented SLI into Vista yet. You're just going to have to deal until they do.
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That's what I figured, oh well dual boot for now I guess.
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I just say screw vista, no offence, and stick with a working, partially buggy, BUT WORKING opp system, called Windows XP, home, pro, media center editions, doesn't matter. XP is XP, it's XPertly the best!

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