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Drivers and Win 8,what is working?

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I know it is way early to get my panties in a bunch but I selected Win 7 64-bit as the OS for my Win 8 install and it appears to be hanging up during driver install(meaning the driver install is not completing) no error message just the spinning windows circle on my black screen for the past 20 min. Before I start googling I ask what has been working? Drivers from the OS itself do work but a NIVIDIA driver for my card is "hung" during install.
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The only programs that I haven't been able to run was my Anti Virus program. Everything else was operating like a charm the day they released it to the public, Nvidia added the driver downlaod but I wasn't suffering any performance issues on day one.
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Soggy,I did not find Win 8 as an OS option on the EVGA driver download page.I will work in the morning.Please allow me to give you your first rep, given for current Win 8 operational chacteristics + rep.
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They have win 8 drivers on nvidia's site
http://www.nvidia.com/Download/indexsg.aspx?lang=en-us
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Topaz,this is great.I bet more than just myself will benefit from your info.Please let me give you rep. + rep
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