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Problems with GeForce 5500

post #1 of 5
Thread Starter 
Working on a friends Dell w/ a GeForce 5500FX.

Computer boots normal until the Windows XP login screen. The screen goes blank and ends with BCOD says the video drivers are in endless loop.

Boot in Safe mode and delete the drivers. Restart and computer starts in VGA mode fine. Download drivers from Dell. Same problem, reboot in Safe and delete. Download new drivers direct from Nvidia. Same problem, reboot in Safe and delete again.

This card will not run with Nvidia drivers. Is there something wrong with the card and should he look to replace?

Thanks.
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wester Digital  artic cooling accelero WIN 7 OCZ 600W 
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post #2 of 5
Which drivers have you tried? Try the nVidia 84.xx drivers or older.
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post #3 of 5
Thread Starter 
Where can I find the older Nvidia drivers?
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Antec P180B 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
intel i7 4770K Asus Maximus Hero Gigabyte GeForce 770 OC GSkill  
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 840 Pro WD 1 Tb Blue Asus R/RW DVD Corsair H55 
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wester Digital  artic cooling accelero WIN 7 OCZ 600W 
Case
Antec P180B 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
intel i7 4770K Asus Maximus Hero Gigabyte GeForce 770 OC GSkill  
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 840 Pro WD 1 Tb Blue Asus R/RW DVD Corsair H55 
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Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial MX300 525GB SSD, Seagate 3TB, Samsung 1TB Noctua NH-U14S Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Samsung U24E590D UHD 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
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Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial MX300 525GB SSD, Seagate 3TB, Samsung 1TB Noctua NH-U14S Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Samsung U24E590D UHD 
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post #5 of 5
Thread Starter 
Tried all the way back to 77.xx drivers. No good. He may have to step up to a new card.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athon 64 X2 4400 Asus A8N-E 8600GT 256MB 4x512MB Corsair XMS 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
wester Digital  artic cooling accelero WIN 7 OCZ 600W 
Case
Antec P180B 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
intel i7 4770K Asus Maximus Hero Gigabyte GeForce 770 OC GSkill  
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 840 Pro WD 1 Tb Blue Asus R/RW DVD Corsair H55 
CoolingCoolingOSKeyboard
Corsair 140mm Fan Corsair 120mm Fan Win 8.1 MS Sidewinder 
PowerCase
Seasonic G 550W Corsair 300 
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Before quad-core
(14 items)
 
After quad-core
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athon 64 X2 4400 Asus A8N-E 8600GT 256MB 4x512MB Corsair XMS 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
wester Digital  artic cooling accelero WIN 7 OCZ 600W 
Case
Antec P180B 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
intel i7 4770K Asus Maximus Hero Gigabyte GeForce 770 OC GSkill  
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 840 Pro WD 1 Tb Blue Asus R/RW DVD Corsair H55 
CoolingCoolingOSKeyboard
Corsair 140mm Fan Corsair 120mm Fan Win 8.1 MS Sidewinder 
PowerCase
Seasonic G 550W Corsair 300 
  hide details  
Reply
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