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I posted a thread about this in the general graphic cards section but no answer
http://www.overclock.net/t/1307303/drivers

I just installed new nvidia drivers (306.23) and now I can't access my nvidia control panel

PC specs are in my sig. How do I go about fixing this?
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First I would try to do a complete uninstall of the driver(s) using BradleyW's guide on that subject. It seems like a lengthy process but it takes about 5 minutes or so, maybe more depending on how long your PC is on rebooting.
When you have completed the steps in the guide, I'd try to install the driver again. Hopefully succesfully this time around thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by Agoriaz View Post

First I would try to do a complete uninstall of the driver(s) using BradleyW's guide on that subject. It seems like a lengthy process but it takes about 5 minutes or so, maybe more depending on how long your PC is on rebooting.
When you have completed the steps in the guide, I'd try to install the driver again. Hopefully succesfully this time around thumb.gif

Hey dude, thank you for your help. +Rep The link was very helpful because there was another link that was posted in that thread that helped me
http://www.evga.com/forums/tm.aspx?high=&m=1174372&mpage=1#1174372

^^^^long read but worth it. I did't have to use driver sweeper at all and I learned never install drivers with nvidia recommended selection checked.
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That's what we're all about! helping that is thumb.gif Driver sweeper does the lazy job for you, a bit like the Turbo Boost feature some motherboards come with. You can do it 10x better yourself biggrin.gif Glad it worked out for you. And thanks for the rep!
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