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yes, that made no difference at all, other than not allowing me to boot at all with no GPU installed

Also, for some reason, windows is hell bent on giving me its useless automatic repair instead of letting me get to the advanced recovery options
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Something sure is odd on your pc Damn

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yeah, I've noticed taht as well:p
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By any chance do you have an AMD card to try? If you have done a clean install there is no way you should have these issues with any of these gpu models. Did you install anything new or different the week that it worked fine ?

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I installed my games, Steam, Dropbox, Afterburner, a couple of apps from the Windows store and google earth. Well, and motherboard/GPU/chipset drivers obviously.

edit: will pull the HD5450 from my mom's PC in a minute.
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What is your motherboard ? I have an asrock extreme 3 gen3 and noticed the company does not have windows 8 drivers for my board so I didn't install any board drivers only some apps for audio. Maybe the drivers are causing instability.

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I have a P8Z77-V Deluxe and ASUS has drivers for windows 8 listed on their site (which are the ones I used).
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I have a P8Z77-V Deluxe and ASUS has drivers for windows 8 listed on their site (which are the ones I used).

Oh that's good well can't be those. Try that AMD card. I used both integrated and my AMD card multiple times when I was testing gpu drivers and never had an issue.

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using an AMD card, it booted fine (also at 1080p without drivers), whereas my 560Ti boots at some low resolution when no drivers are installed.

edit: anything else I need to do with the AMD card installed?
Edited by WC_EEND - 11/7/12 at 7:53am
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Looks like its the card, nvidia related. Try using driver cleaner and installing AMD drivers.

Is the 560ti only card you have? I know people with 8 and a 670, works fine.

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