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post #1 of 16
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I put my comp together, Loaded the mobo drivers, tried loading the graphics card drivers ( EVGA 8800gts) and it says that it doesnt pass the windows logo test and its not recommended that i go any further. What is this about?
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post #2 of 16
it means, say yes and go on with your life
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post #3 of 16
means the drivers are new, and MS hasn't said yes to them yet.

Who cares. Install them, and enjoy.
    
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post #4 of 16
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it means, say yes and go on with your life
yup i agree
post #5 of 16
I get that too. It it safe to install it.

Now, go and install it then play some games!
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post #6 of 16
LOL...yep. Exactly what he said. Thats just more of Microsofts "Stringent Test Criteria". Supposedly if something passes Logo Test or WHQL test, then there should not be any problems with installs. And we ALL know thats the case, right?:***:
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post #7 of 16
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ok, I just maxed out my resolution and everything is almost to small to see. I thought high resolution is what everyone wants.?.?.? whats going on?
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post #8 of 16
lol, it depends what size your screen is and what it's native resolution is.
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What monitor do you have?
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post #10 of 16
you want to run the highest resolution your monitor supports.

For gaming, that's TOP. Things will look so good.

If icons and such look too small, just change them! (go to display settings, appearance, advanced... and you can adjust the size of the icons and the text underneath them. I think you can even adust the menu font size)
    
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