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Has anyone who has a 7800GT or some other 7 series have their games crash in Windows Vista 32-bit. I have tried updating all the drivers and reinstalling the games but it still crashes and then in the bottom right it says my drivers have failed.
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Welcome to vista.

its a known issues with alot of the drivers for nvidia. The driver stops respondign alot.

I havn't had the issue but the latest 163s stop responding for me almost every hour, (How the heck did these get WHQL?!)

I dual boot because vista has alot of problems for me. Spend 90% of my time in XP.
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work fine for me. I play CSS all the time and I never had a single crash . I would check your drivers IMO
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Originally Posted by noahmateen1234 View Post
Has anyone who has a 7800GT or some other 7 series have their games crash in Windows Vista 32-bit. I have tried updating all the drivers and reinstalling the games but it still crashes and then in the bottom right it says my drivers have failed.
yup, i tried running nfsc and fear, both crashed
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When I ran my 7800GS in Vista I used the drivers here, no issues.
Be sure and use Drivercleaner Pro, it's in my sig.
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Im currently using the 158.24 drivers for my 7800GS under Vista and they have been pretty solid for me so far. The problem I'm having so far however is that Coolbits and Riva Tuner both seem to be ineffective so far in OCn the card. Bummer deal for now, at least 'til they get their act together. Could be a reason to reinstall XP. But thats more work than the performance boost is worth til I upgrade anyway.
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