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well i recently reinstalled XP, and when i go to install the driver it reboots and then the screen comes up all pixelated. Im using the one suggested from the Nvidia site, its a 6800GS AGP card which shouldnt have a problem
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i just cant stand installing another driver and having to install windows all over again, any help is greatly appreciated
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Look for Driver clean pro in the downloads section. It works.
You need to get rid of all the old drivers and 1/2 installed drivers.

And (just to be sure make sure you DL the right driver. There will be XP or vista each in 32 bit or 64 bit. (you want the xp32 bit I think).

What card do you have?
 
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Go to control panel > add and remove > uninstall drivers. Then you boot up in safe mood and run driver cleaner pick Nvidia drivers.
Make sure that you download the drivers you are going to use before you uninstall. If you need a pic of the driver cleaner let me know and I'll show you.
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do you have the driver disk that came with the card? i tried downloading the driver from the website, and it did the exact same thing to me. i just installed the driver that came with the card, and everything works fine now.
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