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Your display driver nvlddmkm has stopped responding and has recovered?

Hello I am running Windows vista x64 ultimate with a 8400 GS and i constantly get this error when i attempt any form of 3D applicaton/acceleration like games or using the aero theme. I have tried loads of differnt nVidia drivers and things like modded omega drivers. Nothing seems to fix this problem. Not even driver cleaner. I have rolled back to the standard VGA drivers because it runs more stable. According to google this is quite a common problem with nVidia cards using vista. Has anyone had/have this problem if so what can i do to fix it and no driver cleaner does not work.

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I am plagued with the exact same problem. No idea why its happening. Same 64bit. Im thinking of shifting back to 32 bit.
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I was getting this on an 8800gt, a lot even when playing games. Turned out it's a faulty card. My new one hasn't given me the error ever.

For me underclocking the card with rivatuner fixed it temporarily while I was waiting for the new one.
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faulty damm...

I guess that would explain the other issues I was gonna buy a more powerful ATI card anyways.

I have downgraded to XP to see if that helped but now i cant install vista it allways crashes and restarts would that be because of the faulty GFX card
Edited by Carrot - 6/18/08 at 2:34pm
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