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I've had nothing but headaches getting GPU2 to work.
No matter what I do with .inf files, I can't get the 177.35 drivers to work with my card. I'm not sure if the 9600GT is the deal breaker here or what. But, with the 174.55 drivers I can fold. It just won't let me play COD for more then about an hour. Some days it only lets me play for like 15mins.. Not sure why, but the driver always crashs when I try to do anything graphically intensive...
I'm looking into getting a different GPU anyways, so this should resolve itself..(crosses fingers)
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I've had nothing but headaches getting GPU2 to work.
No matter what I do with .inf files, I can't get the 177.35 drivers to work with my card. I'm not sure if the 9600GT is the deal breaker here or what. But, with the 174.55 drivers I can fold. It just won't let me play COD for more then about an hour. Some days it only lets me play for like 15mins.. Not sure why, but the driver always crashs when I try to do anything graphically intensive...
I'm looking into getting a different GPU anyways, so this should resolve itself..(crosses fingers)
Have you tried to pause your folding while gaming? Thats what I do. I can't fold and game at the same time.
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I had a few problems getting the 177.35 drivers to work on Vista-32. It ended up working out like this....

Starting with the stock drivers from my video card disk, I installed the 174.55 cuda drivers right over them. Then I installed the 177.35 drivers which gave me an error of course. Replaced the modded nv_disp.ini file (*The 118kb one*) and ran setup from that same folder. I got an error for a missing file and pointed it to the 174.55 folder, it finished the install fine after that. Everything works great and I don't even have to pause or quit folding with most games.

I'll be glad when Nvidia gets a really good set of drivers out that install easily like they should. Since they are folding like mad dogs now (Team "whoopass" I think), hopefully it won't take too long for them to get some even better drivers going.
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Anyone get the GPU client working with 8800GTX?

(hopefully in 64-bit Vista?)
    
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Anyone get the GPU client working with 8800GTX?

(hopefully in 64-bit Vista?)
nope but i have it working on the G80 8800gts, which is 1 step down from yours and the same family, so it will probobly be possible.

Worked straight out of the box with driver 177.40, give that a try.

32 Bit Vista though, sorry.
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Have you tried to pause your folding while gaming? Thats what I do. I can't fold and game at the same time.
Yes. I even exited folding all together, and still no joy.
Like I said, I'm pretty sure it's the 9600GT. I really don't think it likes these drivers.
I'm gonna try to install the 177's again tonight. See how it goes.

Thanks for the tip Compaddict!
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Yes. I even exited folding all together, and still no joy.
Like I said, I'm pretty sure it's the 9600GT. I really don't think it likes these drivers.
I'm gonna try to install the 177's again tonight. See how it goes.

Thanks for the tip Compaddict!
My friend has the 9600GT and he has no problems folding on it. It's on XP though.
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Hmm... See I have not tried it on XP. I guess I could, but me likes the DX10 gaming..
Maybe I'll give that a shot if Vista fails me again..
Anywho, thanks for the help Gibs.
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nope but i have it working on the G80 8800gts, which is 1 step down from yours and the same family, so it will probobly be possible.

Worked straight out of the box with driver 177.40, give that a try.

32 Bit Vista though, sorry.
177.40? The latest version is 177.35...
    
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Vista 64 and 8800 GTX G80 core do not work on 177.41 drivers.... Comp crashes after a few hours of folding on the GPU.... drivers work great for gaming... seems folding is just not working

I scored like 4k points in a few hours though... check it out for TEAM_ROUGH_RIDERS was the name it folded for today for like 3 hours then crashed.... it scored huge points!
    
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