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I uninstalled my other drivers, the 175.xx or whatever they are and I'm currently trying to install the 177.41 drivers with the modded .inf file but keep getting a error that says:

"The NVIDIA Setup program could not locate any drivers that are compatible with your current hardware. Setup will now exit."

I have 2x 8800GT in SLI.. whats wrong here?
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After you replaced the .inf file, did you start up the setup.exe in the same directory?
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You need the .hacked inf file. Here I will attach it for you. Right click on the .41 driver and extract them somewhere, then put in this .inf file and you are good to go.

Edit I am a dope you already have that. Are you sure to have the right drivers i.e. XP 32 or XP 64?
Edited by killerhz - 6/29/08 at 2:03pm
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I would recommend against using the 177.41s on 8800 GTs. When I did my games and Aero Glass would freeze, artifact, and folding on it just wouldn't work. Go with the 177.39 or maybe the 177.40.

However, I may have just been unlucky.
Edited by LegendaryC - 6/29/08 at 2:07pm
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Okay, I made a folder on my desktop.
Extracted the drivers into it and then the modded .inf file.
Gotta reboot, then I'll try the setup.
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Okay, that kink was fixed. It seem to of taken fine, I'll run a benchmark with 3D and see if it crashes out on me.
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Okay, that kink was fixed. It seem to of taken fine, I'll run a benchmark with 3D and see if it crashes out on me.
Don't forget to post you benchies....
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I'm shocked to see such a huge increase, the new 3DMark06 bench is in my Sig.
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I'm shocked to see such a huge increase, the new 3DMark06 bench is in my Sig.
What was your previous score?
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A little over 13k.
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