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Problem installing nVidia 81.98 driver

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well i rebooted in safe mode, removed nvidia driver, used driver cleaner pro to remove its contents, then rebooted into safe mode again, the "found new hardware" thing popped up and i closed it. then i double clicked in the 81.98 driver icon and it ran, but then when it entered the nvidia screen it said it said it couldnt locate any drivers so it exited.
where did i mess up?

also, is 81.98 a good driver for my 6800GS?

on a totally different subject. what are profiles on the video card? i see hundreds of them, like 3Dmark05.exe and callofduty.exe, do these optimize ur card for that program or what?
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Have you tried the latest ones? A lot of people with the GS have encountered this problem; I think the 81.98 aren't written for the GS.
http://downloads.guru3d.com/download.php?det=1346
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Removing drivers in safe mode is excellent. Installing drivers while in safe mode is no good.

Once you remove the drivers in safe mode, reboot into normal and install the drivers. I hope that helps you!
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Removing drivers in safe mode is excellent. Installing drivers while in safe mode is no good.

Once you remove the drivers in safe mode, reboot into normal and install the drivers. I hope that helps you!
If that doesnt work for you then you could try the 84.12 drivers as they have worked great for me. GL to ya
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