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Can someone one point me in the right direction for setting up an Nvidia card and drivers on a Vista 32bit system with an ATI card as primary? I gather Vista does not like running two display adapter drivers at one time (I got my first 8800gts for my media pc and want to fold).
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I may be wrong, but I thought I remembered reading that only xp and 7 allow two different sets of drivers being installed.

I will go try to find that for you.

This was a big deal when physx just came out, before 7 was released.

edit:

there is discussion about this topic in this thread:
http://www.overclock.net/graphics-ca...ysx-guide.html
Edited by hoth17 - 12/22/10 at 6:02pm
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Dammit, one MORE reason not to love Vista!!! CURSE YOU MICROSOFT!!!

Oh well, I have a Win7 upgrade disk on the way from me mum, can't beat that for FREE.99!!!
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Yup, you cannot run two different drivers for the GPU on Windows Vista. XP and 7 both can though.
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