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Blue Screen after installing driver

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Formatted my computer about 2 months ago because it was about that time. Anyways all was well with it until last night.

It started getting slow and slower to the point where I could not do anything, but if I restarted it I could use it for another 20 mins or so until it started to get slow again. After that I decided to call it a night went to bed and woke up today and booted it up and it BSOD right when it was going to load the desktop. Not sure what to do went ahead and formatted and all was well, got windows XP up to sp3 and all drivers installed.

The last driver was the video card which I run 2 nvidia 8600gt. Got the driver and installed it and the install went fine. Restarted and at the same point where it was BSOD before it did it again.

I uninstalled the driver in safe mode and tried to install it in safe mode with the same error. Computer boots fine when the driver is not installed. The driver is 260.99. Had enough of it today going to sleep now.

What do you guys think I should do?
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whats the blue screen error code? cant help you until we know this

it might be conflicting drivers did you clean via driver sweeper in safe mode?

and you might want to look at a newer version of windows if you have one, just to rule out XP


edit: It could also be bad hard drive if its just getting slower and slower.
Edited by srsparky32 - 1/3/11 at 12:28am
 
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