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Alright... I know by the time anyone respond, this will be too late; I am in the process of doing what I should have done since I added all the new hardware, re-installed Windows. But this should also serve as a help tool for those who find themselves where I am at today:

I have been running 2x GTX 465s in SLi mode and had a 8800 GTS running as a Physx card. I then had a Matrox Triple Head 2 Go to throw my display across two monitors. Everything was great until I bought a third monitor. I knew I had to configure the Triple Head 2 Go to pick up the third monitor but I couldn't access the program. So I un-installed that and attempted to reinstall it. Then I noticed something unusual:

The drivers for the GTX 465s was disabled.

I attempted to enable the cards: failed.

I then shut down the computer, pulled the 8800GTS card out, restarted the computer.

In the device manager, the 465s are not shown and still being shown as disabled. Tried to enable them again.... failed.

Tried reloading the drivers... failed

I then tried to adjust the resolution (****s and giggles ) back to my wide screen format. It was stuck at 1280x1024.

NOW IF ANYONE HAS A SOLUTION, ADVICE OR COMMENT, NOW IS THE TIME.

Right now (since repairing the computer did not work and Windows Restore is not working either), I am moving pictures, file, and other goodies to DVDs, since Windows Backup has also failed to start. I am assuming that this is a system wide failure and the only option is to wipe the HDD clean and put a fresh install of Windows 7 in... again, something that should have been done after I made a major hardware change.

...a hard head make for a soft behind....
Edited by GundamWZero - 2/13/11 at 7:42pm
    
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How did you handle the drivers/what version? You should try rebooting into safe mode and uninstalling them, then try installing them back one card at a time. Same for the Phsx software and the NVcontrol panel. I wouldn't reinstall windows, but that's my two cents.
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How did you handle the drivers/what version? You should try rebooting into safe mode and uninstalling them, then try installing them back one card at a time. Same for the Phsx software and the NVcontrol panel. I wouldn't reinstall windows, but that's my two cents.
I tried the drivers that came with the disk then I got the drivers that came from the site... I think the last set of drivers were 4.65... I may be wrong.

I will try it you way; one at a time and off the network... I'll post up on the laptop. If this fails, I will wipe the drive clean and start fresh.
    
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Thank you for making me re-install the cards and drivers one at a time. Not only that I got my drivers installed, I managed to get all three screens up and running, without the Matrox Triple Head 2 Go. Now I have to configure the all three cards for SLi and Physx.... took me a while to get them all loaded but it was worth it.
    
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Oh well it ran for a hot hour.... the computer disables the GTX 465s, leaving the 8800 still running. Go to the Nvidia control panel, and it says that I am not currently using a display attached to an Nvidia GPU.

Device Manager fails when I try to enable the 465s, can't disable the 8800 GTS.
    
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What driver revision are you using? I had issues with my 8800GTS 512 getting recognized with my 570, I'm running 266.35 instead of a revision newer because of the issues.
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