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Hey guys i picked up a BFG GTX295 with driver 266.58. Everytime i play Bad Company 2 after 20-30 seconds i get a white screen but only the game sounds. Then I alt + tab i see the message video driver has stopped working. Are these drivers known for this in this game?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ninjastryk View Post
Using 258.96 here because those drivers let me fold on all 6 gpu's or game with no problems. Even switches SLI/PhysX modes with no hiccups. My other rig with fermi cards uses newer drivers, but my 295's are picky.
^this
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You should try older drivers and see if that helps.

Get drivers you want when installing drivers try this:

Custom (Advanced) check mark Perform Clean Install:

It removes previous drivers kinda like Driver Sweeper but the fast way.

 
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^this
Just used it but instead of a couple of minutes of play it took 20-30min then get the same message.
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Try using this driver. I had a similar problem with my 295 and Bad Company 2 so I reverted back to this driver and the problem was solved. I also looked through multiple forums and other people are having similar issues with driver 266.58, causing instability and such. For your 295 I would recommend driver 260.99 or the new beta one, 270.51 that is. I haven't discovered any problems with the .51 yet but I would definitely give 260.99 a try first and if all else fails give 270.51 a try. Before you try to install your new driver, run driver sweeper in safe mode to make sure nothing is left from your old driver(s) so you are sure there are no possible conflicts happening between drivers. Good luck
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Same problem with the 260.99
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