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Old 04-16-2008, 08:08 PM   #1
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Nvidia graphic card installation

Hi all,

I try to download NVidia driver 71.86.xx from and follow the installation guide. I got error message say that the installation is failed , then I switched back to the previous driver vesa. But now my display look like that monitor capture, it makes me feel very annoying.

Could someone help me out.

Thank you.
Old 04-16-2008, 08:11 PM   #2
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Did it say why the installation failed?
Old 04-17-2008, 01:42 AM   #3
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Hello again,

Now Ive tried with NVIDIA 71.86.04 (the previous is 71.86.01). The installation is fine But the problem still remain. The nvidia driver is used in xorg.conf



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