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Old 12-29-11, 12:36 AM   #17
Mahna Mahna
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Default Re: Nvidia GeForce 290.53 beta drivers

Just tried a fresh install of this driver. The negative effect didn't take 2 days this time, it was immediate.

Uninstalled driver via safe mode, installed 285.62 everything works perfect.

Uninstalled 285.62 and installed this driver instant windows hard lock again. This time uninstall in safe mode didn't work and I had to do a rollback.

Just for sh!ts and giggles I thought I'd try using this 2nd 60GB Vertex 3 with a complete fresh Win7 x64 professional install and then try installing applications one at a time and see if I could find a compatibility culprit. Turns out that all 3 times that I installed JDK with this driver also installed the OS instantly hard locked.

This driver apparently has a SERIOUS compatibility issue with at the very least some versions of Java. Without the JDK installed the driver appeared to work perfect... that's not to say that I wouldn't end up with serious issues after 2 days again but I'm not willing to wait that long to find out.

Back to 285.62 for me.


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