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GTX770 Not being Found By Nvidia Driver Install

Title says it all. I installed a GTX 770 today and can't use it. Windows installs a basic driver or whatever and when I go to install Nvidia's drivers, I get a message saying they can't detect my hardware or something like that and installation fails.

I don't know what to do to fix it. Help please.
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  1. Do you have the power plugged into it?
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    1. Never, I repeat NEVER, let windows auto install any drivers once ya initial build is complete.

    2. Uninstall all GFX drivers.

    3. Make sure all cables connected to cards (One 8-pin or 6+2 pin and one 6-pin) and that card is in primary PCIE x 16 slot (read MoBo Manual)

    4. Boot Windows and don't let Windows install anything, use safe mode (F8 on boot) if it insists.

    5. Install latest nVidia drivers.
  3. That's sage advice except I have no idea how to not let windows auto install drivers. As soon as the computer booted up, it installed all the generic drivers for USB, display, etc... IS there a way to have Windows not do that? Oh I see:

    4. Boot Windows and don't let Windows install anything, use safe mode (F8 on boot) if it insists.

    At any rate, I figured this out. Instead of using Nvidia's general software that tries to auto detect your hardware, I just downloaded the specific drivers for that card and installed. Everything is working peachy now, thanks guys.
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