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New videocard, followed by Bsods

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Last response: in Graphics Cards
March 24, 2011 6:33:54 PM

So today my GTX 460 768MB arrived, installed it in my already opperating AM3 880g Phenom ii x2 550 build. this build has been up and running for about 2 weeks, the system has been 100% stable, OCed it to 3.5 then did a burn in for 4 hours w/o any errors. I install my gtx 460 and first time it boots, i go download the nvidia drivers, and since then the rig bsods in middle of loading XP. it boots fine if i force SAFE MODE. granted im not sure of how to resolve the issue in this case,. the bsod kicks off too fast to read the code. any ideas how i can further diagnose the issue, tried pulling the GTXbut still got bsods.

my build is as follows






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March 24, 2011 7:24:04 PM

Did a system restore, got things running w/o the GTX. anyone know of some instructions on how to do this from step one? will be done first on XP Pro 64 and later on WIN 7 prem