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April 21, 2013, 05:03:00 AM
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So I tried a new install of windows on a mining rig, as soon as I installed the video driver I got the blue screen. I can get into windows after repairs, but, I can't reset my computer. Every time I try it either freezes or gives me a blue screen. I tried 3 different drivers, I tried a full uninstall, no go. This is a brand new windows, new hard drive.

Any advice?
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April 21, 2013, 05:05:09 AM
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So I tried a new install of windows on a mining rig, as soon as I installed the video driver I got the blue screen. I can get into windows after repairs, but, I can't reset my computer. Every time I try it either freezes or gives me a blue screen. I tried 3 different drivers, I tried a full uninstall, no go. This is a brand new windows, new hard drive.

Any advice?

Bad memory? Incompatible motherboard? No idea.

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April 21, 2013, 05:23:18 AM
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Yeah I've had the rig working before, but this all started when I upgraded my drivers, so when I couldn't figure it out I did a new install for windows.
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April 21, 2013, 05:24:39 AM
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Yeah I've had the rig working before, but this all started when I upgraded my drivers, so when I couldn't figure it out I did a new install for windows.

Downgrade drivers. It always worked for my 5850s back in the day.

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April 21, 2013, 05:49:07 AM
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The problem is I can't uninstall.
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April 21, 2013, 02:30:00 PM
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AMD ?
Try this:
http://sites.amd.com/us/game/downloads/Pages/catalyst-uninstall-utility.aspx
Then run Windows Update and install all the important updates.
If your mainboard needs a driver, install it.
Then install your graphics driver.

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April 21, 2013, 05:59:58 PM
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Try going into safe mode to uninstall. Smiley
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