I did, but somehow it screwed the system up. The strange thing is I
reinstalled Vista a couple of time before this and nothing untoward
happened. It looks like Vista looks for the wrong driver during the
installation process. I'm unwilling to tell the installer not to search for
upgrades as this could cause other problems, or is that not the case?
When I first booted into Vista I went straight to System protection and
turned of automatic hardware updating, but Vista still insisted on
XP Pro SP2 x 2 + Vista Ultimate fully updated
P4 D865GBFL HT @ 3.0ghz 4.0gb DDR 700gb HD
Sapphire Radeon X1650 Pro Graphics
Creative Soundblaster Audigy 4 Audio
"Mr. Arnold" <MR. Arnold@Arnold.com
> wrote in message
>> I swapped the graphics card for my old Radeon 9550 and finally got a
>> succesful installation. According to what I had read online I should
>> then have been able to swap for my X1650 card - but no, Vista installed
>> RVE250 drivers (never heard of it) the split second I signed in and the
>> system became unbootable, BSOD yet again.
> So, if you saw that the wrong driver was installed, why didn't you stop at
> that point, downloaded the correct driver from its site, went to Device
> Manager and installed the correct driver manually, before you re-booted
> the machine?