display unusable after driver update..Help

  Mike Mills 13:19 04 Jan 04
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I have updated the drivers for my display adapter from the nvidia website, I have re-booted my machine and now the display resembles a badly knitted cardigan and is totally unusable, please any suggestions on how to resolve this issue, bearing in mind I can not use the machine once it has booted into windows ( XP Home )

  muppetmark 13:24 04 Jan 04

boot into safe mode, go to device manager, find your graphics driver and select 'roll back driver'

  Mike Mills 13:25 04 Jan 04

how do i boot into safe mode?

  VoG II 13:27 04 Jan 04

Restart and keep tapping the F8 key just before the Windows screen appears.

  Mike Mills 13:56 04 Jan 04

thanks so far, I now have a display that I can just about decipher. Have gone into the properties for my display and find that i am viewing in 4 colours and there are no alternatives to select...don't you just wish you had never started something? hahaha

  Mike Mills 14:11 04 Jan 04

Right, have loaded the updated display driver again, rebooted, kept my fingers crossed and it would appear that I am back to normal (matter of opinion!) Thanks for all your help, not sure what happened or how it was resolved but thanks for all being there anyway! Cheers!!

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