• Windows 7 64-bit SP1 with updates, fresh install
  • Intel Core 2 Duo E4500
  • 3GB RAM
  • MSI GeForce 210 1GB (passive cooling)
  • Abit IB9 motherboard (no integrated graphics)
  • nothing overclocked

Everything works great with built-in VGA drivers, but after installing nVidia drivers
(no matter what version, tried various from 266.58 to 310.70 with clean uninstall/install)

system restarts to complete the drivers installation, and then gets BSOD (BCCode: 116) trying to boot.

Booting in safe mode and restoring VGA drivers makes it boot properly again.

I tried:

  • testing memory with memtest
  • disabling devices (sound & network) in BIOS
  • cleaning dust

What can I do to install nVidia drivers?

  • Did you download drivers from MSI or nVidia? – Dave M Dec 8 '12 at 14:32
  • From nVidia's site – mati Dec 8 '12 at 14:36

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