Nvidia driver crashing Windows

Hi,

I have a HP dv9000 laptop with Nvidia GeForce 8600M Graphics card. After I installed windows 7 on it, I tried to update it with the latest driver from Nvidia website. As soon as the installation is completed, it prompts for a restart and the windows crashes upon restart. I have tried this numerous times and it is consistent every single time. The only option I have is to restore it back and then use the Standard VGA Graphics Adapter. Unfortunately, this means that I cannot use it for any games or any of the advanced features. Even at a minimum, I cannot even change the brightness of the screen.

Any help is appreciated, even how to increase the brightness will help. I have already tried Fn+F8 and all other hotkey combinations.

Thanks,
Suresh
 

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Last updated March 13, 2018 Views 1,638 Applies to:
Answer

Press F8 on Boot and uninstall Your current graphic drivers. Restart and install drivers from below.

M oded Nvidia drivers ver 186.82.

    How to install them under Win7 :
   1. Download driver here , double click and select extract,
   2. Download from this site with drivers also INF Modified and replace original INF in extracted folder,
   3. Install & reboot.


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