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Sapphire radeon x800xl 256mb problem

pugboy

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hiya ive got a Sapphire radeon x800xl 256mb problem

basicly fresh install of windows, everythings fine then I install the drivers from the disk and restart and i just get a black screen, the green power light doesnt go orange tho(strange)

I then restart and apply last known good settings and everythings fine again, try to reinstall and I get the same problem
 

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Try downloading the newest drivers from ATI.
 

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ok tried that now im getting a blue screen and a restart

any more ideas?
im desperate to get this working and would apreciate any ideas at all
 
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Can you put in your system specs
 

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Also, will it let you boot into safe mode?
 

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yeah it will let me boot into safemode fine

will post my system specs in one minute

thanks
 
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W/O knoeing the specs of exact your onfig is this just a quessing game. I would quess that your PSU is perhaps not up to the job or you had a nVidia card before and did not completely uninstall everything - time for a fresh windows install.