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i can't play with sl (opengl Nvidia crash )


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hi everyone i have notebook with a nvidia 540M and i7

my driver are laters 280.26

i'ts a week i try to play in sl but when i try to login my laptop go black screen and apperars an advice

The NVIDIA OpenGL driver lost connection with the display
driver and is unable to continue. The application must close.

what i can do? i try sl firestorm and other but nothing change

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This particular issue with nVidia graphics cards has been going on for a long time and is not limited to Second Life.  Although a lot of people have tried to fix the problem, I have not found any one fix that works for everyone.  The problem seems to be caused by the graphics driver timing-out--you may want to try turning-off CUDA in the nVidia driver settings Control Panel (some people have had success with this and it is very easy to try--if it doesn't help, you are not out much time or effort).  The problem seems worst with the newest nVidia cards, from what I can find, but can occur on almost any nVidia card.

I know this isn't a definitive answer but take some comfort in knowing that you are far from alone.

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I've actually found a fix for this after alot of digging around.

Two things you can do

 

1) use a alot older Nvidia driver 260's seem to work for firestorm and other newer viewers

2) Disable basic shaders ( this works the best and easiest thing to do )

Also you can do a registery edit and set the delay to zero in one spot but that isnt' recommended if you don't know what your doing right so best to disable basic shaders

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