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Message 1206023 - Posted: 15 Mar 2012, 4:05:37 UTC

Downloaded Seti@home and installed. Restarted computer and lost video completely. Changed videocards and still nothing. I have hp workstation xw8200 8g ram dual xeon 3.4g processors and nv8400gs w/256. shows harddrive activity after boot.
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Message 1206033 - Posted: 15 Mar 2012, 5:15:00 UTC
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There are no computers attached to your account. You might need to re-try the S@H install.

AFAIK, Neither BOINC nor S@H should impact your video, unless you have a corrupt video driver. S@H MIGHT cause significant video lag if used for GPU processing, especially with a borderline GPU like the 8400.
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Message 1208088 - Posted: 20 Mar 2012, 0:12:02 UTC

I ran into almost the same problem about 6-9 months ago, restart into safe mode, uninstall the nvidia drivers to an earlier version (from last time I tried 283.xx or earlier) and then restart your system. Everything works good? Then research a newer and more reliable power supply in my case that was the issue, doing all the test scans and everything turned out good, but as soon as I put the card to full load I would fail always, hope this helps.
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