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I have had a Dell XPS 710 for about a year and a half now. It has the nVidia 8600 GTS in it. Since I have had it, I have had to make a choice as far as what drivers to use. If I want the best graphics and options for my games, I have to use the latest nVidia drivers. Makes sense, right? Except that when I do, I can't play DVD's. No matter what software I use, it crashes to the dreaded blue screen every time it tries to play one. It says something about the file "nv4_disp.dll". I can read a DVD and look at the contents. But It will not play a movie or video. I have tried reloading all my DVD devices but it doesn't help. The only cure I have found is reloading the default nVidia drivers that came with the machine. Then DVD's play fine. But then of course I have no nVidia control panel to make my games look decent. Personally I would rather just upgrade my video card but that isn't an option right now. Anyone have any ideas?
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Sorry about the wait on the reply.

You said you use the latest nVidia drivers to play games - are you getting these from nvidia.com or support.dell.com? Have you tried both? Have you tried older ForceWare versions, from either site?
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