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    Red face nVIDIA stupidity?

    This fits the term, shooting yourself in the foot...

    Posted at Omega DRIVE's Little Corner:

    Well, as most of you have heard by now, I will not be releasing any more Omega drivers for nvidia cards...
    I received an E-Mail from nvidia on June 17, it was from one of their attorneys... he told me that what I was doing was illegal...the only thing he had against me was the nvidia logo on my page, so he told me that I must remove it immediately because people would get confused an think that my drivers are official nvidia drivers, so I told him that there is no problem, the logo will go...
    Then, just a few days ago, I got an E-Mail from Zardon telling me that nvidia E-Mailed him about my drivers, and told him to REMOVE THE DRIVERS FROM DRIVERHEAVEN...
    See ya! nvidia...



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    One would think that they nVIDIA would appreciate having drivers tweaked for free...
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    I used to use his Voodoo3 drivers. 3DFX never whined about him as far as I know. Maybe they weren't in much of a position to

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    ATi did not complain either...

    Wonder what the reasoning is at nVIDIA...
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    I find that very funny. As too why they would do this now is anyones guess.
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    Sounds like a Brain Fart to me..LOL

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    SUX i enjoyed your drivers better than nvidias.

    O well thanks for all you did.

    and good luck to u in your pursuits!.

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    yeah I used to use their drivers on my old radeon 32mb ddr....

    go nvidia,

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    It sounds like there is some sort of dispute because they are using nVidia logos on their page and nVidia is worrying that the stability or image quality of the drivers might get comprimized. The easiest way for them to simplify this is to send a nasty letter with threats and just make them shut down. This really sucks, but that is what life is all about now. Drop it and move on I guess is all you can do at this point unless nVidia backs down for charity reasons.
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    Still doesn't make sense though.

    If people wanted to use the other drivers then they take that chance. I don't think NVIDIA would support them anyway. The first thing they are going to ask someone is what driver they are using.

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    I guess they were worried he'd make the early FX Ultra's not suck.

    Vaccuum cleaners always suck. They showed him.

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    Yeah, I don't get it either. Sure, they aren't official nVidia drivers, but if someone wants certified drivers, they can always go to www.nvidia.com (which is where I suspect MOST people go). My guess is that they don't want people probing into their propped up drivers anymore. Before the "FX" series, there was little to question about nVidia's performance.
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    Originally posted by Todd a
    It sounds like there is some sort of dispute because they are using nVidia logos on their page ...

    The logos were already pulled off the website as per request from nVIDIA.
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    Originally posted by ThreeOnTheTree
    My guess is that they don't want people probing into their propped up drivers anymore. Before the "FX" series, there was little to question about nVidia's performance.
    Yah and not there next set of drivers has another mysterious boost in performance. You'll never guess what app it is with. Yup it is only for boosting score in Game4 of 3DMark2003. Sounds fishy to me. Why don't they boost the performance in something that people actually play. What about business apps? No. They only the performance in one benchmark that they said was a bad benchmark.
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    Originally posted by slingblade
    Someone posted a while back about Nvidia putting the brakes on third-party driver fiddling but I couldn't find the original message. Anyway, I went to Omega's Little Corner just now and found some encouraging news on the front page. This may be of interest to the 5 remaining users of Nvidia products left in these forums.


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    More reasons to hate NVIDIA even more

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