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10.9 + nvidia GeForce 210 failing
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- CPU ( Intel Core 2 Duo 2.93 GHz)
- Graphic Card by exact name (nVidia GeForce 210 1GB DDR3)

- RAM Kingston 2 x 2GB 1066 Mhz DDR3
- MotherBoard Chipset (North Bridge: Intel G41 [Gigabyte GA-41M Combo] )
- Wlan (None)

- Ethernet (Realtek AR8151)
- Audio Card (VIA VT1708S)


Hi there!

First I was happy with my 10.9.2 Mavericks. I could even play Starcraft2 flawlessly

Then, a software update failed and wouldnt boot again.

So, I decided to reinstall again 10.9 but this time the screen went dark every time I booted.


I followed the instructions in that post, and I could make it to the Desktop, but with the Graphics Card not working properly, since is detected as a default. The screen flickers every time something moves.

Do you guys have an idea to get the card working again?

I think that if the backup drivers are restored could bring again the problem.

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Did you backup the drivers before you installed, the software update? Because then you can simply put them back. If you stil know the source, download and reinstall the kexts.

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