my first inclination would be to perform a "cuda" reset... but I'm not a techie, so I don't know the implications.<br><br>Second inclination would be to start eliminating potential issues... <br><br>unplug all of the USB devices but the keyboard and try starting her up....<br><br>once you get it started up, start up once with the Mac OS Base extensions...<br><br> drop the video upgrade, and see what happens...<br><br>report back what these options do...<br><br>you might want to save the "cuda" reset until you try these options...<br><br>***<br>"I know God won't give me anything I can't handle. I just wish He didn't trust me so much." --Mother Teresa
"In the old days, you'd finish a day's work and announce, 'I'm done.' Nobody ever does that now. There's never enough time." -- Elliott Masie