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hi ,
till now my process of installing a new driver was like this:
1)uninstall drivers,physx,hd,audio and 3d.
2)go to safe mode and use driver sweeper to delete all remains of driver.
3)install new driver with clean install checked....

so now i want to ask whether these steps r necessary with new drivers or not...

what should be the correct install process for new drivers..
i have seen people say that with new drivers i dont need to do any other thing except for checking the clean install option....

thnx in advance....
post #2 of 18
I think you can just install new nVidia drivers over old ones. Only in rare case will this cause issues. (And if it does, the process you listed is how you deal with it, so it's not hard to take care of)

Computers are sophisticated enough to handle this... you don't need to hold their hands the entire way.

Even so, your method is perfectly valid, if probably long winded.
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I think you can just install new nVidia drivers over old ones. Only in rare case will this cause issues. (And if it does, the process you listed is how you deal with it, so it's not hard to take care of)

Computers are sophisticated enough to handle this... you don't need to hold their hands the entire way.

Even so, your method is perfectly valid, if probably long winded.
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I think you can just install new nVidia drivers over old ones. Only in rare case will this cause issues. (And if it does, the process you listed is how you deal with it, so it's not hard to take care of)

Computers are sophisticated enough to handle this... you don't need to hold their hands the entire way.

Even so, your method is perfectly valid, if probably long winded.
ok,so it means i dont even need to uninstall older drivers...just run new drivers and check clean nstall...
is that it???
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ok,so it means i dont even need to uninstall older drivers...just run new drivers and check clean nstall...
is that it???
Pretty much.
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ok thnx guys....
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ok,so it means i dont even need to uninstall older drivers...just run new drivers and check clean nstall...
is that it???
Well I actually don't even do that, but if you don't have any AA profiles stored it shouldn't do any harm
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Well I actually don't even do that, but if you don't have any AA profiles stored it shouldn't do any harm
ya i have no aa profiles or any custom setting.....
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hey i got some problem trying installing the new drivers this way...see


pls help what is it???
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I'm reading that if you click OK it proceeds to finish installation.
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