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Installing new drivers [1 year since I've done so]

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I haven't updated my GTX 470 drivers for about one year, maybe less.

I remember going through a program to properly uninstall my old Radeon drivers, and then doing it again to make sure it's clean. I turned off indexing and I can't find that file nor remember the name (so that's not much help).

I was hoping if things have changed, because I totally forgot how to properly install a new driver.

The MMO I play, Aion, has came out with new grapgic updates and I can only take advantage of them if I upgrade m drivers (so I heard).

I was wondering if you can direct me to the newest drivers, and if it wouldn't be too much trouble to let me know how to properly uninstall/install old/new drivers. Will there be an option to remove my old drivers with the new update, thanks in advance?
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http://www.nvidia.com/Download/Find.aspx?lang=en-us

You can get either the certified release, or the latest beta which is newer.


The program you're talking about is driver sweeper, and typically you don't have to use it when simply updating from one driver version to another. There will be an option to do a "clean install" I suggest just clicking that and giving it a go.
    
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Hi xquisit. As the above guy said you shouldn't have any problems simply updating to the latest drivers, but if you do it would be a good idea to give a driver sweeper a go to remove all currently installed display drivers, ensuring there are no conflicts.

Harry @ Videocardshop.
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The new nvidia drivers have a "clean install" option in them. I do that every time.
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Clean install should work perfect.
    
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Just use clean install with the new NVIDIA drivers.

Side note:
Why would you go 1 year without updating drivers? You like having slower performance on average because you are too lazy to do 5 minutes of work?

I've never understood this, tons of peoplethat I know also do this. My friend has constant issues with drivers and refuses to update them.

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