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installing a soundcard

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do you really need to use something like driver sweeper to install a new soundcard? or can i just disable onboard sound? i just dont want to have driver issues when my card comes. pointer would be great.
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just install and disable onboard sound, if you have any driver issues just use driver sweeper its easy and takes like 30 seconds.
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well hope everything go's smooth. i never used drive sweeper,but there is a thread on this.thx
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You don't have to do anything special other than seating the card and installing the drivers. If the card works, it'll work without having to do anything else. If not, just return it and grab something else.
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post #5 of 5
I'd still uninstall previous audio drivers with Driver Sweeper and disable onboard sound in BIOS.
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