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Sorry if this is the wrong place to ask, but when installing this new driver, should I uninstall the old one first or just go right over it?
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post #12 of 18
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Sorry if this is the wrong place to ask, but when installing this new driver, should I uninstall the old one first or just go right over it?

It really shouldn't matter.
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When you double click on the installer file, it gives you the option to uninstall the old.
Which is the thing to do, then install the new.
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When you double click on the installer file, it gives you the option to uninstall the old.
Which is the thing to do, then install the new.
Yes. That's what catalyst install manager's purpose is.

Driver Sweeper/cleaning programs are a plague.
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Yes. That's what catalyst install manager's purpose is.

Driver Sweeper/cleaning programs are a plague.
Oh really? Thanks for saying that because I was just about to install driver sweeper. What does it do that's bad?
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Oh really? Thanks for saying that because I was just about to install driver sweeper. What does it do that's bad?
People don't use it right. I'm pretty sure it responsible for 90% of all GPU driver issues.
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People don't use it right. I'm pretty sure it responsible for 90% of all GPU driver issues.
Pretty much. Plus, if you're on a fresh win7 install, driver sweeper will delete something the WinSXS folder that it shouldn't, making installing the service pack impossible.

Among other issues. Apart from the issues, I see it at as another layer of 3rd party crap I don't need.

kind of like download an installer that downloads the actual installation from the net. Redundant program.
post #18 of 18
Thanks for posting this!

By the way, in regards to installing the drivers, I just install over the old version. I haven't had one single problem installing any AMD drivers with any of the cards that I have had (all the way back to the 2400 Pro series )
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