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So I got my new Video card in today (MSI R6970). Currently I have an Nvidia card. The process I was thinking was of doing:

1. Uninstall Nvidia drivers & software, shut down

2. Switch out cards

3. Power up and load AMD drivers

4. Profit

I'm sure this is a fairly simple procedure I just want to make sure I avoid conflicts if at all possible.

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Before you install the AMD drivers, I'd run driver sweeper first.
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Before you install the AMD drivers, I'd run driver sweeper first.
This ^

Just uninstalling rarely gets rid of all of the older drivers. Stuff gets left behind
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This ^
This.

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^ This.
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Originally Posted by blackbalt89 View Post
^ This.
Incorrect.

Quote:
This.
^ This

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Incorrect.

^ This

no this!
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no this!
What in the world are you thinking?

This^
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I'd never use driver sweeper. Uninstall drivers via control panel, reboot twice, uninstall drivers again via device manager, reboot twice, check for any lingering autorun entries or files, if all is ok, shudown and install new card/drivers.
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Incorrect.



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