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How do I install crossfire properly?

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I just got my 2nd 7970. Can someone take me in a step by step proses how to install my drivers properly?

I just want to make sure I've done it correctly. Thanks thumb.gif
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Downlaod driver sweeper
Delete your current drivers through the control panel (uninstall programs)
Shut down.
Reboot in safe mode
Run drivers sweeper and clean the ati drivers
shut down
install the second card with one crossfire bridge (i disconnect from the internet for this next part so you don't end up getting generic drivers installed when you boot up)
turn on the computer
install drivers
make sure you enable crossfire.
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here is a link in OCN that may help you. Yes, you can use the driver sweeper method that RavageTheEarth suggested. Many others have utilized other methods and have had success in rectifying their issues. Just providing more options for you. Good Luck.

http://www.overclock.net/t/988215/how-to-properly-uninstall-ati-amd-software-drivers-for-graphics-cards
 
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