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I recently had a problem with my windows 7 64 bit which couldn't boot up anymore and I was advised to wipe my drive and install a fresh copy. I did not have a 64 bit version anymore so I installed a 32 bit version. I installed it onto my ssd which i have as a boot drive, with everything else I have on a separate drive.

The problem I have is I think that I have incorrectly installed motherboard and graphics drivers. I don't have the cd for the motherboard anymore so I went online to try and find the drivers, but I don't think I got the right ones, and because of it I am getting BSODs for running some games and a lot of crashing.

How do I remove these drivers and how do I find the right drivers for my system? Thanks.
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I recently had a problem with my windows 7 64 bit which couldn't boot up anymore and I was advised to wipe my drive and install a fresh copy. I did not have a 64 bit version anymore so I installed a 32 bit version. I installed it onto my ssd which i have as a boot drive, with everything else I have on a separate drive.

The problem I have is I think that I have incorrectly installed motherboard and graphics drivers. I don't have the cd for the motherboard anymore so I went online to try and find the drivers, but I don't think I got the right ones, and because of it I am getting BSODs for running some games and a lot of crashing.

How do I remove these drivers and how do I find the right drivers for my system? Thanks.

Remove the older drivers using the add remove progrtams features of Windows and then use the newest drivers you can find from Nvidia or AMD (depending on what VC you have).

If it still persists use older stable drivers for you video card. See if that solvges the problem with your games,.
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Did you get the drivers from the manufacturer's web site directly? Or some random driver download site?
 
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