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Hi guys I'm going to be putting a GTX 760 in my machine tomorrow... Currently I'm running an AMD card with AMD 13.12 drivers
What program do I use to fully uninstall all of the drivers and folders? To then be able to run the nVidia card and install their drivers

Thanks
Luke
post #2 of 6

You don't have to do anything fancy if you don't want to. You can just use the Windows control panel.

 

However, you can use Driver Fusion which used to be Driver Sweeper:

 

http://treexy.com/products/driver-fusion/download

 

http://treexy.com/products/driver-fusion?ref=dfDownload#free-features


Edited by TwoCables - 1/16/14 at 12:09pm
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I have used "Display Driver Uninstaller" in the past and never had a single issue with driver re-installations or card swaps.
Pretty straightforward and intuitive ... (fool proof) biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post

You don't have to do anything fancy if you don't want to. You can just use the Windows control panel.

This.

I've never understood the reason why there is some special way to remove drivers. I've gone from Nvidia to AMD and AMD to Nvidia all using the Control Panel and never had any issues. Like I always said... I must have a magic machine.
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Uninstall driver from control panel, then to get rid of anything else boot into safe-mode, run driver-sweeper: http://www.guru3d.com/content_page/guru3d_driver_sweeper.html
And then run CCleaner to get rid of anything else left thumb.gif
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This.

I've never understood the reason why there is some special way to remove drivers. I've gone from Nvidia to AMD and AMD to Nvidia all using the Control Panel and never had any issues. Like I always said... I must have a magic machine.

 

lol

 

I've come to think that it's a way to satisfy a person's obsessive-compulsiveness.

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