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So my HD4850 got here today...

I promptly installed and used the CD (I knew better but you know how things get sometimes)...

I then download the HotFix and installed it... But I am not sure if finished or took...

In CCC it says I have:
Driver Packaging Version8.50.3-080514a1-064602C-ATI

Is that the latest Version? I would guess the 8.6 driver set would read 8.6

Next then since it did not install how do I go about doing a clean install?
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Get Driver Cleaner from our Downloads.
Remove the drivers in Add/Remove, reboot into Safe Mode and run Driver Cleaner.
Reboot and load the new drivers.
    
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Make sure you don't install the drivers in Safe Mode though!
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Thanks for the quick response...

Which drivers in Add/Remove (Add/Remove Programs)?

Also which drivers to remove with Driver Cleaner? It Gives me a tone of ATI drivers! Also I had Nvidia GPU before this and (there is a IGP which is nvidia too)?
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Originally Posted by 2Late4Me View Post
Thanks for the quick response...

Which drivers in Add/Remove (Add/Remove Programs)?

Also which drivers to remove with Driver Cleaner? It Gives me a tone of ATI drivers! Also I had Nvidia GPU before this and (there is a IGP which is nvidia too)?
Get rid of everything.
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Remove the drivers in Add/Remove,
In Add/Remove Programs I don't have anything?

Is there another Add/Remove? Are we talking about Device Manager?


So I will

#1.Un-Install all ATI drivers (from device manager)
#2.Reboot to Safe Mode
#3.Use DC to Remove anything labeled ATI
#4.Reboot to Normal Mode
#5.Install the HotFix (which comes with CCC and Drivers)

So I have that correct?
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step 4.5: reinstall drivers in normal mode, reboot
Edited by slngsht - 6/27/08 at 4:39am
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HotFix comes with driver? "The Hotfix includes the Display Driver and Catalyst Control Center." That is from here

or are there other drivers I need? before doing the hotfix?
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