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Well I have a PNY 6200 in my rig before it died so I THINK I uninstalled drivers. Then after I deleted the whole NVidia folder from my system files.

Is it cool to install say ATI drivers now?

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Yeah. If you delete drivers you need, your OS will see that and get them for you.
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Some drivers are hidden in Windows Sys32 folder. Use Driver Cleaner Pro to remove 'em.
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Some drivers are hidden in Windows Sys32 folder. Use Driver Cleaner Pro to remove 'em.
Will it remove other things? Like my onboard drivers?

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Will it remove other things? Like my onboard drivers?

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I don't think it would ever remove VIA UniChrome drivers!
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Here is a guide:
1) R/Click My Computer
2) Select Manage> Device Manager
3) Expand Display Adapter> R/Click NVIDIA GeForce xxxx/ATI Radeon xxxx
4) Select Uninstall> Confirm Device Removal> OK
5) Restart Computer
6) Enter Safe Mode..Tap F8 during Post
7) Once in Safe Mode> Run Driver Cleaner Pro> Select nVidia (not nForceChipset/For ATI select ATI, ATI CCC, ATI WMD)> start Cleaning
8) Do step 7 Twice
9) Restart Computer> Cancel out of New Found Hardware Wizard
10) Navigate to the Location of your Drivers and Install.
 
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Originally Posted by Anth0789 View Post
Here is a guide:
1) R/Click My Computer
2) Select Manage> Device Manager
3) Expand Display Adapter> R/Click NVIDIA GeForce xxxx/ATI Radeon xxxx
4) Select Uninstall> Confirm Device Removal> OK
5) Restart Computer
6) Enter Safe Mode..Tap F8 during Post
7) Once in Safe Mode> Run Driver Cleaner Pro> Select nVidia (not nForceChipset/For ATI select ATI, ATI CCC, ATI WMD)> start Cleaning
8) Do step 7 Twice
9) Restart Computer> Cancel out of New Found Hardware Wizard
10) Navigate to the Location of your Drivers and Install.
i though you can't insall Ati drivers in safe mode
    
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I don't think it would ever remove VIA UniChrome drivers!
LMAO

OK guys the card is already removed and has long since been RMA'd...

I want to know if it's OK to install another card (ATI) and the drivers

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Originally Posted by BlankThis View Post
LMAO

OK guys the card is already removed and has long since been RMA'd...

I want to know if it's OK to install another card (ATI) and the drivers

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yep... go ahead and install it
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post #10 of 10
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yep... go ahead and install it
Right-O thank you!



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