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Well, I'm upgrading from this ****ty little POS to a 9600GT. I recently installed

the 175.19 drivers for my current card, and the 9600GT has the same drivers

(duh). So should I clean the current drivers and then do a fresh install after I

stick in the 9600GT? Or am I good to go as it is?



If I need to re-install, will just "Uninstall" from Device Manager do, or

do I need to use software like drivercleaner?
Edited by Brythe - 7/8/08 at 2:54pm
    
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It would be better if you installed it clean if you know what I mean. Yes use Driver Cleaner Pro to clean drivers then reinstall them and your good to go.
 
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Clear the drivers with DCP, install the new card, install new drivers.
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Is there a FREE alternative to drivercleaner pro?
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Brythe View Post
Is there a FREE alternative to drivercleaner pro?
Yes its free:
http://downloads.guru3d.com/download.php?det=745

Guide here:
http://www.overclock.net/2401471-post4.html

 
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Replace card and boot. If you have issues, uninstall and reinstall drivers.
Why clean drivers if you're going to use the same ones?
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Quote:
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Is there a FREE alternative to drivercleaner pro?
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Great I thought this was gonna cost me $9.99.

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Why reinstall drivers? That's stupid. You don't have to.
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