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How to: Install new video card drivers?

post #1 of 7
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Proper Video card driver install.
  • Download new drivers to desk top. (Do not install yet)
  • Download Driver Cleaner Pro. http://www.majorgeeks.com/Driver_Cle...nal_d3214.html
  • UnInstall old drivers - Rt click desktop - Properties / settings / advanced / adaptor / properties / driver.
  • Unplug internet.
  • Reboot
  • Cancel out of auto install programs that will pop up.
  • Run Driver Cleaner Pro for your driver set.
  • Reboot
  • Cancel out of auto install programs that will pop up.
  • Install new drivers.
  • Reboot
post #2 of 7
Well put nice faq!
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then play some cs: source
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thanks. clear and concise. that is what the dummie here needs more of in the world. i wish all faq were as clean!
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it looks long.
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Why unplug internet?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gonX
Why unplug internet?
After you run Drive Cleaner the first time you should reboot in safe mode and run Drive Cleaner again to make sure all the files are gone. I noticed in safe mode is the only way to make sure all traces of old drivers are gone.

Now to your question, running in safe mode will disable virus protection and firewalls. That is why you should unplug from the net, just as a precaution.
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