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I'm downloading the 260.99 as we speak. Is it any good?

Plus... I've been reading some articles on the internet and it says that I need to uninstall my current driver before upgrading to a new one? How do I do that exactly?
    
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dounload, install, driver sweeper. Use in safe-mode
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dounload, install, driver sweeper. Use in safe-mode
I did not understand what you just said... Please explain it more elaborately? xD
    
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Download and install driver sweeper. Uninstall drivers. run comp in safe-mode run driver sweeper to eliminate any traces of old drivers.
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Originally Posted by stratman View Post
Download and install driver sweeper. Uninstall drivers. run comp in safe-mode run driver sweeper to eliminate any traces of old drivers.
This is if, and only if, you have issues with a driver set. 99% of the time you don't, these are not ATi drivers

@tryagainplss, just do an upgrade install and you'll be fine, rarely do any issues arise with an upgrade on the green side. I've personally done a bunch of successful upgrades on my current 470 as well as my dad's 8800gt.

Driver Sweeper is a last ditch effort, not a preemptive strike.

Just download and install the 260.99 set, then enjoy your new drivers ^^

[260.99 are working just fine on my 470, no issues for the past month[?] or so
    
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Just download and install the 260.99 set, then enjoy your new drivers ^^
Thanks xD
    
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You can also click the "clean install" option when installing the drivers.
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A guide if you need to know:


D/L Driver Sweeper below and install it.

Driver Sweeper Download Link

Quote:
1) Uninstall your GPU drivers and Physx
2) Restart Computer
3) Enter Safe Mode..Tap F8 during Post
4) Once in Safe Mode> Open Phyxion.net > Driver Sweeper > Select Nvidia Driver/ Nvidia Physx also (not nForceChipset)> Start Cleaning
5) Restart Computer
6) Navigate to the Location of your Drivers and Install them.
 
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