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Okay not sure what section this goes in but it's to do with one of my PC games.

I just installed the drivers for my new 5870 (yeah Christmas came early for me) and I tried launching Just Cause 2 and it doesn't open. I've had this problem before with DiRT2 and I can't remember how I got round it.
Anyone know how to solve this problem?

Thanks BMorrisSly

EDIT: All my steam games do not open actually, just tried launching black ops and it said Steam must be running to play this game, I'll try restarting steam..
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Might want to consider using Drive Sweeper. First uninstall the driver through Control Panel, then delete the ATI folder that has the previous Display Drivers in it. And grats on the early present. I'm a finger-click away from buying myself a GTX 480, lol.
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Keep in mind it's generally recommended to do a driver sweep (using whatever program) while you're in safe mode. The process is usually something like this (feel free to correct me, professionals)
1. Uninstall graphics drivers from control panel, and shutdown
2. Reboot in safe mode
3. Run sweeper
4. Reboot in normal mode
5. Install newest driver
6. Reboot once more
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Originally Posted by Katana View Post
Keep in mind it's generally recommended to do a driver sweep (using whatever program) while you're in safe mode. The process is usually something like this (feel free to correct me, professionals)
1. Uninstall graphics drivers from control panel, and shutdown
2. Reboot in safe mode
3. Run sweeper
4. Reboot in normal mode
5. Install newest driver
6. Reboot once more
Yeah, this is the step-by-step route.
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