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I know it's a physx problem and normally posted in nvidia forums but i was wondering if this problem has happened to any ati/amd users.

So, i get a 6950 upgrading from a gtx 470 which had physx and i used it in games like trine, metro 2033 etc.

I uninstalled all nvidia software including physx because i didnt think i needed it anymore because i have a amd card now........and it doesnt use physx.

But now everytime i try to load a game that used physx or a benchmark like 3dmark vantage, it just says missing physxloader.dll.

I've tried manually downloading physxloader.dll i've tried reinstalling physx it gives me an error "The currently installed drivers are newer than what you are trying to install. aborting the installation."

I have no clue what to do at all even in the slightest, I REALLY don't want to reformat.

I appreciate all the help ocn has given me thanks a bunch guys.
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try going to nvidia's site and downloading the most current physx driver after running driver sweeper to make sure all nvidia drivers are gone. its worked for me before
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Originally Posted by DrBrownfinger View Post
try going to nvidia's site and downloading the most current physx driver after running driver sweeper to make sure all nvidia drivers are gone. its worked for me before
I tried that as well, got the same error /currently installed drivers newer than what you are trying to install.
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I had this same issue. To fix my problem I had to use driver sweeper to uninstall physx. The restart, install physx again and restart again. Fixed my problem.

EDIT: You said it wasnt working, not sure how to fix then, but if the drivers are saying that drivers are already installed, then the old drivers werent removed correctly.
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Did you run driver sweeper in safe mode?
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Yea, install physx.
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Driver Sweeper to get out all the nVIDIA related stuff?
   
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post #8 of 8
Try copy/paste the physxloader.dll to the System32 folder, worked for me with Metro2033, this was with physx installed.
Edited by cokker - 2/1/11 at 2:20pm
    
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