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For the life of me I cannot get AA to work anymore in Mass Effect 2, nor does nhancer want to run either. AA used to work great in the game when forced through either nhancer or nvidia control panel. That was a few months ago then I put the game down for a bit, time went by and nvidia drivers were updated a few times. Now running the 266.xx drivers, it just won't run ME2 with AA enabled.

The only thing I haven't tried, which was recommended from guru3d forum was to try driver sweeper; it worked for a member on there who is having the same exact issue as I.

My question is about driver sweeper, Ive never used it. Is there anything I need to be aware of or is it safe to use?

Thanks very much and hopefully I can get AA back on me2
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Originally Posted by brkbeatjunkie View Post
For the life of me I cannot get AA to work anymore in Mass Effect 2, nor does nhancer want to run either. AA used to work great in the game when forced through either nhancer or nvidia control panel. That was a few months ago then I put the game down for a bit, time went by and nvidia drivers were updated a few times. Now running the 266.xx drivers, it just won't run ME2 with AA enabled.

The only thing I haven't tried, which was recommended from guru3d forum was to try driver sweeper; it worked for a member on there who is having the same exact issue as I.

My question is about driver sweeper, Ive never used it. Is there anything I need to be aware of or is it safe to use?

Thanks very much and hopefully I can get AA back on me2
as far as I know it just gets rid of all the small cache files that the uninstaller does not get when you uninstall the old drivers. It is safe to use as I have seen many people use it. I have never used it myself because I never really had to when I installed new drivers.

Although I think I will the next time drivers are updated. I just need to know where to download the program and how to use it.

Sorry about the limited info but I hope I answered your question!
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I use this to remove drivers when I have problems:

http://www.drivercleaner.net/

I used Driver Sweeper once, it didn't give me any problems but that was quite a while back. Speaking of cleaning, I need to clean my drivers as I'm missing tesselation controls.
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as far as I know it just gets rid of all the small cache files that the uninstaller does not get when you uninstall the old drivers. It is safe to use as I have seen many people use it. I have never used it myself because I never really had to when I installed new drivers.

Although I think I will the next time drivers are updated. I just need to know where to download the program and how to use it.

Sorry about the limited info but I hope I answered your question!
http://phyxion.net/Driver-Sweeper/Dr...Version-2-9-0/

theres the dev site
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