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post #11 of 20
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and Razi3l you have to uninstall CCC before you use driver sweeper. it does make a difference mostly because it removes all the ACE and Overdrive and registry stuff a normal uninstall leaves behind.

Yea I know that, I never had problems with it before but after a while it started acting up (after cata 10.2) and its always weird when I use driver sweeper so I don't. There really is no need to for me anyway.
    
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Well I think I uninst. CCC from it or the control panel, then run CCleaner on the registry, restart, run CCleaner again and see if it picks up anything, if not, install the latest CCC


When I restart, thats when I should put in the 6870 right?
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Just uninstall, reboot and install the latest drivers if you don't have any issues. There is no reason to use 3rd party program just to uninstall a driver under those circumstances.
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Some Driver Sweeper versions deleted some files pertaining to ATI/nVidia which were not supposed to be deleted.

The result: You cannot install Win 7 SP1 without having to go through a hassle.

Long story short: Driver Sweeper is not necessary unless someome benchmarks and proves so!
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Just uninstall them when you open your new drivers. It's an option... Either install or uninstall. easy as that. Restart, take out the ethernet cord, then install the new ones.
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Is it really necessary to go through uninstalling drivers, and running DriverSweeper?

Plugging in the card, and installing drivers for new card should be enough, w/o uninstalling old drivers, as they will be replaced by new drivers.
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Just uninstall them when you open your new drivers. It's an option... Either install or uninstall. easy as that. Restart, take out the ethernet cord, then install the new ones.
^This
And you wonder why so many people have driver issues.Click the new driver package,run.Select uninstall first-when finished reboot.Restart,click driver package,select install,wait untill done.How hard is it people?I have been using ATI drivers for 10 years.I have never ever had a driver install fail.
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Is it really necessary to go through uninstalling drivers, and running DriverSweeper?

Plugging in the card, and installing drivers for new card should be enough, w/o uninstalling old drivers, as they will be replaced by new drivers.



Only takes like 2 minutes, and if you have an SSD shouldn't take long at all. Just removes a variable from the equation (whether or not you will have some sort of issue)
post #19 of 20
Turn off computer, pull out old card, put in new card, restart. Should have 0 issues since they're both ATI cards.
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Uninstall with Control Panel, Pop in new card, install new drivers.....
    
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