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Just got my new card and Im curious is there a good driver cleaner i should look into or will i be ok just reinstalling the new driver over the old?
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New over the old. Nice, easy, and simple. Or, if you're really cautious you can always just uninstall the old drivers the normal way instead of using a cleaner/sweeper. That's more than enough.
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I'd use driver sweeper
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I always use Driver sweeper
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Originally Posted by E-Peen View Post
New over the old. Nice, easy, and simple. Or, if you're really cautious you can always just uninstall the old drivers the normal way instead of using a cleaner/sweeper. That's more than enough.
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CCleaner is good. Supposedly the nvidia installer has a "Clean Install" option that works. I still use CCleaner and reboot before I reinstall.
    
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post #7 of 11
Install the new driver over the old, and choose 'clean install' option during setup for the drivers, which basically does the same thing as driver sweeper, only it works better.

Driver sweeping is a good idea when you switch from ATI to NV or vice-versa, but totally unnecessary when switching between cards of the same brand.
    
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Install the new driver over the old, and choose 'clean install' option during setup for the drivers, which basically does the same thing as driver sweeper, only it works better.

Driver sweeping is a good idea when you switch from ATI to NV or vice-versa, but totally unnecessary when switching between cards of the same brand.
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post #9 of 11
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alight all. just got everything installed. guess whos running with the Fermi dogs now!


Uninstalled all the old drivers manually. was about to try the clean install but didnt notice that option on the drives i got on nvidia website. should i re-install and try to use it ?
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post #10 of 11
Clean install is only for your profile settings, don't worry about it. You're good to go now start enjoying it!
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