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Hmm Driver Sweeper?

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So occasionally I see some people on some threads say "Oh run driver sweeper after you uninstall XX drivers".

I am curious has anyone around these parts used this program a lot? I am big on OS cleaner utilities. Curious if this one would do good or harm my computer any. Any opinions or thoughts will be much appreciated!
post #2 of 5
imo, it's not really needed (with nvidia drivers at least) but i usually use it anyway.
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It's a good program but a lot of people stated that it does cause problems "some times". So I wouldn't use it just to be safe.
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post #4 of 5
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Hmm, I am not sure. I went to what I think was the actual website: http://www.guru3d.com/category/driversweeper/

Downloaded it and every time I open it up, it wants to update and then closes itself and puts a random helper filer on my desktop. Hmm
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I guess I'm just hesitant to use something that seems a tad broken with the update thing. But I'll give it a shot and hope it doesn't break everything!
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