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Driver update quick question

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  • Device Manager
  • Drivers
  • CD-Rom
  • Windows 7
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May 6, 2011 4:29:43 AM

Built my new system today. Installed the Drivers for my GTX 580 off the CD that came with the box. I now want to update my drivers from the EVGA website and I just want to make sure I am doing it right since I'm no longer using XP, but Win 7.

From the CD I was able to install the Drivers, 3D Vision, HD Audio, PhysX System, EVGA Precision. (not sure what the PhysX is)

Thanks for any help!

I believe I have several Options

1) Device Manager > Display adapters > - right-click NVIDIA GTX 580 > Update Driver Software

2) Device Manager > Display adapters > Uninstall

3) Control Panel > Uninstall a program > - Nvidia Graphics Drivers 266.58

4) Double click 270.61-desktop-win7-winvista-64bit-english-whql.exe and let the Win 7 Gods handle the process

5) Some other really good method, running driver clean pro and then installing the new drivers.

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a b $ Windows 7
May 6, 2011 7:21:41 AM

Nvidia have recently updated their installer. Grab the latest driver from geforce.com and just run the installation. It will give you the option to upgrade the existing driver or perform a clean installation.
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May 6, 2011 8:15:05 AM

Bingo! Thank ya!
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May 6, 2011 8:15:14 AM

Best answer selected by dankcik09.
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a b $ Windows 7
May 6, 2011 8:28:34 AM

Pleasure's all mine.
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