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Replacing nVidia with 5850 and have drivers question

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
April 6, 2010 6:35:44 AM

I just recieved an XFX Radeon 5850 I had ordered. I am replacing a PNY nvidia GeForce 9600 GT. What program should I use, if any, beyond the uninstall routine for the nVidia drivers? Is there anywhere I should look for any remnant for the nVidia drivers before installing the ATI ones and if there is a 3rd party program to remove remnants of drivers should I use it in place of the nVidia driver uninstall or after I use the nVidia uninstall. Also, what version of ATI drivers should I use and where is the best place to get them? Any help is greatly appreciated.
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a b Î Nvidia
April 6, 2010 6:56:41 AM

First of all remove the Nvidia driver from control panel then follow this steps for a clean uninstall:
1_Download and install Driver sweeper from here:
2_Boot to safe mode and open driver sweeper and click on "Nvidia" and then click on Clean
3_Boot normal to windows and install the latest ATI driver(it requires a reboot when its finished)
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April 6, 2010 7:00:32 AM

Thank you so much for the replies. Where is the best place to download 5850 drivers and what version should i get?
April 6, 2010 7:58:32 AM

The Catalyst driver link or the graphics driver link?
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a c 80 Î Nvidia
April 6, 2010 8:10:53 AM

Full Catalyst suite.