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NVidia driver: 296.10

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March 16, 2012 8:53:59 PM

Planning to buy GTX560 Ti. Currently have a GT240 with the latest drivers.

Was wondering, would i need to uninstall then reinstall the latest drivers once i put the GTX560 in?
Also, is there a procedure that i have to follow to ensure that its all uninstalled? or any places where an nVidia folder/subfolder is hidden that i need to delete?

Thanks in advanced

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March 16, 2012 9:07:20 PM

Even though they may use the same drivers, I would still uninstall them.

If I were you - I would download driver sweeper, delete all old drivers, then shut down your computer.

Install your new GPU while it's shut down (also make sure to disconnect the power cable from the power supply).

Now once booted back up - install the new drivers. That will assure you have no issues with drivers.
March 16, 2012 9:30:31 PM

Depending on your card, it might do it its self. I have an evga gtx 580 and when i upgraded from my 570 it asked if i wanted to delete my old drivers before installing the new ones. But most likely i would delete the old ones first, just to be safe.
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March 16, 2012 9:31:49 PM

i have gone into the "drive sweeper" website, i got to the download page (http://downloads.guru3d.com/), which one of them do i download to get rid of the drivers?
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March 16, 2012 9:44:22 PM

wrenaudrey said:
i have gone into the "drive sweeper" website, i got to the download page (http://downloads.guru3d.com/), which one of them do i download to get rid of the drivers?

i got it from here:
http://phyxion.net/item/driver-sweeper.html
works great. btw, i boot into safe mode to clean up everything (press F8 after post, before windows)
March 16, 2012 10:05:03 PM

is going into safe mode needed or not really?
March 16, 2012 10:07:35 PM

Safe mode would be better.

Haha looniam - I posted 10 seconds after you.
Anonymous
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March 16, 2012 10:25:14 PM

i am quick on the ping :) 
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