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Windows 7: Anyone use driver sweeper?

08 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
Anyone use driver sweeper?

Does anyone thoroughly use driver sweeper before installing new drivers, or do you just install new drivers over the old? The app can remove a number of key drivers, namely ATI, Nvidia, and Realtek among others. You can download here:

Basically, uninstall the drivers from control panel, reboot into safe mode, run driver sweeper, reboot again into safe mode, and install the new drivers. Then a final reboot into 7. You can run Sweeper again, but I don't think that's necessary. I find everything is slightly smoother.

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08 Nov 2009   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

I've never used it, but I did look into it.
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09 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3

I use driver cleaner pro v1.5 free. Mostly just for graphic drivers., and chipset.
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