Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: proper driver update

28 Aug 2009   #1

Windows 7
proper driver update


I do that:
1. Uninstall driver
2. remove what left with driver sweeper
3. Reboot and try to install new driver BUT win7 automatically find their stock driver for 7600GT and installs it, damn it.
Maybe I don't need to do that anymore?
So, my question is:
What are the proper way to update video card drivers in windows 7?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Aug 2009   #2
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

hi rookalius and welcome to sevenforums,

i don't quite understand your problem.

what happens if you try installing the new driver after the stock drivers get installed?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Aug 2009   #3

Windows 7

If I install the new one without uninstalling the curent driver, then everything installs fine. But there are some previous driver files left, maybe it is not important.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

28 Aug 2009   #4

Windows 7 SP1 x64

There won't be any leftovers ii you reinstall a driver, instead the new driver is going to overwrite all of the old driver files so don't worry about it...
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Aug 2009   #5


Once you download your drivers from Nvidia and install them, you'll be fine.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Aug 2009   #6

Windows 7

ok, ill do that, thanx.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 proper driver update

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Dell Video Driver update or hard drive update?
After compiling all my drivers, I noticed that the video driver page offers to downloads as seen here Intel GMA High Definition Graphics Driver Driver Details | Dell US Do I just need the update package or will I need to install the hard drive option below it as well?
Driver error possibly preventing proper sleep and shut down
Just recently I started having an issue where I would come back and my computer would be off, when I had left it on, so I am assuming that when I leave for a long enough time it attempts to enter sleep mode, somehow fails and shuts down, because then I get a "windows failed to shut down properly"...
BSOD Help and Support
Can Someone Help Me Find the Proper Chipset Driver?
Hello! I recently messed up my system files in a previous installation of Windows 7 by installing the wrong chipset drivers, so before i follow in the same foot steps can someone just help me find the exact chipset driver i need for this MB: MSI B75MA-G43 Thank you!
Unable to install Windows Update: Update Kernel-mode driver framework
I am unable to update the Kernel-mode driver framework ver 1.11 for windows 7 for x64-based systems (KB2685811). I get error: 80073712 Also, I am getting BSOD/stop errors in normal mode that say anything from: -memory_management 0x0000000001a, - "A device driver attempting to corrupt the...
Windows Updates & Activation
Should I trust Intel's Driver Update utility or Windows Update?
Windows Update is not telling me I need or can update my Wireless networking, but Intel's Update Driver Utility says I should and is offering the update. How would you recommend I proceed? :geek:
Proper way to remove/update video drivers
Hello everyone. Currently this is how I update my ATI drivers when there is an update. Is this still in today's day and age, still necessary? 1) Remove driver using add/remove programs 2) Reboot into safe mode 3) Use driver sweeper to remove left over ATI driver files 4) Reboot into...

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:41.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App