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Windows 7: Just bought a new card - any install advice

02 Jun 2010   #1
bilzmale

Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Just bought a new card - any install advice

I currently have a Creative X-Fi OEM which I recently got working with help from this forum. Still not 100% happy so have lashed out on a Asus Xonar Essence (the one with built-in headphone amp).

I intend to uninstall the Creative software through Revo Pro and the driver through Device manager. Is there anything else I should be aware of or doing?


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02 Jun 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Just basic advice, make a system restore point, first. You never know what may happen.
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02 Jun 2010   #3
kucing13

 

and create image backup to be more secure
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02 Jun 2010   #4
theog

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ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Make sure you earth yourself.

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02 Jun 2010   #5
kucing13

 

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Make sure you earth yourself.

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