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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?

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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?
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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.
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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...
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28 Aug 2009   #5


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

Windows 7

ok, ill do that, thanx.
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