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User Info: Ame_no_Murakumo

Ame_no_Murakumo
3 years ago#1
I've installed many driver updates without ever uninstalling previous ones, because I heard that the CCC does the uninstalling for you. However, I've also heard that even with that, it still leaves remnants?

I also don't want to end up messing anything up. >_> Help would be appreciated.
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User Info: Reaper_Minion

Reaper_Minion
3 years ago#2
Yes, just make sure you don't accidentally remove non-graphics drivers.
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Ame_no_Murakumo
3 years ago#3
Thanks. :)
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User Info: Ningishzida

Ningishzida
3 years ago#4
make sure you use it in safe mode

User Info: Ame_no_Murakumo

Ame_no_Murakumo
3 years ago#5
Ningishzida posted...
make sure you use it in safe mode


I didn't, but everything turned out fine. Didn't see your post until after I analyzed/cleaned/reinstalled AMD 13.8 drivers.
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User Info: Fade2black001

Fade2black001
3 years ago#6
Ningishzida posted...
make sure you use it in safe mode


This guy knows nothing. Him and TP are a nice couple by now. How's your love life treating the two of you?

It works just fine in normal mode. As TC has stated.
We're Americans! We don't quit just because we're wrong.
We just keep doing the wrong thing until it turns out right.

User Info: Ningishzida

Ningishzida
3 years ago#7
things accidentally work all the time

also, i sense butthurt. delicious

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Ningishzida
3 years ago#8
Ame_no_Murakumo posted...
I didn't, but everything turned out fine. Didn't see your post until after I analyzed/cleaned/reinstalled AMD 13.8 drivers.


no probs

not using Driver Sweeper and just reinstalling over drivers works many times, too.

but Driver Sweeper in safe mode is the superior method

User Info: Fade2black001

Fade2black001
3 years ago#9
Ningishzida posted...
Ame_no_Murakumo posted...
I didn't, but everything turned out fine. Didn't see your post until after I analyzed/cleaned/reinstalled AMD 13.8 drivers.


no probs

not using Driver Sweeper and just reinstalling over drivers works many times, too.

but Driver Sweeper in safe mode is the superior method


It works the same....
We're Americans! We don't quit just because we're wrong.
We just keep doing the wrong thing until it turns out right.

User Info: Reaper_Minion

Reaper_Minion
3 years ago#10
I'm pretty sure he's right about it working better in safe-mode. It's far from necessary these days, anyway.
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