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What is the correct way to install new video card drivers?

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2 years ago#1
Is there any special way to install new video card drivers? Do I need to delete my current video card drivers then download and install the new drivers right afterward?
2 years ago#2
no
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2 years ago#3
Assuming you aren't changing the video card itself, you just download the new drivers and install them. If you start having problems, then it's another story.
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2 years ago#4
Shub posted...
Assuming you aren't changing the video card itself, you just download the new drivers and install them. If you start having problems, then it's another story.
Thanks, do i just go to device manager, look for my video card, then update from there, or just go to Nvidia's website and download the drivers there?
2 years ago#5
Do it through Nvidia's site.
2 years ago#6
Nvidia's drivers give you the option to do a "clean install", which automatically removes the old drivers before installing the new ones.
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2 years ago#7
download drivers
double click on the exe, hit next several times
^ this
2 years ago#8
Thanks for the help, everybody. Much appreciated :)
2 years ago#9
Since you're using Nvidia, I would recommend GeForce Experience. It has a driver update feature and does a good job of getting rid of the old drivers and installing the new ones. It also has a handful of other features which you may find useful.
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2 years ago#10
TheC0ndemnedOne posted...
Since you're using Nvidia, I would recommend GeForce Experience. It has a driver update feature and does a good job of getting rid of the old drivers and installing the new ones. It also has a handful of other features which you may find useful.


this, plus it tells you every time an update drops.
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