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#1 darkside701

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Posted 24 January 2008 - 04:02 PM

Right now I have a 3 year old computer that I built and I have a new mobo, ram, graphics card, and cpu. I am keeping my current case, psu, dvd drive, and harddrive. I have never only replaced a few parts before so I am wondering if I need to remove drivers and such from my current parts before I put in the new ones or just take out the old parts and put in the new ones and install the new drivers. So if there is anythign special I need to do please let me know, thanks in advance.

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Posted 24 January 2008 - 05:41 PM

Put the computer together and install the new drivers. If you experience problems then try a repair install. If that doesn't work the last option is to format and reinstall. I would back up all of your important data just in case you have a serious problem. You may get lucky and wont have any problems, it happens more often than not. Before you turn off the old setup uninstall the graphics driver from the Device Manager then shut it down and put the new one together.

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Posted 24 January 2008 - 06:46 PM

sounds good thanks




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