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Video driver update

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#1 joniebee


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Posted 05 March 2011 - 10:49 AM

Need to update nvidia video driver,First time ever so have been looking around and i'm a little confused on how to go about it.Can i get away with updating in device manager or must i go into safe mode and clean with driver sweeper,Would rather do the former but i want to do this correctly.

Also what will happen after i un-install the old driver,But before i install the new one?There will be no driver at all?Will this be okay?Thanks for any help.

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Posted 05 March 2011 - 12:01 PM

Firstly, why do you need to update video driver?

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Posted 06 March 2011 - 03:29 AM

Hi there,

These days, you can simply install the driver update over the existing driver. It automatically updates the necessary modules and retains your settings.

Step 1: Find the right driver for your video card/chipset.

Step 2: Read this article.

To be on the safe side, you can create a System Restore point, before you proceed to update your driver.

Good luck!
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