How do i make sure...

Simon2

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How do i make sure there is nothing left of my old graphics card in this computer? I had a geforce 2 mx 400 before i bought my radeon 9500 pro. When i changed card, the only thing i think i did was uninstalling the drivers from the old card.
Yesturday i used Rage 3D tweak and in some function it had i saw that it said this: "your OS has more than 1 video card installed". Now i wanna know, how do i compleatly remove my old card?
 

Baxter

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use driver cleaner, dentonator destoryer/R.I.P, etc these sort of programs will remove the files left behind by nvidia

Athlon XP 2800+, ASUS A7N8X-X, 512mb PC2700 DDR
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pitsi

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Many here will probably disagree with me but I say .. format your hard drive! It's not hard, you can backup your data using various ways (even on the same hard disk is possible using a second partition) and you can have your system back up and running exactly as before within 3 hours MAXIMUM (with drivers/software installed and everything). Plus, you will <b>deffinetely</b> increase the performance of your system, there is no question about that.
 

miniklobb

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yeah foramt is the best way just did it and damn is this comp fast now and it feels sqeaky clean too

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Another vote for formatting if you can.

Bit-rot and that take hold, I recommend doing it at least once every 6 months.


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