Completely remove nvidia drivers

Doom

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I've got a new card coming through tomorrow (radeon 9800 pro) and I was wandering how I would go about getting rid of all traces of the nvidia drivers for my geforce 4. I've heard that just uninstalling them ain't enough.
 

2z

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remove the card through device manager
do not reboot
remove the drivers through add/remove
reboot is automatic *grrrrr*
dont let it reboot swith off the power b4 windows loads

switch cards
run the nvcleaner
install new drivers
 

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RagnaroK

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Hmm, that's what I hate about switching brands... Just experienced it myself a few weeks ago.
I recommend a format, so there can be NOTHING left of the nvidia drivers. But that's my opinion. :)
 

the milkman

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dont you think formating is a bit much when you can remove all traces of old driver
 

RagnaroK

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the milkman said:
dont you think formating is a bit much when you can remove all traces of old driver

Sorry for offering my piece of advice. -_-
People recommended that I format when I changed from nvidia to ATI. I don't really mind though cause I'm comfortable with formatting. I guess some people aren't. Do what the other guys said, and don't listen to me unless you come up with problems. :)
 

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