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    uninstall my GPU drivers

    by 02lure.rakes ·


    I ordered a new GPU and everything says that before I install it, I need to uninstall my current GPU’s drivers. Problem is that I don’t know how to do that quickly and easily since this is the first time I’ve ever had to. Can I do this manually very easily, or is there a program I can download? If context is important, my card is NVidia.

    Thank you for any responses!

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    • #3986257

      Re: uninstall GPU drivers

      by kees_b ·

      In reply to uninstall my GPU drivers

      If both your old and your new card are Nvidia, there’s no need to uninstall the old drivers first.
      If you currently don’t have a separate graphic card, but use the one integrated on the motherboard, don’t uninstall that.

      Deleting a driver can be done from device manager (an applet in Control Panel).

    • #3986423

      Nod to DDU

      by rproffitt ·

      In reply to uninstall my GPU drivers

      DDU when I google that is my preferred method. It now blocks Windows from autoinstalling an outdated driver now.
      Easy to use, free. What’s not to like?

    • #3986889

      Steps on how to uninstall GPU Drivers

      by jinesh.sethia ·

      In reply to uninstall my GPU drivers

      On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time, then type devmgmt.msc into the box and press Enter .
      Locate and double-click on Display adapters (aka. Graphics card, Video card). Then right-click on the item right below and click Uninstall device.
      Click Uninstall in the pop-up window.
      Restart your computer for the changes to take effect.

    • #3989929

      Reply To: uninstall my GPU drivers

      by RachelGomez161999 ·

      In reply to uninstall my GPU drivers

      Steps to uninstall my GPU drivers

      1 Open the Windows Device Manager.
      2 Expand the “Display adapters” menu.
      3 Double-click your graphics driver.
      4 Click the “Driver” tab.
      5 Click the “Uninstall” button.
      6 Check the box and click “Uninstall.”

      This may help you,
      Rachel Gomez

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