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Old February 11th 06, 02:52 AM posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.display
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Default Display driver update

I have NVIDIA display driver. I have downloaded the latest driver for it but
in the instructions says remove the old drivers before installing the new
one. Do I need to do that? Wouldn't I run into trouble if I remove the old
one? Appreciate a response!
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Old February 11th 06, 09:38 AM posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.display
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Default Display driver update

Do I need to do that?

It is certainly advisable to remove the old drivers before installing the
new which is why nvidia recommend doping this.

Wouldn't I run into trouble if I remove the old one?


No, for the short time that you have no nvidia drivers installed your
system will use the default vga drivers. The immediate consequence of
this will be that your display will temporarily be at low resolution and
low colour depth but once you have installed the new drivers you will be
able to choose your preferred resolution and colour depth.
--
Mike Maltby




Chris wrote:

I have NVIDIA display driver. I have downloaded the latest driver for
it but in the instructions says remove the old drivers before
installing the new one. Do I need to do that? Wouldn't I run into
trouble if I remove the old one? Appreciate a response!


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Old February 11th 06, 02:50 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.display
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Default Display driver update

Thanks Mike, as always! I did install the new driver and nothing major
happened. Of course, since I had the driver on the desktop I opted to do it
in safe mode. At any rate it worked fine. Thanks again.

"Mike M" wrote:

Do I need to do that?


It is certainly advisable to remove the old drivers before installing the
new which is why nvidia recommend doping this.

Wouldn't I run into trouble if I remove the old one?


No, for the short time that you have no nvidia drivers installed your
system will use the default vga drivers. The immediate consequence of
this will be that your display will temporarily be at low resolution and
low colour depth but once you have installed the new drivers you will be
able to choose your preferred resolution and colour depth.
--
Mike Maltby




Chris wrote:

I have NVIDIA display driver. I have downloaded the latest driver for
it but in the instructions says remove the old drivers before
installing the new one. Do I need to do that? Wouldn't I run into
trouble if I remove the old one? Appreciate a response!



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