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Old March 30, 2007, 02:13 PM
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I've got a 8800 GTS on the way i'll be recieving today, and i was wondering. When i got to install the drivers for this card, do i need to remove the drivers for my computers integrated nvidia 6100 card or can I leave those drivers installed as well?
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Old March 30, 2007, 02:36 PM
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What board are you running?

Is it designed to allow a second card to be run in conjunction (ATI 480 based chipsets allow this) with the on-board or does it automatically disable the on-board if a PCIe card is installed?

I'd say that if you're only planning to use the PCIe card, you'd be better off uninstalling the drivers first and then re-installing them when you boot with the new card installed.
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Old March 30, 2007, 04:27 PM
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I always use driver cleaner when I update my drivers, I wouldnt run both disable your onboard in the bios anfter you remove the drivers......


I dont like posting links to other sites but Here is a great easy to follow guide.
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lol thanks for the link. I never thought of disabling the on-board card in the bios, ill do that as soon as i get home. I installed the 8800 in my comp and it works just fantastic, im very impressed with it lol, but im gonna disable the on board just incase.
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lol thanks for the link. I never thought of disabling the on-board card in the bios, ill do that as soon as i get home. I installed the 8800 in my comp and it works just fantastic, im very impressed with it lol, but im gonna disable the on board just incase.
Yeah your better off to disable it just in case. And also, you should install new and latest drivers for that card. You'll have to either use driver cleaner after uninstalling the old Nvidia drivers or install a fresh copy of windows and get all the latest drivers for your hardware.


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Old April 3, 2007, 10:42 AM
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lol, I made sure to run driver cleaner and install the new drivers already, twas the first thing i did after my comp booted up. but thanks for the 2 cents
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