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Upgrading Video card


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GaryTheGreat

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I've been told that when upgrading a video card, one should uninstall the old video card drivers first before putting in the new video card. SO, Here's my question. If I did that, how would i see anything on my monitor to install the new video card drivers. Am I missing something here?

Also, along the same line. I was also told that it's best NOT to install the drivers that come with the new video card. You should go online and download the newest ones. BUT, again. Wouldn't that mean that my video card would not work and therefore i would just have a blank screen?
I will be getting the new card later this week and don't want to mess this up
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Welcome to Geeks to Go.

Whenever you uninstall a graphics driver it does not stop in from functioning. It will only cause it to perform poorly. You will be perfectly fine working without drivers during the installation of your new card.

You have it right. Uninstall old graphics drivers. Replace the card. Install new drivers.
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Thank You

I knew it had to be something simple. Better to ask a simple question than end up with a complex problem.
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