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Win 2000-new video card-new drivers?

by Ferrante101 / November 30, 2004 1:46 AM PST

This morning I changed the video card that came with the machine (very basic)and put in my ATI All-In-Wonder Pro. I did not install any new drivers because it sounded like I could use the video driver that came with Win2000. Now did I uninstall the old drivers. I booted up, everything did as it was supposed to do, albeit a very bad picture and then when I moved the mouse, it froze. I rebooted and nothing. I reinstalled the old card and everything is ok again. Now, before putting the newer card back in, should I delete the old drivers? If that is done, won't the screen be black before I can install the new drivers? Can someone please walk me through this. Also, please know your help is greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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Re: Win 2000-new video card-new drivers?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 30, 2004 1:51 AM PST

If this was me, I'd use the instructions that ATI provides.

Why would I do anything else?


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Re: Win 2000-new video card-new drivers?
by Ferrante101 / November 30, 2004 2:36 AM PST

I hve no instructions, that is why I came here. The ATi was taken out of another computer. I have now downloaded the newest ATI driver, but I need to know the steps with which I should install it as spelled out in my first post. Do I delete the old graphic cards drivers prior to installing the new driver? Before I have installed the new driver, but without the old driver, will I be able to see anything on the monitor? That is what has my worried. Before everything just went black.

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Re: Win 2000-new video card-new drivers?
by skippyd333 / November 30, 2004 3:07 AM PST

read your other post. I answered to.

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