1. Computer problem? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Click here to join today! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

online game/graphics card drivers

Discussion in 'Games' started by August45, Oct 4, 2003.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. August45

    August45 Thread Starter

    Feb 15, 2003
    I have posted on the OP board because I was having all kinds of little problems and have been narrowing everything down for weeks now. I think I may be having a hardware vs software problem. In August I downloaded a new driver for my Nvidia GEForce 4 TI4200 graphics card. Since that time I am being constantly booted out from my online game. I redownloaded the same driver again and it is still not helping. I went back and read some literature on the driver and seems they highly recommend removing any current driver before downloading a newer version. Im now wondering if this is the problem because I did not do this. Also if I now go in and remove the Nvidia driver how will the graphics work without a driver until I go to Nvidia's site and again download the new driver?
  2. scmazter


    Oct 5, 2003
    SImple. Download the driver first, then delete your current driver from device manager, then restart the computer if it asks u.
    Then install the new driver.
    The graphics card will still work without the driver, because well I am guessing that windows has one of 'em "standart graphics controller device" drivers.
  3. MysticEyes

    MysticEyes Banned

    Mar 30, 2002
    You could uninstall the current driver from Safe Mode. A few makers have recommended that it be done that way.
As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/169458

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice