Installing new drivers

  TonyTT 13:04 03 Jun 2006
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I have a NVIDIA GeForce 6800GT graphics card and want to up date the driver. How do I go about doing this? And is the process the same for sound cards and bios up dates as well. (Do you get driver up dates for CPU's and motherboards as well). Any help much appreciated.

  Belatucadrus 14:17 03 Jun 2006

Assuming you're using 32bit Windows XP click here do read the driver installation hints. The process should be much the same for sound cards.
BIOS updates need to be approached with caution, it's not that they're difficult, but they have the potential to kill the PC fairly comprehensively. BIOS stands for Basic Input Output System and if you get it wrong and corrupt it you lose all communication with the PC. The wisest approach with a BIOS update is "If it ain't busted don't fix it." If you have a specific requirement that needs the update go for it, check out your MOBO manufacturers websites for downloads and instructions.

  iscanut 15:54 03 Jun 2006

Download the file from the source shown by Belatucadrus. Go into add/remove programs and remove your current graphics driver. Re boot and then install the new driver by running the downloaded file.

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