Topic Title: Wrong card on dxdiag 4800 shown as 3800.
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Created On: 05/29/2013 04:10 PM
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 05/29/2013 04:10 PM
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psyclon
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I've uninstalled old drivers before installing new card on my system.

Still dxdiag and games detect my old gpu 3870. Got an 4870 GS.

Is there a fast solution that doesn't count a system reinstallation?

 05/29/2013 05:59 PM
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 05/30/2013 07:54 AM
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Hello.

I've found a solution that's quite easy and fast.

No need to use driver removal software etc.

1. Just go to your Control Panel -> Devices ->  Device Manager

2. Choose "View" in Device Manager and Select "Show Hidden Devices"

3. Uninstall all unused cards. (My system Win7 is running about 3-4 years now, so i've modified it a lot, had 3 gpu cards hidden).

4. Reboot, use ati uninstall utility for windows 7 , reboot and install newest drivers.

5. Done.

Cheers.

 

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