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Guru3D - Driver Sweeper

Guru3D - Driver Sweeper
Guru3D - Driver Sweeper is a fast tool to remove driver leftovers from your system. It's very important to remove your drivers on a proper way, because driver leftovers can cause problems like stability and startup problems. You can use it if you want to update/remove drivers from your system.
How to use ?

There are two methods to use Driver Sweeper.
Both methods achieve the same results. This method is always able to clean all files.
This method will delete remaining files upon reboot (if deleting failed). You can clean your drivers this way:
  • Use the official uninstaller(s) of the driver(s) you want to uninstall.
  • Reboot your PC in Safe Mode.
  • Run Driver Sweeper and select what to clean.
  • Analyse lists all the entries possible to remove, cleaning removes the entries selected.
  • More drivers can be selected for the same cleaning process.
What can it be used for ?The current supported drivers are NVIDIA (Display and Chipset), ATI (Display), Creative (Sound) Realtek (Sound), Ageia (PhysX) and Microsoft (Mouse).

All the settings are saved in an ini file. Nothing is created in the registry, so it's possible to use it as a portable program. Log files can be saved to the harddisk and viewed as well. You can find the logs under the Tools menu.
Driver Sweeper has been replaced with Display Driver Uninstaller. Download here.
The AMD/NVIDIA video drivers can normally be uninstalled from the Windows Control panel, this driver uninstaller program was designed to be used in cases where the standard driver uninstall fails, or anyway when you need to thoroughly delete NVIDIA and ATI video card drivers. This software is backed by Guru3D.com
The current effect after you use this driver removal tool will be similar as if its the first time you install a new driver just like a fresh, clean install of Windows. As with any tool of this kind, we recommend creating a new system restore point before using it, so that you can revert your system at any time if you run into problems.

If you have problem installing older driver or newer one, give it a try as there are some reports that it fix thoses problems.
We have an extensive AMD support thread over here and an NVIDIA over here.

Recommended usage
  • The tool can be used in Normal mode but for absolute stability when using DDU, Safemode is always the best.
  • I would like to gather feedback from you guys. Tell me if it was success or not.
  • Make a backup or a system restore (but it should normally be pretty safe).
  • For people with driver problem, if this tool gave you any success into fixing some issues your are currently experiencing, please share your result.
Keep note that NVIDIA/AMD did not have anything to do with this, I do not work at or for NVIDIA/AMD and they should not be held responsible for anything that may go wrong with this application.

NOTE: .NET framework 3.5 Required - Windows XP up to 8.1 is supported X86/X64 (not sure for WinXP x64)
Driver Sweeper has been replaced with Display Driver Uninstaller. Download here.
Display Driver Uninstaller Download version 13 6 0 0

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video card is not recognized by the motherboard


Use this software, and follow the steps:
Guru3D - Driver Sweeper
Guru3D - Driver Sweeper is a fast tool to remove driver leftovers from your system. It's very important to remove your drivers on a proper way, because driver leftovers can cause problems like stability and startup problems. You can use it if you want to update/remove drivers from your system.
How to use ?
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There are two methods to use Driver Sweeper.
Both methods achieve the same results. This method is always able to clean all files.
This method will delete remaining files upon reboot (if deleting failed). You can clean your drivers this way:
  • Use the official uninstaller(s) of the driver(s) you want to uninstall.
  • Reboot your PC in Safe Mode.
  • Run Driver Sweeper and select what to clean.
  • Analyse lists all the entries possible to remove, cleaning removes the entries selected.
  • More drivers can be selected for the same cleaning process.
What can it be used for ?The current supported drivers are NVIDIA (Display and Chipset), ATI (Display), Creative (Sound) Realtek (Sound), Ageia (PhysX) and Microsoft (Mouse).

All the settings are saved in an ini file. Nothing is created in the registry, so it's possible to use it as a portable program. Log files can be saved to the harddisk and viewed as well. You can find the logs under the Tools menu.
Driver Sweeper has been replaced with Display Driver Uninstaller. Display Driver Uninstaller Download version 13 6 0 0
The AMD/NVIDIA video drivers can normally be uninstalled from the Windows Control panel, this driver uninstaller program was designed to be used in cases where the standard driver uninstall fails, or anyway when you need to thoroughly delete NVIDIA and ATI video card drivers. This software is backed by Guru3D.com
The current effect after you use this driver removal tool will be similar as if its the first time you install a new driver just like a fresh, clean install of Windows. As with any tool of this kind, we recommend creating a new system restore point before using it, so that you can revert your system at any time if you run into problems.

If you have problem installing older driver or newer one, give it a try as there are some reports that it fix thoses problems.
We have an extensive AMD support thread over here and an NVIDIA over here.

Recommended usage
  • The tool can be used in Normal mode but for absolute stability when using DDU, Safemode is always the best.
  • I would like to gather feedback from you guys. Tell me if it was success or not.
  • Make a backup or a system restore (but it should normally be pretty safe).
  • For people with driver problem, if this tool gave you any success into fixing some issues your are currently experiencing, please share your result.
Keep note that NVIDIA/AMD did not have anything to do with this, I do not work at or for NVIDIA/AMD and they should not be held responsible for anything that may go wrong with this application.
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NOTE: .NET framework 3.5 Required - Windows XP up to 8.1 is supported X86/X64 (not sure for WinXP x64)
Driver Sweeper has been replaced with Display Driver Uninstaller. Download here.

Feb 15, 2014 | MSI NX7600GT-T2D256E GeForce 7600GT, (256...

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finding software for it


click start control panel view devices and printers you should see your webcam from there
if you are have trouble with your webcam

click start control panel administrive tools ,computer management ,device manager scroll down image devices you could see a yellow question mark?
right click to reinstall drivers or update driver

if you dont have the driver you will need to download one here are a few you could try
http://www.filebuzz.com/findsoftware/Universal_Software_For_All_Webcams/1.html

also

http://download.cnet.com/slimdrivers-free/3000-18513_4-75279940.html

SlimDrivers automatically updates PC drivers with real-time scanning and cloud technology. The first cloud-based utility for updating and maintaining drivers,


Note: it will find all of your outdated drivers


http://majorgeeks.com/downloadget.php?id=6171&file=15&evp=1cb0e41107c7b0cebeb63eb0b25acdba

Driver Sweeper keeps your PC stable and fast with advanced driver removal that ensures the maximal performance of your PC. Driver Sweeper avoids driver conflicts and system failures by removing all previous driver entries. Combined with additional features such as backups and a desktop icon manager, Driver Sweeper offers a complete solution to all your driver needs.
You could either of these this to find and fix any driver issue

hope this helps

Feb 14, 2012 | Smoby Interactive WinX Club Webcam

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I'd like to get the driver for installation in Vista


Date: 2011-06-10
Size: 5.17 MB
License: Freeware
Requires: Win7/Vista/XP

http://majorgeeks.com/downloadget.php?id=6171&file=15&evp=1cb0e41107c7b0cebeb63eb0b25acdba

Driver Sweeper keeps your PC stable and fast with advanced driver removal that ensures the maximal performance of your PC. Driver Sweeper avoids driver conflicts and system failures by removing all previous driver entries. Combined with additional features such as backups and a desktop icon manager, Driver Sweeper offers a complete solution to all your driver needs.
hope this helps


Aug 06, 2011 | SimpleTech 250GB USB2.0 7200 RPM External...

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I have a Sony (DRX-800UL) cd/dvd external drive that drivers are corrupted. When i plug into the usb port the computer will not recognize it. Ive tried going to sony's web sight to download the drivers and they do not have it anymore. Ive also tried searching all over the web and still cant find it. help!! Thanks, Ryan


click start control panel administrive tools,computer management device manager scroll down cd dvd rom drives if you see a yellow question mark? right click you will have options to update driver,roll back driver,or

http://majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=6171

Driver Sweeper keeps your PC stable and fast with advanced driver removal that ensures the maximal performance of your PC. Driver Sweeper avoids driver conflicts and system failures by removing all previous driver entries. Combined with additional features such as backups and a desktop icon manager, Driver Sweeper offers a complete solution to all your driver needs.

Mar 25, 2011 | Sony DRX-800UL DVD±RW Dual Layer...

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tried to install pci 8400 gs video card.


uninstall all Nvidia drivers, restart your computer, reinstall the drivers. I have also ran into issues with these card before where you have to change the resolution by right clicking the desktop and selct properties. Other times you have to use the nvidia software for this type of change.

Feb 20, 2010 | HP nVidia GeForce 8400 GS, DH PCI Express...

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