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Yes. Plenty of people use it every time they upgrade their drivers so they have a fresh install every time.

Hey all! I just had a question regarding DDU. I'm not switching drivers from AMD to NVIDIA or anything. I haven't updated my drivers in a really long time and haven't formatted for a while either so probably have old driver files dated back from a really long time ago hiding and lingering around. Could I use DDU to wipe ALL driver related files dating back since first install then install most recent Nvidia drivers? Possibly even freeing up some storage? I don't want to brick my current windows install or anything.

I haven't used DDU before, was just wondering if I could use it for this reason.

Thanks :)

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Yes you can use it. You probably don't even have to though. It's recommended to use it when you run into issues but I never use it when just updating drivers on the same graphics card.

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45 minutes ago, Vellaura said:

Hey all! I just had a question regarding DDU. I'm not switching drivers from AMD to NVIDIA or anything. I haven't updated my drivers in a really long time and haven't formatted for a while either so probably have old driver files dated back from a really long time ago hiding and lingering around. Could I use DDU to wipe ALL driver related files dating back since first install then install most recent Nvidia drivers? Possibly even freeing up some storage? I don't want to brick my current windows install or anything.

I haven't used DDU before, was just wondering if I could use it for this reason.

Thanks :)

Nvidia and AMD automatically uninstall old drivers when updating supposedly.

 

If you're not switching cards, then I wouldn't mess with DDU.  Just install the new driver, and done. 

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15 hours ago, Oshino Shinobu said:

Yes. Plenty of people use it every time they upgrade their drivers so they have a fresh install every time.

Thanks Oshino!

Might you be able to help with which boxes to tick and untick. The selection window is rather intimidating. I just wanted to remove ALL old driver files.

Cheers ❤️

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