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CPU Freeze right clicking on desktop, new graphics card

  1. #1


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    Windows 8

    CPU Freeze right clicking on desktop, new graphics card


    so today I took out my old GTX 520 and replaced it with my ATI Radeon HD 4600 Series, Everything works great, BUT when i try and right click on my desktop, it loads for about a minute then fails to do anything. If anyone could help me fix this that would be great, everything else works great but that.

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  2. #2


    San Jose - California
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    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64


    Did you uninstall the GTX 520 video driver when you took it out ? If not then the right click Shell Extension for it might be the cause.

    Also, look at this post:
    Right Click Menu Lag on my pc
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  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by topgundcp View Post
    Did you uninstall the GTX 520 video driver when you took it out ? If not then the right click Shell Extension for it might be the cause.

    Also, look at this post:
    Right Click Menu Lag on my pc

    How would I go about uninstalling this?
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  4. #4


    San Jose - California
    Posts : 2,847
    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64


    1. Win + X
    2. Select Programs and Features
    3. Look in the list and uninstall all related to NVIDIA drivers
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  5. #5


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    Control Panel > Programs and Features, then uninstall anything NVidia related.
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