It's a good idea to make sure you have the "latest and greatest" ones installed before putting in your new video card.
This page explains in detail how to download and install your chipset drivers.
You can read more about system restores on this page.
You don't need to make system restore points if you don't think it's worth the trouble. But if you're new to installing video cards then you might as well take a minute and make a restore point.
It can make it a lot easier to recover and get your machine working properly if you get into trouble.
That blows a tiny little hole (it looks like the Grand Canyon on an electron microscope image) inside the chip.You're about to start working inside your computer.This is a good time to talk about static electricity. Okay, it's probably good for some things but it's bad for computers.If you don't know what those are, then you probably already have them.Only administrators are allowed to install and uninstall drivers and most other software.And if the humidity is low then you don't even have to shuffle your feet.Some of the chips in your computer are very sensitive to static electricity so you need to be very careful when working in there.You need to have chipset drivers installed to make everything work together properly.It's a good idea to update your chipset drivers before installing a new video card.This is where we get to talk about grounding and you need to consider whether your house was wired by a complete idiot.The power cable which plugs into the wall has three wires. (It's also called the earth wire or the earth ground wire).