Palia GPU Clean Install Guide and Factory Reset

🢂 In the world of Palia, where every detail counts, ensuring that your GPU is operating at its peak is crucial for an immersive gaming experience. A clean install of video card drivers or performing a factory reset is often necessary to resolve issues with graphics performance and stability. Whether you have an AMD, Intel, or Nvidia graphics card, this guide will walk you through the steps required for clean installation and factory reset of your GPU. These procedures can help fix problems such as graphical glitches, crashes, or performance issues.

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1. AMD Graphics Card - Clean Installation and Factory Reset

a. Cleanup with AMD Cleanup Utility:

  • Download the AMD Cleanup Utility.

  • Run the utility to remove existing AMD drivers and software.

  • Restart your computer.

b. Clean Installation:

  • Visit the AMD Drivers and Support page.

  • Use the page to identify your graphics card and download the latest drivers.

  • Install the drivers following the on-screen instructions.

  • Restart your computer once the installation is complete.

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AMD Software

c. Factory Reset:

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2. Intel Graphics Card - Clean Installation and Factory Reset

a. Clean Installation of Intel® Graphics Drivers:

  • Intel provides a guide for performing a clean installation of their graphics drivers.

  • Follow the guide's instructions carefully to remove old drivers and install the latest ones.

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Intel Graphics Control Panel

b. Factory Reset:

  • Do a factory reset using Intel HD Graphics Control Panel by pressing ctrl+alt+f8

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3. Nvidia Graphics Card - Cleanup and Clean Installation

a. Clean Installation Guide for Nvidia:

  • Nvidia forums offers a comprehensive guide for performing a clean installation of their graphics drivers.

  • Follow the guide to remove previous Nvidia drivers and install the latest drivers.

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NVIDIA Control Panel

b. Factory Reset:

  • Open your Nvidia Control Panel.

  • Click Manage 3D Settings.

  • In the upper-right corner, click Restore Defaults.

After the Clean Install or Factory Reset

After you've completed the cleanup and clean installation, there are some important follow-up steps:

  • Test Your System: Play some games or use applications to ensure that the issues you were experiencing have been resolved.

  • Reconfigure Settings: You may need to reset some graphics settings in games or applications, such as resolution and graphics quality.

📌 Clean Install/Factory Reset: Over time, we may tweak various settings related to our GPU, such as overclocking the GPU for better performance. These changes can sometimes lead to conflicts with other hardware or software, causing crashes. A factory reset or Clean Install undoes all these custom settings, returning the GPU to a known, stable state.

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