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Installing New Drivers


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#1 keny111111

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Posted 11 February 2008 - 09:46 PM

im tying to update some drivers that a driver scan [from driveragent] said i needed to update. my problem is i dont know how. i download them go to device manager and it says windows has determined software is up to date and the best for me. [ i have windows home basic] so who should i beleive. if i need newer drivers. how do i install them. new to computers @45 kenny sorry&thanks for any advise
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Posted 12 February 2008 - 08:04 AM

DriverAgent.com is a good site for scanning your system - but the results are a bit confusing (IMO). I use it when experiencing problems as a possible "pointer" to the affected driver.

Are you having any problems with your system? Most people here recommend the "If it ain't broke, don't fix it" strategy for drivers. But if there are some issues updating drivers is often the only way to fix them. Also, please be aware that when new drivers are released - they are hopefully "mature". But at times they'll cause more problems - so update with care.

That being said, here's a link on how to update your drivers: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/how-to-update-a-windows-hardware-driver/
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