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An easiest and safest way to update internal and external hardware's drivers?


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#1 rhino1366

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Posted 18 January 2009 - 04:01 PM

I just bought a computer for around $200 bucks.

Though - integrated video chip from an ASUS mobo (GeForce 6150SE) still can play Mount&Blade (on DX7).

But the drivers are very old - around v80, when there's a v181 is available.

My question is - what is an easiest and a safest way to update all of my internal and external hardware's drivers?

Thanks! :thumbsup:

P.S. And I don't really know, what's inside my computer's chassis (except of a few things).

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#2 rhino1366

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Posted 18 January 2009 - 06:05 PM

What's wrong? No one can help? :thumbsup:

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Posted 18 January 2009 - 06:10 PM

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The best place to obtain drivers is from the manufacturer of the computer. After that would be the manufacturer of the device that you want to update
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Posted 18 January 2009 - 06:19 PM

Thanks very much, garmanma. But how to define, which type of hardware I've got? Is there any software for that? Which is most preferred?

Thanks! :thumbsup:

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Posted 18 January 2009 - 06:28 PM

FWIW: Generally speaking...IMO, there is no need to "update" drivers if the system works fine with those currently installed.

If there is no enhancement of function (if you have no problems)...what's the point of updating?

Device Manager is the Windows tool that is most likely to reveal hardware installed.

Device Manager - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Device_Manager

Device Manager Basics - http://www.cybertechhelp.com/tutorial/arti...-manager-basics

Update Those Drivers - http://www.cyberwalker.net/columns/aug00/310800.html

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