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#1 Plumber

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Posted 01 May 2010 - 02:01 PM

Hi all,maybe a foolish question,but I don't know.I dual boot with XP and 7.I updated my drivers in XP so do I have to do the same in Windows7.One hard drive with two partitions if that matters,Thanx,Tony.

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Posted 01 May 2010 - 04:26 PM

Yes, you should update your Windows 7 drivers, as well. Be sure to create a System Restore Point before you update your drivers in case something goes wrong.

As a side note, whatever you do in XP has no affect whatsoever on Windows 7 (unless you do something stupid like format your Windows 7 partition :thumbsup: ).
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Posted 01 May 2010 - 06:58 PM

Treat them as if they are installed on two separate computers. BTW, Windows 7 supports all the latest hardware so why fix something which is not broke ?

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Posted 02 May 2010 - 12:49 PM

BTW, Windows 7 supports all the latest hardware...

This is true, BUT Windows 7 just installs generic drivers. The real drivers are needed for things like graphics, sound, touchpad, etc...

But yes, treat them as separate computers. :thumbsup:
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Posted 03 May 2010 - 07:28 AM

Thank-you all for the advice,Tony.




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