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Driver Detecting and Upgrading Software


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#1 ONT

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Posted 27 January 2012 - 09:03 AM

Which is the best software for detecting and upgrading drivers for Windows 7 Ultimate? I've HP Pavilion t3000.

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Posted 27 January 2012 - 09:14 AM

There is no best software for upgrading drivers - you should not use any such software. If there is a specific need or reason to update one of your drivers, go to the website of the hardware manufacturer and download and install the driver. If there is no specific need or reason to update a driver, then I suggest you leave well enough alone.

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Posted 27 January 2012 - 09:19 AM

There is no best software for upgrading drivers - you should not use any such software. If there is a specific need or reason to update one of your drivers, go to the website of the hardware manufacturer and download and install the driver. If there is no specific need or reason to update a driver, then I suggest you leave well enough alone.



Thanks for your prompt response.

Well, from where I can get drivers for HP Pavilion t3000 for Windows 7 Ultimate?

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Posted 27 January 2012 - 09:41 AM

Either from the HP website or the website of the device for which you need the driver. What problem(s) are you having?

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Posted 27 January 2012 - 10:03 AM

Actually it has On-board Graphics of ATI Radeon™ Xpress 200, but I'm unable to install drivers for Windows 7. In dxdiag-->display, it shows "The file atiumdag.dll,atiumdva.cap,atitmmxx.dll is not digitally signed, which means that it has not been tested by Microsoft's Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL). You may be able to get a WHQL logo'd driver from the hardware manufacturer." I already installed latest ATI catalyst, but all in vain.

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Posted 27 January 2012 - 10:08 AM

Again, what problem(s) are you experiencing that make you want to change the driver?

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Posted 27 January 2012 - 10:30 AM

Actually I'm unable to install Audio and Video drivers. i tried some driver detection softwares and they installed them but after that if I re-scan for driver detection, they again detect them.

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Posted 27 January 2012 - 11:19 AM

Okay, please - you need to explain IN DETAIL exactly what is going on. WHY are you trying to install new drivers? From where are you trying to download them? What is the problem when you try to install them. You need to provide as much information as possible if we are to help you.

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Posted 27 January 2012 - 12:22 PM

Desktop or laptop? ATI support stopped at Vista from what I'm seeing on www.ati.com. The Xpress 200 (200m for mobile)is a old design that they stopped supporting after Vista. I tlook like a chipset w/X300 video built in.

This one? http://www.amd.com/uk/products/notebook/chipsets/radeon-xpress-200M/Pages/ati-radeon-express-200m-amd-specs.aspx

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Posted 28 January 2012 - 05:42 PM

To add a datapoint:

Windows 7 Compatibility of Xpress 200

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Posted 28 January 2012 - 08:48 PM

FWIW: That system has no Win7 driver support from HP, only drivers HP supports are for XP.

Did you run the MS Upgrade Advisor, http://www.microsoft.com/windows/compatibility/windows-7/en-us/default.aspx ?

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 03:29 AM

Hmmmm. I understand. Thanks to all.




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