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Driver Genius Professional 5.3


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#1 bluesjunior

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Posted 29 October 2006 - 06:20 PM

On the Computeractive magazine website I came across the above mentioned Driver Genius Professional 5.3 free download. I read a bit about it and thought it might be worth installing although to be honest I think all my drivers are up to date.

I would appreciate you guys 'n gals views on this programme and if there are any drawbacks to installing it?.

Again thanks in advance.
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Posted 30 October 2006 - 07:10 AM

Hi bluesjunior.
IMHO, Garbage.
The "latest and greatest" drivers can sometimes cause the latest and greatest "problems".
You should only upgrade drivers to address a specific issue you are having. If it ain't broke, don't break it. :thumbsup:
I also see no reason to install 3rd party software to do something you can do yourself if needed.
I wouldn't touch it with a 10ft pole. :flowers:

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Posted 30 October 2006 - 07:23 AM

Thanks for that HitSquad,
I had a feeling that would be the case so I will take your advice and leave it alone.
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Posted 30 October 2006 - 11:48 AM

I agree with HitSquad - "If it ain't broke, don't fix it!"

That being said, I do subscribe to http://www.versiontracker.com/ because of it's customizable notification format.
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