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Windows 7: Freeware Driver updater/fixer?


30 Apr 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 
Freeware Driver updater/fixer?

i have 9 errors apparently with what ever software i use to check. but to fix the errors ive got to pay a stupid amount of money to fix, EVEN tho they SAID it was FREE.

Anyone know of a FREE program to fix these 9 driver issues


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30 Apr 2011   #2

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

That is how they suck you in to take your money.
Free scan but pay to fix it.
Just stay away from all the "Free" online scan to check your drivers or for virus's etc.
Some will steal all your personal data off your PC or install virus/trojans on your PC to do so.

If your PC is working right then you don't need anything fixed.
If your having a problem then you came to the right place for FREE help.

Whatever antivirus software you are using be sure to run a full scan now to make sure something wasn't added by the driver checker already.

Then if your having a problem please post what is happening.

Mike
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30 Apr 2011   #3

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hopalong X View Post
That is how they suck you in to take your money.
Free scan but pay to fix it.
Just stay away from all the "Free" online scan to check your drivers or for virus's etc.
Some will steal all your personal data off your PC or install virus/trojans on your PC to do so.

If your PC is working right then you don't need anything fixed.
If your having a problem then you came to the right place for FREE help.

Whatever antivirus software you are using be sure to run a full scan now to make sure something wasn't added by the driver checker already.

Then if your having a problem please post what is happening.

Mike
Ive been getting constant BSOD, (already made a post in crashes and debugging)

i think its my drivers, cause i check my event viewer and it says Atapi was the most of the errors. and i wanted to know how to fix the drivers that have errors.
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30 Apr 2011   #4

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

I wasn't sure if you were having problems or were going by the third party on line scanner.

Someone will help you in Crashes and Debugging as soon as someone is available to do so.
That isn't my specialty reading BSOD reports.

We are all volunteers so please be patient someone will read through it and post on that thread.

Good luck.
Mike
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30 Apr 2011   #5

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

windows update is (mostly) good with updating drivers...free too! (well it is once you've paid for windows )
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30 Apr 2011   #6

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

thanks for your help people
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30 Apr 2011   #7
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

After seeing your thread in Crashes and Debugging, I wouldn't worry about those 9 "bad" drivers until you get those other issues sorted out. Probably also find that whatever is causing the problems in the other thread is causing the driver problems as well.
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30 Apr 2011   #8

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
After seeing your thread in Crashes and Debugging, I wouldn't worry about those 9 "bad" drivers until you get those other issues sorted out. Probably also find that whatever is causing the problems in the other thread is causing the driver problems as well.
Thank you. Me and a few gurus are trying to get it resolved.
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01 May 2011   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

DriverPack solution might be a handy little (hmm not so little TBH(Size: 2.8Gb)) tool that will help you
Quote:
DriverPack Solution is the most popular program that makes the job of finding and automatically installing drivers a pleasure.
DriverPack Solution simplifies the process of reinstalling Windows on any computer. No more problems with searching and installing drivers. Everything will be done in a couple of mouse clicks!
DriverPack Solution >> Best Drivers installation Software
I personally recommend Expert mode to be sure you can monitor everything that is being done
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01 May 2011   #10

win7 home premium-64bit-SP1-IE9RTM
 
 

AngryCircle
There is a totally free all in one solution for drivers and that is Driver Max.
You can visit the home page @:
http://www.drivermax.com/
And you can read the reviews, comments and the download at the following site:
http://download.cnet.com/DriverMax/3000-18513_4-10572602.html?part=dl-85782&subj=dl&tag=button
You can use the program for free but you have to sign-up first.
Good luck
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