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Windows 7: None of my drivers are updating! Not even my new monitor!

08 Mar 2012   #1
BoardsOfCanada

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
None of my drivers are updating! Not even my new monitor!

I've no idea what's going on here, but NONE of my drivers are updating and anything new I plug into a USB port, windows 7 won't have anything to do it.

I'm certain something is missing. I don't know if it's a virus or some kind, but I can tell you now that my install shield (64 bit) is missing.

What on earth is going on? It won't even recognise a new mouse or keyboard!

There really HAS to be a way of fixing it. I posted a few pictures about it but it seems strange that it won't even install a monitor properly???? The monitor I'm using now is still usable, but it doesn't have it's own driver and as a result some software won't work on it as it acts as a secondary monitor (although it works fine and is actually pretty darn good).

Is there a way around this? I've tried an update and windows still won't detect it!

Please help, reinstalling windows is a real pain as I have a custom made PC that my friend built (who has now moved away really far) so I have no idea how to reinstall the graphics card, do a proper partition, etc. And I know NOTHING about this. If I did it I may screw things up and lose all the saved stuff on my partition.

If someone could help out that would be much appreciated.

Regards-

BOC.




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09 Mar 2012   #2
dreamer

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

Seems like corrupted windows.Run SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker test.

If it doesn't solve your problem you can try repair install Repair Install
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09 Mar 2012   #3
Dave Atkin

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

If this fails then try re-installing the windows installer:
Download: Windows Installer 4.5 - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details

Dave
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10 Mar 2012   #4
BoardsOfCanada

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Hi there thanks for replying.

I'll try that soon but what concerns me is that maybe my hard drive might be failing. I makes a loud sound from time to time, I've run tests on it and it seems ok, but I'm just concerned that maybe one of the symptoms of a failing hard drive is that it won't detect new drivers.

I'll look into downloading that software asap but I am a bit concerned because I purchased a new USB external to back it up just in case but it won't even recognise that!

I'm thinking it might be a virus, I'll try the download but if that fails looks like I'll have to reinstall windows.
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10 Mar 2012   #5
Total

Windows 10 Pro - 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BoardsOfCanada View Post
Hi there thanks for replying.

I'll try that soon but what concerns me is that maybe my hard drive might be failing. I makes a loud sound from time to time, I've run tests on it and it seems ok, but I'm just concerned that maybe one of the symptoms of a failing hard drive is that it won't detect new drivers.

I'll look into downloading that software asap but I am a bit concerned because I purchased a new USB external to back it up just in case but it won't even recognise that!

I'm thinking it might be a virus, I'll try the download but if that fails looks like I'll have to reinstall windows.

If you go to the manufacture of your hard drive , more than likely they will have diagnostic programs for the hard drive . Better to be safe ...
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10 Mar 2012   #6
BoardsOfCanada

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Hi there, thanks. I've downloaded Driver genius pro, so fingers crossed, that should solve things out.
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