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Windows 7: Drivers, and Location Question

09 Jun 2012   #1

Windows 7 64bit
Drivers, and Location Question


Know next to nothing re Drivers, but would like to learn.

Are ALL the installed drivers from the various programs on one's PC located in a single Folder or location ? If so, where please ?

Or, are they in different locations that each individual program determines ?

b. Might as well also ask: I have a program with Drivers that are supposed to be installed automatically when the program's installer is run for the first time.
It seems that the Drivers are not being loaded.

Is this a fairly common "problem" ?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Jun 2012   #2

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Windows 7 SP1, Home Premium, 64-bit

C Windows system32 drivers is full of drivers. Not sure if there are other locations.

What makes you think certain drivers are not being loaded?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Jun 2012   #3

Windows 7 64bit
From OP:


Thanks for help.
Had to install a new hd after old one quit.
After reinstall, all seems to work well except for one program.

Get an error MSG., although not all the time, that Drivers have not been loaded, even though the install for the program is supposed to do it automatically.

Thought it was worth a try to try doing it manually.

Thanks again,
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