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Windows 7: RAID drivers but disks are NOT RAID - do I need them?

08 Aug 2012   #1
flemur13013

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
RAID drivers but disks are NOT RAID - do I need them?

Hi -

"Autoruns" tells me that several drivers labelled "RAID" are getting loaded on boot/login (marked yellow in the image), but my disks are NOT RAID, just regular SATA and NTFS. Similar question for the multiple USB drivers...? (Win7, 32 bit)

Do I need them, or can I remove them from the startups?

TIA!




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12 Aug 2012   #2
flemur13013

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

bump!
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12 Aug 2012   #3
townsbg

Mac OS X 10.10.5
 
 

Are they consuming unnecessary resources? I'm not sure if doing so would cause any problems but if you system is working fine then why risk causing blue screens?
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12 Aug 2012   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Windows 7 is what they call driver complete. I comes with many that you might not need at this time. I keep all of mine. If it isn't broke don't muck with it. I do remove old drivers left overs from updating things like video cards.
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12 Aug 2012   #5
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

I have those too, don't worry about them.


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