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Windows 7: How do I update Drives?

02 Oct 2009   #1

WINDOWS 7 Pro
 
 
How do I update Drives?

Hi I was just wondering if there is a software that you can get to find out which drivers are out of date on your pc and show where u can update them? sorry if its a stupid question. thanks.

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02 Oct 2009   #2

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

DriverMax ... get it -=> here
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02 Oct 2009   #3

WINDOWS 7 Pro
 
 

cheer's
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02 Oct 2009   #4

Windows 7 x64 (Ultimate)
 
 

I wouldn't pay for it but that is just me. If your computer is working, there is no need to update your drivers. If it isn't and you ask for help and give as much information as possible, chances are you will get it working and feel good about it at the same time... w/o having to spend your money in the interim
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02 Oct 2009   #5

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by reece86 View Post
Hi I was just wondering if there is a software that you can get to find out which drivers are out of date on your pc and show where u can update them? sorry if its a stupid question. thanks.
There are several program that ( search and find ???? drivers for your sytem...) many are pure junk. some do a 50/50 job, so are simply pay and we shal Provide.)

When in doubt locate your driver via control panel, devices. simply delete the driver in question. and when you reboot, Windows 7 will install the latest (WDDM) driver.
I have tested about 8 different programs and WOULD NOT RECOMMEND ANY. Some FREEbies are OK, but takes forever to get click and wait, click and wait... click and wait... SUKs. At present Driver Genius Pro, has provided the BEST most reliable.. but it is a PAY program.
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02 Oct 2009   #6

 

The Acer website is the best place for you to get your drivers.
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02 Oct 2009   #7

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Snuffy View Post
At present Driver Genius Pro, has provided the BEST most reliable.. but it is a PAY program.
Agreed, I use this and it found updated chipset drivers that ASUS was not yet providing on their website.

PS - you might want to correct the title of your thread from drives to drivers!
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02 Oct 2009   #8

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Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
The Acer website is the best place for you to get your drivers.
reece,

The first place to look is the Acer website.

Acer Aspire 5310 drivers

Vista drivers will normally work in Windows 7.
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