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Windows 7: How do i find and install my old drivers?

12 Apr 2013   #1
EpicPancake

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
How do i find and install my old drivers?

Hello. I recently had a virus so i had to do reinstall windows. So i done a fresh install of windows 7 ultimate 64bit on my laptop instead of the previous windows 7 home premium 64bit i had. When it completed i had no drivers, such as internet video or sound, so i went on the Samsung website, typed in my laptops model number (RV513 AO1RU) and installed all the drivers listed there. However the sound quality was terrible afterwards, my internet connection was the worst (WiFi) and before i installed ultimate it was much more stable and fast, and my screen resolution will only go up to 1024 x 768 which looks terrible compared to the resolution i had before. I am guessing this has something to do with the drivers, so i went ahead and researched if they were up to date, and apparently not, i couldn't find a website to update them anyway since every single one was asking me to pay, and now im pretty sure that i didn't have these drivers before but that i had better ones, so i am wondering if there is a way to see the drivers i had before the installation of windows 7 ultimate, since these are bringing me terrible quality, i am also sure that its not because they are outdated as my WiFi driver is up to date but i still have horrible connection. This has been annoying me for the past 2 days, and i feel like i should of just kept the virus instead, please can someone help me? I have AMD E-450 APU with Radeon HD graphics 1.65GHz and 2gigs of RAM.


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12 Apr 2013   #2
Dude

Windows 8.1 Pro + Windows 10
 
 

Welcome to the forums EpicPancake, please update your specs using the link in my sig, and we will try to help with updating your drivers
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12 Apr 2013   #3
x BlueRobot

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by EpicPancake View Post
Samsung website, typed in my laptops model number (RV513 AO1RU) and installed all the drivers listed there.
All the drivers should be listed on Samsung's support page.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by EpicPancake View Post
I have AMD E-450 APU with Radeon HD graphics 1.65GHz and 2gigs of RAM.
A x64 operating system will require the minimum of 2GB RAM, your running a operating system on it's minimum requirements, install more RAM or switch to a x86 operating system. I'm also sure that you will need a x64 processor too.
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12 Apr 2013   #4
EpicPancake

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

@DUDE this is what i got:
CPU MD E-450 APU with Radeon(tm) Hd Graphics
Motherboard Samsung electronics co., LTD. RV413/RV413
BIOS AMIBIOS Version 03PJ.M506.20120329.LEO
Total Memory 2.00GB Usable 1.75GB
HDD (1) TOSHIBA MQ01AABD032 SATA Disk Device
Sound Card (1) AMD High Definition Audio Device (2) Realtek High Definition Audio
Graphics card Standard VGA Graphics Adapter
OS Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free

@X BlueRobot It worked pretty well with home premium 64bit and i did download the drivers from samsung page.
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12 Apr 2013   #5
x BlueRobot

 

Install Service Pack 1:Service Pack 1 has provided many security and stability updates for Windows 7, which would be highly beneficial for your system.

Scan for any malware, without Service Pack 1 and many other Windows Updates, you may have left your system prone to infections:
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12 Apr 2013   #6
Dude

Windows 8.1 Pro + Windows 10
 
 

XBlueRobot is right about the ram, I think you should go with his advice as ram is not to expensive and you will see improvement And the above info.
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12 Apr 2013   #7
EpicPancake

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

But why would the ram be affecting this if it was working perfectly fine and even better before on home premium, and it was 64bit then anyway? Surely this is something to do with the drivers, especially Standard VGA Graphics Adapter which i remember i didn't have before.
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12 Apr 2013   #8
x BlueRobot

 

Have you installed the graphics drivers for your graphics card? The statement within your first post suggested you have installed all the drivers from the Samsung support page.
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12 Apr 2013   #9
EpicPancake

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Yes i did.
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12 Apr 2013   #10
x BlueRobot

 

Have you installed Service Pack 1 and other essential Windows Updates?

>>Upload SystemInfo.txt<<
  1. Start
  2. Type: cmd > Right-Click > Run As Adminstrator
  3. Type this command: systeminfo.exe>C:\systeminfo.txt
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