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Windows 7: Win 7 Driver Update

24 Oct 2013   #1
prowler

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit O.S.
 
 
Win 7 Driver Update

Not having any specific problems with my PC but noticed this prompt that encouraged me to download a program to keep my system drivers updated. DriverUpdate.net - Update Drivers for Windows 8, 7, XP, and Vista

Is this something I should consider doing? Is this link the best place to begin the process of verifying my drivers status? Or, does my frequent [automatic] Windows 7 update keep my system current?

Thanks for your thoughts.


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24 Oct 2013   #2
HAVOC

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

I do not use any of those utilities. The only driver I update is for my graphics card. The rest are the same as when I installed Windows 7.

If it's not broke, don't fix it.
If it is broke, ask in this forum and someone will let you know which driver could be causing your issue.
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24 Oct 2013   #3
archer

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Hi prowler, I would suggest to stick with Windows 7 automatic updates.

For the frequent prompts, run antivirus and scan for malwares.
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24 Oct 2013   #4
prowler

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit O.S.
 
 

Havoc - Archer

I appreciate your input. Thanks.
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