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Windows 7: Drivers Backup

01 May 2015   #1
shankly769

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
Drivers Backup

Hello,i have a compaq presario cq60 with win vista,and im to format,factory default or upgrade to win 7,but i need to backup my drivers,can i do it from the laptop itself?or maybe a free simple tool to backup all its drivers before i make changes,

i need also something to scan my laptop and give me all data information regarding my machine,

thanks for your help anyway,



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01 May 2015   #2
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

The drivers, if you have the actual driver installation files, can be copied to some media such as a CD, flash drive, etc. If you are referring to drivers already installed, you can't copy them, you will have to download needed drivers so they can be installed. HP should still have the drivers, however if you install Windows 7, Windows will install many drivers and except for the actual sound driver you may not need to manually install drivers. Windows will only install a generic basic function sound driver and the reason the actual driver will have to be installed.

Back up your user data (pictures, music, word processing files, etc) as that will also be deleted on the reinstall. You can't copy programs, they are like the drivers, they must be "installed" using the programs installation procedure.

The free Belarc Advisor will profile your computer. www.belarc.com
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01 May 2015   #3
shankly769

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

thanks m8,i already tried driver magician,i saved the drivers and im trying Belarc,then ill choose what to do,reinstall,upgrade or factory default

and how can i save all Belarc found?
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