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Windows 7: installing drivers please help


10 Feb 2010   #1

windows 7 64 bit premium
 
 
installing drivers please help

hi i am trying to install new nvidia drivers on my pc,,
Having remove the old drivers i estart my pc and when it loads back up i have wddm 1.1 drivers as my display drivers on my gts 250.
Why are these here and how can i remove to install the later nvdia ones i download,
Or can i install my downloaded driver over the top of the wddm 1.1 drivers the pc put on at restart?
Please help as confused.com by this,,
I used to just unistall them ,ccleaner the reg files and the have standard vga ,before i put the new drivers on,
But now i get wddm 1,.1 drivers at restart /
ANy help thanks,
sinbin


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10 Feb 2010   #2

windows 7 64 bit premium
 
 

oh i have windows 7 64 bit premium
q66oo 3.4 ghz
4 gb ram
gts 250 1gb bfg o/clocked out the box
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10 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Follow the drivers guide in my sig.
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10 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi.
If you go to "Devices and Printers", and right click your PC icon, then click on "Device installation settings", it will give you the option to stop Windows automatically installing drivers, which you can then revert back once you've managed to update the graphics drivers.
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10 Feb 2010   #5

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Hi as FZ21Z said,

Stop Auto install of Drivers.

Open the Control Panel, type "a" into the Search, top right.
Click on Devices and Printers.
Right click on the icon for PC
Click on Device Installation Settings.
Click on, No let me choose what to do.
Click on Never install driver software from Windows Update.
Go to the Device Manager, find your Device, right click on it and select Uninstall, and click the box that says
Delete this Driver, Select OK, close all windows and Shut Down, Then start your machine up again.
Install the Driver that you have.
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11 Feb 2010   #6

windows 7 64 bit premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FZ21Z View Post
Hi.
If you go to "Devices and Printers", and right click your PC icon, then click on "Device installation settings", it will give you the option to stop Windows automatically installing drivers, which you can then revert back once you've managed to update the graphics drivers.
thanks i will try this !!
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11 Feb 2010   #7

windows 7 on laptop windows xp on pc
 
 
Bluetooth peripheral device driver

Hi. I have just bought a Dell Studio 1458 notebook laptop (OS is Windows 7) a few days back. Since I use my mobile's gprs to surf the internet, I tried installing the PC Suite of my Sony Ericsson P1i. However, the laptop works just fine if my phone is on (via USB) data mode but for some reason, the laptop can't detect my phone in phone mode.

I have uninstalled the PC Suite and reinstalled it too many times to count. I have tried installing Symbian drivers, to no avail. I have even switched handsets to a MOtorola E6 and the problems remain the same. Data mode works via USB but phone mode is not detected. I tried the Motorola's bluetooth, still it says "not connected".

I tried using the bluetooth route, but though the laptop is able to show that the bluetooth is connected and the phone responds if I tell the laptop to connect to the net, the laptop's network connections say "Not Connected" and IE reports an error which it can't troubleshoot.

I tried going via "Control Panel" to check the connections. It shows the P1i but with a yellow exclamation point ans a small note says "needs troubleshooting". When I run the troubleshooter, it says Bluetooth Peripheral Device Driver not installed.

I have been surfing the net via my PC (OS Windows XP and my P1i's gprs works just fine on that machine) for the said Bluetooth Peripheral Device Driver, but I can't find it anywhere.

Please help me. I am not a techie and is unable to solve this problem myself. I am beginning to regret wasting my money buying the laptop now.
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11 Feb 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bames24 View Post
Please help me. I am not a techie and is unable to solve this problem myself.
You'd get more help starting a new thread, instead of hijacking others with a totally different issue. Is your phones firmware up to date?
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11 Feb 2010   #9

windows 7 64 bit premium
 
 

i will try to stop auto driver install..but i disconnect from the net when i put my new drivers on,does this matter or does windows itself put wddm 1.1 on there at restart?thanks
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11 Feb 2010   #10

windows 7 64 bit premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bames24 View Post
Hi. I have just bought a Dell Studio 1458 notebook laptop (OS is Windows 7) a few days back. Since I use my mobile's gprs to surf the internet, I tried installing the PC Suite of my Sony Ericsson P1i. However, the laptop works just fine if my phone is on (via USB) data mode but for some reason, the laptop can't detect my phone in phone mode.

I have uninstalled the PC Suite and reinstalled it too many times to count. I have tried installing Symbian drivers, to no avail. I have even switched handsets to a MOtorola E6 and the problems remain the same. Data mode works via USB but phone mode is not detected. I tried the Motorola's bluetooth, still it says "not connected".

I tried using the bluetooth route, but though the laptop is able to show that the bluetooth is connected and the phone responds if I tell the laptop to connect to the net, the laptop's network connections say "Not Connected" and IE reports an error which it can't troubleshoot.

I tried going via "Control Panel" to check the connections. It shows the P1i but with a yellow exclamation point ans a small note says "needs troubleshooting". When I run the troubleshooter, it says Bluetooth Peripheral Device Driver not installed.

I have been surfing the net via my PC (OS Windows XP and my P1i's gprs works just fine on that machine) for the said Bluetooth Peripheral Device Driver, but I can't find it anywhere.

Please help me. I am not a techie and is unable to solve this problem myself. I am beginning to regret wasting my money buying the laptop now.
hi i just got a bluetooth dongle ,i just plugged it in and windows 7 just done the drivers and it works with my nokia no problem,,im not sure what your peoblem is .hope you find out
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