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Windows 7: Drivers

06 Jul 2010   #1

se7en
 
 
Drivers

iv got vaio FW490jab laptop with vista home premium OS i formated windows partition and installed win 7 home premium instead. both are 64-bit OS NOW i wanna install drivers and i wonder if should install vista home premium drivers( since my orginal OS is vista) or win 7 home premium drivers

please help me through this

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06 Jul 2010   #2

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

Install all availabe Windows 7 drivers for your model. Look on your PC manufacturers drivers page for the list.

If there aren't any Windows 7 drivers for some devices, Vista drivers should work.

The most important part is finding the x64 drivers.
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06 Jul 2010   #3

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

Here's the driver page for your Sony laptop. Just select what version of Windows 7 you are running.

And remember...You want the x64 drivers list.

Sony eSupport - VGN-FW490JAB - Software Updates & Drivers
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06 Jul 2010   #4

se7en
 
 

thanks a lot for quick answering and also suggesting website.
so im gonna install all win7homepremuim 64-bit OS drivers and if thay didnt exist looking for visat drivers that is what u meant
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06 Jul 2010   #5

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

Yes that's about it..

After having a quick glance... All of your drivers should be available under the Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit category.

Oh... and you're welcome... If you have anymore questions feel free to stop by and ask.
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06 Jul 2010   #6

se7en
 
 

this website which u suggested only has the vista home premuim drivers would u please tell me where i can download win Windows 7 drivers for my model ?

are these vista drivers compatible with win 7 or not?
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06 Jul 2010   #7

se7en
 
 

oh sorry ur rigth i didnt see the combox again thanks
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06 Jul 2010   #8
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

You need to select Windows 7 from the dropdown list,

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12 Jul 2010   #9

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