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Windows 7: Windows 7 fresh install


08 Jun 2010   #1
malik22

vista
 
 
Windows 7 fresh install

Hi guys


After a fresh install of windows 7 should I do windows update first or install my drivers?


System
I7 920
X58
6Gb ram
Ati 5970


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08 Jun 2010   #2
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Windows 7 installer is mostly driver-complete, with newer arriving quickly via optional Windows Updates.

Only provide your own drivers if any are missing in Device Manager, or performance dictates.

This is not XP or even Vista. MS spent a fortune getting Win7 drivers in the installer and via Updates.
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08 Jun 2010   #3
malik22

vista
 
 

ok so no point installing intel inf drivers or realtek sound drivers if windows does it by intself.
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08 Jun 2010   #4
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Just run the update and let MS install any drivers you need.

You could help us by filling in your system specs.

The following free program will provide you with the info needed:
Speccy - System Information - Free Download
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