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08 Jun 2010   #1

Windows 7 fresh install

Hi guys

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

I7 920
6Gb ram
Ati 5970

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08 Jun 2010   #2
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


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

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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