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Windows 7: Choppy Video from Computer Hard Drive Only

20 May 2010   #11

Windows 7 Professional x86

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HMonk View Post
As a general rule, whenever you get new components (or machine) it is a good idea to go the mfr's site and see if ANY of the drivers have been updated. It is also a good idea to obtain drivers from the machine mfr rather than a component mfr because OEM components are often altered by flash, firmware, or other tweaks to suit a mfr's particular application.

What is an mfr site and why isn't stuff updated when I get the computer?

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20 May 2010   #12

Dual boot XP Pro SP3x86 and Win7 Pro x64

Sorry for not being more clear. Mfr is abbreviation for manufacturer.

You have a Dell machine. I did not look up the specs but let's say, for example, it has NVIDIA integrated graphics (graphics built-in to the mobo rather than a separated gfx card). The first place to search for graphics updates is at Dell, not NVIDIA.

Now why do all of this with a new machine or component. Many times, often due to the time, from when you purchased the item and when it was built, upgrades have been made.

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