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Windows 7: Updating Driver Via Windows Update OR Offical Drivers

22 Oct 2009   #1
SNaRe

vista
 
 
Updating Driver Via Windows Update OR Offical Drivers

I have lenovo y530 notebook.
Today i saw windows 7 drivers on their website.
Lenovo Support - Drivers & Downloads
Here is the question
As you know windows update find most of (95%) of drivers itself.
Is it better to use office drivers or let the windows update to it itself ?


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22 Oct 2009   #2
DarkXeno

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I would run the windows update then check that driver date with what lenovo has on their site. If the site one is newer use that one if they are the same then you should be fine.
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22 Oct 2009   #3
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SNaRe View Post
I have lenovo y530 notebook.
Today i saw windows 7 drivers on their website.
Lenovo Support - Drivers & Downloads
Here is the question
As you know windows update find most of (95%) of drivers itself.
Is it better to use office drivers or let the windows update to it itself ?
Let windows. If they work great if not then you can go looking. MS know best what will work with win 7

Ken
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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22 Oct 2009   #4
SNaRe

vista
 
 

I have just thought maybe windows update database is not updated for everything.
How can i check version of drivers on my computer ?
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SNaRe View Post
I have lenovo y530 notebook.
Today i saw windows 7 drivers on their website.
Lenovo Support - Drivers & Downloads
Here is the question
As you know windows update find most of (95%) of drivers itself.
Is it better to use office drivers or let the windows update to it itself ?
Let windows. If they work great if not then you can go looking. MS know best what will work with win 7

Ken
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Oct 2009   #5
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Go to the device manager .. right click on the device for the driver you want to check, click on properties....
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