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Windows 7: network and sound card drivers always get borked

12 Aug 2010   #1
Sick Nasty

Windows 7/ Ubuntu / Windows XP SP3
 
 
network and sound card drivers always get borked

I've had Windows 7 since the Beta and RC. And all of a sudden the last 4 days I've been having problems with my network and sound card drivers. Every time I boot up I have to enter device manager and reinstall the drivers. Every time. They install fine but it's just a pain in the ass. Anyone ever have this problem?


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12 Aug 2010   #2
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Please complete edit of system specs and make sure all drives are updated from manufactures web site.
Welcome Sick Nasty to 7 Forums.
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12 Aug 2010   #3
Sick Nasty

Windows 7/ Ubuntu / Windows XP SP3
 
 

Okay, well a little bit more then. I triple boot Ubuntu Win 7(64 bit) and win XP SP3. I've been running this since Windows 7 pre release. Ubuntu and Xp have no problem, only Win 7 keeps loosing my network and sound card driver.

I will check hdd manufacture website to see of any updates. I'm looking for some help in troubleshooting the issue.
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12 Aug 2010   #4
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and XP

You might want to read thru this tutorial.
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12 Aug 2010   #5
Sick Nasty

Windows 7/ Ubuntu / Windows XP SP3
 
 

Haha, thanks for the help, but that doesn't help me at all. I have a triple boot system for 2 yrs now. I just wonder why my sound and network drivers all of a sudden started tweeking. I Google it.
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12 Aug 2010   #6
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I didn't mean to throw a huge checklist at you.
In your control panel do you have a Creative Sound Blaster Audigy Manager?
I have Realtek HD Audio Manager in my Control panel. Also in Control panel/Troubleshooting there is Hardware and Sound link to check out various aspects of sound.
I am going thru things with you as if I had your problem and things I would do to resolve this issue.
One thing you will learn about me is I don't quit until I get it fixed.
It may happen tonight, tomorrow but I will get it fixed.
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