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Windows 7: Driver Updates

06 Mar 2011   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
Driver Updates

I thought I would be real smart and go through the device driver and "update driver" on all the items. But, I keep getting this error "encountered a problem installing the driver software for your device" It also said that "The system cannot find the file specified". Does this mean that I won't be able to update my device drivers?
I am running Windows 7 Ultimate with SP1 on a 64 bit system.
Thanks for any help.

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06 Mar 2011   #2
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit

HP desktop you need to update though HP.
HP Support & Drivers

Enter your model number or use the auto detect button. Then you can find the latest drivers.
There may or may not be newer ones.

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06 Mar 2011   #3

Windows 7 64 bit

Great, Thank you.
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06 Mar 2011   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit

I wouldn't be in a big hurry to update drivers unless I had a problem that I strongly suspected or knew would be resolved by a driver update. If it ain't broke..............................
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06 Mar 2011   #5

Windows 7 64 bit

Thank you for your words of wisdom. I guess I was just bored. Joe
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