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Windows 7: Stop Win7 Auto Installing Drivers?

15 Jun 2012   #1

Windows 7 32 bit
Stop Win7 Auto Installing Drivers?

I have my own driver for the hardware i wish to install. However each time i plug in the device Win7 installs its own driver which is of no use to the hadrware device i wish to use.

Im using Windows 7 Home Premium so i have no access to gpedit

Thanks for any help

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15 Jun 2012   #2
Dell Manu T S

windows xp sp3

Hi neptune,

My name is Manu T S From Dell Social Media Team.

Perform the steps below to turn off automatic driver installation :

1.Go to Start, type change device installation settings in the Start Search box and then press ENTER.

2.In the Device Installation Settings window, select No, let's me choose what to do.

3.Select Never install driver software from Windows Update.

4.Click Save Changes.

Hope this helps.

Refer to the following link:
Stop Win7 from Automatically Installing Drivers - Microsoft Answers

Dell - Manu T S
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18 Jun 2012   #3

Windows 7 32 bit

Worked. Thanks a lot
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