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Windows 7: Motherboard Drivers, needed?

01 Oct 2009   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate X86
Motherboard Drivers, needed?

My motherboard is Gigabyte GA-M61VME-S2.
On their site for windows 7 there is only the realtek audio drivers.
However, there are vistra drivers.
I installed windows 7 and the connection to the internet is working(on xp without the chipset drivers there was no internet connection).
Should I try to install the vista drivers or it is unnecessary? Everything is working ok as far as I can tell.
(I did installed the win 7 nvidia drivers for my graphic card)

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01 Oct 2009   #2

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Hi ronlut

Just install the realtek audio drivers, & see who things go over a days.
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01 Oct 2009   #3

Vista Ult64, Win7600

If it's working leave it alone.
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01 Oct 2009   #4

Win7 Build 7600 x86

Second that.
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01 Oct 2009   #5

windows 8.1 Pro x64

Like others said, as long as there are no yellow question marks (?) in your device manager you're good to go:)
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02 Oct 2009   #6

Windows 7

I would keep the windows 7 drivers myself as long as it's working and there are no errors or little yellow symbols then leave it.
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02 Oct 2009   #7


I have to also AGREE with the others.... IF it works., LEAVE IT ALONE.
attempting to update when it works usually leads to problems.
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