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Windows 7: Basic Question About Drivers

05 Apr 2013   #11
nilank

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by scottinpa37 View Post
Thanks nilank! I had been using SlimDrivers and it seemed to working ok but when I went to update an Intel PCI Bridge, it stated that the driver I had on my system was newer. LOL SlimDrivers showed the driver was 2 years newer than the one on my system, yet Windows said the newest driver was on my system already.

Thanks everyone for all your help, I really appreciate it!
You're most welcome! You are advised not to use those third party tools. I have used and already suffered a lot (that was something called DriverMax as far as I can remember).


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05 Apr 2013   #12
pallesenw

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
I never update drivers unless I discover a problem (like recently with my audio driver). I go by the saying: " If it ain't broke, don't fix it ".
What about things that aren't visible to the naked eye or worse, security holes?
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