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Windows 7: turning off automatic installation of drivers?

29 Jan 2009   #1

Windows 7 Beta x64 Build 7000
turning off automatic installation of drivers?

I'm having some problems with my current wireless drivers and i wanted to try another version, but Windows 7 keeps installing the one it finds on it's own. when i try to update it, it says that it already installed the most suitable driver.

Anyway to get around this?

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29 Jan 2009   #2

Windows 7 Beta x64 Build 7000

i've seen the thread about downloading from windows update, etc...but i tried that and it didn't work. it's like the driver is already on my computer (windows 7 did detect it without windows update during a clean installation).
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29 Jan 2009   #3

Vista Ult 64bit - Windows 7 Ult 7264 64bit


Go to Control Panel - All Control Panel items - System - click Advanced System Settings (left hand side) - click "device Installation settings" button and you can turn it off in there.
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14 Mar 2009   #4

windows 7 RC1 Build 7100

thanx Chappy
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