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Windows 7: Does Windows 7 automatically install drivers?

19 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
Does Windows 7 automatically install drivers?


I'm a noob here so go easy please

Ok so I got an MSDN membership for my birthday (Thanks Dad ) and I'm now downloading Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit.

I wanna know if the drivers are automatically found or if I need to download them and put them on a flash drive first.

Pleease answer fast :)

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19 Nov 2009   #2

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

It should install them automatically, but its always a good idea to have them on hand in case you need them..

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19 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3

Windows Seven comes with a ton of drivers for a lot of different hardware. Some are generic drivers that the hardware would be better served by going directly to the manufaturers site for updated drivers and others are fine. You can run the windows upgrade advisory tool to find out ahead of time if your going to run into any issues. Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor - Download - Microsoft Windows Once you have installed the Ultimate check your device manager to see if you have any yellow triangles on items if so you can post a snip of them here and we can help you find the drivers for that piece of hardware A Preferred Method of Uploading/Posting Screen Shots Welcome to seven forums Fabe
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19 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

Ok, thanks for the answers :)

Only 2 and a half hours to go
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