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Windows 7: Are DriverUpdate and SlimDriver safe

30 May 2017   #1
absc

Windows 7 Enterprise 64
 
 
Are DriverUpdate and SlimDriver safe

I keep on getting pop ups from DriverUpdate, SlimDriver and others to update my drivers.

Are they safe?

Some of them claim to be Microsoft Partners.

Thanx

Absc


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30 May 2017   #2
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

They may or may not be safe but if your system is running OK do not use them "If it Ain't broke, don't fix it!" There is an uninstall tag on Slimdrivers website. You do not need these driver update programs with Winows 7 OS!
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30 May 2017   #3
absc

Windows 7 Enterprise 64
 
 

Thanks Mitchell65. Pretty much as I thought.

Any way of stopping them?
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30 May 2017   #4
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by absc View Post
Any way of stopping them?
I think you will find that you have probably unwittingly downloaded and installed the programs. Go to Control Panel and click on Programs and look for the driver update programs. Highlight and uninstall.
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30 May 2017   #5
absc

Windows 7 Enterprise 64
 
 

Thanks. Done.
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30 May 2017   #6
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Be more careful of what you download, slow down and read everything
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