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Windows 7: what is intel chipset device software?

3 Weeks Ago   #1
Dynentan

Win7
 
 
what is intel chipset device software?

Can someone please explain what this is?


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3 Weeks Ago   #2
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dynentan View Post
Can someone please explain what this is?
(Taken from Release Notes and ReadMe.txt)

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The Intel Chipset Device Software installs the Windows* INF files. An INF is a text file that provides the operating system with information about a piece of hardware on the system. In the case of the current Intel Chipset Device Software, that information is primarily the product name for the piece of hardware. This allows the operating system to show the correct name for that piece of hardware in Device Manager.
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The Intel(R) Chipset Device Software installs Windows* INF files to the target system. These files outline to the operating system how to configure the Intel(R) chipset components in order to ensure that the following feature functions properly: - Identification of Intel(R) Chipset Components in the Device Manager - Modern Standby requires that 0 devices report problems (no yellow bangs in Device Manager)
It's quite clear that it does enumerate all the devices (motherboard mainly) of your running computer engine.
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3 Weeks Ago   #3
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

Hi

Dont you just love all that goobledegook

Basically its the backbone support for your motherboards CPU
If its not installed nothing works

Roy
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3 Weeks Ago   #4
Dynentan

Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torchwood View Post
Hi

Dont you just love all that goobledegook

Basically its the backbone support for your motherboards CPU
If its not installed nothing works

Roy
well that's not really true, i didnt have it installed and everything was working
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3 Weeks Ago   #5
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dynentan View Post
well that's not really true, i didnt have it installed and everything was working

Was working? Since Intel Matrix Storage Manager better have it installed otherwise some good functionality may not work as expected. Many things are optional but for the best performances optimized computer it's always a plus.
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