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Windows 7: Device Installation Settings

07 Dec 2015   #20
thelma

windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 

Hello Brink :), got this device installation settings short-cut on my desktop from your ( very good ) instructions.

I want to myself (manually ) install new drivers for sound and have already for months my updates on "check for updates but let me chose".

Can I now just go to any manufacturer ( needs to be good with Windows 7 sp 1 home service and my Inspiron laptop ) and install ?

Will that automatically remove the old ( 2009 ) sound driver ? Hope you get this, it's an old thread from juni 2015.


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07 Dec 2015   #21
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Thelma, :)

Yes, you could go to your device manufacturer's support website to download the latest driver for that specific model number.

For Dell Inspiron M501R:

Product Support | Dell US
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07 Dec 2015   #22
thelma

windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 

Thanks a lot Brink :), will have a go tomorrow !

Cheers,
Thelma

PS :Thanks for the link
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07 Dec 2015   #23
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome. :)
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18 Jul 2016   #24
GuccizBud

Windows® 7 (64-bit)
 
 

Does anyone know where the executable is for the Device Installation Settings pop-up being talked about in this thread, the one that asks "Do you want Windows to download driver software etc, etc, etc." as shown in this image :


(
can't get the image to show no matter what I do;
please just take a moment to look here, if you would, thx :

https://postimg.org/image/6m0r4f81d/
)



… so that I can create a shortcut to it and invoke it directly? I know that this pop-up does in fact have its own executable, meaning it isn't necessary to go through Devices and Printers. I have a folder that contains direct shortcuts to quite a few Windows settings like this one, and would like to add this one.
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18 Jul 2016   #25
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello GuccizBud, :)

Do you mean for this below?

Device Installation Settings Shortcut - Create in Windows
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18 Jul 2016   #26
GuccizBud

Windows® 7 (64-bit)
 
 

Quote:
Hello GuccizBud, :)
Do you mean for this below?
Device Installation Settings Shortcut - Create in Windows


So, is there a prize or something for fastest correct answer to a forum post? Because you just won . Yeah, that, lol . . . thx a million my friend, much appreciated.
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18 Jul 2016   #27
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome.
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18 Jul 2016   #28
GuccizBud

Windows® 7 (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
You're most welcome.
Works great, love it. I'll invoke it a few more times to get my fill, then move on to something else .
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