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Is windows 8 really compatible with latest AMD drivers

Q: Is windows 8 really compatible with latest AMD drivers

OK so i had been through the whole beta driver scenario with amd's latest windows 8 drivers and it resulted in bsod's...which led me to download and install the stable but old drivers which led to my games having fps drops ,which i think is related to the drivers because with the beta drivers i was getting good fps's , not so much with the stable one's , anyways the question is should i go back to windows 7 because many people including myself are having compatibility issues with windows 8,windows 8.1 when it comes to amd's beta drivers( or just their drivers in general), while the vast majority are having no problems with their windows 7.
 
 

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Preferred Solution: Is windows 8 really compatible with latest AMD drivers

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Is windows 8 really compatible with latest AMD drivers

What device are you looking for drivers for?

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Hi, The Windows 10 64 bit drivers seem to be very old for my lap top, where are the lates drivers?  http://support.hp.com/fi-fi/drivers/selfservice/HP-ENVY-15-j100-Notebook-PC-series/5401187/model/683...

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Hi,

Short intro: i'm a sysadmin and recently joined this forum. Mainly to train myself in analyzing BSOD's and whilst doing that, helping people out. Now the reason i became interested in BSOD's is because of BSOD's at work.

We use SCCM for staging. With a task-sequence, the OS, drivers and what not are being deployed.
Now, our company is fairly large +5000 employees and its structure is pretty complex. i'm not getting in to that but bottom line is that there are several IT-branches and 1 central IT branch. The central IT branch creates and maintain the staging image.

Currently we are on Windows 7. Now having said all that , our image contains old drivers.
Our main problems is with 2 USB drivers. Since the drivers our from 2013 , i know these should be updated.

Now, my question in (and i'm afraid the answer will be "no") , is there a website that lists the latest drivers (name & date) for windows 7 (or per OS for that matter?).

I can't just say, i'll enable Windows Updates and download all updates that are presented.
But these drivers should be updates i'm sure.

I have come across this tool named Snappy Driver Installer (Snappy Driver Installer)
Its free and is a sort of offline library for drivers. But i'm hesitant towards such tools. Tools like "driver booster" etc all do more harm than good and so i'm unsure about SDI as well. I did run this tool on an off-domain box and for sure it immediately pointed out (not installed nor did it suggest to... Read more

A:Is there a list with the latest Windows drivers per OS ?

The short answer has to be no.

The longer answer - there has to be an MS database for Win 10 in particular which Win 10 uses to maintain drivers (it uses a different paradigm for drivers to previous OS's). I can't imagine it's viewable.
But it doesn't always represent the 'latest' drivers for a particular device.

And as you know, manufacturers release custom drivers, particularly for laptops.

Clearly driver scanning tools (not in general recommended) make reference to some database- but again, this isn't likely to be viewable. (There's competition between these tools!)

Then there are the many sites that supposedly host drivers. And all the hardware variants and versions..

So the answer is there's no simple answer.

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Hey guys, I am having an issue where I am trying to update to the latest ATI drivers which are 10.12 released 12/13/2010. I go into device manager and find my video card (ati 5850) and when I try and update my drivers it says the correct one is already installed. Problem is these drivers are outdated (8.791). I have tried to uninstall these drivers and install the new ones from the website but the new ones will not install. I do not get any installation errors trying to install the new ones, but after I install them I go to device manager and it still lists the old ones as being the current drivers. Another issue I'm having is when I uninstall the drivers from device manager, it uninstall the whole card as well. I hit the "detect new hardware" and it finds my card and immediately downloads the older drivers and I cannot stop this process. I disabled windows from automatically updating drivers and it still downloads the drivers after the card and drivers get uninstalled. This is extremely frustrating, I have no idea what else I can do. Any help would be appreciated.

P.S. I am running win7 64bit.

A:Windows won't let me update to latest ATi drivers

Hello there, Rynzo, according to what i read, 8.791 on the device manager is the latest version:






Quote:
THE DRIVER VERSION 8.791.0.0 APPEARS TO BE THE LAST DRIVER THAT SUPPORTS ATI OVERDRIVE WHICH WAS IN 10-11.........


So i guess there's no problem with your Drivers.. if you're not completely satisfied, you could run Driver Sweeper (after uninstalling ATI Drivers) and install them again

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There is a battery draining bug in the latest (19.3.4.83) synaptics drivers. This is true in both the Windows 10 and Windows 7 drivers. One of synaptics processes is pooling the WMI quite frequently using about 1% of the cpu, non-stop. This has been fixed in the windows 10 drivers on the Yoga. There is a detailed writeup on this here: https://randomascii.wordpress.com/2017/09/05/hey-synaptics-can-you-please-stop-polling/ Reverting back to the 19.3.4.75 drivers fixes this, although they were quite hard to find for Windows 7. Lenovo, please fix this.

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I want to format my laptop and I thought that windows7 would be a nice solution.
However in the acer website it seems that my laptop is not compatible with Windows 7.
What shall I do?
Is there any trick?
I am almost ignorant so if it sounds stupid I apologise

Friwise

A:Non compatible drivers with Windows 7

What's the model of your laptop.

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Latest NVIDIA ForceWare Drivers

NVIDIA Driver Downloads Page
WHQL NVIDIA DRIVER


   Information
Version: 355.69
Release Date for Desktops and Notebooks : August 20th 2015
In Device Manager: 10.18.13.5569




   Note
Only for GTX 950 models.

This driver is aligned with the launch of our newest GPU, the GeForce GTX 950. This new GPU has been designed to deliver the best performance in its class and incorporates the same advanced technologies found in our latest Maxwell architecture.

New GeForce GPU
Supports the new GeForce GTX 950 GPU, based upon the second-generation Maxwell architecture
Game Ready Driver Release Notes (v355.69)

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   Information
Version: 355.60
Release Date for Desktops and Notebooks : August 13th 2015
In Device Manager: 10.18.13.5560




   Note
Just in time for the preview of Ashes of the Singularity, this new GeForce Game Ready driver ensures you'll have the best possible gaming experience. This driver also supports the Beta version of the GameWorks VR software development kit (SDK). As a result, users will be able to enjoy the benefits of GameWorks VR with supporting applications and headsets for the first time.

Game Ready
Best gaming experience for Ashes of the Singularity preview

GameWorks VR Support
Supports Beta release of GameWorks VR SDK, including support for VR SLI, Context Priority, Direct Mode, and Fro... Read more

A:Latest NVIDIA ForceWare Video Drivers Windows 7

Hello Brink.

I just tried to update to the same 178.24 driver that I'm currently running on my Vista and it seems it won't allow it.......Any ideas?




Later Ted

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Hi guys!

Ive been looking around on the internet to see which drivers work best with Windows 7 and it seems like 185.85 seems to be the best. But i was wondering as the post i found was from 2009, is there any of the new drivers working better with windows 7? I did see that 314.22 worked for some.

Anyway thanks for the help,

Cheers

A:Latest Nvidia 9800GT Drivers that work with Windows 7?

My missus has a 9800GT and it runs everything as good as could be with 314.22 drivers. Even with my GTX 560 i run the same driver's. No point in going with the latest unless there is some fix for certain games and your model of card. This is really all they bring new drivers out for fixing game bugs and making newer cards more compatible.

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NVIDIA Driver Downloads - Advanced Search

WHQL NVIDIA DRIVER
   Information
Version: 365.10
Release Date for Desktops and Notebooks : May 2nd 2016
In Device Manager: 10.18.13.6510


   Note
Prior to a new title launching, our driver team is working up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix possible makes it into the Game Ready driver. As a result, you can be sure you?ll have the best day-1 gaming experience for your favorite new titles.

Game Ready
Learn more about how to get the optimal experience for Battleborn, Forza Motorsport 6: APEX Beta, Overwatch Beta, and Paragon Beta.

Release Notes: (PDF)
Desktop - Game Ready Driver Release Notes (v365.10)

Notebook - Game Ready Driver Release Notes(v365.10)

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A:Latest NVIDIA GeForce Graphics Drivers for Windows 10

I have an NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT, and I have an update downloading for it that was released 1/30/2015 if WU is to be believed but I cannot see which version this update is supposed to be. I have had graphic card updates fail a lot in Win10 so will update on how this goes.

*Update NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT does not seem to be new enough to be included in this update. Win7 is the latest OS it supports. bummer...

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The trackpad drivers will not install with the latest 10 build version. you can only move the cursor with the trackpad, gestures and buttons do not work. I am going to give up on windows 10 if I can not find a solution fast. Phone support has been all but worthless from lenovo. This machine is only out of warranty for 3 months, I find it kind of silly that you can get no phone help when you tell them its a driver issue and all your asking is will there be an update for the driver or should I just give up. Why not have a way for techs to get this information to the department that could fix this instead of dismissing me as a customer who is out of warranty. I find it ridicoulous that windows updates cause drivers to fail and how microsoft forces windows 10 and its customers to use windows 10. If lenovo is not going to support windows 10 on older machines they should have a bulletin about it so that users dont get frustrated about the expierence. I have attached a pic of the failed driver install

























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NVIDIA Driver Downloads - Advanced Search

Hot Fix NVIDIA DRIVER
   Information
Version: 359.12
Release Date for Desktops and Notebooks : December 2nd 2015
In Device Manager: 10.18.13.5912


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This is a GeForce Hot Fix driver, version 359.12 that addresses the following issue:

Game crashes on certain GeForce GTX 860M notebooks
Click the appropriate link to download.

Windows 7 and 8
64 bit Notebook

32 bit Notebook

Windows 10
64 bit Notebook - Win10

32 bit Notebook - Win 10




WHQL NVIDIA DRIVER
   Information
Version: 359.06
Release Date for Desktops and Notebooks : December 1st 2015
In Device Manager: 10.18.13.5906


   Note
Prior to a new title launching, our driver team is working up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix possible makes it into the Game Ready driver. As a result, you can be sure you?ll have the best day-1 gaming experience for your favorite new titles.

Game Ready
Learn more about how to get the optimal experience for Just Cause 3 and Rainbow Six: Siege


Release Notes: (PDF)
Desktop - Game Ready Driver Release Notes (v359.06)

Notebook - Game Ready Driver Release Notes(v359.06)

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A:Latest NVIDIA GeForce Graphics Drivers for Windows 8

Currently experiencing some sporadic problems with this driver. Basically, I get pink/purple artifacts across the screen and then the system locks up. Sometimes it is able to recover, but sometimes it automatically reboots. It's not the card, as it is working perfectly in the other OSes with the latest appropriate drivers.

Been checking the NVidia forums about this, and I'm not the only one with this problem: Windows 8 Graphic Glitch - NVIDIA Forums and Windows 8 Consumer Preview Geforce Desktop/Notebook Driver Information - NVIDIA Forums - Page 6 describes the symptoms I'm getting perfectly.

It should be pointed out though that issues were present with the graphics drivers with the Beta versions of Windows 7 as well (not necessarily the same issues, but issues nonetheless). Hopefully, these will be ironed out over time.

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Hi!I see there are a lot of questions regarding the Radeon Video Display drivers.Anyone else experience this:After the latest patching of the Radeon video drivers last week (12th. of August) my screen turned black. If I try to reboot the display freeze after about 15 seconds - during the boot process (with the dots going around under the HP logo!) It took some time before I realized what was wrong, so I completely reinstalled the Windows 10 OS twice. So this is what happens:- I completely wipe the HD with a new Windows 10 installation.- I get a notification that the Radeon video driveres is not optimal.- And after about 20-30 minutes the screen goes black.- If I try to reboot, the machine is stuck on the HP logo with the dots going around! I did this procedure twice before I understood that nothing is actually wrong with the computer.The second time I managed to change the boot procedure so I could press F8 and push the machine into Safe boot. So now the goal is to find correct drivers, and downgrade in Safe mode. Anyone tried that? Is there a trick, maby download the drivers on another machine and bring them over using a USB stick? Kind regards,Jarle 

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System Specs: Part1 Part2

Lenovo Ideapad Y500: 16GB RAM, 1TB HDD, Dual Nvidia GeForce GT 650M 2GB

OK, my problem is: No version newer than the GeForce 307.64 Driver will allow me to utilize SLI.

If you wanna see what I mean, here's the before and after.

My problem isn't really the fact that a whole year's worth of bugfixes, security and performance updates have gone away. I can live with that. My problem is, if I use the old driver that allows for me to run in SLI mode, any game that supports SLI causes my laptop to crash (with no BSOD, so I can't get any sort of error code) immediately after it runs. One weird thing is (see Part2): It still shows I have 4GB of vRAM even though only one 2GB graphics card is actually being utilized.

Can someone help me or give me some advice? It's a little frustrating.

It's the difference between holding steady at 60 with vsync in high/ultra on most games or being barely able to run it at all above medium/high.

TL;DR: Updated to Windows 8.1. SLI support went away for the last year of revisions of Nvidia GeForce drivers. Crashes every time I run games in SLI mode on the driver that actually supports it.
 

A:Updated to Windows 8.1. No SLI Support for latest Nvidia Drivers.

Seems to be common issue with this model: https://www.google.ca/search?q=windows+8.1+sli+site:forums.lenovo.com&espv=210&es_sm=122

Doesn't seem to be a solution yet, you will have to wait for fix from Lenovo or NVidia or go back to Windows 8 or 7.
 

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Hello, KQ437AA-ABA IQ506Windows 10, 64 BitsBIOS 5.03 Questions: 1. Need a BIOS 5.10 that can be run on Windows 10 Home, the screen is flicking every 10 seconds. The BIOS driver on the HP Support site is for Windows 8 and it does not run on Windows 10. 2. Need a AverMedia TV Tuner Windows 10 driver, or compatible. 3. Once I have the TV Tuner, what free application can I use to watch TV? Thanks. 

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Assume I have drivers for a certain device/motherboard for only Window7.
Can I use them in Windows 8?

And conversly: Can I use Windows 8 drivers in an Windows 7 installation as well?

Are both driver models compatible?

Peter

A:Are Windows 8 drivers compatible with the ones from Win7 ?

All the Windows 7 drivers for my gigabyte GAZ77X UD5H motherboard and the ASUS drivers for an ASUS Z77 chipset motherboard work with Windows 8. I haven't come across any problems with several installations.

I've also checked/updated the Intel devices on the motherboard at Intel and the drivers that they have for my hardware are for both Win 7 64 bit and Win 8 64 bit.

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hello there,

i really need to know if there are available drivers for hp compaq nx9110 that are compatible with windows 7? i've tried a couple of things to no avail.

A:can my laptop run windows 7 (i need compatible drivers)

Does HP's/Compaq's website have downloads for Windows 7 or have you tried vista drivers?

Try 7 drivers before vista's

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Hi all,

I recently upgraded to Windows 7 (32 bit), but now my Lexmark All-In-One X74-X75 printer drivers aren't compatible... well, kind of.

When I first reinstalled the drivers after the upgrade, I was able to use the scan facility of the printer, and print jobs could queue up for printing, but they would not print. When I attempted to update drivers, uninstall/reinstall, etc, I was told the installation was unsuccessful.

I could not find any drivers for my model printer on the Lexmark site, but I was hoping someone out there may have some tips on how I can get around this problem.

Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Cheers,

MelbMuso73
 

A:Printer drivers compatible with Windows 7

That is an old printer, there are no W7 drivers available for it, time for an upgrade.

http://support.lexmark.com/index?lo...ALLINONE.LEXMARK_X75&searchid=1271172125835#2

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Okay. This combination of drivers works fine in windows vista 32 bit.. boots up fine and everything. Today I finally got my SSDD for my OS and a copy of Windows 7 64 bit. I installed it fine without error. Then installed my chipset drivers that I downloaded off of Nvidia's website (64 bit, worked fine, rebooted), installed my nvidia display drivers, rebooted.. now whenever I start windows up. I get the flowery blue background windows logo. It just hangs there and never boots. However it will boot fine into safe mode and AFTER I uninstall the display drivers... though my gaming computer is going to be pretty useless if I can't game with it!

Relevant Info
Windows 7 64bit
Asus Striker II Formula (with 15.58 64 bit drivers installed)
2x SLI EVGA Geforce 560 TI 448 Special Edition (with64 bit 310.90 Drivers Installed)

I am going to try installing the motherboard chipset drivers from Asus's website to see if that helps any.. i believe the version number is 15.43, then try reinstalling the video drivers.. however I dont think this is going to make much a difference.

If anyone out there can help. Please. I need it.

A:Windows 7 Refusing to post after installing Latest Nvidia Drivers

No one has any answers to this?

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"Windows 7 Driver Download
Windows 7 Drivers Latest Download. Microsoft Certified. (Recommended)www.Windows-7.DriverUpdate.net "
 
So there are links to this site everywhere. I am skeptical. Has anyone gone there, used them? Why? Does it end up as a subscription service to solve the problems created?
 
I have a 5 year old Xerox all-in-one that is not compatible with Win7. Seems like Xerox cannot support it, or won't support it. I just don't want to create a new set of problems.
 
Thanks for any suggestions.

A:Everywhere I see links to: Windows 7 Drivers Latest Download. Microsoft Certifie

Drivers should...be obtained from:
 
  a.  System manufacturer's website, if laptop or other OEM system (HP, Dell, Lenovo, etc.)
 
  b.  Motherboard CD or component manufacturer's website, if system is self-built.
 
  c.  The CD which came with the system/component (reflects known working drivers).
 
The drivers available via Windows Update...should generally NOT be used unless you are totally desperate and cannot find them anywhere else or any other way, IMO.
 
Louis

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My mother attempted to upgrade her laptop to the latest windows version and now it doesn't work. I contacted Microsoft and was told that her system is not compatible with their upgrade.  It has a blue screen (not necessarily the blue screen of death) but when I turn it on, it shows: PREPARING AUTOMATIC REPAIR  (white scren flashes) DIAGNOZING YOUR PC Blue Screen: AUTOMATIC REPAIR  Your PC did not start correctlyPress, RESTART, to restart your PC, which can sometimes fix the problem. You can also press ADVANCED OPTIONS to try other options to repair your PC. RESTART does not fix PC ADVANCED OPTIONS:Continue: Exit and continue to Windows 10.   Tried and brings me back to the blue screen.  Use a device: Use a USB drive, network connection, or Windows recovery DVD  Internal Hard Disk or SSD.  Drive: Brings me back to blue screen   USB drive:  nothing in USB. Selected and message says The selected boot device failed. Press <enter> to Continue.  Boot Option Menu:  OS BOOT MANAGER OR BOOT FROM EFI FILE.    Inexperienced and unsure what to do so I ESC to exit. Recovery from a DVD or USB:  No recovery disc. Troubleshoot: Reset your PC or see advanced options.    Reset this PC. Lets you choose to keep or remove your files, and then reinstalls Windows.  OPTIONS: Keep my files: Removes apps and setting but keeps your personal files.   ... Read more

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My mother attempted to upgrade her laptop to the latest windows version and now it doesn't work. I contacted Microsoft and was told that her system is not compatible with their upgrade.  It has a blue screen (not necessarily the blue screen of death) but when I turn it on, it shows: PREPARING AUTOMATIC REPAIR  (white scren flashes) DIAGNOZING YOUR PC Blue Screen: AUTOMATIC REPAIR  Your PC did not start correctlyPress, RESTART, to restart your PC, which can sometimes fix the problem. You can also press ADVANCED OPTIONS to try other options to repair your PC. RESTART does not fix PC ADVANCED OPTIONS:Continue: Exit and continue to Windows 10.   Tried and brings me back to the blue screen.  Use a device: Use a USB drive, network connection, or Windows recovery DVD  Internal Hard Disk or SSD.  Drive: Brings me back to blue screen   USB drive:  nothing in USB. Selected and message says The selected boot device failed. Press <enter> to Continue.  Boot Option Menu:  OS BOOT MANAGER OR BOOT FROM EFI FILE.    Inexperienced and unsure what to do so I ESC to exit. Recovery from a DVD or USB:  No recovery disc. Troubleshoot: Reset your PC or see advanced options.    Reset this PC. Lets you choose to keep or remove your files, and then reinstalls Windows.  OPTIONS: Keep my files: Removes apps and setting but keeps your personal files.   ... Read more

A:Latest WIN 10 Upgrade not compatible with laptop. How do I f...

DIANAKD Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I wish I had good news for you -- but I don't ... While Microsoft tells you that there is no risk in the Win10 Upgrade, because they let you believe that you can always revert back to your original OS and setup within 30 days, the ugly fact of the matter is that the Win10 GoBack function has proven to be unreliable -- and when it fails, it can leave machines in a corrupted state -- which doesn't always happen, but it does happen often enough to be a problem and you won't get any warning in advance that it is going to trash your PC!If that is not bad enough, the Win10 Upgrade is know, in some cases, to corrupt the Recovery partition stored there by the OEM that built the original machine. This pretty much guarantees that no HP Recovery is going to work: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Video-Display-and-Touch/HP-Recovery-Manager-Blocked-After-Windo... At this point, the ONLY way to restore her prior OS is through something known as HP Recovery Media. HP Recovery Media is a set of DVDs and a CD, or USB stick, that will erase the hard drive (removing all data, settings, and applications, reinstall the original OS, drivers, and some HP Utilities. In some cases, you may be able to order a USB stick instead of disks. You have to order these from HP; they can not be downloaded.You can look online for Recovery Media starting with the linked paged: http://support.hp.com/us-en/driversOnce there, input your P... Read more

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Hello.
Yesterday I purchased a new laptop - HP Pavilion 17-f150nm. It came without an OS so I installed Windows 7 32bit. The problem is that I have a few drivers missing:
Ethernet Controller
Network Controller
PCI Device
Universal Serial Bus (USB) Controller
Unknown Device
Unknown Device
I did not get a CD with my laptop and HP offers on their website only drivers for Windows 8 for my laptop. I've been downloading drivers using another computer and burning them to CDs since my USB ports are not working, but none of the drivers seem to be working.. I've been at this for 24hours now and don't know what to do..

A:No compatible drivers for Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums ... One of the reasons the Drivers on the HP Website will not work is cause they are 64 Bit Drivers ...

If you click on some of the Drivers there they state they will work with Windows 7 64 Bit ...
The problem is really with the Chipset it controls most of the Devices that you have with missing Drivers ..
The Intel Chipset Utility is your only hope ... I doubt it will not Help though ..
Chipset Software &mdash; Utility to Identify Your Intel? Chipset

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Hi!

I downgraded the Windows OS from Vista to XP for my friend since the Vista was too hard for him to figure out. However, after downgrading the
OS, I also 'lost' the sound drivers. I tried to download the Realtek AC'97
sound drivers, but got the message that Realtek's drivers were not compliant with Microsoft's 'vendor' policies, so I wasn't able to complete
the download. Anyway, now I need to download another sound driver that is compliant with Microsoft's vendor policies. Does anyone know of such drivers? I'm meeting my friend again on Thursday of this week, and I'd like to have the computer working for him by then. Thanks!
 

A:How do I download compatible sound drivers for Windows XP?

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I recently spent about 100 dollars on something that requires drivers to be used, and it does not support Windows 8. It only allows Windows 7 and Windows XP, so i need to know how to get past this and install them anyway. I have tried running it in compatibility mode, but this doesn't install the drivers properly. I am willing to install emulators for running XP or 7, if needed. Please help. 

A:Need to install drivers that aren't compatible with Windows 8

Set up dual boot?? 

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Hello,
This OptiPlex 3020 is encountering strange problem getting the Windows 10 v1607 or Anniversary update installed.  It looks fine in Update and Security as it finished initial install and prompt to "Restart".  The subsequent installation process after it's 1st reboot never get pass ...0%.  It is suggested that the latest OptiPlex drivers should be installed.  So I went to Support.Dell.com and allowed it to auto detect and install latest drivers and software.  Several Chipset update seems to have came down and installed without issue.  I didn't see any device drivers came down.  But the Windows 10 update still failed at "....0%" during the initial reboot.  According to Dell, OptiPlex 3020 is tested for Windows 10 v1607 Anniversary update.
1. Does anybody in this Forum know about this issue?
2. How else do I know if required drivers are installed?
Thank you and much appreciate your help.
DT

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Hello, I've installed UFT 12.02 on my laptop (Win 8.1) which has java version 8 update 65. After installing UFT, I tried to execute few scripts. After sometime noticed that Java console is erased. Later tried to download latest version of Java but couldn't. is UFT 12.02 compatible with higher versions of Java (8 and above) Thanks,SB

A:Is latest version of Java (8 update 65) compatible with UFT ...

Partial SOLUTION. I kept having problems with the setup or Java re-install aborting (something like a 1608 error...) The ultimate workaround, was to DELETE the JRE folder under HP/HPE's  UFT directory (since UFT was using it's own JRE that somehow conflicted with other JAVA installs) -- -AND- I removed all the ENVIRONMENT variables that dealt with "JAVA".   After that the JAVA setup would work without failure. Getting UFT install back so that it doesn't clobber the JAVA8 is the next step...

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I have a Lenovo Ideapad U530 natively with Windows 8.1, now that the time has come and Windows 10 just launched some 2 days ago, I was wondering if this model was 100% drivers compatible and updated for Windoes 10.I have checked the Lenovo Drivers Download page (http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/ideapad-u-series-laptops/ideapad-u530-... and there are some Windos 10 compatible drivers.Should I wait for more drivers? Or can I just use the ones already are available and download the Windows 8.1 drivers?

A:Lenovo Ideapad U530 Windows 10 Compatible Drivers

Did you try it?





~ Crispy

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After initially working fine on Windows 7 64-bit for several months my old HP Laserjet 1100 stopped working all of a sudden 3 months ago for good. Since then I have been trying various methods to get it up and running again & getting nowhere. It seems to be a common theme that people's old 1100 seems to work fine for the first few months & then it stops being able to print for no apparent reason.

Then earlier today I found a lone thread from a very old forum where someone with the same issue figured out that his 1100 stopped working just after a particular Windows Update (he didn't specify the offending update). Apparently he deleted all the updates from that day & behold! He got his printer to work again!!

This is the only person I have found out there who seems to have genuinely solved this problem. My issue is that because so much time has elapsed since my 1100 stopped working I have had literally 100's of Windows Updates since then & have no way of knowing which update caused the HP1100 driver to crash. So now I know what has caused the problem but I am still left with a non-working printer and it seems many others out there have the same problem.

Additionally, since the printer stopped working when I unplug & plug its USB from the computer there is now no familiar "ding" noise. In my search to fix the problem I uninstalled (removed) the HP1100 from my computer & now I cannot reinstall it because it won't recogn... Read more

A:HP Laserjet 1100 drivers & Windows 7 update not compatible!?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Marascus


After initially working fine on Windows 7 64-bit for several months my old HP Laserjet 1100 stopped working all of a sudden 3 months ago for good. Since then I have been trying various methods to get it up and running again & getting nowhere. It seems to be a common theme that people's old 1100 seems to work fine for the first few months & then it stops being able to print for no apparent reason.

Then earlier today I found a lone thread from a very old forum where someone with the same issue figured out that his 1100 stopped working just after a particular Windows Update (he didn't specify the offending update). Apparently he deleted all the updates from that day & behold! He got his printer to work again!!

This is the only person I have found out there who seems to have genuinely solved this problem. My issue is that because so much time has elapsed since my 1100 stopped working I have had literally 100's of Windows Updates since then & have no way of knowing which update caused the HP1100 driver to crash. So now I know what has caused the problem but I am still left with a non-working printer and it seems many others out there have the same problem.

Additionally, since the printer stopped working when I unplug & plug its USB from the computer there is now no familiar "ding" noise. In my search to fix the problem I uninstalled (removed) the HP1100... Read more

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I have just upgraded to Windows 8 Pro from the Consumer Preview. I am using a Virgin Media supplied Netgear WNDA3200 network adapter to connect to a Virign Media Superhub, but the drivers for the adapter don't seem to work with the release version of Win8. I had the same issue with the CP of Win8, but was able to resolve it by downloading the 1.2 version of the WNDA3100 driver from the Netgear website. I have tried this and all the other WNDA drivers including the windows 8 beta ones, but the adapter still isn't working.

It seems odd to me that it would work in the CP, but not in the full release version of Windows 8.

If anyone has any ideas as how to go about solving this issue, they would be much appreciated.

EDIT:

After much frustration, I figured out the issue. It turns out that the adapter had defaulted to running one of microsoft's drivers, which was not working correctly. To get around this, you need to make sure you already have the driver installed, then search for "Device Manager" in settings (without quotes), and open Device Manager. Once it's open, sroll down to Network Adapters, and expand that. Then double click on the adapter. It should open a small window. Navigate to the 'Driver' tab, and select 'Update driver'.

From there, go to 'Browse my computer for driver software', click 'Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer', and click the 'Have Disk' option. Browse to where the driver is installed (usually under ProgramFiles(x86)\Ne... Read more

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Hi, I have just purchased a HP Pro desk 400  g3 computer that i need for windows server 2008 to be running on. However after install i culdnt find drivers for windows server 2008. So far i managed to just the lan drivers which i downloaded form realtek. can anyone tell me were can i get compatible drivers for windows server 2008 64 bit for this computer. thanks

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The current version of iTunes (12.6.0.100) does not run (nothing happens when its executed, and it does not appear in Task Manager) with Intel HD Graphics 530 driver version 21.20.16.4590 (A09) installed. This is the version of the Intel driver currently on Dell’s Windows 10 driver download page for the XPS 15 9550, starting April 4, 2017.
When I install the previous version of the Intel driver, 20.19.15.4531 (A08), iTunes runs fine.
However, after just a few minutes the screen goes blank for a moment and the Intel driver is instantly updated to version 21.20.16.4590 (A09) again (perhaps by Windows Update?) breaking iTunes again. I went through this cycle twice before giving up.
It seems to me there is a bug in the latest Intel HD Graphics 530 driver that needs to be fixed ASAP.

A:iTunes on XPS 15 9550 not compatible with latest Intel HD Graphics 530 driver

There are other complaints about the new video driver as well such as causing BSOD reboots for a lot of people (me included.
To resolve the issue and keep Windows update from updating the driver:
Note: It's possible that you can skip some of the below steps and go right to the "Roll Back Driver" step but I have not tried that. I know that these steps work :-)
Go into Device Manager and locate the display driver.
Right-click it and chose to uninstall it. Make sure to check the box to uninstall the software as well.
Before you reboot, disable networking so that Windows Update cannot update the driver for now.
Reboot.
Install the previous driver (the A08 version from Dell).
Re-enable networking.
Note that Windows will still update the driver, but when it does, go back into device manager, right-click the display driver, chose properties, go to the driver tab, pick Roll Back Driver. Windows should no longer attempt to update the driver.

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So i just clean installed windows 7 so obviously the drivers need to be install manually., however as i install LAN and networking drivers i download from acer's site., it gives me error and failed to install.The LAn realtek gives me error 39 while wireless driver cant be installed (i have downloaded every wireless drivers from acer's site from windows 10 to windows 8.1 and non of them works. Any help? I pretty like windows 7 over 10 and 8.1. And i'm a noob in terms of hardwares.

A:Are drivers of windows 8.1 laptop compatible with windows 7?

Every Windows version has its own drivers.. I mean win8.1 drivers are different from win7 drivers.

Try Windows update inside Windows 7,
Maybe you are lucky and Os finds the right drivers.


Inviato da mio iPad utilizzando Tapatalk

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Latest Intel Gfx driver 20.19.15.4549 (Driver Version: 15.40.31.64.4549) posted for the H50-50 at support.lenovo.com will not install.     Displays Error:  "The Driver being installed is not validated for this computer.   Please obtain the appropriate driver from the computer manufacturer".  The driver in question is listed on the website for the H50-50, and is also recommended for it by System Update. System InfoLenovo H50-50   MT: 90B7000HUSOS Windows 10 64-bit  1607   (OS Build 14393.693) Filename: u2vdo76us14.exe dated 12/26/2016Hashes below taken from the downloaded installer appear to match those listed on Lenovo website.CRC32: 6DA4220BMD5: 00D178F7E1676DAECDB5AAD19005D3A4SHA-1: 4784BD9F47780200437217EF6A516C2FD009B1B5 Not really a big deal since the previously posted v. 20.19.15.4474 dated 06/13/2016 is installed and working fine for me, but though I should report the error since an updated driver might be needed by others to correct their issues. Cheers,


























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Hi folks,
When windows 10 was first released I downloaded it and burned to DVD using the media creation tool from Microsoft.
As windows 10 has now had a major update, and I want to create a DVD with that update on it, without having to reinstall it later, as I have other partitions on my computer to update to 10 as well.
So my query is, does anyone know if I was to download windows 10 32 bit from Microsoft again (using the media creation tool from Microsoft) will it include the latest major update to 10?
Thanks for any help

A:Is windows 10 latest big update included in latest media creation tool

Microsoft has made available a download able iso for win 10 1511. If you don't see download link on win pc then try on some other device.. like an android phone or tablet. That's how I got it downloaded and had clean installed. Hope this helps.

EDIT link: Windows 10 ISO

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Right. Quite a major error here, relegating me to my netbook, but here we go...
I recently (Last week) recieved my new baby- a quad core, 1 GB GPU, 4 GB RAM system, with 1 TB HDD. A step up from the last rig that died, roughly 4 times better, in fact.

Well, my adoration was short lived.
Installed Windows 7.
Good.
Installed the ASUS drivers from the CD.
Good.
Downloaded the latest ATI drivers from the website.
Good.
Downloaded Steam, and the recently purchased L4D2.
REALLY good.

Here, the first problems reared their heads...
L4D2 would suddenly hang at random, whether there was lots of onscreen or system activity or not, but just for a few moments.
Then, it would be a task manager stop-process job.
Then, upon boot... SHOCK, BSOD!
With an atikmpag.sys error.
Using nouse, I googled this on a seperate machine.
After MUCH trawling, I found it may be the video driver-
BAD.
So, safe mode boot, uninstall driver, notice vertical bands of discolourment on resolutions of 1280x1024...
BAD.
More pixelated patches of discolour on lower res.
Anyway, boots up fine minus drivers.
After much experimenting trying to get the drivers back, without using the ATI Catalyst manager, which can apparently cause issues, I decided to **ck it, and install XP, which doesn't get the atikmpag.sys error.
No.
It just wipes all the drivers off the motherboard; IE sound, wireless adaptor, GPU, etc.

HELP.
PLEASE.

-Liam Howell, damned depressed student, and owner of 375 quid pile of uselessness...
 

A:Windows 7 "atikmpag.sys" error when latest ATI drivers installed (64 bit)

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I am constantly having this problem with my laptop. As I plug in and unplug my headphones throughout the day, I've noticed that after a couple times the bass gets really quiet and almost completely drops out. Since I have some pretty decent audiophile headphones with really great bass, it is super annoying and noticeable. 
One workaround I have discovered is to go to the audio settings (either in Windows or the Dell Audio app), and switch the Default Format (the thing with 24-bit, 48000Hz in it)  to something else, play some audio, then switch it back. 
A little word on my setup: I have the latest drivers from the Dell download page installed. I am running Windows 10 64-bit with all the updates. I have Waves Maxx audio "enhancements" disabled. My Default Format is usually set to 24-bit 48000Hz, but the problem eventually happens no matter what I set it to. The "headphone size" option is set to "Medium", but as far as I can tell this option does nothing if I do not have Waves Maxx enabled. Switching it also does not fix the problem.
If I play audio using WASAPI (this basically means that the music player takes over the sound card completely, and bypasses whatever audio processing Windows and the driver has) the problem does not happen. 
How do I fix this problem? It's incredibly annoying, and most likely has something to do with the audio driver, since this does not happen in Linux, and it did not happen when I was runn... Read more

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I'm not sure if this is the right section but anyways. Is there a way to check to see what my video drivers are up to date? If there is a new driver out I would like to download it, but I don't want to download one for no reason. I have two Geforce 7300's SLI'd together if that helps any.
 

A:Latest Drivers

Don't fix stuff that ain't broke!

If you're not having any issues, why are you looking for trouble?
 

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I was running Windows 10 after the free upgrade. However after trying to install the latest upgrade I had a total system crash. I restored/recovered the PC to the original Windows 7. Have contacted Microsoft, who were very helpful, but was told that PH have not issued a driver for my model.  HP has not issued a driver for my PC. Does anybody know if such a driver is availed and where it can be downloaded?

A:Are there ant drivers for my PC that will run the latest ver...

Hi: HP does not support any model built before August of 2013 for W10. However, I looked at the product specs for your PC, and I don't see any reason why it can't run W10. There are drivers for some of the individual hardware components such as the audio and ethernet, directly from the hardware manufacturer's websites. I also recommend you install the W8 Intel chipset driver from your PC's support page which will install the correct motherboard drivers, rather than the generic ones W10 installs. However, I would have no idea what caused your PC to crash on you. I'm running a similar series 6 chipset, 2nd generation core processor HP business desktop PC, and have not had any problems since upgrading to W10 and its subsequent updates. I do have a graphics card in mine though, so I can't vouch for how good the onboard Intel graphics works on W10. If the onboard graphics is causing your PC to crash, you may want to invest in a cheap but good video card, such as the nVidia GT 610, which has driver support for W10. Audio:  Accept the agreement.  Download and install the 2nd driver on the list. http://www.realtek.com.tw/DOWNLOADS/downloadsView.aspx?Langid=1&PNid=24&PFid=24&Level=4&Conn=3&DownT... Definition Audio Codecs Ethernet:  1st driver on the list.  Download, unzip and run the setup application. http://www.realtek.com.tw/DOWNLOADS/downloadsView.aspx?Langid=1&PNid=13&PFid... Read more

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Have I got the latest nVidia drivers? and if not could anyone point me in the right direction for them?

http://www.proupload.com/uploads/1144597926.jpg
 

A:Have I got the latest drivers ?

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Hi Guys

I have just finished installing my copy of Windows 7 Ultimate, So I thought I would start updating my Drivers.

I have the EVGA nVidia GeForce 8800 GTX Graphics Card.

I went onto nVidia's website, and downloaded the driver for the 8 Series, but when I try installing the drivers, I get an error pop-up saying that the driver is suited for Windows Vista and Windows 7 only !

It is strange because I am on Windows 7, yet it won't install

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank You.

A:Latest Drivers

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Ciwan


Hi Guys

I have just finished installing my copy of Windows 7 Ultimate, So I thought I would start updating my Drivers.

I have the EVGA nVidia GeForce 8800 GTX Graphics Card.

I went onto nVidia's website, and downloaded the driver for the 8 Series, but when I try installing the drivers, I get an error pop-up saying that the driver is suited for Windows Vista and Windows 7 only !

It is strange because I am on Windows 7, yet it won't install

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank You.



Quick tip in vista and win 7 sometimes drivers need to be installed in compatibility mode as admin. sometime from a safe boot.

You sure its the right driver? right OS 32, or 64?

Ke

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What are the latest drivers for my nVidia GeForce 8600GT?
I know, old card, and yes I know that as far as the nVidia Website states, it is 180.48
But when I've tried to install these drivers in XP AND Vista (Seperate OS's. Seperate Drivers) it says that my hardware is incompatable then closes.
any ideas?
 

A:What are my latest drivers?

Is your systems running? If so - and it's only a driver issue - update your systems at Microsoft Updates, and instead of using Express mode after validation is verified, use the custom button instead. On the left side it should show you hardware updates and drivers.
Jazz
 

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What are the latest drivers for the Nvidia GeForce 6800 GS. I installed the driver version 6.14.11.6218, but when I search for new drivers it says the latest driver is 6.14.10.97.11. I'm not sure which drivers are the more recent drivers.
 

A:Latest Drivers

go to this site and follow the instructions and they will give the latest drivers

http://www.nvidia.com/content/drivers/drivers.asp
 

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Hi Guys,

I installed windows 7 x64 and I don't know whether I have the latest drivers. For some it is obvious eg gfx drivers but for the chipsets ( I have intel P35 desktop) it is more difficult.

I installed the "Intel? Chipset Identification Utility" for my chipset but a lot of my intel drivers from I look at the device manager have driver dates from 2006 e.g.

Intel P35 Express Chipset Processor, all the Intel ICH9 drivers...

Would this be considered up-to-date? I'm thinking these are just simple drivers etc and they wouldnt be updated too often.

I also see in Device Manager quite a few generic names like "Standard Dual Channel PCI IDE Controller" is this meant to be the case or should i get more specialised drivers?

Thanks!

A:how do you know if you have the latest drivers?

The only thing you can do is go to your MB manufacturers site and see if they have windows seven 64 bit drivers for your chipset ect. And check the date on the drivers available.

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Latest Crimson Edition Drivers seems to crash repeatedly on desktop "Display Driver has stopped and has recovered" again and again once you hit the desktop, sometimes when you run a game or something that is related to the graphics. The only solutions was to Disable the drivers, downgrade to Win 7/8.1 or install a 14.12 Omega which is what I'm using right now. I've tried using DDU and TdrDelay, still no good. Right now the 14.12 omega is stable but playing games doesn't seem to give me a good framerate since it's outdated. Any workaround or reason why it crashes?

A:Latest AMD Drivers "display drivers stopped and recovered" Win 10

Having the same issue with internal Intel HD graphics.

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I recently built my first PC i have an MSI P6N SLI Platinum Mobo but it seems the onboard sound is not working. I have all the latest drivers. Any suggestions?
 

A:Have all the latest drivers yet no sound..

Try a PCI sound card, but first make sure the on-board sound is enabled in the systems bios under Integrated Devices
 

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Downloaded the 307MB file, ran the installation. After it finishes a slider pops in and it tells me that I the drivers I just finished installing, need to be installed. WHUT?. So uninstalled all the crap it put on. NOW, when I try the 19" TV I have, display options see it as the OTHER TV. WTF is goin on here. I have a high Pavillion, so it's not like a old laptop.

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