Hp pavilion g 62Windows 10 x64 update from windows 7.Hello. I have problem with grafics on my notebook.After i install windows 10 drivers for grafic card do not work. And on driver support site drivers only for windows 10. Whene i try change the resolution( it can be setup only at 1280x1024 and 800x600) and go the setup its show what is use microsoft standart drivers.but In device manager drivers show correctly .if i push update my drivers he will tell ,drivers is okay and not should be updated. If i uninstall all complitly and install again it will work only before reload( i mean i can change resolution and games start working)but after reload it again use microsoft standard driver for showing picture.And in dxdiag its only microsft driverThe true driver i can see only in device manager. But windows do not use it.Help plzRead other answers
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.)
Hi, I can not find the driver on nvidia's website for my videocard. I have the 32bit version of Vista Ultimate, and my card is the geforce 7950gt. on the site I go to downloads, then in the boxes I choose graphics driver > geforce and TNT2, and in the last box, I dont know what to put. They have a couple choices, but no 32bit vista. the choices they do have are (not listing all because obvioulsy server and 95 drivers are pointless):
xp professional x64
and a few more....
Please help me out. thanks alot! -Nick
The most recent for vista are 100.59 forceware drivers, but its still in beta and quite frankly they suck
Hello, My son has a HP 15-ac030nd notebook: http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-15-Notebook-PC-series/7771404/model/8636638/document/c0474011... He wants to play Ark Survival Evolved but the videocard (Intel HD5500) doesn't seem to meet the requirements... Can this videocard be replaced or is it integrated with the motherboard?If it can be replaced, does anyone know what the compatibility criteria are?Is there a risk of overheating with a new videocard? Thanks in advance! SJW
Hi,Manual: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04653884Specs: http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-15-Notebook-PC-series/7771404/model/8636638/document/c0474011...Like most of consumer level notebooks available in market today, processor or graphics cannot be upgraded. They are integrated and unique to the board.Alternative option: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815990003RegardsVisruthRead other 1 answers
Dear everyone, To not waste anyone's time I'll try to formulate my question as clear and direct as possible. Additional information that may be important will then be given. In short my question is the following: Is my particular system (HP Elitebook 8570w Mobile Work station, a notebook) compatible with the NVIDIA Quadro K1000M driver for Linux (x64)? The following background information may be useful to see where I'm coming from and to be able to answer my question. Background info:In the past I have installed Linux Ubuntu next to the pre-installed Windows 7 on this machine. Everything worked well except for the video card (dragging windows around the screen wasn't smooth which is very irritating). I assumed that I had to install the correct driver for the video card which is also compatible with Linux. Having done a little searching on the internet I tried both a `default' Linux driver as well as a driver form NVIDIA that was supposed to work with a Linux (x64) system. However the problem was not solved and actually became worse as time progessed. Finally I abandoned the Linux system and went back to Windows altoghether. Now I want to give it another try so I have looked up the driver that is supposed to work with my video card and a Linux (x64) system. At the tab `additional information' however it says the following: Note that the list of supported GPU products is provided to... Read moreRead other answers
Ok so i recently bought a GeForce 8800 GTS and i was wondering if anyone knew of any good drivers. I just have the feeling that my card could make my games look better than this and city of heroes says it doesn't even recognize it.
The latest NVidia drivers can be found here: http://www.nvidia.com/content/drivers/drivers.asp
I'd like to update the drivers of the videocard: evga engtx260. Should I get the drivers from nvidia or from evga? And if there are many versions, which one is the best?
I also noticed this update from windows updates: "nVidia - Display - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260". Is this another driver a have to install?
Always and only from nvidia site.
If you want the last best 0.4% performance out of the card, search some enthusiast forums for benchmarks comparing different driver versions, if you're happy with a well working driver, just go to http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us and choose your card, choose your OS and hit search.
Hi guys, I have a problem with my videocard drivers or operating system. i'm not really sure.
The problem is when I'm moving a folders they have tail following them. just like with computers without any videocard drivers. but not so slow. the tail shows up and disappears faster than computers without videocard drivers but still this tail is very noticeable and annoying.
I hope you guys understood..
I installed newest driver for my videocard available on ati.amd.com support site.
also i installed newest drivers for my motherboard from asus support site.
nor of them didnt help.
I have a ASUS P5P800 motherboard and a radeon 9600 videocard.
running computer with ubuntu 9.4 doesnt have these problems.
what could be the reason for such computer behavior? please help me out..
My soundcard: Soundmax integrated Digital audio ver. 22.214.171.12450
My videocard: Radeon 9800 pro
They came with my dell dimension 8300...
Can anyone provide me a link to dl updates for these drivers?
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I've installed Win 10 on my laptop (Inspiron 5721) and i have a problem with videocard. Before new Win, i had Win 7 and i had video drivers installed. Now i can't do this. I've downloaded drivers from dell's site (http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/04/product-support/product/inspiron-17r-5721/drivers/advanced). I was installing drivers with AC adaptor plugged in. When i'm installing driver from dell site, it freezes on install tab. (I've waited for more than 15 mins). Wneh i try to install from amd website, i choose drivers from AMD Radeon™ R9 M200, R7 M200, R5 M200, HD 8500M - HD 8900M, and HD 7700M - HD 7900M? Series for Win 10 it propose me to install only Setup Manager (20 mb) and it was installed successfully. When i had win 7, i have drivers installed and everything was good, now i even can't see AMD 8730M in Device Manager. Also i tried different windows. And on the AMD Community site we can see that it's very popular problem (1. https://community.amd.com/message/2672231 2. https://community.amd.com/message/2664340 3. https://community.amd.com/message/2751149
I try to install the drivers for my videocard and integrated sound, but it fails to work. When I go into the Device Manager after reboot, it still says that the drivers are not installed. On top of that my video is choppy and games don't work. This comes after a reformat.
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I have an old HP Pavilion ze4900 and just recently re-installed XP Home SP3 on it, everything is working fine except the WiFi card. (looks like this: http://tinyurl.com/cax3xwe) It's a Linksys Wireless-B Notebook Adapter (WPC11 ver.4). Device manager tells me I'm missing an "Ethernet Controller" (the driver for the card is missing). I've searched the web but none of the drivers I've installed so far seem to get the card working.
When I tried to install windows 7 Home premium (Dell) on my pc, I get this message...All it gives is only OK, Cancel and Browse options...I tried browsing everywhere in my pc but it didn't solve that...Hope someone would help me...
The actual message is:
"A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing. If you have a driver floppy disk, CD, DVD, or USB flash
drive, please insert it now. Note: If the Windows installation media is in the CD/DVD drive, you can safely remove it for this step." <Browse> <OK> <Cancel>
I have had the same problem on an Acer laptop. My issue was that I tried to install via the USB 3.0 port. Both external dvd and usb/iso failed. Iserting the USB stick into the USB 2.0 port, and installed flawlessly.Read other 36 answers
I just bought a gateway laptop off my pal and formatted re-installed the OS (Vista) 32 bit.
its a p-series p-63
i went to the site for support followed the steps, but I need to be able to connect to the internet which i currently can't do.
i have no basic drivers
what i need are:
wireless adapter? the laptop wont pick up any wireless signals
basic functions to get started but can anyone help me?
Is you PC a DELL & have you installed the operating system that from a DELL recovery disk? If you have & your system is not a DELL, your system is not legal!
You will need the corect recovery disks from the manufacturer.
If it is legal, use the recovery disks or to continue from where you are now: -
Download the drivers on a differrent PC, burn to CD/ DVD & install.
i have a pc that i want to format so i downloaded the tool from here to see the system specs of course the first thing to check was the motherboard but that was empty!! there was written "to be filled out by oem"
so i physically opened the pc and checked the model the model is INTEL MI5-G41sgmd-LE rev 1.0
but there is no drivers for such a motherboard pleeease help
Download and run Speccy which should give you the information you need. Click on the motherboard tab on the left hand side and post a screenshot of Speccy with that tab selected. Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven ForumsRead other 9 answers
I changed video cards and when I updated my drivers for my current card (via CD) my audio drivers were lost. Now I can't hear any audio through my monitor speakers. I then went to the Compaq website, found the original drivers, but when trying to install them there is a pop-up that says I need the Microsoft Bus Driver.
And even before the installation begins it says I must have the Microsoft Universal Audio Architecture (UAA) High Definition Bus Driver before I can install the Realtek High Definition Audio Drivers. Can anyone point me in the right direction as to where to find them? I am a bit hesitant in doing it myself because I have installed incorrectly in the past. Thanks.
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It don't seem like this is correct keyboard drivers on my laptop. Is there something missing because the Esc, Enter, some of the F#, Fn, some of the letters and windows key just quit working one day. I've tried acer support and basically they just want money. Tried windows tips, uninstall and reboot and even did a complete reinstall of os. still dont work. On screen keyboard works fine, but annoying to use.
That looks like the correct drivers. The problem is the keyboard. Replace the keyboard. I had to do that on an Acer laptop a couple of years ago. Not too big of a job.Read other 1 answers
Hi, I have question. I have installed Windows 8.1 on second PC and it already had installed lot of drivers. But most of these drivers are from Microsoft and from year 2006 i think. For example, when I have actually installed by default "High Definition Audio" (Windows provided driver), it is Realtek High Definition audio but driver is outdated. Then I downloaded from Realtek webpage driver, and what should I do now?
1. Is better to uninstall this old driver inside device manager and then open downloaded setup.exe then reboot
2. When I just open setup.exe to install driver?
Which method is correct?
I also want to ask about one thing, when I was installing Windows. When I created new partition with full size of HDD, it has maximum size. But when I format that partition it has like 0.3gb less.
I just install the newer manufacturer supplied drivers over the existing Windows default driver. It hasn't caused me any issues that I know of. The default drivers will likely just automatically reinstall anyway after a reboot etc.
You'll lose some space to the file system when you format the drive.
I had to reinstall XP, I believe my soundcard is SigmaTel STAC9750/51 so I downloaded the right drivers but when I try to install I get a message saying "Device object not found". It's very frustrating and I really hope someone can help! Thanks.
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I am having issues finding the correct drivers for the hp prodesk 600 G1 as well as the HP Prodesk G2's. I have downloaded all of the drivers from the HP site, but when applied they still show up as missing in the device manager. This applies to 32x and 64x accorss man machines. Was hoping the drivers on the support site could be updated, as after downloading them ALL multiple times and trying them I still have the issue. Also the driver recover cd that comes with these computers do not have the proper drivers either....Read other answers
Hi, I am trying to set up my external modem to use and older set of drivers for it to be able to work. Every time I download the older ones it seems to install the most recent ones. I am on OS 8.1.
I am trying to install the one from here: [FONT="] [/FONT][FONT="]http://www.hiroinc.com/drivers/H50113/ using 8.1 64 bit. This should be H501103. How can I install the older drivers instead of the most recent ones.
Found driver for Vista, XP, Windows 2000 and Windows 98. No idea on whether they will work with Windows 8.1 or not.
I recently did a fresh install of windows and proceeded to install all needed drivers both with the Intel and gigabyte website and the remaining with a driver scanner
The problem I am having is although there is definitely power going to my usb 3 ports, they are not getting recognised nor can windows find the drivers.
Before installing the standalone driver I get usb bus connection as yellow triangle error 29 I think and with the USB driver (tried multiple different sources and sites) I get USB 3.0 extensible driver with yellow triangle and error code 10
I have searched the ven and dev codes for the correct drivers but nothing seems to work
Any help is greatly appreciated thank you
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I was wondering if any of the “free PC scan” type advertisements are worth bothering with, or if they are all just scams to get you to purchase their software.
I am only really interested in the ones that claim to find hardware device drivers. I have installed a couple of these in the past without much satisfaction. The idea of this magic wand approach appeals to me though, as I have always struggled to get the drivers I need (for windows xp).
I have a Dell Latitude 1501 and have visited the Dell website where I enter my service tag and get shown a list of recommended software (http://support.dell.com/support/dow...bIndex=&scanSupported=False&scanConsent=False).
I have installed some of them, but they do not address the problems outlined in the device manager. I simply don’t know what to install for each of the problematic devices: Base System Device, Ethernet Controller, Network Controller and SM Bus Controller.
Could you suggest what I should do please?
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My cousin bought a computer that had BSOD. Since he couldn't fix it he brought it to me to reformat it. It originally had windows vista and the previous owner upgraded it to windows 7. Since he bought it with no discs he couldn't figure out how to fix so he gave it to me to just format to XP(legit copy).
Now i didn't know it came with vista before i formatted the frickin thing and now i cant any of the correct drivers. Dont even know if they exist.
Thats my problem and im looking for any kind of advice/help
Thanks for looking/helping in advance:)
BTW before i forget its a Compaq presario V6000 V6305NR
Hello and welcome to the forum!
Is this system inside the US?
just wondering if anyone could tell me of a free good software to find unknown drivers.
Found this on google,
DriverGuide.com (printer drivers, cdrom drivers, modem drivers, sound drivers, mouse drivers, monitor drivers, etc.)
I've never used it though.
Hello there, I just did a clean install on my laptop and attempted to download the drivers. I downloaded the drivers directly from the HP site from this page: http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-G62-Notebook-PC-series/4247529/model/5042898 Yet, it appears that my display, wireless hardware are still not working. My screen still has a zoomed view originally from the clean install, and I am unable to connect to my network. Not sure how else I can check what's going wrong. Attached is an image of my desktop with all the drivers that I installed. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you!
I see some of the right drivers there but you definitely need this one for video: http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp48001-48500/sp48275.exe This one for wired ethernet: http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp49501-50000/sp49521.exe To figure out which wifi you have we are going to need to check the device ID in device manager but the wired driver above will at least get you on the internet.Read other 2 answers
ok i have a acer aspire 7720-6155 notebook that originally had vista home premium factory installed on it and it came with no oem disk or battery
long story short vista died of the plague so i installed xp pro sp3 and updates but not specific ones
some of my hardware is not working...that hardware would be built in webcam, soundcard no sound no headphone sound and built in wireless is not working.
right now i got it running my wireless usb adapter, it says it is wireless connection 3
I don't know what drivers to download from acer or if they will work on xp
iv never had xp on a computer that didn't have it pre-installed so im in a learning curve right now
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I just reloaded windows 7 and checked for updates but it said the laptop is up to date but I am seeing 2 problems, the dvd video looks choppy and I can access the net with a wired connecttion and not seeing any wireless option but in the DM it shows that the Network Controller driver is not installed so I am guessing that's why I am not seeing a wireless option? I am looking here but there are too many drivers listed, can anyone tell me exactly whic drivers I should try for the video and wireless please?http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/detail.page?LegacyDocID..
what is the model number and brand of ypur computer? Did it originally come with Windows 7?Read other 10 answers
I heard about Everest Ultimate from a friend and I love it.
It tells me everything about my computer, the name of the hardware, and much more.
After looking up my hardware, i google search the latest drivers using the information from Everest.
Is anybody familiar with this program? How accurate is the information it provides?
Is there a better way?
I've looked up drivers in the past and there were so many options to choose from sometimes, i didn't even know where to begin to look to figure it out.
Any feedback or tips would be appreciated.
I don't know, seems like most of the info is already available with device manager and system properties. However, for a similar program to Everest Ultimate, I prefer Belarc Advisor which is easier to read and free (no 30 day trial).Read other 9 answers
Hello i have a toshiba satellite a300d-155 .I am running windows 7-64 bit.When i open the device manager i have two devices with a yellow exclamation mark .After searching i could not find drivers for them .
The first driver is in "other drivers"
@system32\drivers\pci.sys,#384;Mass Storage Controller [UNKNOWN DEVICE]
Chip: O2 Micro Integrated MS/xD/SM Controller
@system32\drivers\pci.sys,#384;Mass Storage Controller
Integrated MS/xD/SM Controller
The second is also in "other drivers"
I used a program "unknown device identifier" but when i run it shows only the first driver .The unknown device is not there.
can you help me with this problem i am facing?
Try searching for drivers for your specific device using this Toshiba page: http://www.toshiba.eu/innovation/download_drivers_bios.jsp?service=EURead other 9 answers
Hi, I have read a few people having driver issues regarding the conexant audio for the philips freevents X54, this should resolve the audio problem. Tried and tested on my freevents using XP.
In vista i used to go into safe mode , add remove nvidia drivers and reboot into normal mode it would install the standard vga drivers. However with windows 7 when you reboot into normal mode it installs these wddm(?) drivers and reboots.
Have the old nvidia drivers been uninstalled? and can i just install any previous beta's or new betas over the top?
EDIT : Just installed over the top of the default windows 7 nvidia drivers on uninstalled reboot, seems to work fine so i'll see how it goes!.
You can have 2 option:
- Download the newest driver for your nVIDIA card, use the Un-install feature of the soft to remove the current driver then re-install.
- Use a clearly uninstall program, I suggest to use Your Uninstaller Pro 2008. You can find this software at 9down.com.
I have use these way for my nVIDIA 8600M GT and also my Ati Radeon Mobility 3670, both working well. Hope it good for you too.
Hello, I've often had this problem in the past where I will format my hard-drive or custom-build a new computer, only to find out months later, that one or more of my device drivers are not up-to-date or compatible with their current driver software...
When starting from scratch, what's the best way to ensure all your device drivers are updated/compatible? Like, for example, how do you personally ensure all your device drivers are up-to-date and compatible when starting anew? Go to the manufacturer's website for every driver? Or what? Are there any software tools out there that can help in this process?
Just curious, because I've always just kind of methodically and tediously gone to every manufacturer's website but I always seem to end up down the road with driver conflict problems...
Any advice here would be useful.
The best option as you have already surmised is to go to the manufacturers websites.
Commonly there aren't a great deal of driver updates to check, but the ones that should be updated, especially if you are planning on migrating to Windows 7 are:
Motherboard manufacturer for:
Chipset driver, LAN driver, audio driver (if onboard), video driver (if onboard).
Video card driver (if discrete/seperate):
nVidia : from manufacturer preferably if GeForce 7xxx series or earlier, or direct from nVidia if unavailable, or 8xxx series or later.
ATI Radeon: Direct from ATI
Soundcard (if discrete/seperate) from manufacturer, also peripherals (printers, camera's, (some) keyboards and mice, scanners, copiers etc.)
To minimize driver conflicts I would only download one driver per component and use the correct procedure for updating drivers (i.e. close down all other applications before installing).
BEFORE updating drivers I would strongly recommend that you create a System Restore point and check for the drivers functionality, and repeat the process for each driver.
If you are unsure then please post back with your system information.
I would not recommend any all-in-one driver solutions at all.
What video and/or graphics drivers do I need to run windows 7 ultimate on a dell optiplex GX280?
About 2 years ago, I loaded W7 on this computer and, after help from this forum, I obtained the correct drivers to play my videos and dvd's on multiple players (zoom player, windows media player, etc.). I had given this computer to someone else, but recently got it back, at which time I did a fresh install of W7. However, I don't recall how I did this before.
Try to use the drivers form dell
Dell drivers optiGX280
and install with compatibility mode
compatibility mode install
I've been having a heck of a time getting the correct chipset drivers for a Gateway NE522. The machine originally came installed with Windows 8 and of course I want windows 7 on it. I cant seem to find the right chipset drivers and SM Bus drivers so that the laptop will see the touchpad. Everything else works fine but for some reason it doesn't recognize the touchpad. Help!!
Hi Looking at the Getway Website ... It seems they do not provide Chipset Drivers .. For a lot of their Models ..
It could be included in one of the Applications ..
I think the Chipset you need is the AMD A68M Fusion
toshikijima, you helped me last year with a problem I was having with finding the correct drivers for windows 7 ethernet controllers on a p4s800d-x motherboard. I am having the same exact problem again and I need to find the correct drivers. Here are my hardware ID`s for both ethernet controllers. The first controller is PCI\VEN_1039&DEV_0900&SUBSYS_80A71043 And the second is PCI\VEN_1317&DEV_0985&SUBSYS_05701317 I will appreciate anyone`s help with my problem...Thanks
for VEN_1039 try here - it's a Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] chip (there's an old thread on these forums about it too).
for VEN_1317 try here - it's a SMC EZ Card 10/100
If nothing else, use a search engine - google, bing, ... for those two device id's.
VEN_1039&DEV_0900&SUBSYS_80A71043 and VEN_1317&DEV_0985&SUBSYS_05701317
hi all i have no sound on a HP XT983 after instaling a new harddrive i can't seem to find the correct sound driver please help
HP publishes updates to Pavilion Desktop software and drivers. If no updates are available, you already have the latest software and drivers from HP on your system.
HP Pavilion systems with Windows XP do not come with recovery CDs. Use the following steps to restore a software application or driver in Windows XP:
Click Start, All Programs, HP Tools, and then Application Recovery.
In the Recovery window, select either Drivers or Applications as desired and click Next.
Select the software driver or application that is to be reinstalled and click Next.
The driver or application will automatically be installed. Some programs will take longer to install than others.
You may also obtain updated software and drivers from the manufacturer of the specific software or hardware, or by using Windows Update .
Since you have installed a new HD and, I assume an OS, you will have lost HP Tools and Application recovery. Try windows update
I'm preparing to buy an SSD for my HPE-570t One of the steps that one of the acronis Videos says to do, download all of your drivers from your computer manufacter's website. HP lists 17 "Original Drivers" for my model. My question is: of those 17 which are specific to my 570t? And should I be downloading the original drivers, from when I bought this computer? As an aside, I did have to upgrade the Nvidia driver for my GT440 , (from NVidia's site,) to get the "Nvidia Inspector" (a 3rd paty program,) to work. OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Here's a video explaining the process. I hope that enlightens those who may need more information... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIl2L0OjZks Thanks in advance, Chef_DRead other answers
I've aquired this older computer AMD 333mHz, 64mb RAM, 4MB Diamond Stealth II S220 video, Aurora Vision (Shinho) SM583B Monitor, d-link 10/100 nic. I cloned a hard drive I had currently (HDD was clean upon arrival). (Running win98se) I Installed a CD-ROM drive, downloaded and installed the video driver, downloaded and installed the Monitor driver. The software for the video driver is running, the display settings show that I can change the screen area all the way up to 1600x1200, and Show that I can adjust the color to 32 bit. Whenever I try and adjust these, windows tells me it will take a few seconds, the screen may flicker and then informs me that my desktop has been changed, do I want to keep the settings? The thing is, everything is still the same. I already unistalled/installed the video card, switched PCI slots, restated windows several times after changing the settings, switched between large/small fonts. What to try next? The max this display will give me is 640X480, 256 colors...
When you change the settings, before you click ok (I think) you should see a change in the little preview window'
Do you see that change?
PS you should also see a little dialog box that says do you want to save (keep?) these changes. If you don't say yes it defaults back to old settings.
Just got my system ack up and running, and now i have run into a bit of an issue, preventing me from validating my windows and doing most things.
I made a total restart, and have only stock windows 7 HoPr installed. When i tried to install a missing screen driver, i noticed that i was unable to go to the internet. I apparently have missing Ethernet and network controller drivers. Obviously, one would normally hit the update driver button, but since i do not have any means of getting the computer connected to the internet. i cannot.
So put it simple: I need to know how and where to download the missing drivers. And if there are any specific procedures, i will need some kind of tutoring, as i am kinda new to most of these things.
Additional info: It is a Desktop pc. The green flashing light where the cable goes is not flashy, at all. its solid green.
Go to the Support Downloads webpage for your model to download the ethernet or LAN driver to stick or CD, install as Admin on the PC.
Then go directly to Windows Updates to do all of your Important and Optional Updates which should deliver any newer drivers.
If any drivers are missing after all Updates are done, import them also from the Support Downloads webpage for the PC or Device model.
All of this is in Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7.
I apologize if this has already been discussed, I've just recently joined the forum. My main hard drive recently failed. I got a new one, reinstalled windows and got my graphics card and everything else installed, along with drivers. I cannot seem to get my system to get my audio back up and running. I have an XPS 420 running Vista Home Premium 64 with HDA 7.1 channel audio. I know I need RealTek but every time i try to install it, it doesn't "take" and just recognizes it as "High Definition Audio Device". Also, I had an IDT Control Center that came along with it. The drivers on my disc didn't seem to work, the only luck I've had is a Sigmatel codec but it doesn't appear to have everything that everything back to the way it was after the install. Any help would be insanely appreciated.
Did you get your Realtek from here?
I am looking for Dell drivers but I don't have the service tag for the machine. The label has
been removed. I have a new install of xp on it and internet explorier is has very slow
scrolling. The machine also downloadd webpages very slow. I add an internet card to
get the thing connected to DSL but it is slow. The DLS plug on the motherboard
will not work at all.
The dell site has so many drivers on it I don't know which ones to down load without
a service tag number.
As in title, some drivers are okay, however 'Network Controller' and 'USB controller' are causing me problems. (Picture Included)
Sony Vaio SVE1512M1E Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit.
I cannot get a Network Controller for my 32 bit system, thus no wifi!
From Sony website:
''In case you .. downgrade to Windows 7 Operating System (64bit version), we have released the necessary drivers, utilities, and hardware settings info to install after downgrading. ''
So how can I get around this mess?
should there not be more than this many programs installed?
I looked through installation guides for the recommended installation order for drivers after a clean Windows 8 installation from Windows 8 disc. I also spoke to Tech Support but keep getting conflicting advice so I thought I would try posting here.
The question I have is regarding the Intel Chipset drivers. I know that they must be installed first before any other drivers. The confusion I have is regarding the Intel AMT HECI drivers (Intel Management Engine Interface) which are also listed as Chipset drivers.
Previous Support Technicians have always said that the Intel AMT HECI drivers installation order is not important so can be installed anytime. They always say Intel Chipset software must be done first though.
On Dells site there is a driver order installation guide which shows HECI drivers way down on the installation order too.
The other day I was speaking to a guy over the phone on tech support who told me that you should install the Intel Chipset software, then the HECI drivers next!!
The reason I ask is I did a clean Windows 8 installation only last week. I installed the Intel Chipset software first and I have installed other drivers including Graphics and Wireless Network drivers. My HECI drivers were installed later. Will this cause me problems or will it be OK?
Any advice would be appreciated.
Thanks very much in advance.
There is no order for installing drivers, unless specified, for instance, when you're downloading a driver, you might find a notification that says, "pls install driver xxxxxx before this one".
The reason that it is common to install the main chipset first, is so as to get proper access to peripherals like USB ports, wifi cards, etc, but it truly makes no difference which order you do them.
I have a Dell Latitude, D630 [old now, I know but, perfect for what i'm using it for] I've exchanged the HDD for an SSD, Added extra RAM, Got hold of a Genuine Intel Extreme, X9000, Duo Core CPU, And installed Windows 7 64-bit Home Premium..
It runs like a dream, fast, furious, perfect but,
Trying to find the correct drivers is sometimes a pain in the backside and as a result my DVD writer no longer burns cd's or dvd's , although it still plays well.
Most drivers i've found pretty easy, just by serching for them individually on the Dell driver support site, but some seem to be hard to get hold of because the dell support site recognizes my Dell Latitude D630 but does not recognize the changes i've made. The OS, for example, shows up as XP and there's no option to change it to win764, the only options go up to vista64bit but no higher ??!!??
Any help and advice would be great especially since there will be drivers i don't know the name of, therefor, can't do an individual search.
Like I said most of it works well, better than well but i'm having a few teething problems.
Thank you All, hope to hear something soon, Cheers Comrades!
Dell Latitude D630 has not been tested for Windows 7 operating system. However you can use the Windows vista operating system driver and install it on compatibility mode.
Any DVD drive on the Windows has a native driver from the operating system. please follow the instructions in the link below to fix the issue with the DVD drive.
If the Fixit tool does not fix the issue then please perform the manual steps under Resolution 3: Manually fix corrupted registry entries in the link.
In addition, I would like to know the ‘Hardware ID’ any hardware with exclamation mark or unknown device.. Please follow the steps mentioned below to find the ‘Hardware ID’ in device manager.
Open Device manager.
Right click on the ‘Unknown device’ and select ‘Properties’.
Click on ‘Details’ tab.
Under ‘Property’ there should be drop down.
Please select ‘Hardware IDs’ from the drop down.
Please give us the details you find under values.
Hi, my issues are two-fold.
After asking the guys at the shop who put my computer together to partition the hard drive, they must've forgotten.
I'm a full-time student heading toward a level 6 diploma in ICT, just started learning diskpart, etc. So it's good practice for me to make right what they didn't do.
Have read many forums trying to work out what to do because I can only shrink this Western Digital (WD5000AAKS) 500GB to half it's size (when what I really want is Windows 7 on C drive at only 50GB's).
Have tried a custom install but it asks me for SATA drivers which I cannot for the life of me find to download.
Any help is very much appreciated.
P.S: The second part of the problem is RAM related, should I fix that first before doing the fresh install, or? I purchased 4GB of RAM but right clicking computer properties shows Installed memory (RAM): 2.00 GB. Right-clicking on my-PC and choosing properties does show 2 yellow warnings with exclamation marks. The first one is PCI Simple Communications Controller but clicking the update driver part comes back with "Windows was unable to install your..." Windows could not find driver software for your device. It doesn't have any driver provider details (Unkown) so not sure how to go about fixing that?
And the second exclamation mark says Unkown Device (could that be the missing RAM?)
1. What kind of motherboard do you have? You'll have to go to their site and get the SATA/RAID drivers for your board.
2. 32 or 64 bit? 32 bit will only recognize up to 3.0 or 3.5 GB of RAM.
I have a Windows 7 ultimate 32 bit AMD E-450 APU with radeon, computer, I put windows on it from a flash stick and it cannot find any network to connect to, I know I'm missing some form of driver but I'm having no luck finding the driver I need any help greatly appricated.
Hi Evdog99, Welcome to SevenForums
What is your computer model? or post your dxdiag info on your next reply.