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Export your drivers using PNPUTIL

Want to export your drivers so that you have them later? Open a command prompt or PowerShell as an administrator Next create a folder to hold your drivers Type pnputil /export-driver * c:\smalldriver   (This is my folder on a small … Continue reading

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Finding Drivers

If you have worked on computers for anytime at all, you’ll run into one that you cannot find drivers on the manufacturer’s site or the OEM site.   Drivers have always been a headache for IT Professionals.    This is … Continue reading

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Finding Drivers for Your Computer

One of the hardest computer related tasks for new IT people to learn is looking for drivers. If the computer is a brand name, try the manufacturers website first.  Remember, many vendors use a service tag or serial number to … Continue reading

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Installing unsigned drivers on Windows 8

Windows 8 only wants signed drivers and you can receive errors if you try to install a device with a driver that is not signed. Here’s a solution.   (Be sure to read the comment by Louis also)

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Laptop Video Drivers

Want to update your video driver for your laptop but don’t have the newest driver on your vendor’s website?  So you travel to Nvidia and find that the auto update sends you back to the vendor to get the latest … Continue reading

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Verify drivers in Windows 7

An easy way to verify the drivers you have installed in Windows 7 besides looking at the device manager is to use the Verifier.  With Driver Verifier, you can see old drivers installed from previous versions of Windows, currently installed … Continue reading

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Drivers can slow down your computer

What? Sounds odd but it is true.   Having out dated drivers can slow down your computer.  So use Slimdrivers or the manufacturers’ website to download the latest drivers.   What about devices that no longer exist or software that adds network … Continue reading

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SMBus Drivers

With the upgrading of hundreds of computers to Windows 7, we have found that usually the SMBus drivers are missing.  These drivers are usually the chipset drivers for the computer. SMBus or System Managed Bus is a driver for your … Continue reading

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Find Unknown Device Drivers

Find Unknown Device Drivers with Unknown Device Indentifer.  Link

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Technology – Computers -Search and Rescue

Anyone who knows me knows that I love remote control planes. Technology and prices have gotten affordable. Recently I added a camera to my airplane for a Prototype Search and Rescue Airplane for a local organization. In order to capture … Continue reading

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Update Your Programs and Drivers

Here’s some freeware (UpdateStar 2.5.690) that will update over 130,000 programs and over 800,000 versions.  Check it out here.

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Software to Locate Drivers

If you have an internet connection, you can download RadarSync to download your missing drivers.  This software is absolutely free and generally finds all of the drivers you need.  RadarSync comes in both a Standard Edition and a Pro Edition.  … Continue reading

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