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Updated Windows 8 to Windows 8.1-drivers question

Q: Updated Windows 8 to Windows 8.1-drivers question

I have just done a clean installation of Windows and then the update to Windows from Windows Store After Windows clean install I went to the Dell site and 8.1-drivers Windows Windows to question 8 Updated I installed chipsets and wireless network and nothing else sound was working as well so I didnt install any Audio drivers There were no other errors reported in Device Manager that needed sorting out So those were the only drivers I Updated Windows 8 to Windows 8.1-drivers question installed Then I did all the Windows Updates Following that I went to the Windows Store and installed Windows Ive just checked in Device Manager and there aren't any errors at all so Im wondering if theres no need to Install any Windows drivers apart from obviously I'll update Nvidia Graphics as usual Am I right in thinking if there are no errors in Device Manager theres no need to update to the Windows drivers I know a lot of people say If it isnt broke dont fix it but I would appreciates peoples thoughts experience with this Thanks

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A: Updated Windows 8 to Windows 8.1-drivers question

Windows 8 and 8.1 wont require any special driver updates. If updates are required, they will more than likely be available in windows update (besides graphic drivers for special cards)
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Hi there,

What is the model of your HP computer? Try and see if you're able to at least boot the computer onto "Safe Mode". Turn on your computer and keep on tapping the "F8" key bring up the Safe Mode menu. When the menu comes up, choose "Safe mode with networking" and see if your computer is able to boot into safe mode at least.
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A:Updated Drivers and Windows 10 Upgrade

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A:Gateway 400SD4 to use updated drivers in Windows 7?

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

Seems to be common issue with this model:

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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Quote: Originally Posted by rfe777

Prior to installing SP1 I was wondering if there is a central application on Windows 7 that checks if all the drivers on my PC are fully updated, just like Windows update.

Anyone knows?


No, but Windows Update will notify you when new hardware drivers are available
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If what you want to do is save off the set of updated, working drivers, then you should look into DoubleDriver. It allows you to save off all, or some, of your current drivers to a directory, with entries then for each of the devices.

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A:XPS 15 9550 CPU speed is as low as 0.75ghz after mannually install windows 10 with all drivers installed and BIOS updated

I've got my problem solved. Please do the following:
1. download intel power gadget, you can search online for it.
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A:General Question - Windows Installed Drivers Vs OEM Website Drivers

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A:Updating to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8-Drivers question

Originally Posted by rickb278

I have just done a clean installation of Windows 8 and then the update to Windows 8.1 from Windows Store.
After Windows 8 clean install..I went to the Dell site and I installed chipsets, and wireless network and nothing else...sound was working as well so I didnt install any Audio drivers. There were no other errors reported in Device Manager that needed sorting out. So those were the only drivers I installed. Then I did all the Windows Updates.
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Which games are you playing?

I'm thinking that it's just the limitations of this GPU which is actually not all that powerful. It's also a very old GPU. AMD is on the 8000 series now:
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The drivers are digitally signed in this update.
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So i am not going to touch on the compatability issue because im not sure if that could be anything but as for the certifications i found the problem/solution.
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At the Mfg.'s web site for example
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Is the audio driver you installed is compatible with your audio hardware you use it ?
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That's more so a programming question. In general terms, it's a safety precaution for the user to select the correct installer so problems won't occur. I hope this answers your question.
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A:certain USB devices not showing up, drivers updated

Welcome to the forum!

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A:Updated Drivers and lost my 1280x800

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Obviously the drivers are causing it. Make sure you have the right drivers. If they don't work then use the drivers you already have.

The new drivers may simply not work on your system. Troubleshooting faulty or non-working drivers is not a simple matter.

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Have you checked your BIOS for an update?

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A:BSOD upon login, all drivers updated

Hi Streecer welcome to SF

Please remove and clean avg from your system using the

Remove any Radialpoint Internet Security Services.

Download and install Virus, Spyware & Malware Protection | Microsoft Security Essentials

Enable windows firewall.

Finish with the above steps and post back with any results.
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A:USB 3.0 not recognized even with drivers and updated bios

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A:Windows Updated, no usb

Have you tried uninstalling the USB controllers in Device Manager...and then rebooting the system? They should reinstall automatically on reboot.

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A:Windows 10 updated to AU itself?

Updates are normal. They happen routinely. If you search the web and look at the tutorial section here you can find ways to delay, disable, schedule restarts etc, even perhaps set them only to notify you of an impending update.

Settings includes scheduling restarts, and now active hours - which allows you only 12 hours in which to specify the system is note to restart. Hmm.

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You have 10 days to roll back if you wish.
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A:updated to windows 10 from 8.1

Have you downloaded and run the "Utility" here: Intel? Driver Update Utility ?
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A:just updated to windows 8.1

Try to boot into Safe Mode, usually tapping F8 at boot on a HP, and the select a restore point prior to when you installed those 5 updates you are talking about. What is the full computer make and model?
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Hi djpapi, Welcome to eightforums.

No offense. Is this copy of Windows genuine? As, pirated copies will not be updated and Microsoft will not be able to help.
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A:Updated to Windows 7 - 64 bit

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A:Windows updated without asking?

Try this tutorial:
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A:updated windows 7

Try System Restore, if necessary from System Recovery Options.
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A:Windows updated to GDR

GDR should be a kernel update.
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A:updated to windows 10 from 8.1

Have you downloaded and run the "Utility" here: Intel? Driver Update Utility ?
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A:Updated drivers (including Realtek) - now no sound

My advice is two fold:
First use system restore to go back to good times. You will have sound again.
My second piece of advice, stop using software to do the updating. Get the best drivers, by going to the website and updating. Nothing done the easy way is the best.
Finally, there is no valid reason to be sure your drivers are always up to date, if not broken do not fix it.
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Hello guys,

I'm extremely unexperienced when it comes to debugging so I came here with hopes that someone more skilled may help me.

The BSOD's usually occur in pairs - that is, after one BSOD, upon restart, only a few minutes after start up, it BSOD's again. Then after a second restart, it will not BSOD until later, at a random moment (meaning, it's not when there's an explicitly defined command).

Attached is the zip with the dump files as requested; I really hope this can be resolved!

Thanks ahead of time,


A:BSOD Unexpected; Updated drivers with no Improvement :(

Please upload your msinfo32.nfo file. To get this: Start Menu -> Type msinfo32 into the Search programs and files box -> When it opens, go to File, Save -> Save as msinfo32.nfo and save in a place you will remember -> Let it finish the process of gathering and saving the system info -> Right click the .nfo file, click send to compressed (zipped) folder -> Upload the .zip file here.

Please upload your msinfo32.txt file. To get this: Start Menu -> Type msinfo32 into the Search programs and files box -> When it opens, go to File, Export -> Save as msinfo32.txt and save in a place you will remember -> Let it finish the process of gathering and saving the system info -> Right click the .txt file, click send to compressed (zipped) folder -> Upload the .zip file here.
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A:New PC Build, Constant Crashes with updated drivers

Hello bravo...all you need to do is to upgrade the driver using the updated driver for 280XGPU for great resolution and graphics performance..pls if notify me if this works..
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