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doktorpro

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Hey guys,

Just wondering is there a website or progam out there that can scan your computer to make sure that you're using all the correct, up to date, drivers in your hardware?

Thanks in advance
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You can go to PC PitStop and do a full scan.
you can find them here: http://pcpitstop.com...top/default.asp
You'll have to use Internet Explorer for this though.

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You can go to PC PitStop and do a full scan.
you can find them here: http://pcpitstop.com...top/default.asp
You'll have to use Internet Explorer for this though.

Regards,
Olrik



Brilliant. Thanks for your help today pal
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first thing ...if its not broke don't fix it...
seriously leave the drivers alone UNLESS your having some kind of problem or the new driver will add something you need/want...
then...
Do yourself a favor and never use third party apps to obtain driver updates.
Always get them from your computer manufacturer (first choice) or hardware vendor directly.
This is especially critical with OEM systems as many times the drivers are specially modified.

Edited by happyrck, 04 April 2008 - 07:21 AM.

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PCPitstop will want to sell you a program.
You do not need this program to update your drivers.
Please take happyrck's advice, and get the best drivers from the manufacture.
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I'm sorry if I read the original post not correctly or gave the wrong impression.

You can use PC Pitstop to see if you have the latest drivers.
I'm not advising to buy that program at all though.
However if PC PitStop tells you there's an outdated driver you can then go to your manufacturer and download it.

Again, Sorry for the confusion.

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first thing ...if its not broke don't fix it...
seriously leave the drivers alone UNLESS your having some kind of problem or the new driver will add something you need/want...
then...
Do yourself a favor and never use third party apps to obtain driver updates.
Always get them from your computer manufacturer (first choice) or hardware vendor directly.
This is especially critical with OEM systems as many times the drivers are specially modified.


Thanks for the info mate. I was just wondering cause im having problems with my system at the minute, http://www.geekstogo...lp-t193599.html, so was wondering if it was something to do with my drivers.

Cheers
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go to the DEVICE MANAGER, by RIGHT clicking on MY COMPUTER, then select PROPERTIES ...HARDWARE...and then DEVICE MANAGER. is there any yellow ! or red...take note of which driver it is...go to whoever built the computers website...support section...put in your make and model number...find the driver you need download it and then go back the the device manager..select the one with the yellow and then click on action...update driver...point it to wherever you saved the driver ...

Edited by happyrck, 04 April 2008 - 09:17 AM.

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