Tip 1: How to see what drivers are installed

Update software and drivers - a very important and responsible process.Installing the wrong sets of files can lead to malfunction of the operating system.
you need
  • - Driver Pack Solution.
Guide
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If you need to find out which drivers are currently installed on your computer, it is best to use a special utility.This will save a lot of time spent on the analysis of the existing package files.Download and install Driver Pack Solution.Naturally, it is better to use the current version of the utility, not the outdated counterparts.
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Restart the computer and launch the application, open the file DPS-drv.exe.Wait until the program scans your hardware, and will gather the necessary information.Now open the tab "Miscellaneous".This menu is the information about the installed drivers.They are divided into the following categories: "unknown", "current", "outdated" and "standard".Scroll to a category and find the necessary equipment.
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Mouse over the description of the driver to see m
ore information about it.If you need to update the files for a particular device, expand the category of "outdated" and scroll to select the required package files.Now look in the upper left part of the working window "Install" button and click it.Select automatic installation and wait for the completion of this process.
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If you do not have access to the above program, or you need to get more information about specific drivers, use the function of the operating system Windows.Open the "Start" menu and right-click on the item "Computer".
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Go to the properties of the item.Open the "Device Manager".Find the right equipment and right-click on its name.Select "Properties" and then click the "Driver".Now click "Details".In the window that will display a list of files that use the device.

Tip 2: How to find out what drivers are missing

After reinstalling the operating system in many cases have to manually install the drivers for all devices in the computer.This is especially true for owners of laptops, except where drivers for the basic equipment must be installed software options.But how do you know which drivers are not already installed?
How do you know what drivers are missing
Guide
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If a desktop has an icon "My Computer", click the right mouse button, select "Properties" and click the "Device Manager".In Windows 7, click the "Device Manager", you can select directly from the context menu.
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If the icon "My Computer" is not displayed on the desktop, click the "Start" menu, select "Control Panel" and open the "Device Manager".
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In the System dialog box, you'll see a list of all the devices installed on your computer.The equipment for which the drivers are installed, will be displayed as icons labeled devices.Those devices, which are already not enough drivers , are displayed as icons with a yellow exclamation or question marks.
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Helpful Hint
To install the drivers should right-click on the device icon, and select "Update Driver Software".

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