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Installing Windows 7 Asus Laptop

by blaineedan / July 11, 2010 5:01 PM PDT

I was just curious, I am wanting to do a clean install of windows 7 on my asus laptop. If I do so will it affect my Nvidia card, as in will I be able to just reinstall drivers and be fine, or lose it all together?
Thanks for your time! Happy

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Re: drivers
by Kees Bakker / July 11, 2010 5:29 PM PDT

A videocard driver is typically something you install yourself, because it doesn't come with Windows 7. The same goes for most motherboard drivers. And, remember, most laptops (I can't tell about yours) don't have a separate graphic card, but one that's integrated on the motherboard.

The best place to get your drivers from would be the Asus-site.

Kees

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If the laptop already has Windows 7
by lacsr / July 11, 2010 9:52 PM PDT

and you are completely satisfied with the drivers already installed, make a backup of the drivers before the reinstall. Try Driver Max. Found here: http://download.cnet.com/DriverMax/3000-18513_4-10572602.html?tag=mncol
Save the drivers found to a CD along with the DriverMax install program. Once the the Windows 7 install is complete, install DriverMax from the CD and tell it to restore all the drivers. Done.

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