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How do you back up drivers in vista?

by zero3son / August 30, 2007 10:05 AM PDT

Any ideas on how to do it?. You see my dad bought me a pc from Japan the problem is the OS is in Japanese ( Vista). I will buy a English version of Vista and attempt to reformat it to English. Now my problem is the drivers. The DVD that came with it is only a recovery DVD. Any suggestions on this one? Thanks!

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Click on
by YankeesNYwins / August 31, 2007 4:35 AM PDT

English and it will be in English. All Microsoft OEM DVD's and CD's come in the different languages.

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Here is how to back up drivers.
by YankeesNYwins / August 31, 2007 4:36 AM PDT

Download them and save them in a folder labeled "back up drivers". Make sure you know where they are in case you ever need them.

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Pre installed
by zero3son / August 31, 2007 9:47 AM PDT

They're pre-installed in the PC so I can't download them.

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Wrong.
by YankeesNYwins / August 31, 2007 10:03 AM PDT
In reply to: Pre installed

Find out the make, model and serial number of you PC and go to the manufacturer's support web site and download ALL the drivers from the same page.

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Microsoft link...
by glenn30 / August 31, 2007 5:33 AM PDT
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