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IOBit driver booster a fake?

by tuthdoc / January 6, 2014 2:23 AM PST

1st time I run it, I went back and took down dates and build numbers of 10-15 things it listed. A couple of them changed afterward. 9 days later I ran it again, got another 10-15 drivers outdated. Again, a couple ended up with different numbers after updating. The rest didn't change, I ran the update search from system devices and it found one before compleating "IOBIt's" update What does IOBits update do that windows update search doesn't? Am I missing something?

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Re: driver update
by Kees_B Forum moderator / January 6, 2014 4:12 AM PST

Well, Windows generally doesn't search for driver update, so that's the answer to your question.

Neither do I, by the way. Only people who run programs like this seem to do. You wonder why.

Kees

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IOBit driver booster a fake?
by tuthdoc / January 6, 2014 8:50 AM PST
In reply to: Re: driver update

Thye driver booster was piggy backed on an update for IOBits malware freeware program. The malware program occasionally picks up something so I guess I'll keep that much of it. Thanks.

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Driver update
by James44888 / January 7, 2014 2:48 PM PST

I fully agree with Kees. Windows never search for driver update

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IOBit updates
by tuthdoc / January 7, 2014 9:22 PM PST
In reply to: Driver update

Windows doesn't search unless you click on search in individual system devices. I clicked the search for all the drivers that the IOBits listed before I let I let IOBits do its own updates, and that only found one.

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