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Old 04-29-2009, 06:56 PM   #1
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What determines whether or not you lose your drivers when reformatting?
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Old 04-29-2009, 07:01 PM   #2
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you reformat, widows installs it's drivers for your devices..you have to install your device's specific driver if windows doesn't have one for it, or you want to update to a different version from your device manufacture's website other than the default one windows installed.
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What determines whether or not you lose your drivers when reformatting?
As far as I know, you don't really need drivers for a hard drive.
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you reformat, widows installs it's drivers for your devices..you have to install your device's specific driver if windows doesn't have one for it, or you want to update to a different version from your device manufacture's website other than the default one windows installed.
Ok that makes sense...Good simple explination Thanks!
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