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Old 05-27-2017, 09:53 AM   #1
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Hi,
I have just installed a fresh Windows 10, and added a printer, at a friends house with good broadband (I only use a dongle for my connection). I think the printer driver is quite large.

I have a backup of my previous system on a macrium reflect folder on an external hard drive.

I have just realised that if I update the new system using Macrium reflect, I'll erase the printer driver. Is there a way of saving the driver somewhere, so I can add it to my system, after I have re-instated my backup?
Camerart.
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Old 05-27-2017, 11:25 AM   #2
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Hi,
I think I've done it
Go to: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository on the computer with the driver. copy the whole folder, and put it on the fresh instal, and point (in my case) the printer to the folder, where it can pick out the driver.
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Old 05-27-2017, 07:05 PM   #3
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Congrats. Sometimes the best answers are the ones we find on our own.
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Old 06-03-2017, 05:51 AM   #4
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i think no need to save printer driver. You can download latest driver from your printer vendor website any time.
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Old 06-03-2017, 09:41 AM   #5
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Exactly. Most are plug and play anyways and just have extra software they cone with.
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