Detecting drivers

  rickilambert 15:01 10 Jul 2009
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is there a programme that can detect and aid in downloading of the drivers i need after formatting?

  Taff™ 15:11 10 Jul 2009

Have you resolved you other problem or is this a different computer?

  rickilambert 15:12 10 Jul 2009

well i just reformatted the c drive in the end, re installed vista

cut my losses tbh :S

  birdface 15:18 10 Jul 2009

Driver Max it is free.But maybe someone will come up with a better solution.

  Taff™ 15:45 10 Jul 2009

The laptop in question is a Toshiba Equium P300 and I wouldn`t worry about the drivers too much. Load the Operating System and then work out what you`re missing in Device Manager. Then go to the Toshiba Site click here and enter your details. You`ll find every driver you need there!

  Sea Urchin 15:46 10 Jul 2009

For future use DriverMax will also back up all your existing drivers - then after formatting and reloading your OS you can restore the drivers. Sadly too late in this case.

  six-h 17:47 10 Jul 2009

bookmarked

  oldbeefer2 17:51 10 Jul 2009

Drivermax was very useful after I did a clean reinstall recently (but I didn't find it that intuitive to use). Had to go to manufacturer's site for one - think it may had been the graphics card.

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