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    Driver Updates

    Has anyone used Slim Drivers (SlimWare Utilities, Inc.) freeware? If so, is it a viable product?

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    Welcome to the Lounge!!

    I have not used this program. This is the first I've seen it mentioned.

    Generally, unless there is a good reason to update drivers I'd recommend you leave them alone.Why do you need to update your drivers? Is your system misbehaving? New hardware?

    Joe

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    Joe,
    I agree with your comment on drivers in general, but my reason for checking for updates is at the recommendation of S.Bradley (3/13/11 edition of W.S). She suggested doing this prior to installing W7 SP1.

    Jim

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    Jim,

    I've used SlimDrivers and found it only somewhat useful. Many of the updates it points to will not install with the message that a newer driver version is already installed. YMMV. I'd also like to extend a welcome to the Lounge.
    May the Forces of good computing be with you!

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    I would visit the manufacturers web site and see if they have newer drivers that actually fix anything. Otherwise "if it ain't broke..."

    cheers, Paul

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