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Old 09-24-2012, 06:40 PM   #11 (permalink)
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People who don't have internet or an OS that already has drivers.
How good is windows 7 at recognizing the hardware and installing proper drivers? Isn't it supposed to recognize the hardware you have anyway.

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Recognizing it and having drivers is 2 different things. 7 is pretty good about having basic support for most items, but I have run across a few things that it doesn't have support for. Perfect example: On my board 7 has drivers for the first ethernet connection, but not the second even though the models are almost identical and are both made by Intel.

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