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Old 09-21-2009, 04:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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When it comes to hardware that requires drivers, is it best to install the drivers before you put in the hardware into a PC?

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Varies from hardware to hardware, but usually you install the hardware first.
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When it comes to hardware that requires drivers, is it best to install the drivers before you put in the hardware into a PC?

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As Yamikotai said, usually hardware first. And technically, almost all hardware needs drivers, except Windows installs many of them for you when you install the Windows OS - drivers for major vendors and many others as well. Obviously others have to be added when you install the after market hardware.
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