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Clean install 8.1- SSD complete- now which drivers?

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    Clean install 8.1- SSD complete- now which drivers?

    Completed clean install 8.1 on new SSD from 8.0.
    Device manager shows no exclamation points/errors.
    Went to manufacture website and attempted to download all drivers . After restarting got a code 19 error in device manager on my keyboard and touchpad. No sure what happened, but both did not work. The option to roll back both drivers were graded out. I then uninstalled both drivers and then restarted hoping it'll install the driver correctly,but did not work. So, I did a system restore and now I'm back to where I started. Which drivers do I stay away from? Looking at all dates listed on acer's website, I should be dling/updating all thats listed.

    My pc-os info:
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    Acer | Download -Manufacture produt model # ao756 .... Win 8.1 64bit- drivers link
    Acer | Windows 8.1 Update - "4. Intel® does not supply drivers for computers with 2nd generation Intel® CoreTM (i3, i5 or i7-2xxx), Pentium® dual-core G6 or G8, or Celeron® G4, G5 or 8 series processors." <-What does this mean?
    Bluetooth Broadcom Bluetooth Driver (WLAN+Bluetooth driver) 184.3 MB 2013/10/12 Download
    CardReader Broadcom Card Reader Driver 15.9 MB 2013/10/12 Download
    Chipset Intel Chipset Driver 5.3 MB 2013/10/12 Download
    MgmtEngine Intel ME (Management Engine)Driver 55.9 MB 2013/10/12 Download
    Others Dritek Other Drivers (RF Button) 2.02.2001.0803 1,009.6 KB 2013/10/12 Download
    TouchPad ELANTECH Touchpad Driver 123.2 MB 2013/10/12 Download
    TouchPad Synaptics Touchpad Driver 121.7 MB 2013/10/18 Download
    VGA Intel VGA Driver 154.4 MB 2013/10/12 Download
    Wireless LAN Atheros Wireless LAN Driver (WLAN+Bluetooth driver) 251.3 MB 2013/10/12 Downloa

    My Device Manager:
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    I went to the the intel site via intel driver update utility and saw that there was only 1 product/update detected: Intel® HD Graphics 2000. However, the acer site doesn't have it listed? The acer site has drivers that aren't even in my device manager...
    So confused..
    Last edited by jsx821; 05 Jan 2014 at 03:02.

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Clean install 8.1- SSD complete- now which drivers?
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