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INTEL Driver update tool - Risks

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    INTEL Driver update tool - Risks


    Are there any risks I should be aware of before I run, and install, drivers that need updating as per the results of running the INTEL driver update tool. I have created a restore point?

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    Windows 8.1 Enterprise


    Nothing bad can happen.
    You can always roll back changes in device manager if driver won't work.

    Where did you get this tool? do you have a link?
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    Bamberg Germany
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    I've been using the old one(had to go to INTEL's site) for years and the new installable utility(since it came out) and never had a problem, but I only update the Graphics drivers and not the others, being they're generic and not tweaked by my manufacturer for my brand & model.
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    I just used the Intel driver update program on a new install. Got me the correct and latest drivers that I needed for an i7 3770 CPU.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Addictive Gamer View Post
    Nothing bad can happen.
    You can always roll back changes in device manager if driver won't work.

    Where did you get this tool? do you have a link?
    See here: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/

    The update tool can be downloaded from http://downloadmirror.intel.com/2434...0Installer.exe
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    Windows 8.1 Enterprise


    Cliff has given you good answer

    For laptops you always visit laptop site.
    For desktops you always visit motherboard site.

    If that doesn't work ( ex. bad driver or no driver ) then you go directly to device manufacturer.
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