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Printer and driver issues

  1. #1


    Posts : 4
    Vista

    Printer and driver issues


    Hello

    I did a clean install of windows 8 pro 64 on a new ssd and have it running well (previously running vista 32). Do I need to install my old drivers? I tried to use the old gigabyte disk but it stuffed up the computer and couldn't recognise cd drive after reboot. Are they all necessary?

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  2. #2


    Covington, La
    Posts : 1,184
    Windows 7 HP 64bit, Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64BIT


    I would use the drivers that came with Windows 8 and see if everything works. Then I would check the manufacturers site to see if they have updated Windows 8 drivers. Since Windows 8 is not going GA until Oct 26 the manufacturers are still working on new drivers.

    Jim
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  3. #3


    Posts : 4
    Vista


    Ok. Thanks Jim
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