1.    12 Nov 2016 #1
    Join Date : Feb 2016
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    Windows 10

    Drivers after Install

    I just did a clean install of 10. This PC had 7 and was updated to the free 10 some time ago. Due to issues I had to do a clean install. My question is should I go to the manufactures web site and install the 10 drivers? I looked in device manager and do not see any issues. Not sure what is best action on this.
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  2.    13 Nov 2016 #2
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 269
    Windows 10 Home

    If everything is working properly and there are no missing devices in Device Mamager, I would leave well enough alone. That what I do. If it's not broke, don't fix it.
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  3.    15 Nov 2016 #3

    Au contraire: if everything is working, pat yourself on the back, then make a backup of those drivers on a USB stick, so you can find them and reinstall them should you need them sometime soon. Check out this TenForums tutorial: Drivers - Backup and Restore in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums.
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