1.    01 Oct 2017 #1
    Join Date : Apr 2016
    Florence, Italy
    Posts : 48
    Windows 10 64 bit

    Can I change the dates of the Intel(R) Chipset "Driver"?


    Hello everyone,

    I am facing a rather puzzling issue:

    1. I clean installed Windows 10 (1703) on my HP ProDesk 400 G1 MT and Device Manager\System devices looked like this after a complete Windows Update:

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ID:	156032

    2. I downloaded from the manufacturer's (HP) site the latest version of the Intel Chipset Support (Device Software), i.e. 10.1.1.44 Rev.A, allegedly released on Sep 21, 2017...

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    http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp82001-82500/sp82022.exe

    3. After having successfully installed the package here is what I got:

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ID:	156035
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ID:	156036

    Which left me satisfied with the version, but NOT with the date...

    Having said that I do not understand how on earth occurred to HP to date a driver 18/07/1968, I wonder whether I could simply mod the dates to put things in line.

    Is it possible at all to get the right date (19/04/2017) and, if yes, is it sufficient to change the date in the relevant .inf files b/4 the installation or should the Setup and/or the corresponding .cat files be also modded?.. How?

    Thank you very much you for your attention.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    01 Oct 2017 #2
    Join Date : Apr 2016
    Florence, Italy
    Posts : 48
    Windows 10 64 bit
    Thread Starter

    Apparently the culprit is not HP, but Intel and the explanation is here:

    Forum - RE: Intel Chipset Device (= INF files) - 23

    Be sure to read the following post by Fernando though.

    He has also done the modding job which can be found within the start post of the above thread:

    Forum - Other Drivers (= INF files)

    Thanks a lot to Fernando !

    As far as I am concerned, case closed.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    02 Oct 2017 #3

    Win-RAID.com is a terrific resource, and Fernando's modded USB drivers for USB 3.0 and 3.1 fix many issues that afflict modern Windows PCs. Thanks for sharing this resource and the explanation!
    --Ed--
      My ComputersSystem Spec

 


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