Windows XP Update


--== babyface ==--
Hi guys ..

Checked with the Microsoft Windows Update page and found a new driver available for downlaod. However, upon clicking install, a new page pops up and indicates the driver download innitiated. Instantly, it states fail. Tried couple of times and still the same result. Any idea why?


- geek -
What is the driver for? I would say for the most part don't download drivers from windows update and instead grab them from the hardware maker.
nope the drivers from MS are usually crappy miminal drivers to make windows work.

The generarally are old versions by 6-12 months too.

Worst place to get drivers from.

Get the latest fromthe hardware maker :D
FishBoy said:
how come? are they not good from windows update coz i usally select the driver updates
Not that they aren't good. They work fine. It's just that the ones you can get from the manufacturers' sites are generally more feature-complete and more recent.


--== babyface ==--
Its actually written as below:-

Via Technologies, Inc. - Vinyl AC'97 Codec Combo Driver (WDM)

VIA Technologies Inc. - Sound - Vinyl AC'97 Codec Combo Driver (WDM)
Download size: 85 KB, less than 1 minute
VIA Technologies, Inc. multimedia software update released on September 01 2004.

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