Windows® 7 Gateway® drivers
Tips to select download and install drivers on Gateway computers with Windows 7 Operating System
Gateway desktops and laptops deliver good performance. These systems are very user friendly. But the problem is that they failed to keep the storage features in line with what other companies are offering as standard features for their desktop systems. Windows 7 is the latest Operating System which is released by Microsoft. This OS has got many extra features as compared with other OS. This OS provides great ease of use and include attractive features. Drivers are the software programs which are needed for the working of devices that are present in the system. These could be installed from the CD which is obtained with Operating System. You could also download these drivers from genuine website.
Following are the tips to select, download and install drivers on Gateway desktops, laptops with Windows 7 Operating System:
- Check for compatibility
- Use only authorized websites
- Tips to remember
Check for compatibility
Before the installation of drivers, you need to know the details regarding the device. Get all the details of devices from the Device Manager or else, go to Control Panel. After finding the device, you need to take the properties where you find the device name and the manufacturer’s name are listed. For finding the best driver, you have to enter the manufacturer’s website. The device manufacturer’s website would also provide the drivers for their devices.
Use only authorized websites
After getting details regarding the device, you need to download the drivers for that. Many websites would provide drivers. But they might not be genuine. They would provide drivers which are corrupted. If you download such drivers, they would not work. Virus issues might be there when you use such unauthorized websites. It is better to use the device manufacturer’s website. You could also use the Microsoft website. After downloading the drivers, you need to save them in safe place. Then run the setup and installation would takes place.
Before going to install any drivers, you need to make sure that your system is free from all the types of viruses. If any viruses are present in the system, that might cause the corruption of drivers. So you need to use the best Antivirus software for deleting all the viruses. You need to check if there is any old driver for that device. If there is such old driver you need to uninstall that driver. Otherwise driver conflict would occur.
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