Resolve driver Issues with Windows® 7
What you do when encounter a problem with device driver? Let me guess probably call a technician or dial a call center No. Please don’t take it personally, after reading this article the first thing you can do when having trouble with Windows drivers, is to check Windows updates for your latest Windows 7 by clicking on Start->Programs-> Windows Update.
Windows update searches a suitable device driver on Internet. If it fails to locate a suitable drive, we'll suggest you to contact the hardware vendor or visit the manufacturer's website for latest drivers.
If don’t have any driver compatible with Windows 7, you can try out one that is compatible with Windows Vista. As par users feedback most of the Windows Vista drivers are fully compatible with Windows 7.
In most of the cases it is found that when you install a driver but later felt its not good for system, in that scenario you may want to restore the driver you were using last time. Don't worry Windows 7 has a solution try out this interesting feature called Windows 7 Driver RollBack. It can be used to uninstall the current driver for a hardware device and then automatically install the earlier used driver. If you feel a recent driver update is not suitable or compatible for your computer, you can use the Driver Roll Back feature to get rid of the new driver and replace it with the last one that worked. This utility works for all devices except printers.
Follow these easy steps to roll back a driver in Windows 7:
STEP 1. Open Control Panel and click on Device Manager.
STEP 2. In Device Manager, choose the device that you want to roll back the driver for.
STEP 3. Right click on device and open the Properties window for the device, click the Driver tab.
STEP 4. Next, you need to click on the Roll Back Driver button on the Driver tab.
STEP 5. Click the Yes button to the Are you sure you would like to roll back to the previously installed driver software.
STEP 6. Click the Close button at the bottom of the device properties screen.
STEP 7. Next reboot your system to bring changes into effect.