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Will upgrading to windows 8 update my motherboard's drivers for me?

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December 16, 2012 5:37:51 AM

I'm thinking of getting windows 8 via the online upgrade assistant. Should I download my motherboard's windows 8 drivers before the upgrade and manually install them after its done or will windows 8 update them for me?
December 16, 2012 6:07:43 AM

Yes, I would download the motherboard chipset drivers first.

Windows Update doesn't always make the best choice.

A 'compatible' choice may decrease performance, battery life, or worse yet not be 100% stable.
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December 16, 2012 2:51:12 PM

I think it's best to download the newest drivers yourself, but you don't necessarily need to install them. Just take a few mins to put them on flash, and then after you upgrade and notice any problems, use your drivers.

Or you can pre-install them first to be safer, but I'd give Win 8 a chance to do its job just for fun lol ; D
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December 17, 2012 3:27:39 AM

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December 17, 2012 3:28:13 AM

Ok, I'll do that
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December 17, 2012 3:28:18 AM

Ok, I'll do that
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