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What Folder Holds Active Drivers?

I am tracking down older driver that was installed by windows 7.

I need to know which folder holds the active drivers in win 7...

Is it /system32/drivers, or one of the other "driver store" or "repository" folders?

Thanks - gotta chase a crashed folder because updated drivers are not working.

Thanks much.
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  1. Would Windows Restore not help in this case?
  2. Best answer
    Most are stored in windows\system32\ folder
  3. dal1980 said:
    Would Windows Restore not help in this case?


    Thanks but system crashed and had to be re-installed--I think all the system restore points are lost.

    I do have some old data saved in one folder but I haven't figured out to research system restore files yet.

    Thanks
  4. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    Most are stored in windows\system32\ folder



    oops error in reply - but thanks for the info
  5. Most are stored in windows\system32\ folder.

    Thanks much for the assistance - found the old driver that was used in system32\driverstore\repository...

    Reinstalled it and life is good again.

    I had to do it this way cuz my hardware is so old and does not play well with belkins 64 bit drivers

    thanks again.
  6. Excellent
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