Win 7 and peripherals Tags: Peripherals Connection Clean Install Windows 7 Last response: February 8, 2010 12:28 PM in Windows 7 Share ticktekk February 7, 2010 11:46:13 PM Hi evereybody, my first post. Should I disconnect all my peripherals before doing a clean install of win 7? Scanner, printer, modem etc. More about : win peripherals aford10 a b $ Windows 7 February 8, 2010 12:25:54 AM It's not necessary. They aren't even recognized until you turn them on. Just having them plugged in won't make a difference during the install. das_stig a b $ Windows 7 February 8, 2010 12:20:01 PM I always do, just incase a failed driver install cause the Win7 install to go fubar. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer number13 a b $ Windows 7 February 8, 2010 12:28:01 PM during the installation, Windows copies all the necessary files for the motherboard and hardware in the computer, stuff outside the case, if it's off, can't be seen, and most of it requires drivers to be used Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumCompatibility Check of Peripherals & Components ForumAmi bios raid setup integrated peripherals sata settings: dont want all drives l Forum$2000 Gaming Build + monitor, peripherals , OS ForumSystem Error/USB- Peripherals Issue Forum$1500 - $2500 Gaming PC + all peripherals build by Oct. 25th. ForumSimple and Free Guide to Removing Malware ForumAN8 and unknown peripherals in device manager ForumBLUETOOTH PERIPHERAL DEVICE DRIVER FOR win7 32 bit LENOVO 3000 N200 0769 BYG MO Forum$1300 gaming build including peripherals ForumWIN 7 32-BIT drivers for an inspiron 580s ForumShould OS be installed in new pc before installing peripherals ForumNew Build - Gaming - $700-900 with Peripherals ForumShould i use win 7 32bit or 64bit ForumLowest Costing Decent PC with Peripherals ForumWindow 7 this copy is not genuine ForumDriver TLink adapter for WIN 7 64 bits ForumWIN 7 DRIVERS TV TUNERS Forum[Solved] Any sense in updating Win 7 x32 to x64? ForumWin 7 live mail - POP 3 e-mail accounts ForumVista Home premieum 32 bit to Win 7 pro 64 bit? More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !