Missing Drivers after Windows 7 install

By Tinapaggi
Nov 15, 2009
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  1. Hello,

    I just installed Windows 7 and I noticed I have drivers missing when I looked at Manage my Computer. Under device manager and Other devices It has 4 yellow exclamation points. Three say Base System Device and the fourth says Unknown Device. I tried updating driver software and looking on the HP website, thinking they might have the drivers and Nothing has worked. Where can i find these drivers to install them. Thanks.
  2. LookinAround

    LookinAround TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 8,278   +152

    When you say you tried updating the drivers, did you do/mean: In Device Manager, rt click the device and select Update Driver?

    Oh and giving your system specs may also help ;)
  3. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,276   +177

    Don't take this the wrong way but you sound as if you are unaware that whenever you install Windows (any version) you have to install motherboard and certain other drivers separately. Perhaps it was just the way you worded it. Anyway, if there were no Windows 7 compatible drivers listed at the HP website, were there any Vista compatible ones? If so, try those. If there are none, you may have to revert back to the former OS.

    As LookinAround suggests, details about your PC might help find your drivers.
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