Missing drivers after reformatting computer

By gfo105
Apr 19, 2011
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  1. Can anybody help me? right now i have no internet and the pc feels rather "bare" because it was recently reformatted.

    i posted a report made using everest.

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  2. CamaroMullet

    CamaroMullet TS Rookie Posts: 93

    You have to download your drivers and install them. MS OS only has the bare bones drivers needed for it to install. Typically you want to download your drivers prior to formatting. I would start by cracking open your case and getting the motherboards make and model, go to the mobos website and download those drivers first.
  3. mike1959

    mike1959 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,034   +55

    If you could download this program on another pc, onto a flash memory stick, then you would have most of the information that you need to get all the drivers your pc needs.
    It is the portable version of 'Speccy'; from;

    It will produce a list in the left-hand window, click on each heading, and it will give further information in the right-hand window.
  4. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +184

    try the above. but just in case you're still having problems with the network or other drivers List any Problem Devices
    • Click Start->Run, enter: msinfo32. Click the + sign next to Components to expand it
    • Click Problem Devices. Anything appear?
    • If yes, click on it, Ctrl-A to select all, Ctrl-C to copy it, Ctrl-V to paste into next post
    • On the other hand, if no devices are listed, tell me so

    You'd need to copy/paste that entire Problem Device report as is to include all those cryptic looking strings you'll see

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