USB drives have become a ubiquitous element to store documents to keep them safe or just to have them at our reach on the go. Even though, most of the time we use this type of storage media to have copy of our data in case something goes wrong, you still want to create a [...]
Windows 8 is getting closer to its release date (unofficially this could be in October 2012), and by now millions of people are testing the beta version, which by the way it is the easiest to install, compared to previous releases of the operating system — just download the ISO image, burn it to a [...]
Ever worry that your files and folders may get in the wrong hands by theft or hackers? One handy feature that can help is the BitLocker Drive Encryption feature in Windows 7. BitLocker is a feature that can be found in Ultimate and Enterprise edition of Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating system, and is [...]
Windows will always make the best effort, when you plug in a new device to your computer, to try to automatically download and install the recommended drivers from Windows Update. This is a good feature to make sure that your newly installed hardware works properly, but not always the installation will go as smooth as you would like to. Sometimes the drivers from Windows Update are not the latest drivers, the installation could cause file corruption, or there could be other problems for uncommon devices.
It would be preferable to install your own drivers downloaded from the manufacture website or from the CD that came with the device.
To disable Widows 7 from automatically installing drivers, do the following: