View Full Version : drivers- all in one

04-09-2006, 12:40 PM
does anyone know if its possible to put all the drivers on different cds into one or two dvds

cos i have a lotta separate manufacturer driver cds and its quite a hassle to change cds again and again

04-09-2006, 01:25 PM
Most drivers you get with differant things like Graphics Cards, Sound Cards, Mother Board etc are useually out of date and there is no need to use the CDs. Just download the latest drivers from the manufactures site.

Trevor :)

04-09-2006, 01:27 PM
It is both possible and quite straight forward.
First locate on each of the CDs the directory the drivers are stored in, so you dont end up copying useless bloat.
Then copy this directory and its contense from each of the cds to a folder on your harddrive created specificly for this.
Lastly, burn this folder to a CD , its highly likely that most of the space was taken up by the bloat and even more likely that it was mostly empty space to begin with.

The steps ive outlines above have probably now broken any installers the drivers had and youll now need to use the add Hardware Wizard located in the control panel, or use the device manager.

Like Trev just mentioned, Get the latest drivers from the manufactures websites.