New Windows Update Service: they lose your drivers.

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  1. razorboy

    razorboy Registered Member

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    I did a Windows 7 update, and when I boot back up, the system does not recognize my little Genius MIC-01A microphone. Genius does not seem to have drivers to download, online. The mic is not listed now in device drivers. Any assistance would be appreciated.

    o_O
     
  2. razorboy

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    Hang on..... I have misidentified the problem, I guess. The mic is not recognized, but also, when I try to use the built-in mic on this Acer laptop, I get an error response: ""AN AUDIO RECORDING DEVICE CANNOT BE FOUND."" Yet, when I plug the Genius mic into my better half's laptop, it works fine, it records.
     
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    Never mind, Ladies and Gentlemen, Old Faithful did the trick: system restore.


    I'll probably be back after the next Windows Update.
     
  4. digmor crusher

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    Actually when I did my updates last week I lost the drivers for my wireless mouse, they did install almost immediately but was weird.
     
  5. J_L

    J_L Registered Member

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    There were no driver updates installed?
     
  6. siljaline

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  7. mantra

    mantra Registered Member

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    me too , did you re-install the drivers?
    i had to re-install the drivers
     
  8. culla

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    it tried to update net framework for me even though i don't have net installed and never have :rolleyes:
     
  9. imdb

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    same here. :D (with win 7) but in my case, it tried to install service pack for a version of net framework though i don't have that version installed on my system.
    i remember someone recently mentioned here on wilders how windows update didn't work for them on their win xp pc.
    what's with windows update service?
     
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  10. roger_m

    roger_m Registered Member

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    You usually should not have to use System Restore to problems with updated drivers. You can go to Device Manager and roll back to the previous version of the driver.
     
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