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How to manually install drivers.

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Use the following procedure to manually install drivers from a folder on the hard drive or another storage device:

  1. Click the Start button and then click Control Panel.
  2. In the Control Panel window, click Performance and Maintenance.
  3. In the Performance and Maintenance window, under or pick a Control Panel icon, click System.
  4. In the System Properties window, click the Hardware tab.
  5. On the Hardware tab, click the Device Manager button.
  6. In the Device Manager window, click to select the appropriate device for which you would like to install the driver.
  7. On the menu bar, click Action and then click Update Driver.
  8. In the Hardware Update Wizard window, click to select No, not this time and then click the Next button.
  9. Click to select Install from a list or specific location (Advanced) and then click the Next button.
  10. Verify Search for the best driver in these locations is selected and then click to check Include this location in the search.
  11. Click the Browse button.
  12. In the Browse For Folder window, navigate to the folder where the drivers are located and then click the OK button
  13. Click the Next button.
  14. Click the Finish button.
  15. Restart the computer.