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By galehickey2 ·
When I download a driver to my desktop in the form of a zip file where do I extract it to? Thanks.

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by TimTheToolMan In reply to video driver

Hi,

Just extract it to a temporary folder on your hard disk. When you run the setup, it'll install the driver.

If there isn't a setup program in the zip archive, then its likely that these are the inf files for loading the driver manually.

From the device manager, do an update for the driver and browse to this directory for its location.

Cheers,
Tim.

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by galehickey2 In reply to video driver

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by Alpha-Male In reply to video driver

It depends. I usually keep all my drivers available and organized so I would download them to a folder called "Drivers" then a sub-folder called (for Example) Matrox Millenium. Usually I archive this directory and label it on a CD...

If you don'tneed or want to keep the drivers (just install and use them), just go with a temporary folder...or use Windows Temp (as long as you clean it out afterwards).

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by galehickey2 In reply to video driver

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by Your Mom 2.0 In reply to video driver

If you haveWinZip in Wizard mode, files usually unzip to the \unzipped folder. Or create a new folder on the desktop and just right-click on the .zip file and extract to C:\Windows\Desktop\New Folder, assuming C:\Windows is your system folder on a 9x box. Then open the folder and look for setup.exe or install.exe (or .bat or .com).

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by Blackorchid In reply to video driver

I find that if I save things to my documents folder I don't have to go crazy later looking for them. First save the file from your desk top to your my documents folder. Just high light with a right mouse click and send it to the folder I mentioned. Then run the winzip exe. When it asks you where to place it. Which is usually the windows tempfile.. Looks somthing like this C:\windows\Temporary Change it to this. C:\My Documents\Videodriver You can change the name to the name of your video card if you like. when it unpacks the file it will be in the my documents folder and eaiser for you to find. At this point just click on the folder name that you made for you video card. You should be able to rund the setup program to update your video card.

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