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DDU driver update exclusion.

Posted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 8:55 am
by Rattus
Good day all.
I'm a new member and have a question regarding DDU v17.0.7.1.
I used DDU to remove all nVidia driver and software from my win 10 PC which has been having random freezes, but so far now seems stable, whoopee!
I followed the recommendations and did this from safe mode and when I launched DDU and clicked clean and restart, a message popped up saying driver was now blocked form automatic windows update. I take it this is just the graphics driver and this can be reset by launching DDU in safe mode again and clicking the Reset default windows update button?

Thank you in advance for your advise.

Rattus

Re: DDU driver update exclusion.

Posted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 9:04 am
by Wagnard
Rattus wrote:
Fri Jul 28, 2017 8:55 am
Good day all.
I'm a new member and have a question regarding DDU v17.0.7.1.
I used DDU to remove all nVidia driver and software from my win 10 PC which has been having random freezes, but so far now seems stable, whoopee!
I followed the recommendations and did this from safe mode and when I launched DDU and clicked clean and restart, a message popped up saying driver was now blocked form automatic windows update. I take it this is just the graphics driver and this can be reset by launching DDU in safe mode again and clicking the Reset default windows update button?

Thank you in advance for your advise.

Rattus
Yes, you got that most all right.
No need. To go to safe mode if you just intend to hit the button that restore the windows update settings to default.
Also, it doesn't apply only to gpu, it's all or nothing. That's is why there is an option to set it back at default after you installed your new drivers.
Hope it helps

Re: DDU driver update exclusion.

Posted: Sun Jul 30, 2017 11:37 am
by Rattus
Thank you Wagnard. That makes sense as my AV didn't update.
Unfortunately my PC froze again so this hasn't sorted my issues.
But, thanks again and I'll be a regular on this forum.
All the best.
Rattus

DDU driver update exclusion

Posted: Thu May 30, 2019 7:50 pm
by Rimtaf
My win 7 machine is having problems connecting to archos, and it wasnt able to install the driver. Is a driver for windows 7 online anywhere? I couldnt find it.

Thanks.