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Where can I get the the all default and original drivers Windows 7 came with?

Something like a self extracting archive. My laptop doesn't read new usb devices anymore.

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What laptop is it ? what make and model ? most manufacturer sites have some kind of driver pack you can use .... –  ManseUK Nov 30 '11 at 10:51
    
Have you tried using the rollback feature in device manager to return your USB controllers/hubs to the previous working driver? –  Tog Nov 30 '11 at 10:52
    
Manseuk its a HP Pavilion 3030. Please see superuser.com/questions/362688/… –  Mob Nov 30 '11 at 11:10
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You can try to use a DVD(or a virtual image of it) of Windows 7. All the driver included on the original disc are the default drivers. Try to go to your device manager, right click on the unreconized device, click on update driver and let the device manager find for a driver inside the Windows Seven DVD.

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Didn't work. I just tried it now. Could not find drivers for your hardware. superuser.com/questions/362688/… –  Mob Nov 30 '11 at 11:10
    
You could also try Windows update to do this. –  Diogo Nov 30 '11 at 11:11
    
@Diogo: The Windows 7 installation DVD contains all files in a single image file. AFAIR 7Zip can read that file. Alternatively you can mount the image using imagex.exe commmand-line tool from "WAIK". –  Robert Nov 30 '11 at 16:21
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