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I have recently reinstalled windows 7 on my DELL inspiron n5010 laptop. Do i need to install all the drivers listed on this page

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@Mohit - Only if you have a device that is not working –  Ramhound Dec 11 '13 at 16:38
    
Dell is easy. Go to this link and enter your laptop's service tag found somewhere on a sticker attached to the laptop dell.com/support/my-support/us/en/19/product-support/servicetag –  Rudolph Dec 11 '13 at 16:52

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Windows may have some generic drivers, but it's almost always best to update to the manufacturer's listed drivers. If you really don't want to, just update the ones that aren't recognized at all, but I do recommend you install all of them anyway.

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I would suggest you to make sure that you have your network card and your wifi working and just run windows 7 update. The update might take a while but it will install all the essential drivers for your devices and the latest security patches.

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No you don't need install all the drivers and principally programs that already comes with a CD in new Laptops or Computers.

I would suggest to install all the drivers that appears as Driver Not Found in the Device Manager. When you have all the drivers in Device Manager installed, let Windows update them.

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