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Old 22. Feb 2017, 04:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Snail Driver any good?

Anyone ever hear of or used Snaildriver to update their drivers on Windows?
http://snailsuite.com/

Did scan the file on VirusTotal but seeing that i could not find it here, i just wanted a "second motion" from a real person.
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Old 22. Feb 2017, 05:54 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Have never understood the obsession some people have with updating drivers. Have seen almost as many broken systems caused by this as using the equally useless registry cleaners.

Certainly would never, ever use a driver updating app.

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Old 22. Feb 2017, 07:01 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Suppose same goes for installing drivers when doing fresh install.
Just go to manufacturers' website and download all the drivers there right?
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Old 22. Feb 2017, 07:10 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Have never understood the obsession some people have with updating drivers.
I agree. This kind of software is for the gullible.
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Old 22. Feb 2017, 07:11 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Suppose same goes for installing drivers when doing fresh install.
Just go to manufacturers' website and download all the drivers there right?
Correct and correct. You don't need anything other than what you can get from the manufacturer's site.
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Old 23. Feb 2017, 01:54 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I prefer manual driver updates.

Problem solving is easier when you know exactly what changed and when.
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Old 24. Feb 2017, 07:33 PM   #7 (permalink)
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An occasional run of something like DUMO that just tells you whether there is a newer one or not.
It is nice to know what updates there have been and what they were for. If the update patches a potential flaw or security hole, it should be considered.
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