Chapter 29. Setting Up and Configuring Hardware

Installing a New Plug and Play Device

Managing Devices with Devices And Printers

Managing Devices with Device Stage

Managing Devices with Device Manager

Configuring Legacy Devices

Changing Settings for an Installed Device

Managing Installed Drivers

Enabling and Disabling Individual Devices

Decoding Hardware Errors

IT’S probably only a slight exaggeration to say that no two computers are alike. Motherboards, disks and controllers, video and network adapters, and peripherals of all shapes and sizes combine to create a nearly infinite number of possible computer configurations.

Windows 7 supports a long list of computer peripherals. For supported hardware upgrades, Windows detects the device automatically and ...

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