Cannot Update Existing Drivers in OSR2

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SYMPTOMS
When you update an existing device driver in Windows 95 OEM ServiceRelease 2 (OSR2) using Device Manager, the new driver files may not becopied from the source disk or folder. The existing files in the OSR2installation may be copied instead.
CAUSE
There is a problem in OSR2 that prevents driver files from being copiedfrom a new installation source if the same files already exist in theoriginal installation source.
RESOLUTION
STATUS
This problem no longer occurs in Windows 98. To resolve this problem, install the current version of Windows. For information about the current version of Windows, visit http://www.microsoft.com/windows.
MORE INFORMATION
This problem does not occur in Windows 95 retail release or OEM ServiceRelease 1.
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Article ID: 170325 - Last Review: 10/07/2013 03:57:53 - Revision: 2.1

  • Microsoft Windows 95
  • Microsoft Windows 95
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