Alienware Area-51m Drivers

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  1. Spartan

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    Intel Chipset Drivers updated to v10.1.17903.8106
     
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    Is it safe to use the Dell SupportAssist program to update all the drivers?
    I'm running it, but it looks more like some bloatware that is scanning my hardware & cleaning up files.
     
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    This bloody update caused 3 BSODs on my system. No thanks!
     
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    Last edited: Apr 15, 2019
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    Where can I go to make sure all those drivers are updates?
    Dell's support page with its detect button shows I need to download the Intel Chipset Device Software Driver, which I did & now it's showing me I need to downloads it again after I rebooted.

    But what about the rest of the drivers? Where can I check what version they are or if I even have them installed?
     
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    Dell's support detect button tool is trash.
     
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    You forgot to add it thrashes your PC w/ updates eventhough you're on latest driver builds.
     
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    Well that's good to know. So I'll uninstall it?
    But where do I go to find all the drivers are located at to know which are updated & which are not installed?

    I don't want to downloaded a driver that might already be installed, that may cause a conflict or some kind of problem.
     
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    Just take a look on Dells support page for your product one time a week (check if new drivers is added). Bookmark it. Never smart update OS/drivers/firmware once they are released. Give it some days. Let all the others being you Guinea Pig.
     
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