How can i update drivers?

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    someone told me to update the drivers and that might fix my computer from locking up.
    how do i update the drivers?
     
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    What is your operating system?
    XP...Vista...Win7?
     
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    vista
     
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    Go to the c prompt in dos
    Type format
    Hit return
    That should cure it
     
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    Or delete the "system32" folder. :D

    HINT: Don't do either of those things!
     
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    I use windows xp and I found all my updates free. The video card drivers are almost always free from the manufacturers. But if you do a search for updates you will also find people asking you for payment for drivers that are free. So keep searching until you find the free updates.
     
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    i did that on every item in device manager and it says the latest software is installed.
     
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    I've used the same old driver for six years.
     

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