Also when multi-booting make sure if you sometimes send them to another
system, that you click on the arrow and make sure it is to the correct drive
as well as file name. I sometimes download for all my systems at one time
when I am at the driver site, and all go to some drive(c,d,e,j): \Downloads
file I use.
"Chad Harris" <Bushisamoron.net> wrote in message
> Had you told us the driver and site where you downloaded from, I could
> have told you the file probably. They don't disappear; they often go to
> less intuitive locations like a %temp% in runbox folder or somewhere like
> C:\Dell\Drivers or similar places with cute names in the file path.
> Tell me the driver and where you download it from and where your Vista or
> XP whatever OS is located and I'll find the driver. A number of things in
> Vista also show up in subfile locations of C:\Users\Wyndamn's profile name
> or names in Vista depending on the drive or partition it's parked on.
> You also can get a tip before you run the download by looking at the
> dialogue box and noting the name of the driver file and often it will name
> where it's going. You can help yourself with the dialogue box by making a
> file on the desktop called Wyndam's drivers and sending them there if you
> Either way.
> With respect to Vista a number of us have noticed drivers seem to install
> better when you use a wizard (New HDW, New Printer, ect) by selecting
> "I'll install from location of my choice">then browsing to the file path
> of the download.
> "Wyndham" <Wyndham@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> After downloading a file (e.g. driver updates) to my PC, the file
>> as soon as the download completes.
>> I have tried downloads from different sites, tried changing the suffix to
>> .xxx or .zip but they all disappear.
>> Any ideas? I really do need to be able to update the drivers to Vista