You may be prompted to reboot after updates are installed. Once you complete the steps, if these details match the manufacturer’s support website’s information, then the device has the latest version of the driver on Windows 10. Once the update has been applied, you may want to confirm that the latest version was installed correctly using Device Manager. While on the website, download the assistant, then double-click the executable, and continue with the on-screen directions to complete the driver update.
This will cause several indented options to appear below the category’s heading.For example, if you want to update the drivers for a webcam, you’d double-click the Cameras category. Manufacturer’s website – You can often find drivers on the item manufacturer’s website. Locate a link called “Drivers,” “Software” or “Support,” then download the latest drivers to your computer. You can usually run drivers by double-clicking their program icons.
If you download drivers from a third-party site, you may be asked for your computer’s architecture (32-bit or 64-bit). You should check your computer’s bit number to be sure. Find the category for the type of item which you want to update, then double-click it.
Now click on the “Update All” button, which can quickly update all of your computers outdated or corrupted drivers. The absence of a device driver can cause system instability or malfunctioning/unresponsive hardware, including most of the System Errors too. Device drivers generally, don’t have a UI and work as a background service. It mainly comes into play when a calling program invokes it to interact with the hardware.
So, this article is all about how to update or reinstall your drivers in Windows 10 to keep your computer running smoothly. If you have any doubts related to this, let us know in the comment box below. To reinstall the device along with the drivers, restart your computer. Now Windows will try to find the latest driver and will install it automatically.
For example, if you’re attempting to update the drivers for a Bluetooth item, you would find the "Bluetooth" heading. Device Manager allows you to search for Microsoft-approved drivers online, but you should only use Device Manager after using Windows Update to search for driver software. The reason for this is that Windows Update is more likely to find the correct drivers the first time. This may take a few minutes, and your Mac may prompt you to reboot after installing.
After you complete the steps, the wizard will scan, detect, and install the newer driver on your device to improve the overall experience and support with fixes and new features. Check the Include subfolders option to allow the wizard to find the correct ".inf" file that includes the instructions to update the driver. Right-click the hardware and select the Update driver option. Alternatively, you can also update drivers for a printer, wireless adapter, monitor, and other components using Device Manager. Right-click the device you need to update and in the pop-up, choose "Update driver."