Update Drivers in Windows 10

we’re going to show you how to update driver in Windows 10 . You can use or manually update Device Manager, Windows Update, third party apps. As an example, we’ll see how the USB drivers can be modified. A machine driver is essentially a piece of software for a specific operating system such as Windows 10. The OS uses this to communicate with other tools in the hardware. While Windows Update will update your computer system including the Device Drivers automatically, there may be a time when you may have to, on your own, update your drivers, if you are facing issues.

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Update Drivers in Windows 10

With Windows 10, you can update device drivers correctly and properly in the following ways:

  1. By Device Manager
  2. Using Windows Update
  3. Driver Update software
  4. Manually download & run the driver update setup file.

1] Using Device Manager

Right-click on the Start button to open the WinX Menu.

Update Drivers in Windows 10

Select Device Manager to open the following tool.

Update Drivers in Windows 10

Here you can uninstall, disable, rollback or update Device Drivers.

1-Now identfy the Driver you want to update.

2-So locate the Universal Serial Bus controller and double-click on it to expand it.

3-You will see various USB drivers installed. Select the one you want to update and right-click on it.

4-The menu will show you the option to Update driver. Select it to open the following wizard.

Update Drivers in Windows 10

You may opt for either one of these:

  1. Search automatically for updated driver software
  2. Browse my computer for driver software.

It is recommended to select Search automatically for updated driver software and let Windows identify, download and install the driver.

Update Drivers in Windows 10

If an update is found, Windows will download and install it. But if no update is found, you will see the following screen.

Update Drivers in Windows 10

You may click on OK and exit or select Search for updated drivers on Windows Update.

If you have the driver file on your computer, you can select Browse my computer for driver software.

Update Drivers in Windows 10

Select the driver software file on your hard disk and click OK to proceed.

There is another way. You can right-click on the Driver and select Properties to open the following window.

Update Drivers in Windows 10

Click open the Driver tab, and you will see the button to Update Driver. You can use this way too.

2] Using Windows Update

Update Drivers in Windows 10

From the WinX Menu

  • Open Settings
  • Update & Security
  • Windows Update and click on Check for updates button.

You will have to ensure that automatic driver installation is not disabled.

Windows will then check for and download driver updates if any are available.

3] By Using Driver Update software

While there are several free Driver Update software available that will help you update all drivers at the same time, we do not recommend this method, as things have been known to mess up. In any case, should you opt to use this method, do create a system restore point first.

4] Manually download & run the driver update setup file

This post show where to download drivers for Windows 10 from the official manufacturer’s websites. It also links to official tools you can use to download driver updates. This is also a safe route to use.

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