How to Update Drivers on Windows 10

Keeping your drivers up to date is an important part of maintaining your Windows 10 computer’s performance and stability. Here’s how to update your drivers:

  1. Press the Windows key + X to open the Quick Link menu, and then select “Device Manager” from the list of options.
  2. In the Device Manager window, locate the device you want to update the driver for. It will be listed under the appropriate category.
  3. Right-click the device and select “Update driver” from the context menu.
  4. In the Update Drivers window, choose the option “Search automatically for updated driver software”.
  5. Windows will then search online for the latest driver software for your device. If it finds a newer driver version, it will automatically download and install it.
  6. Once the driver update is complete, restart your computer if prompted to do so.

Alternatively, you can also manually download and install driver updates from the manufacturer’s website. Here’s how:

  1. Go to the manufacturer’s website for the device you want to update.
  2. Look for a section on the website that provides downloads for drivers and firmware.
  3. Search for the appropriate driver for your device, based on the device model and operating system version.
  4. Download the driver file to your computer.
  5. Open the downloaded driver file and follow the on-screen instructions to install the driver.
  6. Restart your computer if prompted to do so.

Updating drivers can help improve the performance and stability of your computer, and is an important step in keeping your system running smoothly.