If your Windows 10 computer can’t function well and you want to repair Windows 10 issues to get it back to normal status, one of the methods to fix possible Windows 10 hardware issues is to update drivers Windows 10. This tutorial provides 2 ways to update device drivers in Windows 10 computer.
If your Windows 10 computer has some hardware issues, you can try to update drivers Windows 10 to see if it can fix the hardware errors.
This tutorial introduces two ways to help you update device drivers in your Windows 10 computer. In each way we will attach a step-by-step guide to help you better know how to update (all) drivers Windows 10.
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Way 1. How to Update Drivers Windows 10 with Device Manager
Normally you can manually update drivers in Windows 10 through Windows Device Manager, check the how-to guide below.
Step 1. Open Windows Device Manager
You can click Start and type device manager. Select the top best-match result to open Windows Device Manager.
Step 2. Select Update Driver Option
Next you can double-click the device category and select the device which you want to update its driver. Then right-click the chosen device and click Update driver option.
Step 3. Update Driver Windows 10
After that, you can choose Search automatically for drivers option, and Windows will search your computer and the Internet for the latest driver software for your device. If there is a newer update, Windows Device Manager will download and install the newer driver to your Windows 10 computer.
- If you want to reinstall the device driver, you can select Uninstall device in Step 2, and restart your Windows 10 PC. Windows 10 will try to reinstall the driver.
- If you have downloaded the driver package from the computer manufacturer support website manually beforehand, you can choose Browse my computer for drivers to locate and install driver software manually.
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Way 2. How to Update All Drivers in Windows 10 with Windows Update
You can also update all drivers Windows 10 through Windows Update incl. network adapters, display adapters, monitors, printers, video cards, sound/video/game drivers, etc. You can also update Nvidia/Intel/AMD graphics drivers Windows 10. Before doing this, you need to make sure the Windows 10 computer is in a good network connection.
Step 1. You can click Start and Settings to open Windows 10 Settings.
Step 2. Next, you can click Update & security, and choose Windows Update option in the left column.
Step 3. Then you can click Check for updates button, and Windows 10 will auto check for all available driver updates, and download and install the latest driver updates for your Windows 10 computer.
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How to Check the Driver Information on Windows 10
If you want to check the driver version or detailed information, you can right-click the device and choose Properties in Step 2 above.
Then you can click Driver tab to check the driver name, provider, driver date, driver version, etc.
Best Driver Update Software for Windows 10
Instead of using Windows built-in tools to update drivers Windows 10, you can also use third-party best driver update software for Windows 10/8/7 to accomplish this task.
Some top driver update tools for Windows 10 include Smart Driver Updater, Driver Easy, Driver Reviver, Driver Booster, Smart Driver Care, and more.