Frequently Asked Questions
What’s a driver and why do I need it?
A driver is a software program that allows your computer to communicate with your hardware for it to work. Without the correct drivers, your device might not perform optimally, if at all. It is important to keep your drivers up-to-date, as outdated drivers can cause all sorts of problems, from decreased performance to system crashes.
How do I install a driver?
Installing drivers can be a daunting task, especially if you’re not sure where to start. This guide will show you how to install drivers for your device.
- First, download the driver from our site. Be sure to download the correct driver for your device and operating system.
- Once the driver is downloaded, start it and follow the on-screen instructions.
- When the installation finishes, the driver and device should be working.
What devices/components need drivers?
One of the most common questions that people have when they are new to computers is what devices need drivers and why. Every device that plugs into your computer needs a driver in order to work properly. This is why it is so important to have the latest drivers for your devices.
Here’s a list of common devices and parts that need drivers to function properly:
- Graphic cards
- PC Mice
- USB ports
- Storage disks
- Audio/Sounds boards
How can I update my driver?
Simply download and install the latest driver. The new driver will replace the old driver. You can also delete the old driver first, before installing the update.
Is there a software to automatically update drivers?
Yes, the program used to detect if a driver is outdated or missing is known as a driver updater. A driver updater scans your computer for outdated or missing drivers and then provides you with a list of available updates.