A driver is a computing program that is associated with a particular attached device. It controls all the operations of a device that is connected to your computer.
You need drivers for each hardware device of your computer. The driver update is very essential for the working of your computer. When you use updated drivers then your computer will work smoothly.
An updated version of drivers also fixes many issues. Then a question that arises in our mind is how to update drivers. Well, it is not an easy task. It may become a risk factor as there are chances that from which website you are going to download the updated version that website may contain malware or viruses, which may cause harm to your computer.
So you should update drivers from an authentic source to avoid any malware addition. Different types of drivers are discussed to know how to update drivers and how to resolve some issues which may occur while updating drivers.
How to update drivers for Nvidia
If you are using an Nvidia graphics card with your computer then for better working of it you just need an updated version. Updated versions of the Nvidia driver enhance the performance of graphics cards for new games.
It also fixes many issues that may be caused by updates of windows. To update an Nvidia driver you have two options, you can use GeForce Experience or you can download the updated version by yourself from the official website of Nvidia.
You have to install the GeForce Experience launcher on your computer, it will automatically check the availability of updates and inform you if it finds any new Updates.
After installing go to GeForce Experience and log into your account or sign in if you don’t have one already. Then on the top left corner of the screen select the “Drivers” tab. On the Drivers, tab selects the updates option on the right side.
How to update the driver for AMD graphics
AMD graphics drivers automatically search for new updates and inform you if they find any updates. But you can check and install AMD Drivers manually by following the given steps:
- On the desktop, right-click and a menu will appear. Click on “AMD Radeon Settings” present in the menu. In the settings window, you will find an option of “updates” at the bottom left corner of the screen. Click on this option.
- Select the box of “Check for updates”. The updated version will appear on the screen if any update is available. Sometimes you have the option of “optional updates” which would be the latest version but mostly you have recommended drivers option. To get the recommended version Select the recommended option and then click on Express upgrade.
How to update drivers for accessories
General peripherals including keyboards, microphones, etc do not require some specific type of drivers; they use the interface of USB. But if you have bought any customized accessory like a keyboard with additional buttons then you may need software for that accessory.
Some examples of these types of drivers include software for Logitech tools and some Corsair products. Whatever the accessory is you must download the required software from the official website of the manufacturer. Reposting websites are mostly the cause of malware attacks.
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