Update drivers: Every device that works on your computer (such as a video card, printer, scanner, sound card, keyboard, mouse, etc.) needs special software to communicate with your computer, called: driver.
Windows includes basic drivers for many devices, and most devices work with these programs, but over time, manufacturers release new versions.
Quick Tip: These drivers are usually old, so you need to look for a newer version after installing the system on the manufacturer's website, or using a special program.
You can increase the speed of your computer by regularly updating outdated or corrupt programs with regularly updated drivers, which you can check in Device Manager. Do the following:
Press the Windows -Logo + R buttons on the keyboard to start the RUN dialog box. Then type sysdm.cpl and press Enter or click OK The classic System Properties window opens. In the top menu bar, click the HARDWARE button, then in the new window, click the Device Manager button. A yellow question mark appears on a device with a damaged or missing driver, which means that the driver must be installed from the manufacturer's website.
If there is no yellow question mark, you have nothing to do, because each device has the the latest drivers.
Quick Tip: Knowing the model number and device type of your device may be enough to find the right driver on the manufacturer's website.
Quick Tip: By manually searching on the Internet, you run the risk of downloading an unofficial driver that may contain spyware or viruses.
It is not necessary if:
Below is a description of how to use a program to keep your computer driver up to date and download only those that can be installed safely.
Immediately after upgrading and restarting, you can feel the acceleration and increased performance of your computer, and you can work with a more secure system, protected by the latest drivers.
Quick Tip: You may not have installed the driver correctly or installed the wrong driver. In this case, by starting Windows in Safe Mode, you can disable or remove the damaged driver from DEVICE MANAGER.