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Posted: 2015-03-28 08:00:26 Updated: 2015-03-28 08:03:18

Drivers are configuration files that performs on your hardware and devices. The method to download and install drivers has gotten much simpler over the years, with your operating system now handling the bulk of the task. Still, knowing how to update your drivers yourself can help keep your computer running as smoothly as possible.

There are two major ways to update a PC driver:

Download driver on Manufactures' website

1 Find the manufacture and model of the sound card and computer.
2 Find the hardware manufacturer's support website. Mostly all hardware manufacturer in the world has a website with detailed support information including driver downloads, manuals, troubleshooting information, etc. Locate the driver download area of the manufacturer's support site.
3 With the website's navigation or search abilities, choose the specific hardware you need drivers.
Choose the drivers matched your operating system. For example, if you're using Windows 8, choose the drivers designed for Windows 8.
Important: You must also choose between 32-bit and 64-bit drivers. If you're running a 32-bit version of Windows, you must install 32-bit drivers. If you installed 64-bit drivers on a 32-bit computer, the hardware is still not work.
4 Download the drivers to your computer. Save the downloaded file to your desktop or to another location folder.
Extract the downloaded drivers. Instructions provided on the driver download page on the hardware manufacturer's website should provide detailed instructions on extracting the drivers.

Download driver with free driver download software

Nowadays, driver download software is able to support all hardware device and manufactures. So it is available way to find a new driver for PC with Driver download software. OSpeedy Driver Updater is one of best driver download software for its clear interface, easy steps, high security. Now Let's see how it works.

Step 1 Download and OSpeedy Driver Updater.

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Step 2 Start scan, you can find the outdated driver, and click download.

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Step 3 Save the setup files and install the new drivers.

In addition, OSpeedy Driver Updater will not do anydamage to your computer. Over 230,000 users has proved it. If you have driver issues, just try it!


  • Before you download a new driver, you'd better back up the original one for instance, there is no new driver for your computer.
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