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Posted: 2015-03-30 06:32:43 Updated: 2015-03-30 06:40:08

Drivers are some of the most important files on your operating system enabling everything from programs to external hardware to function correctly. With time going on, some of drivers on your HP computer might become outdated or missing. So keeping them freshly new and up-to-date can be a crucial maintenance work you need to do for your computer from time to time.

This article will show you several methods to update your drivers.

Updating Your Drivers in the Microsoft Way

You can check Windows Update at any time to see if it found new drivers and icons for your hardware, especially if you recently installed a new device. If you want to have Windows Update automatically check for the latest drivers and icons, here's how:

Step 1

Open Devices and Printers by clicking the "Start" button, and then, on the Start menu, clicking "Devices and Printers".

Step 2

Right-click the name of your computer, and then click "Device installation settings".

Step 3

Click "Yes, do this automatically (recommended)", and then click "Save changes".  If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
If "Yes" is already selected, click "Cancel" to close the dialog box.

Updating Your Drivers with the Manufacturer Drivers

Now, please follow the steps below to update drivers for your device:

Step 1

Step 2

Enter your product's name or model number in the Search Box, and then click the "Go" button.

Step 3

Select the operating system of your HP device from the drop-down list.

Step 4

All the software and drivers right for your device will be displayed in order. Find the driver that you need and click the Download button.

Step 5

Save the driver file (.exe) in a suitable place, such as Desktop.

Step 6

Double-click the driver file that you downloaded just now and follow the on-screen instructions to install it.

Updating Your Drivers with OSpeedy Driver Updater

OSpeedy Driver Updater is a program exactly designed for helping people update drivers automatically. It can precisely detect your PC brand and model, the operating system in use, and all the hardware devices connected to the computer. After scanning your system, it will list the outdated drivers and all you need to do is click a button. The entire process cannot be much easier with its intuitive interface. With its extensive database which consists of the latest and most updated drivers available, you can always get the proper drivers you need easily.

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