How to Update Device Driver in Windows 7

Updating  device drivers is usually the first step in dealing with any hardware-related problems. You can visit the manufacturer’s web site and download the driver manually, or you can let Windows 7 update the driver for you. Here are the steps:

  1. Click on the Windows logo on the task bar and type in device manager. The Device Manager shows up. Click on it to run.
  2. Right click on the device you are interested in and select Update Driver Software… .
  3. Click on Search automatically for updated driver software.
  4. When it finds an updated driver, the driver is downloaded and installed automatically. You can reboot the computer after the driver is successfully installed.


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