Updating Drivers Guide 2018-06-05T18:22:36+00:00

How to Easily Update A Device Driver

The first step you need to do is start the Driver Support with Active Optimization software on your PC. It should already be installed (If you need to reinstall the software CLICK HERE). You can launch by either going to your Windows Start (Programs) menu on your taskbar, then navigating to Driver Support OR you can click the button below to launch the application directly.

Click Here to Launch Driver Support

Video Tutorial – Updating Device Driver

Steps to Easily Update a Driver

Launch the application on your PC by either navigating to Windows Start menu and selecting Driver Support or by clicking the “Launch Desktop Software” button.

Click the menu item labeled “Drivers” at the top of the application as shown here:
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Once the list of all your device drivers is shown you can then select the specific device driver you want to update or repair. Drivers that need to be updated are listed at the top of the list automatically and are indicated by an alert symbol and shown here:
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Next, after you have selected the device driver you wish to update or repair, click the “Fix It” button on the right side as shown here:
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Driver Support will automatically start the process of downloading the correct device driver for you and launching the driver installation software. Some drivers are larger than others and may take some time to download. Please be patient and you can also contact support at any time for assistance.
Once the driver software is completed Driver Support will let you know that the device is updated. Sometimes a reboot of your PC is required. Also, you can then move on to installing any further device drivers that we have detected are missing or out-of-date by repeating the above steps.