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How to Find Device Drivers Using Windows Device Manager

After doing a clean install of Windows 10 on a certain PC or laptop, you might encounter problems with certain features not working or certain hardware not being usable at all. If it is currently happening on the Windows 10 machine that you’re using, you don’t need to panic at all.

Your computer isn’t actually broken and there’s no need to replace it. It just needs a device or hardware driver and once you get the right drive, you’ll see the problem gone! But how is this done? Do you need to do intensive search over the Internet or get into the hardware manufacturer’s website?

The Solution: Windows Device Manager

Microsoft doesn’t want to leave anyone helpless. Yes! When it comes to missing drivers, the Device Manager utility is there to help! If you’ve been having driver problems on your newly reformatted machine then you’ll need to meet Windows Device Manager

But before starting, you’ll need to make sure that you have access to the Internet. If it is the wireless network adapter that is missing a driver, just connect to a router using a LAN cable to get connected to the web. Once your machine is online, just hit the “Play” button to learn more about the Device Manager Utility.

Now that you know how what Device Manager does and what information it contains, it’s time to learn how you can use it in finding drivers for hardware devices that is missing one.

Finding Device Drivers Using Windows Device Manager

Now that you know everything about device drivers and how Device Manager can help you with problems that are related to the hardware components that make up your machine, it is time to learn how you can install drivers for those hardware that doesn’t have one. The steps are shown on the video below so go ahead and click the “Play” button then follow what it the directions as they are given.

Windows Device Manager automatically finds the driver that best suits for the version of Windows installed in your computer. In most cases, it also downloads and installs the lightest version or only the drivers that have the basic components to make the hardware work.

It also checks for drivers from Windows Update first to be sure that it really works for Windows 10. Once a driver is installed, the troublesome hardware or feature should then work smoothly and you can now enjoy your Windows machine to the fullest!

What part of the videos below did you find hard? Did you encounter errors during the process? If you’re still having troubles with drivers in your Windows 10 machine, be sure to Google for solutions. You can also let us know about it in the comments section below.