If your manufacturer has a ‘Certified for Windows’ driver, that’s the one we’ll use. » Learn more We employ a strict testing process to ensure all our drivers are safe, secure and stable.This is critical because not all manufacturers get their hardware certified by Microsoft – and it’s best not to rely on the manufacturer’s own testing.Often, you won’t need to bother with updating drivers, but you may sometimes need to get the latest version—especially if something isn’t working right.
I got the blue screen of death which made my computer crash every time it was on.
Hardware drivers are the bits of software Windows uses to communicate with your PC’s hardware.
Device manufacturers create these drivers, and you can obtain drivers straight from the manufacturer of your devices.
Manufacturers also submit drivers to Microsoft for testing and signing, and you can get many drivers from Microsoft through Windows Update.
You could also just go straight to the source here.
Head to NVIDIA, AMD, or Intel’s website to download the latest graphics driver package for your hardware and install it.
On Windows 7, 8, and 8.1, hardware drivers appear in the Windows Update interface as an optional update.
If you want the latest hardware drivers, be sure to go open Windows Update, check for updates, and install any available hardware driver updates.
Using Windows Update in Windows 10 is the automatic, set-it-and-forget-it solution.