Best software for updating drivers

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Head to NVIDIA, AMD, or Intel’s website to download the latest graphics driver package for your hardware and install it.Even if you’re using Windows 10, you’ll probably want to do this — at least, if you’re a gamer.For other drivers, go straight to your hardware manufacturer’s website.If you have a laptop or a prebuilt desktop PC, go to its manufacturer’s website and look up the driver-download page for your specific model of computer.RELATED: This is also the place you’ll generally find BIOS and UEFI firmware updates, but we don’t recommend installing these unless you have a really good reason to do so.If you built your own desktop PC, you’ll have to download drivers from the manufacturer of each individual component.

Even if the manufacturer does offer a slightly newer version, you probably won’t notice the difference.The good news is that you don’t have to do most of this.Windows—especially Windows 10—automatically keeps your drivers reasonably up-to-date for you.These often appear in your system tray, and you can usually find them with a quick Start menu search.You could also just go straight to the source here.If you do want to update your drivers, skip the driver-updating utilities. RELATED: Assuming you’re using Windows 10, Windows Update automatically downloads and install the latest drivers for you.

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