In today’s world, computers have become an essential part of our lives. From work to leisure, the relevance of computers in our lives cannot be negated. This, therefore, necessitates the need to take excellent care of these devices. When it comes to taking care of our computers, we focus on both the hardware and the software. Nothing beats the peace that comes with owning a computer that performs well. All your operations and activities will run smoothly! In this article, we wish to focus on your computer’s graphics drivers. Are you curious to know how to update the graphics drivers on Windows 10? We have crafted this piece just for you. Read on to get sufficient information on this.
For starters, let’s get enlightened on what graphics drivers are. In simple terms, a graphics driver is a program that controls how your graphics components work with your computer, the software, monitor, etc. Graphics drivers often take up a communication medium between your computer's graphics hardware and software. Every computer has a graphics card that forms the images you see on the screen. Graphics drivers make the graphics card work. It gives your computer that amazing visual experience.
Before updating your graphics drivers on windows 10, it is important first to find out where it is on your computer, its model, and who the manufacturer is. Doing this is simple, be guided by the following steps:
To check if your graphics drivers are up to date, you will need to:
Before looking at the details on how to update your graphics drivers, let’s first answer why you need an updated version. Here’s why:
With a good understanding of the ‘why’ you need to update your graphics drivers, let’s learn the ‘how.’ There are three ways to use when updating your graphics drivers. They include the following:
Let’s look at each of these methods independently to understand how you can apply this when updating your own graphics drivers.
This happens to be the easiest, most convenient, and highly recommended way for updating your graphics drivers. You will, however, need to download an AVG Driver Updater or Driver Easy. With these extensions in place, proceed to update your graphics drivers automatically this way:
When using the AVG Driver Updater: The extension will scan your computer and detect all the malfunctioning drivers. It will proceed to download updated versions of the same with very minimum effort required from you. Easy, right? The AVG Driver Updater is proven to be available and compatible with your Windows 10 computer. To use it, follow these simple steps:
When using Driver Easy to update your graphics drivers, do the following:
Another good option for you when updating your graphics drivers is visiting your computer manufacturer's website or the graphics card manufacturer’s website. If you are using a branded computer, you should consider your computer manufacturer’s website first. This is because they can customize a driver that best suits your computer.
To download an updated version of your graphics driver from the manufacturer, do this:
In most cases, drivers update for Windows 10 is automatically downloaded and installed through the Windows update. However, if you wish to update your graphics drivers manually, the following alternatives are available for you:
To Wrap Up
Updating your graphics drivers doesn’t need to be a matter that causes you sleepless nights. With the detailed explanations and alternatives provided in this article, you have no chance of failing to find a way around it. We have given you the different choices to go with the method that works best for you. Hopefully, after this article, you will first identify your graphics drivers, check if they are up to date, and carry out the necessary updates. Here’s to wishing you a smooth and delightful process!
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