Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000
300MHz or higher processor
256 MB of RAM
22 MB of hard disk space
Download Size: 3.7MB
Driverplex recommends using Driver Detective to automatically update all your Windows Device Drivers. Driver Detective has a database of over 3 million official drivers and is compatible with printers, monitors, video cards, sound cards, scanners, webcams, wireless adapters, and more.
Why Should You Use Driver Detective?
Automatically Identify your Windows Devices
By scanning your computer, Driver Detective detects which Windows device drivers need to be updated. The scan only takes a few minutes will let you know which drivers are outdated or incompatible.
Back-Up your Existing and New Drivers
To ensure compatibility, Driver Detective backs-up your existing and recently downloaded drivers by allowing you to download them onto an external device, ensuring you wouldn’t have to download all these drivers again.
Free Technical Support
Driver Detective’s support team will walk you through step-by-step to update your drivers at no additional charge. All queries are answered within 24 hours to ensure your computer is running as smooth as possible.
Find Official Windows Drivers
Driver Detective has downloaded over 3 million drivers direct from manufacturer websites to ensure that your drivers are from a safe, reliable source and will not cause problems with computer devices and hardware.
Automatic Daily Updates
Driver Detective can be setup to automatically search for recent driver updates and download them for you to install at your discretion. Most manufacturers release new drivers once every 3 months. Driver Detective will ensure you are constantly updated with these correct drivers.
How Does Driver Detective Work
|Driver Detective System Requirements Check
Driver Detective checks your computer hardware to ensure it passes the minimum system requirements. Installation will begin once your your computer system has been verified.
|Computer Hardware Scan
Driver Detective quickly scans your computer and lists which drivers which are outdated, up-to-date, and incompatible. It also shows drivers for devices that have not been installed.
Upon completion of scan, Driver Detective will make available options such as download updated drivers, contacting technical support for questions or learning more information about specific drivers.
Driver Detective allows you to make a backup of existing and new drivers to store in a safe place.
|Device Drivers Updated
Once you have updated the drivers for all your computer hardware, all your computer devices should be fully functional.
- Click here to begin Driver Detective download
- Click “Run” (“Save As” if using Firefox)
- Click “Run” Again
- Follow on-screen directions for installation
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What Are Drivers?
Drivers are specialized pieces of software that allow Windows to communicate with other software programs and hardware. Without drivers, hardware you connect to your computer – for example, a video card or a webcam – would not work properly.
What Causes Driver-Related Problems?
Uninstalling / reinstalling programs, upgrading software or hardware, Windows updates or service pack upgrades, or spyware/virus infections to become corrupt can cause your drivers become outdated.
What Problems Can Corrupt Drivers Cause?
Corrupted or outdated drivers often create file errors, communication problems, or hardware malfunction in Windows. Common problems include no sound, printing malfunctions, video / screen problems.
How Do I Fix Driver Problems?
Download the Windows Driver Utility and follow the instructions above.