Updating hardware drivers

Graphics drivers provide hardware acceleration for 3D graphics and are required for the smooth operation of functions such as gaming and video playback.

When you buy a new graphics card you should also update the relevant drivers as graphic cards are tweaked time and time again by the manufacturer after initial release.

Different drivers are required for different Windows operating systems, and device types, so its very important that you know these details before installing your driver. Automatically Scan, Download and Install The Latest Driver Updates If you are unsure what model hardware you have, we recommend using the free driver scan to identify the manufacturer and model of your hardware devices.

The right drivers can make all the difference Incorrect drivers are notorious for crashing computers with memory dumps and ‘blue screens of death’.My graphics device is performing poorly Hardware problems or odd visual effects are usually the result of miscommunication between your graphics card and the driver responsible for system translation.If your devices are running slowly or graphics aren’t appearing as expected, chances are that these issues are the result of driver incompatibility.Grab them from the manufacturer website You can download graphics drivers from the manufacturer website and can access the relevant driver by clicking on its icon to initiate the download.Once downloaded you will need to double click on the downloaded file and follow the instructions that pop up on-screen to install the new driver on your device.