The device drivers and firmware on a computer should be updated for numerous reasons some of which include: Increased system performance Patch security risks Expanded compatibility Additional features To fix problems As directed by a Dell article However, if your computer is working fine and the driver is not listed as an Urgent or Recommended download, there may be no reason to update your drivers.Installing drivers unnecessarily can, in some rare cases, create new problems.Review the Criticality information listed on the driver download page for more information.
You can install and uninstall drivers with Driver Fusion, including the ability to backup, restore and download drivers with ease.
The effortless health check, including an automatic driver updater to update outdated drivers and install missing drivers, lets you scan and fix detected issues quickly.
Furthermore, you can disable, enable and restart devices while Windows is running.
A driver is a piece of software that allows Microsoft® Windows® (or another operating system) to communicate with the hardware devices in your system.
Devices such as video cards, sound cards,and modems all require drivers to function correctly within Windows.
Sometimes, Windows includes drivers for devices, but generally drivers need to be downloaded and installed separately.On the Drivers and Download page, if you see Scan Your System for Updates click on it to scan your system.With our cloud-powered removal engine you can delete the driver entries that are left behind by the normal uninstallers, which is especially useful when you are updating a driver or changing a device.In addition, Driver Fusion can help you to identify devices that Windows does not recognize, generate a device and driver report, backup and restore your desktop icons and screen resolution, or read the sensor values of your devices.Driver Fusion provides you with all the information that you need to know about your devices and their drivers, allowing you to detect and solve problems or simply find your computer specifications in one place.Get started today and take advantage of the wide and growing range of features that Driver Fusion has to offer and keep your PC running as efficiently and effectively as possible.