How to update Windows 8 driver manually
Are you finding your system’s behavior weird after you switched to Windows 8? You might be blaming the feet of a mischievous glitch without even giving a thought to the devices that may not be going hand-in-hand with the most up-to-date Windows 8 drivers.
Such hardware woes in your system can be easily fixed by simply updating Windows 8 driver. To materialize this process, you will have to take help from Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant that easily identifies which parts and software in your system need an update prior to installing Windows 8.
You can simply go by the process outlined below for quick and easy update of Windows 8 driver:
Before you go ahead with the update procedure, just check if Windows Update has already checked your system for driver updates.
- To check, go to the Charms bar and select Settings
- Choose Change PC Settings option and move to the Windows Update settings menu button
- Click on Check for Updates Now button and see if it detects any driver having problem
- If any update issue is detected, then by default, Windows will update during the next scheduled maintenance
If this process does not provide appropriate information, you will then have to manually update the driver for fussy hardware. Have a look at the steps given below for manual Windows 8 driver updation:
- Go to the Search menu on the Home Screen, type Device Manager and click on the settings tab
- Next, the Device Manager will launch in desktop mode on your window
- Then, go to the location where you have saved the downloaded drivers
- Next, select the device you want to update drivers for, and then right-click on it to open the Update Driver Software option
- Click the option Update Driver Software for quick update of Windows 8 driver
- Once, the update process has finished, Click OK and restart the system to complete the updating process for the particular driver
Tracking down an automatic updating process will be wastage of time, just follow the above-mentioned simple yet effective process for quick resolution to your hardware woes.