Dell Drivers need to be kept up to date to keep your Dell computer or device running well. If you need help with a Dell laptop, computer, printer or other device then read the article below.
If you are having problems with missing, corrupt or outdated Dell Drivers, then you should firstly check the manufacturers’ website for any Driver updates. Drivers are updated on a regular basis and it is important to keep your Drivers updated in order to ensure your Dell devices operate at their best. Dell drivers can be updated manually or automatically and both options are discussed below.
In many cases the Drivers may be difficult to locate or simply no longer available. In these cases you can use a Driver Update Tool to source and download the Drivers for you. A Driver Update Tool can be a useful piece of software for keeping your PC, and all its’ associated devices and Drivers, in good working order.
The most common problems with Dell Drivers tend to be either missing Dell Sound/ Audio Drivers, Dell Webcam Drivers, Dell Wireless Drivers or Dell Printer Drivers. Any device within or linked to your Dell laptop or desktop requires the correct Drivers to work efficiently. If you are unsure of which Drivers may be causing the problem, then you can download the software below and run a free Drivers Scan of your PC.
The built-in Device Manager tool is the best way to initially diagnose any problems. To access the Device Manager, complete the following steps:
- Open the Control Panel
- Select System
- Click on Device Manager
The Device Manager alerts you to any device problems using the exclamation point, yellow triangle or question mark icons beside the device with the issue. If you see one of these icons next to your Dell device, then you will need to download and install updated Dell Drivers.
If you are not using an Automatic Driver Update Tool, then you will need to note the make and model of your Dell Device while in the Device Manager. You need this information when searching for the specific Dell Driver required.
|It is recommended you update your Dell Drivers regularly in order to avoid conflicts. Driver updates will resolve any driver conflict issues with all devices and improve the performance of your PC.|
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Updates are recommended for all Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP users.
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How Do I Install Driver updates?
To fix your Drivers problems you will need to know the particular model of the Dell device you are having problems with. Once you have the details you can search the Dell website for your drivers and, if available, download and install these drivers.
How do I know if I need to update my Drivers?
If you are unsure of whether or not you need to update your Drivers, or indeed which Drivers may need to be updated, you can run a Drivers scan using a driver update tool (you will need to pay to register this tool but usually the Drivers scan is free). This will allow you to assess your Driver needs without any commitment. Alternatively, you can use the device manager to check if there are problems with any of your hardware devices.
Can I update the Drivers myself?
In many cases the answer to this is yes, however in some cases the manufacturers no longer make the Drivers available so you need to use a Driver Update Tool to install the missing Drivers. The purpose of such as tool is to save you time and effort by automatically downloading and updating the Drivers for you.
A Driver Update Program will instantly resolve your drivers problems by scanning your PC for outdated, missing or corrupt drivers, which it then automatically updates to the most compatible version.
Why should I download Driver Update Software?
Apart from updating your Dell Drivers, installing a Driver Update Tool gives:
- Up to 3 times faster internet connection and download speeds
- Better PC performance for games and audio applications
- Smooth-running of all your PC devices such as printers, scanners etc.
- Better all-round performance of your PC due to automatic driver updates which will
keep all your devices and your PC in top condition
If you are having problems with Dell Sound Driver, our Fix Dell Audio Drivers Problems article may help you.
Whatever Dell Drivers you require, whether it is for Windows 10, 8, Windows 7, XP or Vista, you can download our Driver Update Tool and run a free Drivers scan of your PC. This will show you what Dell Drivers need to be updated, you can then register the software for automatic Driver updates should you wish to do so.
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Click on the button below to run a free Drivers Scan. Suitable for all Dell devices and laptops such as Dell Inspiron, Dell Vostro and Dell Latitude.