Updating windows device drivers
The latest versions of these drivers are also available or download from the manufacturer’s website.
For example, if you have a laptop, all the drivers for your laptop’s hardware will be available on the manufacturer’s website — find the downloads page for your specific product model.
If you build your own desktop PC, you’ll find hardware drivers for each component on each manufacturer’s website.
To ensure hardware works as well as possible, Microsoft doesn’t force you to install drivers from your manufacturer before hardware will work.
It also locates drivers for "unidentified devices" in the Windows Device Manager.
NOTE: This tool was designed to be very simple and easy to use.
Just click on 'Begin Scan' to detect your hardware; Device Doctor queries our manufacturer driver database and immediately fetches the correct driver files for your computer.
To obtain additional information about the new driver, right-click the DLL or SYS file for the new driver and select Properties. If you select the Version tab in the Properties dialog box, you will see the version of the new driver.
To get the extra information, follow these steps: Either method can work with equal results.