Microsoft is one of the largest and well-known technology companies in existence. Microsoft was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen in 1975, with headquarters today in Redmond, Washington. Microsoft is well known for its Windows operating system, as well as several popular software products like its Microsoft Office suite of applications. Microsoft also produces several hardware devices such as mice, keyboards, webcams, gaming devices, tablets, and PC’s. The Microsoft Xbox is one of the company’s most successful products. The Xbox One is the current version of this popular gaming console, and the previous model, the Xbox 360, is still widely in use today. Microsoft has also found great success with its Surface line of tablets and laptops, such as the Surface Laptop 2 and the Surface Pro 6.
Tech Tip: Updating drivers manually requires some computer skills and patience. A faster and easier option is to use the Driver Update Utility for Microsoft to scan your system for free. The utility tells you which specific drivers are out-of-date for all of your devices.
To get the latest driver, including Windows 10 drivers, you can choose from a list of most popular Microsoft downloads. Click the download button next to the matching model name. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.
If your driver is not listed and you know the model name or number of your Microsoft device, you can use it to search our driver archive for your Microsoft device model. Simply type the model name and/or number into the search box and click the Search button. You may see different versions in the results. Choose the best match for your PC and operating system.
If you don’t know the model name or number, you can start to narrow your search down by choosing which category of Microsoft device you have (such as Printer, Scanner, Video, Network, etc.). Start by selecting the correct category from our list of Microsoft Device Drivers by Category.
Need more help finding the right driver? You can request a driver and we will find it for you. We employ a team from around the world. They add hundreds of new drivers to our site every day.
Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the Driver Update Utility for Microsoft. It is a software utility that will find the right driver for you - automatically.
Microsoft updates their drivers regularly. To get the latest Windows 10 driver, you may need to go to Microsoft website to find the driver for to your specific Windows version and device model.
After you download your new driver, then you have to install it. To install a driver in Windows, you will need to use a built-in utility called Device Manager. It allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.
In Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager
In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager
In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager
In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager
In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button
Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.
Select the Driver tab.
Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.
In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.
Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.
If you are having trouble installing your driver, you should use the Driver Update Utility for Microsoft. It is a software utility that automatically finds, downloads and installs the right driver for your system. You can even backup your drivers before making any changes, and revert back in case there were any problems.
Try it now to safely update all of your drivers in just a few clicks. Once you download and run the utility, it will scan for out-of-date or missing drivers:
When the scan is complete, the driver update utility will display a results page showing which drivers are missing or out-of-date. You can update individual drivers, or all of the necessary drivers with one click.
For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.
|Microsoft Driver Update Utility||DriverFinderInstall.exe||269 KB||192,150||Free Download >>|
|Microsoft USB Basic Optical Mouse v2.0 (IntelliPoint) Driver||Microsoft_USB_... ver.zip||3.2 MB||131,522||Free Download >>|
|Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 1000 Driver||Microsoft_Wire... ver.zip||1.6 MB||80,972||Free Download >>|
|SideWinder Game Controller Software Version 4.0 Driver||mssff40.zip||16.0 MB||61,182||Free Download >>|
|VIA USB 2.0 Enhanced Host Controller Driver||USB20.zip||1.7 MB||105,950||Free Download >>|
|USB Printing Support Driver||Usb_xp.zip||364.7 KB||72,741||Free Download >>|
|Microsoft Sidewinder Precision 2 USB Driver||Sidewinder_Pre... are.zip||8.7 MB||24,849||Free Download >>|
|Microsoft SideWinder Force Feedback 2 Driver||msswff2.zip||102.6 KB||5,068||Free Download >>|
|WSD Print Driver||n/a||Microsoft_wsdp... x86.zip||13.5 KB||593||Free Download >>|
|Intel 82371SB PCI to USB Universal Host Controller Driver||usbinfs.zip||74.5 KB||30,896||Free Download >>|
|Microsoft SideWinder Force Feedback 2 Driver||msswff2.zip||102.6 KB||13,620||Free Download >>|
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|USB High Speed Serial Converter Driver||Driver_1.19b.zip||651.5 KB||10,097||Free Download >>|
|Xbox 360 Controller For Windows Driver||360_controller_driver.zip||1.5 MB||5,743||Free Download >>|
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|ES688 Plug and Play AudioDrive Driver||SideWinder_4.0_CD.zip||19.2 MB||2,248||Free Download >>|
|All Web Cams Driver||Spca561.sys||119.8 KB||27,050||Free Download >>|
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|USB driver Driver||usbccgp.sys||25.0 KB||5,340||Free Download >>|
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|sp2 Driver||sp2.cab||18.8 MB||992||Free Download >>|
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