Driver Downloads by Operating System

Download the latest drivers according to your PC's operating system. All downloads available on this website have been scanned by the latest anti-virus software and are guaranteed to be virus and malware-free.

Having the most recent driver will ensure optimal performance of your PC and all if its devices, such as the video card, WiFi, printer and keyboard. However, not all drivers work for all operatinig systems. It's very important to know which operating system you are using, and in some cases whether it is the 32 or 64 bit version, before selecting a driver to install.

Some drivers are backward compatible, which could mean that a Windows 10 driver will still work on a Windows 8 operating system. Other drivers are forward compatible, meaning that a Windows 7 driver might work under Windows 8. However, it is usually best to use the driver designed for your specific operating system.

Popular Windows 10 Driver Downloads

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Popular Windows 8 Driver Downloads

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Popular Windows 7 Driver Downloads

Popular Windows Vista Driver Downloads

Popular Windows XP Driver Downloads

How to Update Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Tech Tip: Updating drivers manually requires some computer skills and patience. A faster and easier option is to use the Driver Update Utility to scan your system for free. The utility tells you which specific drivers are out-of-date for all of your devices.

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

Choose from the above list of most popular downloads based on operating system. 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 device, you can use it to search our driver archive for your 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 device you have (such as Printer, Scanner, Video, Network, etc.). Start by selecting the correct category from our list of Device Drivers by Category above.

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. It is a software utility that will find the right driver for you - automatically.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you download your new driver, then you need 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.

How to Open Device Manager

  • 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

How to Install drivers using Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. 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. 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. You can 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.

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