An updated driver might enable new features for the hardware, something I see on a regular basis with popular video cards and sound cards.
Tip: Updating drivers yourself is not difficult, but there are programs that will more or less do it for you.
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Updating drivers is generally only necessary for troubleshooting problems with hardware.
In Device Manager window, expand categories and locate the device that you wish to update the driver for.
As PC gamers, we have the luxury of making simpler, easier upgrades whenever we see fit.
But how do you know when it’s time to make those upgrades?We install and update about a million apps each day for our home users and Ninite Pro subscribers.The simple beauty of building a PC is having a constant gaming platform.Updating drivers is also a great troubleshooting step when the device is having some kind of problem or is generating an error, like a Device Manager error code.A driver update isn't always a fix-it task, either.But reaching that point isn't always as simple as plopping in a new graphics card, and it can be tough to identify what parts are due for an upgrade.