How to use Driver Talent to update drivers in Windows 10

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17 December 2015 For Management

As Windows 10 is installed on 110 million PCs, some users are starting to report problems with hardware drivers. So far, many drivers are unsupported, damaged, broken, missing or out of date. To avoid downloading new hardware updates from their respective hardware websites, programs such as “Driver Talent” are helpful in solving our problems.

“Driver Talent” scans the hardware installed on your system, downloads the update and performs hardware updates. They also provide necessary functions such as backup, restore and uninstall options related to hardware drivers.



The following steps will guide you on how to update drivers via "Driver Talent" in Windows 10:

Step 1:

Download the software from the website http://www.drivethelife.com/free-drivers-download-utility.html. After downloading, double click on “driver talent setup” to start the installation. Click on “Install”.

Note: You can click "customize" to change the installation directory.

Step 2:

When the installation is complete, click “Start Now”.

Step 3:

Driver Talent will automatically scan your system for outdated, corrupt or missing drivers on your system. Before repairing the drivers, make sure to create a backup of the current drivers to avoid problems caused after updating the drivers.

Click "Backup" located in the submenus on the left and then click "Start" to back up all current hardware drivers.

Step 4:

Click "Start" to repair the hardware (s). You can also select other drivers that can be updated.

Note: If you want to manually scan for drivers, click "download and update" in the left submenus, then click "Start" to fix the problems.



The download starts automatically as shown in the following screenshot:

Step 5:

Click "OK" after the drivers have been updated successfully.

Final report:

You can click "Settings" in the left submenus and change the destination "Download Folder" and "Backup Folder" as you like.

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