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Is there a free utility for finding, downloading and updating device drivers? Everyone I find does not do everything, without requesting a payment.

Anyone know of one?
 
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Is there a free utility for finding, downloading and updating device drivers? Everyone I find does not do everything, without requesting a payment.

Anyone know of one?
That is gonna be a hard task without paying for it. The problem though is that some of those driver updater programs not only install drivers without asking but old drivers as well (I used to have IO-Bit). It took me a long time to get my PC straight again. As mentioned, I rather rely on drivers from the manufacturers of the device or the manufacturer of the PC.
 
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I assume you have opened Device Manger and right clicked on the installed devices and selected update driver. As Bighorn mentioned, the manufacturers websites are the best. You could try "Driver Easy" it's free, but I don't know if it will assist in what your looking for.
 
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Is there a free utility for finding, downloading and updating device drivers? Everyone I find does not do everything, without requesting a payment.

Anyone know of one?
try to use iObit Driver Booster Pro program. it's the best program for updating ur device drivers...so fast on downloading and updating. i use it from 2012 and no problems has found.
 
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Sry but IObit will mess up a computer faster than anything else except maybe Norton. (The software not the forum user. LOL) I have worked on many systems that IObit has messed up.
 
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I currently use IOBit driver booster 6 pro but it’s becoming bloatware offering to boost games & stating my PC has XX amount of junk files & offering to clean them - advertising their other software. On the rare occasion it’ll offer an update which breaks the device; recently it offered an update for Synaptics device driver which removed the ability to turn off the touchpad on my laptop & constantly stated my PC required a restart. I restored with Macrium.
 
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Even I tried IOBit driver. Thanks for the share :)
I now use drivereasy premium which is so much better, finds drivers which IObit misses & they’re more recent than the ones driverbooster offers.
Try that one.
 
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IObit driver booster - have used that one, and timer after time discovered that it always lists that all of my older hardware needs to be updated - even after it already "updated" it.
The big carrot on the stick is that will "speed up the system". BLAH BLAH hogwash.
It updated many drivers with a driver which was for a different model of hardware with the same name, and of course more recent date.
New date does not mean new driver.
Do not trust any 3d party Driver updater or PC fixer upper software.
The discovered problems and "extremely old" drivers are aimed to panic you into paying for the fix.
Drivers - download only from manufacturers sites. Windows 10 Device manager does this for you.
If is says the best driver is already installed, it is.
If your old hardware works with old drivers, leave it be.
 
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IOBit has given me incorrect drivers & I discovered they’re old compared to updating via official manufacturer’s websites, I ended up losing features due to DB.
I use DriverEasy as my PC manufacturer’s website offers nothing newer than 2016 yet there’s been updates by nVidia, Intel & Realtek amongst others - I download via the device manufacturer first (Graphics mainly), then the driver updater.
All drivers are Microsoft signed so are OK imo.
 
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Saw the issue again today, Slimware, gives most of the driver problems I've run into.
 

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