Frequently Asked Questions:
1. Why Should I Use Driver Detective to Update My Nvidia GeForce Drivers?
Researching, finding, and manually updating your drivers is a
time consuming and most of the times, tricky process. If you don't install the exact correct
driver, you could cause more harm to your computer then good - including possibly causing whatever
device you are trying to update your driver for to become very unstable and perhaps even
By usng a tool that scans your computer, recognizes what
components are installed, and then can find the exact driver from the manufacturer that you need,
you will have saved yourself not only a great deal of time but also the headache of having to deal
with mismatched or incorrectly installed drivers.
Plus, Driver Detective has won numerous awards,
2. Why is it Important That I Keep My Drivers Up to
Drivers are an essential
component of your computer and because of the fact that each piece of hardware, peripheral, and
system component requires its own specific driver in order to function properly it is imperative
that you keep those drivers up to date if you want to keep your computer running smoothly and
The reason drivers change so
often is because of the sheer number of applications and system components that each piece of
hardware in your system is required to maintain compatibility with. It is simply impossible for
manufacturers to forsee all of the potential problems that may exist between a piece of software, a
piece of hardware, and the driver that executes commands for that piece of
So essentially what happens is
that as problems arise and are either found by the programmers or are reported to them, the drivers
are then recoded to fix that particular problem and a new version of driver is released - which can
happen quite frequently.
This is why it is important that
your computer is updated when a new driver version is released to ensure it functions properly and
efficiently. In many cases, driver updates are released in order to fix major functionality
problems such as blue screens, errors, and hardware crashes in which case it becomes even more
vital that your driver be updated to the latest version.
3. Can The Automatic Tool Update My Other Drivers?
Absolutely! Driver Detective's database
contains more than 27 million device drivers ensuring the most current and correct driver is
installed for every piece of hardware or peripheral on your computer and can update all of your
drivers with just a few mouse clicks - saving you countless hours with trying to locate and install
the correct drivers for your devices on a regular basis.
Driver Detective can update drivers for any of the following
Video Card Drivers
Sound Card Drivers
- Wireless Drivers
- Network Adapter Drivers
- Windows XP Drivers
- Windows Vista Drivers
- Motherboard Drivers
- Bluetooth Drivers
- Firewire Drivers
- and many more...