How to update Windows 8.1 PC drivers

Sometimes your drivers didn’t respond in normal way after switching for new Windows 8.1. You need to to update your drivers for to make them compatible with Windows 8.1. Here how to update Windows 8.1 PC drivers.

How to update Windows 8.1 PC driversMicrosoft itself provide a service called Windows compatibility center to check whether drivers are compatible with particular version of Windows. But still you won’t get full list, you need to go for manual updation for Windows 8.1 PC drivers.

How to update Windows 8.1 PC drivers

The updation for Windows 8.1 drivers can be done in many ways. But you need to go through right updation method to fix the problem at it’s right way. You can be done driver updation through Windows update, device manager or through specific driver updation. Here the order you need to follow while updating Windows 8.1 drivers.

Fixing through Windows update

As you know many driver problems you have encountered with your Windows PC can be solved with normal Windows update. To check and install driver updates through Windows.wondows update

  • Goto start screen and search for PC settings.
  • Select it and click on update and recovery.
  • Check for updates.
  • Windows will show off if any available updates for your drivers after checking.

Windows updates won’t bring all updates for your PC drivers. So if you still face the driver problems even after Windows update go for device manager.

Fixing through device manager

  • Goto start menu.
  • Search for device manager.
  • Select it, find the device you search for and click on it.
  • Right click and select update driver software.device manager

You can also check for specific drivers for Windows 8.1 laptops and desktop computers from manufactures site. Such sites includes relevant informtaions about the right components for your system.

Laptops

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The right component list for your Windows 8.1 laptops only can be found within manufacture site. Laptop hardwares and exactly specified within official sites and you don’t want to care about external devices.

  1. HP hardware support for Windows 8.1.
  2. Sony hardware support for Windows 8.1.
  3. Lenovo hardware support for Windows 8.1.
  4. Acer hardware support for Windows 8.1.
  5. Asus hardware support for Windows 8.1.
  6. Dell hardware support for Windows 8.1.
  7. Samsung hardware support for Windows 8.1.
  8. Toshiba Hardware support for Windows 8.1.

For your Windows 8.1 desktop PCs it is recommended to check updates for motherboards, graphics cards, keyboards, hard discs, sound cards..Etc.

Motherboards

As you know your motherboard is integrated with network interface, sounds, graphics, bluetooth and many others. You you need to updates motherboard chipset drivers work well with your Windows 8.1 PC. Here the list websites of popular motherboard manufactures where you can find out the supporting device.

  1. Intel chipset drivers for Windows 8.1.
  2. Gigabyte chipst drivers for Windows 8.1.
  3. Asus chipset drivers for Windows 8.1.
  4. Zotac chipset drivers for Windows 8.1.
  5. ECS chipset drivers for Windows 8.1.
  6. ASRock chipset drivers for Windows 8.1.
  7. MSi chipset drivers for Windows 8.1

Graphics cards

The smooth performance of games and high end applications only can be achieved with support of graphics. So you need to get update graphics drivers for your PC.

  1. AMD graphics drivers for Windows 8.1.
  2. Nvidia graphics drivers for Windows 8.1.
  3. Sappire graphics card drivers for Windows 8.1.
  4. Zotac graphics card drivers for Windows 8.1.
  5. Gigabyte graphics card support for Windows 8.1.
  6. XFX graphics card support for Windows 8.1.

Sound cards

The crash within audio of PC is the common problem that is encountered by every PC owners. So you must give high priority in the selection of sound cards for Windows 8.1 PC.

  1. Asus sound card for Windows 8.1.
  2. Creative sound card for Windows 8.1.

Network cards

  1. Intel network drivers for Windows 8.1.
  2. Realtak network drivers for Windows 8.1.
  3. Netgear network drivers for Windows 8.1.

Keyboard,, mouse and headsets

  1. Logitech support for Windows 8.1.
  2. HP peripherals for Windows 8.1.
  3. Gigabyte peripherals for Windows 8.1.
  4. Creative support for Windows 8.1.
  5. Cooler Master peripherals for Windows 8.1.

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