We highly recommend doing a backup prior to making any changes to your computer. Click here to learn how to do a backup with PC HelpSoft Driver Updater.
Click ‘My Downloads’ icon on the home screen of program. Select the driver and click ‘install’ button or double click the driver name to install it. Driver Updater will prompt to backup current drivers before installing new drivers. We suggest users complete this step.
Note: Windows will usually prompt users to reboot the machine after installing every new driver. But you may wait to reboot until all drivers are installed completely.
Click ‘Install’ button, drivers will be extracted to the path:documentDriverUpdaterTempdriver name
Windows 2000 & Windows XP
C:Documents and Settingscurrent accountMy DocumentsDriverUpdaterTempdriver name
Windows Vista & Windows 7
C:Userscurrent accountDocumentsDriverUpdaterTempdriver name
For example: Realtek RTL 8136/8168/819 series network card drivers. After click ‘Install’ butto in Driver Download Manager, Driver Updater will extract the zip file to C:UsersAdministratorDocumentsDriverUpdaterTemprealtek_rtl8100e_6218_vista.
Find the setup executable file, double click it to install
There is no setup program in some drivers, you must install those drivers manually
1. Right click ‘My computer’ icon on desktop. Select ‘Properties’.
2. Go to the ‘tasks’ bar and click the ‘Device manager’.
3. Find and double-click the network controller.
4. Click ‘Update drivers’ button to open ‘Hardware Update’ Wizard.
5. Click ‘Browse’ button to select the folder that the extracting drivers file is in.
Click next button. Windows will automatically find a suitable drivers file to install.