Updating the drivers by yourself can be a tedious task. After all, you will have to check each hardware part of your computer, check out the version of its drivers, download its newest update, and then install it on your computer. It can be especially hard for those who are not that knowledgeable with computers and those who are always in a hurry. To solve this, users can simply download the application named DriverFix. It is aimed towards making the whole process much easier with minimal effort from the user.
DriverFix is a one-stop application for updating the different drivers of the computer. It is primarily aimed for users who want a very easy way of promoting system stability and reducing errors in the computer. Because drivers are responsible for connecting your hardware parts such as the printer, mouse, and keyboard to the computer, it is important for them to always be updated. DriverFix lessens the work to be done by the user by doing the process of driver scanning, downloading, and installing in the computer by itself. It comes with a free and a paid version.
The application was developed by Blueroad Technologies Limited and is continuously developed to be able to use newer drivers made by manufacturers.
The application can be downloaded on their website. Here, users can simply click the “Download” button which will put the installer in their computer. From here, the application will ask for the destination path of the application where it will be installed, the language to be used, and more. The process only takes up to 5 minutes to finish. Here, they can also see the license agreement and user privacy agreement of the application.
After installing the application, it can be finally launched. Here, the application will be used to do a thorough scan of the different drivers of the computers. It will check for the different parts of the hardware and list out the status of each one in a single list. Here, users can see if the different drivers are updated or not. They can then either update selected ones or choose to update all of them. This whole process will include the downloading and installation process which is why it can take up to 30 minutes in case you have a lot of outdated drivers in your computer.
DriverFix comes with a driver backup tool which can create copies of the current drivers that are installed in your computer. This will come in handy in case their update of a new driver fails and in case the user themselves choose to use an outdated driver. This ensures that the whole process is safe and does not damage your computer.
Aside from this, it also comes with an update scheduler. This tool can make the whole driver updating process based on a schedule to be followed automatically by the computer. Through this, the user can have the most updated drivers even if they forget to open the application themselves. This is a very useful tool as drivers are usually updated by its manufacturer monthly and on a regular basis which means that new updates are constantly released. With the newest drivers, users can avoid bugs and issues and have more system stability.
The application will get their drivers from an online database which contains up to 18 million of these. These are genuine and are safe for computers. This ensures that the computer can optimize all types of drivers.
Uninstalling DriverFix is the same with any other apps. To do this, users simply need to click the “This PC” button of File Manager. From here, they can click “Uninstall or change a program” from the options. From here, a list of the different applications of the computer will be shown. Simply look for the DriverFix application and then click the “Uninstall” button. Finally, users can confirm the process to delete all of its traces in the computer. Even after this, the drivers installed by the app will still be in the computer which ensures that its modifications to it will not be erased.
To install DriverFix onto your computer, users can simply download the installer from their website. To use the application, users only need to allow the app to scan for their outdated drivers and either update selected ones or update all drivers. Finally, they can uninstall the application through Windows’ file manager.