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Anyone know programs that can scan my computer for out of date drivers?


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#1 CalusBlade

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Posted 17 December 2015 - 08:33 PM

So I updated a few drivers already but I can't help but feel there are still some out of date.  Are there any programs that scan for out of date drivers?


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Posted 17 December 2015 - 08:42 PM

Drivers don't really need updating in most cases. If the device works, it works.

 

You can get some advantages by updating your chipset, video and network drivers (check your machine model page on your manufacturers website), but more often than not these provide little benefit and only fix bugs that occur in some instances/configurations.

 

AVOID driver updating software like the plague. They hose systems, break devices, download malware and add unnecessary system strain with no benefit.






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