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How to Manually Install a Driver in Windows 10.

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(This post was last modified: 08-29-2016, 06:22 PM by X3non. )

Not all drivers needed by your windows 10 computer can be downloaded via windows update. You have to manually install some drivers to your windows computer. Follow the steps below to manually install a driver in windows 10 computer.

HOW TO MANUALLY INSTALL A DRIVER IN WINDOWS 10.

Not all drivers are recognize by Microsoft, those unrecognize drivers are called digitally unsigned drivers. You must disable Driver Signature Enforcement before you can manually install an unsigned driver on your windows 10 computer. Check our tutorial on how to disable driver signature enforcement in windows 10.
  • Download the needed driver from a trusted source and place it in a location/path you can navigate to easily.
  • Open device manager (Rigth click on windows 10 start menu and click on device manager).
  • Click on any of the available drivers in device manager, click on the Action tab and select Add legacy hardware.
  • Click next on the pop-up Window.
  • On the new window, select install the hardware that I manually select from a list (Advanced), and click the Next button.
  • Click Next again.
  • Click on the Have disk button >> browse and navigate to the location/path of the driver you want to manually install.
  • Click on the and then on OK.
  • Click Next and finish after installing the driver.
HOW TO MANUALLY UPDATE A DRIVER IN WINDOWS 10.

  • Navigate to device manager.
  • Right click on the driver you want to manually update and select Automatic Update or Install manually if you have already downloaded the latest version of the driver to your Pc.
  • If you chose automatic update, your Pc will use windows update to search for the latest version of the driver and install it on your Pc.
  • If you have already downloaded the latest version to your Pc, use the steps above to manually update the driver.



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