Windows® Sound Driver Update
What is sound driver utility and how to update Windows sound driver?
A sound card is an interior part of the system that processes sound files or audio files in order to provide high-quality playback through computer speakers. A sound card in the system is responsible to handle the voice files and the music files in any of the formats including .MP3, .WAV etc. The sound card interface in a system is integrated in the backside of the system. The quality of the sound in the system mainly depends on the sound card and the speakers of the system. The speakers in the system can be directly connected to the sound card installed in to the system. The sound drivers are necessary to support all of these functionalities of the sound card inserted in to the system. Proper updation of the sound driver will bring you more features. The driver utility in Windows system helps you to find the latest and compatible drivers for the system. The sound device in the system and the system software will be examined while searching or the driver updates. Intel sound driver utility is one of the best one available.
Following are some of the ways through which you could update the sound driver:
- Authorized website
- Using Device Manager
- Third party software
If you have much time to search for sound drivers for the Windows system yourself, then you can do so. You can get these drivers form a number of websites. But, to get the latest driver, you need to visit the right website. The official website of the system is the best option for searching and updating the sound driver in the system. For this, you need to note the system details and device details at first. Then, visit the manufacturer website and enter these details in specified column and just click the download button to accept these drivers.
Using Device Manager
You can use the Device Manager of the Windows system to find the latest sound drivers for the system. You can access the Device Manager from the Control Panel and select the device for which, you need to get the latest drivers. Next step is to click the 'Update' button located near to the device. As you have selected the Update button, just switch on Internet connection in the system and you will get latest updates installed in the system.
There is a number of third party update software available in market which can help you in getting latest sound driver for your Windows systems. Examples of such software include the DriverScanner. These are useful to keep you from the need for checking for driver versions. It is easy to scan all software as well as hardware installed in your system.
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