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How to update drivers with Windows Update in Windows 11

Drivers (drivers) are pieces of software that control hardware. A Bluetooth driver, or a HID device allow devices to connect to your computer.

Drivers are never installed automatically in Windows 10 or Windows 11, and required some manual active before you can update them automatically. You can see these instructions in the video below.

If you prefer not to work with Windows Update, it is also possible to update drivers through the hardware vendor.

1. Open settings in Windows 11

Open settings in Windows 11.

3. Click on Windows Update

Under Windows Update, click on: Advanced Options.

3. Click on the advanced options -> optional updates button

Click on the advanced options -> optional updates button

4. Choose the desired drivers you want to update

Below, you have the option of installing specific drivers that Microsoft may offer.

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