Last updated September 15th, 2013 at 09:22 pm
Finding drivers for the unknown devices after the installation of the windows operating system in your device is the most tough job. Way back in the earliest versions of the windows this problem was like a monster and in the most recent versions like Windows 7 and windows vista, it is solved to some extent. In these versions of the windows, the operating system automatically install the drivers by detecting the devices connected to the “system”. But these versions too create problem for some “systems” and do not install the relative drivers for some devices, usually driver for “sound card” do not work properly. To install these drivers there are couple of options which are, buying a “Drivers Package” from the market or internet, or by using Vendor and device id, these drivers can also be downloaded from the internet. In all these options “Drivers Package” is a nice way, but if you do not want to use this option then we have another choice for you. The drivers for the unknown devices can also be installed by the “Unknown Device Identifying Software” which detect and automatically search for the drivers online using internet. This is also a nice way to find drivers for the unknown devices In windows. There are many software like these in the market but today we are going to tell how to install drivers for the unknown devices in windows easily using “Unknown Device Identifier”. The name of the software which we are using in this tutorial is “Unknown Device Identifier”. Below is the complete step by step guide on this tutorial.
1: Download “Unknown Device Identifier”
First Of all you have to download this program from its website, to go on their website, click here. After downloading the software install it by following the instructions, after installing open the program. Every time when you will open this program, it will analyze all the devices and drivers in the computer and then it will show a list of all these.
2: How To Find The Drivers
In the list program will highlight the unknown devices with “Red color” as shown in the picture below. To get options for these devices “right click” on any of them, then you will find some options as shown in the picture below.
Click on “Find Driver” in this menu of options, then the program will search for the drivers for the particular device on internet using search engine. The query and results will like as shown below. Then using these search results you can easily find drivers for any device and can make it work. Using this program you can also contact directly to vendor for the drivers as shown in the picture, you can print the driver details and you can also backup your drivers for the future use.
So, this is the tutorial on how to find drivers for the unknown devices in windows easily. This tutorial will help you a lot in finding the missing drivers for the unknown devices during installation of the windows in your computer. After finding the drivers you can turn unknown devices in to known devices and can fully enjoy your computer. We hope you will like the tutorial but stay in touch with us because we have something more to share with you.