Note: I created this step by step guide to to accompany my original How To Update Drivers in Windows how-to guide.
Updating drivers can be a little complicated, so this visual tutorial should help clarify any confusion you might have had looking over the how-to.
well received Windows operating systems released by Microsoft.
While for the most part corrected in later patches and updates for the operating system, several initial system stability issues plagued Windows Vista and was a major contributing factor to its poor public image.
A BIOS Driver is the very first software to be executed when booting up your laptop or PC.
For example, you might need to update drivers in Windows 7 for a piece of hardware if you're troubleshooting a problem with the device, if a driver isn't automatically installed during a Windows 7 installation, or if a driver update enables new features you'd like to utilize.
It's important to download a driver directly from its source so you're sure you're getting the most valid, tested, and recent driver possible See How To Find and Download Drivers From Manufacturer Websites if you need help.
As you can see in the screenshot above, I've visited Intel's site to download the driver for my Intel-based network card.
Two additional editions, All editions of Windows Vista are available in either 32-bit or 64-bit versions except for Windows Vista Starter, which is only available in a 32-bit format.
The following hardware is required, at a minimum, to run Windows Vista.