Unlike a driver update, these updates should only be performed for users who are experiencing hardware related issues with their drives.
Using Windows Update (Windows 10)Using Windows Update (Windows 8)Using Windows Update (Windows 7)Using Device Manager (Any Windows Version)Manually Installing Drivers (Any Windows Version)Updating Mac Drivers Community Q&A This wiki How teaches how to update the software, called "drivers," that control the hardware connected to your computer.
We recommend you visit our modem drivers page for a listing of manufacturers and their driver update pages to obtain the latest drivers.
Some modem manufacturers may also have firmware updates that upgrade the modem to support new standards such as V.90 or correct hardware issues with the modem.
Users using a USB or Fire Wire keyboard may need drivers for their operating system to properly support the keyboard.
Unless you are utilizing a unique mouse with special buttons, wheels, or other features you should not require any drivers.
They say the average computer lifespan has recently shrunk to two years [source: Greenpeace].