Tom's Guide: Keep Your Drivers & Software Updated Hassle-Free

Keeping your computer and its drivers up-to-date is no picnic. However, it's hard to argue with the benefits of regularly applying available software updates. Aside from keeping your computer protected against vulnerabilities, the various patches and updates can also offer new features and improvements to your software. Check out Tom's Guide's 'Keep Your Drivers & Software Updated Hassle-Free' for some of the best automatic update management programs.

Keeping your device drivers and software updated can be a big factor in making sure your computer runs well and you get the most out of each component and peripheral in your machine. Still tracking down each and every driver for obscure little devices and keeping abreast of the latest updates can be a laborious chore. Automatic update management programs can cut down on the hassle by checking that your software and drivers are up to date, backing them up, and automatically updating them when a new version is released. Here are a few to get you started.

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  • Anonymous
    >Tom's Hardware - The Authority on Tech
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    This site has gotten ridiculous now.
  • reprotected
    If you are not having issues with your hardware, you don't really need to update. Unless the update provides more performance or compatibility for whatever you are using, there is no need.
  • aoneone
    And to elaborate more on updating, studies show that constant updating with newer versions of drivers actually HINDER or degrades the performance of the driver and the hardware used. If the drivers are already stable then it is capable enough and/or is of optimal in performance. with your hardware.

    Don't kill the messenger!! Just to let you updating freaks know. ^_^ ~cheers.

    already stable drivers are capable enough and /or is optimal in performance