Driver Detective guide

The fast solution for automatic drivers installing

Step 1) Fast Installation

To solve driver problems and automated drivers updating process, download the program installer (about 1 Mb). Driver Detective need .NET 2.0 installed, so if you have Windows XP (with old SP services), the program download for you the required component automatically.

If you have installed latest OS like XP with SP3, Windows 7 or Vista, the .NET is already installed on your computer.

After you choice the install directory (usual under program folder) press Install button and in few seconds the programm will be installed and ready to use.

Step 2) Start the automatic Driver Scan

Driver Detective has an “UniversalMatchIntelligence” option and usually is capable to discover your computer’s brand automatically, it will be show in open window program, for that press Auto Select button.

If instead we are using a custom PC, this wasn’t a problem, you can use the first option (my computer is custom) and then press the button Scan Now.

The scan will now search your computer for all hardwares and peripheral devices, connecting to biggest online drivers database and in few seconds will show the results.

Step 3) Look for Hardware with old or no Drivers and Updating

Now we can see results summary screen shows every obsolete driver already installed (red color), the hardware devices without any drivers (yellow color) and updated drivers (green color) while in blue there are system drivers.

Let’s go to see the Driver details: each driver founded, has three small icons on the right, 1 for download (the floppy disk), 1 for information (red cross) and last a small “?” icon that let a direct contact to DriverDetective support, where is possible to ask doubts about drivers updating if we are unsure.

If you want download all the drivers that your computer need automatically, simply press Next.

Step 4) Fastest Download Driver Updates

Now is possible to choice every drivers you want to download, in few seconds we got what we need from Driver Detective database. All the files were already check for integrity, are without virus, and just controlled for the hardware installed. The provess is simply thanks to integrated download manager:


The drivers that you got come from manufacturer, and after every download you need to install from the downloaded files.

A way for see a list of all hardware devices is go in your PC’s Device Manager (click on Control Panel and then System).

Driver Detective supports both Windows 32-64 bit operative system versions, even with Windows 7.

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