Top 2 Ways to Download and Update Intel USB 3.0 Driver for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP

Jun. 24, 2022 / Updated by Bessie Shaw to Windows Driver Solutions

Plugging an external USB device directly into one of the USB 3.0 ports on your computer, such as a USB mouse, a USB keyboard or a USB drive, you need to install the appropriate Intel USB 3.0 driver to ensure it works. Below are top 2 methods to help you download and update the right Intel USB 3.0 driver.

See Also: How to Free Download, Install or Update USB Driver on Your Laptop or Desktop

Method 1: Download and Install Intel USB 3.0 Driver on Intel Website

Head over to the Intel Drivers & Software Download page to manually download and install your required Intel USB 3.0 driver. There are 3 options for your choice: (1) Automatically update your drivers; (2) Search downloads; (3) Search a product. Take the Intel USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver download as an example.


Step 1. Type Intel USB 3.0 Driver and select Intel USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver.


Step 2. You will get to the direct download page. Select “Drivers” under “Any Download Type”.


Step 3. Click on the correct USB 3.0 driver name that matches your Intel chipset series.

Step 4. Download the Intel USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver.

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Note: The Intel® USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver is not supported in Windows XP or Windows Vista.

Method 2: Download and Update Intel USB 3.0 Driver via Driver Talent on Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP

If you know little about computer and don’t know download which version of the Intel USB 3.0 driver, or you can’t find the exact USB 3.0 driver from the official website, you could apply a widely-used drivers download utility Driver Talent. It is the best effective way. Driver Talent could smartly detect your driver issues, and then download and install the best-matched Intel USB 3.0 driver for your computer. It supports Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP.

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Take the following 3 easy steps to download and update the Intel USB 3.0 driver:

1.Scan Your PC

Launch Driver Talent. Click “Scan” to identify all your driver issues.

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2. Download and Install Intel USB 3.0 Driver

Click “Peripheral drivers”, you will enter the “Peripheral Drivers” menu to install the Intel USB 3.0 driver. The USB driver that fits your need will show up and click “Install” to install the most appropriate Intel USB 3.0 driver.

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3. Restart Your PC

After the Intel USB 3.0 driver is installed, restart your PC for the changes to come into effect.

Note: In addition to drivers download and update, Drive Talent comes with other premium features, such as drivers backup, drivers restore, system restore, drivers pre-download for another PC, etc.

If Windows prompts "This device cannot start. (Code 10)" in Device Manager, please see How to Troubleshoot “This Device Cannot Start. (Code 10)” – USB Device Error Code 10 for instructions.

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