How to Download and Update Audio Driver for Windows 10

Jun. 21, 2018 / Updated by Bessie Shaw to Windows Driver Solutions

The audio driver plays an important role in the sound card performance. No matter what brand of sound card you are using on your Windows 10 PC, you shall regularly download and update the audio driver for Windows 10.

Method 1. Download Audio Driver for Windows 10 via Device Manager

Without the suitable audio driver or sound card driver for Windows 10, your sound card won't work properly. You could use Device Manager to download the right audio driver, such as HP audio driver for Windows 10, Lenovo audio driver for Windows 10, Dell audio driver for Windows 10, Acer audio driver for Windows 10, Asus audio driver for Windows 10, Intel audio driver for Windows 10, etc. Do the following:

Step 1. Press Win+R to open the Run dialog

Step 2. Type devmgmt.msc and click OK

Step 3. Expand Sound, Video and Game Controller

Step 4. Right-click on the sound card device with a yellow exclamation mark next to it

Step 5. Select Update Driver Software

Step 6. Follow the onscreen wizard to update the sound card driver for Windows 10

See Also: Free Download, Update Sound Card Drivers for Windows Laptop/Desktop

Method 2. Download and Update Sound Driver for Windows 10 with Driver Talent

It will take you much time to download and update audio driver for Windows 10 in Device Manager, such as Dolby Advanced audio driver, HP Beats audio driver, etc. To save time, you can adopt a professional driver download utility tool like Driver Talent to help you automatically download and install audio driver in 2 minutes.

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With Driver Talent, you could one-click download and update the appropriate audio driver for Windows 10 to fix the driver incompatibility problem.

1. Scan Your Computer

Click the “Scan” button. Driver Talent will perform a full scan of your computer and identify all problematic drivers in seconds.

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2. Download and Update Audio Driver for Windows 10

Once there are outdated, corrupted, broken or missing audio drivers, you could one-click “Repair” to fix them with the best-matched audio driver for Windows 10. Driver Talent also enables you to click “Update” to update all your drivers to the newest version. But don’t always update what ain’t broken for stability reason.

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3. Reboot Your Computer

Restart your computer once the installation of the audio driver for Windows 10 is completed.

Note: It’s very important to back up you drivers with Driver Talent prior to a new Windows 10 audio driver update in case of driver crashes.

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