Intel chipset device software failed? Intel graphics card not detected? Intel network adapter not found? You may have experienced the Intel device not working problem. More often than not, Intel device errors are caused by driver-related issues. If the Intel drivers are outdated, corrupted, missing, broken or incompatible, the Intel devices will be surely not working properly.
The workable solution is to install the latest Intel drivers for your Intel devices on your Windows 64-bit or 32-bit computer, like the new Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP or Windows Vista. We’ll detail how to update Intel drivers, either manually or with Intel driver update utility.
The most common Intel driver downloads and updates including laptop Intel drivers, desktop PC Intel drivers, and notebook Intel drivers are as follows:
Intel chipset drivers
Intel video drivers
Intel core 2 duo drivers
Intel network drivers
Intel graphics drivers
Intel drivers ubuntu 14.04
Intel drivers ubuntu 15.04
Intel processors drivers
Please note that one specific Windows Operating system requires the compatible Intel drivers that match it. For example, you need Intel drivers download for Windows 7 64 bit, Intel drivers download for Windows 7 32 bit, Intel drivers update for Windows 8 or Windows 8.1, Intel drivers for Windows 10, the drivers for Windows 8 will not be compatible with the new Windows 10, and so forth.
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There are 2 best solutions to download or update the compatible Intel drivers on your computer to make the Intel device work properly.
You can try the professional Intel Driver Update Utility, Driver Talent (formerly called DriveTheLife), to quickly identify the Intel driver problems and instantly download the compatible and latest Intel drivers to update. You don’t need any Intel drivers update utility license key because this tool is totally free. Just download and install Driver Talent on your computer and it will update all Intel drivers for free. Unlike other tools, this Intel driver update utility never failed or timed out, which is favored by millions of people.
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Step 1. Run Driver Talent on your computer and click "Scan". It will have a safe scan to identify Intel driver problems.
Step 2. In the scan result, you will see all driver status. You can download or update the drivers for Intel hardware.
Step 3. For the USB-connected Intel devices, go to the “Peripheral Drivers” menu. You can install drivers for the connected USB Intel devices, like the keyboard, the mouse, the printer, etc.
You can also go to the manufacturer’s website to download the Intel drivers manually. This requires you to know the model number and type of your Intel devices.
Step 1. Go to http://www.intel.com
Step 2. Click on “Menu”, “Support”, “Downloads and Drivers”, and choose “Browse for Drivers” or “Automatically Find Drivers and Software”. Follow the onscreen instructions.
Note: The drivers for old Windows OS, like Windows Vista or XP, may not be available on the Intel website. If you can’t find the drivers in the website, go to Solution 1 above and try Driver Talent.
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