You have probably seen your computer notifying you that you need to update your device drivers a couple times of year. You probably just click out of that little notification bubble and go back to whatever you were doing. Or maybe you just got a new computer and whenever you try to use another piece of hardware, it just won’t work, no matter what you do. Well, there is a reason for that. With an updated device driver, computer repair can be done by you, quick and easy!
What is a driver, you ask? A driver is any piece of software that allows your computer to communicate with another piece of hardware or device. Drivers can be used for almost everything you need to do on your computer. Whether you are trying to install a new printer, trying to fix a tech issue, or just want your new computer to run better, there is a driver for almost everything you might need. Software companies release updated drivers every few months as a way of working out kinks, bugs and other complaints that users have reported.
Is one function of your computer system just not operating the way it should be? You might have an outdated driver. Are you trying to install a new work printer and it just won’t complete the installation package? Downloading a new driver is usually free and only takes a few minutes and BANG! You’re in business again! Be sure that when you are downloading a device driver for computer repair or functionality issues that you are getting drivers from a reputable site (typically the company that manufactures your computer) and that you download the right driver for your processing system and the device that you are trying to communicate with.
If you are still having trouble with your computer, bring it in to the experts here at Wisp on the Westbank. We offer FREE diagnostics for all devices that come into the store, so if you can’t figure out what the problem is, we can help! Take a look at our Computer Repair Services Page to get a better idea of what you need help with or call ahead and get a quote from us at 504-309-5322. Our office hours are Monday through Saturday, 10AM until 7PM.