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Tutorial - Reinstall Drivers You Backed up with Device Manager

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You can put as much emphasis on drivers - the soul of hardware components. It can be awful with drivers missing or unusable. The free driver backup tool backs up all your specified drivers and saves them into well organized folders and when you want to restore them, you can easily find the one you need. Now, you can rest assured that any problems regarding driver restoration can be conquered.

Step 1. Activate Device Manager

Start your computer and log in to your Windows operating system. Right-click on "Computer" and select the "Properties" button.

Activate Device Manager Click "Device Manager" to activate the "Device Manager" window.

Tips: Opening "Device Manager" can be a slightly different process depending on the version of Windows you're running. In general, you just need to find the Control Panel, double click "System" and find the "Device Manager" button there. In the Windows 7 Control Panel, Device Manager is under the System group. You can also right-click My Computer (or Computer in Windows 7), click "Manage" and then click on "Device Driver."

Activate Device Manager

Step 2. Reinstall the Driver

The missing drivers will be marked with yellow exclamation points. Right-click on the exact device and select the "Update Driver Software..." button.

Choose the Specified Driver
Click "Browse my computer for driver software" to choose the driver you want to reinstall from a particular location.

Reinstall the Driver

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