If you need to update your software drivers for your Dell computer or laptop, you can find everything you need starting at the Dell homepage. If you call Dell for help, the customer service agent will walk you through downloading your Dell software update from the website. It is just as easy to learn how to navigate the Dell website yourself.
Finding Dell drivers
If your computer is still under warranty, you can enter the service tag number at Dell online and you will see all the necessary drivers and updates for your software and hardware. If you do not know your service tag, you can choose your computer from a list or browse a list of drivers. The list is handy if you are getting an error message on your computer which says that a driver is missing, because you will know exactly which driver to look for on the list. What operation system are you using? In addition to knowing your computer information, you need to know what operating system you are using. Windows XP drivers will be different from drivers for Windows 7. Dell has driver support on their website, and an option to contact customer support if you need help with your driver. Dell customer care can be through phone support, email, or online chat website support.
Automatic Dell updates
Dell Download Manager If you want Dell to automatically determine when your computer needs a driver, you can use the Dell Download Manager. You can set up when you want your computer to check for drivers and check with Dell for troubleshooting when drivers do not work. the Dell Download Manager will monitor drivers and software, and you can schedule driver downloads so that they will happen at times when you are not using your computer. Large drivers and updates Dell may require you to use the Download Driver if you have a lot of large drivers and updates which you plan to install. Files can be corrupted if they are stopped and then restarted. So, use the Dell Download Manager if you want to safely pause and restart the download. Need for assistance If you need support for an older Dell, Dell.co.uk and Dell.com will still have your computer listed. Notebook drivers are often the same for desktop drivers. So, you might find your computer's software drivers are on a list with other computers.