Update Windows 8 Drivers using Uniblue DriverScanner 2013

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How often do you check for driver updates on your Windows computer? There are many users who don’t look for drivers updates. Outdated drivers can cause many issues like system crash or BSoD or freezing of PC and many more. To avoid this kind of issues from occurring on your system, it is recommended to update the system drivers frequently. But, there are user’s who don’t have much time to look for driver update and install them. Here is the tutorial how you can update your drivers automatically using Uniblue DriverScanner 2013.

Update Windows 8 drivers uniblue DriverScanner 2013

The familiar way to search for or update your device driver is from the Device manager. You can also download the latest drivers from the manufacturer’s website. If you are one among them who are busy with work or don’t have spare time in looking for driver update and manually updating them, then you can install a utility tool named Uniblue DriverScanner 2013.

The driver scanner saves your time by automatically scanning your system and presenting with the list of device drivers that need to be updated.

Uniblue DriverScanner 2013 is software that scans your system for outdated drivers and informs you upon finding any latest updates. To carry out the process, firstly, you need to download and install DriverScanner. Next, hit the Start Scan button and the scanner starts scanning your system.

uninlue driverscanner 2013 start scan

Once the scan is completed, it will present you a list of Drivers whose updates are available. It also shows the Drivers age and Version details for the drivers that currently exist on your Windows 8 system along with the latest drivers available, by clicking on Learn more option you can achieve the mentioned details.

scan result

driverscan details drivers

You can download all the Driver updates at a time by clicking on Download all button. But, this can’t be recommended to all, it’s better to download and install one Driver at a time. Try inspecting whether your computer runs fine after you have downloaded and installed a driver, if it does so, then go for the next download and installation of updates for the next driver.

driver scanner safe to install

If any case there is any issue related with driver on the system can be easily identified and you can fix the issue. If you don’t and install all the drivers all at a time, it can cause your system to be instable. Make sure to set a restore point before installing any drivers, so that you can get back to earlier state if any problem occurs. But, interestingly DriverScanner 2013 creates a system restore point every time it installs a new driver. You can see the settings under the Manage tab.

driver scanner manage

The downloaded Drivers get saved in the C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Uniblue\DriverScanner\drivers by default

While installing any driver using scanner, you are informed whether it is safe to install that particular driver. It also allows you to report for any problematic Drivers.

Under the Settings tab, you can fix any settings related to the program. You can change Scan settings, Download settings, Proxy settings and more.

driver scanner settings

Drivers need to be updated frequently to make your device run smoothly and prevent any device operational problems. The latest the driver, the better is the device performance.

Now, you don’t have to spend much time in looking for drivers update, as this can be achieved easily with Uniblue DriverScanner 2013.


Priyanka contributes to the Computer and Gadgets section on Techcular.

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