Avast driver updater

In this article, we will investigate what is Avast Driver Updater and its functionality.

What is Avast Driver Updater?

Avast Software is a Czech company developing information security software. Avast introduced its Driver Updater, a tool that searches for outdated drivers and updates them with one click. Missing or outdated drivers are detected through smart scanning and updated to prevent crashes, errors, and PC connection problems. The tool is backed by an extensive database of over 127,000 device drivers to ensure that users always get the latest and stable device drivers for the system. This software checks and updates drivers to decrease and avert problems with devices that users connect to their computers, such as printers and scanners, mice and keyboards, headphones, cameras, monitors, and other external devices.

It helps novice users improve their computer experience. With its help, the user will be able to search, identify and install missing drivers or update outdated software components. Due to this, the user with minimal effort will be able to stabilize the operation of the operating system and speed up the computer.

In the trial version of the program, you can only search and view information about new driver versions. To automatically download and update drivers, you need to purchase the program. Also, in the trial version, the functions of backing up installed drivers are available.


The developers made sure that the program runs in the background and does not interfere with the user performing other tasks. The application loads the processor to a minimum, but at the same time automatically controls the operation of drivers and monitors the latest updates on the Web.

You can download the program from the official website or from other trusted resources. You will need a key to activate. Keys are constantly updated, so it’s best to look for the most recent version right away.

The main functions of the application include:

  • Automatically search, download and set up or update drivers. Only official updates are installed.
  • The built-in task scheduler allows you to configure the automatic start of the scan mode.
  • The program works in the background, but at the same time, it optimizes the operation of the operating system, improves and stabilizes the PC.

In addition, using this program, you can create backup copies of drivers for further installation on any hardware.


The program has many advantages. These include:

  • The program very quickly finds the latest driver versions, installs them, or updates existing drivers without slowing down the computer.
  • Using the application, you can select updates for any equipment, in particular, printers, scanners, processors, adapters, and digital cameras.
  • The program can create backups for quick data recovery. The application also has integrated tools for importing archives.
  • The application has minimal system requirements, so it can be installed on almost any computer without fear that the application will slow down the system. The application itself takes up a minimum amount of hard disk space.
  • The software has an extremely simple and intuitive interface. It is made in Russian, so even novice users will have no problems using the application.

Unable to connect to Nvidia

Nvidia is constantly making changes to the software that manages the operation of video cards. Installing the latest drivers will allow you to get the best performance in games. In this article, we will explore how to install Nvidia drivers.

Why there is a problem with the connection to Nvidia?

The Nvidia update utility lets you instantly know when new drivers are available. This function is extremely useful not only for computer game lovers. Professional software is extremely demanding on the version of the control software. But with this utility, you can get all the freshest. The owner of a home PC or laptop is given the opportunity to either automate the update process or control everything manually.

In the first case, the utility will collect all the required data about the device, search for “fresh” drivers, download and install them on its own. In the second case, to check for updates, you will need to start it manually. Then Nvidia driver update will collect data about the component and find the necessary software on the network.

In automatic mode, this solution also allows you to receive information about the release of fresh controllers in real time. Notifications will help to update in a timely manner. With each update, the functionality is expanded. Drivers increase the stability of the device.

Nvidia is constantly making changes to the software that controls the operation of video cards. Typically, new drivers are released every few weeks. So, GeForce utility is free management software from NVIDIA. With the help of the utility, you can update drivers in automatic mode, optimize games for the technical parameters of the system, record and broadcast the gameplay.

The Nvidia GeForce includes a wide range of features, including:

  • Automatic game optimization
  • Record and Create Auto Gameplay Highlights with Nvidia ShadowPlay
  • Stream live gameplay from GeForce Experience to Facebook, Twitch, and YouTube.
  • Screen capture and filtering
  • Automatically updates Nvidia GPU drivers
  • Stream play on Nvidia Shield devices

How to install drivers for Nvidia?

In order to correctly update the drivers of the Nvidia video card, the company has an excellent service that will help you easily and correctly carry out this necessary procedure. Firstly, you need to go to the service page (opens in a new browser window). If you do not know exactly which video card is used in your computer, on the page that opens, click the “Auto-Detecr Your GPU” button, which means approximately “Automatic detection of your GPU”.

On the plugin installation page, click the “Agree and start free download” button. After downloading, install the plugin as a regular program. If java is already on your computer, this step will be skipped and a window will appear indicating the model of your video card. If the driver needs to be updated, the Download driver button will appear.

We press it and get to the download page, where we press the Agree & Download button, after which the download of the driver we need will begin.

In this service, there is also a manual search for the required software, where you need to specify the model of the operating system.