Downloading and updating Lenovo drivers is essential for the proper functioning of your Lenovo computer and other Lenovo devices. If Lenovo drivers are obsolete, missing, corrupt, broken or incompatible, conflicts and errors will occur. For example, if the driver of the Lenovo sound card is missing, no sound comes out of the speaker or microphone. if the keyboard or mouse drivers are out of date, the keyboard or mouse will not work properly; if the wireless driver is incompatible, you will not connect to the wireless network or Wi-Fi, etc.
The best way to keep your PC running at full speed is to update your drivers. If your system is slow, unresponsive, or hangs often, the problem may be with your drivers. Sometimes, after upgrading to a newer operating system, such as Windows 10, problems may occur because your current driver can only work with an older version of Windows. To download and update your drivers manually or automatically, follow the instructions below.
Way 1: Update the Drivers Manually
You can visit the official Lenovo website to search for and download the latest Windows 10 drivers for your PC. The following steps are for driver download from Lenovo. Before you begin, make sure you know the PC model and the specific operating system you are using.
- Go to the Lenovo website.
- Click Laptops.
- Select Serial to the one your PC belongs to. For example, if you are using Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 11e, select the 11th series. You can identify the correct series by checking the displayed full name.
- Select Sub-series.
- Click Show All.
- Scroll to and select a component for which you want to update the driver. And select the operating system Windows 10 64-bit or Windows 32-bit. If you are unsure of the specific version of Windows 10 that your PC is running, see Getting the OS version quickly (Windows)
Then the drivers will be listed. You can see several options. Identify the correct driver to download. It is recommended to download the latest version.
Way 2: Update the Drivers via Device Manager
Follow these steps to install new audio drivers through the Device Manager.
1.Press Win + R (Windows key and R key) at the same time. A Run dialog box will appear. Then the Device Manager will open.
2.In Device Manager, locate the device for which you want to update the driver. Right click on it and select Update Driver Software …. (Take for example the update of the audio driver.)
3.Click Search Automatically to obtain the updated driver software. Then Windows will search and install the new driver for you.