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What Is The Difference Between The Trial Version And The Registered Version Of Advanced Driver Updater?

The trial version of Advanced Driver Updater allows updating one driver at a time. In contrast, registered users can update all outdated drivers with a single click by clicking the Update All button.

What Makes Advanced Driver Updater A Trusted And Safe To Use Driver Updater?

Advanced Driver Updater is a powerful driver updating tool developed by one of the trusted names in PC optimization with a huge 6 lac plus drivers database. To update drivers, the tool automatically cross-checks installed driver versions with the drivers in the database and helps update drivers for 670,6330 devices. It works on Windows 11,10,8.1,8 7, and thoroughly scans the system to detect outdated drivers, guaranteeing users have the latest and updated drivers installed. Furthermore, the tool takes a backup of old drivers for precautionary sake. All this and the advanced features of Advanced Driver Updater make it a reliable, safe-to-use driver updating tool.

How To Update Outdated Drivers?

To update outdated drivers detected by Advanced Driver Updater, follow these steps:
  • Download and install Advanced Driver Updater.
  • Run the tool and click Start Scan Now to identify outdated drivers.
  • Once the scan is finished, you will get a list of outdated drivers. Review the list and update corrupt, missing, or incompatible drivers.
  • To individually update drivers click Update drive next to it. However, click on the Update All button to update all outdated drivers at once.
  • Restart the system to save changes.

What are the advantages of using Advanced Driver Updater?

A driver is a software code that helps the PC communicate with the connected computer hardware and software. When drivers get outdated, performance issues with hardware connectivity are encountered. The best way to avoid such problems is to update outdated drivers responsible for slowing down the PC, causing system freezes, crashes, decreasing gaming performance, and making the system vulnerable. Use Advanced Driver Updater to update all outdated drivers in one & enjoy enhanced PC performance.

How to register Advanced Driver Updater?

To register the product, please follow the steps below:
  • Launch Advanced Driver Updater.
  • Click on the Register Now option on the top right corner of the program screen.
  • In the new window that opens, copy and paste your email id and license key in the respective fields.
  • Click on the Register Now button.
The program will be registered.
Now you can use the full version and update the latest drivers on your PC.
To enter the key please see attached screenshots below:

Advanced Driver Updater Screen Shot

Advanced Driver Updater Screen Shot

One of my devices stopped working after updating drivers.

  • Launch Advanced Driver Updater.
  • Click on the Restore tab.
  • Select the backup of the respective date and click on Load Backup button.
  • Now, check mark the device driver you wish to restore and click on Restore button.
This will roll back to the previous driver.

Advanced Driver Updater Screen Shot

Advanced Driver Updater Screen Shot

How to restore the backup of the previous drivers?

  • Launch Advanced Driver Updater.
  • Click on the Restore tab.
  • Select the backup of the respective date and click on Load Backup button.
  • Now, check mark the device driver you wish to restore and click on Restore button.
This will roll back to the previous driver.

Advanced Driver Updater Screen Shot

Advanced Driver Updater Screen Shot

Advanced Driver Updater shows some outdated drivers but does not update them.

It may be possible you are using the free scan-only version of the product.

You can only view the outdated drivers in the free scan-only version.

To update the outdated drivers, please purchase a license key and register the program; you can then update to the latest drivers.

How to add incompatible drivers to the exclusion list?

To add incompatible drivers to the exclusion list, please follow the steps below:
  • Perform a driver scan by clicking on the Scan Now button.
  • From the scan results, click on the Ignore option below the driver you wish to exclude.
On subsequent scans, the drivers added to the exclusion list will not be displayed in the scan results and will not be updated.

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Not able to update the drivers. Get the error message "Check your internet connection" even though internet is working fine.

Please add adu.exe to the allow list/exclusion list of your firewall/anti-virus and then try to update the drivers again, it should work.

How to take a full backup of the existing system drivers?

To take the backup of the existing drivers, please follow the steps below:
  • Launch Advanced Driver Updater.
  • Now, click on the Backup tab.
  • Here, select the type of backup you wish to take, whether a full backup or backup of specific drivers and click Next.
  • If you chose full backup, the backup will begin. If you chose to take a backup of specific drivers, a list of drivers will be shown and you can check mark the drivers you wish to back up.
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How to disable Advanced Driver Updater from launching at startup and running a scan?

To disable Advanced Driver Updater from launching at startup, please follow the steps below:
  • Launch Advanced Driver Updater.
  • Click on the Settings > General tab and uncheck the setting "Launch at Windows startup and start a driver scan".
  • Click on the Apply button to save the settings.
This will disable the program from launching at Windows startup.

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