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Best Ways to Download and Install WiFi Driver for Your PC


How to Download Wifi Driver to Your Computer




Do you want to connect your computer to a wireless network and access the internet? If so, you need a wifi driver that is compatible with your wifi device and operating system. A wifi driver is a software component that enables communication between the operating system and the wifi device. Without a wifi driver, your computer cannot detect or connect to any wifi network.


In this article, we will show you how to download wifi driver to your computer, how to check your current wifi driver version and status, how to update your wifi driver automatically or manually, and how to reinstall or roll back your wifi driver if needed. We will also answer some frequently asked questions about wifi drivers.




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What is a Wifi Driver and Why Do You Need It?




A Wifi Driver is a Software Component that Enables Communication Between the Operating System and the Wifi Device




A wifi driver is a collection of files that provide media access control and is responsible for the interaction between the device and the transmission channel. It is a software program installed on your hard disk that allows your operating system to communicate with your wireless and network adapters. The wifi driver for Windows 10 is used for the Windows 10 wireless network adapters and makes the wireless adapter work properly on your PC.


You Need a Wifi Driver to Connect to Wireless Networks and Access the Internet




If you want to use wifi on your computer, you need a wifi driver that matches your wifi device and operating system. A wifi driver enables your computer to detect available wifi networks, connect to them, and access the internet. Without a wifi driver, your computer cannot use wifi at all.


Some common reasons why you may need to download or update your wifi driver are:


  • Your wifi device is new or not recognized by your operating system.



  • Your current wifi driver is outdated, corrupted, or incompatible with your operating system.



  • Your wifi connection is slow, unstable, or not working at all.



  • You want to improve the performance or security of your wifi connection.



How to Check Your Current Wifi Driver Version and Status




Use Device Manager to Find Your Wifi Adapter and Driver Information




One way to check your current wifi driver version and status is to use Device Manager. Device Manager is a tool that lets you view and manage the hardware devices and drivers on your computer. To use Device Manager, follow these steps:


  • Press Win + X keys on your keyboard and select Device Manager from the menu.



  • Expand the Network adapters category and find your wifi adapter. It should have a name like Intel Wireless-AC 9560 or Realtek RTL8821CE.



  • Right-click on your wifi adapter and select Properties.



  • In the Properties window, click on the Driver tab. Here you can see the driver provider, date, version, digital signer, etc.



  • If you see a yellow exclamation mark next to your wifi adapter, it means there is a problem with the driver. You can click on Update Driver or Uninstall Device buttons to fix it.



Use Network Troubleshooter to Diagnose and Fix Wifi Connection Issues</ Another way to check your current wifi driver version and status is to use Network Troubleshooter. Network Troubleshooter is a tool that helps you diagnose and fix common network problems on your computer. To use Network Troubleshooter, follow these steps: - Press Win + I keys on your keyboard and select Settings from the menu. - Click on Network & internet and then select Troubleshoot from the left pane. - Click on Additional troubleshooters and then select Internet Connections. - Click on Run the troubleshooter and follow the on-screen instructions. - If the troubleshooter detects any issues with your wifi driver or connection, it will suggest some possible solutions. You can try them or skip them as you wish. How to Update Your Wifi Driver Automatically or Manually




Use Intel Driver & Support Assistant (Recommended) to Update Your Intel Wireless Adapters




If you have an Intel wireless adapter, the easiest and safest way to update your wifi driver is to use Intel Driver & Support Assistant (IDSA). IDSA is a free tool that automatically detects, downloads, and installs the latest drivers for your Intel devices. To use IDSA, follow these steps:


  • Download and install IDSA from .



  • Launch IDSA and accept the license agreement.



  • Click on the Scan button and wait for IDSA to scan your system.



  • If IDSA finds any updates for your wifi driver, click on the Download button and follow the instructions to install them.



  • Restart your computer if prompted.



Use Windows Update to Update Your Wifi Driver for Windows 10 and Windows 11




Another way to update your wifi driver is to use Windows Update. Windows Update is a feature that automatically downloads and installs the latest updates for your Windows operating system and other Microsoft products. Sometimes, Windows Update may also include updates for your wifi driver. To use Windows Update, follow these steps:


  • Press Win + I keys on your keyboard and select Settings from the menu.



  • Click on Update & security and then select Windows Update from the left pane.



  • Click on Check for updates and wait for Windows Update to scan your system.



  • If Windows Update finds any updates for your wifi driver, click on Install now and follow the instructions to install them.



  • Restart your computer if prompted.



Use Manufacturer's Website to Download and Install Your Wifi Driver Manually




The last option to update your wifi driver is to download and install it manually from the manufacturer's website. This method requires some technical skills and knowledge, as you need to find the correct driver for your wifi device and operating system, download it, and install it without causing any errors or conflicts. To use this method, follow these steps:


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  • Identify your wifi device model and operating system version. You can use Device Manager or System Information tools to find this information.



  • Go to the manufacturer's website of your wifi device. For example, if you have a Realtek wifi device, go to .



Find the support or download section of the website and look for the wifi driver that matches your device model and operating s


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