How to install the right drivers for your HP laptop?

Drivers are extremely important to set up smooth communication between the system and device. If you want to download new software or install a device, then you will need drivers for their proper functioning. In a similar way, for your HP laptop, you necessitate installing drivers for smooth and proper functioning of devices and software. Also, it is quite important to install right drivers in order to avoid software issues and other associated errors. And for this, you must know the way to select the correct drivers for your PC. The below mentioned tips would help you in selecting the appropriate drivers for your HP laptop and the way with which you can avoid errors and issues.

  • You can update the drivers by using the windows update. The windows based operating system comes with the inbuilt software for drivers utility which helps to fix or update drivers. You can also do these updates online and these are known as security updates. This helps to enhance your PC performance besides offering protection against the malicious software. One very important thing which you need to consider is that the device manager for windows needs periodic updating. This is extremely important to ensure proper and smooth functioning of the devices and also helps to avoid issues associated to connectivity. But for this, you first need to find the right device and driver and can then update it.
  • Another way is by solving the driver issues. There are various issues related to drivers which you may across. These issues can be connection errors, compatibility conflicts, and obsolete drivers. The compatibility conflicts can come up when you do not know about the type of driver which has been installed. It is quite important to find out if the driver has the compatibility with your PC. For this, one needs to check out Minimum System Requirement to proceed further with installing the drivers. You can also come across with obsolete errors as after you have installed the latest version of operating system, you might find that drivers aren’t working or devices connected to your PC are not recognized. This is mainly due to the obsolete drivers. In other words, drivers which were initially installed by you with the previous operating system do not sync with new operating system. Thus, you need to install the right drivers accordingly.
  • You can also use the recovery function of your HP laptop driver. This is quite convenient as you can do this by utilizing the software for application recovery. For this, there are available various free drives to download from the internet.

Thus, these are few ways with which you can install and update new drivers or can resolve various driver related issues.


Optimizing Windows by Enhancing Internet Services – The YouTube Lag

Adjusting various programs on the Internet, which have become slow due to daily usage, requires making necessary adjustments for the smooth operation of these programs. It is crucial that you constantly make changes to Internet services like YouTube and Facebook so that they perform to the expectations of the users. Menaces such as pop ups, and opening of new tabs is reported frequently by windows users and it seems that Microsoft and Google are unable to fix these complications. In addition, streaming problems are reported almost daily and, since last year, YouTube has estimated more than 20% streaming problems by users. Even if a user has a fast Internet connection, the problem of video buffering persists and user are unable to find a suitable answer. Pragmatically speaking, no one can make changes to the buffering speed themselves; still YouTube users can make some alterations to their browsers to prevent this jeopardy.


The YouTube fix explained

To fix YouTube buffering problems, you need to make changes to the browser and some of the browser settings. Following steps will guide you in this regard:

Stop using Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera Mini and switch to Google Chrome. Most of you might not know but YouTube has been bought by Google, which means that it is best to run videos on a Google browser. For this purpose, navigate to the Google home page and download chrome.

Install the current version of flash player by typing ‘Flash Player 2012’ in the Google search bar. Restart the computer manually for the system to accept the changes and start using the browser. The videos will run fine in the first few days but you will feel the lag in buffering after seven or eight days.

To clear out this lag, you need to navigate to the wrench icon located in the top right corner of the screen. Click “History” and clear out all the items. You will have to delete the cookies and cache manually by clicking browsing data settings under the ‘wrench’ icon. Clearing out cookies and cache will remove all the temporary data from the browser’s memory. The computer needs to be restarted for these changes to take their effect.

Installing HD Wallpapers and Themes

Installing High Definition wallpapers and themes uplifts the beauty of a home screen, and correspondingly protects monitor pixels from fading. By improving the viewing angles and general performance of a computer screen, in this article, users will be guided in making small changes that will yield superior results.

High Definition wallpapers are available throughout the web and software like the Adobe Photoshop and Adobe illustrator can also help a user in customizing such works of art.



Monitors and Liquid Crystal Display (LCD and LED) screens are somewhat delicate viewing instruments in the respect that they require regular maintenance in terms of wallpapers and home screens. Although wallpapers are installed with the Windows, you need to make some necessary adjustments like installing a theme that would keep the pixels in motion. The most commonly heard jargon in the IT department is the ‘pixel dry out’ which means that a screen pixel or a group of pixels have lost the color displaying capability due to a lack of themes. Pixel dry out can distort the viewing angles and the monitor’s screen will not be able to auto adjust itself to the settings. A theme keeps the pixels in motion (or it uses the pixels) when a screen is idle and thus, saves them from drying out.


Installing themes and High Definition (HD) wallpapers

Buying a new LED or LCD screen is a requirement if you are using the cathode ray screens especially if a user is interested in installing HD wallpapers and themes. Themes are not available on all the websites but it is important that you install a few. For this purpose, navigate to the Google home page by double clicking on the Internet Explorer icon (or any other browser that you use) and type High Definition wallpapers. Click on any of the trusted search results and download the wallpapers. Now, type HD themes and download a few.

Setting up these themes and wallpapers is quite easy. Right click on the home screen and click on properties. Now, navigate to the Screen Savers tab and select the theme. Correspondingly, select the time interval for the theme, and finally, navigate to the wallpapers tab and select HD wallpapers for the home screen.

Is It Time to Upgrade Your PC? Read This and Be Sure!

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How to Use Your PC to Make Phone Calls

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The Dangers of Bit Torrent and File Sharing

Have tried to get movies and stuff from the internet and then realized that the downloaded data are just crap and is not the real file that you wanted all along? Have you ever experienced downloading a video and when you tried to watch it just showed you an old piece of movie that was in a different language and is not at all related to the title? Those are just two of the possible things that can happen when using Bit Torrent or file sharing. One of the hyped and widely used methods of file sharing over the web is the use of Bit Torrent. Continue reading

The Real History of Pop-Up Ads

Pop-up ads are a kind of online promotion on the World Wide Web for the purpose of profit-maximizing web traffic or acquiring email addresses. It operates when websites unfold a new browser window to show advertisements. It normally uses JavaScript but it can be created in other means also. It acquired its name because of its nature that suddenly pops out of nowhere and into the screen giving hints on what you should do or suggesting clicking on buttons it has. Continue reading

The Truth about Slow Internet Speeds

If you have been wondering why your computer’s internet speed is slow, you must first know if the internet service provider that you got has a fast connection installed in your computer. If they did install the fast one, then you must check the computer’s system to see if it is up for the internet speed. The computer itself affects the internet speed in many different ways. Slow internet speed doesn’t have to be because of the internet service provider. Oftentimes, the internet’s speed is due to hidden factors that are in your computer that you need to know about. Continue reading

The Only Thing Slowing Down your Computer is you!

One of the top things in a computer users top priority list is having a fast computer. In times like this, a fast performing computer comes in handy but some people just don’t know how to use the computer properly thus making the computer slow. Yes, the only thing that is slowing your computer down is you. There are plenty of common mistakes that computer users commit without even knowing that they’re doing things wrong. In this article, we’re going to tackle the things that could be done to prevent a computer to work slowly. Continue reading