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How to find the version number of your Device Drivers in Windows

Ever wondered what version you have of particular device drivers? Well this simple tutorial will show you where to find it.

First, you need to navigate to the Device Manager. For Windows 7 OS – click Start and type devmgmt.msc in the search bar. Press Enter to continue. For Windows 8 OS, press Win + R type devmgmt.msc and press Enter.

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Device Management opens. Navigate to the driver you want to check of the version number of and right click it. From the drop down menu, select Properties.

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In the Properties dialog box, navigate to the ‘Driver’ tab.

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The Driver Version is listed. In this tab, you also have the option of updating the driver if required or disabling/uninstalling it if it is causing hardware issues with your system.

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