With our picks in mind, it's important to note that driver update software is part of a notorious industry that many IT experts argue preys on the fear and ignorance of novice computer users.
The fact is, you don't need driver update software.
It's colorful and easy-to-navigate interface is both pleasant and easy to use.
Windows has even defined driver update software as potentially unwanted programs (PUP software).
This is due, in part, to the fact that the Windows operating system can keeps your driver software current, and current drivers can be downloaded directly from manufacturer websites for free.
After hearing complaints from people who have nearly had their home offices go up in flames, the manufacturer realizes there is a bug in the driver that keeps it from communicating potential overheating to the printer.
The company will then update the driver so it tells the printer to adjust its speed when it receives a large printing job, keeping it from overheating and catching on fire.
Most are updated automatically by Windows Update, unless you change the preferences in the settings.