As the name implies, Intel Drivers Update Utility has the purpose of getting updates for your Intel drivers automatically, sparing you the trouble of looking for them online and losing valuable time in the process.
The installation procedure is quick and does not require special attention from the user. Its interface is clean and intuitive. Thanks to the well-organized layout, novice users should have no problems figuring out how to work with Intel Drivers Update Utility's features.
The program is able to browse the online environment for drivers concerning the sound card, webcam, network adapter, USB, router, printer, wireless connection, Windows XP, Vista or 7, chipset, monitor, video card, bluetooth, AC97, motherboard, FireWire, and DVD.
Scanning the computer to find our the drivers status is the first step. Results shows the category, name, new version and download progress for each outdated driver. You can select one, more or all items in the list, and proceed with the downloading procedure.
Intel Drivers Update Utility supports a backup and restore service, in case Windows starts experiencing issues after the updates are made. Concerning program settings, you can include hidden devices in the driver scan, make the app automatically download updates for all found items, as well as schedule an automatic shutdown sequence on download completion. Options can be restored to their default values at any time.
The program requires a low-to-moderate quantity of CPU and RAM, so it shouldn't disrupt user activity. It has a good response time and carries out a scan task fast. No errors have occurred in our tests, and the app did not hang or crash. Thanks to its intuitive layout and overall simplicity, first-time users can quickly learn how to work with Intel Drivers Update Utility.