Obsolete drivers can cause series of issues on your PC ranging from crashing and freezing of PC to security exploits. Thankfully, Avast antivirus adds an automatic driver updater into its latest version (version 17.7) into all antivirus products ranging from its basic version, Avast Free Antivirus, to the highest tier product – Avast Premier.
Avast Driver Updater is an add-on feature located in Performance tab. To navigate to Avast Driver Updater, open Avast UI, go to Performance tab, and click Driver Updater.
You will get to a new screen with single button where you can launch Avast Driver Updater. If you haven’t use it before, clicking on Open Driver Updater will launch quick installation. After that, you can instantly open Driver Updater either from Avast Performance Tab or from a shortcut on your Desktop.
Features of Avast Driver Updater
- scan and fix all obsolete drivers
- real-time scan for the latest updates
- maintaining backup to restore if necessary
- fixing issues with PC
Unfortunately, Avast Driver Updater is not a free feature. It’s available on subscription basis available as a 1-year or 2-year license starting from $24 a year.
Previews of Avast Driver Updater