The instructions given on the manufacturer's website should tell you if the drivers you're downloading are configured this way.If so, there's no reason to continue with these steps - just run the program and follow any instructions.There are plenty of free file extractor programs out there if you don't care for 7-Zip.Regardless of the program used, you can usually right-click on the downloaded file and choose to Now that the driver files are extracted ready to be used, open Device Manager from the Control Panel in Windows 7.This tutorial will also serve perfectly well as a walkthrough for installing any kind of driver like a video card, sound card, etc.The first thing you need to do is to download the latest driver for the device from the hardware maker's website.
For example, you might need to update drivers in Windows 7 for a piece of hardware if you're troubleshooting a problem with the device, if a driver isn't automatically installed during a Windows 7 installation, or if a driver update enables new features you'd like to utilize.
A more generic drop-down box and/or the shortcuts on the left to navigate to the folder with the extracted driver files that you created in Step 2.
Important: There may be multiple folders within the extracted folder so be sure to work your way to the one for Windows 7 if it exists.
, instead click on Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer at the bottom of the window.
Note: In some cases, simply browsing to the extracted folder location would be good enough here but the here.