Install a driver on a HUAWEI computer
|Install a driver on a HUAWEI computer|
Install a built-in driver
Common built-in drivers: USB keyboard, PS/2 keyboard, USB input device (such as a USB mouse), USB root hub, touchpad, touchscreen, mainboard, chip, etc.
- Uninstall and reinstall the driver: Uninstall the driver, restart the computer, right-click the start menu on the taskbar, select Device Manager, and click Scan for hardware changes at the top of the page to complete the driver installation.
- Update the driver: The built-in driver will be updated with the Windows system update.
Install a non-built-in driver
- The difference between uninstallation and reinstallation and update is that the former requires you to uninstall the original driver, restart the computer, and reinstall the driver. The following describes how to install and update non-built-in drivers.
- Common non-built-in drivers: Intel (R) UHD Graphics 630, Array Networks VPN Adapter, audio adapter, and fingerprint driver.
- Using Huawei PC Manager
- The user interface may vary depending on the version of Huawei PC Manager.
- HUAWEI MateBook (Hertz) does not support Huawei PC Manager. You can use Method 2 to install the driver.
- Click the battery icon on the right of the taskbar to view the battery level. Make sure that the battery level is at least 30%.
- Open Huawei PC Manager, and go to Optimization > Drivers. (For certain versions of Huawei PC Manager, you can find and click Drivers on the left.)
- If a driver can be updated after being detected, click UPDATE to download and update the driver. If the BIOS is to be updated, connect the computer to a power supply.
- After the driver is updated, if the system prompts you to restart the computer for the update to take effect, save your current files and go to
- Using the Huawei consumer business official website
- Some drivers cannot be downloaded from the official website, and need to be downloaded and installed through other methods.
- Some products do not have a product details page on the official website. For such products, visit the official Huawei website, enter the product name in the search box to search for the product, click Software Download, and download and install the corresponding driver or BIOS.
- Visit the Huawei consumer business official website (https://consumer.huawei.com/en/support/), enter the product name in the search box, and select your computer from the Related Products drop-down list.
- Open the product details page, swipe down to find and click Driver Download, find the driver or firmware to be installed, and click the download icon to download it.
- After the download is complete, decompress the file. (If there is a compressed package in the decompressed folder, select the compressed package and decompress it.) Double-click the file whose type is Application, and follow the onscreen instructions to install it.
If you are updating the BIOS firmware, you'll need to connect the computer to a power supply.
- Using the official website of the driver provider
Here we'll use the Intel network adapter as an example. Download the driver from https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/download/19351/windows-10-and-windows-11-wi-fi-drivers-for-intel-wireless-adapters.html based on the computer's system version. After you agree to the Intel Software License Agreement, install the driver as prompted.
Distinguish between built-in drivers and non-built-in drivers
If the driver provider is Microsoft, the driver is a built-in driver. Otherwise, the driver is not a built-in driver. To view the driver provider, perform the following steps:
- Click the search icon on the taskbar, enter "Device Manager" in the search box, and open Device Manager.
- Right-click the desired driver and select Properties from the shortcut menu.
- In the Properties dialog box, click the Driver tab to view Driver Provider. If the provider is "Microsoft", the driver is a built-in driver. Otherwise, the driver is not a built-in driver.
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