Updating device driver
Besides, this automatic downloading of device drivers can (and does) eat up a lot of your network bandwidth, especially if you have a number of devices connected to the computer.
And if you choose to re-install the OS, the whole thing repeats again. Hardly, as Windows 10 easily lets you turn off automatic downloading of drivers for the connected devices. Find out how to disable automatic device driver downloads in Windows 10, on the other side of the break.
Double-click the name of your network adapter in the Device Manager.
You will open a new window with information about your adapter.
You can usually find driver downloads under the support or driver section.Right-click “Computer” and choose “Properties” from the menu.Open the “Hardware” tab if you are using Windows XP and click “Device Manager.” Windows Vista and 7 users can click “Device Manager” from the menu in the left panel.Windows Vista and 7 users should choose “Browse my computer for driver software.”Click “Search for the best driver in these locations” if you have Windows XP, then check the box next to “Include this location in the search.”Browse for the driver and double-click on the file to load it.Click “Next” to allow the installation wizard to update your network adapter driver.