WiFi: Driver Updates
Faculty, Staff, and Students who would like to check or update their wireless driver software should contact theTechnology Helpline for assistance.
Obtain & Install Device Driver Software
Driver software updates are specific to the manufacturer of your wireless card. The manufacturer and model number are usually printed on external cards for identification. Built-in wireless cards may be identified through your laptop operating system. Most driver updates are included in Operating System (OS) updates, the following support documents detail updating the OS for macOS and Windows OS.
Search for Vendor Driver Software Updates
Go to your manufacturer's website and find instructions for downloading and installing the driver you need based on your wireless card model number and operating system. In Windows OS, individual drivers can also be updated through Device Manager, the following support document details this process.
- Windows Support: Updated drivers in Windows 10
- Broadcom Support
- Intel Support
- Linksys & Cisco Support(Note, Linksys and Cisco Wireless adapter updates are both handled by Linsys.)
- Netgear Support
- Other vendors: Search the manufacturer's website with keywords like "downloads," "support," or "products."