2 Introduction: What are Updates? Updates are corrections to the software on your computer that are made to fix errors or to improve the overall performance of a particular program or a hardware device. Drivers are small software components that allow for the communication between hardware and the computer system. For example, a driver allows a printer to understand the complex documents and vibrant pictures we see on our computer screens and reproduce them onto paper. What does SlimDrivers Do? SlimDrivers can increase your computer's performance by automatically downloading and installing updates for you. SlimDrivers will provide you with the most current software updates for your hardware, programs, and windows. SlimDrivers accesses the SlimWare Utilities cloud database, enabling it to profile your computer based on it's unique traits. This allows the application to determine which software components of your computer are out-of-date. SlimDrivers will then download the available updates for your computer and install them automatically. Main Scan Console The Main Scan Console is the visible window when you first open SlimDrivers. You can also access the Main Console by clicking on the Home icon in the top menu. Here you can run a scan to see what drivers in your computer need updating. The main scan will also diagnose your software, detecting which applications on your computer also need an update. At the top right, you can see a summary of the updates available for your computer. In the main window, you'll see a block labeled PC OVERVIEW this dialog tells you key features of your computer, including which operating system it's running, it's name and what kind of processor it has.
3 How to run a Scan To begin a scan launch SlimDrivers. By default, you will be viewing the Main Scan Console upon launch of SlimDrivers. To run a scan... Click the Start Scan button SlimDrivers will access the cloud database to search for available updates. You can monitor the progress of SlimDrivers as it searches the cloud. For computers that are very-out-of-date, this has been known to take a several minutes. To abort the scan, click the abort button. How to Install Updates Upon completing a scan, SlimDrivers will display all of the available updates for your computer. To download all of the updates and have them automatically installed, click the Download All button You can also selectively download and install updates for your computer. To download and install a single update, click the Download Update button the entry of an out-of-date item. next to To ignore specific items, check the ignore box next to the entry of an out-of-date item. SlimDrivers will automatically initiate the installer for each individual update. The installer will guide you through the installation process for each update and will prompt you for input. Often, for updates to take effect, the computer must be restarted. Be prepared to restart your computer multiple times if you have several updates.
4 Uninstall Utility You can access the Uninstall Utility by clicking on the Uninstall icon in the top menu. The uninstall utility lets you uninstall hardware device drivers from your computer. You should only uninstall a hardware device driver if you suspect it to be causing problems. How to Uninstall a Device Driver First, access the Uninstall Utility. Browse through devices within the list and check the box next to each device that you want to uninstall a driver for. Once your selections have been made, click the Uninstall button at the bottom right hand corner of the Uninstall Utility. Options Dialog You can access the Options Dialog by clicking on the Options icon in the top menu. The options dialog lets you control the way that SlimDrivers behaves. Here you can restore backups, specify how and when SlimDrivers gets updates and schedule routine scans. The General Tab Here, you can change three configurations of SlimDrivers The Selection configuration by default automatically selects all out-of-date components for download after completing a scan. To prevent SlimDrivers from automatic selection, uncheck the box next to By default, SlimDrivers will automatically launch at Windows start up. To prevent SlimDrivers from launching at Windows start up, uncheck the box next to By default, SlimDrivers will automatically update itself. To prevent SlimDrivers from automatically updating itself, uncheck the box next to To save any changes you have made, click the Save button The Backup Tab Here, you can change the location to which SlimDrivers backs up your computer's drivers to. To change the default directory, click the Browse button Choose the location your wish to save to and click the Ok button To save any changes you have made, click the Save button
5 The Restore Tab Here, you can change the location to which SlimDrivers stores all of your restore points. To change the default directory, click the Browse button Choose the location your wish to save to and click the Ok button By default, whenever you restore your computer to a previous point, SlimDrivers will restart your computer. This is necessary before the changes the restoration made can take effect. To prevent SlimDrivers from restarting after a restoration, uncheck the box next to To save any changes you have made, click the Save button The Update Tab Here, you can configure your download settings and configure a driver installation function. You can configure the connection retry timeout and the retry count for downloading drivers by adjusting the boxes within the Download frame. By default, SlimDrivers will automatically reboot every time it installs a driver. To prevent SlimDrivers from restarting after the installation of a driver, uncheck the box within the Reboot frame. To save any changes you have made, click the Save button The Schedule Tab Here, you can schedule SlimDrivers to run a scan and automatically download and install driver updates.
6 To schedule a scan, first check the box next to Automatically check for driver updates Complete the form shown above based upon your own preferences. To accept the scheduled task, click the Save button \ Backup Utility You can access the Backup Utility by clicking on the Backup icon in the top menu. The Backup Utility allows you to make snapshots of your drivers. These snapshots can be accessed and then restored if a given device driver becomes damaged, deleted or corrupted. SlimDrivers allows you to access the backup as you would any file. You can then initiate a backup restore that reverts the erroneous driver to the state that exists in the snapshot. Backup to an automatic location By default, SlimDrivers automatically choose a location to backup to. To backup your computer's drivers click the Backup button at the bottom right hand corner of the Backup Utility. Backup to a specified location: Backup To To change the location you wish to backup your drivers to, click the Backup To... button Choose a the location you wish to backup to and click the Ok button
7 SlimDrivers also allows you to backup drivers selectively as well. By default, all drivers are selected for backup. To prevent specific device drivers from being backed up. Uncheck the box next to each hardware device that you do not want to backup a driver for. Restore Utility You can access the Options Dialog by clicking on the Options icon in the top menu. The Restore Utility allows you to access a backup snapshot that's been previously saved on your computer. Restore Selected The Restore Utility will allow you to restore drivers on a selective level. To restore specific drivers, browse the list of hardware devices for those you wish to restore previous drivers for. By default, all hardware devices are selected for restoration. Uncheck the boxes next to each item that you do not wish to restore. Once you are sure that only the drivers for hardware devices you wish to restore are selected, click the Restore button Restore from a specified location: Restore From SlimDrivers also allows you to restore to previously saved restoration profiles. To restore from a specified restoration profile, click the Restore From... button Submit Dialog You can access the Submit Dialog by clicking on the Submit icon in the top menu. The Submit Dialog allows you to contribute information to our data center. You can use it to alert us to problems with SlimDrivers or recommend improvements we could make to our service. To submit information, simply fill out he form as specified, including your name, your address, and a message, letting us know what you've got to say. When you've finished filling out the form, click Submit and SlimDrivers will automatically the notice to our service team. Privacy: No personally identifying information you supply to SlimDrivers, including your name or address, is ever made available to either the public or to any third parties.
8 Support Link You can access the Submit Dialog by clicking on the Submit icon in the top menu. By clicking the Support Link, you tell SlimDrivers to automatically open your web browser. You can use this link to access our Support Page. This page is a portal that provides contact information for SlimDrivers as well as quick links to our various support media. Use the Support Link if you're having any problems with SlimDrivers, including problems using the program or registering the program. You can also use the Support Link, if you'd like to contribute information, point out problems, or suggest improvements. Registration Link You can access the Registration Link by clicking on the Register icon in the top menu. To register you're copy of SlimDrivers, use this link. When you click it, SlimDrivers will automatically open your webbrowser and direct you to our registration web page.
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