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How to fix Avast Driver Updater not working [Quick Guide]

One reason for why Avast Driver Updater is not working as it should can be related with not being stalled properly.

In this article we will explore the exact steps you need to take in order to fix the Avast Driver Updater not working, so make sure to keep on reading.

How can I fix Avast Driver Updater if it’s not working?

1. Use a specialized software

There are plenty of software out there that scans your hardware and updates all outdated or broken drivers, and using one that is error free and reliable is our recommendation.

DriverFix Updater ResultsSome of the most common Windows errors and bugs are a result of old or incompatible drivers. The lack of an up-to-date system can lead to lag, system errors or even BSoDs.To avoid these types of problems, you can use an automatic tool that will find, download, and install the right driver version on your Windows PC in just a couple of clicks, and we strongly recommend DriverFix.Follow these easy steps to safely update your drivers:

  1. Download and install DriverFix.
  2. Launch the app.
  3. Wait for the software to detect all your faulty drivers.
  4. You will now be presented with a list of all the drivers that have issues, and you just need to select the ones you’d liked fixed.
  5. Wait for DriverFix to download and install the newest drivers.
  6. Restart your PC for the changes to take effect.


Keep your Windows safe from any type of errors caused by corrupted drivers, by installing and using DriverFix today!

Disclaimer: this program needs to be upgraded from the free version in order to perform some specific actions.

2. Check for other security software installed on your device

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Having more than one security software installed on your device can be the reason to why the Avast Driver Updater is not working.

Since you are trying to use it and another software is also running, having both of them open is conflicting which results in malfunctioning of the Avast Driver Updater.

Make sure to check if you have other security software installed, and if you do, uninstall it and after you reboot your device try to run the Avast Driver Updater again.

This is a simple solution, but it might help you if Avast Driver Updater is not backing up drivers properly.

3. Install Avast Driver Updater properly

  1. After downloading the Avast driver updater file click on it.
  2. Right-click on the downloaded setup file and choose Run as administrator.
  3. Click Yes when asked for the permission from the User Control dialog box.
  4. Next, click on Scan Drivers and wait for the software to finish scanning your device.
  5. Next, click on Update all and select Unlock all features.
  6. Choose the appropriate option and click OK.
  7. You are now all set up.

This is a simple solution, so be sure to try it if Avast Driver Updater is not working for you.

4. Driver restoration

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If one or more drivers failed to update you can click on the Avast Driver Updater folder from your desktop and see the overview of those drivers.

Make sure to check the driver due to which you are experiencing the issue and restore a previous version of the driver from the Driver Versions panel.

This post was written by Milan Stanojevic and was first posted to WindowsReport

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