How to modify Device installation settings in Windows 11

To update drivers automatically, without user interaction, there is a setting active in Windows 11 and Windows 10.

By changing the device installation settings, you can control whether drivers should be installed for your device.

Drivers are an essential part of Windows. They help to communicate with hardware and the operating system. Unfortunately, it also happens that error messages occur after installing new drivers.

By adjusting the device installation settings, you can manage whether new drivers are installed automatically or not.

How to change device installation settings in Windows 11

To get started, open the Control Panel. Right-click on the Start button. Click on Run in the menu. In the Run window type: control.

Change the view in the upper right corner of Control Panel to “Category”. Then click on “View devices and printers”.

View devices and printers in Control panel

In the devices, find your computer and right-click on it. Then click on “Device Installation Settings” from the menu.

Open device installation settings in Windows 11

Do you want to automatically download manufactures’ apps and custom icons that are available for your devices?

Make your thoughtful choice and click the “Save Changes” button.

Modify Device installation settings

I hope this has helped you. Thanks for reading!

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