Intel releases new drivers for Windows 10 that fix BSOD and other critical crashes
If you are an Windows user then you must be knowing that Windows 10 May 2020 aka 2004 update brought in multiple errors. The reason behind these error is the drivers become corrupted or out of date and the problems arise, especially after Windows 10 feature updates. Looking at the new Intel updates it is known that the new drivers come with a fix to system crashes and improve performance of your system as well as the wireless connection.
The new Intel driver update version 21.120.0 update was released by the company in this week. The update is said to be released in a phased manner so you might not have received it yet. Also it was known that this update is being rolled out to select wireless adapters only, such as AX-20x and here are all the supported adapters:
- Wireless-AC 95602
- Wireless-AC 94622
- Wireless-AC 94612
- Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) Desktop Kit2
- Wi-Fi 6 AX201
- Wi-Fi 6 AX200
- Wireless-AC 92602
- Wireless 7265 (Rev D) Family
- Dual-Band Wireless-AC 82652
- Dual Band Wireless-AC 82602
- Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168
- Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165
Also it was known that Intel has also released an update that fixes BSOD caused by the Intel wireless driver itself. Here is the complete list of the fixes:
- BSOD caused by the Intel wireless driver.
- BSOD when you play games and enable Windows 10’s mobile hotspot.
- BSOD when you reboot your device.
- BSOD on systems with Modern Standby.
- Fixes an issue where your device may fail to reconnect to the Access Point.
- Fixes an issue where wireless LAN may fail on some systems.
- Fixes random network disconnection certain hardware and software configurations.
- Reduced performance when you resume the device from Sleep mode on certain configurations.
If you cannot wait for the patch to arrive officially then you can download and install the update from the official intel site. It is worth knowing that Windows 10 allows its users to download and update drivers or optional updates unofficially. For more news on tech and cybersecurity stay tuned on Android Rookies by following us on Google News.