Updating device drivers to play
Updating the drivers for your optical drive (CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD) may improve its performance.
We recommend you visit our CD drivers page for a listing of manufacturers and their driver update pages to obtain the latest drivers.
Although it is out of the Scope of Technical Support for Blizzard to assist, you can search on your own for a program that will tell you what type of motherboard you have, then visit the manufacturer’s website for the update. The Windows Update link works best with Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer Note: The newest service packs may not automatically install when you run Windows Update.
You must manually choose to install new service packs in Windows Update.
See the motherboard drivers page for additional information.
These drivers can be obtained from your motherboard or OEM computer manufacturer.Updating to the latest drivers for your computer controllers can help with their reliability, as well as that of the drives connected to them.If you are using a device separate from your computer motherboard, see the controller drivers page for a listing of manufacturers and drivers.Below is a listing of our recommended hardware devices that you should make sure are updated.Updating your computer's drivers and other updates can resolve problems, improve the performance, and increase the stability of your computer.
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Unlike a driver update, these updates should only be performed for users who are experiencing hardware related issues with their drives.