- Right-click on "My Computer" or "Computer". Left-click on "Manage".
- After the window opens up, left-click on "Device Manager". You should now see all the hardware devices that are currently connected to your computer.
- Find a yellow exclamation point and Double-Click on it. A new window should open up.
- Left-click on the tab labeled "Driver".
- Go ahead and click on "Update Driver".
- If asked to locate the driver on your hard drive, point the system to the Acer Travelmate 8172T driver you have already downloaded.
- Restart the PC.
Acer Travelmate 8172T Drivers
How to guide about downloading Acer Travelmate 8172T drivers to your hard drive on your desktop or laptop so you can install your device and make it perform at its peak. Drivers are basically files that contain some instructions from the manufacturer for the processor to use in order to make use of the hardware that the driver file relates to. Without proper drivers the device is absolutely useless and will never be of any use. You need the correct files correctly installed on your Windows desktop or laptop computer in order to operate the device within the operating system of your computer.
All external devices has to have the right drivers installed in Windows in order for the hardware to be utilized. These hardware devices can be a printer, hard disk drive, phone or a million other devices that can be connected to a Windows computer by way of plugging in a cable or simply directly plugging it in to the motherboard.
- BRAND: Acer
- MODEL: Travelmate 8172T
- SYSTEM TYPE: Personal Computer
- OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
So as that all hardware devices are different from one another, there are many different drivers available too. This is why it can be difficult to find a Acer Travelmate 8172T driver for a specific device. For instance, each BioStar motherboard component must have its very own set of drivers. You can see why it can be quite difficult to find driver files simply for a specific brand of hardware devices.
Downloading the specific Travelmate 8172T driver that you need can be a difficult and dangerous journey. Just remember that you are not alone is this. Here are a few things you need to know as you are searching for drivers.
- The manufacturer of the device (if it is physically connected to the PC then the brand of the PC is what you should use)
- Now you need to find out the model or model number.
- The exact type of Windows that is on your computer. (for all Windows PCs, right-click on "My Computer" or aka "Computer" and left-click on "Properties". OS info should now be visible)
- You will need to figure out if you have a 64-bit operating system or a 32-bit system installed on your PC. (if it is a 64-bit system then it will show up in the Window that opens when you right-click on "My Computer" or "Computer" and left-click on "Properties". If 64-bit is not stated then assume 32-bit.)
A few versions of Microsoft Windows operating systems (MS Windows 7, 8, 8.1, and 10) are capable of doing most of the work for you and will install driver automatically. There could be an instance in which finding and downloading is necessary for some software or a driver because Windows failed to install it properly. This is probably why you arrived at this page in the first place!
Pretty much all device manufacturers list their driver database and make it available for people for use on computers that are attached to their product. Not all brands websites are quick to locate and navigate with any sense of direction. Some manufacturers website architects refuse to think about the customer and how difficult it is attempting to manually install Acer Travelmate 8172T device drivers on a Windows operating system. A lot of people have a tough time figuring out what driver they are searching for and trying to navigate through the gauntlet of poorly coded websites can be torture.
Be careful downloading Travelmate 8172T drivers and files from non-brand sites. In order to lower your risk for malware, it would be best to only download drivers from the hardware manufacturer's site to be safe. Malware can make their way into any file. Downloading and installing a file that you think is a Travelmate 8172T driver is one of the worst things a person can do if you unintentionally installed a virus onto your system. There is no antivirus program that can prevent ALL viruses. Because of the possibility of a virus download, we send you directly to the maker's website. Their websites are safer for you and your computer than other random websites offering similar files.
After you searched, found then downloaded the actual driver for the device you are wanting to use, you can then install the device onto your Windows system. After getting the file it may need to be uncompressed especially if it ends with a .zip or .rar. After uncompression (if needed) you should now be able to run the program and install the device driver. In some instances when the device driver fails to install it could be that you might have to install the Acer Travelmate 8172T driver another way.
How to install a Acer Travelmate 8172T driver manually:
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