PC Pitstop Driver Alert

Driver Alert takes the work out of identifying the latest drivers necessary to keep your PCs running at peak performance. In addition, PC Pitstop's Driver Alert Notification Service will track changes to drivers for your PCs and deliver that information directly to your inbox. Here are answers to common questions about the application.

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What are the system requirements?

**An internet connection is required to run Driver Alert.**

Operating System:Microsoft Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP
Processor:100MHz or greater
Memory:64 MB or greater
Hard Disk:Need 3 MB or more of free space
Video:Super VGA, 15-inch monitor, 800x600 resolution

What browsers does Driver Alert support?

No specific supported browser is required.

What is a Driver?

A driver is software that allows your computer to communicate with hardware or devices. The maintenance of your system's drivers are critical to the overall performance of your PC.

How does updating my drivers help the performance of my PC?

Updating your PC device drivers can often improve the speed of your PC, resolve known technical issues and add functionality.

Why should I subscribe to Driver Alert?

When manufacturers release new products, these products are often found to be incompatible with other products on the market. Manufacturers fix these problems by releasing updated drivers. Unfortunately, many of these manufacturers fail to include an auto update feature for updating drivers. Driver Alert offers an easy way to keep your drivers current, while enhancing the stability and overall performance for your system.

Unlicensed users can run up to 3 Free Driver Alert scans.

Only Driver Alert users/subscribers have access to the following:

  • Download Links
  • Release Notes
  • Driver Alert Notification Service

What if I want to add additional computers to my account?

PC Pitstop offers several options for users who would like to track driver changes for multiple PCs.

  • Home: Up to 5 PCs
  • Home Plus: Up to 10 PCs
  • Professional: Up to 50 PCs

Once I subscribe to Driver Alert, how often will I receive reports/notifications?

Driver Alert subscribers will receive a monthly report.

What if I have a technical question?

For any technical questions--before or after you purchase the product--please use our Driver Alert forum. That way, you can get quick answers and share your questions with other users. If you have a computer issue unrelated to Driver Alert, please use our support forums.