How to Install USB 3.0 Drivers on Windows 11

How to Install USB 3.0 Drivers on Windows 11

In Windows 11, USB 3.0 drivers are installed by default but what if despite all the correct measures USB 3.0 devices are not working.  This could be because the USB 3.0 drivers are missing, corrupt, or outdated. In this blog, we will see how to install and update USB 3.0 drivers by several methods.

We recommend users use Advanced Driver Updater to install outdated and corrupt drivers automatically to enhance computer performance.

Also Read: Best Driver Updater Software for Windows 10 in 2021

Follow the steps to install USB 3.0 Drivers on Windows 11:-

1. Search for Device Manager in Start menu Search Bar

Device Manager

2. Select Universal Serial Bus Controllers and expand it

Uninstall device

3. If visible, Select USB Root Hub (USB 3.0) by right-clicking it.

4. Click Uninstall device (If not available then switch to next step)

device driver

Note:- Some Laptops or computers can show more than one USB 3.0 hub. Uninstall each one of them before proceeding with the next step. Uninstalling the USB Root hub will disconnect all USB 3.0 devices connected.

5. Open Device Manager and look for the Action menu

6. Select Scan for hardware changes to automatically search and install drivers for devices and USB Root Hub

7. When successfully installed, restart the computer. USB Root Hub (USB 3.0) will appear in the device manager.

Also Read: Smart Driver Care: Best Driver Updater Tool For Windows

How to install USB 3.0 Drivers With Windows Update:-

If the USB 3.0 is faulty, then it won’t get updated from the above process. But it can be updated from Windows Update.

Follow the steps to install USB 3.0 Drivers on Windows 11 from Windows Update:-

– Open Setting from Start menu

– Select Windows Update> Advanced Options> Optional updates
Windows update

Advance option

Optional update

– Now expand Driver updates and select Download & Install

outdated windows

Updating drivers by Advanced Driver Updater:-

Advanced Driver Updater is a wonderful tool that updates all missing and corrupt drives and enhances computer performance. Alongside it not only update outdated and missing drivers but also takes backup and restores drivers. It scans the computer and gives a list of all the outdated drivers which can be updated manually in non-registered versions and automatically in the registered versions.

Features of Advanced Driver Updater:-

  • It scans the computer and gives a list of all the outdated drivers.
  • It has a comprehensive database of drivers
  • Easy to download and install drivers
  • Scheduled update available
  • Backup and restore function available
  • Excellent customer support

Download Advanced Driver Updater

1. Download and install Advanced Driver Updater

2. Once installed run the application and click on Start Scan Now

3. Once the scan is complete, you will get a list of all the outdated drivers.

Update driver

Note:- We are using the registered version of Advanced Driver Updater which updates all the outdated drives in a single click. In the non-registered version, you need to update each driver one by one.

4. Once all the drivers have updated, restart the computer. It will fix the missing and corrupt drivers issue and will enhance the computer performance.

Driver updater


Installing USB 3.0 driver if it is corrupt or not working, then it can be installed by the above-mentioned steps. It is very easy and can be performed by anyone in a few clicks. However, Windows 11 is new to users and some users are not well versed with it, therefore, we recommend using Advanced Driver Updater which will scan and update all missing and corrupt drivers. It is a light tool that keeps track of all outdated drivers and updates them from its vast database.

Let us know about your experience in the comment section below if you update the same on your computer.

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