This is easiest, but may not necessarily find the latest or most appropriate drivers.
Windows 10/Windows 8/Windows 7/Vista: Click then using the "Category" view, click "Hardware and Sound", find "Devices and Printers" near the top of the screen then click on "Device Manager" (the last item in the list underneath).
In all other cases where you use the motherboard's integrated sound device, it's almost always best to visit the website of the motherboard manufacturer for assistance. If you don't have details to hand, try the following free utilities to gather relevant information: Always look for a driver update which is specific to your computer model and version of Windows (for example, Windows 10).
Device Manager can also try and update the drivers for you itself, and Windows users are strongly recommended to try this update facility as a first step - see Extra help for Windows users below.
Then visit the website of the computer manufacturer or motherboard manufacturer.
You can search Google or Yahoo to find the correct internet address of the manufacturer.
Problems such as recordings freezing up, difficulty in selecting the correct, working input source or having the full range of input sources available, usually mean your sound device has faulty, outdated or inappropriate drivers.
If this occurs it is important that the drivers are updated.
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These must be replaced with drivers made by the manufacturer of your hardware, so they are correctly matched to that hardware.