Smart Update Manager (SUM) is an innovative tool for keeping the firmware, drivers, and system software of HPE server infrastructure and associated options up-to-date and secure.SUM discovers installed hardware and current versions of firmware, drivers, and system software, provides an update recommendation, and then applies the updates in an efficient order to reduce impact on operations.All hardware needs a driver to work properly — think of it as a translator for the various and disparate hardware components that make up your computer.As your operating system updates, your drivers must also be updated.Your Dell XPS 13 and Dell XPS 15 can benefit greatly from BIOS and driver updates — experience greater battery life, better performance, and improved security.Here's what these key software bits do for your XPS laptop and how to update them.
A driver is software that controls a specific piece of hardware attached to your computer.
You can also locate your current BIOS while in Windows.
Press Window Key R to access the “RUN” command window.
Unlike a driver update, these updates should only be performed for users who are experiencing hardware related issues with their drives.
Update the BIOS and drivers to keep Dell XPS laptop running in top form.