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Support for official Windows drivers has been added to the Steam Deck

Despite some of its drawbacks, the Steam Deck is a very powerful handheld console from Volvo that has the potential to make a huge impact on the video game industry. One of the most prominent features of this device is the ability to change its operating system from SteamOS, which is a modified version of Linux, to the Windows platform for a smoother gaming experience. Although drivers for the operating system were not available at launch, they are now provided by Volvo.

Fans can now download official Windows drivers for graphics cards, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and drivers Download audio for use on the Steam Deck. The point to note here is that this console currently only supports Windows 10, and Support for Windows 11 will be available in the near future. Also, it is not possible to use both operating systems through the Dual Boot feature, but Support for this feature will be provided with the third version of the original Steam Deck operating system. This means that to install Windows, you must unlock the main operating system of the Steam Deck. You can refer to this address to download these drivers.

BingMag.com <b>Support</b> for <b>official</b> <b>Windows</b> <b>drivers</b> has been <b>added</b> to the <b>Steam</b> Deck

Of course, considering this These drivers have just been released, they definitely have problems. Although it has confirmed that audio drivers still need to be upgraded, they currently only Support headphones with a 3.5mm jack, USB-C and Bluetooth headphones. On the other hand, to activate Windows during installation, you must use a USB-C hub with an Ethernet port, because the Wi-Fi driver is only available after installing Windows. This may not be pleasant for many users, however the process of installing Windows on the Steam Deck is easy.

All you have to do is connect a USB stick to the Steam Deck and boot the device with it. This is similar to installing Windows on PCs. On the other hand, although it is possible to run Windows on the Deck without these drivers, but despite them, running games will definitely be smoother and faster. It has also released instructions that will help you get back to the original Steam Deck operating system if needed. Update the console with dual boot capability and improved drivers because Windows installation and the features it offers are not very appealing to most users right now.


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