Earlier 'automatic drivers' drivers were automatically installed when a device is plugged in for the first time. If the automatic driver is not available, Windows used to install the manual driver as a part of the plug-and-play feature to get the device up and running. However, the new change means if a user plugs in a peripheral that does not have an automatic update available, Windows will return a Driver Not Found (DNF) error and the device won't work. To remedy this, users will need to manually install the driver by navigating to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update > View optional updates.
Windows 10 driver update changes may break plug-and-play support
Posted on Friday, October 30 2020 @ 12:11 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck