How to Update graphics card driver in Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP

Want to Upgrade graphics card driver? You can easily Update the graphics card driver of your system. In this article, I am going to show you a simple procedure to update the graphics card driver. By following this method, you can upgrade the graphics card in any Windows operating system quickly.

When you don’t want to waste time with the manual procedures and don’t mind about spending little money to save your time, I suggest you go with buying a driver updater software which will automatically update your computer drivers regularly.

Why & When you need to update the graphics card driver?

Suppose you have installed a new game. If it doesn’t support the version of your graphics card, you may get an error that “Graphics card is not supported” and you can not install the game. Not only in this case, but you may also get this kind of error in many situations.

A Solution to avoid this kind of error is to update your systems graphics card driver. Updating the graphics card costs you nothing. Your system may have a Graphics card from Intel or NVIDIA or any company. Almost all businesses offer the latest version of drivers free of cost.

Whatever the operating system you are using, you can see and update the graphics card in the device manager. There are different methods to get access to the device manager in windows 10, 8, and other Windows operating systems.

How do I update my graphics card driver in Windows10,8.1 & 8?

Video Tutorial:

Points in video:

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This section will tell you how to update the graphics card driver.

Total Time: 3 minutes

Step 1: Open Search

Click on Search icon on taskbar of your device (Laptop or Desktop).

Step 2: Type Device Manager

Type “Device Manager” in the search field.

Step 3: Click on Device Manager

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Click on Device Manager. Then the device manager options will be displayed on the screen as shown in the above image.
You can also open File explorer -> right-click on This PC -> Select Manage -> Click on Device Manager to see the device manager option.

Step 4: Expand Display Adapters

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Click on the arrow mark at Display adapters as shown in the above screenshot.

Step 5: Select Graphics card

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When you click on the arrow, then just below Display adapters, you can see your systems graphics card’s name and version. Probably you can see Intel or NVIDIA or any other.

Step 6: Update Graphics card driver

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Now you can use two methods to update the graphics card.

1. Right-click on the Graphics card name. Then a menu with some options will appear on the screen. Click on “Update driver software“. It will automatically search on the internet for the updated driver and downloads the driver.

2. Note down your graphics card name, series, and everything which is displayed under “Display adapters”. Go to your Graphics card manufacturer’s website. Go to drivers or Download drivers section. Enter your graphics card name, series, your operating system, and all the details asked there. Download the latest version of your driver and install it.


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Irrespective of the operating system, you can update the graphics card by visiting the manufacturer’s official website. To update the NVIDIA graphics card Visit this link. To update the Intel Graphics card Visit this link. Before going to visit the manufacturer links, you must know your graphics card’s name, Windows version, and the series number. To know these things you must follow the below methods.

How to Update graphics card driver in Windows 7/XP

Follow the below procedure to update your graphics card in Windows 7 and Windows XP.

Right click on My Computer icon.

Select Manage and Click on Device Manager. You will see the Device Manager window. Follow the above method.


I hope you got the solution to the Update graphics card driver issue. If you still see problems with your drivers, you can consider IObit Driver Booster (25% Discounted link) to fix and update your drivers automatically.

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