You can easily Update graphics card driver of your system. In this article, I am going to show you the simple procedure to update graphics card driver. By following this method, you can upgrade the graphics card in any Windows operating system quickly.
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Why & When you need to update 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.
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Solution to avoid this kind of errors is to update your systems graphics card driver. Updating graphics card cost you nothing. Your system may have Graphics card of 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 graphics card in the device manager. There are different methods to get access to devise manager in windows 10, 8 and other Windows operating systems.
How do I update my graphics card driver in Windows10,8.1 & 8
Press the “Windows” button keyboard to enter the start screen. In windows 10 you can avoid this step.
Type “Device Manager” in the search field. If you are using windows 8, you need to select settings by clicking on down arrow mark at search. If you are using windows 8.1, you will see “Device manager” word below the search box. You can directly see the Device Manager in Windows 10. Click on Device Manager. You will see the Device Manager window.
You can also open File explorer -> right-click on This PC -> Select Manage -> Click on Device Manager to see device manager option.
Click on arrow mark at Display adapters as shown in the above screenshot.
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
Now you can use two methods to update the graphics card.
- right-click on Graphics card name. Click on “Update driver software”. It will automatically search in the internet for the updated driver and downloads the driver.
- 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.
Irrespective of the operating system, you can update graphics card by visiting manufacturers official website. To update NVIDIA graphics card Visit this link. To update Intel Graphics card Visit this link. Before going to visit the manufacturer links, you must know your graphics card’s name, Windows version and series number. To know these things you must follow 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.
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