A driver is a software used by operating system to communicate with a specific hardware device. Graphics drivers in laptops and computers are used to communicate with specific graphics devices.
Most of the new programs you install in your computer needs updated graphics driver to run perfectly. I felt such issues many times. Few days back, when I installed Microsoft .Net Framework in my computer, I denied working in my computer because of the older version of graphics driver installed in my Windows computer. And the same thing happened when I installed a new game in my computer.
So, if you’re also facing any graphics related problem in your computer such as visual corruption when playing a new game or running a new software program, most likely you’re running the older version of graphics driver.
Whether you’re using Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10 computer, in such situations, you can very easily update your graphics driver in seconds. The process of updating graphics driver in Windows 7, Windows 8 or 10 is absolutely same.
Here’s How to Easily Update Graphics Driver in Windows
There’re two easy methods to update graphics drive in Windows computer. Let me discuss each of them one by one.
Method #1. Update Graphics Driver From Device Manager
You can directly update graphics driver through device manager of your Windows computer. To do so, you need to open Device Manager from Control Panel.
In the Device Manager window, look for Display Adapters, double-click upon it and it will show you the graphics driver installed in your Windows computer. Now, you need to right click on it and then click Update Driver Software option.
Now, if you’ve already downloaded the newer version of graphics driver from the web in your computer, click Browse my Computer for Driver Software or if you want your Windows computer to do it automatically for you, choose Search Automatically for Updated Driver Software option.
This is how you can easily update graphics card in your Windows computer regardless of which version you’re using.
Method #2. Update Graphics Card From Display Settings
If you’re not able to find any graphics driver in Device Manager, you can check the driver through Display settings and also update it to latest version. First of all, Right click on your desktop and click Screen Resolution.
Now, click Advanced Settings. Here, in the Adapter tab, click on Properties button which will through a popup with your graphics driver properties.
In this popup, as soon as you’ll click Update Driver button, again the same process of updating graphics driver will begin where you’ll have two options to update the driver; automatically or manually depending upon your choice.
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