new drivers enable devices to operate faster, more efficiently and with fewer failures, so it is recommended to regularly update the driver.Refresh can be automatically from the Internet through Device Manager, including the graphics card driver.
Open the "Start" menu and right-click on the icon "Computer".In the popup menu, select "Properties".This opens a window "system."
left, on the taskbar, click to select "Device Manager."Before you open the console with a list of all the equipment installed on the computer.
Expand the "Display Adapters" by clicking on the "+" beside him.
Right-click on the video card driver you want to update.In the popup menu, select "Update Driver ...".
window appears with a proposal to make an automatic search for updated drivers on the Internet and on your computer.Click on it.
operating system will search.If a new version of the driver is found, then the computer will notify you and give the question "Install upda
te?".Click "Yes", wait until the installation process.
After updating video driver, restart your computer for the changes to take effect.
Tip 2: How to upgrade the video driver
When buying a computer or video card you get complete CD with drivers, but eventually they become obsolete and should therefore be updated.Updating the graphics driver has a positive effect not only on the applications that use a video card, but also on the system as a whole.Timely update the video driver allow you to run without any problems the latest gaming news.Also, the latest video driver include innovation and patches for the flaws of previous configurations of the driver.
- System optional driver updates.
If you do not have software that allows your computer to download the latest drivers, you can use an alternative method.This method is a bit more complicated updates through the program where a single click will refresh all devices.The following method is a system.
Click on 'Start »(Start) - Right-click on the icon" My computer »(My Computer) - select Properties (Properties) from the drop menu.
window will open "System Properties» (System Properties) - tab "Equipment» (Hardware) - click on "Device Manager» (Device Manager).
In the window you will see a list of installed devices - click on the "+" next item "Display adapters» (Display Adapters).
Right-click on your video card - click "Update Driver» (Update Driver), then start "Hardware Update Wizard» (Hardware Update Wizard).
In the new window, click on the "Install from a list or specific location» (Install from a list or specific location) - click on "Next» (Next).
Click "Search for the best driver in these locations» (Search for the best driver in these locations).
Uncheck against the item "Search removable media» (Search removable media).
Check the box next to "Include this location in the search» (Include this location in the search).
Specify the path that will contain the new driver - click "OK".
Click "Next» (Next) - press "Yes» (Yes).