What is ‘Oculus has detected a problem with your graphics drivers’ issue?
If you are facing ‘Oculus has detected a problem with your graphics drivers’ error in your Windows 10/11 computer after updating Oculus Software, then you are in right place for the solution. Here, you will be guided with easy steps/methods to resolve the error. Let’s starts the discussion.
‘Oculus’: Oculus is division of Meta Platforms that produces VR (Virtual Realty) headsets, including Oculus Rift and Oculus Quest lines. Oculus Rift is discontinued line of virtual reality headsets designed & developed and manufactured by Oculus VR. Oculus Rift runtime software officially supports Microsoft Windows OS, MacOS, and Linux. The installation package includes components such as headset driver, Oculus graphics card driver and controller drivers, positional tracking sensor driver, Oculus service and Oculus Home application.
However, several Oculus users reported that they faced ‘Oculus has detected a problem with your graphics drivers’ error after updating Oculus software on their Windows 10/11 computer. This issue indicates that there is some issue with your graphics card driver in Windows computer that’s why you are facing issue with Oculus. You should make sure graphics card driver is properly installed in computer and is properly up-to-date.
Corrupted/outdated or incompatible graphics card driver can cause issue with Oculus software or performance of Oculus VR headsets in your computer. So, graphics card driver update is necessary in this case. This issue can also be occurred due to some issues in Oculus software itself. You can uninstall and then reinstall latest & correct version of Oculus software in your computer in order to fix the issue. Let’s go for the solution.
How to fix Oculus has detected a problem with your graphics drivers in Windows 10/11?
Method 1: Fix ‘Oculus has detected a problem with your graphics drivers’ with ‘PC Repair Tool’
‘PC Repair Tool’ is easy & quick way to find and fix BSOD errors, DLL errors, EXE errors, problems with programs/applications, malware or viruses issues, system files or registry issues, and other system issues with just few clicks.
Method 2: Uninstall and reinstall graphics card driver
This issue can be occurred due to incorrectly installed graphics card driver in computer. You can uninstall and then reinstall graphics card driver in computer to resolve the issue.
Step 1: Open ‘Device Manager’ in Windows 10 via Windows Search Box and expand ‘Display Adapters’ category
Step 2: Right-click on graphics card driver and select ‘Uninstall Device’ to uninstall it and once uninstalled, restart your computer
Step 3: Restarting your computer will automatically reinstall all necessary drivers in computer. Once done, please check if the issue is resolved.
Method 3: Update Graphics card driver
Updating graphics card driver to latest & compatible driver version can resolve the issue.
Step 1: Open ‘Device Manager’ in Windows PC via Windows Search Box and expand ‘Display Adapters’ category
Step 2: Right-click on your graphics card driver, and select ‘Update Driver’, and follow on-screen instructions to finish update. Once updated, restart your computer and check if the issue is resolved.
Method 4: Download or reinstall graphics card driver update in Windows PC [Automatically]
You can also try to update all Windows drivers including graphics card driver using Automatic Driver Update Tool. You can get this tool through button/link below.
Method 5: Install latest version of Overwolf
This issue can be occurred due to interference of Overwolf app in your computer. You can try to fix the issue by uninstall Overwolf from your computer and then install latest version of Overwolf software in computer, and check if it works for you. You can get this tool from ‘https://content.overwolf.com/downloads/setup/latest/beta.html’ page.
Method 6: Uninstall video capture/recording software
Some users reported that this issue can also be fixed by uninstall video capture/recording software like Bandicam or OBS Studio – video recording software. So, you can try uninstalling these applications in computer and checking if it works.
Method 7: Update Windows 10 OS
Updating Windows 10 OS to latest OS version can resolve any issue in computer. Let’s try.
Step 1: Open ‘Settings’ App in Windows PC via Windows Search Box and go to ‘Update & Security > Windows Update’ and click ‘Check for updates’ button
Step 2: Download and install all available updates in computer and once updated, restart your computer and check if the issue is resolved.
Method 8: Uninstall and then reinstall Oculus Software
If the issue is still persist, then you can try to fix the issue is to uninstall Oculus software and then reinstall it in computer.
Step 1: Open ‘Control Panel’ in Windows PC via Windows Search Box and go to ‘Uninstall a Program > Programs & Features’
Step 2: Find and right-click on ‘Oculus’ software, and select ‘Uninstall’ option to uninstall it.
Step 3: Once uninstalled, go to ‘/ProgramFiles/Oculus’ folder and delete Oculus folder from there. Once done, restart your computer and visit ‘https://www.oculus.com/setup’ page, and download & install Oculus software in your computer. Once installed, check if the error is resolved.
I am sure this post helped you on How to fix Oculus has detected a problem with your graphics drivers in Windows 10/11 with several easy steps/methods. You can read & follow our instructions to do so. That’s all. For any suggestions or queries, please write on comment box below.