Nvidia Graphics Driver is essential software to communicate your Nvidia Graphics Card (Hardware) with Operating System installed in your computer. Without drivers for your graphics card, you can’t run graphics related programs and even you can’t play your favorite games in your computer. So, you should make sure that Nvidia Graphics Driver Update in your Windows device if you have Nvidia graphics card.
How to find graphics card model in Windows 10? [DirectX Diagnostic Tool]
To check graphics card model in Windows OS based device, open ‘Run Dialog Box’ and type ‘dxdiag’ and then hit ‘Ok’ button to open ‘DirectX Diagnostic Tool’. This tool will show you the detailed information about your System. So, click on ‘Display’ tab in this tool to see the detailed configuration of your display adapters. This way, you can find your graphics card model and now you can go for download and reinstall nvidia graphics card driver according your display adapter model.
DirectX Diagnostic Tool helps you to find the graphics card model. However, you can also check the status of your Nvidia graphics card using ‘Device Manager’. To do so, open ‘Device Manager’ (Press ‘Windows + X’ keys together and select ‘Device Manager’ option to open), expand ‘Display Adapters’ category and click on your Nvidia graphics card. Check if it shows ‘Yellow Exclamation Mark’ on your graphics card. If yes, then Nvidia driver update is necessary.
However, you can check your Nvidia graphics card model by double-click on your Nvidia graphics card to open its ‘Properties’. Now, you can note down the graphics card name, serial number and other valuable information from ‘Nvidia Properties window’.
This way, you can find your graphics adapter model & serial number currently installed. This will help you to download and install the latest driver for your graphics in your computer. Updating Nvidia graphics card driver fixes bugs and improves performance. So, you should keep up-to-date your graphics driver. Let’s take a look at list of patches and bug fixes.
Some common problem associated with Nvidia Graphics Card:
- Nvidia Graphics Adapter Blue-Screen Crash or UNEXPECTED KERNEL MODE TRAP
- The desktop screen may flicker
- System may freeze with the screen displaying as solid color.
- With HDR enabled, black levels are incorrect, notably on LG OLED TVs
- After waking from sleep, the notebook displays corruption.
- Blue Screen Crash may occur upon resuming from sleep mode when three 4k monitors are connected.
These types of problems can easily be fixed by updating your Nvidia graphics card driver to latest version. Driver update not only fixes bug but also enhances the graphics & gaming experience. Let’s go for solution.
How to Nvidia Graphics Driver Update on Windows 10 using ‘Device Manager’?
Step 1: Press ‘Windows + X’ keys together from keyboard and select ‘Device Manager’
Step 2: In the opened ‘Device Manager’, locate and expand ‘Display Adapters’ category
Step 3: Right-click on your Nvidia graphics card and select ‘Update Driver’
Step 4: Select ‘Search automatically for updated driver software’ and follow on-screen instructions to finish installation.
Step 5: Once done, restart your computer to see the changes.
How to download and Reinstall Nvidia Graphics Driver Update on Windows 10 using ‘Nvidia Official site’?
Step 1: Open your browser and visit ‘Nvidia Official Site’ or ‘https://www.nvidia.com/en-in/’
Step 2: Now, click on ‘Drivers’ tab and select ‘GeForce Drivers’
Step 3: Select the product type, product, product series, operating system, download type and then hit ‘Start Search’ button. You need to fill the required field according to your graphics card model and operating system architecture.
Step 4: Scroll down to see the list of drivers, choose the latest & correct one, and click on ‘Get Download’ button under correct Nvidia graphics driver, and then hit ‘Download Now’ button to start downloading.
Step 5: Now, double-click on ‘setup file’ or ‘Downloaded file’ and follow on-screen instructions to finish installation.
Step 6: Once done, restart your computer to see the changes.
How to download or Reinstall Nvidia Graphics Driver Update using ‘GeForce Experience’?
GeForce Experience is software offers you can manage Nvidia drivers and game settings.
Step 1: At first, you need to download and install ‘GeForce Experience’ software in your computer using ‘Nvidia Official site’
Step 2: Once installed, open ‘GeForce Experience’ software in your Windows device
Step 3: Click on ‘Drivers’ tab and click ‘Download’
Step 4: Select ‘Express Installation’ and the ‘GeForce Game Ready driver’ will be updated to the latest version.
Step 5: After that, restart your computer to see the changes.
How to Nvidia Graphics Driver Update on Windows 10 using ‘Nvidia Control Panel’?
Nvidia Control Panel is utility software belongs to Nvidia brand chipset offers you can update your nvidia graphics driver, and manage and control graphics & gaming related tasks.
Step 1: Click on ‘Start (Windows)’ button and type ‘Nvidia Control Panel’ in ‘Windows Search box’ and the open it.
Step 2: In the opened ‘Nvidia Control Panel’ window, select ‘Preferences’ tab and make sure that if ‘automatically check for updates’, ‘check for updates’, ‘graphics driver’ and ‘game and program profiles, including SLI (installs automatically)’ checkboxes are checked (Ticked).
Step 3: Now, click on ‘Update’ tab and click on ‘Check for updates’. This will show you the list of available updates.
Step 4: If there is new update available, click on either the hyperlink for updates or click on the System Tray pop-up balloon when a notification appears. This will redirect you to Official Nvidia Driver page for your hardware.
Step 5: On the opened page, click on ‘Download’ button to start downloading and then install the driver
Step 6: Finally, reboot your computer to see the changes.
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