Time Required: It usually takes around 15 minutes to update a driver a Windows, even less time if the driver is self-installable or you get it via Windows Update (more on all of that below).
It’s very important to choose the right drivers for your video card otherwise your computer may crash.
By following these simple instruction you too can update your video card drivers.
If Windows doesn't have the driver you need, you can find it on the disc that came with the hardware or device you want to use, or on the manufacturer's website.
Repair or update a driver If a hardware device isn't functioning properly, or if a program or game that you're installing states that it requires newer driver software than you currently have installed, you should check Windows Update for updated driver software.
The driver should now, by the magic of the Windows Plug and Play feature that automatically detects new hardware, be working.
A driver is software that allows your computer to communicate with hardware or devices.
The graphics driver is system software that controls a computer's video adapter (sometimes called a Adobe does not support the installation of graphics drivers and provides the information in this document only as a courtesy.
For assistance with the installation of a graphics driver, contact the manufacturer of the computer or the manufacturer of the computer's video adapter.
Tip: Updating drivers yourself is not difficult, but there are programs that will more or less do it for you.
See our List of Free Driver Updater Tools for reviews of the best ones out there.
If you don’t keep your drivers up-to-date, you could run into problems that make your hardware malfunction.