Tips to update video driver
What is the importance of updating video card drivers? Learn how to update video drivers on Windows systems
Video card is a hardware component that helps to transfer the graphical information to the display device like monitor. Video driver is used for controlling the video card. It is a software program that is necessary for the working of the video card. Without a driver the hardware device is not able to work. The main purpose of video driver is to generate and display the images on the screen. It allows the communication of Operating System with device. There are several methods are available for updating the video card. You could update either by using device manage or by manually downloading and installing the driver. Video driver acts as an interface between the video card and Operating System. By updating the video card driver you would get the good quality output with latest features.
Following are the Importance of updating video driver and methods to update the video drivers on Windows OS:
- Importance of updating video driver
- Using Device Manager
- Manually downloading
Importance of updating video driver
Updating video card driver means adding more functionality with latest feature in addition to the existing feature. It improves the performance of the video card and clears the existing bugs in the system. Before updating the video card driver you need to scan the system using powerful anti-virus software.
Using Device Manager
In order to update the video card driver on Windows Operating System first you need to connect the system with Internet and select start and go to ‘My computer’. Then you need to right click on it and select ‘properties’. Then choose the ‘Hardware" tab and it would open a window and from that you need to select 'Device Manager'. From that you need to select ‘Display adapters' and expand it by clicking on the + symbol. From that you would get NVIDIA video card and then right click on it and choose 'Update driver'. It would open up the 'Hardware Update Wizard’ and by choosing ‘next option’ it would automatically find latest video driver via online and performs installation. Then you need to click ‘finish’ button to complete the process.
You could update the video card driver manually by using the manufacture’s website. For that you need to find out the specification of video card installed in your system. For that choose the ‘Properties’ by right click on the desktop and select Display Properties. Then choose the ‘Settings’ tab and from that and you would get the video card manufacturer details. By entering the details of video card you would get the latest updates available for the video drivers.
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