Friday, 19 September 2014

Replace A Nvidia Display Driver

NVIDIA video cards come in a variety of series, each card specifically designed for certain purposes, such as gaming, driving desktop graphics and handling multimedia demands. Regardless of your specific card, NVIDIA regularly releases updated drivers designed and tailored for your card. These updated video card drivers can unlock new features, better graphics, increased stability and more consistent performance for your card. In order to get the most out of your video card, you need to keep your display driver up to date.


Updating Your NVIDIA Display Driver

1. Open the Device Manager. instructs you to open the start menu, click "Control Panel," select "System and Maintenance" and then click "Device Manager." To open the Device Manager directly, select "Run" from the start menu, type "mmc devmgmt.msc" and press "Enter."

2. Select "Display adapters" from the Device Manager tree and double-click on the name of your video card from the expanded view. Click the "Driver" tab to check your current driver version.

3. Open your Internet browser and type "" to go to the NVIDIA homepage. If it is your first time visiting the website, you will be asked to select your country so NVIDIA can present you with a page customized to your region.

4. Click "Download Drivers" on the navigation menu of NVIDIA gives two options to locate the drivers for your product: manual or automatic. The manual search is faster if you know what type of card you have.

5. Choose your product type, series, operating system and language from the drop-down menus on the manual option. Click "Search."

6. Review the returned result to ensure that it matches your video card and click "Download." Depending on your browser, you may have to click another option to allow the download to proceed.

7. Locate the downloaded driver installation package on your computer. Double-click the ".exe" file to automatically install the new driver to your computer. Your screen may turn black for a few seconds during the installation. Your new driver is now installed.

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