You will need
- The software Everest Ultimate Edition.
Before you begin the process of updating the video driver, you need to determine the company that manufactured your video card. Today there are 2 large companies: GeForce from NVidia or Radeon from ATI. If it is not possible to open the side wall of the system unit, do the following: click menu "start" - "Run" (keyboard shortcut Win+R). You will see a window, type dxdiag.
You will see a window titled "DirectX diagnostic Tool" - go to the tab "Display" - the name of the card will be visible in the "Device".
After you determine the brand of graphics card, you need to know the bitness of your operating system. This is done as follows: click menu "start" - "Run" (keyboard shortcut Win+R). You will see a window, enter the command winver. If you have a 64-bit version of the operating system, then the system name will be the additional notes, otherwise the system name will not change.
Run the program Everest Ultimate Edition. After a few seconds will end the scan devices. Click in the sidebar "Computer" - "System" - "Video". In the right part of the program will reflect data for that device. At the bottom of this list you will see a reference to update the drivers. Click on this link.
You will be redirected to the official website of the manufacturer of your graphics card. For download drivers specify the operating system version and click on the link.
For normal operation of the graphics card with the operating system need a driver. The operating system usually contains a standard driver Its main task is providing output image on the display. To take full advantage of the graphics card, you need to install full driver for your graphics card.
How to update the drivers for the graphics card. Before updating the drivers, you need to find out what's your graphics card. There are two major families of GPUs: GeForce, produced by NVidia, and Radeon, manufactured by ATI. All other GPUs, including the production of SiS, S3, Matrox, VIA, and even Intel, as a rule, are not suitable for modern games.