Graphics
Graphics Drivers
How to Manually Install a Driver in Microsoft Windows Vista*

To manually install the Intel® Graphics Driver in the Microsoft Windows Vista* operating system, follow these steps:


Caution
Intel supplies generic versions of its graphics drivers for general purposes. But, the computer manufacturer can change the features, incorporate customizations, or make other changes to the graphics driver software or software packaging. To avoid any potential installation incompatibilities, Intel recommends that you first check with your computer manufacturer and use the driver software they provide.

  1. Download the graphics driver ZIP file.

  2. Unzip the file and put the contents in a location or folder you designate.

  3. Click Start > Computer > Properties > Device Manager.

  4. Click Continue.

  5. Double-click Display adapters.

  6. Right-click the Intel® Graphics Controller and click Update driver software.

  7. Click Browse my computer for driver software.

  8. Click Browse and navigate to the folder where you placed the extracted driver files.

  9. Select the Graphics folder, and click OK.

  10. Click Next.

  11. The message, "Windows* has successfully updated your driver software" displays following successful installation. Click Close to complete the installation wizard and reboot your system when prompted.

Related topics
How to get the ZIP version of the graphics driver
Computer Manufacturer Graphics Driver Detected

Operating System:

Windows Vista 64*, Windows Vista Starter, 32-bit version*, Windows Vista Home Basic, 32-bit version*, Windows Vista Home Premium, 32-bit version*, Windows Vista Business, 32-bit version*, Windows Vista Enterprise, 32-bit version*, Windows Vista Ultimate, 32-bit version*, Windows Vista Home Basic, 64-bit version*, Windows Vista Home Premium, 64-bit version*, Windows Vista Business, 64-bit version*, Windows Vista Enterprise, 64-bit version*, Windows Vista Ultimate, 64-bit version*, Windows Vista *, Windows Vista 32*

This applies to:

2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics 3000/2000
Intel® 82945G Express Chipset
Intel® 82946GZ Graphics Controller
Intel® 82G965 Graphics and Memory Controller Hub (GMCH)
Intel® 82Q963 Graphics and Memory Controller Hub (GMCH)
Intel® 82Q965 Graphics and Memory Controller Hub (GMCH)
Intel® Celeron® Processors with Intel® HD Graphics
Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics
Intel® G31 Express Chipset
Intel® G33 Express Chipset
Intel® G35 Express Chipset
Intel® G41 Express Chipset
Intel® G43 Express Chipset
Intel® G45 Express Chipset
Intel® Pentium® Processors with Intel® HD Graphics
Intel® Q33 Express Chipset
Intel® Q35 Express Chipset
Intel® Q43 Express Chipset
Intel® Q45 Express Chipset
Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family
Mobile Intel® 945GM Express Chipset Family
Mobile Intel® 965 Express Chipset Family

Solution ID: CS-029635
Last Modified: 05-Oct-2014
Date Created: 17-Aug-2008