Graphics
Graphics Drivers
How to Manually Install a Driver in Microsoft Windows 7*

To manually install the Intel® Graphics Driver in the Microsoft Windows 7* 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 to a designated location or folder.
  3. Click Start.
  4. Right-click Computer > Manage. When prompted for permission from User Account Control, click Yes.
  5. Select Device Manager from the navigation tab on the left.
  6. Double-click Display Adapters.
  7. Right-click the Intel® Graphics Controller and click Update Driver Software.
  8. Click Browse my computer for driver software.
  9. Click Browse and select the directory where the driver files are located.
  10. Click Next. Drivers are now being installed.
  11. Reboot computer when prompted.

To verify successful driver installation:

  1. Go to Device Manager.
  2. Double-click Display Adapter.
  3. Double-click the Intel graphics controller.
  4. Click Driver tab.
  5. Verify the Driver Version and Driver Date is correct.
Related topics
How to get the ZIP version of the graphics driver
Computer Manufacturer Graphics Driver Detected

Operating System:

Windows 7*, Windows 7, 32-bit*, Windows 7, 64-bit*, Windows 7 Enterprise, 32-bit*, Windows 7 Enterprise, 64-bit*, Windows 7 Home Basic, 32-bit*, Windows 7 Home Basic, 64-bit*, Windows 7 Home Premium, 32-bit*, Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit*, Windows 7 Professional, 32-bit*, Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit*, Windows 7 Starter Edition*, Windows 7 Ultimate, 32-bit*, Windows 7 Ultimate, 64-bit*

This applies to:

2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics 3000/2000
3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics 2500
3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics 4000
4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics 4200
4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics 4400
4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics 4600
4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics 5000
4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® Iris™ Graphics 5100
4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics 5200
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® B43 Express Chipset
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® Graphics Media Accelerator 3150 (Intel® GMA 3150)
Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 3600 Series
Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 600 (Intel® GMA 600)
Intel® HD Graphics 5300 for Intel® Core™ M Processors
Intel® HD Graphics 5500 for 5th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
Intel® HD Graphics 6000 for 5th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
Intel® Iris™ Graphics 6100 for 5th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
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-033915
Last Modified: 06-Jan-2015
Date Created: 02-Dec-2012