Open the Control Panel for Intel® Graphics

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01/10/2020

You can open the Intel® Graphics Control Panel using the three different methods below. 

Before Continuing: Confirm that your system has the Intel® Graphics Control Panel installed. If it is not installed on your system, refer to these installation instructions

Method 1: Windows Start Menu

From the Windows Start Menu, search for the Intel® Graphics Control Panel. Double click the Intel® Graphics Control Panel icon.

Method 2: Desktop Mode

In desktop mode, right-click on the Desktop. Then, select Intel® Graphics Settings

Intel Graphics Settings

Note Intel® Graphics Settings option is no longer available when using Windows (Declarative Componentized Hardware) DCH Graphics drivers. Find more information.

Method 3: Hot-key

You can open the Intel® Graphics Control Panel with a hot-key combination. On your keyboard, simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+F12.

Note Original equipment manufacturers (OEM) can disable certain hot-key functions.

 

If the above methods don't work, see the information below:

  • The Intel® Graphics Control Panel is only available on systems that use Intel® Graphics Controllers with the correct drivers installed.
  • Confirm that your system has the Intel® Graphics Control Panel installed. The Intel® Graphics Control Panel is no longer included in the driver installer package with Windows DCH Graphics drivers. However, after installing DCH drivers, the Intel® Graphics Control Panel should download and install automatically from the Microsoft Store. If it is not automatically installed on your system, refer to these installation instructions. For more information about DCH Graphics drivers, see our FAQ on the subject.
  • Original equipment manufacturers (OEM) can change how to access the Intel® Graphics Control Panel. If you can't locate Intel® Graphics Settings as an option on your system using the methods outlined above, contact your OEM to determine if they have changed how these options work on your system. Make sure your computer is using an Intel® Graphics Controller and has the latest Intel® Graphics Driver installed before contacting them.

 

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