This page lists the different methods to open the Intel Graphics® Control Panel in Windows® 10, 8*/8.1*, and 7*.
Before continuing: The Intel Graphics Control Panel has been discontinued for newer devices. This page only applies to systems with 5th Generation Intel® Core Processors or older. If you have 6th Generation Intel® Core Processors and newer, see: How to Install the Intel® Graphics Command Center. See How to Find the Generation of Intel® Core™ Processors.
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Method 1: Windows Search Box (Recommended)
In the Windows search box, search for "Intel." The Intel Graphics Control Panel will appear as a search result. Click the Intel Graphics Control Panel search result to launch the application. This is the recommended method to be used on the majority of systems.
|Note||The application may appear further down the search results if there are other Intel applications installed on the system.|
Method 2: Hotkey Combination
On your keyboard, simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+F12.
Original equipment manufacturers (OEM) can disable certain hot-key functions.
Method 3: Desktop Mode (For systems with 15.45 and older drivers only)
In desktop mode, right-click the Desktop. Then, select Intel® Graphics Settings. This method is only available for systems with legacy drivers installed.
|Note||Graphics drivers labeled as 15.45.xx.xxxx, 15.40.xx.xxxx, 15.36.xx.xxxx, and 15.33.xx.xxxx are legacy drivers. To identify your graphics driver version, see What's My Intel® Graphics Driver Version?|
- If the methods below don't work, try following the steps on the following pages: