How to Install an Intel® Graphics Driver in Windows® 10 & Windows 11*

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07/15/2022

Install the latest graphics driver from your computer manufacturer or install the latest graphics driver from the Download Center using one of the methods below.

See more information on why you should update your graphics driver.

Note We recommend that you check first with your computer manufacturer and use the driver software provided by them to avoid potential installation incompatibilities. Intel supplies generic versions of Graphics Drivers for general purposes. Computer manufacturers might have changed the features, incorporated customizations, or made other changes to the graphics driver software or software packaging.

Method 1: Use Intel® Driver & Support Assistant to automatically detect and install the driver (Recommended)

Wrench icon Download the Intel® Driver & Support Assistant. For more information, see the Intel® Driver & Support Assistant FAQ.

Method 2: Manually install the driver from the Intel Download Center

Installation

Follow the steps below. If you need more help, refer to the example text near the bottom of this page.

  1. Identify the Intel® Processor number and note the Intel® Processor (example: i7-1165G7).
    • Press the Windows key Windows key on your keyboard and start typing System, choose System Information. This will show the processor information such as the processor number.
  2. Go to the Download Center and enter the processor number (identified in step 1) in the search bar.
  3.  Select the desired driver result.
    • If available, we recommend selecting Intel Graphics - Windows* DCH Drivers for the latest driver updates but other options may be available.
  4. Click Download and open the .exe file.
  5. Step through the installation until the installer shows Installation Complete.

 

Verify the Driver Successfully Installed.

After running the .exe file, verify the installation:

  1. Open the Device Manager
  2. Press the Windows key Windows key on your keyboard and start typing Device Manager.
  3. Double-click on Display Adapters and click the Intel Graphics device.
  4. Click the Driver tab.
  5. Verify that the Driver Version and Driver Date are correct.

    Driver version

 

Example of how to manually install a Windows DCH driver from the Intel Download Center

The following is a step-by-step example of how to install an Intel® Graphics driver for a system with an Intel Core Processor i7-1165G7.

  1. Identify the Intel® Processor number and note the Intel® Processor.
    • Press on the Windows key Windows key on your keyboard and start typing System, choose System Information. This will show the processor information such as the processor number.

      Processor information

  2. Go to the Download Center and enter the processor number (identified in step 1) in the search bar.

    Enter processors number

  3. Click on Drivers (located on the left under Filter By) then select the desired driver result. If available, we recommend selecting Intel Graphics - Windows* DCH Drivers for the latest driver updates but other options may be available.

    Select Intel Grpahics Windows DCH Drivers

  4. Click Download and open the .exe file.

    Download file

  5. The installer will display on the screen. Click Begin Installation.

    Begin installation

  6. Follow the steps in the installation until the installer shows Installation Complete. 

    Installation complete

  7. After running the .exe file, verify the installation by following the steps below:
    1. Press on the Windows key Windows key on your keyboard and start typing Device Manager.
    2. Double-click on Display Adapters and click the Intel Graphics device.

      Intel UHD Graphics 620

  8. Click the Driver tab.

    Driver tab

  9. Verify that the Driver Version and Driver Date are correct.

    Driver version

If you experience issues installing your graphics driver after attempting the above steps, try our Troubleshooting Wizard for Intel® Graphics Drivers for step-by-step instructions on how to troubleshoot these issues.  You may also contact Intel Support for further assistance.

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