Not Able to Open the Intel® Graphics Control Panel After Installing the DCH driver

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000031673

02/15/2019

What are you seeing?

Examples of descriptions of this issue:
1)  After updating to Declarative Componentized Hardware (DCH) graphics driver the Intel® Graphics Control Panel is not opening.
2) After installing the DCH graphics driver the system does not open the Intel® Graphics Control Panel and QuickSync stops working.
3) Why is the Intel® Graphics Control Panel not opening when using the DCH graphics driver?
4) Intel® Control Panel is not showing up after updating to DCH graphics Driver. 


Environment:

Including but not limited to:
Intel® UHD Graphics 620
Intel® HD Graphics 630


How to fix it:

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000032309/graphics-drivers.htmlThe Intel® Graphics Control Panel is no longer bundled with the driver and is automatically downloaded from the Internet. After updating to the latest version of the Intel® graphics driver you might find that the Intel® Graphics Control Panel is not longer available or not able to be open from the right-click menu.
To solve this problem:

  • First, make sure that Windows is updated to the latest version available. To check click on the "Start button" search for "Windows Updates" and do a check for updates or contact Microsoft* Support
  • Access to the Microsoft* Store. Here is the link to get the Microsoft download. 
  • Search for the Intel® Graphics Control Panel
  • Install it
The Intel® graphics control panel will be located on the "Start" menu as an application or it can be launched by using the key combination "Ctrl Alt F12".

Other references:
Frequently Asked Questions about Windows* DCH Drivers for Intel® Graphics
Intel® Graphics Control Panel fails to launch after installing it from the Microsoft® Store
DCH = Declarative Componentized Hardware
To update Intel® Graphics - Windows® 10 DCH Drivers

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