Article ID: 000058296 Content Type: Install & Setup Last Reviewed: 07/22/2021

How Can I Tell if the Graphics Driver Installed on My PC Is a Windows DCH Driver?

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Summary

Steps to check if the currently installed graphics driver is a DCH driver.

Description

How can I tell if the Graphics driver installed on my PC is a Windows DCH Driver?

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Follow these steps to check if the graphics driver installed on your PC is a Windows DCH Driver:

  1. Right-click Windows Start and click on Device Manager.
  2. Click Display Adapters.
  3. Right-click the Intel Graphics Controller and select Properties.
  4. Click the Driver tab.
  5. Click Driver Details.
  6. Scroll through the list and check the name used for the .inf files. DCH drivers will contain 'dch' in its .inf file names.
    • Below pictures show an example of DCH vs. Legacy (also known as DC).

DCH vs. Legacy

 

NoteGraphics drivers labeled as 15.45.xx.xxxx, 15.40.xx.xxxx, 15.36.xx.xxxx, and 15.33.xx.xxxx are legacy (non-DCH) drivers. To identify your graphics driver version, see What's My Intel® Graphics Driver Version?.
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