Intel® Windows DCH Graphics Drivers FAQ

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10/01/2021

Microsoft has moved to a new Universal Drivers architecture that started with Windows® 10 October 2018 Update. This change resulted in a shift of our Intel® Graphics Drivers starting with Intel Graphics driver 26.20.100.7985. See the below topics for information on how this might impact your system.

General information
What are Windows* DCH Drivers?
How does this affect my PC using Intel® Graphics?
Which Intel® Graphics Controllers are supported by Windows DCH drivers?
What are the differences between Legacy (DC) and DCH Drivers?
Where can I get technical details about Windows DCH Drivers?

Install and Upgrade
Can I do ‘INF/Have-disk installation’ for the graphics Windows DCH Driver?
Is it possible to upgrade the Graphics driver from Legacy to Windows DCH Driver?
How can I tell if the Graphics driver installed on my PC is Windows DCH Driver?
I have a Windows DCH Driver installed, can I roll back to a previous non-DCH Driver (or Legacy driver)?
Do I have to get Windows® 10 drivers from Windows Update now?

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