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Identify Your Intel® Graphics Driver Version


Last Reviewed: 16-May-2017
Article ID: 000005589

Identify the graphics driver version on your computer using the Intel® Driver Update Utility or your Windows* desktop.

To check by using your Windows desktop, choose your operating system and follow the instructions:

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Windows® 10, 8*, 7*, or Windows Vista*

Windows® 10

 

Windows 8*

 

Windows 7*

 

  1. Right-click the Windows desktop and select Graphics Properties. The Intel® Graphics Driver window opens.
    Note If you don't see the Graphic Properties option, your computer is not using an Intel® Graphics Controller or an Intel® Graphics Driver.
  2. In older drivers:
    Click Support, and then select the drop-down option for Information Center.
    The driver version is listed as Driver Version.
  3. In newer drivers:
    Click Options & Support > Information Center.
    The driver version is listed under System Information. For example: 8.15.10.2639.

If you have an older graphics driver, click the information button in the lower-left corner. On the System tab, the graphics driver is listed in the Driver Version field.

Windows 95*, 98*, Me*, 2000*, or XP*
  1. Right-click the desktop and select Properties.
  2. Click the Settings tab.
  3. Click the Advanced button.
  4. Click the Intel® Graphics Technology or Intel® Extreme Graphics tab. The graphics driver version number is listed below the graphics controller name. For example: 6.13.01.3004.
    Note If the Intel® Graphics Technology tab or Intel® Extreme Graphics tab don't display, you have an outdated version or a customized graphics driver installed. Contact your computer or motherboard manufacturer for the latest video drivers for your computer. To check if a newer generic driver is available, use the Intel® Driver Update Utility.
Windows NT 4.0*
  1. Right-click the desktop and select Properties.
  2. Click the Intel® Graphics Technology or Intel® Extreme Graphics tab. The graphics driver version number is listed below the graphics device. For example: 6.13.01.3004.
    Note If the Intel® Graphics Technology tab or Intel® Extreme Graphics tab doesn't display, you have an outdated version or a customized graphics driver installed. Contact your computer or motherboard manufacturer for the latest video drivers for your computer. To check if a newer generic driver is available, use the Intel® Driver Update Utility.
Alternate methods

DxDiag
To identify your graphics driver in a DirectX* Diagnostic (DxDiag) report:

  1. Start > Run (or Flag + R)
    Note: Flag is the key with the Windows* logo on it
  2. Type DxDiag in the Run Window
  3. Press Enter
  4. Navigate to the tab listed as "Display 1"
  5. The driver version is listed under the Driver section as Version

 

MSInfo32
To identify your graphics driver in the MSInfo32 report:

  1. Start > Run (or Flag + R)
    Note: Flag is the key with the Windows* logo on it
  2. Type msinfo32 in the Run Window
  3. Press Enter
  4. Navigate to the Components section and select Display
  5. The driver version is listed as Driver Version
 

Device Manager
To identify your graphics driver in the Device Manager:

 
  1. Start > Control Panel
  2. Select Device Manager from the list (switch View by to Small Icons if needed)
  3. Expand the Display Adapter section and Right-click > Properties on your Intel® Display Adapter
  4. Navigate to the Driver tab and note the Driver Version presented
 
Related topics
Understanding driver version numbering
Graphics Driver FAQ
Intel® Driver Update Utility
Intel® Graphics Drivers for Mac*

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