Manually Install Intel® Graphics Driver in Windows* Vista

Last Reviewed: 30-Nov-2016
Article ID: 000005831

To manually install the Intel® Graphics Driver in the Windows Vista* operating system, follow these steps:

Intel supplies generic versions of its graphics drivers for general purposes, but the computer manufacturer can change the features, incorporate customizations, or make other changes to the graphics driver software or software packaging. To avoid any potential installation incompatibilities, Intel recommends that you first check with your computer manufacturer and use the driver software they provide.
  1. Download the graphics driver ZIP file.

  2. Unzip the file and put the contents in a location or folder you designate.

  3. Click Start > Computer > Properties > Device Manager.

  4. Click Continue.

  5. Double-click Display adapters.

  6. Right-click the Intel® Graphics Controller and click Update driver software.
    click Update driver software

  7. Click Browse my computer for driver software.

  8. Click Browse and navigate to the folder where you placed the extracted driver files.
    find extracted driver files

  9. Select the Graphics folder, and click OK.
    click OK from Graphics folder

  10. Click Next.
    click Next to install graphics driver

  11. The message, "Windows* has successfully updated your driver software" displays following successful installation. Click Close to complete the installation wizard and reboot your system when prompted.
    update successful

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