Updating the video driver

11-Dec-2019 08:43

The scan collects data necessary to recommend the correct driver update such as graphics hardware, operating system, language, and current driver version.

One of the areas that has NOT been well accepted is the decision to enforce updates whether you want them or not.While we can't stop the update process from happening for the majority of updates, what we can do is stop it from updating drivers to versions that deviate from those that are working, stable and preferred by YOU to be there. Start by right clicking the start menu button and selecting Control panel, or navigate to control panel however you normally would do so.You can get to the Control Panel quickly, by calling up the run box with the Win R shortcut and then typing "control" and hitting Enter. Once the System properties window opens, click on "Advanced system settings" on the left side of the window. Windows 10 should no longer "automatically" update your driver settings.This information is sent to NVIDIA and matched to our driver database to check for updates.You can configure how often you want NVIDIA to check for updates.

One of the areas that has NOT been well accepted is the decision to enforce updates whether you want them or not.

While we can't stop the update process from happening for the majority of updates, what we can do is stop it from updating drivers to versions that deviate from those that are working, stable and preferred by YOU to be there. Start by right clicking the start menu button and selecting Control panel, or navigate to control panel however you normally would do so.

You can get to the Control Panel quickly, by calling up the run box with the Win R shortcut and then typing "control" and hitting Enter. Once the System properties window opens, click on "Advanced system settings" on the left side of the window. Windows 10 should no longer "automatically" update your driver settings.

This information is sent to NVIDIA and matched to our driver database to check for updates.

You can configure how often you want NVIDIA to check for updates.

Drivers that need to be updated are listed at the top of the list automatically and are indicated by an alert symbol and shown here: Driver Support will automatically start the process of downloading the correct device driver for you and launching the driver installation software.