Nvidia Proprietary Drivers
It’s usually in the integrated peripherals section. Set the BIOS option to disable the integrated video. If you don’t plan to use your integrated video at all it would be nice to make it completely disappear. Integrated video borrows its video RAMfrom motherboard RAM. If you’re not using your integrated video then the RAM it borrows from the motherboard is wasted.
So basically, I’ve given you four separate lists of steps. If your computer can disable the integrated video in the BIOS then you should try this list. If your computer can’t disable integrated video or you have no idea which list to try then I’d try this download drivers one.
Step Four: Install New Drivers
Once you pull the latch you can remove the door and get access to the inside of the machine. When people are having problems opening a case they often start removing screws that they should leave alone. The bottom image shows you some screws aimed at by red arrows. Those screws hold the power supply to the case. Don’t remove them unless you’d like to have your power supply rattling around inside your case.
How do I install Nvidia graphics driver?
To Install the NVIDIA Display Driver: 1. Run the NVIDIA Display Driver installer. The Display Driver Installer appears.
2. Follow installer directions until final screen. Do not reboot.
3. When prompted, select No, I will restart my computer later.
4. Click Finish.
If you’re having serious problems then you can set a system restore point as described earlier and just try all four lists to see if any work. The steps above make the integrated video completely vanish from the computer.
Disabling your integrated video also reduces the likelihood of some kind of conflict between your old and new video systems. This is how you upgrade the video system in most store-bought computers.
- Store your graphics card somewhere safe, as it’s fairly easy to damage these things.
- Now look round the back of your PC (where you usually plug in your HDMI / DisplayPort), and you’ll likely see the graphics card has been screwed into the case.
- Remove these screws and make sure you put them somewhere safe.
- Apply pressure to it, and you should hear a faint click, which will then release the graphics card so you can easily pull it free.
- This can sometimes be hard to reach depending on how crowded your motherboard is.
Unfortunately, many motherboards do not allow you to disable the integrated video. If your computer can disable the integrated video then the steps listed above are the best ones to use.
You can tell if your machine can disable the integrated video by looking for that option in the BIOS. If you don’t know much about BIOSes then this page shows you the basics. If your BIOS can disable the integrated video then use the steps listed above. Turn your machine back on and go into the BIOS. Find the BIOS option which disables the integrated video.
Windows 10 is the latest and greatest OS offering from Microsoft, and is possibly one of the software giant’s most popular operating systems. The case on the left can be opened by pulling the latch aimed at by the green arrow. That’s the sort of thing you find with an easy-to-open case. There’s a nice, convenient latch just asking to be pulled.