Whether you are viewing images / videos, playing games or running applications on your Windows 10 PC, it's your system's graphics card behind it. Therefore, for all of these functions to work properly, the graphics card driver must always be up to date. Also, if your graphics card isn't working properly, it can also lead to the much feared Blue Screen of Death (BSoD).
There are three simple methods by which you can keep your graphics card up to date. Let's see how.
Method 1: how to update graphics card on Windows 10 PC via Device Manager
Step 1: press the Windows key + X together on the keyboard> select Device administrator give the menu answer.
Step 2: Device administrator window> expand Video cards > double click on the listed graphics card> on my PC is Intel (R) 520 HD graphics.
3 pass: Graphics card properties dialog> driver tab> click Update Driver button.
Step 4: Next> click Automatically searches for updated driver software.
This will search for the latest driver online and will automatically update if available. If it is already up to date, a message will be displayed " The best drivers for your device are already installed“And it's ready. However, if it doesn't show any drivers due to an error then try the second method.
Method 2: how to manually update the graphics card on your Windows 10 PC
Step 1: To find your graphics card model> right click on Application bar > select Task Manager give the menu answer.
Step 2: Task Manager window> click Performance tab> at the bottom left of the screen> click GPU 0 > On the right side of the panel you can find the model of your graphics card.
Step 3: Now open Google with > search Name of the graphics card followed by "download the driver". For example, I searched Intel (R) 520 HD Graphics Driver Download. Click on the first result.
Step 4: Takes you directly to the driver download page for your graphics card model. Click on Home and your drivers will automatically update.
And this is all! Your graphics card will now be updated and you should now be able to watch your videos or play your games happily.
Method 3: how to update graphics card on Windows 10 PC using automatic detection
Step 1: In this case, you can use the links below for graphics card manufacturers that automatically scan and find the latest driver for your graphics card.
Intel Driver Assistant e Support Assistant
NVIDIA Driver Scan
AMD automatic detection and installation:
Step 2: Choose the one that applies to you. For my PC I used the extension Intel Support Assistant e Driver Assistant.
These tools will find the latest drivers for the related graphics card on your PC and download them for you.