Code Update type: Then what is the point of Microsoft offering drivers via Windows Update in the first place? You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. Killeen, TX Local time: Here is my computer details:

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Debian and Ubuntu — just to name two Linux distros — also provide “generic” device drivers and updates via their package managers, and—surprise!

JohnR Windows 7 Home Wdd1.1 64bit 1 posts.

Intel Corporation Graphics Adapter WDDM, Graphics Adapter WDDM, – Microsoft Community

Guys, first off, sometimes I come here to find that the answers aren’t helpful at all, which only indicates that Microsoft doesn’t seem to give a darn and leaves users left to themselves to find real working solutions on other sites on the net.

Use the Intel Update Driver utility instead: Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions. This is what Microsoft suggests for the error code you received: Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. I am going to be away from home from Christmas until the 14th January.


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This helped me too. Message 6 of Steps to update the driver manually i. If update is clever enough to not install something that is not needed why put it forward in the first place? SSD and optical drive?

Cannot update Graphics Adapter from Windows Update

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Try the Link below for the latest Intel HD BarryBob57 Created on April 13, Posted 12 January – You may want to download the driver from the Intel website search on your graphics model number, then Windows 7read the graphiccs notes first, to verify that it is correct for your hardware, uninstall the graphics drivers Windows will revert to a basic default driverrestart, and install the new driver. Update a driver for hardware that isn’t working properly http: Palcouk Replied on September 28, In reply to barrantj’s post on September 3, Changeling Dave Windows 64 Ultimate service pack 1 11 posts.

I just need to know if I should install the downloaded updated drivers before I proceed to step 2. However, the KB article you pointed at still is as helpful as nuts: Find More Posts by JohnR How satisfied are you with this reply? Btw keep qdapter people like this, I really appreciate it.


Please log in to reply. Restart the computer once the driver is updated. Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation.

Ok before I do this, do I install these updated drivers first?

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Similar aapter and support threads. In win7 MS does not require or expect peoples to use Recommended updates unless they have read the more information with any update to ascertain as to whether its relevant to their specific hardware or win usage.

They have better driver than the one that Windows provides.