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4 Ways to Download and Update Intel Graphics Drivers in Windows 10

intel graphics driver error

After you upgraded the system to Windows 10, you probably noted this error in Device manager: Expand on Display adapter, there is an Intel HD Graphics Family device with a yellow mark. When you right-click on the Properties of this device, you will find the device status is: Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or missing (Code 39).

It means the Intel graphics driver has stopped working. It probably leads to the PC running slowly and the program has stuck. This is a driver problem. You are best to update your Intel graphics driver at first.

In this article, we will introduce you how to download and update Intel graphics drivers in Windows 10/8/7/Vista.

Please uninstall problematic Intel graphics driver on your PC before you updated the driver. Please read this article for your reference: How to Completely Uninstall Graphics Drivers in Windows 10.

Method 1: Windows Operating System Update Intel Graphics Drivers

1, Press Win +R key to go to Run box and type devmgmt.msc to open the Device Manager.

devmgmt msc

2, Please expand on Display adapters, you can catch an Intel HD Graphics Family device with a yellow mark. Right-click on the Properties of the device and select Driver > Update Driver > Search automatically for updated driver software.

The Windows will detect and install a new driver for the device automatically.

intel graphics family update

Please wait a few minutes, the best driver software for your device is already installed and the yellow mark has disappeared. You can test the graphics driver at the time.

You can also try to update the driver use Windows Update if above method is useless for you.

Method 2: Windows Update Intel Graphics Drivers

1, Please type windows update in Start box, you can see Windows update settings on the top of the menu and click it.

windows update settings

2, You can see the Check for updates button on the right and choose it. Available updates will be downloaded and installed automatically.

check for updates

3, The latest Update status will be showed up. You can click the Restart now to restart your computer.

windows status.

4, Finally, the Intel Graphics driver should be worked.

If the device still does not working, you can have a try to manually download and update the driver on the website.

Method 3: Manually Update Intel Graphics Drivers

1, Check the Windows operating system type of your PC.

Please press Win + X key and select the System option. You can learn what operating system type your PC is. Our PC system type is 64-bit Operating System, x64-based processor.

windows system type.

2, Check the driver model of your Intel graphics driver. In the most of the case, you can get the driver model from the name of the graphics hardware. For example, HD Graphics 4000 is the Intel graphics driver model.

intel graphics 4000 driver.

3, Go to Intel official website, there are many the latest drivers on the website. You can pick out a driver what was you needed from the driver category. We take Intel HD Graphics 4000 as an example.

intel graphics 4000.

4, You can see the Drivers and Downloads list on the right and select the latest driver in the list.

intel graphics 4000 downloads.

5, Please click the Intel HD Graphics 4000 and download it.

intel graphics 4000 download.

An executable file would be downloaded. You can save the file in any disk if you like. Double-click on the executable file and install the driver follow the instruction.

You can also directly type the driver model in Google Engine. The official website for this driver appears at the top of Google Engine.

intel hd graphics 4000 driver.

You can download the driver from the Download for Intel HD Graphics 4000 list and then install the driver follow the instruction.

download intel graphics 4000.

Final Solution:

Automatically Update Intel Graphics Drivers

In order to save time for you, you can use Driver Doctor tool to solve any driver issue.

Driver Doctor is a kind of driver updating tool. It is very safety for Windows operating system. It can help you to solve all driver issues including downloading or installation for Windows 10, 8, 7, vista system. Its proprietary One-Click Update technology not only ensures that you have correct driver versions for your hardware, but it also creates a backup of your current drivers before making any changes. It’s very fast and convenient for you.


Intel Graphics Driver issue is complex in driver issues. If you want to solve it, one of the simplest ways is updated the Graphics Driver. We hope this article can help you.

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