By following these simple instruction you too can update your video card drivers.
The graphics driver is system software that controls a computer's graphics card (sometimes called a video card or GPU).
Updating drivers is also a great troubleshooting step when the device is having some kind of problem or is generating an error, like a Device Manager error code.
A driver update isn't always a fix-it task, either.
A high percentage of Windows-based computers are operating with drivers that are out of date or that do not currently support Open GL (caused by using the default Windows drivers rather than those of the manufacturer).
If it is determined that the drivers need to be updated, users should first determine what graphics card they have.
Follow the easy steps below to update drivers in Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP: Optional Walkthrough: If you'd like to follow the process below, but with more details and screenshots for each step, use our Step by Step Guide to Updating Drivers in Windows instead.