Download the latest driver from there and install it. If your graphics card is inside of your PC but no drivers are installed or the drivers are not functioning correctly, you may not be able to access the NVIDIA Control Panel.

What Nvidia graphics card do I have?

If your PC features an NVIDIA based graphics card and is using an NVIDIA display driver, you can identify the model of the GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) in your graphics card by accessing the NVIDIA System Information section of the NVIDIA Control Panel.

Install this software from the installation CD that came with the monitor or download the software from your HP monitor’s support site. However, if a monitor driver is available, installing it can provide a wider range of display resolutions. If Windows allows only two resolutions , or if the monitor’s native display resolution is unavailable with Plug and Play, try to find and install a monitor driver. Updating the graphics adapter driver is equally important in the video system and should also be considered. I run dual monitors from my Alienware 17 R4 laptop, and Dell/Alienware support directs users to this article.

But if you’re new to installing video cards then you might as well take a minute and make a restore point. It can make it a lot easier to recover and get your machine working properly if you get into trouble. Download generic Standard Monitor Driver Unsigned Windows file and run installer.

Automatic Driver Update On A Mac

You can read more about system restores on this page. You don’t need to make system restore points if you don’t think it’s worth the trouble. I change video cards all the time and I never do.

Get a pop up that says, "Please click on Install this driver software anyway". Press OK. Then, "The viewsonic wizard has successfully installed your monitor drivers. If the monitor has special features, such as a webcam or Auto Pivot, you might need extra software in addition to a monitor driver. For example, HP My Display, HP Display Assistant, or PivotPro software is necessary for Auto Pivot monitors.

  • Click on "Add a New Hardware Device." Click the "Next" button on the bottom of the screen.
  • Driver Support full functionality requires a subscription of $9.99/month and provides accurate drivers in an easy and convenient method.
  • Scroll to the bottom of the list that displays in the new window.
  • Windows will examine your system for the missing driver using Windows Update, allowing you to search for and install a new driver.
  • All products described as DOA will be checked upon receipt.
  • That leads you back to the option of searching internet websites for the updated driver what will restore your system performance.

To find out if Driver Easy is safe for my PC, I installed the free version and used it for more than a month. In that tenure, I found absolutely no problem with the software.

Both displays showed as Generic PnP Monitor under Device Manager. Performing the first step fixed the second monitor which is now identified correctly. Windows update also found an updated Intel device driver. However, after performing all the HP officejet pro 8620 driver steps, the embedded laptop screen continues to identify as Generic PnP Monitor. If Windows isn’t able to find updated driver software on the internet, then go to your computers’ manufacturer’s website or the graphics cards’ manufacturer’s website.

The only problem I faced was that the free version offers a little slower download speed. But, I guess that is meant to inspire us to purchase the pro version. If you don’t like going to the Device Manager and checking up on the drivers manually, you can definitely trust this tool. The best part is that it uses only certified drivers.