Updating windows xp video card

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To get the name of manufacturer do the following: Download the latest NVIDIA driver for your video card [3]. Option 1 lets you select the correct driver by narrowing down possibilities through the use of dropdown boxes.Option 2 can automatically determine the correct driver for you but requires the installation of the NVIDIA Smart Scan tool which needs the latest version of Java. Download the latest driver for your video card from AMD [4].Unlike NVIDIA this does not require the installation of Java. Download the latest driver for your video card from Intel [5].

For the sake of simplicity only three of the largest manufacturers will be discussed in detail.If your distribution's standard update process doesn't give you the latest drivers, you may need to look for other package repositories for your distribution.For example, to upgrade closed-source drivers on Ubuntu, you may need to go to System Settings Reboot your computer to use the new graphics driver.Updating drivers is a very straightforward task that can be done by any user but most guides forget a crucial step: remove the old driver before installing new drivers.The following steps are described in detail and will ensure a clean computer and avoids any potential problems: Download the latest drivers from the manufacturer website.

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