If you are unsure about your Intel processor’s generation, you can refer to our how to check what generation of Intel processor you have on your PC guide.Before downloading the latest version of Intel graphics driver, it’s important to know the current version of graphics driver installed on your PC.
As per Intel's release notes, users will need an internet connection for Windows to download the Intel Graphics Control Panel from the Microsoft Store.
The updated driver includes automatic gaming tuning, reduces RAM consumption when using Open GL, improves battery life when using Intel's Display Refresh Rate Switching (DRRS) power-saving tech, and Vulkan Driver stability Improvements.
And I know you guys, as fellow mods and/or really helpful people can help us nail this down and hopefully prevent users from hitting Support with driver update questions.
Again, Cedric, if I'm right, then a FAQ update will give us somewhere to direct users.
The change also applies to Windows Server 2019 and later.
Users will be able to roll back to a legacy driver, but Intel recommends against doing this because it could cause system instability, which is "especially pertinent to graphics drivers".
As far as I can tell updating Intel Drivers now requires Intel's Driver Assistant software.
https:// reference, my most recent Intel driver is mid-Jan, 2019 (put exact revision/date here next time on comp).
@Clever Tagline @Stargazer54 @Aladdin4d @Norman PCN @tddavis @Film Sensei @Cedric Bonnier (Tagging the above so you guys know I wrote this. Cedric, based on this thread the website FAQ on driver updates may need revision.) While the devs have stated they've found a couple issues on older Intel GPUs, I want to address driver updates, because I suspect many users incorrectly think their Intel drivers are current.
Intel has changed the format of, and delivery method for drivers as of November 2018.
Windows 10 October update problems: Wiped docs, plus Intel driver warning Back up files before upgrading to Windows 10 1809, and if you get a warning about Intel drivers, do not proceed.