Updating your video driver

03 Oct

For a list of AMD Partners and their corresponding websites, refer to KB article: GPU 91 The Autodetect tool is a small application that does not need to be installed.It is the recommended method for installing or updating the graphics driver.Simple install the software, scan your system, and update your drivers the quick and easy way. Common Driver Sources Community Q&A Video card drivers are important for all computers because they tell the operating system (Windows 7) how to operate your video card.When drivers get outdated, your PC becomes slow, some of your devices stop working, and your computer starts crashing more often.That’s why it’s absolutely vital to update drivers on a regular basis.

Here are some reasons to NOTE: Updating the graphics driver is not required even though a newer version is available.

Let us explore the available methods for locating a compatible driver on the AMD website and understand when and why to use each method.​ NOTE: AMD also provides drivers for other non-graphics products it designs such as: RAID, motherboard chipsets, and audio.

Although drivers for these products are available for download from the AMD website, the installation and configuration support is provided by the system vendor or motherboard manufacturer.

Plus there's always the risk of installing an incompatible driver that would make your computer unbootable.

The solution: use our Driver Scanner to find, download and install the right driver updates automatically.