Don’t spend hours looking for the specific driver for your hardware device.
Alternatively, you can use the device manager to check if there are problems with any of your hardware devices.
In many cases the answer to this is yes, however in some cases the manufacturers no longer make the Drivers available so you need to use a Driver Update Tool to install the missing Drivers.
NVIDIA Update provides notifications for Ge Force and ION GPUs for both desktop and notebook PCs. When you install a Release 270 or later Ge Force/ION driver from you will be presented with the option to install NVIDIA Update.
Once installed on your PC, NVIDIA Update scans your hardware configuration and your current driver version to determine the appropriate driver for your NVIDIA GPUs.
I'm asking because the last laptop I had, had an AMD GPU, and if I installed the driver from the official AMD website, I'd be getting constant BSODs and system crashes. better to get them direct from nvidia either through the GF experience or directly from there drivers section.
I've read a lot about driver updates on the NVidia website, all the drivers named like 163.. It says on the case Will downloading new drivers screw something up in my computer or cause any compatibility problems? If the answer is yes to both, Can you please tell me how to go about it?
Updated drivers are often released every few weeks.
Installing the latest drivers will ensure that you get the best performance out of your games.
The scan collects data necessary to recommend the correct driver update such as graphics hardware, operating system, language, and current driver version.