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.
This information is sent to NVIDIA and matched to our driver database to check for updates.
Updating the graphics driver can resolve display issues in Adobe applications.
In some cases, updating the graphics driver can resolve stability issues in Adobe applications.
There are two ways to access the NVIDIA Update control panel.
Driver Restore checks driver compatibility with your computer's manufacturer to update the correct drivers.
Starting with R275 drivers, NVIDIA Update also provides automatic updates for game and program profiles, including SLI profiles.
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.
- PC Mag, January 2017** Slim Cleaner’s system-improving tools makes it PCMag.com’s Editors Choice in the free PC tune-up utility category.
To identify the manufacturer and model of the computer's video adapter or chipset, use the Direct X Diagnostic Tool included with Windows 8, Windows 7, and Vista.
In Windows 8, if you're in Metro mode, choose Desktop, then open the Search Charm, which is where you type in dxdiag.
The list is in alphabetical orderand the Operating System filters are at the very bottom of the list.
Utility is compatible with your Windows® operating system. spares you the potentially laborious task of checking all of your drivers to see if they're up to date—and it makes it quite easy to do so.