If a driver is not available or is not compatible with your system (as with some Sony notebooks), you may be able to install a modified third party driver using

Warning: Even if a graphics card will physically fit and your power supply has enough power (and the right connectors), it may not work.

Certain PC vendors including Dell, HP and Acer use custom-designed motherboards.

Here we explain to upgrade your graphics card for less than £150.

Just be sure to first check that your motherboard has an available PCI Express slot, the case has enough room to fit a card, and your power supply that can handle the extra strain.

Keeping your graphics card drivers up-to-date will ensure stable performance of applications and games on your computer. Note the full name of the graphics card somewhere for later.

Now that you've learned your graphics card manufacturer and model, go to the manufacturer's website and find driver downloads.

Now today my laptop has random black screen issues.

I need to know how to undo the last video card driver update.

It is a story we hear time and again from customers: They take the time and effort to download the correct certified driver for SOLIDWORKS from the SOLIDWORKS certified list, only to have a Windows update come along and displace that driver with the “Latest & Greatest”, which in many cases, turns out to be not so great!

We can prevent the Windows operating system (Windows 7 & Windows 10) from automatically updating your drivers with the “Latest & Greatest” by following the simple series of steps below: Please keep in mind that this will not prevent other update utilities from potentially affecting your driver settings – many hardware companies have their own applications that run on startup of the operating system that check for the latest updates and automatically download and update your hardware with the latest drivers available.

before installing updated drivers to avoid driver conflicts.