The following steps will allow you to check the type of video adapter you
have as well as the date of the driver
- Minimize or close any open programs
Open your Device Manager (How
do I find the Device Manager?)
- Locate the Display Adapters and expand the list by clicking
the arrow to the left of this item
- Double-click the
video card shown
- Select the Driver tab
adapter type and driver date will be shown here.
If the driver date is more than a year old it is likely there is an update available. NVIDIA
and AMD drivers
can be downloaded clicking on the appropriate link.