Toshiba® Satellite L450 Installing graphics driver
How to install graphics driver in Toshiba Satellite® L450?
Toshiba Satellite® L450 comes with pre-installed Windows® 7 Home Premium 32-bit Operating System. The system contains Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD as in-built. You can also install external graphics drivers to gain more features and video capabilities. Suppose you have inserted the graphic card in your system, Windows®7 installed in your system can search the driver automatically for the graphic card and install it. If you want to do it manually, just make the automatic driver installation option disabled. You can download the EXE version of the graphics driver from the product site. To install you just need a double click on it. If it is a zip version you need to extract it and double click on SETUP.EXE file. Some of the things you need to keep in mind while installing graphics driver in Toshiba Satellite® L450 are described below:
- Uninstall existing graphics card drivers
- Select appropriate driver for your card
- Update the video card driver
Uninstall existing graphics card drivers
If there is already a graphic card driver existing in your system and you are trying to install another driver or new version of an existing one, it will create potential conflicts in your system. So, before installing the video card driver check your device manager and remove the existing one. Make sure that it is uninstalled completely. Now you can start installing the new version of your video card driver.
Select appropriate driver for your card
You need to select the proper driver for your video card. Make sure that the driver you selected actually belongs to the video card in your system. If you are using driver software which is not compatible to your video card, it will surely make display conflicts in your computer system. You also need to check the compatibility of the card towards your OS.
After installing the video card driver you need to restart the system and update the driver. For this, find the manufacturer of your video card from your system’s display properties. To start updating you need to establish an Internet connection. Updating is also a solution for problems with hardware part and it can expand features of hardware parts to a greater extend.