How To Activate a New Nvidia Drivers

How To Activate a New Nvidia Drivers

What is Nvidia Drivers?

A driver is a software that enables the operating system to communicate with hardware or a device. Thus, for an NVIDIA graphics driver, it allows the OS to communicate with the video card, ensuring that it functions properly.

How To Activate a New Nvidia Drivers

Head over to the Nvidia website, and from there, you can choose your graphics card from the various dropdowns. Select your operating system, choose the right driver type (Game Ready Driver for gamers) and download. Then run through the steps, install the drivers and enjoy your games.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to do a fresh NVIDIA driver install?

For Installation options, select Custom (Advanced), then click NEXT. For Custom installation options, select Perform a clean installation then click NEXT. Click CLOSE when the installation is completed.

How do I manually update NVIDIA drivers?

Updating Nvidia GPU Drivers Manually

  1. Go to Nvidia’s driver download page here.
  2. Fill out the dropdowns to match your graphics card.
  3. Click “Search.” The website will bring up the latest available driver.
  4. Click “Download.” The driver will go to your downloads folder.
  5. Open the launcher in your downloads folder.

How do I check for new NVIDIA drivers?

Right-click on the windows desktop and select NVIDIA Control Panel. Navigate to the Help menu and select Updates. The second way is via the new NVIDIA logo in the windows system tray. Right-click on the logo and select Check for updates or Update preferences.

Why my Nvidia driver is not installing?

There are two primary reasons why Nvidia drivers do not download: the automatic download setting is disabled, or there is a problem with the Nvidia graphics software itself. Here are the steps you need to follow to fix it.

Do I need to reinstall Nvidia driver?

It used to be the case that an uninstall was first required. Today the recommended method is to overinstall the newer driver on top of your older driver. This will allow you to maintain any current NVIDIA Control Panel settings or profiles.

Can you update NVIDIA drivers without GeForce Experience?

Yes, standalone GeForce drivers are still available from

How do I download the latest Nvidia driver?

How to download Nvidia drivers

  1. Open the Nvidia website in a browser.
  2. In the navigation menu across the top of the webpage, click “Drivers” and then click “GeForce Drivers.”
  3. In the “Automatic Driver Updates” section, click “Download Now” to download the GeForce Experience app.

How do I know what driver I have?


  1. Open Device Manager from Start menu or search in Start menu.
  2. Expand the respective component driver to be checked, right-click the driver, then select Properties.
  3. Go to the Driver tab and the Driver Version is shown. For example:

How do I manually install old NVIDIA drivers?

Option 2: Roll Back To Your Previous Driver

  1. Click Start.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Performance and Maintenance and then System (in Category view) or System (in Classic view)
  4. Select the Hardware Tab.
  5. Click Device Manager.
  6. Double-click on Display Adapters.
  7. Double-click on your NVIDIA GPU.
  8. Select the Driver Tab.

Who owns NVIDIA?

The top individual shareholders of Nvidia are Jen-Hsun (“Jensen”) Huang, Colette M. Kress, and Mark A. Stevens, and the top institutional shareholders are Vanguard Group Inc., BlackRock Inc.