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Windows 7: The case of the misteriously hidden Intel graphics driver

29 Jul 2011   #1

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1
The case of the misteriously hidden Intel graphics driver

The newest Intel graphics driver for

2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics 3000/2000
Intel® Core™ i3 Desktop Processor
Intel® Core™ i3 Mobile Processor
Intel® Core™ i5 Mobile Processor
Intel® Core™ i5 Processor
Intel® Core™ i7 Mobile Processor
Intel® Core™ i7 Mobile Processor Extreme Edition
Intel® Core™ i7 Processor
Intel® Core™ i7 Processor Extreme Edition
Intel® HD Graphics
somehow cannot be found no matter how hard you search, you always find that the latest one is Yet I've managed to dig out this treasure. Why is it hidden? A mistery....

Detailed Description

This software driver package will install the Intel® HD Graphics driver for the Intel® Core™ i3 Processors, Intel® Core™ i5 Processors, Intel® Core™ i3 Mobile Processors, Intel® Core™ i5 Mobile Processors, Intel Core™ i7 Mobile Processors, Intel® Pentium Processor G6950, and the 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i3 processor, 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor, 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i5 vPro™ processor, 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor, and 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i7 vPro™ processor.
These drivers will not function with any other product. View the README file for installation information and the RELEASE NOTES for driver version details. This driver package contains version ( for Windows 7* 64-bit and Windows Vista* 64-bit. This package includes VBIOS files.

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29 Jul 2011   #2

Windows 7 Pro-x64

"This package includes VBIOS files."

The others don't mention this fact. Apparently, the 2418 was an attempt to fix a problem that doesn't affect all boards.
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