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Windows 7: Install this update or hide it? Based on what?

16 Mar 2015   #1
Max Pen

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Install this update or hide it? Based on what?

Intel Corporation - Graphics Adapter WDDM1.1, Graphics Adapter WDDM1.2 - Intel(R) HD Graphics

Download size: 59,5 MB

You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect.

Update type: Optional

Intel Corporation Graphics Adapter WDDM1.1, Graphics Adapter WDDM1.2 software update released in January, 2015

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16 Mar 2015   #2
oscer1

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hi everyone will have their opinion on this but i usually hide graphic updates cause it caused me problems before.
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17 Mar 2015   #3
NoelDP

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You should check your manufacturer's website to see if they have other drivers available for the graphics card - they may be more recent than the ones on Windows Update.
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17 Mar 2015   #4
ignatzatsonic

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Max Pen View Post
Intel Corporation - Graphics Adapter WDDM1.1, Graphics Adapter WDDM1.2 - Intel(R) HD Graphics
I tend to agree with Oscer.

I was offered that very same Intel update and turned it down.

I don't like to mess with something that is working well, particularly something as critical as the graphics built into my Intel CPU. Are you having any issues even vaguely related to graphics performance?

Several years back, I accepted such a graphics update and regretted it, although I can't recall the specific details.

If it were a security-related update, I'd likely accept it.
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17 Mar 2015   #5
oscer1

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My problem was my system would freeze up after a graphics update so since then I never updated the graphics had no problem since.
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