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Graphics driver update for HP Pavillion DV6 - 2157wm

Hi every one!

I am new to this community and i really need help guys. I need an updated driver for my laptop DV6-2157wm. Its having intel hd graphics builtin in laptop and on hp site, the driver is still of 2009. No new driver update has been provided by HP. What the heck they are doing? Why are they not updating the driver? Any guidance regarding this problem will be really appreciated from you guys :smileyhappy:

 

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Fahad

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Re: Graphics driver update for HP Pavillion DV6 - 2157wm

download the drivers from the intel website. you will be doing a manual update which worked great on my dv6-2150us and i now have the 01-12-2012 drivers from intel.

 

1. save them to disk dont open for installing during the d/l process.

2. open and unzip files to folder.

3. via control pane-device manager you will select display adapter.

4. open properties for the display adapter.

5. select driver tab.

6. select update driver.

7. select browse my computer for driver

8.select Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer.

9. select have disk then locate the folder which you unzipped new drivers and select folder named Graphics.

10. select the igdlh64.inf file and away you go to the new drivers being installed. Good luck it works.

 

 

 

Hp Pavillion

dv6-2150us

intel core i3-330m trying to upgrade to i7-820qm if i can get it to work 8)

 

 

 

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Re: Graphics driver update for HP Pavillion DV6 - 2157wm

Hi,

Use a propriate driver from Intel..

http://downloadcenter.intel.com/SearchResult.aspx?lang=eng&ProductFamily=Graphics&ProductLine=Laptop...

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Re: Graphics driver update for HP Pavillion DV6 - 2157wm

tnx for the reply. but on the download page, i noticed this "These software drivers are generic versions and can be used for general purposes. However, computer original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) may have altered the features, incorporated customizations, or made other changes to the software or software packaging they provide. To avoid any potential installation incompatibilities on your OEM system, Intel recommends that you check with your OEM and use the software provided by your system manufacturer." under the usage heading.

 

Please let me know that will cause any problem, as the description is saying?

 

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Don't worry about that. You can download the drivers from HP but if you need the latest ones, download it from the manufacturer's websites. It won't cause any troubles and perhaps will be even better..

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Re: Graphics driver update for HP Pavillion DV6 - 2157wm

hi, thanks for the reply. but when i tried to install the driver, it gave an error.error

 

My laptop specs are:

 

1. Windows 7 Home Premium.

2. Processor: Intel Core i3 M330 2.13Ghz

3. 64bit OS

 

Kindly help me...

 

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Hmm, it looks like the HP Assistant won't let you to install it. I use Nvidia drivers straight from nVidia and have no problems at all but I don't use the HP Assistant and other utilities from HP except the Wireless Assistant. You will have to stick with the HP driver from 2009 I gues..

Could you tell me the exact model of the graphics card, please?

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thank you so much for the reply. and my graphics is built-in, its Intel Graphics Media Accelerator HD (Core i3). Also there is some bios information, its Intel Video BIOS

 

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i dont know why HP is not updating the drivers for this machine?? Or they just leave updating the drivers for machines older than a year.. Its totally unfair..

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Re: Graphics driver update for HP Pavillion DV6 - 2157wm


fahadali wrote:

i dont know why HP is not updating the drivers for this machine?? Or they just leave updating the drivers for machines older than a year.. Its totally unfair..


They have many new laptops to support so HP can't keep supporting older laptops for many years. It's the same like with the BIOS, when they fix all major issues, they can stop updating it because the system should work without troubles..

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so its just like that, i had to use the older driver from now onwards?

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