The Standard VGA Graphics Adapter refers to display hardware on your computer. Some video cards are listed in the Device Manager as Standard VGA Graphics Adapter.
If your Windows system displays Standard VGA Graphics Adapter in Device Manager, it generally means your system is not recognizing the installed Graphics Card and its Drivers, and the system is running on standard Display Drivers. Although it may not seem to be a problem, you will not be able to enjoy things such as Aero themes or play 3D games until you perform a Standard VGA Graphics Adapter update.
If you find a yellow exclamation by the Standard VGA Graphics Adapter entry under Display Adapter in your Device Manager, it generally indicates that a Standard VGA Graphics Adapter update is needed. Follow the steps given below to perform a Standard VGA Graphics Adapter update:
Click on Start -> Control Panel -> System
Go to Hardware Tab and click on Device Manager
Under Display Adapter, double click on Standard VGA Graphics Adapter to views its Properties
Click on Details tab and search for the Hardware IDS for the Graphics Card in the given list
The Hardware IDs have Vendor and Device IDs. You need to copy and paste the Hardware IDS in the search bar of the browser to find the exact name of the Driver for the device. Alternatively, you can run a Free Graphics Drivers Scan to get exact details on the missing Drivers.
Once you have downloaded the required Driver, install it and your system will recognize your Graphics Card after a Standard VGA Graphics Adapter update.
Fix Standard VGA Graphics Adapter Error 10
The system does not show any error message openly when you are required to perform a Standard VGA Graphics Adapter update. You can see the error message when you view the properties of the Standard VGA Graphics Adapter in Device Manager. The error is usually caused because Windows cannot find the required Drivers for the Graphics Card.
Running Standard VGA Graphics Adapter update and installing the latest Drivers for the Graphics Card will resolve this issue. Alternatively, you can also uninstall the Drivers of Standard VGA Graphics Adapter and then click on Scan for hardware changes in Display Adapter. When you follow this procedure, the system will prompt you to specify a location for the Graphics Card Drivers.
Standard VGA Graphics Adapter update is necessary to enjoy advanced graphics effects such as 3D image rendering. Your system will not use the installed Graphics Card until you perform a standard VGA Graphics Adapter update which involves installing the correct Device Drivers which can take advantage of all the functionalities of the Graphics Card installed in your system.
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