Windows 10 is a relatively new operating system and Microsoft is offering several updates to fine tune the user experience. Some users, however, have complained about the system’s display crashing after Windows 10 updates NVIDIA Drivers via Windows update. In some NVIDIA forums, users have also complained about stuttering issues and poor image rendering while playing games.
Fix NVIDIA Driver issue after Windows 10 upgrade
The simplest fix to this is to restart your Windows machine after the upgrade. If that doesn’t solve your problem, here are few things that you can do.
After the NVIDIA Driver issue surfaced, the company offered a new set of Drivers to resolve all NVIDIA Driver problems in Windows 10. You need to download NVIDIA 353.62 Driver version from nvidia.com website.
Microsoft has also offered users a way to resolve the issue. Let’s first look at the Microsoft’s resolution for the NVIDIA Driver issue.
Microsoft’s Solution to resolve the Driver issue
Microsoft’s solution involves uninstalling the problematic Driver and/or uninstalling the Windows update that is causing the display issue. If Windows was functioning properly prior to the Driver update or Windows update, you can follow the steps given below to uninstall the Driver or Windows update.
Steps to uninstall the unwanted Driver
- Press Windows +X to open Quick Access menu and choose Device Manger
- Locate the Device Driver with the problem (with a yellow exclamation mark)
- Right click on the problematic Driver and select Uninstall
- In the Uninstall dialog box, check the option “Delete the driver software for this device if available”
Steps to uninstall an unwanted Windows Update
- Click the Start button on desktop
- Type “View Installed Updates” in the search box
- Click on “View Installed Updates – Control Panel” from the Search results.
- Select the unwanted update in the list
- Click Uninstall
If you are not comfortable with Microsoft’s solution, follow the NVIDIA resolution.
Steps to download NVIDIA Driver
- Open your favorite browser and navigate to the URL – http://www.geforce.com/drivers
- Go to Manual Driver search on the webpage
- Enter your computer configuration and hit Start Search
- You need to download the latest NVIDIA Drivers (v353.62) with Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) certification
- After you have downloaded the driver file, right-click on the file and select “Run as administrator” from the context menu
- Follow the on-screen instructions to install the NVIDIA Display Drivers and restart the system