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The procedure below will block updates for all versions of the driver, present and future.
The accepted answer will only block one particular version and has to be re-executed every time a new driver version comes out on Windows Update, which is not very practical since we will find about it too late, when the device stops working.
If it's possible to unclouple drivers by changing the hardware settings in System properties, that might be more convenient.
One can block Windows Update from updating one particular device.
If your distribution's standard update process doesn't give you the latest drivers, you may need to look for other package repositories for your distribution.
For example, to upgrade closed-source drivers on Ubuntu, you may need to go to System Settings Reboot your computer to use the new graphics driver.
Updating the bios is not necessary unless it supports the current version the driver you will download (This rarely happens).
Opening wushowhide.diagcab will launch the troubleshooter. Then click Next to proceed and follow the instructions provided by the troubleshooter to hide the problematic driver or update.Step 1 : Find device hardware ID In Device Manager, right-click on the device, choose Properties, then in the Details tab set Property to Hardware Ids and copy the displayed id.Step 2 : Install your driver Disconnect the computer from the Internet, go again into Device Manager, uninstall the driver installed by Windows and install your own.I have a hp laptop which has intel 5500 graphics and dedicated 940m 2gb They are the same versions as they were when i bought when the laptop. As ive had previous experiences where i ended up with drivers not working properly.
my question is do we have to update the integrated graphics as well or can i just update the 940m? also whats the difference between updating from device manager and going to the nvidia website urself and downloading it from there? Sometimes laptop vendors have tweaked versions of GFX drives ... I generally recommend checking manufacturer;s web site 1st, in your case HP, and if nothing there, then go to intel and n Vidia It doesnt matter what you update first although there are some default bios settings that prioritizes a certain driver.Every time Windows 10 runs updates (which I see no way to control), it updates my graphics driver. It's just that the comments are temporary and may be [email protected] Phi - If you post an answer ( or edit the answer that was deleted )with the full resolution contained within an answer I will award a 100 reputation bounty to it.