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Windows Update Keeps Offering Older Video Card Driver

Meanwhile or if that's not enough, have a look at ways to temporarily disable Windows Update. SolidWorks have told people to hold off though. Marc GP Probably they should be major and minor driver updates. I must point out, that these were amost all older laptops running Windows 7 (or sometimes Vista), not laptops which were released shortly before Windows 10 came out. weblink

Finally, I can use my laptop again Reply Tina Sieber October 11, 2016 at 9:55 am Thank you for the feedback, Ran. Unfortunately, the ATI card broke, and every time Windows tries to use it, the device freezes. In the System Properties window, switch to the Hardware tab and click Device Installation Settings. The answer I accepted, does this. –Rohit Gupta Nov 21 '15 at 18:47 This is useful to anybody who wants to stop ALL driver updates, but allow all non-driver http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/251959-windows-update-keeps-offering-older-video-card-driver.html

As a result, this has lead to many shady websites falsely claiming they are harmful, posting removal instuctions for them and provide a link to a removal tool (e.g. Let's just assume you are actually being helped by a therapist. Verify from time to time that the driver has not changed (this should not happen unless Microsoft manages to break this option).

My problem was with an iMac with El Capitan which I wanted to dual boot with Windows 10 through Apples Boot Camp Assistant. Thanks to all that kept things civil.

Got Feedback? It's not like these people just started making video card drivers two weeks ago, the old one work just fine, the new one doesn't and you can't tell windows not to more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed

If you do want to update your drivers, skip the driver-updating utilities. With Windows 10 in early status and drivers for Windows also in early status, I couldn't 100% tell if a problem or instability was caused by an update or something else. Windows Updates & Activation Unable to update my ATI Video Card DriverEVERY TIME THERE IS AN UPDATE FOR A NEW VIDEO CARD DRIVER FROM THE AMD.COM WEBSITE. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-other_settings/windows-10-update-keeps-installing-an-older-driver/c9ce27f3-ec46-4eac-b1a6-58078e5cb156 Read More .

If you have seen graphics issues that you can pin down to this, that's one thing, but if you are just saying "Well, this created problems in previous versions of windows," No offering of reward/compensation for solutions. Update Your Hardware Drivers With Windows Update Assuming you're using Windows 10, Windows Update will automatically download and install the latest drivers for you. Windows 7 and 8 provided driver updates via If yes, have you tried installing the old driver?

BackTracker versions are available from the ASUS Support site for most of their recent laptops and many of their Transformer Book tablets running Windows 8 or higher. https://www.tenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/12237-windows-10-keeps-updating-nvidia-driver.html Please try the request again. You might have to download a driver from the device manufacturer. I can verify this is true!

Then, theoretically, you still _have_ that key, and could use it to install your version of Windows 8 again. have a peek at these guys I re-enabled updates and let the process run, since I wanted to see how Windows would react to being told to download an update for a GPU that wasn't actually present Reply Tina Sieber November 16, 2016 at 10:01 am Have you reached out to the manufacturer of the hardware lock for support, yet? There were two minor expections.

Seems like an obvious thing to do Chris Henderson Why not use the method that is built into Windows itself instead of an app that might possibly have compat issues? However some people seem to be also reporting that it doesn't work. My question is only partially covered by the chosen forum (so please correct of necessary) since there is no monitor forum, but hey, I'm... check over here Reply oink October 27, 2016 at 2:35 am Windows 10 borked my dual card nvidia setup...

Mandatory security patches and even feature updates are fine with me, particularly since I have read (and been informed by another commenter) that MS is keeping the Insider testing ecosystem alive Unfortunately, Windows 10 keeps trying to reinstall the driver (downloading it from Windows Update), and once it does, the laptop freezes again. Please can anyone help ?

It's not clear what happened to that file.

Like they did with the Xbox always connected. Gordon Hay December 14, 2015 at 3:03 pm Hi Perry. Later install the WiFi drivers originally provided by Manufacturer, which in my case being ASUS. Wifi worked for 2 hours.

Local Group Policy Editor On Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise editions only, you can use the Local Group Policy Editor to disable updates entirely. If drivers do need updating, though, here are your options. Afterwards, check again in the Printer Queues and Printers categories to make sure it has been removed. this content That ability to ‘delete' the drivers while purging the hardware device ID has been available natively since Windows 7.

Joel Hruska It can't be run in compatibility mode? Double-click the respective device, switch to the Details tab, and select Hardware Ids from the drop-down menu under Property. It seems like bait and switch to say, hey update to windows 10, and then when they do they mark your driver as old and remove it when there is no