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Display Card Driver Installation

The "Settings" tab displays the monitor and display adapter under "Display:". In this case, the display adapter is a Radeon 9700 Pro.

If you have more than one display adapter installed in your computer, then each will appear in the "Display:" list. If your video card has multiple outputs, then they will also appear in this list. In this case, entry number 1 is the primary output of the Radeon 9700 Pro and entry number 2 is the secondary output of the same video card. You only have to install the display driver once for both of the outputs to show up.
If you don't have display drivers installed, then the "Display Properties" window doesn't give you any useful information about your display adapter. In that case, you can run Sandra Lite.

Double-click the icon which provides information about your buses. In this case, it's the "PCI(e), AGP, CardBus Bus(es) Information" icon which looks like an expansion card.

Then go to the top drop down box and select the slot which holds the display adapter. In this case, it's the AGP slot. Then, if necessary, go to the next drop down box below and select your video card. The device information section will give you information about that video card. This video card is an NVIDIA GeForce 2 GTS.

If you have integrated graphics, then you really need to find the motherboard chipset name. Integrated video is actually implemented in the chipset. You can use CPU-Z to find your chipset. Just download CPU-Z, unzip it, and then run it. Go to the "Mainboard" tab. The "Chipset" field provides the name of the motherboard chipset. Note that this image shows a motherboard which does not have integrated video but these are the correct fields to check. In this case the chipset is an Intel i875P.
Download And Install The Display Drivers

Before installing your new display drivers, always remember to uninstall your previous display drivers. Check here for uninstallation instructions. Most display drivers currently come in the form of "unified drivers". That means that there is a single program which contains the drivers for a whole range of display adapters. Most unified drivers automatically recognize the display adapter and install the appropriate drivers. The display adapter must be in the computer when you install the display drivers. Generally speaking, if you try to install the wrong display driver, it will give a "hardware not present" error and abort the installation. But there may be exceptions so be careful to install the right one.

If you are changing video cards, then first uninstall the old display drivers before removing the old video card from the computer. Most display drivers will not uninstall properly unless the video card which uses those drivers is in the computer. Then open up the computer, remove the old video card, and insert the new one. Reboot the computer and then install the new display drivers. It will often work if you don't do it this way but you're much less likely to have problems if you first uninstall your old drivers before installing new ones. Check this page for detailed instructions on how to install a new video card.