Why is SP4 i7 512 still using Win 8 Video Driver

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  1. netlawbmg

    netlawbmg New Member

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    I received my SP4 on Friday (last). Had several video crashes (recovered) but it indicated that it is using a Windows 8 video driver when intel has a win 10 driver. Any thoughts?
     
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    It said the same thing when the driver crashed on my Lenovo. Nothing to do with the SP4. Try the beta driver from Intel.
     
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    Id go with the actual driver information not the outdated message displayed from the OS but you might ask why the OS is displaying such a message? of course changing the message wont fix anything so maybe they should just focus on fixing and completing things in Windows 10 that matter; 4 months on still buggy and incomplete. It will take 6-8 more but then it will be time for Redstone so add another 4-6 after that and we will see where we are next year at this time.
     
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    Intel's drivers are compatible with Windows 8.x and later currently, which is unfortunate as by maintaining backwards compatibility we're not taking full advantage of the improvements in Windows 10 yet...
     

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