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Install Video Drivers in Lenovo® IdeaPad Z560 Laptop

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How to install video drivers in Lenovo IdeaPad Z560?

Lenovo IdeaPad Z560 is a multimedia laptop that offers high definition display advanced audio and graphics for a stunning audio experience. It comes with a Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 bit Operating System and 15.6″ inch HD Widescreen LED Backlit Display. Lenovo IdeaPad Z560 is powered by Intel Core i7- 620M processor and 1Gb Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce 315M Graphics Card or Intel Integrated GFX. The memory capacity and storage capacity includes up to 8GB DDR3 RAM and up to 640GB Hard Disk. The function of video card is to process and send videos to a monitor or other display. You can also install a video driver in order to activate the video card. These days most of the computers have a built-in video card and driver. If these built-in video cards or drives do not work properly, you might get your card and driver replaced.

Following are the guidelines to install the video drivers in Lenovo IdeaPad Z560 and the things to keep in mind:
  • Identify your video card
  • Download and install the driver
  • Things to be kept in mind

Identify your video card

Before installing the video driver in your Lenovo IdeaPad Z560, first thing to do is to identify the video card being inserted in your computer. You would get the details from ‘Device manager’ in the ‘Control panel’. Here, you can also get the product number and manufacturer’s name. Only by getting these details, you could search for the driver in the website. The thing is, the driver you might download needs to be compatible with the video card inserted in your computer.

Download and install the driver

After getting the details and finding the compatible driver, search for the particular driver in the website. You might search the driver from card’s and system manufacturer’s website. Ensure to use authentic websites for downloading. After downloading, from the above downloaded files, select set-up files and start installing the driver to your Lenovo IdeaPad Z560 and restart your computer after installation.

Things to be kept in mind

Before installing the video drivers, you need to check for the memory requirement. If the memory requirement is larger than the available memory of the system, you need to delete unwanted programs and files from your Lenovo IdeaPad Z560. Most of the drivers come with an ability to download the necessary updates from the websites whenever you connect to the Internet. So, you need to enable the ‘Automatic updates’. Also ensure a virus free system for installation.

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