Updating geforce drivers
For more information, visit "WHQL Certified" Windows Hardware Quality Labs testing or WHQL Testing is a testing process which involves running a series of tests on third-party (i.e.non-Microsoft) hardware or software, and then submitting the log files from these tests to Microsoft for review.DCH drivers cannot be installed over a standard system, and Standard drivers cannot be installed over a DCH system.To confirm the type of system you have, locate Driver Type under the System Information menu in the NVIDIA Control Panel.Nvidia has uncovered and patched three vulnerabilities in the Windows display drivers for the company’s Ge Force, Quadro and Tesla graphics cards.If exploited, the vulnerabilities could lead to denial of service, escalation of privileges or information disclosure on the host machines.Please ensure that newer Recommended/Certified drivers are not already posted on prior to installation and usage of Beta drivers.Beta drivers posted do not carry any warranties nor support services.
It has been tested for workstation environments with reduced product support, and is recommended only for those users who need specific features that are mentioned in the respective release highlights or release notes."ODE" Optimal Driver for Enterprise (ODE) Most users select this choice for optimal stability and performance.
It also offers ISV certification and long lifecycle support Quadro New Feature Driver (QNF) Users occasionally select this choice for bug fixes, new features, new VR headset support or new Game Engine support.
"Standard" packages are those that do not require the DCH driver components."DCH" (Declarative, Componentized, Hardware Support Apps) refers to new packages preinstalled by OEMS implementing the Microsoft Universal Driver paradigm.
The scan collects data necessary to recommend the correct driver update such as graphics hardware, operating system, language, and current driver version.
There are two ways to access the NVIDIA Update control panel.