In order to get the best fit for their devices, PC and laptop manufacturers will often tinker with Intel’s drivers prior to users installing them. The knock-on effect of which is that users are blocked from downloading Intel’s latest generic drivers without workarounds—but no more.

If you thought downloading Intel’s graphics drivers for your Intel-powered system would be as easy as heading to the driver download page and clicking install, you’d be wrong. No, users wishing to utilise the onboard integrated graphics (iGPU) with the latest graphics firmware have until this point been forced to seek the OEM-approved driver package, which often required a trip to the device manufacturer’s website or patiently waiting for a pushed system update.

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