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Monitor drivers - Windows default or monitor manufacturer supplied?

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Poll: Monitor drivers - Windows default or monitor manufacturer supplied? (1 member(s) have cast votes)

Do you use the Windows default monitor driver, the monitor manufacturer's driver, or another driver?

  1. Windows default monitor driver (1 votes [100.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 100.00%

  2. Monitor manufacturer's monitor driver (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  3. Another monitor driver (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%


#1 usasma


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Posted 16 July 2017 - 08:19 AM

I wonder if it's time to start installing monitor specific drivers instead of the default one's that Windows installs (these are the monitor drivers - NOT the graphics card drivers)

These drivers have been ignored by all but a few users as long as I've been working on computers,.


I have to wonder if the advances in video card technology are making these drivers become necessary.

I've noticed increasing amounts of problems with video cards that can't be fixed by updating video card drivers, or be identified with current video card tests.


This is an informal poll that I'll post here and in the Windows 10 forum.

If you use monitor drivers other than the Windows default, could you please add a note about why you use them and your experiences with them.


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#2 hamluis



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Posted 16 July 2017 - 08:59 AM

Hi, John :).


I'm going to redirect anyone viewing this to the poll in the Win 10 forum...I think that the duplication of topics will likely result in less response based on the premise that members visiting the BSOD forum are likely less cognizant of the causes of posted problems.  I also suspect that W10 users are those experiencing such issues.




I've not done any research but I see few monitor problems or graphics problems that are not related to graphics drivers or failing hardware or damaged files.


This topic is now closed to avoid confusion.



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