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SHNOG
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Unable to update the graphics drivers of a Lenovo Yoga 720-15IKB

It has come to my attention that the graphics drivers on my lenovo yoga 720 are out of date. A bit of background info, I have an Intel HD Graphics 630 graphics card, with windows 10 x64. The lenovo website states that the graphics drivers you are supposed to use on your computer are supposed to be downloaded from the manufacturer that made your computer's graphics card. Since I have an intel graphics card, I attempted to download the most recent graphics driver avaiable on the intel website, the Widnows 10 DCH drivers. The problem is that I always recieve this error message after trying to install it: "The driver being installed is not validated for this computer. Please obtain the appropriate driver from the computer manufacturer."

 

Considering my computer is telling me I need to recieve the driver from Lenovo, and the Lenovo website is telling me I need to get the driver from Intel, I am not exactly sure how I am supposed to resolve this problem. It is worth nothing that intel does not provide the .zip file for the graphics driver, which means the method of manually uploading the drivers does not work anymore. Can anyone help me figure out how to bypass this error message/get the driver from lenovo themselves?

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Registered: ‎07-21-2010
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Re: Unable to update the graphics drivers of a Lenovo Yoga 720-15IKB

Hi,

 

Normally you get the graphics driver from the laptop manufacturer and not the video card makers website.  For 720-15ikb I found the drivers on the drivers download site.  I did not see where it says you should download from intel?

 

https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/yoga-series/yoga-720-15ikb/download...)

 

Another option is to run Lenovo Vantage and let it install driver updates for you.


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