Tips to install video drivers in Acer® TravelMate
The Acer TravelMate Notebook comes with Intel Core Duo processor with 2-MB L2 Cache, 1.66 GHz speed and 667MHz FSB. The notebook is provided with 512 MB DDR2 RAM with 60GB hard disk drive. It uses an integrated 10/100 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet card for networking. Drivers are program files that help in proper functioning of the hardware Each hardware device connected to your Acer Travel Mate laptop requires driver files. The video card plays an important role in the display of the system. Video drivers are essential for getting the video card to work properly. To improve the performance of video card, you could update the video driver with essential features. You could install video drivers by inserting the installation CD in to the CD/DVD drive of your system.
- Check for driver compatibility
- Scan and remove malwares
- Uninstall previous video driver
Check for driver compatibility
Acer TravelMate comes with a built-in video driver. If you have changed your Operating system, the drivers installed in it might not be compatible with the new operating system. This would affect the display of video and pictures on your notebook. Ensure the driver compatibility before installing it in your system. Compatible drivers could be downloaded and installed in your notebook with the help of 'Automatic Windows Updates.'
Scan and remove malwares
Virus scanning is needed before installing each of the drivers in your Acer TravelMate Notebook. This will help you to provide a clean surface for that driver. The presence of any types of viruses might affect the driver installation process and this could produce some error messages during the installation. Update the antivirus software before the driver installation and turn it off as it might block the process.
Acer TravelMate comes with video card drivers installed in it. Due to compatibility issues with the operating system or to improve the clarity of images and video, you need to upgrade the video drivers. If you are installing a new driver, uninstall the previous one. Installing a video driver to a system having another driver might cause display conflicts and affect the system performance badly.